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Scholars Bowl takes first at Wichita West competition

Scholars Bowl takes first at Wichita West competition

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2017


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For the first time in school history, the Scholars Bowl team won first place at the Wichita West competition. The Scholars Bowl team is made up of a mix of students from freshmen to seniors. The team roster is as follows. Seniors Eric Adams, Brendan Chapman, Analyse Claude, Blade Goering, ...

Students spend time traveling over break

Students spend time traveling over break

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2017


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Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for what you have, and many people choose to spend it with their family. When families are spread out over several different places, this means traveling. “I’m going to Oklahoma with my parents,” junior Madison Lisman said. “We go there every other...

Students voice opinions on Keystone pipeline oil spill

Students voice opinions on Keystone pipeline oil spill

Lacey Gregory, Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2017


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FFA sells fruit for chapter and scholarship fund

FFA sells fruit for chapter and scholarship fund

Connor Olson, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2017


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FFA has started their fruit sale fundraiser to raise money for the chapter and the scholarship fund. There are a different variety of fruits as well as cheese and meat. The sale will end on Nov. 20. If you would like to buy any fruit or if you would just like to hear more about the fundraiser contact...

Indian Grounds invites Chamber of Commerce to grand opening

Indian Grounds invites Chamber of Commerce to grand opening

Hanna Dannar, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2017


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Helping Hands held a grand opening for the Indian Grounds coffee shop. “The grand opening was a success,” Instructor Michelle Thacker said. “We had the Chamber of Commerce and students attend.” The grand opening had complementary cookies for the guests while they listened to the students’...

Students participate in WKOF

Students participate in WKOF

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

November 20, 2017


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Select members of the school's orchestra participated in the annual Western Kansas Orchestra Festival [WKOF] Nov. 17 and 18. Students auditioned for 1st chair in their respective sections. The group was separated into two orchestras. The results are as follows: Orchestra A: Alexandria Hagerman -  1st...

Teacher assigns comprehensive book project

Teacher assigns comprehensive book project

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2017


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To cover a unit over identity and society in sophomore Honors English II, instructor Vanessa Schumacher gave students a comprehensive project called the Frankenfolio. “The Frankenfolio is a project that is designed as a culminating activity for the end of the book ‘Frankenstein,'” Schumacher...

Opportunity to take ASVAB available to all students

Opportunity to take ASVAB available to all students

Lacey Gregory, Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2017


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Students interested in pursuing a military career are urged to take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) on Dec. 7, administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command. According to the ASVAB’s website, The ASVAB is a multiple-aptitude battery that measures developed abil...

Forensics meeting prepares new students for competition

Forensics meeting prepares new students for competition

Lizzy Lee, Staff Reporter/Cartoonist

November 17, 2017


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The first forensics meeting of the year was held Thursday during seminar and was lead by instructor Codi Fenwick and instructor Erin Deenihan. The group discussed the possibilities and future of forensics, while also going into their plans for this upcoming season. Instructor Codi Fenwick and ...

Kansas State Polytechnics hosts Facebook Live for future pilots

Kansas State Polytechnics hosts Facebook Live for future pilots

Kayli Potter, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


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Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is hosting a Facebook live session for any students who show interest in becoming future pilots. This event will take place at 7 p.m., Nov. 15, on K-State Polytechnic’s Facebook page. Viewers will be able to tune into “The Polytechnic Experience Live”...

Forensics team meets for start of season

Forensics team meets for start of season

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2017


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The spring season for Forensics is almost here. The team will have its first meeting Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Library during seminar. Forensics is an activity that includes drama, speech and improvisation among other acting categories. Those interested in participating or learning more about the...

Middle school contest collects pull tabs for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Middle school contest collects pull tabs for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

November 15, 2017


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Hays Middle School participated in a pull tab competition from Oct. 2 to Nov. 2, and the winners were granted a McDonald’s breakfast coupon. The point of the event was for TA’s to collect as many pull tabs as they could and in the end, the winners would be announced. “It went really well,...

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