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2017-2018 editorial staff for The Guidon newspaper announced

2017-2018 editorial staff for The Guidon newspaper announced

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

The editorial staff for The Guidon newspaper has been announced for the 2017-2018 school year. Serving as Editor-in-Chief will be Lacey Gregory. Assistant Editor will be Amiyah Gonzalez, Online Editor will be Isabelle Braun and Co-Sports Editors will be Taylor Schiffelbien and Jacob Maska. "I am...

Journalism students place second at KSPA state competition

Journalism students place second at KSPA state competition

Amiyah Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2017


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Journalism students came up just short in winning their third straight team championship at state competition on May 6. Hays ended up with 33 points to finish in second in Class 4A behind Bonner Springs with 36. Chanute was also in the mix with 30 points. Overall, 17 Class 4A schools scored at least...

Students take Advanced Placement United States History Exam

Students take Advanced Placement United States History Exam

Lacey Gregory, Associate Editor

May 8, 2017


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The morning of Friday May 5, thousands of juniors from across the nation made their way to testing locations to take the Advanced Placement (AP) United States History Exam. AP is a nationwide curriculum set by the College Board. The US History exam consists of 55 multiple choice questions, four short...

Music department’s state solo and ensemble results

Music department’s state solo and ensemble results

Jordyn Dake, Online Editor

May 5, 2017


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Several members of the music department were granted the opportunity to travel to Chapman, Kan. to compete at the State Solo/Ensemble competition on April 23. Members of the band, orchestra and choir qualified for the event. Overall, eight band students, five orchestra students, and 18 vocal students...

Academic and Athletic Awards Night to be held Monday

Academic and Athletic Awards Night to be held Monday

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2017


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The Academic and Athletic Awards Night will be held on Monday, May 8 in Gym A. Students will be recognized for their academic and athletic achievements. Certain seniors will be awarded with scholarships for their efforts during high school. If you are a senior and were invited via email to Academic...

“Bye Bye Birdie” cast receives 10 Jester nominations

“Bye Bye Birdie” cast receives 10 Jester nominations

Amiyah Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

May 5, 2017


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The annual Jester Awards, a program made to honor excellence in high school musical theatre productions, has recently announced its 2016-17 musical nominees. The Hays High production, “Bye Bye Birdie”, received 10 nominations. The nominees are 8th-grader Gabe McGuire for Pre-High School Performer,...

Students discuss thoughts on major retailers closing

Students discuss thoughts on major retailers closing

Madison Weber, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2017


Filed under Feature, News

Recent headlining news has stated that major retailers will be closing soon due to bankruptcy. Some of these stores include K-Mart, JCPenney, Macy’s, GameStop, RadioShack, Staples, and CVS.  There will also be a large amount of mall stores closing too including Abercrombie and Fitch, Bebe, Guess,...

Dinner Show tickets still available

Dinner Show tickets still available

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2017


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Tickets for the 2017 Dinner Show, “One Voice for the World” are currently on sale. “Come and be uplifted as the Chamber Singers share music that they have selected and prepared,” Dinner Show director Johnny Matlock said. “Their pieces speak to hope, unity, courage and love. Support these ...

Forensics team members become NSDA finalists

Forensics team members become NSDA finalists

Amiyah Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2017


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After preparing their pieces for several months, four members of the Hays High Forensics team competed at Great Bend’s NSDA tournament April 21-22. It was the team’s first year competing in a NSDA tournament and each member came home a Nationals finalist. The competitors were juniors Amiyah Gonzalez...

Guidon Online earns top state award

Guidon Online earns top state award

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2017


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Newspaper students were recognized for their collective effort when it was recently announced that the Guidon Online has been awarded All-Kansas from the Kansas Scholastic Press Association. All-Kansas is the top state award presented to student yearbooks, newspapers and websites. Gasper said this w...

Student Dinner Show tickets available in office

Student Dinner Show tickets available in office

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2017


Filed under News

Tickets for the 2017 Dinner Show, "One Voice for the World" are currently on sale. Sixteen $10 student tickets are available in the front office for each night. Tickets can be purchased from any member of Chamber Singers or from the office. Show dates are May 4-6 at 6:30 p.m. “Come and be...

Students voice opinions on science march

Students voice opinions on science march

Isabelle Braun, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2017


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