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Bob Kuhn CLassic wrestling tournament takes place over weekend

Bob Kuhn CLassic wrestling tournament takes place over weekend

Allison Brooks, Multi-Media Editor

January 28, 2020

The annual Bob Kuhn Classic wrestling tournament took place at Hays High School on Jan. 24 and 25. The tournament was held over two days with 14 different weight divisions and 27 schools from all throughout Kansas in attendance. The team that took first place overall was Great Bend with 187.5 points,...

Library staff hosts Harry Potter Trivia on Jan. 22

January 28, 2020

On Jan. 22, the library staff hosted a “Are You Smarter Than A Staff Member?” event. The event was a “Harry Potter” trivia competition that took place in the library during PRIDE Time. The on the staff team this month were instructors Jayme Goetz and Luke Lundmark. There was a total of seven...

Farm Bureau insurance agent and Ellis County Emergency Medical Technician speaks to students during PRIDE Time

Farm Bureau insurance agent and Ellis County Emergency Medical Technician speaks to students during PRIDE Time

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2020

On Jan. 23, Farm Bureau insurance agent and Ellis County Emergency Medical Technician Kevin Haynes spoke to students during PRIDE Time. Haynes became an EMT after graduating Hays High in 1999. “I got my first Emergency Medical Service job in Manhattan,” Haynes said. “I moved there when I...

FHSU hosts a guest speaker during teacher in-service

FHSU hosts a guest speaker during teacher in-service

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2020

During the teacher in-service on Jan. 20, Fort Hays State University (FHSU) hosted a guest speaker, author and educator Tara Martin. The in-service had schools from all over the region, from the Hays school districts to schools in Victoria, Ellis and Russell. “It’s called Tiger Teacher Nation,...

Senior places first at school-wide Poetry Out Loud competition

Senior places first at school-wide Poetry Out Loud competition

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2020

Poetry Out Loud, a well-known poetry foundation, focuses on building self-confidence in young adults and helping them master public speaking skills. Hays High recently held a Poetry Out Loud competition on Jan. 16. The foundation awards a $20,000 scholarship to the first-place winner at the national...

Spring Play kicks off 2020 season with read through

Spring Play kicks off 2020 season with read through

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

January 22, 2020

This year's Spring Play cast held their first read through of "Murder's in the Heir" by Billy St. John in the Lecture Hall on Jan. 21 after school. "I'm pretty pleased with the cast, and I think [the read through] reinforced that," Director Bill Gasper said. "Murder's in the Heir" is a classic...

StuCo meets on Jan. 21 to discuss upcoming events

StuCo meets on Jan. 21 to discuss upcoming events

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2020

Student Council met on Jan. 21 in the Lecture Hall to discuss upcoming events. After taking attendance for the meeting via Kahoot, StuCo President Maddie Lohmeyer discussed changes with the SAFE pledge card prizes. “Instead of doing gift cards for the winners of each grade for the pledge cards,...

RealCare Babies allow students to experience parenting

RealCare Babies allow students to experience parenting

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2020

Juniors and seniors enrolled in Family Studies have the opportunity to bring home a RealCare Baby for the weekend. A RealCare Baby is an advanced infant care simulator. Instructor Sue Tebo currently has four babies available. “I started with the RealCare babies last year, and it is not something...

Chess Club Semester Summary and Tournament on Jan. 11

Chess Club Semester Summary and Tournament on Jan. 11

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

Last semester, Chess Club won a total of seven individual medals, five individual trophies and two team trophies. They also received two overall victories. During the previous semester, the team went to three tournaments. The first tournament was located at the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, the second...

Music Department’s Winter Concert held at Beach/Schmidt

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

December 24, 2019

The Music Department kicked off Winter Break with its annual Winter Concert on Dec. 19 at Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center, featuring students in the school's bands, choirs and orchestras. Winter poems and short stories were read by community members and parents during the concert's transitions. ...

Talent show auditions take place during PRIDE time

Talent show auditions take place during PRIDE time

Allison Brooks, Multi-Media Editor

December 20, 2019

Talent show auditions took place on Monday, Dec. 16 and Tuesday, Dec. 17 to determine who will perform at the Student Council talent show on Jan. 15 during PRIDE Time. This year, nine different acts were selected to compete, including senior Derrick Aragon and junior Eythun Wyatt, who sang a song...

Associate Professor and Radiology Technology Program Director Jennifer Wagner speaks to students during PRIDE Time

Associate Professor and Radiology Technology Program Director Jennifer Wagner speaks to students during PRIDE Time

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2019

On Dec. 18, Associate Professor and Radiology Technology Program Director at Fort Hays State University Jennifer Wagner spoke to students during PRIDE Time in the Lecture Hall about careers relating to Medical Diagnostic Imaging. Throughout the presentation, Wagner had a PowerPoint covering all details...

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