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Hays High introduces new PRIDE Night for parents

Hays High introduces new PRIDE Night for parents

Brenna Schwien, Staff Reporter

August 29, 2019

Parents and students got the chance to see all that Hays High School has to offer at PRIDE Night on Aug. 26.   There were around 40 different tables for all the organizations.  “I think it is something new and different to get people in and learn more about the different programs that maybe th...

Hays Arts Council hosts Fall Art Walk

Hays Arts Council hosts Fall Art Walk

Eythun Wyatt, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2019

The Fall Art Walk took place on Aug. 23 in downtown Hays. There are four art walks a year, one for each season. The art walks are used as a way for new and old artists to show off some of their work, whether that be music, photography, or handmade art. Former Hays High student Korbyn Olson had art...

Homecoming Candidates Announced

Homecoming Candidates Announced

Brenna Schwien, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2019

The senior class voted on five girls and five boys to represent them for this year’s Homecoming court. The winners will be crowned at halftime at the Homecoming football game on Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. Girls: Avery Jones, Maddie Lohmeyer, Yesenia Maldonado, Cassidy Prough and Madelyn Waddell Boys:...

Chamber Singers strengthen performance for Homecoming Assembly

Chamber Singers strengthen performance for Homecoming Assembly

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

August 26, 2019

The Chamber Singers are currently working to perfect their performance for the annual Homecoming Assembly on Sept. 27.  Vocal director Alex Underwood said the group has not run into any significant challenges and that they have picked up the music at an impressive pace.  “Coordinating...

Debate and Forensics teams hold bake sale to raise funds

Debate and Forensics teams hold bake sale to raise funds

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2019

To build up the Debate and Forensics activity fund, the two teams worked together to host a bake sale on Aug. 17. The funds would be used to cover expenses not covered by the general fund budget, such as hotel expenses, guest speakers and incurred expenses for hosting tournaments. “We also sold...

StuCo Color Run/Walk rescheduled to Sept. 21 due to weather

StuCo Color Run/Walk rescheduled to Sept. 21 due to weather

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2019

The StuCo Color Run/Walk that was originally scheduled for Aug. 24 has been postponed to Sept. 21.  “StuCo rescheduled due to the rainy weather we’d been having,” StuCo President Maddie Lohmeyer said. “We were concerned about the trail flooding. By rescheduling, we hope to have stronger partici...

StuCo meets for first time on Aug. 28, discusses upcoming events

StuCo meets for first time on Aug. 28, discusses upcoming events

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in-Chief

August 23, 2019

Student Council met for the first time this year on Aug. 23 during PRIDE Time.   Many topics were discussed in the meeting including PRIDE Night, The Color Run, Dillon’s Fundraisers and preliminary Homecoming plans.  The Color Run is Aug. 24, and only StuCo officers are volunteering for th...

StuCo to host two mile Color Run/Walk on Aug. 24

StuCo to host two mile Color Run/Walk on Aug. 24

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor

August 16, 2019

StuCo will host a two mile Run/Walk on Aug. 24. Check-in for the event will start at 8:00 and races will begin at 8:30 at the Hays High Cross Country field. Registration costs $10 and those who register by Aug. 16 will receive a free t-shirt. Late registration will be accepted at the race with T-shirts...

Counselors, Leadership Team members host annual ninth grade, new student orientation

Counselors, Leadership Team members host annual ninth grade, new student orientation

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor

August 10, 2019

Freshmen and new students filtered through the front doors on Aug. 9 to attend orientation. Each student was greeted with a smile and given their class schedule along with a map of the building. Leadership Team members were assigned to specific Academy classes and were in charge of leading around...

First Hays High student competes at national Forensics competition

First Hays High student competes at national Forensics competition

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2019

Competing for the Forensics team, junior Mulu Bannister is the first competitor for Hays High at the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions (NIETOC) in Omaha. Bannister was one of 900 competitors nation wide on May 10 through May 12 and was one of 204 in her category, Dramatic Interpretation. “She...

This year’s graduates offer up opinions on graduation parties

This year’s graduates offer up opinions on graduation parties

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2019

Graduation parties are an annual tradition where friends and family gather to wish their proud seniors good luck for the life journey that awaits them. But are the parties really as important as everyone makes them out to be? Senior Hannah McGuire held her graduation party at Westview Church. The...

Seniors walk across stage, receive diplomas at graduation on May 12

Seniors walk across stage, receive diplomas at graduation on May 12

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2019

Walking down the aisle leading to their fate, the seniors look around the large arena at their classmates surrounding them. The class of 2019 said their farewells to the school that fostered the last four years of their lives. Graduation, a milestone in most people’s lives, took place for Hays...

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