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School board interviews candidates for open seat

School board interviews candidates for open seat

Brooks Baczkowski, Staff Member October 21, 2021

On Monday, Sept. 27, the USD 489 School Board met at Toepfer Board Room for a meeting lasting an hour and a half, passing 11 motions. Board members in attendance included Board President Tammy Wellbrock...

Hays High crowns 2021 Homecoming royalty

Hays High crowns 2021 Homecoming royalty

Jessica Feyerherm, Staff Reporter October 21, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 15, the Hays High School Homecoming king and queen were announced during halftime of the football game versus Maize South. This year’s Homecoming queen candidates were Landri Dotts,...

Counselors explain Next-Gen to Grades 10-12

Madighan Norris, Staff Reporter October 21, 2021

On Monday, Oct. 11, the counselors met with the sophomores, juniors and seniors in the Lecture Hall to have a brief discussion about the Next-Gen virtual career fair. Sophomores met at 11:05 a.m., juniors...

An actor in the haunted house sits in wait for customers to turn the corner into her room.

Haunted house thrills workers, customers on weekends leading up to Halloween

Emry Lundy, Copy Editor October 19, 2021

Halloween’s steady approach has encouraged many to look for ways of getting into the spirit of the holiday. One such method is to go to haunted houses like the one at 1108 Main St., which is open...

Homecoming spirit days promote student participation

Jessica Feyerherm, Guidon Reporter October 12, 2021

The Hays High School Student Council announced this year’s Homecoming spirit days that relate to the theme of “Wizard of Oz.” These spirit days will be held from Monday, Oct. 11 to Friday, Oct. 15....

Student council members collaborate to come up with decoration ideas on Friday, Oct.  8.

Student Council holds lock-in to prepare for Homecoming

Alexandra Coveney, Features Section Editor October 12, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 8, Student Council members and officers participated in a lock-in. The lock-in was from 6-9:30 p.m. in the Hays High library. Together, StuCo members were able to make decorations for...

Current head of the Hays High JAG-K, Bryan Zollinger, speaks in the lecture hall.

JAG-K earns Five for Five Award

Cade Austin Becker, News Section Editor October 11, 2021

The Hays High JAG-K, or Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas, program won the Five for Five Award for the 2020-2021 school year. This award is given when the students who participate in the program...

The National Honor Society logo has the letters C, S, L, and S, which stand for the pillars of NHS, character, scholarship, leadership, and service. The torch in the middle represents  the search for truth.

National Honor Society officers announced for current year

Emry Lundy, Copy Editor October 11, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 1, National Honor Society officers were announced. Current NHS seniors got to vote amongst themselves, the senior members of NHS, to determine who this year’s officers would be. The...

Leadership Team holds meeting with freshmen in Gym A

Madighan Norris, Staff Reporter October 11, 2021

On Thursday, Oct. 7, Leadership Team met with freshmen in Gym A. There, they separated freshmen into their Academies and divided up in different areas of the building. Academies for Augustine, Balman,...

Student Council Decoration Committee prepares for Homecoming

Jessica Feyerherm, Guidon Reporter October 7, 2021

On Tuesday, Sept. 8, the Student Council Decoration Committee met in the Lecture Hall to brainstorm ideas about beautifying the school for Homecoming. The meeting was very productive due to a lot of...

Junior Karli Neher shakes hands with one of the judges at the Kansas State fair.

4-H, FFA students participate in Kansas State Fair

Meg Taggart, Managing/Photography Editor October 7, 2021

Kansas held its annual state fair from Sept. 19-20 in Hutchinson. The state fair had many activities, including carnival rides, concerts, food and live animal shows. FFA and 4-H are some organizations...

Students learn traditional German dance on Friday, Sept. 24 through a Zoom conference.

Students learn German dances, culture in class

Emry Lundy, Copy Editor October 7, 2021

German students at Hays High got the chance to learn several German dances, along with their translations and cultural connections, for free on Friday, Sept. 24 in their classroom though a Zoom call with...

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