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Hays High crowns 2021 Homecoming royalty

Hays High crowns 2021 Homecoming royalty

Jessica Feyerherm, Staff Reporter October 21, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 15, the Hays High School Homecoming king and queen were announced during halftime of the football game versus Maize South. This year’s Homecoming queen candidates were Landri Dotts,...

An actor in the haunted house sits in wait for customers to turn the corner into her room.

Haunted house thrills workers, customers on weekends leading up to Halloween

Emry Lundy, Copy Editor October 19, 2021

Halloween’s steady approach has encouraged many to look for ways of getting into the spirit of the holiday. One such method is to go to haunted houses like the one at 1108 Main St., which is open...

Student council members collaborate to come up with decoration ideas on Friday, Oct.  8.

Student Council holds lock-in to prepare for Homecoming

Alexandra Coveney, Features Section Editor October 12, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 8, Student Council members and officers participated in a lock-in. The lock-in was from 6-9:30 p.m. in the Hays High library. Together, StuCo members were able to make decorations for...

The National Honor Society logo has the letters C, S, L, and S, which stand for the pillars of NHS, character, scholarship, leadership, and service. The torch in the middle represents  the search for truth.

National Honor Society officers announced for current year

Emry Lundy, Copy Editor October 11, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 1, National Honor Society officers were announced. Current NHS seniors got to vote amongst themselves, the senior members of NHS, to determine who this year’s officers would be. The...

Orchestra students rock climb at Garden of the Gods in Denver, Colorado on Sept. 18.

Orchestra takes Colorado trip; Orchestra and Choir to hold fall concerts

Alexandra Coveney, Features Section Editor October 7, 2021

The beginning of the school year is a busy time for many students, especially those involved in extracurricular activities such as music. Hays High Chamber and Concert Orchestras took a trip to Colorado...

Students learn traditional German dance on Friday, Sept. 24 through a Zoom conference.

Students learn German dances, culture in class

Emry Lundy, Copy Editor October 7, 2021

German students at Hays High got the chance to learn several German dances, along with their translations and cultural connections, for free on Friday, Sept. 24 in their classroom though a Zoom call with...

Spirit club members listen to officers conduct meeting on Sept. 29 in the MPR.

Environment Club holds meeting in Multi-Purpose Room

Alexandra Coveney, Features Section Editor October 6, 2021

Environmental Club held its second meeting of the year Wednesday, Sept. 29 during PRIDE Time in the Multi-Purpose Room. Officers Hannah Eikenberry, Nia Kaiser, Rilee Schwarz and Emma Tschanz reviewed...

Seniors Landri Dotts, Jordan Dale, Kamree Leiker, Aiden DeBey, Madelyn Martin, Jaren Kanak, Sydney Wittkorn, Tyler Solida, Samantha Vesper, and Ryan Schuckman

Student Council announces 2021 Homecoming candidates

Madighan Norris, Staff Reporter September 30, 2021

On Monday, Sept. 20, the 2021 Homecoming candidates were announced during PRIDE Time. Seniors had voted for potential candidates the week before. Voting opened up on Thursday, Sept 16 and closed on...

Freshmen listen to Janas Campaign representatives present about dating violence in the library on Sept. 21 and 22.

Jana’s Campaign presents to freshmen about dating violence

Alexandra Coveney, Features Section Editor September 27, 2021

Each year, representatives of Jana’s Campaign talk to freshmen about dating violence. This year, Kaiti Dinges, Rachel Moravek and Evelyn Dubey presented to freshmen during their GPS on Tuesday, Sept....

Junior Kaley Rajewski has her library card looked up and updates information with Holly Ray from the Hays Public Library.

Hays Public Library representative lets students replace, update library cards

Emry Lundy, Copy Editor September 27, 2021

On Thursday, Sept. 23, Outreach Coordinator Holly Ray came during PRIDE Time as a representative from the Hays Public Library to offer a chance for students to get new or replacement library cards for...

The cast of the fall musical, Urinetown, rehearses in the Hays High Choir room on Sept. 14.

Cast of Fall Musical announced

Emry Lundy, Copy Editor September 15, 2021

The 12th Street Auditorium will soon be bustling with life once again. Hays High’s Fall Musical, “Urinetown,” will be starting rehearsals Monday, Aug. 13. Auditions took place Wednesday, Sept. 8...

Leadership Team directs freshmen to their academies before splitting up for discussion during PRIDE Time on Sept. 9.

Leadership Team holds informational meeting with freshmen during PRIDE Time

Alexandra Coveney, Features Section Editor September 14, 2021

On Thursday, Sept. 9 during PRIDE Time, Leadership Team members met with freshman students. Freshmen were split into groups and spread out among Gym A, the Multi-Purpose Room and the Lecture Hall. “I...

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