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Senior Tana Herreman wins Poetry Out Loud competition

Senior Tana Herreman wins Poetry Out Loud competition

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

January 25, 2018


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Senior Tana Herreman has the chance to compete for a scholarship due to winning the local Poetry Out Loud competition. Herreman said it didn't take much convincing for her to sign up. "Mrs. Wagoner told me to sign up and so I did," Herreman said. "I'm in Forensics, so I compete in public speaking...

Looking back 10, 20, 50 years ago

Looking back 10, 20, 50 years ago

Hanna Dannar, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2018


Filed under A Look Back in Time

The Guidon staff has decided to include a monthly feature in which it will look through past editions of the newspaper to see the new events that were being reported ten, 20 and 50 years ago during each particular month. Ten Years Ago January 2008 School starts using School Vue to see what students a...

DECA concludes Miracle Minutes at Bob Kuhn tournament

DECA concludes Miracle Minutes at Bob Kuhn tournament

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018


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To conclude their Miracle Minutes fundraisers, DECA students Isabelle Braun, Kallie Leiker and Brianna Forinash are asking people to donate spare change at the Bob Kuhn wrestling tournament. “The goal for this Miracle Minute is to collect around $300 in spare change,” Leiker said. Leiker said they ...

Students voice computer preferences

Students voice computer preferences

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018


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In every classroom, it’s a common sight to see students working on their devices, mainly surfaces, as many classes take advantage of the technology offered. The Surfaces aren’t the only devices students use, several have HPs. Some have the newer, smaller ones with pens, while several have the...

Students compete at Maverick Shootout

Students compete at Maverick Shootout

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2018


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Science Olympiad took fourth at the first ever Maverick Shootout on Jan. 15, 2018. Participants placing third or higher received medals. Hays received medals in 10 events. Juniors Johnny Fuller and Jackson Stanton placed third in Disease Detectives. Freshmen Callie Raacke, Marrissa Raynesford...

DECA members travel to Wichita for work day

DECA members travel to Wichita for work day

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

January 17, 2018


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The Ronald McDonald Houses in Wichita provide housing for families with children in the hospital. They do this by asking for a nightly donation of $15, but if the families cannot pay, they may stay at no cost. DECA works with this organization to help families, and on Jan. 29, they will be travelin...

DECA Miracle Minute succeeds in collection

DECA Miracle Minute succeeds in collection

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2018


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Between the first and second quarters at the basketball games on Jan. 9, DECA hosted a Miracle Minute to raise money for the Ronald McDonald houses. DECA students Isabelle Braun, Kallie Leiker and Brianna Forinash have been working with instructor Shaina Prough and McDonald’s owner, Gail Kuehl. The...

Science Olympiad to compete at Goodland

Science Olympiad to compete at Goodland

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

January 11, 2018


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The Science Olympiad team will compete in a meet before regionals for the first time in the history of the group. The meet will take place Jan. 15 at Goodland. Senior member Ashton Balthazor believes the meet will be good for the team to practice. “I think this meet will really show the team...

Pep band students contribute to home basketball games

Pep band students contribute to home basketball games

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

January 11, 2018


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At every home varsity basketball game, high school band can be heard playing the Fight Song along with many other songs. Pep band is made up of students in the Spring Semester M1 band class, who spend their class periods rehearsing for concerts, and basketball games, and are directed by Matthew Rome. “E...

Wixen Music Publishing sues Spotify for $1.6 Billion

Wixen Music Publishing sues Spotify for $1.6 Billion

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2018


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The music service known as Spotify is being hit with a $1.6 billion lawsuit that affects over 10,000 songs on their platform. The company was sued on Jan. 3, 2018 by Wixen Music Publishing who holds licenses for artists such as Neil Young, Rage Against the Machine and The Doors. “I think Wixen is...

Seniors plan events to educate students on human trafficking

Seniors plan events to educate students on human trafficking

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

January 8, 2018


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Human trafficking awareness week, and seniors Lisa Schoenberger and Kaitlyn Schaben have plans to educate the student body during Jan. 8 to 12. Human trafficking is defined as “the action or practice of illegally transporting people from one country or area to the purposes of forced labor or commercial...

Guest speaker from Nex-Generation Round Up for Youth gives interview advice

Guest speaker from Nex-Generation Round Up for Youth gives interview advice

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2018


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Juniors and seniors were invited to a meeting held by Jacque Beckman from Nex-Generation Round Up for Youth, Inc., in the Lecture hall, on Jan. 4, to share tips and information for scholarship and job interviews. Junior Emily McGuire said that she went to the meeting because she did not have much...

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