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Debate Team attends Philosophy Workshop

Debate Team attends Philosophy Workshop

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

The Debate Team went to a philosophy workshop, also referred as the Fort Hays State University Philosophy Day, on Oct. 9. The event was held in The Black and Gold Room of the Memorial Union of FHSU.   “Our advanced and our novice kids went, and that would've been roughly 14 of us,” instructo...

Music Department raises $500 during second annual Fall Benefit Concert

Music Department raises $500 during second annual Fall Benefit Concert

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

October 10, 2019

The Music Department held their second annual Fall Benefit Concert at 7 p.m. on Oct. 8 at Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center. The vocal and orchestra groups were the featured performers of the night. The Chamber Singers operated the concert, with junior Alisara Arial and sophomore Carson Brooksher...

Leadership Team meets with freshmen

Leadership Team meets with freshmen

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2019

The Leadership Team met with the freshmen for the second activity of the school year during PRIDE Time on Oct. 3 to discuss different learning styles, the end of the nine weeks, GPAs, Breakfast for Champions, and the Wright Family activity. The freshmen were required to go to the activity, which was l...

Juniors attend summer Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar

Juniors attend summer Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2019

Dedicated to inspiring young leaders, the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) seminar during the summer was an opportunity for juniors Allison Brooks and Alicia Feyerherm to develop their leadership skills and achieve their highest potential. The seminar was held from June 1-3 on the Kansas State...

Annual KSPA Fall Conference educates, inspires student journalists

Annual KSPA Fall Conference educates, inspires student journalists

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

September 26, 2019

High school journalists from across the state gathered at the annual Kansas Scholastic Press Association Fall Conference at Fort Hays State University to develop their skills and learn more about their rights as journalists.  Each year, the conference brings in professors, professionals and expert advi...

Orchestra students travel to Colorado

Orchestra students travel to Colorado

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2019

Orchestra students traveled to Denver and Boulder on Sept. 20-21 to see the Colorado Symphony.  The students get the opportunity to see one symphony orchestra a year, typically out of state. Some of the places they have gone in past years have been Omaha, Oklahoma City and Colorado Springs....

New school year brings many new staff members

New school year brings many new staff members

Allison Brooks, Multimedia Editor

September 19, 2019

Relocating to a new town and a new school can be a very stressful but exciting task. This year, seven new teachers were hired, and multiple other new employees were added to the school’s staff.  The new staff members were hired for several reasons, such as previous teachers retiring or mov...

Eleven students inducted into Foreign Language Honors Society

Eleven students inducted into Foreign Language Honors Society

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2019

Students in foreign language classes had the opportunity to apply for the Foreign Language Honors Society last spring. Those interested had to fill out an application as well as acquire letters of recommendations.   Eleven new members were selected and formally inducted into the FLHS on Sept. 10 in the library.  A...

StuCo hosts lock-in on Sept. 15

StuCo hosts lock-in on Sept. 15

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2019

The Student Council (StuCo) lock-in was held on Sept. 15 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event was held in the library and some of the decorating took place in Room 110.  "StuCo Lock-ins are intended to be a fun environment for members to work together to complete tasks for homecoming," StuCo President,...

Chamber Singers hold Q&A with gospel music specialist

Chamber Singers hold Q&A with gospel music specialist

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

September 16, 2019

During class on Sept. 12, the Chamber Singers held a Q&A session with Vinroy Brown, a professor of sacred music at Westminster Choir College and the conductor of the Westminster Jubilee Singers.   Together, they discussed the nature of gospel music and how it relates to the theme of “Storms” in order ...

Music Department prepares for second annual Fall Benefit Concert

Music Department prepares for second annual Fall Benefit Concert

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

September 15, 2019

Natural disasters have always been a part of our world, and they are significant events that inspire artistry for various reasons.   The theme for this year’s Fall Benefit Concert is “Storms,” and the Chamber Singers are developing a program for the chosen disaster relief organization All Ha...

Leadership Team meets for first time with new freshmen

Leadership Team meets for first time with new freshmen

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2019

The Leadership Team met with the freshmen for the first activity of the school year during PRIDE Time on Sept. 5 to discuss grades, GPA, credits for graduating, and attendance. The freshmen were required to go to the activity, which was located in Gym A.   The Leadership Team was split into gr...

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