• Cross receives prestigious award

    Cross receives prestigious award

    Nikki Vuong, Staff Reporter

    March 3, 2015

    Recently, Spanish teacher Melinda Cross received the 2014-2015 Dr. Earl Reum Kansas Advisor of the Year. “The award is one the Kansas Activities Association gives every year to Student Council advisors to recognize the work they do,” Cross said. ““To win, you have to first be nominated by someone. Then you have to fill out an application in which the Kansas Activities Association chooses from.” Cross said she was first notified around... READ MORE »»

  • Student encourages international volunteer work

    Student encourages international volunteer work

    Sylina Zhang, Co-Editor-in-Chief

    March 1, 2015

    Many students go on mission trips, helping people in the local community, but only a few are willing to step out of their comfort zone and do volunteering in another country. Now that summer is approaching, some students may be looking for volunteering or traveling opportunities. Junior Scott Ring went to Haiti for a week during May of last year. “It was a trip through an organization called OH4F, Open Hands for the Fatherless,” Ring... READ MORE »»

  • Hays Arts Council information for competition

    Hays Arts Council information for competition

    Hannah Baxter, Staff Reporter

    February 27, 2015

    Special to the HDN Starving Kansas artists could find their next meal more affordable if fortune smiles upon them during the Hays Art’s Council’s 46th annual Smoky Hill Art Competition and Exhibition. The competition is open to any Kansas artist. The exhibition will run from April 24 to June 4, but entries are due to the HAC by Tuesday. All two and three dimensional works are eligible for competition. Preliminary selection will... READ MORE »»

  • Students offer advice for incoming freshmen

    Students offer advice for incoming freshmen

    Madison Crees, Staff Reporter

    February 27, 2015

    Many students remember how scared, or not, they were when they made the transition from middle school to high school. Every year a new group of freshmen enter the building and upperclassmen aren’t always the most eager to welcome them in, but for this group, a few students are happy to lend some advice. “I’d like to say to get an agenda,” freshman Garrett Gregg said. “Stay organized and listen to teachers.” Freshman Gabriela Taliaferro... READ MORE »»

  • Midwest Energy sponsors trip to Washington D.C.

    Midwest Energy sponsors trip to Washington D.C.

    Sylina Zhang, Co-Editor-in-Chief

    February 27, 2015

    Midwest Energy is offering an all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C. for selected juniors. These students will join over 1500 others from across the country for the Government in Action Youth Tour sponsored by Electric Cooperatives nationwide. Interested juniors can stop by the Counseling Office for a simple application, or go online to https://www.mwenergy.com/community/youth-tour. Applicants’ parents or guardians must receive electric... READ MORE »»

News

Cross receives prestigious award

Cross receives prestigious award

Nikki Vuong, Staff Reporter

Recently, Spanish teacher Melinda Cross received the 2014-2015 Dr. Earl Reum Kansas Advisor of the Year. “The award is one the Kansas Activities Association gives every...  Read More »

March 3, 2015 • 0 comments

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Sports

Boys basketball breeze past the Panthers, 56-30

Sarah Rooney, Staff Reporter

The boys basketball team destroyed the Great Bend Panthers, 56-30, on Feb. 27. The Indians now have a 13-7 overall record on the year. Ending the first quarter down 8-7,...  Read More »

March 3, 2015 • 0 comments

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Opinion

Meninism is satirical, should not be taken seriously

Meninism is satirical, should not be taken seriously

Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor

Meninism started as a Twitter account parodying feminism. Satire, jokes, that’s all it was set out to be. The creators of the account actually agreed with feminism. Then...  Read More »

February 23, 2015 • 77 comments

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Feature

Student encourages international volunteer work

Student encourages international volunteer work

Sylina Zhang, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Many students go on mission trips, helping people in the local community, but only a few are willing to step out of their comfort zone and do volunteering in another country. Now...  Read More »

March 1, 2015 • 0 comments

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A&E

Interesting facts

Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor

Nicolas Cage once bought a pet octopus because he thought it would help with his acting. Winston Churchill was born in a ladies’ room during a dance. Months...  Read More »

February 23, 2015 • 0 comments

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