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FFA competes in dairy judging contest

FFA competes in dairy judging contest

Connor Olson, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


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Curt Vajnar’s classes Intro to Ag and Animal Science traveled to Bird City and competed in Dairy Cattle judging. The senior team took fifth out of 13 teams. The Greenhand team took seventh out of 15 teams. The senior team consisted of sophomores Ashlyn Luetters in fourth place, Ashton Ottley in...

Helping Hands takes on coffee shop business

Helping Hands takes on coffee shop business

Lacey Gregory, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The addition of the Indian Grounds coffee shop in the library initially started off as an idea generated last year by juniors enrolled in Helping Hands. “It was just a thought,” Instructor Michelle Thacker said. “We put the idea out to administration and they supported it.” Junior Camryn...

Winners from last months Hidden Tickets named

Winners from last months Hidden Tickets named

Kayli Potter, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2017


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At the beginning of the year, hidden tickets became a new addition to the library. Since then, September's recipients have been named. The new month, Horror Month, has begun. "There were seven people that actually were able to complete it and redeem the tickets last month," librarian Erin H...

DECA plans day of giving

DECA plans day of giving

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2017


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To raise money for the Ronald McDonald houses, DECA members set aside a day this winter and will be collecting donations. “On December 14, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., we are going to be collecting donations at the south McDonald’s, north McDonald’s, and the Eagle Radio station,” junior Brianna...

Students honored at KU reception

Students honored at KU reception

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2017


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For the past 46 years, the Kansas Honors Program has honored more than 135,000 scholars who rank in the top 10 percent of their classes. This year, on Oct. 23, 18 students from Hays High School qualified to receive an award at the reception, along with many other students from many other high schools...

Marching band receives straight ones at High Plains

Marching band receives straight ones at High Plains

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2017


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On Monday afternoon, the marching band played through the wind at the High Plains Marching Festival. Though the wind was strong, the band members played through and received straight ones. “This is the third consecutive year we’ve gotten straight ones for every category,” band instructor Matthew...

Full Chord Press continues to grow

Full Chord Press continues to grow

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2017


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Full Chord Press started in 2009 as an all-boys choir for the middle and high school and was created as a safe environment that would encourage young boys to sing. “Full Chord Press started because a good friend, Steve Miller, kept nagging me to start a boys choir,” Choral instructor and director...

Journalism staff tries to gain badges of accomplishment by using social media

Journalism staff tries to gain badges of accomplishment by using social media

Isaiah Schindler, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017


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The Guidon has a few social media accounts that are used to boost readership. Junior and online editor Isabelle Braun is one of the people who maintains the social media accounts. “This year, we are using social media because we are trying to get badges,” Braun said. “The social media one...

DECA makes tie blankets for Ronald McDonald Houses Charities

DECA makes tie blankets for Ronald McDonald Houses Charities

Kayli Potter, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017


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Juniors Isabelle Braun, Brianna Forinash and Kallie Leiker are in charge of the Ronald McDonald Houses Charity Project in DECA this year, and they're trying some new things. "This is Isabelle , Brianna and my first year with the project, " Leiker said. "The tie blankets are a new thing we're doing this y...

Musical tickets now up for sale

Musical tickets now up for sale

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

October 17, 2017


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For the first time in Musical history, tickets for the performances are available online for $10 a ticket. It is also its first year being performed by Fort Hay's Beach Schmidt. Tickets can be bought up until the last performance and can be found on this link; http://www.hayshighindians.com/Studen...

FHSU hosts Majors and Graduate Programs Fair

FHSU hosts Majors and Graduate Programs Fair

Scout Perryman, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Event Calendar, News

Fort Hays State University is hosting its ninth annual Majors and Graduate Programs Fair on Oct. 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom. The program fair will give students the opportunity to ask questions to staff, faculty and department representatives from all areas of the un...

National Honors Society recruits new students

National Honors Society recruits new students

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

October 17, 2017


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At the beginning of the year, Juniors and Seniors with an cumulative GPA of 3.500 were chosen to apply for National Honors Society. “It is a society that has honors groups all over the United States,” co-sponsor Kayla Brown said. “NHS is mainly known for its support and want for kids to have ...

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