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Journalism students qualify for state competition in May

Journalism students qualify for state competition in May

Jordyn Dake, Online Editor

March 2, 2017


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Hays High School qualified 18 students for state after taking 29 awards in 19 events at the regional journalism competition that took place on Feb. 23 at Fort Hays State University. The contest sponsored by the Kansas Scholastic Press Association featured several schools from classes 1A to 4A. It...

Eighth grade visitation a success

Eighth grade visitation a success

Kara Brooks, Editor

February 27, 2017


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Every year Leadership Team hosts an eighth grade visitation. The eighth graders come and explore the high school to get ready for next year. Senior Caden Cunningham was one of the leadership team members who helped show the eighth graders around. “It went great,” Cunningham said. “They were...

Spring Play tickets on sale now

Spring Play tickets on sale now

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2017


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Tickets for the 2017 Spring Play, "12 Angry Jurors," are now available for purchase from the Hays High office or from any of the cast members. “12 Angry Jurors” focuses on a jury’s deliberations in a capital murder case. A 12-man jury is sent to begin deliberations in the first-degree murder...

Science Olympiad advances onto state once again

Science Olympiad advances onto state once again

Madison Crees, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2017


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The Science Olympiad team run by science instructors Lynn Zimmerman and Beth Schiel placed 3rd all around at their regional competition at Fort Hays State University, on Feb. 9. This qualified them to advance onto state competition at Wichita State University on April 1. The team consists of seniors...

Senior Anniston Weber named KSPA 3A/4A Student Journalist of the Year

Senior Anniston Weber named KSPA 3A/4A Student Journalist of the Year

Madison Crees, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2017


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It is said that hard work and dedication pays off, and perhaps no one knows that better right now than the Guidon’s very own senior Anniston Weber. The Co-Editor-in-Chief was recently awarded another honorable title as Kansas Scholastic Press Association Student Journalist of the Year for 3A/4A. ...

Students express opinions on Trump, Putin relationship

Students express opinions on Trump, Putin relationship

Isabelle Braun, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2017


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Self-defense seminar to take place at Hays High

Self-defense seminar to take place at Hays High

Hannah Norris, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2017


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A free self-defense seminar taught by FHSU Defense Tactics will be taking place from 9 am-12 noon on April 1 at Hays High. Hays High alumnus Kevin Rounkles, one of the organizers and instructors for the event, said he aims to teach students how to defend themselves in a variety of situations. Even...

Advanced Health classes get certified in CPR

Advanced Health classes get certified in CPR

Isabelle Braun, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2017


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As teacher Rick Keltner watched his Advanced Health students practice CPR on baby dummies, he understood the panic that would occur if something happened to his own child. “Watching them in there, work on the baby, just thinking about, as a parent, how panicky you would be if your baby would not...

Chime in: Muslim ban incites student discussion

Chime in: Muslim ban incites student discussion

Lacey Gregory, Associate Editor

February 3, 2017


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New girls swim coach plans to promote team bonding

New girls swim coach plans to promote team bonding

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2017


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Former varsity swimmer at Bishop Carroll High School, Nicole Solis, is the new girls swimming coach. Solis is a former lifeguard and swim instructor, and also once coached the Wichita Northwest YMCA Neptunes. So far, the team only has eight players, but Solis says she has plans to develop the small...

Forensics travels to Hill City for tournament

Forensics travels to Hill City for tournament

Isabelle Braun, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2017


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Six students – freshman Joanna Carrillo, sophomore Nicholas Zimmerman, junior Lisa Prass, and seniors Joe Factor, Tigist Bannister and Keri Relaford – traveled to Hill City on Jan. 28 for a forensics tournament. This trip, they found something a little strange. “There was a car accident, and...

Former student becomes new soccer coach

Former student becomes new soccer coach

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2017


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Silas Hibbs, a former student of Hays High, has become the new girls and boys soccer coach. During his high school days, Hibbs participated in soccer, basketball and track. He played on the state runner-up soccer team in 2002. After graduating, Hibbs continued with soccer at Tabor College in Hillsboro....

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