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13 questions with senior Courtney Ellis

13 questions with senior Courtney Ellis

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

April 19, 2016


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Senior Courtney Ellis is involved with both music and sports. Both of these activities require hours of afterschool practice, leaving little time for a social life or homework. Ellis is a 2015-2016 cheer captain, a member of orchestra and a member of Chamber Singers. Being involved with so many activities...

13 questions with sophomore Lucy Lin

13 questions with sophomore Lucy Lin

Katie Weisenborn, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2016


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Sophomore Lucy Lin has traveled back and forth from China for as long as she can remember. Most of her family resides in China, so she’s very knowledgeable about Chinese culture and language. Lin and her family celebrate Chinese holidays, like Chinese New Year. Lin said she will continue learning Asian...

13 questions with sophomore William Martin

13 questions with sophomore William Martin

Hannah Baxter, Editor

April 12, 2016


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Sophomore Will Martin has been playing soccer for many years and considers it one of his hobbies and passions. Along with playing on the Hays High soccer team, Martin has also played for Hays Soccer Club and also attended the 2014 FIFA mens World Cup in Brazil. Planning to continue soccer in his future,...

13 questions with sophomore Eric Adams

13 questions with sophomore Eric Adams

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

April 6, 2016


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Sophomore Eric Adams has nurtured a passion for music throughout his life. Starting around the age of five, Adams began his music career by participating in the Western Kansas String Academy. Adams plans to attend Fort Hays State University and continue to follow his passion for music. 1. At what age d...

13 questions with senior Elizabeth Arthur

13 questions with senior Elizabeth Arthur

Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2016


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Senior Elizabeth Arthur has been involved with art since she was little. Through much practice, Arthur has become an aspiring artist and plans to continue with art after her high school career. 1. What is your favorite medium to work with? My favorite medium to work with would be oil paints. I...

13 questions with junior Shawn Ballinger

13 questions with junior Shawn Ballinger

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

March 31, 2016


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Since the beginnings of 7th grade, junior Shawn Ballinger has been interested and involved with cosplay and other organizations. Cosplay is the action of dressing up as a character from a movie, book or video game. Ballinger is also involved in the Hays Gamers Guild, a club designed for people who en...

13 questions with junior Lakin Ditter

13 questions with junior Lakin Ditter

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

March 29, 2016


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Junior Lakin Ditter has been involved with the Hays High swim team since her freshman year of school. The 2016 girls swim team consists of nine current members. Ditter considers swimming one of her favorite sports and plans to continue with it in her free time after high school. 1. What age were ...

13 questions with senior Brooks Barber

13 questions with senior Brooks Barber

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

March 28, 2016


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Senior Brooks Barber is the founder of Cirrus Weather, a popular Kansas weather source. The network has gained over 12,000 followers in its five years of service. Barbers passion for weather broadcasting has encouraged him to put countless hours into bettering his network. Cirrus Weather also has a Fac...

13 questions with junior MKilar Otte

13 questions with junior MKilar Otte

Madison Crees, Online Editor

March 24, 2016


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When junior MKilar Otte was cut from the Kennedy Middle School cheer squad in sixth grade, he never thought he'd be taking over the high school cheer scene. He practiced multiple hours every day and in eighth grade he finally got his big break as one of the captains of the squad. In Otte's freshman year...

13 questions with sophomore Dawson Rooney

13 questions with sophomore Dawson Rooney

Madison Crees, Online Editor

March 24, 2016


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Sophomore Dawson Rooney never thought he'd find himself participating with the grade above him instead of his own. Currently Rooney is in multiple upperclassmen classes. Being young for his grade, he never saw himself connecting to those older than him either. Yet when he moved to Hays from Kansas City,...

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