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Hays High School's Official Student Newspaper

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Senior Jace Linenberger signs to play collegiate basketball

Meg Taggart, Photography/ Managing Editor May 6, 2022

On May 3, senior Jace Linenberger signed his letter of intent to play basketball for the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith with a full-ride scholarship. He signed in the Hays High School cafeteria with...

Band students meet composer Frank Ticheli

Ashley Vredenburg, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

An American composer, Frank Ticheli, made arrangements to reach out to Hays High band students through a Zoom meeting on Thursday, Jan. 28 during PRIDE Time. “We’ve had the opportunity to play works...

Joan Crull leads the orchestra at their winter concert.

COVID-19 alters Music Department’s Winter Concert

Maysyn Tippy, Entertainment Editor January 26, 2021

On Monday, Jan. 11, the Hays High band and orchestra held their Winter Concert to a limited audience in Gym A. Because of COVID-19, the concert was limited to just parents and was livestreamed to others...

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HHS student wins JAG-K award

Meg Taggart, Entertainment Editor December 18, 2020

At the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) national competition, Hays High student Jonathon Rupe placed third in financial literacy. He found out he won on Dec. 3 when the national JAG organization...

Spanish I-IV teacher Lora Haynes teaches a spanish II class before school was cancelled for the remainder of the semester.

Students plan to take Seal of Biliteracy Test

Meg Taggart, Staff Reporter May 1, 2020

With the closing of Kansas schools for the remainder of the semester, a lot of the end-of-the-year activities are undecided, as far as when and how they will be completed. The Seal of Biliteracy test,...

Though self-isolation protects the physical health of the community, it may also diminish a persons mental health. However, there are several ways to prevent that from happening.

Counselors discuss how to battle isolation depression

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2020

As the amount of time spent in isolation increases, the level of stability in people’s lives diminishes. Students rely on communication with others, whether it be for school, work or social life....

Kyle Porter leaving Hays High, girls basketball program for new position, pending school board approval

Kyle Porter leaving Hays High, girls basketball program for new position, pending school board approval

Brenna Schwien, Staff Reporter April 28, 2020

On April 23, Kyle Porter announced to the girls basketball team that he has accepted another teaching and coaching job in northeast Kansas, although he cannot disclose the school that he is moving to until...

A member of the community donated 33 $25 gift cards to the HHS Food Pantry. Counselor Suellyn Stenger said the community support for the pantry has been amazing.

Hays High Food Pantry provides food for students, families

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2020

With schools closed for the remainder of the year, keeping students fed has been a priority. In addition to the free drive-up meals available Monday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., students...

Freshman Tanner Werth presents his company Cattle.Online to panel of judges during the 2020 Ellis County Youth Entrepreneur Challenge. Twenty-five students competed in the event.

Students compete in 2020 Ellis County Youth Entrepreneur Challenge

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in-Chief April 16, 2020

Twenty-five students competed at the 2020 Ellis County Youth Entrepreneur Challenge on March 10. The event was held at BriefSpace on West 10th St. with setup starting at 8 a.m. After introductions...

Senior Olivia Reed is an essential worker at Dillons. Reed has been working at Dillons since December and said that shes grateful to be able to have a job right now.

Student jobs experience changes

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter April 14, 2020

Due to COVID-19, students have faced many changes in their home and school life. One thing that has been tremendously affected by the virus is their jobs. When it comes to jobs and the work force, some...

Just Bopping

Just Bopping

Paige Polifka-Denson, Staff Reporter/Infographics March 10, 2020

Red Cross Club officers pose for a picture during the Blood Drive on March 5. Officers volunteered for the entirety of the drive along with instructor Erin Deenihan.

Red Cross Club hosts annual Spring Blood Drive

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2020

Red Cross Club hosted its annual Spring Blood Drive on March 5. Red Cross Club officers, seniors Emily Goetz, Lynsie Hansen, Maddie Lohmeyer, Yesenia Moldonado and Taylor Weidenhaft and junior Alicia...

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