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Choirs to end school year with their spring concert

Maysyn Tippy, Entertainment Editor May 19, 2021

On Thursday, May 20 at 7:30 at the First United Methodist Church in Hays, Hays High’s Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will have a concert. Concert Choir will be performing “Hold Fast To Dreams,”...

Prinicipal Martin Straub welcomes students, parents, and guest to the 2020-2021 Hays High Academic and Athletic Awards Ceremony.

Hays High holds Academic and Athletic Awards Ceremony

Rylie Fairbank, Staff Reporter May 18, 2021

Hays High held its Athletic and Academic Award Ceremony on May 10 in Gym A. The presenters thanked the Academic Booster Club and Athletic Booster Club officers, as well as the sponsors of scholarships. All...

Hays High band students play at their previous popcorn concert on March 18, 2021.

Hays high band to hold its final concert of the year on May 18

Kami Steinle, Staff Member May 17, 2021

The All-City Bands Concert will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18 in Gym A at Hays High. COVID-19 restrictions that were applied to previous concerts still apply to this one. Masks are required,...

Seniors play against juniors in big ball soccer.

StuCo holds game assembly during PRIDE Time on Friday

Alexandra Coveney, Staff Reporter May 17, 2021

During PRIDE Time on the last day of school for seniors, May 14, Student Council held an all-school appreciation assembly in Gym A. The games included big ball soccer, tug of war and trivia. StuCo officers...

Junior Leah Legleiter lights a candle at the Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society ceremony.

Journalism students inducted into Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society

Ryan Schuckman, Staff Reporter May 17, 2021

On Wednesday, May 12, the Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society for student journalists inducted 10 students into the Hays High chapter of the organization. The ceremony was held in the...

Student Council holds class elections

Ryan Schuckman, Staff Reporter May 13, 2021

On Wednesday, May 5, Student Council held class elections in the Lecture Hall during PRIDE Time. StuCo members voted for the president and vice president of each grade for the upcoming school year....

Class of 2021 attends senior obligation meetings

Ashley Vredenburg, Staff Reporter May 12, 2021

On Monday, May 10, there was a senior class obligation meeting during PRIDE Time. According to counselor Amy Miller, principal Martin Straub planned on “going over the details for end-of-year check...

Concert orchestra performs “Brandenburg Concerto, No. 3” by Bach/Issac and “Fantasia on a Theme from Thailand” by Richard Meyer.

Hays high orchestra performs in the May 3 All-City Strings Concert

Alexandra Coveney, Staff Reporter May 10, 2021

Hays orchestras all performed at their All-City Strings Concert at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 3 in the Hays Middle School gym. Priority for live audience members went to parents of seniors and fifth graders,...

Hays High hosts second COVID-19 clinic

Hays High hosts second COVID-19 clinic

Emry Lundy, Copy Editor May 10, 2021

For students who got their first COVID vaccination at the former Gordman’s store in Big Creek Crossing on April 14, the second dose was offered Wednesday, May 5 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. This dose was administered...

This year, the first exam took place on May 3.

Students prepare for AP exams

Kamryn Steinle May 10, 2021

Every May, students at Hays High prepare for Advanced Placement exams. AP exams are administered at many high schools and exam centers across the United States. The exams could be taken in classes,...

Shawn Henderson, principal for the 2021-2022 school year, attended the Site Council meeting on May 5 to get an idea of how the council is run. He will take over as principal after principal Martin Straub retires at the end of this year.

Site Council holds last meeting of the year, discusses upcoming plans

Alicia Feyerherm, Editor-in-Chief May 7, 2021

Site Council met for the last time this year on May 5 in the Hays High library. Principal Martin Straub updated the council on COVID statistics. “This has been the ninth straight consecutive week...

The Quill and Scroll Journalism Honors Society has been reintroduced to the school this year. On May 12, ten students will be inducted into the chapter.

Journalism students to be inducted into Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society

Allison Brooks, Multi-Media/Photo Editor May 7, 2021

The induction ceremony for the new Quill and Scroll Journalism Honor Society is set to take place on Wednesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. in the Lecture Hall. While Hays High has been a chartered member of the...

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