The School Newspaper of Hays High School

the guidon online

Students use different tactics for studying

Students use different tactics for studying

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Feature

Many people take core classes and have to take several quizzes and tests and in order to pass with a good grade, they need to study for them. While many people wait until the night before to study for a test, junior Emily McGuire tries to start studying earlier. She makes sure to spend anywhere from...

Poor dental hygiene can lead to many diseases

Poor dental hygiene can lead to many diseases

Taylor Schiffelbein, Sports Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Feature

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), dental hygiene refers to the practice of keeping the mouth, teeth, and gums clean and healthy to prevent different types of diseases. Dental hygiene and oral health care are essential parts of our everyday routines but are most often taken...

Closing of Golden Corral results in lost job for student

Closing of Golden Corral results in lost job for student

Hanna Dannar, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Feature

The Golden Corral in town closed its doors for good on Saturday, Oct. 29. “We closed for good because around April business started going down,” senior Brittany Espinosa said. “We weren’t making enough money to pay for certain things we needed so we were spending money we didn’t have.” Everyone...

Rouse aims to brighten day with announcements

Rouse aims to brighten day with announcements

Lacey Gregory, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2017


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Receptionist Sue Rouse has worked in the office since last January, performing tasks such as answering the phone, helping put in attendance and checking in visitors. “I’m the receptionist so I’m the first face people should see,” Rouse said. “I talk to a lot of parents, vendors and students...

DECA chapter raises over $1,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities

DECA chapter raises over $1,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

The Ronald McDonald Houses in Wichita are homes that provide families with severely ill children a place to stay. The houses have been in existence for over 30 years according to http://rmhcwichita.org/. That same site stated that last year, more than 1,700 families were supported because of donations a...

Junior donates birthday to bring clean water to others

Junior donates birthday to bring clean water to others

Scout Perryman, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Feature

Imagine that your birthday is around the corner. Now, pretend that you want to donate your birthday to charity instead of getting presents. Finally, imagine doing this every year for your birthday. Ever since middle school, junior Isabelle Braun has voluntarily donated her birthday money to an organization...

Students purchase Scout Perryman for President merchandise

Students purchase Scout Perryman for President merchandise

Kayli Potter, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Throughout high school, many fads may come and go. This year, an inside joke between junior friends Scout Perryman, Spencer Wittkorn, Cade Swayne, and Cameron Karlin blew up into possibly this year’s biggest trend. “I was playing a video game and then I said to Spencer, Cameron and Cade ‘Hi,...

13 questions with freshman Andrew Duke

13 questions with freshman Andrew Duke

Hanna Dannar, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under 13 Questions

  Freshman Andrew Duke is the youngest student in most of his classes. He made the switch from going between the middle school and high school every day to being solely at the high school this year. At what age did you start taking high school classes? "I would have been 12." Why did ...

Students participate in life-skills classes

Students participate in life-skills classes

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under Feature

Basic Food Prep is a class offered to all grade levels and is a semester long class. “I took the class because I’m good at cooking but I’m not good at watching the time it takes to cook,” freshman Haley Nottingham said. “I try to learn as much as I can when we take notes.” In class, stu...

Students put great effort into marching band

Students put great effort into marching band

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Feature

If you go to any of the home football games you might find yourself singing along to the marching band’s half-time show. The marching band is made up of freshman through seniors and practices every Maroon Day. In addition to playing at every home football game they perform at two marching festiva...

Psychiatrist says fidget spinners have benefits

Psychiatrist says fidget spinners have benefits

Hanna Dannar, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2017


Filed under Feature

As you walk through the hallways of the school and peek into the classrooms you are likely to see at least one student in the school using a fidget spinner. Fidget spinners exploded in popularity during the 2016 school year according to sophomore Moriah DeBay. “I haven’t seen as many this year...

Former Hays High students enjoying the Learning Center

Former Hays High students enjoying the Learning Center

Hannah Donaldson, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2017


Filed under Feature

When a student has reached the age of 16, they have the individual right to drop out of school. Every now and then, some do. However, students don’t always completely leave the education system. They have the opportunity to go to the Learning Center to finish their schooling. According to former...

The School Newspaper of Hays High School
Feature