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Meeting held with architect group over bond issue

Meeting held with architect group over bond issue

Kara Brooks, Editor
March 16
Filed under News, Top Stories

A meeting was held with various students and administration to inform the architect group about what students believe are the biggest issues and needs of the building so they can come up with a design for the upcoming bond issue. Senior Cassandra Quinby was one of the students who attended the meeting...

Students prepare for assessments being taken throughout spring

Students prepare for assessments being taken throughout spring

Isabelle Braun, Staff Reporter
March 16
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The state assessments have been taken for many years and probably most everyone can remember preparing for the assessments in elementary school. Years later, students are still preparing for the tests. March 15 and 16, sophomores found themselves taking the math portion of the state assessments. Assessments...

USD 489 media takes fourth all around at KAB competition

USD 489 media takes fourth all around at KAB competition

Madison Crees, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 16
Filed under News

The results for this year’s Kansas Association of Broadcasters competition were announced and once again, the school found several high placements and honorable mentions. The team took fourth place all around. Only all placers were seniors. Results are as followed: First place, Jake Dechant...

Students meet with state government position holders

Students meet with state government position holders

Jordyn Dake, Online Editor
March 13
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Students involved with several different organizations were invited to a meeting with Kan. Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer, Kansas Board of Education member Jim McNiece and senator Randall Hardy in the Lecture Hall on March 10. The three positon holders listened to the students as they explained their many...

Poultry contest puts Greenhand team in first, Senior team in second

Poultry contest puts Greenhand team in first, Senior team in second

Isabelle Braun, Staff Reporter
March 10
Filed under Feature, News

At a poultry contest with the participation of seven schools and 47 people, 12 freshman and sophomores placed. Of those, five of them were in the top 10. Those are freshmen Colton Vajnar, Ashton Ottley, Shannon Smith, Ashlyn Luetters, and Alea Maestas. On another team, seniors Katelyn Fross, Breanna...

Dane G. Hansen scholarship recipients announced

Dane G. Hansen scholarship recipients announced

Madison Weber, Staff Reporter
March 10
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The Dane G. Hansen Foundation awarded a total of $506,000 in scholarships to 35 Hays High students. Career and Technical Education ($4,000 renewable for one additional year): Tigist Bannister Lakin Ditter Kristen Nease Megan Smith Sydney Sulzman Hansen Students ($4,000 renewable for on...

‘12 Angry Jurors’ to take 12th Street stage, March 16-18

‘12 Angry Jurors’ to take 12th Street stage, March 16-18

Jordyn Dake, Online Editor
March 10
Filed under News, Top Stories

A young man stands accused of murder. The trial is almost over. Eleven jurors are in the jury room, ready to convict. One of them, however, is not so sure. Tempers rise and passions flare as the case is re-litigated. Reginald Rose’s compelling courtroom drama, “12 Angry Jurors,” will be presented...

DECA students qualify for international competition in April

DECA students qualify for international competition in April

Peyton Augustine, Sports Editor
March 8
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Hays High DECA students competed at the State Career Development Conference on March 4-7, 2017 in Overland Park, Kan. The top two in each event qualified for the International Career Development Conference on April 25-30, 2017 in Anaheim, Cal. Results: Senior Sierra Brown,  Juniors Emma Hu...

Chime In: Student athletes drug testing

Chime In: Student athletes drug testing

Madison Weber, Staff Reporter
March 8
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Annual spring blood drive to be held March 7

Annual spring blood drive to be held March 7

Kara Brooks, Editor
March 3
Filed under News

The annual spring blood drive is being held on Tuesday, March 7. Student Council and The Red Cross Club are still looking for people to donate. To be able to donate a student must be at least 17 years old, or 16 years old with parental consent. If the student has gotten a tattoo within a year at a...

Journalism students qualify for state competition in May

Journalism students qualify for state competition in May

Jordyn Dake, Online Editor
March 2
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Hays High School qualified 18 students for state after taking 29 awards in 19 events at the regional journalism competition that took place on Feb. 23 at Fort Hays State University. The contest sponsored by the Kansas Scholastic Press Association featured several schools from classes 1A to 4A. It...

Eighth grade visitation a success

Eighth grade visitation a success

Kara Brooks, Editor
February 27
Filed under News, Top Stories

Every year Leadership Team hosts an eighth grade visitation. The eighth graders come and explore the high school to get ready for next year. Senior Caden Cunningham was one of the leadership team members who helped show the eighth graders around. “It went great,” Cunningham said. “They were...

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