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Students return home after 20 day Europe trip

Students return home after 20 day Europe trip

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor
June 22, 2017
Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

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
Filed under News, Top Stories

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
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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
Filed under News, Top Stories

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
Filed under News, Top Stories

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...

2017-2018 editorial staff for Indian Call yearbook announced

2017-2018 editorial staff for Indian Call yearbook announced

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief
May 9, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

The editorial staff for the Indian Call yearbook has been announced for the 2017-2018 school year. Yearbook Editor-in-Chief will be Abby Balman, while Assistant Editor will be Alyssa Owens. Section Editors are Emily George, Jacie Robinson and Hannah Harman. "I know that Balman will serve as a very...

2017-2018 editorial staff for The Guidon newspaper announced

2017-2018 editorial staff for The Guidon newspaper announced

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief
May 9, 2017
Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

The editorial staff for The Guidon newspaper has been announced for the 2017-2018 school year. Serving as Editor-in-Chief will be Lacey Gregory. Assistant Editor will be Amiyah Gonzalez, Online Editor will be Isabelle Braun and Co-Sports Editors will be Taylor Schiffelbien and Jacob Maska. "I am...

Final Days of School – 2016-2017

Final Days of School – 2016-2017

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief
May 9, 2017
Filed under Montages, Top Stories, Video

Journalism students place second at KSPA state competition

Journalism students place second at KSPA state competition

Amiyah Gonzalez, Staff Reporter
May 8, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Journalism students came up just short in winning their third straight team championship at state competition on May 6. Hays ended up with 33 points to finish in second in Class 4A behind Bonner Springs with 36. Chanute was also in the mix with 30 points. Overall, 17 Class 4A schools scored at least...

Music department’s state solo and ensemble results

Music department’s state solo and ensemble results

Jordyn Dake, Online Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Several members of the music department were granted the opportunity to travel to Chapman, Kan. to compete at the State Solo/Ensemble competition on April 23. Members of the band, orchestra and choir qualified for the event. Overall, eight band students, five orchestra students, and 18 vocal students...

2017 Dinner Show interactive slideshow

2017 Dinner Show interactive slideshow

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief
May 5, 2017
Filed under A&E, Slideshows, Top Stories

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“Bye Bye Birdie” cast receives 10 Jester nominations

“Bye Bye Birdie” cast receives 10 Jester nominations

Amiyah Gonzalez, Staff Reporter
May 5, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

The annual Jester Awards, a program made to honor excellence in high school musical theatre productions, has recently announced its 2016-17 musical nominees. The Hays High production, “Bye Bye Birdie”, received 10 nominations. The nominees are 8th-grader Gabe McGuire for Pre-High School Performer,...

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