Hays High School News

Week of November 9th - 15th, 2020

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Student Spotlight

This week the spotlight shines on our College Board National Hispanic Scholars and College Board National Rural and Small Town Scholars. These seniors scored well on the PSAT/NMSQT during their Junior year and have maintained a GPA of at least 3.5. The College Board considers Hays High School a “Rural and Small Town School.” This is truly an awesome group of kids; they have worked hard. We will miss them when they graduate from Hays High School later this year, but we know it will soon be time for them to make a positive impact on our world.


Sarah Brager (Rural and Small Town Scholar), Zoe Reyna (Hispanic Scholar)

Andrew Cook (Rural and Small Town Scholar), Rylan Hanks (Rural and Small Town Scholar)

Thomas Skrovan (Rural and Small Town Scholar)


Not shown in photo: Tyler Gabriel (Rural and Small Town Scholar), Aidan Vocke (Hispanic Scholar and Rural and Small Town Scholar), Jesus Jimenez (Hispanic Scholar)


Congratulations, your families are proud of you and the Hays High School student body and staff is proud of you. Click here for more information on these programs

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Principal's Message

Dear Hays High School Parents,


I want to thank you for your support of our school and our students. In a world of contentious elections, a public health crisis and continuous bad news, it seems as though the human spirit might be broken into a million pieces. Despite all of the negativity in the last few months, our students are staying safe, staying focused and making a difference. They are earning academic honors, winning football games, playing in the band, applying to colleges and learning all kinds of cool things in school. As adults we must continue to model the “can do” attitude and the idea of persistence- that tough circumstances are always temporary. Our mission is to graduate our students prepared to be successful in college and their careers. We will continue on that path and stay the course, as our work is that important.

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David R. Pierce

Principal, Hays High School

Graduation information update

Graduation information was distributed to the in-person Seniors last week. Herff Jones will be on campus on Monday, November 16th to take orders. If you did not get a packet, there are some in the front office. Parents may pick them up from 9am-4pm any day this week. CLICK HERE to order online.

Wright this Minute

Hey Hays CISD! Please check out this edition of Wright this Minute. In this edition, I showcase the incredible art program at FES. Enjoy!


CLICK HERE to view Superintendent Wright's WTM video.

What were our students up to at Hays High School this week?

This week we had our first pep rally of the year, football beat Austin HS 52-35, auto mechanics students worked on balancing tires & alignments and Ms. Burgess’s biomedical classes learned about the impact of antibiotics on certain bacteria during a great lab.

Nov. 11 - Veteran’s Day Assembly (Virtual-during Hays Time)

Nov. 23 - 27 - Thanksgiving Break

Dec. 8 - 11 - Senior Pictures

Dec. 18 - Last day before Winter Vacation (no early release)

Jan. 27 - Jan. 29 - Semester 1 exams (early release)

Jan. 29 - Last day of Semester 1

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