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Mr. Goodchuck celebrates 80th birthday

Mr. Goodchuck celebrates 80th birthday

Anniston Weber, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2015


Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories, Video

Gary Goodchuck has been a volunteer member of the secretary staff for 18 years. On Friday, Dec. 11, he celebrated his 80th birthday. Secretary Debbie Barnett said the festivities for Goodchuck's birthday began the previous day. "Yesterday the office staff and counselors had a potluck for him," Barnett said. "There was also a cake for anyon...

Chamber Singers performed at Cathedral Concert in Victoria

Chamber Singers performed at Cathedral Concert in Victoria

Anniston Weber, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2015


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The Chamber Singers performed at the annual Cathedral Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 6. Senior Courtney Ellis has performed in two Cathedral Concerts. "Our performances went really well," Ellis said. "Overall we did a fantastic job at the concert. It's a little bittersweet that this is the...

Human biology class performs engaging experiment

Human biology class performs engaging experiment

Anniston Weber, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2015


Filed under Feature, Top Stories, Video

Human Biology class led by biology instructor Lynn Zimmerman performed an experiment testing the individual muscle fibers. The experiment consisted of students squeezing on a device hooked up to a graph that measures the amount of force you apply to said device for 60 seconds. Students in the class were...

Mages held art show called Mages’ Fish Market

Mages held art show called Mages’ Fish Market

Kara Brooks, Media Editor

November 13, 2015


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“Once On This Island” musical rehearsal – Final weeks (video)

“Once On This Island” musical rehearsal – Final weeks (video)

Anniston Weber, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2015


Filed under A&E, Montages, Slideshows, Top Stories, Video

Show dates for "Once On This Island" are Nov. 12 - 14 at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee on Nov. 15 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets for "Once On This Island" can be purchased in the HHS office, the 12th Street Auditorium box office, or by contacting a cast member or director at 4 - 7 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday...

Hays High donates to help food pantries

Hays High donates to help food pantries

Kara Brooks, Media Editor

October 28, 2015


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Hays High is having a contest next month to see which seminars can bring the most donations for local food pantries in need. Students should bring nonperishable food items, gently used clothes, or money to seminar  Nov. 10-12. The seminar that donates the most items gets a pizza party, the seminar...

College career planning conference held at Hays High

College career planning conference held at Hays High

Kara Brooks, Media Editor

October 28, 2015


Filed under News, Top Stories, Video

A College Career Planning Conference took place at Hays High on Oct. 20. Juniors and seniors attended the Conference to learn more about the different colleges they can attend. Senior Rachel Pendergast went to the conference for the second time this year. “I liked it, but I have already visited...

Post secondary planning tips (video)

Hannah Baxter, Editor

October 26, 2015


Filed under Top Stories, Video

A few quick tips for your future.

Fall Music Concert recap (video)

Fall Music Concert recap (video)

Anniston Weber, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2015


Filed under A&E, Feature, News, Top Stories, Video

Students who participated in the Fall Music Concert on Thursday, Oct. 22 watched Orchestra, Concert Choir, Full Chord Press and Chamber Singers perform. Some students, like senior Courtney Ellis, feel bittersweet about the first concert coming to a close. “I am in Orchestra, Chamber Singers and...

USD 489 Media creates 80s workout video

USD 489 Media creates 80s workout video

Fengxue Zhang, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2015


Filed under News, Top Stories, Video

While everyone was dressed in 1980s work out attire on Sept. 23, USD 489 Media took it one step further by making a workout video in the spirit of festivities.  

HHITA members build electric cars for fun, competition

HHITA members build electric cars for fun, competition

Sylina Zhang

April 27, 2015


Filed under Feature, Top Stories, Video

To find the future engineers of America, one would have to look no further than the Hays High Industrial Technology Association, or HHITA. Students, under the guidance of teacher Chris Dinkel, meet every Tuesday night from 7-9 p.m. to construct projects that require much skill and dedication. “We...

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