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Science Olympiad team competing at state tournament in Wichita

Science Olympiad team competing at state tournament in Wichita

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018


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The Science Olympiad team will compete at Wichita State University for its state competition on Saturday, April 7. The team has put in many hours preparing for this competition and they will leave Friday, April 6 before fourth hour. The team is competing in the Large School division for the first...

Seniors have opportunity to receive scholarship for community work

Seniors have opportunity to receive scholarship for community work

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2018


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Young men and women are given the opportunity to become Community Ambassadors, which provides them with knowledge of how local business and government are run. The Community Ambassadors from Hays High are seniors Kamree Markley, Erin Muirhead, Autumn Hohmann, Mark Schuckman, Sara Rohleder, Alyssa...

Academic Booster Club holds quarterly Breakfast of Champions to recognize student achievement

Academic Booster Club holds quarterly Breakfast of Champions to recognize student achievement

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Those who achieved a GPA of 3.3 or above during the third quarter were excused March 28 during first hour to go eat at the Breakfast of Champions. Breakfast of Champions is a breakfast sponsored by the Academic Booster Club to recognize students. Freshman Jessica Luedders enjoyed being excused...

Looking back 10, 20, 50 years ago

Looking back 10, 20, 50 years ago

Hanna Dannar, Staff Reporter

March 28, 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. Ten Years Ago March 2008 Former principal Mike Hester considers implementing yea...

Forensics to compete at national tournament in June

Forensics to compete at national tournament in June

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2018


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Forensics and debate students have the opportunity to compete in the NSDA (National Speech and Debate Association), originally named National Forensics League. “In the recent past, they changed from the NFL to not be confused with the National Football League,” instructor Codi Fenwick said. “It...

FST students participate in unique extra credit opportunity

FST students participate in unique extra credit opportunity

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2018


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Math instructor Erin Deenihan turned her students into historians for a FST extra credit opportunity. Students enrolled in Deenihan’s FST class second semester have the option of learning about different mathematicians for extra credit. “I don’t like giving out free points,” Deenihan said....

Teachers select prom candidates

Teachers select prom candidates

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

March 15, 2018


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This year's prom candidates have been announced. The candidates are as follows; Prom queen candidates; Savannah Bieker, Analyse Claude, Tara Hertel, Abby Kennemer, Sara Rohleder, Kaitlyn Schaben Prom king candidates; Brendan Chapman, Jared Kisner, William Martin, Dustin Schneider, Mark Schuckman, Zac...

Cheerleaders attend end-of-season banquet

Cheerleaders attend end-of-season banquet

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2018


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The annual cheer banquet was held on March 13 at 6:00 p.m. Cheerleaders celebrated the end of the season by getting together, eating food, reminiscing about the season and receiving awards. Some of the awards presented included the Most Spirited Award, which was awarded to junior Alyssa Underwood...

Red Cross Club holds biannual blood drive

Red Cross Club holds biannual blood drive

Lizzy Lee, Cartoonist/Staff Reporter

March 13, 2018


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The Red Cross Club held a blood drive in Gym B on March 8, 2018. During a blood drive, healthy students can give their blood and save lives. The blood drive was entirely sponsored by The Red Cross Club, which is led by instructor Jayme Goetz. To donate blood, The Red Cross guidelines said a student must be over 17, other...

Students participate in meetings with community members, push plans forward for community improvement

Students participate in meetings with community members, push plans forward for community improvement

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

March 12, 2018


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The third Strategic Doing meeting took place on March, 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Robbins Center. During this meeting, participants discussed plans for future projects they planned to take on. Three high school students attended the meeting and gave their input on the upcoming developments. “This...

190 students sign up to participate in driver’s education course

190 students sign up to participate in driver’s education course

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2018


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A driver’s education course is required for a person with the intent to receive their permit and be allowed to drive before the age of 16. “Driver’s education is where we take kids, who may have a learner’s permit that allows them to drive with their parent or legal guardian in the seat next...

Latin students face crucial test

Latin students face crucial test

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under News

During the week before Spring Break, Latin students all over the world will take the National Latin Exam to test how much Latin they have learned during their studies. “The National Latin Exam is taken throughout the world by well over 150,000-175,000 students at all levels, intro through advanced...

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