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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...

Spring play auditions around the corner

Laurissa Marcotte, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2012


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Drama students are buzzing and newspaper teacher Bill Gasper is already nailing boards over his windows to hide from angsty teens with a grudge. This can only mean one thing: Spring play auditions are coming up. “This is my second year trying out for the spring play,” sophomore Samantha Rohleder....

Orchestra attends Western Kansas Orchestra Festival

Anna Shippy, Online Editor

November 30, 2011


Filed under A&E

18 orchestra students traveled to Hutchinson for the Western Kansas Orchestra Festival on Nov. 18 and 19. The purpose of the festival was for students to be able to have the chance to play with a larger orchestra than normal and work under a different festival conductor. There was 450 students, divided...

Students share Halloween activities

Anna Shippy, Online Editor

November 3, 2011


Filed under A&E

Despite Halloween being on a Monday this year, students still managed to celebrate. School was let out early the week before Halloween, and the students had a four-day weekend. Throughout the weekend, there were various events, dances or haunted houses to attend. “I went to the CYO Haunted House...

Talent show ends up a hit

Christina Carreira, Advertising Manager

April 12, 2011


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Sophomore Blake Ruder received first place at the school talent show on April 12 and was awarded a $100 prize. Ruder played guitar and sang “Good Riddance”. Seniors Ben Glassman, Zack Gaughan and Taylor Ermoian performed “All Ye” and received second place; they were awarded $50. Singing...

Romantic comedy took stage last weekend

Romantic comedy took stage last weekend

Lauren Wright, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2011


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Instead of a playing field, these kids work on a stage. They suit up in dresses, fedoras, ties and pumps. Instead of a ball, bat or racket, they all hold playbooks. These are the kids who dedicate their time and energy to the Spring Play. This year the Spring Play was “It Happens Every Summer,”...

Pick up the telephone, it’s Lady Gaga calling

Anna Shippy, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2010


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From dressing in outfits made entirely of raw meat to wearing Diet Coke cans in her hair, Lady Gaga definitely makes herself known in the music world. Lady Gaga, whose real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, has been a rising music star since 2008 when her first album, “The Fame,” was...

Marching season has ended, concert season begins

Rachel Moravek, Online Reporter

November 10, 2010


Filed under A&E

The school’s band members said goodbye to marching season on Nov. 2 when they had their very first concert practice. With their marching uniforms hung up, they begin to work on a spooky piece entitled “Haunted Carnival” by Bob Price. According to some students, marching season did very well...

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