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Looking back 10, 20, 50 years ago

Looking back 10, 20, 50 years ago

Hanna Dannar, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2017


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 10, 20 and 50 years ago during each particular month. 10 Years Ago September 2007 The school made the switch from macs to dells. The students complained...

DECA chapter begins sales of McDonald coupon books

DECA chapter begins sales of McDonald coupon books

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Beginning Oct. 2, the DECA chapter will be selling coupon books to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House Charities in Wichita. The chapter was given 1069 coupon books to sell during the month, but the will end sales on Oct. 25, to give time to the local McDonald’s to sell any leftover books. “I think that our chapter will be very successful because the product is a g...

Career and College Planning Conference for juniors and seniors

Career and College Planning Conference for juniors and seniors

Hannah Donaldson, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under News

About 50 representatives from colleges across Kansas and the Armed Forces will be in the school on Oct. 3. It is an opportunity for juniors and seniors to meet with college representatives and learn about the programs that are available at each institution. All juniors and seniors are expected...

Professional speaker Kelly Barnes to present at all-school assembly

Professional speaker Kelly Barnes to present at all-school assembly

Scout Perryman, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under News

Inspirational speaker Kelly Barnes will be the keynote speaker for the all-school assembly on Oct. 4 during seminar. This past decade, Barnes has spoken in front of hundreds and thousands of people across the United States, “Barnes was the keynote speaker to all 489 employees last year. He was...

Coaches presented with track and field award

Coaches presented with track and field award

Lacey Gregory, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Coaches Kirk Maska and Rick Keltner were given the Kansas Cross Country Track and Field Coaches Association (KCCTFCA) longevity award for having coached track and field for 30 or more years. Keltner has coached track for a decade more than the 30-year mark the award entails. “This is my forty-first...

NFL kneeling controversy

NFL kneeling controversy

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under News

                 

Cheerleaders host Little Indians Cheer Camp

Cheerleaders host Little Indians Cheer Camp

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

 Hays cheerleaders hosted Little Indians Cheer Camp on Saturday, Sept. 16, to teach the basics of cheerleading to kids between Preschool and 5th grade. Cheer coach Sara Campbell explained that in preparation for last Friday’s game, where the kids cheered with the cheerleaders, they worked on man...

Cheerleaders raise awareness for domestic violence

Cheerleaders raise awareness for domestic violence

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under News

As a form of awareness raising, the cheerleaders sold purple light bulbs for Options at the mall Sept. 23 and Sept. 24. Sara Campbell, the cheerleader’s coach, was not able to participate at the event due to a wedding, but was proud of the efforts the team made to spread word of the Options establishment. “Options...

Hays Symphony Orchestra provides free tickets for concert

Hays Symphony Orchestra provides free tickets for concert

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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...

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