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First Hays High student competes at national Forensics competition

First Hays High student competes at national Forensics competition

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2019

Competing for the Forensics team, junior Mulu Bannister is the first competitor for Hays High at the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions (NIETOC) in Omaha. Bannister was one of 900 competitors nation wide on May 10 through May 12 and was one of 204 in her category, Dramatic Interpretation. “She...

This year’s graduates offer up opinions on graduation parties

This year’s graduates offer up opinions on graduation parties

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2019

Graduation parties are an annual tradition where friends and family gather to wish their proud seniors good luck for the life journey that awaits them. But are the parties really as important as everyone makes them out to be? Senior Hannah McGuire held her graduation party at Westview Church. The...

Seniors walk across stage, receive diplomas at graduation on May 12

Seniors walk across stage, receive diplomas at graduation on May 12

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2019

Walking down the aisle leading to their fate, the seniors look around the large arena at their classmates surrounding them. The class of 2019 said their farewells to the school that fostered the last four years of their lives. Graduation, a milestone in most people’s lives, took place for Hays...

26 students take first and second place at sidewalk chalk design contest

26 students take first and second place at sidewalk chalk design contest

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

May 12, 2019

Hays High took first and second place at the art day sidewalk design contest at Fort Hays State University on Wednesday, April 17. 26 students from Hays High attended the art day festivities. Schools around southwest Kansas attend the art day activities. Each school has a different booth with their...

Senior Cordelia Isbell surprised with scholarship from Foot Locker

Senior Cordelia Isbell surprised with scholarship from Foot Locker

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2019

Senior Cordelia Isbell was awarded $20,000 from the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program. Isbell was one out of twenty students nationwide to receive this scholarship.   The scholarship award was revealed on May 6 at 6:30 pm in Gym A, during the Academic/athletic awards night.   “I didn...

Academic, athletic awards given to students

Academic, athletic awards given to students

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2019

 On May 6 at 6:30 pm in gym A students received and were recognized for scholarships, sports awards, academic achievements, etc.  Students that came to awards night gave the announcer a card of their achievements, to be read off. “I went to the academic awards night because it was my first yea...

Red Cross Club Officers announced for 2019-2020 school year

Red Cross Club Officers announced for 2019-2020 school year

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2019

After polling Red Cross Club members, officers for the 2019-2020 school year have been determined. The officers are as follows:   President: Senior Lynsie Hansen   Vice President: Senior Yesenia Maldonado   Secretary: Junior Alicia Feyerherm   Treasurer: Senior Emily Goetz   Social Media ...

Looking back 10, 25, 50 years ago

Looking back 10, 25, 50 years ago

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019

The Guidon staff has decided to include a monthly feature in which it will look through past editions of the newspaper to see the news events that were being reported 10, 25, and 50 years ago during each particular month. 10 Years Ago May 2009 The Guidon discusses the new recycling program start...

Physics package found from high altitude balloon project

Physics package found from high altitude balloon project

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

May 5, 2019

Learning experiences don't always happen as expected as this year's Advanced Physics class found out when their high altitude balloon projects disappeared during the flight. Physics instructor Cheryl Shepherd-Adams' class launched their projects twice, one ending 10 minutes outside of Hays because...

Board of Education meets, discusses building repairs; parking lot replacement projected to be completed by 2028

Board of Education meets, discusses building repairs; parking lot replacement projected to be completed by 2028

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2019

The Board of Education met on April 29 to discuss items listed on the agenda. Best of the Best awards were given to middle school social studies instructor, Ted Foster and Savannah Clingan. “Savannah Clingan, a fifth grader at Wilson, is an outstanding student leader,” instructor Leslie Karli...

State Solo, Small Ensemble Festival Results announced

State Solo, Small Ensemble Festival Results announced

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2019

The KSHAA State Solo and Ensemble Festival took place on April 27 in Emporia. The results of the event are as follows: Orchestra: I ratings - sophomore Alisara Arial, viola; senior Carl Rorstrom, cello; freshman Sydney Wittkorn, cello; senior Alex Hagerman, violin; Cello Trio (freshman Sydney Wittkorn,...

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