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Welders take second at Beloit Welding Competition

Welders take second at Beloit Welding Competition

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2019


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Four welders competed at the Beloit Welding Competition on March 1 at North Central Kansas Technical College (NCK). Their team score was based on their individual scores, which landed them in second place. Out of 102 competitors, three placed in the top 20 and senior Kyle Casper placed in the top...

Spring Play cast anxious to perform

Spring Play cast anxious to perform

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2019


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The Spring Play “Cheaper By The Dozen” will take place on March 7-9 at 7p.m.. Tickets for the play are $4 for a student/child and $6 for an adult. At the door they are $5 and $7. Tickets are still available online or through any cast member. With this being the week of performance, members...

Students compete at State Career Development Conference

Students compete at State Career Development Conference

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2019


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DECA members traveled to compete at the State Career Development Conference (SCDC) from March 3-5. At this competition, DECA members prepared presentations for judges, presented and then attended the awards ceremony where seven groups found out they would attend nationals. Nationals is set to take...

Students compete at Kansas Scholastic Press Association regional competition, receive placements

Students compete at Kansas Scholastic Press Association regional competition, receive placements

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2019


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Fourteen people competed in the regional Kansas Scholastic Press Association competition on Feb. 26. This competition allows yearbook and newspaper students alike to test their skills against other high school students in their school division. This is the first year since 2014 students have competed...

Students participate in KMEA All-State Choirs

Students participate in KMEA All-State Choirs

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019


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This year’s KMEA All-State Choir participants traveled to Wichita on Feb. 21 for rehearsals and a performance on the afternoon of Feb. 23 at Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. This was the first year that KMEA split their High School Honor Choir into two so they could accommod...

Students submit projects to Kansas Association of Broadcasters Student Broadcast Awards

Students submit projects to Kansas Association of Broadcasters Student Broadcast Awards

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2019


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Since 2006, Hays High students have been submitting entries to the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) Student Broadcast Awards competition. “It’s a competition between students and schools that have video production programs that is sponsored by the Kansas Association of Broadcasters,” Instruct...

Students tackle the ACT

Students tackle the ACT

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2019


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Juniors and seniors took the American College Test (ACT) on Wednesday, Feb. 20 and the ACT WorkKeys on Thursday, Feb. 21. The ACT WorkKeys test measures eight work place skills, while the ACT test is a national college admissions examination that consists of tests in four subject areas. “I took...

Scholar’s Bowl competes in state competition

Scholar’s Bowl competes in state competition

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019


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State Scholar’s Bowl competition took place on Feb. 9 and Hays High sent a team of sophomores Andrew Duke, Allison Brooks, Alicia Feyerherm, Skylar Zimmerman, junior Levi Hickert and senior Cameron Karlin. The team placed sixth out of the eight teams that competed and that completed their Schol...

Students get paired up on blind dates to test whether 36 questions can make strangers fall in love

Students get paired up on blind dates to test whether 36 questions can make strangers fall in love

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019


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A 2015 New York Times article states that answering these 36 questions along with two to four minutes of eye contact can lead strangers to fall in love. To test this thoery, The Hays High Guidon recruited volunteers to be set up on blind dates. The students didn’t know what they were going to be doing...

Indian Call activites conclude

Indian Call activites conclude

McKena McBride and Madison Weber

February 11, 2019


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Indian Call activities came to an end with the annual dance in Gym B, 8:00-10:30p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. The Indian Call king and queen were announced after the Varsity Girls’ basketball on Feb. 8. The winning candidates for Indian Call were Cade Swayne and Hannah McGuire. Swayne said he wasn...

Chess team wins first at Concordia tournament

Chess team wins first at Concordia tournament

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2019


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The chess team won first place at their tournament in Concordia on Saturday, Feb. 9. There were four teams in all participating in the tournament. The team's win was the first championship win in club history. “We were pretty excited,” Sophomore Mataya Quinby said. The team was split...

Third Perryman brother receives Eagle Scout award

Third Perryman brother receives Eagle Scout award

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019


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Junior Marshall Perryman was given his Eagle Scout award during an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony held at the Messiah Lutheran Church on Feb. 3. Perryman had the responsibility of planning his ceremony on his own, with help from his mother. He is the youngest of 3 brothers who have all received the...

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