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Mock job interview panel

Mock job interview panel

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2017


Filed under Feature

When you think of a job fair, people generally think of a set-up similar to speed dating. The job fair at the high school did not resemble this image, but instead was a three-person panel from different professions who shared their ideas of how applicants should approach an interview. The panel consisted...

13 questions with senior Cheyanne Adkins

13 questions with senior Cheyanne Adkins

Hanna Dannar, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2017


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Senior Cheyanne Adkins dad has been in the military longer than she has been alive. It has caused her to go through many experiences that others have not. 1.What is it like to be an army brat? “It’s fun, exciting, interesting and hard. You have to have a sense of humor and you have to lear...

Guitar Club expands in size as its third year begins

Guitar Club expands in size as its third year begins

Isabelle Braun, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2017


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Spanish teacher Matthew Whitney created a guitar club two years ago, and it’s still going strong this year with meetings on Wednesday for beginners and Whitney said there is a possibility of practice Monday before school for those more advanced. They began the year with a meeting on Aug. 23 t...

13 Questions with sophomore Megan Flavin

13 Questions with sophomore Megan Flavin

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

September 1, 2017


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Sophomore Megan Flavin was the only girl who qualified for state last year on our Girls swim team and broke the school's old record in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:47.69.  1. What thoughts were going through your head after you broke the record? “I was just generally happy, I had worked ...

Solar Eclipse ReCap

Solar Eclipse ReCap

Taylor Schiffelbein, Sports Editor

August 24, 2017


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As students looked up in the sky while sitting on the front lawn berm of the school, they realized what an opportunity Principal Martin Straub had given them on Aug. 21. Leading up to the day of the eclipse, the school had daily trivia contests until the day of the eclipse. If a student was to get...

Students return home after 20 day Europe trip

Students return home after 20 day Europe trip

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

June 22, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

Spending 20 days away from the place you call home may be difficult for some, but those who participated in the Europe trip, taking place June 1 to 21, learned that it wasn’t too bad when they were having fun. The group consisted of students, parents and instructor Lora Gallegos-Haynes. For the...

Teachers retire after years of educating

Teachers retire after years of educating

Madison Weber, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2017


Filed under Feature, News

The senior class spends four years at Hays High, but that’s nothing compared to some of the teachers. James Mages has been here for 47 years, Jeanie Michaelis for 20 years, Janet Affentranger for three years, though she has taught since 1978 at other schools, and Mona Chapman for nine years but...

2017-2018 editorial staff for The Guidon newspaper announced

2017-2018 editorial staff for The Guidon newspaper announced

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

The editorial staff for The Guidon newspaper has been announced for the 2017-2018 school year. Serving as Editor-in-Chief will be Lacey Gregory. Assistant Editor will be Amiyah Gonzalez, Online Editor will be Isabelle Braun and Co-Sports Editors will be Taylor Schiffelbien and Jacob Maska. "I am...

Students discuss thoughts on major retailers closing

Students discuss thoughts on major retailers closing

Madison Weber, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2017


Filed under Feature, News

Recent headlining news has stated that major retailers will be closing soon due to bankruptcy. Some of these stores include K-Mart, JCPenney, Macy’s, GameStop, RadioShack, Staples, and CVS.  There will also be a large amount of mall stores closing too including Abercrombie and Fitch, Bebe, Guess,...

Students experience living with ADHD

Students experience living with ADHD

Lizzy Lee, Cartoonist/Writer

May 1, 2017


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Attention Deficit Hyper-Activity Disorder (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) are developmental learning disorders diagnosed in early childhood, characterized by lack of attention span and impulsiveness. The only difference between the two is that ADD doesn’t effect a person’s impulse and...

Guidon Online earns top state award

Guidon Online earns top state award

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

Newspaper students were recognized for their collective effort when it was recently announced that the Guidon Online has been awarded All-Kansas from the Kansas Scholastic Press Association. All-Kansas is the top state award presented to student yearbooks, newspapers and websites. Gasper said this w...

2017 Dinner Show promo

2017 Dinner Show promo

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2017


Filed under A&E, Feature, Montages, Top Stories, Video

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