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The cast of the fall musical, Urinetown, rehearses in the Hays High Choir room on Sept. 14.

Cast of Fall Musical announced

Emry Lundy, Copy Editor September 15, 2021

The 12th Street Auditorium will soon be bustling with life once again. Hays High’s Fall Musical, “Urinetown,” will be starting rehearsals Monday, Aug. 13. Auditions took place Wednesday, Sept. 8...

Leadership Team directs freshmen to their academies before splitting up for discussion during PRIDE Time on Sept. 9.

Leadership Team holds informational meeting with freshmen during PRIDE Time

Alexandra Coveney, Features Section Editor September 14, 2021

On Thursday, Sept. 9 during PRIDE Time, Leadership Team members met with freshman students. Freshmen were split into groups and spread out among Gym A, the Multi-Purpose Room and the Lecture Hall. “I...

Seniors play against juniors in big ball soccer.

StuCo holds game assembly during PRIDE Time on Friday

Alexandra Coveney, Staff Reporter May 17, 2021

During PRIDE Time on the last day of school for seniors, May 14, Student Council held an all-school appreciation assembly in Gym A. The games included big ball soccer, tug of war and trivia. StuCo officers...

Junior Leah Legleiter lights a candle at the Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society ceremony.

Journalism students inducted into Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society

Ryan Schuckman, Staff Reporter May 17, 2021

On Wednesday, May 12, the Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society for student journalists inducted 10 students into the Hays High chapter of the organization. The ceremony was held in the...

Concert orchestra performs “Brandenburg Concerto, No. 3” by Bach/Issac and “Fantasia on a Theme from Thailand” by Richard Meyer.

Hays high orchestra performs in the May 3 All-City Strings Concert

Alexandra Coveney, Staff Reporter May 10, 2021

Hays orchestras all performed at their All-City Strings Concert at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 3 in the Hays Middle School gym. Priority for live audience members went to parents of seniors and fifth graders,...

Hays High hosts second COVID-19 clinic

Hays High hosts second COVID-19 clinic

Emry Lundy, Copy Editor May 10, 2021

For students who got their first COVID vaccination at the former Gordman’s store in Big Creek Crossing on April 14, the second dose was offered Wednesday, May 5 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. This dose was administered...

Sophomore Devlyn Jochum recites her pros piece for the state competitions. Jochum prefomed a piece by L.M. Montgomery’s ‘Anne of Green Gables.

Hays High forensics member finishes in three-way tie for first place

Rylie Fairbank, Staff Reporter May 4, 2021

Sophomores Devlyn Jochum and Kaley Rajewski qualified for state forensics, which was held virtually from the Hays High library on Saturday, May 1. Jochum competed in the prose event, however, she did...

This is the second year in a row that the state journalism competition has been held online due to COVID.

Kansas Scholastic Press Association announces state journalism competition results

Allison Brooks, Multi-Media/Photo Editor May 4, 2021

The Kansas Scholastic Press Association (KSPA) state journalism competition results came back on Saturday, May 1. Newspaper and yearbook students entered multiple categories at the competition, finished...

Student Council has executive officer elections for the 21-22 school year

Alexandra Coveney, Staff Reporter April 30, 2021

In the Lecture Hall on Wednesday, April 28, junior Student Council members had the opportunity to run as executive officers for the 2021-2022 school year. To run, they had to complete an application for...

Juniors campaign for executive officer positions in Student Council

Allison Brooks, Multi-Media/Photo Editor April 22, 2021

Student Council elections are right around the corner, with voting taking place during PRIDE Time on Wednesday, April 28. Many juniors have been campaigning and preparing speeches for this event. Applicants...

The Library is holding a poetry contest. The categories are Blackout poetry and Spine poetry. This is one example of Spine poetry. It reads:
Four-Letter Word,      The Other F-Word:   

Hays High Library hosting poetry contest

Rylie Fairbank, Staff Reporter April 22, 2021

April is National Poetry Month, and to celebrate this, the Hays High library will be sponsoring a poetry competition. “[The contest] is actually in honor of National Poetry Month,” librarian Erin...

Orchestras April 1st, 2021 ice cream concert was held in Gym A.

Orchestras hold annual ice cream concert

Alexandra Coveney, Staff Reporter April 8, 2021

On Thursday, April 1 at 7 p.m., the Chamber and Concert Orchestras had their annual ice cream concert in Gym A. Concert Orchestra performed “A Riverside Celebration” by Brian Balmages, “The Horizon”...

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