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Astronomy club announces officers

Astronomy club announces officers

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Astronomy club has picked the officers for this year's run. Results are as follows; President: Sara Rohleder Vice President: Ashton Balthazor Treasurer: Amiyah Gonzalez Secretary: Kori Beckman For more information contact the club sponsor Lynn Zimmerman, or Sara Rohleder. Club meetings...

Discin’ for Triston Tournament boasts considerable turnout

Discin’ for Triston Tournament boasts considerable turnout

Hannah Donaldson, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2017


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On Sunday, Sept. 17, the disc golf tournament for Triston Werth was held bringing in 54 people from the community. From kids to adults, all enjoyed an 18-hole game in honor of Werth. A grand total of $2,068.89 was raised, and every cent of it is headed towards Werth’s family to help with remaining...

Art gets new pottery wheels

Art gets new pottery wheels

Hanna Dannar, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


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The wheel thrown pottery class has recently gotten new pottery wheels for the class. “We have gotten three new wheels,” instructor Jennifer Younger said. “We hope that after every year we can get a few more and slowly swap all of the old ones out for these new ones. We have had the old ones...

Lady Indian Volleyball goes 3-0 at Dodge

MacKenzie Fagan, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2017


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The Lady Indian volleyball team went 3-0 at Dodge City on Sept. 7. The other teams present were Sublette, Dodge City and Lakin. Hays vs Sublette 25-10, 25-13 Sophomores Tasiah Nunnery and Macee Altman had ten kills and eight block assists respectively. Freshman Brooklyn Schaffer had four aces wh...

Fall Sports Assembly Interactive Slideshow

MacKenzie Fagan, Staff Reporter

September 1, 2017


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Homecoming theme decided

Homecoming theme decided

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

August 23, 2017


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The Student Council has chosen a theme for this year’s Homecoming dance. The group has decided on Haunted Homecoming. The dance will be held Oct. 14 in Gym B. STUCO President Trinity Callis said the reason the theme this year works is due to the date. “If the Homecoming game wasn’t on Friday...

HOBY conference offers students leadership opportunity

HOBY conference offers students leadership opportunity

Lacey Gregory, Editor-in-Chief

August 23, 2017


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This past summer, juniors Connor Olson and Isabelle Braun were given the opportunity to represent our school at the Kansas Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) seminar. HOBY is national organization that hosts 70 different state leadership seminars exclusive to students who have just completed their...

Students return home after 20 day Europe trip

Students return home after 20 day Europe trip

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

June 22, 2017


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Spending 20 days away from the place you call home may be difficult for some, but those who participated in the Europe trip, taking place June 1 to 21, learned that it wasn’t too bad when they were having fun. The group consisted of students, parents and instructor Lora Gallegos-Haynes. For the...

Hays High Musical “Bye Bye Birdie” wins two Jester Awards

Hays High Musical “Bye Bye Birdie” wins two Jester Awards

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

May 16, 2017


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This year the Hays High musical, “Bye Bye Birdie”, won two Jester Awards, program design and orchestral direction. The cast traveled to Wichita on May 12 to attend the ceremony. The cast was nominated for nominated for 10 awards and the Hays High productions have consistently been nominated for...

Golfers win 5th straight regional title; to make 9th straight state appearance

Golfers win 5th straight regional title; to make 9th straight state appearance

Bill Gasper, Adviser

May 16, 2017


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Five golfers came away with medalist honors as Hays cruised to the Class 4A Regional Tournament Championship on May 15 at Smoky Hill Country Club. The tournament is the fifth consecutive year the Indians have won regionals and the ninth straight time the golfers will appear at the state tournament. Hays...

Class of 2017 commencement ceremony held

Class of 2017 commencement ceremony held

Lacey Gregory, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2017


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The 129th annual ceremony to recognize the graduating class of Hays High took place Sunday May 14 at Gross Memorial Coliseum. In attendance were one hundred seventy-seven seniors. The ceremony began with the traditional processional of “Pomp and Circumstance” as performed by the combined band and o...

Students receive scholarships at Academic and Athletic Awards Night

Students receive scholarships at Academic and Athletic Awards Night

Amiyah Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2017


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The 2017 Academic and Athletic Awards Night was held May 8 and was held to honor students who showed excellence. The evening started off with Principal Martin Straub giving the attendees a speech and the ceremony soon kicked into gear honoring students with a 4.0 GPA, 3.80-3.99 GPA, 3.50-3.79 GPA and...

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