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Blood Drive a Success

Rachel Moravek, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2012

On Tues. November 6 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., students and teachers filed into Gym B throughout the day to participate in STUCO’s annual blood drive. “We lacked 9 units to meet our goal of 68, taking in 59 productive units,” teacher Lisa Renz said. “In the big picture, that is still 177 lives...

Students Rewarded with Breakfast for Champions

Aislinn Walters, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2012

Hardworking students were rewarded for their efforts and achievements on Nov. 1 at the Breakfast for Champions. This event takes place twice a year, once after the first nine weeks and once after the third nine weeks. Students who have a 3.0 GPA or above are invited to go to the cafeteria and have...

Band receives Superior I rating at FHSU Marching Festival

Anna Shippy, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2012

The band and dance team attended the annual Fort Hays Marching Festival on Oct. 29 at Lewis Field on the FHSU campus. The band received a I in Music 1, a I in Music 2, a I in Marching and Maneuvering, a I for General Effect, a I for Auxiliary and a II in Percussion for an overall Superior I rating....

Parents Attend Conferences

Parents Attend Conferences

Ashly Arthur, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2012

With teachers gathered in Gym A and parents filing in, Parent-Teacher Conferences began. Beginning at 3:30 p.m. and ending at 9 p.m., they were held on Oct. 22-23.  For many parents, going to conferences are a priority. “My parents go to conferences,” junior Sana Cheema said. “They want to...

Senior Night Brings Football Team a Loss

Samantha Rohleder, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2012

The Indians suffered a loss last Friday, Senior Night. The final score was 6-35 against the Salina South Cougars.  The loss of this game makes it vital that the Indians win their regular season finale to continue their season to the state playoffs. The Indians started off in the lead, with the first...

College Career Planning Conference

Delphine Burns, News Editor

October 23, 2012

On Tues. October 23 from 2 to 3 p.m., juniors and seniors will attend a College Career Planning Conference. Students will be able to explore training and career opportunities for their futures. Approximately 45 representatives from colleges, technical schools, cosmetology schools and military branches...

Band and Dance Team Perform at WAC

Aislinn Walters, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2012

On Tues. Oct. 16, the band and dance team boarded buses and left for Garden City. Upon arrival, they changed into their uniforms, warmed up and performed in the annual Western Athletic Conference, or WAC, marching competition. “The band is judged on marching and maneuvering, music, general effect,...

Students Perform at Fall Concert

Anna Hickert, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2012

Students performed in the fall concert on Oct. 15. Groups that performed were Orchestra, Concert and Freshman Choir and Chamber Singers. Orchestra began the night with “Peer Gynt Suite No. 1,” “On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss,” and an Irish reel entitled “Toss the Feathers”. Orchestra director...

Juniors take PSAT

Connor Hess, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2012

On Wednesday, juniors took the PSAT test, used to determine qualification for the highly-competitive National Merit Scholarship Program. As many as 1.52 million juniors compete for the National Merit Scholarship Program every year acrossthe country. “I did it because everyone else was doing it,”...

Oktober Fest Follow-up

Ashly Arthur, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2012

On a windy, chilly and rainy Friday Oct. 5, Chamber Singers and Marching Band performed at Oktober Fest. Chamber Singers performed at 10:30 a.m. and the band performed later during the day around 1 p.m. Junior Raeanna Peacock was pleased with the Chamber Singer’s performance. “I was admired by...

Home Game a Victory

Samantha Rohleder, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2012

  With conference implications on the line, the football game with the Dodge City Red Demons was played tonight. Hays scored the first two touchdowns in four plays.  These scores came on long runs by junior Preston Weigel and senior David Cardinal. Dodge had a strong passing attack. They...

Government in Action Day

Anna Hickert, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2012

“Government in Action Day” was hosted for the alternative students at The Learning Center and students of Abby Maska’s AP Government class.  A portion of the day was spent with a guest speaker, Inga Stanneck Gross, a Nazi regime & Russian occupation survivor. Gross’s presentation began at...

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