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Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Test occurs at HHS

December 4, 2020

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a multiple-choice test that helps students identify which Military Occupational Specialties (MOS) will be the best fit for them. It also measures...

National Foreign Language Honors Society inducts new students

The FLNHS Induction occured on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m.
December 2, 2020

The National Foreign Language Honors Society (NFLHS) inducted new members into the organization on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. The senior officers are as follows: Ginny Ke – President Sydney Walker...

Board of Education meets, discusses possible surge in cases due to holiday gatherings

Superintendent Ron Wilson discusses the district's plan for school. All classes will remain in-person unless there is a shortage of substitute teachers or if the number of cases reaches 2 percent of the building population.
November 30, 2020

USD 489 Board of Education met on Nov. 23. After approval of the agenda, superintendent Ron Wilson discussed COVID numbers in the district. “I know you hear about other schools across the state...

Scholars Bowl team hosts virtual tournament

The Scholar's Bowl team had one group of students that competed at the tournament.
November 30, 2020

Scholars Bowl hosted its home tournament after school on Monday, Nov. 23. Twelve teams competed at the meet, including one from Hays High. Newton and Wichita East made it to the finals. The tournament...

Christmas Carols or Turkey Tunes?

Christmas Carols or Turkey Tunes?
November 30, 2020

There is a silent divider at Hays High: when does the Christmas season start? Some teachers break out the Christmas lights and fake fireplaces right after Halloween, and some refuse to let the trees...

Knitting Club meets for first time

Knitting Club meeting on November 16th in room 113
November 30, 2020

On Monday, Nov. 16, the Knitting Club held its first meeting of the year after school in Room 113. “I mainly decided to join Knitting Club because I felt like knitting would be a cool skill to learn,”...

JAG-K installs new members

JAG-K installs new members
November 24, 2020

JAG-K held its third annual Hays High School initiation and installation ceremony in the Lecture Hall on Nov. 9. “We just completed our annual initiation and induction ceremony,” sponsor Johnny...

Political Science Club to have its first meeting

November 23, 2020

On Tuesday, Nov. 24, Political Science Club will be having their first meeting in the Multi-Purpose Room. This meeting will welcome any students wanting to join, as well as to organize and introduce...

Leadership Team meets with freshmen to discuss grades and attendance

Junior Ashlynn Flax talks to her group of freshmen about why their grades and attendance rates matter during the meeting on Nov. 18.
November 20, 2020

During the week of Nov. 16-20, the Leadership Team met twice, once without the freshmen and once with them. On Tues. Nov. 17, the Leadership Team members met to discuss how to prepare for the event...

Environmental Club hosts annual scavenger hunt

Senior Skylar Zimmerman picks up a dirty mask. This was to complete the
November 19, 2020

Environmental Club met at Frontier Park on Nov. 14 for their second annual scavenger hunt. “Last year, the scavenger hunt was a really good team-building activity, so we decided to do it again this...

USD 489 Board of Education meets, discusses added precautions for winter sports

USD 489 superintendent Ron Wilson speaks at the Board of Education meeting on Nov.9. Wilson discussed upcoming winter sports and the added protections for COVID.
November 19, 2020

USD 489 Board of Education met on Nov. 9 and discussed items on the agenda. Superintendent Ron Wilson discussed changes to winter sports to adhere to COVID guidelines. “Practices will be held different...

Hays embraces new winter activity with ice skating rink

November 19, 2020

The Hays community recently gained its own ice-skating rink, where students and community members can have a fun time with family and friends. The rink is in the Downtown Hays Pavilion at 110 East 10th...

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