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Sophomore accepted to KAMS program

Sophomore accepted to KAMS program

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


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KAMS is the Kansas Academy of Math and Science at Fort Hays State University. It is a program that allows juniors and seniors in high school to become full time college students instead of going to high school every day. Interested sophomores can apply. Once KAMS students graduate the program, they...

Scholars bowl competes at state tournament

Scholars bowl competes at state tournament

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018


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Scholars Bowl came extremely close to making it into the finals at the state scholars bowl tournament on Feb. 10, losing on a tie-breaker question. "In pool play, we easily beat Garnett-Anderson County and Chanute, then fell to Andover Central and WIchita Collegiate," Shepherd-Adams said. "In the...

Fort Hays State University hosts High Plains Music Camp

Fort Hays State University hosts High Plains Music Camp

Kayli Potter, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018


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The High Plains Music Camp will take place July 15 through July 21 at Fort Hays State University. Middle school musicians will have the opportunity to try out for the band, jazz band and orchestra. Musicians in high school will have the same opportunities as those in middle school, however, on...

Scholars Bowl to compete at state tournament

Scholars Bowl to compete at state tournament

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018


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For the first time ever, the Scholars Bowl team will continue past regional competition and compete at the state tournament. Instructor Cheryl Shepherd-Adams has been working with the scholars bowl team for ten years, and thinks the students have a lot of fun on the team. "I enjoy their energy,...

Red Cross club hosts upcoming blood drive

Red Cross club hosts upcoming blood drive

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2018


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The Red Cross club had a meeting on Feb. 6 to discuss the blood drive planned for March 8. “We have not really been doing anything recently,” instructor Jayme Goetz said. “We are waiting until after this blood drive, because the blood drive has so much that goes into it.” The topics covered...

FFA holds annual lock-in

FFA holds annual lock-in

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2018


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FFA held their annual lock-in Feb. 3 from 6:15-11:30 p.m. It was not required but recommended for FFA students. Instructor Curt Vajnar holds the same lock-in each year. This year roughly 31 students attended. The theme was “Drugs and Agriculture.” Detective Scott Braun came to talk to students...

January’s library ticket challenge has most ticket participants yet

January’s library ticket challenge has most ticket participants yet

Kayli Potter, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018


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January's Redbox theme attracted 54 participants, over six times the participation compared to the last ticket challenge in November. With the most coming from the freshmen class, freshmen participants include Alicia Feyerherm, Aurora Walters, Demitria Pfeifer, Anna Brull, Treyton Schumacher, Cami...

Home cold remedies for quick relief

Home cold remedies for quick relief

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


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As colds are very common at this time of year, many people would appreciate an easy way to provide relief, especially when medicines aren’t doing their job. A few easy, natural remedies can be used instead. Ginger tea- Drink a few cups of ginger tea to help clear congestion and soothe sore th...

Students encounter famous people

Students encounter famous people

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


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Many students have had great opportunities to meet celebrities throughout different activities they have been involved in or at concerts they have attended. “I met Ross Lynch at an R5 concert when I was 11,” junior Zoe C. Martin said. “We had VIP tickets and got to take pictures with the band....

Vocal instructor announces Dinner Show theme

Vocal instructor announces Dinner Show theme

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2018


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Vocal instructor Johnny Matlock announced the Chamber Singers Dinner Show theme on Monday, Jan. 29 at his annual Dinner Show meeting for parents of the Chamber Singers. The theme will be "The Greatest Show," a take on The Greatest Showman. "I had originally thought about doing a different theme,"...

STUCO announces Indian Call candidates

STUCO announces Indian Call candidates

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

January 30, 2018


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The 2018 Indian Call candidates have been voted for by the senior class. This year's candidates are as follows; Indian Call Queen: Abigail Balman Abigail Brungardt Karee Dinkel Tana Herreman Mallory Linn Gabriela Taliaferro Indian Call King: Eric Adams Logan Clark Cole Murph...

Center for Health Improvement hosts Dive In Movie

Center for Health Improvement hosts Dive In Movie

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2018


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Physical health is a priority for the Center for Health Improvement, but they also encourage their members to relax and enjoy themselves. This winter, all community members have been welcomed to join others, watch a movie and have a snack after. The Center hosted a family event of watching “Boss...

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