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Valentine’s Day history explained

Ashley Vredenburg February 22, 2021

Valentine’s Day is celebrated every Feb. 14 as couples across the world honor their spouses, partners and lovers from all social classes. The chubby baby with wings and a bow and an arrow, called...

13 questions with senior Audrey Irvin

Maysyn Tippy, Entertainment Editor February 20, 2021

1.What are your plans after high school? “I plan to attend the University of Kansas and major in psychology.” 2. What has been one of your favorite memories at HHS? “Some of my favorite...

Knitting Club meeting on November 16th in room 113

Knitting club donates projects

Maysyn Tippy, Entertainment Editor December 16, 2020

This winter season, the Knitting Club has come up with some ideas to make for children who need something warm to wear and dishcloths for families in need. Sponsors Kelly Ackerman and Lisa Renz donated...

Sophomore Seth Tripp takes time after school to record his part for the Chamber Singer's arrangement of 'Crown' by Chika. Recording each of the students voice parts individually means that each can be adjusted in volume and resonance, resulting in a more balanced final product.

Chamber Singers begin recordings for virtual a cappella project

Caitlin Leiker, Assistant Editor December 15, 2020

The key to success this year in the Music Department has been taking on a variety of alternative projects that allow its ensembles to continue to work together if Hays High were to go online. This was...

At the Site Council meeting, instructor Johnny Matlock introduced his program, JAG-K.

Matlock affects many students at Hays High

Maysyn Tippy December 14, 2020

At the end of the school year, one staff member, JAG-K Career Specialist Johnny Matlock, is planning on retiring and leaving Hays High. Matlock currently teaches JAG-K, and before that, he was the director...

Forensics team holds informational meeting

Maysyn Tippy, Entertainment Editor November 30, 2020

On Thursday, Nov. 19 in the Lecture Hall, the forensics team had a meeting to begin its season by helping students prepare for competitions. “I am most excited about reading a prose because I love...

Senior wins Daughters of American Revolution Award

Meg Taggart, Entertainment Editor November 12, 2020

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, senior Alicia Feyerherm won the Daughters of the American Revolution, or DAR, Good Citizen Award. The DAR Good Citizen Award is presented annually to a one student at each participating...

The early release schedule will be taking place on Nov. 11, 2020, Feb. 10, 2021, March 10, 2021, and April 14, 2021.

Students share what they do after school on Early Release days

Alexandra Coveney, Staff Reporter November 9, 2020

On the second Wednesday in six months of the school year, students are released early from school so that faculty members can gather for professional development or staff meetings. For students, dismissal...

Sophomore Rylie Fairbank and junior Rachel Windholz pick out their knitting needles to start their projects.

Knitting Club starts up for the year

Maysyn Tippy, Entertainment Editor November 7, 2020

Hays High’s Knitting Club had its first meeting Monday, Nov. 2, in which members discussed what they would be doing this year in the club and started learning how to knit. “My favorite part about...

Halloween changes due to COVID-19

Halloween changes due to COVID-19

Grant Tesluk, Staff Reporter October 26, 2020

With COVID and its effects, it is no surprise that this year’s Halloween is going to be altered. Many traditional Halloween activities can be high risk for spreading viruses, so the Centers for Disease...

Senior Mylah Potter and Fernando Zarate claim their homecoming crowns.

Homecoming king and queen reflect on being royalty

Maysyn Tippy, Entertainment Editor October 20, 2020

At halftime of the football game on Oct. 9 against Dodge City, seniors Mylah Potter and Fernando Zarate were named the 2020 Homecoming queen and king. Zarate said he felt that the changes made to this...

Senior Girls dressed up for Guys in Ties/Girls in Pearls.

Dressing up for school is rare among students

Maysyn Tippy, Entertainment Editor October 19, 2020

Why dress up for school? This is a question a lot of students probably ask themselves or each other nearly every day. There are multiple students who choose to dress up, but not many enjoy it. “Dressing...

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