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Chess Club competes against Cordley, students continue to hone virtual gameplay

Most of the Chess Club's participants have adjusted to this year's virtual competitions, but Holder understands the perspectives of the struggling students.
December 14, 2020

The Chess Club went up against Cordley at 9 a.m. on Dec. 12 at Hays High School. The individual placings are as follows: High school division: junior Elizabeth Dickman - 17th place, sophomore Quinton...

Scholars Bowl wins Colby meet

Scholars Bowl on the bus with there first place medals after the Colby meet.
December 14, 2020

The Scholars Bowl team traveled to Colby to take on teams from the western part of Kansas and earned first place among the 11 teams competing in the meet. “We have competed at meets that have been...

StuCo sells candy canes for Holiday Help Project

Junior Class Co-Vice-President Tyler Solida and StuCo members Jocelyn Rigler, Sydney Wittkorn, and Hayli Meier sell candy canes to sophomore Maysyn Tippy.
December 9, 2020

Hays High Student Council will be selling candy canes Dec. 7-11. The candy canes are an assortment of flavors, with the most common being peppermint, cherry and blueberry. The cost is 50 cents for one...

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Test occurs at HHS

December 4, 2020

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a multiple-choice test that helps students identify which Military Occupational Specialties (MOS) will be the best fit for them. It also measures...

National Foreign Language Honors Society inducts new students

The FLNHS Induction occured on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m.
December 2, 2020

The National Foreign Language Honors Society (NFLHS) inducted new members into the organization on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. The senior officers are as follows: Ginny Ke – President Sydney Walker...

QUIZ: Are you the imposter?

November 30, 2020

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Political Science Club to have its first meeting

November 23, 2020

On Tuesday, Nov. 24, Political Science Club will be having their first meeting in the Multi-Purpose Room. This meeting will welcome any students wanting to join, as well as to organize and introduce...

Freshmen health classes attend tobacco, Juul presentations in library

The representatives from the Smoky Hill Foundation for Chemical Dependency kick off their presentation on tobacco and vaping products by explaining different types of advertising used in the tobacco industry. The presentations took place on Nov. 11 and 18 in the library for the freshman health classes, taught by Haley Wolf.
November 18, 2020

The Smoky Hill Foundation for Chemical Dependency, Inc. gave a presentation over Juul use and tobacco products to Haley Wolf’s freshman Health class in the library on Nov. 11 and 18. Wolf emphasized...

Staff celebrates the 50th day of school

November 16, 2020

Hays High principal Martin Straub celebrated the 50th day of school last week for faculty and staff. The 50th day of school took place on Friday, Nov. 6. Straub celebrated by having a drawing in...

One cross country runner advances to state from regionals

Cross country competed at the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) meet at Liberal on Oct. 15.
October 27, 2020

Cross country competed at the regional meet at Great Bend on Oct. 24. The results are as follows: Boys– V – freshman Leo Hernandez 17:48.73 – 16th V – freshman Ty Dempsey 18:32.84 –...

Apply Kansas allows seniors to apply to college for free

Counselors Troy Dale and Amy Miller help senior Sierra Smith fill out her college application.
October 23, 2020

The school hosted an event called Apply Kansas for seniors during their GPS classes on Wednesday, Oct. 21 and Thursday, Oct. 22. The goal was to provide a time where students could easily apply to colleges....

Girls golf team takes second at regionals to qualify for state

The HHS varsity girls golf team poses for a picture with their new trophy. From left to right, Assistant coach Doug Lowen, senior Sophie Garrison, sophomore Katie Dinkel, senior Sierra Smith, junior Taleia McCrae, freshman Abbie Norris and coach Mark Watts.
October 20, 2020

On Oct. 14, the Hays High lady Indian golf team played 18 holes for regionals in Wichita’s Rolling Hills Country Club to see if they would qualify for state. Each individual member placed in the Top...

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