• Senior Lexie Schaben signs to FHSU

    Senior Lexie Schaben signs to FHSU

    Hannah Baxter, Staff Reporter

    April 17, 2015

    Senior Lexie Schaben signed to Fort Hays State University for golf on April 17. With a lot of mixed feelings, Schaben said she is ready for next year. Schaben played golf her sophomore, junior and of course senior year with an above average ability to play. However, despite her better playing, she was on junior varsity squad most of her golf career so far. Playing at a new school comes with nervous feelings to be a part of Fort Hays. “I... READ MORE »»

  • Music performs at State Large Group in Colby

    Music performs at State Large Group in Colby

    Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor

    April 17, 2015

    The choirs, orchestra and band performed at State Large Group contest in Colby on April 16. Students travelled to Colby High School at 8 a.m. and spent the day performing and watching other groups’ performances. Each group performed at an assigned time in front of three judges. Chamber singers, orchestra, concert choir and band all received straight ones from their judges, therefore giving them all an overall score of one. “Hays High was... READ MORE »»

  • Forensics state qualifiers

    Forensics state qualifiers

    Anniston Weber, Staff Reporter

    April 17, 2015

    On Saturday May 2, students who qualified for state Forensics will perform in Topeka for the Forensics State Championships. Those qualifiers include sophomore Griffin Lowry for Impromptu and Extemporaneous Speaking, senior Ben Rajewski for Impromptu and Extemporaneous Speaking, sophomore Anniston Weber for Dramatic Solo Acting, freshman Amiyah Gonzalez for Dramatic Solo Acting, junior Rachel Nansel for Poetry, and senior Shelbie Berens for Humorous... READ MORE »»

  • Cheerleading tryouts held this week

    Cheerleading tryouts held this week

    Kara Brooks, Staff Reporter

    April 15, 2015

    This week’s tryouts for next year’s cheerleading squad began on March 14. Sophomore MKilar Otte feels good about how this week will go. “I’m a little nervous,” Otte said. “I love cheer and it’s my life. I think the tryouts will go smoothly.” Freshman Alliana Drees is nervous but excited for this weeks’ tryouts. “I hope to make varsity,” Drees said. Sophomore Kaely McKinney is excited for cheer to start again. “I’m... READ MORE »»

  • Kansas Supreme Court convenes at Fort Hays State University

    Kansas Supreme Court convenes at Fort Hays State University

    Sarah Rooney, Staff Reporter

    April 15, 2015

    The Kansas Supreme Court convened in Hays for the first time since its establishment on April 13. Since 2011, the Court has convened in different counties across the state to be more accessible to citizens. These visits help Kansans understand the role of the Court and the Judiciary, which is to interpret the law and make the decision the law requires. “My colleagues and I are trying to re-establish the Kansas Judicial branch as being equal... READ MORE »»

    Kansas Supreme Court convenes for a special session on April 13.

News

Senior Lexie Schaben signs to FHSU

Senior Lexie Schaben signs to FHSU

Hannah Baxter, Staff Reporter

Senior Lexie Schaben signed to Fort Hays State University for golf on April 17. With a lot of mixed feelings, Schaben said she is ready for next year. Schaben played golf...  Read More »

April 17, 2015 • 0 comments

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Sports

Boys tennis plays at home

Boys tennis plays at home

Sylina Zhang, Co-Editor-in-Chief

The boys’ tennis team had their home meet on April 13. Teams there include Great Bend, Scott City, Trego, Liberal and Abilene. Teams were put into pools A and B, where...  Read More »

April 14, 2015 • 0 comments

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Opinion

Mental disorders are not adjectives

Raina Basso, Staff Reporter

Nowadays, people are always heard using terms like “depressed” and “OCD” to describe their actions or feelings when they are in fact not suffering from these disorders. Diseases...  Read More »

March 30, 2015 • 0 comments

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Feature

Students discuss Helping Hands class

Students discuss Helping Hands class

Jacey Schaffer, Staff Reporter

Helping hands is a class offered only to juniors for first and second hour on maroon block days and is taught by Michelle Thacker and Mrs. Karlin, it teaches students how...  Read More »

April 16, 2015 • 0 comments

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A&E

Interesting Facts

Sylina Zhang, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Montpelier, Vermont is the only state capital without a McDonald's. A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime. Cuba is the only island in the Caribbean...  Read More »

April 16, 2015 • 0 comments

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