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Human Biology classes given opportunity to hold human heart

Human Biology classes given opportunity to hold human heart

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor-In-Chief

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Students enrolled in Human Biology were given the opportunity to hold a human heart on Oct. 17 after three students asked to use the heart for a presentation. "I've been in the district 20 years," instructor Lynn Zimmerman said. "I have never actually ever asked Doctor Bennett at Fort Hays if we could have some of the organ...

Freshmen participate in Leadership activity concerning learning styles

Freshmen participate in Leadership activity concerning learning styles

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Leadership team members met with freshmen on Oct. 17 to discuss the ending of the nine weeks and the meaning behind the learning styles on Career Cruising. Before splitting into their small groups, the academies formed circles on the ground to participate in the Wright Family Activity. "Basically...

Looking back 10, 25, 50 years ago

Looking back 10, 25, 50 years ago

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under A Look Back in Time

The Guidon staff has decided to include a monthly feature in which it will look through past editions of the newspaper to see the new events that were being reported ten, 20 and 50 years ago during each particular month. 10 Years Ago October 2008 The Guidon interviews students who have been cyber bu...

New sign added to exterior of building

New sign added to exterior of building

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under News

Recently, an Indian head sign was added to the exterior of the Hays High building. “It was a donation from Hess Services,” principal Martin Straub said. “They are a large company, just north of town and they have a huge CNC machine.” Hess Services offered the same addition to Thomas Marian...

Game design gives students experience for the future

Game design gives students experience for the future

Cody Conger, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under News

Students looking for a challenging programming experience might consider Game Design and Authoring for the Web, a class that is offered only in the fall. According to the course guide, the class utilizes basic concepts, methods and skills in programming while creating video games through interactive...

Red Cross Club to host biannual blood drive

Red Cross Club to host biannual blood drive

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under News

Members of the Red Cross Club are holding a blood drive in Gym B all day Oct. 31 hoping to collect 100 units of blood. Students 16 and older can give blood with a parent’s permission. Students 17 and older can give blood without their parent’s permission. Snacks will be offered after a student...

Exchange student speaks of differences of soccer in America

Exchange student speaks of differences of soccer in America

Dellilah Herrera, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Feature, News

Futbol, or soccer, is a worldwide sport played by thousands of players. According to a 2001 FIFA survey, over 240 million people in about 200 countries play soccer. Playing the game of soccer is the same in concern of the rules of the sport. A ball is the top requirement for playing a game of soccer,...

Students participate in Trick-or-Treat So Others Can Eat

Students participate in Trick-or-Treat So Others Can Eat

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under News

Hays High DECA held the annual Trick-or-Treat So Others Can Eat on Oct. 9. Several different organizations from youth groups to Student Council volunteer each year by going to houses and collecting canned goods and other nonperishable food items. Items are then taken to the Community Assistance C...

Senior speaks of differences between clubs and sports

Senior speaks of differences between clubs and sports

Dellilah Herrera, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Feature, News

Every year, students have the opportunity to join clubs or sports. Getting involved in high school is not an uncommon thing to do. Students can join any and as many clubs as they wish. Sports, on the other, hand are different. Depending on the sport and what season, students are usually only allowed...

Assistant principal spends time teaching in Tanzania with the Peace Corps

Assistant principal spends time teaching in Tanzania with the Peace Corps

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under News

Imagine leaving the country you grew up in to work somewhere where you don’t know anyone and can barely speak the native language. That is exactly what assistant principal Lance Krannawitter did when he joined the Peace Corps during college. Krannawitter spent two years and two months living...

Indians fall to Red Demons on Homecoming night, king, queen announced

Indians fall to Red Demons on Homecoming night, king, queen announced

Taylor Schiffelbein and Isabelle Braun

October 10, 2018


Filed under Football, News, Sports

The Indians fell to the Dodge City Red Demons on Friday Oct 5, 34-33. Friday was the Indians homecoming night. Senior Brittani Park was crowned Homecoming queen, and senior Peyton Thorell Homecoming king. "I was really happy, and I was really surprised because I felt like the girls could have gone a...

HHITA competes at High Plains Electro Rally on September 27

HHITA competes at High Plains Electro Rally on September 27

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under News

Hays High Industrial Tech Association (HHITA) competed at the High Plains Electro Rally on September 27. The rally was hosted by Fort Hays State University. Sponsors for the event included: Sunflower Electric, Midwest Energy and Western Cooperative Electric. Drivers junior Chloe Fitzhugh and Matt...

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