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Science Olympiad advances onto state once again

Science Olympiad advances onto state once again

Madison Crees, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 17
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The Science Olympiad team run by science instructors Lynn Zimmerman and Beth Schiel placed 3rd all around at their regional competition at Fort Hays State University, on Feb. 9. This qualified them to advance onto state competition at Wichita State University on April 1. The team consists of seniors...

Students, teachers remember former student turned murderer (UPDATED)

Students, teachers remember former student turned murderer (UPDATED)

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 17
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When former student, Ashlee Martinson, pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of her mother and step-father in June 2016, it shook the residents of Hays. According to People Magazine, on March 7, 2015, after getting into an intense argument with her parents, Martinson shot 37-year-old Thomas Ayers...

Senior Anniston Weber named KSPA 3A/4A Student Journalist of the Year

Senior Anniston Weber named KSPA 3A/4A Student Journalist of the Year

Madison Crees, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 15
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It is said that hard work and dedication pays off, and perhaps no one knows that better right now than the Guidon’s very own senior Anniston Weber. The Co-Editor-in-Chief was recently awarded another honorable title as Kansas Scholastic Press Association Student Journalist of the Year for 3A/4A. ...

Oral Communications gives students opportunity to hone speaking skills

Oral Communications gives students opportunity to hone speaking skills

Lacey Gregory, Associate Editor
February 10
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Fundamentals of Oral Communications is a semester-long elective class offered to juniors and seniors for three hours of concurrent credit through Fort Hays State University. English instructor, Diane Mason, teaches the course. According to the Hays High Course Guide, the class “examines theories and practices relevant to acquiring...

13 questions with freshman Tasiah Nunnery

13 questions with freshman Tasiah Nunnery

Madison Weber, Staff Reporter
February 9
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Freshman Tasiah Nunnery started sports at a young age and has continued to follow her passion for sports into high school. As a freshman, she was on varsity for volleyball and is currently on varsity for basketball. Nunnery also plans to be involved in track. 1. How long have you been involved with sp...

2016 graduate Lacey Elkins featured on national TV show

2016 graduate Lacey Elkins featured on national TV show

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 3
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Since age 15, 2016 Hays High graduate Lacey Elkins has aspired to be in a combat role in the United States Marine Corps. Now, she’s training for it. Recently, Elkins was interviewed by PBS Newshour for a story over women in combat roles. “The Marine Corps offered me a challenge, and having...

New girls swim coach plans to promote team bonding

New girls swim coach plans to promote team bonding

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 1
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories, Video

Former varsity swimmer at Bishop Carroll High School, Nicole Solis, is the new girls swimming coach. Solis is a former lifeguard and swim instructor, and also once coached the Wichita Northwest YMCA Neptunes. So far, the team only has eight players, but Solis says she has plans to develop the small...

Former student becomes new soccer coach

Former student becomes new soccer coach

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 1
Filed under Feature, News, Sports, Top Stories, Video

Silas Hibbs, a former student of Hays High, has become the new girls and boys soccer coach. During his high school days, Hibbs participated in soccer, basketball and track. He played on the state runner-up soccer team in 2002. After graduating, Hibbs continued with soccer at Tabor College in Hillsboro....

Indian Call activities announced

Indian Call activities announced

Jordyn Dake, Online Editor
January 30
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The Indian Call candidates will be starting their week of trepidation with a photoshoot in a specially picked location on Feb. 1. They will take pictures with the entire group as well as being paired off with partners. The anxious students were given their partners a week after their nominations were...

Indian Insider

Indian Insider

January 30
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Senior places first at Poetry Out Loud Competition

Senior places first at Poetry Out Loud Competition

Kara Brooks, Editor
January 26
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Senior Rachelle Lumpkins got first place at the local Poetry Out Loud competition and is moving on to the regional competition. Poetry Out Loud is a recitation contest students participate in each year in hopes to move on the National competition in Washington D.C.  Three other students competed...

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