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26 students take first and second place at sidewalk chalk design contest

26 students take first and second place at sidewalk chalk design contest

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

May 12, 2019

Hays High took first and second place at the art day sidewalk design contest at Fort Hays State University on Wednesday, April 17. 26 students from Hays High attended the art day festivities. Schools around southwest Kansas attend the art day activities. Each school has a different booth with their...

Senior Cordelia Isbell surprised with scholarship from Foot Locker

Senior Cordelia Isbell surprised with scholarship from Foot Locker

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2019

Senior Cordelia Isbell was awarded $20,000 from the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program. Isbell was one out of twenty students nationwide to receive this scholarship.   The scholarship award was revealed on May 6 at 6:30 pm in Gym A, during the Academic/athletic awards night.   “I didn...

Academic, athletic awards given to students

Academic, athletic awards given to students

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2019

 On May 6 at 6:30 pm in gym A students received and were recognized for scholarships, sports awards, academic achievements, etc.  Students that came to awards night gave the announcer a card of their achievements, to be read off. “I went to the academic awards night because it was my first yea...

Red Cross Club Officers announced for 2019-2020 school year

Red Cross Club Officers announced for 2019-2020 school year

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2019

After polling Red Cross Club members, officers for the 2019-2020 school year have been determined. The officers are as follows:   President: Senior Lynsie Hansen   Vice President: Senior Yesenia Maldonado   Secretary: Junior Alicia Feyerherm   Treasurer: Senior Emily Goetz   Social Media ...

Looking back 10, 25, 50 years ago

Looking back 10, 25, 50 years ago

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019

The Guidon staff has decided to include a monthly feature in which it will look through past editions of the newspaper to see the news events that were being reported 10, 25, and 50 years ago during each particular month. 10 Years Ago May 2009 The Guidon discusses the new recycling program start...

Physics package found from high altitude balloon project

Physics package found from high altitude balloon project

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

May 5, 2019

Learning experiences don't always happen as expected as this year's Advanced Physics class found out when their high altitude balloon projects disappeared during the flight. Physics instructor Cheryl Shepherd-Adams' class launched their projects twice, one ending 10 minutes outside of Hays because...

Board of Education meets, discusses building repairs; parking lot replacement projected to be completed by 2028

Board of Education meets, discusses building repairs; parking lot replacement projected to be completed by 2028

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2019

The Board of Education met on April 29 to discuss items listed on the agenda. Best of the Best awards were given to middle school social studies instructor, Ted Foster and Savannah Clingan. “Savannah Clingan, a fifth grader at Wilson, is an outstanding student leader,” instructor Leslie Karli...

State Solo, Small Ensemble Festival Results announced

State Solo, Small Ensemble Festival Results announced

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2019

The KSHAA State Solo and Ensemble Festival took place on April 27 in Emporia. The results of the event are as follows: Orchestra: I ratings - sophomore Alisara Arial, viola; senior Carl Rorstrom, cello; freshman Sydney Wittkorn, cello; senior Alex Hagerman, violin; Cello Trio (freshman Sydney Wittkorn,...

All City Strings Concert unifies young string musicians

All City Strings Concert unifies young string musicians

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

April 29, 2019

The All City Strings Concert was successful in bringing together all of the school orchestras in Hays. Elementary students, middle school students, and high school students worked together to put on the concert. Each age of students received a time to showcase the work they have put into the songs...

Band, Choir, Orchestra receive all ones at state large group music contest

Band, Choir, Orchestra receive all ones at state large group music contest

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2019

State large group music contest took place in Colby, KS on April 24 after being postponed from April 11. All music students traveled to compete and received all ones from judges. "Obviously I'm really proud of our students that all their hard work is paying off," instructor Alex Underwood said. "It's...

Looking back 10, 25, 50 years ago

Looking back 10, 25, 50 years ago

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2019

The Guidon staff has decided to include a monthly feature in which it will look through past editions of the newspaper to see the news events that were being reported 10, 25, and 50 years ago during each particular month. 10 Years Ago April 2009 The Guidon talks to students about the new GDL pol...

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