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First football game a Success

Connor Hess, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2012


Filed under News, Sports

On Friday, the football team competed in their first home game of the season, winning 51-34 against Liberal. Along with the excitement that goes along with watching the game, many students also enjoy spending time with their friends. “The football game was so much fun,” senior Zoey Gubitoso...

Musical Rehearsals Commence

Aislinn Walters, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2012


Filed under A&E, News

Every year it happens the same way. Students race to the choir room to partake in the first Musical rehearsal. Here, they learn the music and the script of the show that attracts hundreds of Hays citizens to 12th St. Auditorium. Musical Director Johnny Matlock is glad to be on the other side of au...

New cafeteria rules Enforced

Connor Hess, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2012


Filed under Feature, News

Beginning this school year, students must follow new guidelines set forth by The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kid Act of 2010. “The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kid Act of 2010 was passed and addressed major changes in school lunch and breakfast as recommended by a specially appointed committee of the Institute...

Straub named new HHS principal for next year

September 19, 2012


Filed under News, Top Stories

Assistant Principal Marty Straub has been named the new Hays High School principal effective for the 2013-14 school year. The announcement came during the USD 489 Board of Education meeting on Sept. 17. Straub will replace Mike Hester, who previously announced he would be retiring at the end of this...

‘Li’l Abner’ Cast List

Delphine Burns, News Reporter

September 14, 2012


Filed under A&E, News, Top Stories

Li'l Abner: Spencer Greathouse Daisy Mae: Shelby Matlock Mammy Yokum: Rachel Muirhead Pappy Yokum: Conrad Hoffman Marryin' Sam: Nick Overbey General Bullmoose: Preston Ryan Appassionata VonClimax: Anna Hickert EarthQuake McGoon: Quin Brungardt Available Jones: Dustin Mulkey Stupefyin'...

International Club Reinstated

Samantha Rohleder, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2012


Filed under A&E, News

Traveling the world, while staying in Hays, is what the newly reinstated International Club wishes to achieve.  International Club had their first meeting on Sept. 11.  The adult sponsor is Ann Adams and the student leader is Alyssa Reed. “It looks really good on a resume,” Reed said.  “We’re...

Seniors prepare for Dane Hansen Scholarship

Ashly Arthur, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2012


Filed under A&E, News, Top Stories

Transcripts sent and resumes completed, seniors prepare for the Dane Hansen Scholarship. It is awarded to students in the 26 Northwestern Kansas counties ranging from $2,000 to $20,000. “The application process for the scholarship is different between college and career tech-ed,” Counselor Kathy...

“Li’l Abner” Auditions Commence

Delphine Burns, News Editor

September 10, 2012


Filed under News, Top Stories

Musical auditions for the production “Li’l Abner” begin tonight at 6:30 at 12th St. Auditorium. At this audition, students must sing songs from the musical selected by director Johnny Matlock. With musical auditions just around the corner, Matlock is anticipating a talented group of perform...

2012 Homecoming candidates announced

Anna Shippy, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2012


Filed under News, Top Stories

The 2012 Homecoming Candidates are as follows: Queen Candidates: Megan Bird Courtney Kaba Arin Pfannenstiel Darian Leiker Courtney Storer King Candidates: Derek Bixenman Josh Brungardt Nick Glassman Bayron Rivera Chandler Rule

Shrine Bowl roster released

Anna Shippy, Online Editor

January 17, 2012


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Kansas Shrine Bowl roster was recently released, with two nominations from Hays High. Senior Zach Binder will play for the West and Head football coach Ryan Cornelsen will be an assistant coach. Athletic Director Clint Albers further explained the Shrine Bowl. “The Shrine Bowl is a game...

Aida Musical Rehearsal (Click For Video)

Lexi Pfannenstiel, Multimedia Editor

October 14, 2011


Filed under News, Top Stories

The 2011 Musical cast has been chosen, and they are now hard at work preparing for the performance. Many cast members say that everything seems to be progressing quite well, and that they are very ahead of the game this year. Senior cast members; Kiley Dinkel, Jake Nelson, Ashley Nease and Aaron Cunningham...

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