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Students stress importance of local fundraiser

Shelbie Berens, Staff reporter

October 21, 2013


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Freddy’s Frozen Custard is holding a fundraiser for the Chloe Medina family on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Fifteen percent of every order placed from 5 to 8 p.m. will go directly to the Medina family. Chloe is a two-year-old girl battling Leukemia. The funds will help pay for her treatments and gas money...

PSAT prepares students for standardized tests

Nicole Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2013


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Every year, sophomores and juniors have the opportunity to take the PSAT/NMSQT test, paying a registration fee and giving up approximately half of a school day. “The PSAT stands for the Preliminary SAT,” guidance counselor Suellyn Stenger said. “The official name of the test is the PSAT/NMSQT,...

Some make profit from hobbies

Some make profit from hobbies

Rachel Moravek, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2013


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Most students have hobbies. Some enjoy sports, others reading or maybe writing poetry. However, not all students can say they profit from their interests. Junior Shayla Cochran enjoys spending her time creating 3-D figurines and selling them to others. “I'm really in to a wide variety of art,”...

Interesting facts

Elizabeth Arthur, Staff reporter

October 16, 2013


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1,525,000,000 miles of telephone wire can string across the U.S. 101 Dalmatians and Peter Pan are the only two Disney cartoon features with both parents that are present and don't die throughout the movie. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321 12 newborns will be given to the wron...

Students offer tips for ACT testing

Students offer tips for ACT testing

Aislinn Walters, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2013


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Students’ anxiety skyrockets. The big test is here, causing nerves and doubts to rise. With a calculator, a photo identification and multiple number two pencils, students walk into the testing center for the ACT. The first ACT test of the school year was held Saturday at 8 a.m. Both Hays High and...

Crazy Hairstyles

Crazy Hairstyles

Brianna Mathias, Staff reporter

September 17, 2013


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Remember those days in elementary school when we were allowed to put our hair up as silly as we wanted to? Now that we’re in high school, we have the freedom to do pretty much whatever we want with our hair without getting into too much trouble. Many students dye, cut or style their hair to levels...

In Style Clothing

In Style Clothing

Elizabeth Arthur, Staff reporter

September 17, 2013


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When walking in school, there’s a wide variety of clothing. Sometimes people don’t care and they go ahead and wear pajamas to school. Others put shorts and a T-shirt on every day, while others spend lots of time working on how they’re going to look for the day. Sophomore Taylor Groen-Younger...

Students Attend ACDA National Conference

Ashly Arthur, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2013


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On Tues. March 12, juniors Molly Barnett, Amy Jordan, Shelby Matlock and Megan Zeman left for Dallas, Texas. They are preparing for the American Choral Directors Association National Conference performance. The girls each had sent a tape that included “My Country 'Tis of Thee”, a scale or two and...

DECA launches campaign against domestic violence

Delphine Burns, News Editor

February 8, 2013


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DECA is conducting a Public Relations Project this year to increase knowledge about domestic violence and dating awareness. “Our campaign is entitled ‘What is love?’ and was designed to make eighth graders at Hays Middle School aware of proper actions to take in both current and future relationships.” Project...

All-State Music Groups Announced

All-State Music Groups Announced

Aislinn Walters, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2013


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The gym rings with sound. Everywhere you look, you see instruments and music. Senior Spencer Greathouse, trombone, junior Amy Jordan, clarinet, junior Aislinn Walters, alto saxophone and sophomores Ben Rajewski and Alex Crowley, trombone traveled to Salina Central High School on Jan. 5 to audition for...

Hays City Shootout Success

Aislinn Walters, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2012


Filed under A&E, News, Sports

Shoes screeched against the gym floor. Two teams competed against each other; Colby versus Hays. The 30th Annual Hays City Shootout began at 6:30 p.m. last night, Nov. 29. The Shootout is a tournament, consisting of three days of basketball games between various high school teams in Kansas. Located in...

Lil’ Abner Opening Night a Success

Ashly Arthur, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2012


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Lights dim and curtains open; the show has begun. The musical Lil’ Abner opened yesterday, Nov. 8. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. There is a matinee on Sunday at 2:30. Opening night went smoothly for the cast. “I couldn’t ask much more from the cast, crew and...

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