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Hays High drops heartbreaker to Dodge City on homecoming  Hays Daily News

A victim of a well-executed hook and ladder, four turnovers and two missed extra points, Hays High saw a bid for a huge win turn into a gut-wrenching ...



Markleys blocked PAT lifts Hays High to 21-20 win over Liberal  Hays Daily News

The most pivotal play of Hays High's home opener was also the most painful to make for Keaton Markley. With Liberal threatening and Hays clinging to a ...



Wayne A. Leiker Sr.  Hays Post

February 23, 1938 ~ November 26, 2018. Wayne's life began on February 23, 1938 in Hays. He is the son of Martin A. and Bridget (Burgardt) Leiker. Wayne is a ...



Hays High to host Maroon and Gold Kickoff Classic  Hays Post

Hays High athletics will open the Maroon and Gold Kickoff Classic on Friday at Lewis Field Stadium to preview the 2018 fall sports. The evening is sponsored by ...



Former Hays High para bound over for trial for attempted unlawful sexual relations  Hays Post

By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post. A former para-education professional at Hays High School has been bound over for trial for attempted unlawful sexual ...



Hays High student commits suicide, district brings counselors into school  Hays Daily News

Students, staff and parents of Hays High School were notified Thursday morning that a student committed suicide Wednesday night. Superintendent John ...



USD 489 projects enrollment drop of 102  Hays Daily News

Hays USD 489 will have about 100 fewer students in 2018-19 if enrollment projections hold true. Assistant Superintendent Shanna Dinkel will discuss the ...



Extra security at Hays High School after report of threat  KWCH

Parents and students may see extra police at Hays High School today after a report of a threat. According to a letter sent to parents by Hays High School ...



Hays High XC competes in Hesston  Hays Daily News

HESSTON — In a unique cross country race, the Hays High School cross country team got a pair of top five finishes from its freshman class Thursday at the ...



Hays High School to perform Kansas premiere of musical  Salina Journal

HAYS — Hays High School will present the Kansas premiere of the Broadway musical "Bright Star," written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. Hays is the fourth ...



Huge Hays High rally falls short on final play  Hays Daily News

GARDEN CITY — It would have been easier to just go through the motions, get on the bus and head back to Hays. After getting beaten down by a 28-0 score in ...



Teen in custody following Hays High School threat  WIBW

A 14-year-old is in custody following a threat made against Hays High School.



Interview: Lance Krannawitter, new Hays High assistant principal/AD  Hays Post

Hays High School will have a new assistant principal and athletic director as of July 1. Lance Krannawitter has accepted an offer to take that role. He currently is ...



HHS to perform 'Bright Star' musical  Hays Post

Hays High School presents the Broadway musical, Bright Star. The new show written by comedian and bluegrass musician Steve Martin and singer Edie Brickell ...



Hays High presents bluegrass musical 'Bright Star' by Martin, Brickell  Hays Post

From Nov. 8 to 11, Hays High School will present the Broadway musical “Bright Star,” written by Steve Martin (the comedian and banjo player) and Edie Brickell ...



Nortons Kats takes first overall in Hays High/Victoria Invite  Hays Daily News

VICTORIA — After finishing second among all runners at the Hays High/Victoria Invitational Invitational a year ago, there was only way for Norton's Lexi Kats to ...



Hays High students seek action on school safety  Hays Post

Kalyssa Boyle, Hays High School freshman, was one of about 75 to 100 students who protested school violence Wednesday morning at the school. #enough ...



Main Street open in time for Hays homecoming parade season  Hays Daily News

Waterline repairs and street work will be wrapped up Friday and Main Street open, just in time for the Thomas More Prep-Marian homecoming parade, according ...



Matlock leaves legacy of 30 years in music education for new adventure  Hays Post

Hays High music teacher Johnny Matlock conducts the HHS Chamber Singers at the United Nations during a recent trip to New York. Courtesy photo.



Hays school district names two new principals  Hays Post

Hays Post. The Hays school district has named two new principals who will take over schools in the fall. Tom Albers, assistant principal at Hays High School, will ...



USD 489 Hays central enrollment Wednesday, Thursday  Hays Post

USD 489 central enrollment will be from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Hays High School cafeteria. At central ...



Kansas high school volleyball regional results, sub-state pairings  Hays Daily News

High school volleyball regional, sub-state pairings Regional results Tuesday CLASS 1A At Burlingame Quarterfinal — Burlingame def. Centre, 28-26, 25-14.



🎥 Hays Post Game of the Week matchups, Week 2  Hays Post

Week two of the high school football season is here! On Friday night, Hays Post and Eagle Communications will live stream two Games of the Week. Hays High ...



From Hays to Sharknado: An artist can rise from the plains  Hays Daily News

Scotty Mullen says much of what it took for him to be a success as a Hollywood screenwriter and casting director is because he grew up in Hays. “There's so ...



Ronald McDonald Houses give Hays High School employees place of refuge  Hays Post

By ISABELLE BRAUN HHS Guidon. Since 1974, the Ronald McDonald House Charities have opened houses in more than 64 countries. In the year of 2016, 5.5 ...



Hays High announces 2018 Indian Call candidates  Hays Post

Hays High School seniors have selected the candidates for 2018 Indian Call. The dance is scheduled for Feb. 17, and the winners will be announces the ...



Hays Gordmans sets grand opening for Aug. 16, to donate $2,500 to HHS  Hays Post

Submitted. Apparel and home décor retailer Gordmans, a division of Stage Stores, will debut a new department store beginning with a ribbon cutting ceremony ...



USD 489 Hays enrollment open for 2018-19 school year  Hays Post

Online Enrollment for USD 489 has opened as of today. Below you'll find steps for completing enrollment forms and paying the enrollment fees. There's also ...



Hays school board approves JAG-K program to help at-risk students  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. The Hays USD 489 school board approved a program Monday that would help at-risk students graduate and reach ...



Crough set to be named Hays High football coach  Hays Post

UPDATE: The school board unanimously approved the personnel transactions as part of the consent agenda Monday. Crough is the next football coach at Hays ...



Ulysses ends HHS girls season  Hays Daily News

McPHERSON — The Hays High School girls' basketball team gave its opponent multiple opportunities to put the game away. That's just what Ulysses did ...



Former Hays High para charged with trying to have sex with student  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. A former Hays High School paraeducator was charged Thursday in Ellis County District Court with attempted unlawful sexual ...



Hays school board considers purchase of new student computers at HHS  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. The Hays USD 489 school board continued its debate over spending $335,750 on laptop computers for students at Hays ...



Albers seeks to get kids excited about school at new role at HMS  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. Tom Albers became a teacher because of the relationships he built in high school sitting around the local convenience store, ...



NEW ECONOMY: Public education opens paths to trade careers  Hays Post

Larry Defoi, sophomore, and Devin Mayfield, freshman, work on a project in a beginning metals class at Hays High School. The Kansas Department of ...



Hays teachers take on issue of youth suicide during in-service  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. Eighteen percent of all youth will consider suicide in the next year, according statistics presented to Hays High School staff ...



Hays Middle School students walk out to bring attention to school security  Hays Post

Hays Post. The Hays USD 489 school district informed parents this afternoon 40 to 50 middle school students “walked out” of the school at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes ...



WHO ARE YOU? Valis Rockwell  Hays Post

Valis Rockwell Administration Center, 323 W. 12th St., Hays, was named for former Hays Superintendent Valis Rockwell in 1990. By CRISTINA JANNEY



Local high school performances earn Jester Award nominations  Hays Post

Music Theatre Wichita recently announced nominees for the 17th Annual Jester Awards, a program designed to celebrate excellence in high school musical ...



Kirsten DeeAnn Daily  Hays Post

Kirsten DeeAnn (Applegate) Daily, 56, Hays, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 in Hays. She was born Jan. 9, 1962 in Topeka, the second of four children to Dr. Francis ...



Ellis County, area high school seniors to be honored by KU  Hays Post

KU. LAWRENCE— This fall, the Kansas Honor Scholar Program, a longstanding tradition of the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment, ...



Hays PD conducts active shooter training  KSN-TV

"These acts of violence could take place anywhere," he said. "Whether that be in Walmart, office building or a school."



TMP hires assistant Bill Meagher as head boys basketball coach  Hays Daily News

Thomas More Prep-Marian announced Tuesday that Bill Meagher has accepted the position of head high school boys basketball coach. He begins his role as ...



🎥 'Fresh and modern' remodel of NorthHays McDonald's  Hays Post

Grand reopening ribbon cutting with the Hays Area Chamber of Commerce. By BECKY KISER Hays Post. It was supposed to be a 12-week job. It was completed ...



Indian Grounds gives HHS students chance to get a taste of the work world  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. Hays High School is offering a new way to wake up in the morning. Helping Hands opened a coffee shop called Indian ...



Hays High opens Hays City Shootout with Olathe North  Hays Post

The Hays High Indians opened the season hosting the Gerald Mitchell Hays City Shootout on Thursday against Olathe North. Girls. Hays 51 – Olathe North 30.



Hays PD's SSRT training continues Wednesday  Hays Post

HPD. The Hays Police Department will be conducting training Wed., July 25, 2018 between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at Hays High School, 2300 ...



HHS to launch student-run radio station  Hays Post

The new HHS web-based radio station is set to be on air in mid-January to February. By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. Hays High School will be on the air with ...



Hays High Homecoming '17 candidates announced  Hays Post

By BECKY KISER Hays Post. The Hays High School Homecoming 2017 candidates have been announced. They are: Dante Blackmon, Erin Muirhead, London ...



🎥 Gordmans opens in Big Creek Crossing  Hays Post

By BECKY KISER Hays Post. Caleb Hudson moved to Hays 18 years ago to begin his career in retail. He first worked for the former Midwest Drugs at the south ...



Fort Hays State University announces scholarship awards for 2018-19  Hays Post

FHSU University Relations. Winners of general academic scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year from Fort Hays State University have been announced by ...



Concerned parents send letter to USD 489 about drills, communication  Hays Daily News

The authors of a letter to Hays USD 489 school board members and Superintendent John Thissen hope their correspondence creates dialog and action on the ...



🎥 Police chief, Hays High principal hang out for human trafficking fundraiser  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. Police Chief Don Scheibler and Hays High School Principal Martin Straub hung out for a good cause on Friday. Both of the ...



HHS seniors earn over $1 million in scholarships at awards ceremony  Hays Post

By ISABELLE BRAUN HHS Guidon. Academic and athletic awards were accepted by the student body on May 7. There were 50 award and scholarship ...



Increasing awareness key to preventing human trafficking  Hays Daily News

Human trafficking is the second-biggest crime enterprise in the world according to the United Nations, but it doesn't look like what people might expect. That was ...



JAG-K program could help students graduate, find paths to careers  Hays Post

The Hays USD 489 school board heard a report on the Jobs for America's Graduates-Kansas — a program to help at-risk students — at its meeting Monday.



Student's homework leads to parent notification, police investigation  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. A homework assignment turned in this week by a student at O'Loughlin Elementary School led to a parent notification and ...



VIP Student Ambassadors named at FHSU  FHSU News

Local students are among the 23 students who will serve as VIP Student Ambassadors for the 2018-2019 academic school year at Fort Hays State University.



Hays school board delays decision on high school HVAC repairs  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. The Hays school board on Monday voted to wait two weeks before making a decision on spending $782,000 for HVAC ...



Largest KAMS class ever at Fort Hays State honored in completion ceremony  Hays Post

By DIANE GASPER-O'BRIEN FHSU University Relations and Marketing. Thirty-two students were recognized in a high school commencement ceremony ...



HHS DECA students compete at international conference  Hays Post

USD 489. Eleven Hays High School DECA students competed at the DECA International Career Development Conference April 21-24 in Atlanta. Kallie Leiker ...



Get an Amazon gift card for donating blood TODAY at Hays High  Hays Post

The American Red Cross and the Hays High School American Red Cross Club is conducting a blood drive until 5:50 p.m. Tuesday at Hays High library.



Hays High freshman to perform with Hays group at Carnegie Hall  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. The CROSSROADS/Total Praise group from Hays has been invited to perform at Carnegie Hall as part of Distinguished ...



Hays High speaker: Human traffickers usually someone victims know  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. For many, sex trafficking seems like a far-away problem — something that happens in another country or a big city, but a ...



Hays High to perform 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' Nov. 10-12  Hays Post

Hays Post. Hays High School will perform the musical “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” Nov. 10-Nov. 12. Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the ...



USD 489 kindergarten round-up on March 1 - News  Hays Daily News

USD 489 will host the district-wide kindergarten round-up for 2018-2019 at 6:30 p.m. March 1 in the Hays High School cafeteria. This meeting is open to parents ...



Former path lab heightens creep factor of CYO haunted house  Hays Daily News

What could be better place for a haunted house than a building unoccupied for about two decades? Maybe an empty building that used to be a laboratory.



🎥 Brothers choose those who'll 'do a good job' in Kids Voting Kansas  Hays Post

By BECKY KISER Hays Post. Casting his ballot today went a little faster than in other years for Hays resident Ajoni Smolarkiewicz. He was happy about that ...



Hays HS students at London Bridge hours before attack  KWCH

Students from Hays High School visited London Bridge just hours before Saturday's terror attack. The students were just a few miles away when the attack ...



Former Hays High coach leaves Hutch for new job  Hays Post

Hutchinson High School head football and track coach Ryan Cornelsen announced to his football team Wednesday that he has taken a job with another school.



Hays High head football coach resigns  Hays Post

Hays High School head football coach Randall Rath resigned the position on Thursday as confirmed by athletic director Chris Michaelis. Rath was the head ...



Speaker to address social media's role in human trafficking  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY. Hays Post. A speaker will be in Hays next week to give presentations to both students and parents about the dangers of human ...



Vernon A. Pfannenstiel  Hays Post

Vernon A. Pfannenstiel, 81, Munjor, died Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. He was born August 22, 1936 in Hays the son of Edward ...



Concealed carry law could mean changes for some HS football games  KWCH

HAYS, Kan. Since the 1980's, Hays High School has used the Fort Hays State University football field. But this fall, Friday nights could be different because, ...



🎥 Local PD tells students of Hays attempted human trafficking case  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. Two investigators from the Hays Police Department talked to students at Hays High School on Wednesday about attempted ...



Best of Best awards go to Learning Center teacher, smiling student  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. Sondra Hickert, teacher at The Learning Center, was honored with the Hays USD 489 February staff Best of the Best award.



Hays driver education meeting March 9, classes start May 22  hays Post

By GARRETT SAGER Hays Post. Hays High School will be having driver education coming up again this summer, and an enrollment meeting is scheduled for ...



Imelda D. 'Millie' Flax  Hays Post

Imelda D. “Millie” Flax, 82, Hays, died Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Brookdale Senior Living in Hays. She was born October 9, 1936 in Hays the daughter of ...



Hays native makes Broadway debut in Disney's 'Aladdin'  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. The stage door to Disney's “Aladdin” on Broadway, says “A wish on a lamp.” It wasn't a wish, but hard work that made Hays ...



Kids Voting will be at polling locations on Election Day  Hays Post

Kids Voting once will again be set up Tuesday, Nov. 6., at the seven polling sites in Hays. Students K-12 can go with their parents to the voting polls and vote ...



HHS tops rival Panthers, 2-0  Hays Daily News

Normally a freshman might second-guess himself. But the ball ricocheted so fast in Brian Cisneros' direction, he didn't have time to contemplate what to do next.



🎥 FHSU Ag Day: Do you know where your food comes from?  Hays Post

Shayelyn Akers, FHSU Ag Business senior, chaired Ag Day. She will go to work for Midland Marketing in Hays after graduating next month. By BECKY KISER



Former standout athlete finds new passion through entrepreneurial opportunities  Hays Post

By DIANE GASPER-O'BRIEN FHSU University Relations and Marketing. Growing up in a baseball family in Hays, Hayden Hutchison mastered a multitude of ...



Hays High grad receives prestigious Air Force ROTC scholarship  Hays Post

Max D. Stieben, C/Capt, AFROTC Detachment 270, junior at Kansas State University, recently received the 9th Air Force Association Memorial Scholarship, ...



Leslie E. “Les” Gross  Salina Post

Leslie E. “Les” Gross – age 71, of Munjor, Kansas, died Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas. He was born February 2, 1947, in Hays ...



Matthew V. 'Matt' Guffey  Hays Post

Matthew V. “Matt” Guffey, age 44, of Hays, Kansas passed away Friday March 9, 2018 in rural Ellis County, Kansas. He was born February 24, 1974 in Scott City, ...



Once a Tiger, almost always a Tiger; FHSU grads representing different schools meet up  FHSU News

As they follow Fort Hays State University athletic teams around the country, it's not unusual for Ryan Prickett and Gerard Wellbrock to run into former co-workers ...



LEGAL NOTICE: Hays USD 489 bond issue details  Hays Post

The Board of Education of Unified School District No. 489, Ellis County, Kansas (Hays) (the “District”), has adopted a resolution declaring it advisable to: (a) ...



Teacher of the Month: Tragedies lead educator from music to counseling  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. Not all educators who touch students' lives work in classrooms. This month's Hays Teacher of the Month is a Hays High ...



Hays High Industrial Technology students have undefeated season  Hays Post

USD 489. Industrial technology students pose with their championship single passenger electric car. The Hays High School Industrial Technology Association ...



Hays High students earn theater awards  Hays Post

Hays Post Hays-High logo. Students at Hays High School were recently awarded Jester Awards from Wichita Theatre. Judges from the organization travel ...



Hays High Little Indians Cheer Camp taking applications  Hays Post

Hays High Little Indians Cheer Camp will be Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon at Hays High School – Gym A. Parents can begin bringing their kids at 8:30 ...



Stephen D. 'Steve' Weilert  Hays Post

Stephen D. “Steve” Weilert, 65, Hays, died Friday, February 16, 2018 at his home. He was born November 11, 1952 in Hays the son of Lawrence J. and Helen R.



Hays USD 489 school bond fails; another bond likely on the horizon  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. The Hays USD 489 $78.5 million school bond failed Tuesday night by more than 1,000 votes, with 60 percent of voters ...



HHS musical tickets now sold online  Hays Post

By AMIYAH GONZALEZ HHS Guidon. For the first time in the history of Hays High School musicals, tickets for the performances are available online for $10 a ...



Hays student wins DAR Good Citizen Scholarship  Hays Post

By JUDY SHERARD Hays DAR. Hays High School senior Trinity Callis was named the winner of the Courtney-Spalding Chapter of the Daughters of the ...



Fort Hays State student dies after fall in Mexico  Wichita Eagle

A Fort Hays State University student who was reportedly injured while vacationing in Mexico last week has died.



HHS students receive Word MOS certification  Hays Post

USD 489. Eleven Hays High School business students taught by Lindsay Hart were able to take the Word MOS Certification exam this May. Seven of the 11 ...



Rehearsals for HHS musical held at school for the first time  Hays Post

By DAWSON ROONEY HHS GUIDON. For the first time in the history of the Hays High School musical, all rehearsals will be held at the high school. The reason ...



McCrae drops 36 in Hays road win  CatchItKansas

Hays' Trey McCrae scored 36 points and hit 9 three-pointers to help the Indians win 82-53.



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