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Mathletes place first at Math Relays

Mathletes place first at Math Relays

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2019

The Hays High Mathletes competed in Fort Hays State University math relays on Thursday, Nov. 14. The team finished first place overall in the 4-5-6A division. “I was excited with so many students and schools participating,” instructor Dustin Dreher said. “Taking first is always the goal.” Students...

Students promote 2019 Hays High Musical, ‘Anything Goes,’ performances Nov. 14-17

Students promote 2019 Hays High Musical, ‘Anything Goes,’ performances Nov. 14-17

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

November 10, 2019

This year's musical, "Anything Goes," will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 14-16 at 12th St. Auditorium. There also will be a Sunday matinee at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 17. Due to double-casting this year, two students will be playing the role of Reno Sweeney. Sophomore Shirley Lee will perform on Nov. 14 and...

KMEA District results announced

KMEA District results announced

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

The Northwest Kansas Music Educator Association (KMEA) District results have been announced for band, orchestra and choir. These students will perform on Dec. 7 at Fort Hays State University in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center at 3 p.m.  The students who made it into KMEA District Band include t...

Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences takes place on Oct. 24 and 28

Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences takes place on Oct. 24 and 28

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2019

Parent/Teacher Conferences were held on Oct. 24 and 28 from 4-7 p.m. in the cafeteria. Parent/Teacher Conferences are a way for parents to communicate with teachers on how well their students are doing in their classes.   Principal Martin Straub said that Parent/Teacher Conferences are for parents to get...

Dungeons & Dragons Club meets for first time

Dungeons & Dragons Club meets for first time

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in Chief

October 24, 2019

Dungeons and Dragons Club met for the first time in Room 121 after school on Oct. 21. Twelve students attended the first meeting.  According to the Dungeon and Dragons Website, the core of D&D is storytelling. Those playing tell a story together, guiding heroes through quests for treasure, battl...

Debate Team attends Philosophy Workshop

Debate Team attends Philosophy Workshop

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

The Debate Team went to a philosophy workshop, also referred as the Fort Hays State University Philosophy Day, on Oct. 9. The event was held in The Black and Gold Room of the Memorial Union of FHSU.   “Our advanced and our novice kids went, and that would've been roughly 14 of us,” instructo...

Music Department raises $500 during second annual Fall Benefit Concert

Music Department raises $500 during second annual Fall Benefit Concert

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

October 10, 2019

The Music Department held their second annual Fall Benefit Concert at 7 p.m. on Oct. 8 at Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center. The vocal and orchestra groups were the featured performers of the night. The Chamber Singers operated the concert, with junior Alisara Arial and sophomore Carson Brooksher...

Leadership Team meets with freshmen

Leadership Team meets with freshmen

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2019

The Leadership Team met with the freshmen for the second activity of the school year during PRIDE Time on Oct. 3 to discuss different learning styles, the end of the nine weeks, GPAs, Breakfast for Champions, and the Wright Family activity. The freshmen were required to go to the activity, which was l...

Juniors attend summer Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar

Juniors attend summer Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2019

Dedicated to inspiring young leaders, the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) seminar during the summer was an opportunity for juniors Allison Brooks and Alicia Feyerherm to develop their leadership skills and achieve their highest potential. The seminar was held from June 1-3 on the Kansas State...

Annual KSPA Fall Conference educates, inspires student journalists

Annual KSPA Fall Conference educates, inspires student journalists

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

September 26, 2019

High school journalists from across the state gathered at the annual Kansas Scholastic Press Association Fall Conference at Fort Hays State University to develop their skills and learn more about their rights as journalists.  Each year, the conference brings in professors, professionals and expert advi...

Orchestra students travel to Colorado

Orchestra students travel to Colorado

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2019

Orchestra students traveled to Denver and Boulder on Sept. 20-21 to see the Colorado Symphony.  The students get the opportunity to see one symphony orchestra a year, typically out of state. Some of the places they have gone in past years have been Omaha, Oklahoma City and Colorado Springs....

New school year brings many new staff members

New school year brings many new staff members

Allison Brooks, Multimedia Editor

September 19, 2019

Relocating to a new town and a new school can be a very stressful but exciting task. This year, seven new teachers were hired, and multiple other new employees were added to the school’s staff.  The new staff members were hired for several reasons, such as previous teachers retiring or mov...

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