• Hays Arts Council writing contest

    Hays Arts Council writing contest

    Hannah Baxter, Reporter

    April 24, 2014

    Several writers’ from different grades placed in the Hays Arts Council Writing Contest a few weeks ago. 9th Grade Poetry: 2nd Place-Conrad Vajnar-Renz 3rd Place-Maddie Crees-Renz 10th Grade Poetry: 1st Place-Sylina Zhang-Wagoner 12th Grade Poetry: 3rd Place-Nicole Feyerherm-Wagoner 12th Grade Prose: 1st... READ MORE »»

  • Meyer discusses laptop choices, requirements

    Meyer discusses laptop choices, requirements

    Nicole Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

    April 24, 2014

    Black metal and plastic encase arguably one of the most expensive items in a student’s backpack—a school laptop. “Currently the students use the HP ProBook 4420s model,” assistant system administrator Zach Meyer said. “We have a warranty on the computers through four years, but they were purchased on a three year lease.” This means the laptops will be around for one more school year before they are upgraded. Meyer said the school... READ MORE »»

    Seniors Tia Grover, Austin Belden, and Dakota Zimmerman use their school computers to work on an English assignment.

  • Type A and B personalities

    Type A and B personalities

    Sylina Zhang, Staff Reporter

    April 24, 2014

    A student is bent over the given assignment, working away furiously as the seconds tick by, while a classmate next to him stares out the window at the pretty clouds floating by. This is classic example of a Type A and Type B personality. “A Type A personality is constantly trying to meet a deadline,” Psychology teacher Matt Brooks said. “They are chronically on edge and are preoccupied with responsibilities.” People with Type A personality... READ MORE »»

  • Foreign views on prom

    Foreign views on prom

    Sylina Zhang, Staff Reporter

    April 16, 2014

    Words like homecoming, prom and spirit days may be familiar to most students here in the United States, but to foreign exchange students, they are a whole new concept from the traditions they are used to. For Korean exchange student sophomore Sang Hyun Lee, the only school activity remotely close to American formal dances is a school festival at the end of the year. “Usually we have to wear our school uniforms every day,” Lee said. “The... READ MORE »»

  • Animal Science class offered at Hays High

    Animal Science class offered at Hays High

    Nikki Vuong, Staff Reporter

    April 15, 2014

    A variety of classes are offered at Hays High. Some of these classes are not well known to the student body. One of those classes is Animal Science. This class taught by Hays High teacher Curt Vajnar is a class that teaches students about animal systems, diseases, management practices, evaluation methods, animal nutrition, animal reproduction, and animal management. “Animal Science counts for a science credit, so a lot of the things that we... READ MORE »»

News

State Large Groups Music Festival results

Nikki Vuong, Staff Reporter

Several large Hays High music groups received top scores at the State Large Groups Music Festival located at Fort Hays State University on April 17. The Concert Band received...  Read More »

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Sports

The boys’ tennis team plays at home

Ashley Cossaart, Staff Reporter

The boys’ tennis team had their home meet on April 15. The meet was scheduled for April 14 but was postponed because of weather. Other teams at the meet were Liberal, Abilene,...  Read More »

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Opinion

Friendships changing

Nikki Vuong, Staff Reporter

Sometimes in life, things come up that put a rift between you and your friends. One day, you’re best friends and seemingly the next day, you’re total strangers. I myself...  Read More »

April 3, 2014 • 0 comments

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Feature

Type A and B personalities

Type A and B personalities

Sylina Zhang, Staff Reporter

A student is bent over the given assignment, working away furiously as the seconds tick by, while a classmate next to him stares out the window at the pretty clouds floating...  Read More »

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A&E

Fun Facts

Sylina Zhang, Staff Reporter

1. The actor who is the voice of Winnie the Pooh calls up children in cancer wards to cheer them up. 2. A six year-old applied for a job at a railroad museum and was...  Read More »

April 15, 2014 • 0 comments

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