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Hays Symphony Orchestra provides free tickets for concert

Hays Symphony Orchestra provides free tickets for concert

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

September 26, 2017


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A free Hays Symphony concert will be offered to anyone on Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Beach Schmidt. The event will consist of a pre-concert talk at 6:45 p.m., Americana displays, an American as Apple Pie auction and a post-concert reception. Those taking part in the event consist of Orchestra instructor...

KSHSAA announces classifications for 2017-2018; 2018-2019 for football

KSHSAA announces classifications for 2017-2018; 2018-2019 for football

Isaiah Schindler, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


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The Kansas State High School Activities Association announced earlier today the changes in classifications for the 2017-2018 school year by enrollment figures from Sept. 20. Many schools in the state have dropped or raised in classification. Hays will remain the same by retaining its 4A position....

Astra Bank holds tailgate at football game

Astra Bank holds tailgate at football game

Hanna Dannar, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


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Astra Bank of Hays hosted a freewill donation tailgate for the football game against Garden City. All of the proceeds collected from the tailgate was given back to the high school. “I think it is a great thing for them to do. It helps us out and I hope the high school puts the funds it receives...

Red Cross Club does fundraiser at mall

Red Cross Club does fundraiser at mall

Hanna Dannar, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2017


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The Red Cross Club recently did a fundraiser at the Big Creek Crossing to raise money for the victims of the recent hurricanes that have hit the South. “We didn’t necessary have a monetary goal,” Instructor Jayme Goetz said. “Our goal was mainly to teach our students how to approach people...

Teachers face students in Battle of the Brains

Teachers face students in Battle of the Brains

Isabelle Braun, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2017


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Teachers faced off against students during the Battle of the Brains on Sept. 21. The event took place in the Lecture Hall at 3:20 p.m. Foreign language instructors Melanie Folkerts, Matthew Whitney, orchestra instructor Joan Crull, art instructor Heath Meder, science instructor Lynn Zimmerman,...

Astronomy club announces officers

Astronomy club announces officers

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

September 21, 2017


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Astronomy club has picked the officers for this year's run. Results are as follows; President: Sara Rohleder Vice President: Ashton Balthazor Treasurer: Amiyah Gonzalez Secretary: Kori Beckman For more information contact the club sponsor Lynn Zimmerman, or Sara Rohleder. Club meetings...

Orchestra travels to Oklahoma for Philharmonic and Bombing Memorial

Orchestra travels to Oklahoma for Philharmonic and Bombing Memorial

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

September 20, 2017


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Orchestra traveled to Oklahoma City on Sept. 16 and 17. The reason being to see the Oklahoma Philharmonic. Students have the opportunity to see one symphony a year, typically being in Denver. This year, however, the trip moved cities. “We wanted something different, and I knew there are a lot...

DECA Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat

DECA Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


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The annual Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat now has a determined date. Volunteers from DECA will be going door to door, collecting non-perishable food items between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 10. Food items that are much needed at this time consist of canned meats, canned vegetables, canned...

Red Cross Club provides donation cups

Red Cross Club provides donation cups

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


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The Red Cross Club, originally started by instructor Jayme Goetz, decided to get together and do as much as they could to help raise money for the victims of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. “We decided that a collection competition would be the best way to go,” Goetz said. “So each seminar...

Discin’ for Triston

Discin’ for Triston

Hannah Donaldson, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2017


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Senior Ethan Tschanz is proud to announce a frisbee-golf tournament going on this weekend known as “Discin’ for Triston.” Tschanz and his partner, Alec Stults, put together this event in honor of alumni student, Triston Werth who tragically lost his life in August. The first time Tschanz met...

2017 Homecoming candidates

2017 Homecoming candidates

Madison Weber, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2017


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This years homecoming royalty has been announced: Girls: Trinity Callis, Hannah Donaldson, Erin Muirhead, Lisa Schoenberger and Macey Steckel Boys: Dante Blackmon, Hunter Brown, London Keller, Kyler Voss and Allen Zollinger    

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