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Miracle Minute brings money in for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Miracle Minute brings money in for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

January 4, 2018


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Miracle Minute is a time for students and parents to empty spare change from their pockets and donate it to the Ronald McDonald House Charities. On Jan. 9, the DECA chapter will be collecting during the break between third and fourth quarters of the girl’s game and the first and second quarter of...

Spanish students sing carols around school

Spanish students sing carols around school

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

December 19, 2017


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Spanish classes II, III, and IV traveled around the school on Dec. 18 and 19 singing Christmas carols. The songs consisted of traditional American carols as well as three basic Mexican carols. The songs included “Jingle Bells,” “Silent Night,” “Rudolf,”  “Mi Burrito Sabanero,” “Los...

Director announces Spring Play cast

Director announces Spring Play cast

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

December 19, 2017


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After several days of auditions, director Bill Gasper announced the cast of “The Man Who Came To Dinner” on Dec. 15. Twenty-five students were cast in the production, which will take the stage on March 15-17 at 12th Street Auditorium. The role and student playing it are as follows, in order...

DECA and Chamber Singers raise funds for Ronald McDonald Charity House

DECA and Chamber Singers raise funds for Ronald McDonald Charity House

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2017


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This year, DECA decided to host a charity dinner at the Country Club to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House charities. "They put it together and invited a bunch of donors to raise money," junior Isabelle Braun said. "This is our first year, and we are hosting the dinner because our goal is...

Auditions begin for Spring Play

Auditions begin for Spring Play

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2017


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An informational meeting was held on Nov. 29 in the lecture hall for those interested in this year’s Spring Play, The Man Who Came to Dinner. Students were given a week to turn in their audition forms and another week to prepare. Audition materials were sent out to those who signed up Dec. 6, giving...

Winners from November’s hidden tickets named

Winners from November’s hidden tickets named

Kayli Potter, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2017


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After November's hidden tickets came to an end, freshman Xyrine DeJesus, sophomores Alicia Feyerherm, Demitria Pfeifer, Anna Brull, Sean Gillock, and Alisara Arial, junior Sean Gillock, and senior Tayzian Otte all were able to redeem tickets for participating. Library secretary Erin Holder...

Guidon receives Site Excellence Badge

Guidon receives Site Excellence Badge

Kayli Potter, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2017


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The Guidon has been up and running for 92 years, and for the first time has received a badge. This year, they have applied for two other badges so far. Online Editor Isabelle Braun is ecstatic at the achievement. "We got the Site Excellence Badge," Braun said. "I got on the SNO (Student Newspaper...

DECA students to host human trafficking awareness week

DECA students to host human trafficking awareness week

Lacey Gregory, Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2017


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According to DoSomething.org, there are nearly 20-30 million people in the world today who fall victim to human trafficking. Human trafficking is defined as modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor. Through seniors Lisa Schoenberger and ...

Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership participants announced

Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership participants announced

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

December 12, 2017


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Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar takes place in Manhattan during the summer before a student enters their junior year. The seminar allows for students to build on their leadership skills, bond with students who have similar perspectives as themselves, and get out of their shell. “It...

Senior nominated to attend Air Force Academy

Senior nominated to attend Air Force Academy

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2017


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The United States Airforce Academy trains young men and women to become officers in the military and is stationed in Colorado Spring, Colo. Senior Sara Rohleder has been foregoing the application process for the United States Airforce Academy, and has recently been nominated by Sen. Pat Roberts a...

Safety tips for pets during winter season

Safety tips for pets during winter season

Lizzy Lee, Cartoonist/Staff Reporter

December 11, 2017


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The holiday season means more time with family, and higher chances of snow and freezing. For students with pets, this means more risk for their furrier family members that are held outdoors. Even with fur, pets are at risk of freezing and hurt when exposed to below-zero conditions.   “It’s important to give th...

Dane G. Hansen Foundation announces new summer reading grant

Dane G. Hansen Foundation announces new summer reading grant

Hays Post

December 8, 2017


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As a part of an ongoing initiative to promote literacy in Northwest Kansas, the Dane G. Hansen Foundation trustees are pleased to announce a new grant opportunity to promote effective summer reading programs. When developing the reading initiative, NW Kansas READS, the Hansen Foundation has emphasized...

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