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13 questions with freshman Grace Rogers

13 questions with freshman Grace Rogers

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2018


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Freshman Grace Rogers recently moved here because of her dad’s job. Rogers spends her time figure skating and has been for the past decade. What brought you to Hays? “My dads job, he buys land for companies to put pipelines in the ground.” What places have you lived in before here? ...

Personal Finance enlightens students on financial future

Personal Finance enlightens students on financial future

Lacey Gregory, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2018


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On the first day of Personal Finance class, instructor Shaina Prough begins the semester by showing her students a TEDx talk by investment specialist Alexa von Toble entitled “One Life-Changing Class You Never Took.” Lucky enough for the students taking Personal Finance, they are already enroll...

13 questions with senior Tanner Eiland

13 questions with senior Tanner Eiland

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2017


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Senior Tanner Eiland never imagined that he would live in a small western Kansas town called hays, but when he moved here in 4th grade from Texas he realized it was always meant to be. 1.What were your thoughts on being in Hays when you moved here versus now? "my cousins were moving to Texas as...

Class of 1967 donates money for scholarship fund

Class of 1967 donates money for scholarship fund

Hannah Donaldson, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2017


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The graduated class of 1967 initiated a scholarship fund last May that will last until 2027. It donated a total of $9,745.23 to be turned into scholarships for graduating seniors. Class member Sharon Jacobs-Cox said the class got the idea to do this 10 years ago at their 40-year reunion when they...

Junior Spencer Wittkorn attends ANHE

Junior Spencer Wittkorn attends ANHE

Kayli Potter, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017


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The band, along with the other music programs offered, here at Hays High are known for the individual talents of the members. Junior Spencer Wittkorn was recognized for his talents and was selected to be a part of the All-National Honors Ensemble (ANHE). The ANHE took place Nov. 26-29 at Walt Disney...

Students use different tactics for studying

Students use different tactics for studying

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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,...

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