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DECA students prepare for national competition

DECA students prepare for national competition

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2019

DECA students will compete at nationals April 27, through May 1. There are lots of steps they had to take to get where they are now. The process started all the way back at the beginning of the school year when students had to plan events and figure out what to put in their research paper. “When...

Students participate in StuCo Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt during seminar on April 17

Students participate in StuCo Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt during seminar on April 17

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2019

Over 50 students participated in an Easter Egg scavenger hunt in the outdoor classroom during seminar on April 17. The scavenger hunt was a fundraiser for StuCo. “We decided to do an Easter Egg hunt because we thought it would be a great way to get people out and moving during the school day,”...

Chamber Singers continue rehearsals for acapella competition

Chamber Singers continue rehearsals for acapella competition

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2019

The acapella competition is slowly approaching, and the Chamber Singers are striving to take advantage of every remaining rehearsal opportunity they have left before they go head-to-head. Vocal director Alex Underwood said he’s feeling good about where the students are at during this point in rehearsa...

Thrifting grows in popularity with students

Thrifting grows in popularity with students

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2019

Clothing trends come and go from things like mom jeans to Crocs, but a current trend that doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon is thrifting clothes. Thrifting has recently risen in popularity with high school students. Junior Lauren Kent thrifts a lot of her clothing. “I enjoy thrifting...

Senior Scout Perryman signs to Sterling

Senior Scout Perryman signs to Sterling

Madison Weber, Online Editor-In-Chief

April 19, 2019

Senior Scout Perryman signed into Sterling College on Thursday, April 18. Perryman will be swimming at Sterling. “This upcoming fall is Sterling’s first year with a swim team,” Perryman said. “The coach, Gary Kempf, has had numerous years as a collegiate coach, approximately 30 or so. He...

Sunflower Community Ambassador scholarship recipients announced

Sunflower Community Ambassador scholarship recipients announced

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2019

The last meeting for the Sunflower Community Ambassador's took place on April 18 in the Trails Room at Fort Hays. At this meeting, four scholarship winners were announced, one of which was from Hays High. The three other scholarship recipients include Sheldon Weber, Kaitlyn Burd and Tiffany Pfiefer...

Four state-bound soloists perform at Hays Community Spring Concert on April 15

Four state-bound soloists perform at Hays Community Spring Concert on April 15

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2019

Six students from Johnny Matlock’s Studio 809 performed solos at the Hays Community Spring Concert held at Felten-Start Theater on April 15. Four of those students were from Hays High. Seniors Rebecca Anderson, Brett Bowls and juniors Nathan Leiker and Sierra Adkins performed. “The opportunity...

Styles Dance Centre hosts recital to raise money for DSNWK

Styles Dance Centre hosts recital to raise money for DSNWK

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

Styles Dance Centre hosted a recital to raise money for the Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas on Sunday, April 7. “Dancing with DSNWK is this amazing fundraiser that Styles Dance Centre gets to host and participate in every year,” Styles dance member Hope Kisner said. “We raise money...

Jana’s Campaign assembly talks about safe relationships, etc

Jana’s Campaign assembly talks about safe relationships, etc

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019

During seminar on April 15, students had an assembly for Jana’s Campaign. The assembly was divided between boys and girls. Doctors Curt and Christie Brungardt both are professors at Fort Hays State University in the leadership department, and they both took time out of their days to present to students. During...

Student athletes plan outreach to middle schoolers

Student athletes plan outreach to middle schoolers

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

April 14, 2019

Determined by the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), four students from each high school had the opportunity to join a program referred to as C.L.A.S.S. The students chosen from Hays High School were seniors Kayli Potter and Johnny Fuller, and juniors Levi Hickert and Yesenia Maldonado. “We are...

Seniors Shyann Schumacher, Peyton Thorell, present annual Site Council report to Board of Education

Seniors Shyann Schumacher, Peyton Thorell, present annual Site Council report to Board of Education

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019

The Board of Education met on April 8 and after approval of the agenda, Hays High Site Council presented their annual report to the board. Principal Martin Straub, Site Council President Rob Kennemer and seniors Shyann Schumacher and Peyton Thorell presented on behalf of the Site Council. Thorell...

Jana’s Campaign hosts Options assembly

Jana’s Campaign hosts Options assembly

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

April 11, 2019

In honor of April, the sexual violence awareness month, members of Jana’s Campaign held an Options Assembly on April 8. The assembly was organized by Sue Ann Tebo, family and consumer science instructor, alongside student advocates for the cause. The speaker at the event was Jamie Clark, an Options...

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