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Oktober Fest Follow-up

Ashly Arthur, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2012


Filed under A&E, News

On a windy, chilly and rainy Friday Oct. 5, Chamber Singers and Marching Band performed at Oktober Fest. Chamber Singers performed at 10:30 a.m. and the band performed later during the day around 1 p.m. Junior Raeanna Peacock was pleased with the Chamber Singer’s performance. “I was admired by...

“Trick Or Treat So Others Can Eat” Volunteer Opportunity

Delphine Burns, News Editor

October 9, 2012


Filed under A&E, Event Calendar, Top Stories

"Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat" is a canned food drive to benefit the Community Assistance Center. Students may participate Tues. Oct. 9 from 6-9 p.m. All volunteers will be wearing an identification badge with “Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat” clearly printed. Please leave items you wish ...

Home Game a Victory

Samantha Rohleder, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2012


Filed under A&E, News, Top Stories

  With conference implications on the line, the football game with the Dodge City Red Demons was played tonight. Hays scored the first two touchdowns in four plays.  These scores came on long runs by junior Preston Weigel and senior David Cardinal. Dodge had a strong passing attack. They...

Spirit week themes released

Delphine Burns, News Editor

September 26, 2012


Filed under A&E, News

Monday: Beach Day Tuesday: Throwback Tuesday Wednesday: Movie Character day Thursday: Class Colors Day Friday: Dress-up Day (Double points)

Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat

Anna Hickert, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2012


Filed under A&E, News

Volunteers will be going door-to-door collecting non-perishable food items Oct. 9 for the annual ‘Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat’ canned food drive. All Ellis county communities are involved in the food drive. To assure residents that the items collected are for the Community Assistance Center,...

Musical Rehearsals Commence

Aislinn Walters, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2012


Filed under A&E, News

Every year it happens the same way. Students race to the choir room to partake in the first Musical rehearsal. Here, they learn the music and the script of the show that attracts hundreds of Hays citizens to 12th St. Auditorium. Musical Director Johnny Matlock is glad to be on the other side of au...

‘Li’l Abner’ Cast List

Delphine Burns, News Reporter

September 14, 2012


Filed under A&E, News, Top Stories

Li'l Abner: Spencer Greathouse Daisy Mae: Shelby Matlock Mammy Yokum: Rachel Muirhead Pappy Yokum: Conrad Hoffman Marryin' Sam: Nick Overbey General Bullmoose: Preston Ryan Appassionata VonClimax: Anna Hickert EarthQuake McGoon: Quin Brungardt Available Jones: Dustin Mulkey Stupefyin'...

International Club Reinstated

Samantha Rohleder, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2012


Filed under A&E, News

Traveling the world, while staying in Hays, is what the newly reinstated International Club wishes to achieve.  International Club had their first meeting on Sept. 11.  The adult sponsor is Ann Adams and the student leader is Alyssa Reed. “It looks really good on a resume,” Reed said.  “We’re...

Seniors prepare for Dane Hansen Scholarship

Ashly Arthur, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2012


Filed under A&E, News, Top Stories

Transcripts sent and resumes completed, seniors prepare for the Dane Hansen Scholarship. It is awarded to students in the 26 Northwestern Kansas counties ranging from $2,000 to $20,000. “The application process for the scholarship is different between college and career tech-ed,” Counselor Kathy...

Chamber Singers Dinner Show a Success

Laurissa Marcotte, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2012


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

The Chamber Singers’ annual Dinner Show took place last Thursday, Friday and Saturday night in Gym B. Music teacher Johnny Matlock said the show was a success. “We had people saying that it was the best show in 10 or15 years,” Matlock said. “It was definitely one of the better shows.” Senior...

Band is successful at music festival

Jackie Balzer, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2012


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Band participated in the Fort Hays Music Festival on April 19. They received straight I ratings from all three judges. “We performed ‘King Cotton’ concert march by John Phillips Sousa and the first three movements of ‘Puszta’ (gypsy dances) by Jan van der Roost,” band director Craig Manteuffel...

Concert Choir students attend Blue Man Group performance

Eryn Johannes, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2012


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

The choir students left on Saturday, April 7 to Wichita to see the Blue Man Group. “I saw the Blue Man Group in Chicago,” sophomore Amy Jordan said. “They were awesome and I was really excited to see them again.” Blue Man Group is an organization founded by Chris Wink, Matt Goldman and...

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