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Marching band leadership for the 2018-2019 school year announced

Marching band leadership for the 2018-2019 school year announced

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


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Band instructor Mathew Rome announced thursday, May 17, the upcoming school year's Drum Majors and Section Leaders. The results are as follows: Drum majors: Cameron Karlin and Lynsie Hansen. Section Leaders: Flute: Alora Arnold Clarinet: Ashley Vilaysing Saxophone: Andrew Prine Trumpet: Brandon Ken...

Chamber Singers announced for 2018-2019 school year

Chamber Singers announced for 2018-2019 school year

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


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The Chamber Singers for the 2018-2019 school year have been chosen. Freshman, sophomores and juniors had the opportunity to audition on May 15. The results are as follows: Girls: sophomore Sierra Adkins, junior Rebecca Anderson, freshman Alisara Ariel, freshman Eliana Buller, sophomore Hanna Dannar, so...

Latin students partake in the National Latin Exam

Latin students partake in the National Latin Exam

Kayli Potter, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2018


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Every year, students from all over the world who are engaged in Latin get the opportunity to participate in the National Latin Exam. Over 150,000 students possibly 160,000 take the exam each year said Latin instructor Melanie Folkerts. The exam itself is very formal and is taken seriously. "It...

168 seniors walk across stage during graduation on May 13

168 seniors walk across stage during graduation on May 13

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2018


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The class of 2018 said goodbye to their classmates after attending graduation on May 13. There were 168 seniors who graduated this year, but Principal Martin Straub said by then end of the summer, they will have graduated a little of 170. “There are always a few who need half a credit,” Straub...

Senior receives recognition at Spring Concert

Senior receives recognition at Spring Concert

Allison Hillebrand, Assistant Editor

May 12, 2018


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The spring concert was not only the last of the year, but the last high school concert for all of the seniors. On May 8, seniors were recognized for the years and hard work they had put into the music programs, as well as senior Trinity Callis receiving an award from Orchestra Director Joan Crull. ...

Juniors escort seniors out

Juniors escort seniors out

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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Every year, a select group of juniors are chosen to be ushers, students who help lead the graduating seniors to their seats and help the Graduation Ceremony run smoothly. “This year we have 24 (ushers), but I probably could do 22 with the number of graduates we have, but I do 24,” Principal Martin...

Seniors take first step in graduation week events through baccalaureate

Seniors take first step in graduation week events through baccalaureate

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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Baccalaureate is a religious nondenominational worship session for seniors before they graduate. The session is held in recognition of the accomplishment seniors have achieved by graduating and helps prepare them for college. Senior Brendan Chapman was among those in attendance and was one of the...

Gasper chooses editorial staff for Guidon newspaper, Guidon online, Indian Call yearbook

Gasper chooses editorial staff for Guidon newspaper, Guidon online, Indian Call yearbook

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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Hays High School journalism adviser Bill Gasper has announced the editorial staff for the Guidon newspaper, the Guidon online and the Indian Call yearbook. Junior Isabelle Braun has been named overall editor-in-chief of the Guidon, while sophomore Madison Weber will assume duties of online editor-in-chief. “I...

StuCo officers elected for 2018-2019 school year

StuCo officers elected for 2018-2019 school year

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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Elections for StuCo officers were held May 1 in the Lecture Hall. Officer positions were given based on three different factors. The first factor was an application. Students interested in being a StuCo officer turned in an application to Mrs. Brungardt. The application included a sealed letter of...

Seniors earn over $1 million in scholarships at awards ceremony on May 7

Seniors earn over $1 million in scholarships at awards ceremony on May 7

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018


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Academic and athletic awards were accepted by the student body on May 7. There were 50 award and scholarship presentations and over $1 million in scholarships was given away. “That was just what was given last night,” counselor Amy Miller said. “There are a lot more out there. I think it’s...

Senior Erin Muirhead wins Lead Actress award

Senior Erin Muirhead wins Lead Actress award

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

May 8, 2018


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The cast of the fall musical "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" traveled to Wichita on May 6, to attend the annual Jester Awards. The cast was initially nominated for 11 awards and went home with five. The awards won are as follows; Leading Actress Erin Muirhead (Esmeralda) Ensemble/Chorus "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" Vocal...

Forensics students compete at state tournament on May 5

Forensics students compete at state tournament on May 5

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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Eight forensics students competed in the state tournament on May 5. The team ended the season with a fourth place team sweepstakes and several other individual medals. “I am proud of all the hard work and good character displayed by the talented 2018 Hays High Forensics 4A KSHSAA State Qualifying...

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