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Students attend Fort Hays Sate University Future Educator’s Day on March 9

Students attend Fort Hays Sate University Future Educator’s Day on March 9

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2020

Seventeen students attended the Fort Hays State University Future Educator’s Day on March 9. “I plan on becoming a teacher when I attend FHSU,” senior Joji Backman said. “I heard about FHSU wanting to throw this all together, and I was also hoping to get some questions answered from the right...

Leadership Team hosts eighth grade visit

Leadership Team hosts eighth grade visit

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2020

The Leadership Team hosted the eighth grade visit on March 9 to give the incoming freshmen an idea of what high school will be like. Seniors and juniors on the team broke into groups to provide the eighth graders with tours of the school, a pre-enrollment session and an opportunity to meet with nearly...

Gender Sexuality Alliance holds bracelet-making day on March 10

Gender Sexuality Alliance holds bracelet-making day on March 10

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

March 10, 2020

In order to encourage more students to attend the Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) meetings, the current members decided to host a day for interested students to visit Room 112A on Tuesday, March 10 after school to make friendship bracelets. A common misconception is that GSA is only for members of...

Journalism team competes at Kansas Scholastic Press Association regional contest

Journalism team competes at Kansas Scholastic Press Association regional contest

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2020

The journalism team participated in Kansas Scholastic Press Association regional contests at the Fort Hays State University on Thursday, Feb. 27. Out of the 36 events the team entered, 25 qualified for state. Journalism instructor Jessica Augustine said she was impressed with how the group did...

Art students place in 2020 WAC League Art Competition

Art students place in 2020 WAC League Art Competition

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

Art students participated in the 2020 WAC League Art Competition on Feb. 28. “Students from all over Southwest Kansas submitted art for this show,” senior Olivia Reed said. “As far the people from Hays, Mrs. [Jen] Younger pretty much chose students who were willing to submit their work and whoever...

Valentine’s Day Card Contest Winners

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

Based off of a poll on the Hays High website, the Hays High Guidon is happy to announce the winners of the Valentine's Day Card making contest. Congratulations! Winners, please come to instructor Jessica Augustine's room, Room 144 before school or during PRIDE Time.

Forensics team competes in Lyons on Feb. 22

Forensics team competes in Lyons on Feb. 22

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2020

The forensics team attended a tournament in Lyons on Saturday, Feb. 22. The team did not bring back any medals or have any finalists, though. Freshman Emily White competed in Impromptu Duet Acting. Senior Casey Su competed in Humorous Solo. Quinton McGuire competed in Humorous Solo and Impromptu...

2020 Spring Play cast prepares for first student matinee

2020 Spring Play cast prepares for first student matinee

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

March 7, 2020

This year's Spring Play cast has been refining their performance of "Murder's in the Heir" for their first-ever student matinee for Hays Middle School on the morning of March 11. The performances will take place at 7 p.m. on March 19-21 at 12th St. Auditorium. In order to book your tickets in adva...

Hays High teacher recognized as Kansas Master Teacher

Hays High teacher recognized as Kansas Master Teacher

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2020

Emporia State University (ESU) selected seven Kansas school instructors as the 2020 Kansas Master Teachers. This year, English instructor Kathy Wagoner was among the selected for this honor. Each teacher will receive a check for $1,000 through the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. In an...

Choir students perform in KMEA All-State Convention concert

Choir students perform in KMEA All-State Convention concert

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

March 4, 2020

This year’s Kansas Music Educators Association All-State Convention took place Feb. 27-29 at Century II in Wichita, with rehearsals on the first two days and performances on the third. The convention included music students from hundreds of Kansas schools divided into a Treble Choir, Mixed Choir, Jazz...

Chamber Singers host second annual Cabaret

Chamber Singers host second annual Cabaret

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2020

The Hays High Chamber Singers hosted their second annual Cabaret on Feb. 14 and 15, starting at 7:30 pm each evening. The event lasted approximately two hours, consisting of two acts, separated by an intermission. Sets from the Chamber Singers featured performances from the following: Act I “I...

Senior places first at school-wide Poetry Out Loud competition

Senior places first at school-wide Poetry Out Loud competition

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2020

Poetry Out Loud, a well-known poetry foundation, focuses on building self-confidence in young adults and helping them master public speaking skills. Hays High recently held a Poetry Out Loud competition on Jan. 16. The foundation awards a $20,000 scholarship to the first-place winner at the national...

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