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College credit classes beneficial to high school students

College credit classes beneficial to high school students

Addie Braun, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018


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There are a number of college credit classes to take in high school to get hours out of the way so a student doesn’t have to worry about them in college. “It is beneficial especially for students who have a pretty strong idea of where they want to major or where their life is going,” instructor...

Chamber Singers to perform at Matlock’s studio for Winter Art Walk

Chamber Singers to perform at Matlock’s studio for Winter Art Walk

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018


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The Chamber Singers will be performing from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Dec. 7 at 809 Studio for this year’s Winter Art Walk. Former vocal director Johnny Matlock said that this is the first public event they have hosted at 809. The idea of the Chamber Singers performing at Matlock’s studio came up...

Team of three win statewide competition

Team of three win statewide competition

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018


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A team of three students brought home the title of Night At the Lab State Champions after competing in the KU Medical School competition held in Kansas City on Nov. 27 and 28. Students must register three weeks before regionals and are given a topic – somewhat based on the cardiovascular system...

Student provides insight after car accident

Student provides insight after car accident

Madison Weber, Online Editor-In-Chief

November 30, 2018


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Being in a car accident can be a traumatic experience for just about anyone, but can also be a valuable lesson after it is all over. According to ‘Teen Driver Source,’ 16- to 17-year old drivers are nine times more likely to be involved in a crash than adults and six times more likely to be in a...

Chamber Singers to perform 33rd annual Cathedral Concert

Chamber Singers to perform 33rd annual Cathedral Concert

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018


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The Chamber Singers will perform with Fort Hays State University’s choirs and other music department faculty at 3:30pm on Dec. 2 at St. Fidelis Basilica in Victoria, Kansas. The concert is free of charge. Current FHSU choral conductor Terry Crull said the congregation of St. Fidelis and the FHSU...

Instructor, coach Rick Keltner sponsors Spirit Club

Instructor, coach Rick Keltner sponsors Spirit Club

Taylor Schiffelbein, Sports Reporter

November 28, 2018


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At every football and basketball game, the students and fans are given a theme for the night. The themes include, but are not limited to, pink out, white out, black out, camo night, favorite player and American night. These themes are chosen by the school Spirit Club. “Spirit Club is designed to...

Girl Scouts give back

Girl Scouts give back

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2018


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Students from Girl Scout Troop 10247 purchased clothing items for two angel tree children after school on Nov. 20. Every year, Ellis County Teaming up for Tots (TUFT) sets up trees at Walmart, Walgreens, and Big Creek Crossing covered with pink and blue paper angels. The angels represent local...

FHSU professor presents to Art Club

FHSU professor presents to Art Club

Kalyssa Boyle, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2018


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Art Club held a meeting on Nov. 20 during seminar featuring a presentation from Fort Hays State University’s (FHSU) ceramics professor Linda Ganstrom. “It is important for students to be exposed to the different opportunities with art, whether it is post-secondary education or careers,” art...

Hays hosts Western Kansas Orchestra Festival

Hays hosts Western Kansas Orchestra Festival

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2018


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Hays High hosted about 550 students for the annual Western Kansas Music Festival (WKOF) on Nov. 16-17. The festival concluded with a concert performed on Nov. 17 at 6:00 p.m., with eight towns and 15 different schools participating. For the performance, seventh through twelfth grade students split...

Indian Grounds perks up students

Indian Grounds perks up students

Cody Conger, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018


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It is early in the morning and you are still exhausted from getting out of bed and trudging to school. The thought of going through another maroon day without any caffeine is dreadful. Ten minutes before the bell is supposed to ring, you can smell the fresh coffee coming from the library. As of last...

Program gives female students exclusive opportunity

Program gives female students exclusive opportunity

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


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Several upperclassmen were chosen to attend Women in Health Care: The Next Generation on Nov. 14-16 at Kansas University. “Women in Health Care” is a three day program created by KU Medical Center Area Health Education Center to encourage women to become leaders in health care. Only 10-15 female...

Students attend induction ceremony for National Honor Society

Students attend induction ceremony for National Honor Society

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

November 7, 2018


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In honor of members accepted into National Honor Society (NHS), an induction ceremony was held in the Lecture Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 6. NHS is a national organization established to support high school students of outstanding standards. The Hays High June Reynold NHS chapter recognized 40 ...

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