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Crazy Hairstyles

Crazy Hairstyles

Brianna Mathias, Staff reporter

September 17, 2013


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Remember those days in elementary school when we were allowed to put our hair up as silly as we wanted to? Now that we’re in high school, we have the freedom to do pretty much whatever we want with our hair without getting into too much trouble. Many students dye, cut or style their hair to levels...

In Style Clothing

In Style Clothing

Elizabeth Arthur, Staff reporter

September 17, 2013


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When walking in school, there’s a wide variety of clothing. Sometimes people don’t care and they go ahead and wear pajamas to school. Others put shorts and a T-shirt on every day, while others spend lots of time working on how they’re going to look for the day. Sophomore Taylor Groen-Younger...

Students Attend ACDA National Conference

Ashly Arthur, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2013


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

On Tues. March 12, juniors Molly Barnett, Amy Jordan, Shelby Matlock and Megan Zeman left for Dallas, Texas. They are preparing for the American Choral Directors Association National Conference performance. The girls each had sent a tape that included “My Country 'Tis of Thee”, a scale or two and...

DECA launches campaign against domestic violence

Delphine Burns, News Editor

February 8, 2013


Filed under A&E, News, Top Stories

DECA is conducting a Public Relations Project this year to increase knowledge about domestic violence and dating awareness. “Our campaign is entitled ‘What is love?’ and was designed to make eighth graders at Hays Middle School aware of proper actions to take in both current and future relationships.” Project...

All-State Music Groups Announced

All-State Music Groups Announced

Aislinn Walters, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2013


Filed under A&E, News, Top Stories

The gym rings with sound. Everywhere you look, you see instruments and music. Senior Spencer Greathouse, trombone, junior Amy Jordan, clarinet, junior Aislinn Walters, alto saxophone and sophomores Ben Rajewski and Alex Crowley, trombone traveled to Salina Central High School on Jan. 5 to audition for...

Hays City Shootout Success

Aislinn Walters, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2012


Filed under A&E, News, Sports

Shoes screeched against the gym floor. Two teams competed against each other; Colby versus Hays. The 30th Annual Hays City Shootout began at 6:30 p.m. last night, Nov. 29. The Shootout is a tournament, consisting of three days of basketball games between various high school teams in Kansas. Located in...

Lil’ Abner Opening Night a Success

Ashly Arthur, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2012


Filed under A&E, News, Top Stories

Lights dim and curtains open; the show has begun. The musical Lil’ Abner opened yesterday, Nov. 8. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. There is a matinee on Sunday at 2:30. Opening night went smoothly for the cast. “I couldn’t ask much more from the cast, crew and...

Students Rewarded with Breakfast for Champions

Aislinn Walters, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2012


Filed under A&E, News

Hardworking students were rewarded for their efforts and achievements on Nov. 1 at the Breakfast for Champions. This event takes place twice a year, once after the first nine weeks and once after the third nine weeks. Students who have a 3.0 GPA or above are invited to go to the cafeteria and have...

College Career Planning Conference

Delphine Burns, News Editor

October 23, 2012


Filed under A&E, Event Calendar, News, Top Stories

On Tues. October 23 from 2 to 3 p.m., juniors and seniors will attend a College Career Planning Conference. Students will be able to explore training and career opportunities for their futures. Approximately 45 representatives from colleges, technical schools, cosmetology schools and military branches...

Band and Dance Team Perform at WAC

Aislinn Walters, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2012


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On Tues. Oct. 16, the band and dance team boarded buses and left for Garden City. Upon arrival, they changed into their uniforms, warmed up and performed in the annual Western Athletic Conference, or WAC, marching competition. “The band is judged on marching and maneuvering, music, general effect,...

Students Perform at Fall Concert

Anna Hickert, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2012


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Students performed in the fall concert on Oct. 15. Groups that performed were Orchestra, Concert and Freshman Choir and Chamber Singers. Orchestra began the night with “Peer Gynt Suite No. 1,” “On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss,” and an Irish reel entitled “Toss the Feathers”. Orchestra director...

Juniors take PSAT

Connor Hess, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2012


Filed under A&E, News, Top Stories

On Wednesday, juniors took the PSAT test, used to determine qualification for the highly-competitive National Merit Scholarship Program. As many as 1.52 million juniors compete for the National Merit Scholarship Program every year acrossthe country. “I did it because everyone else was doing it,”...

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