Hays High School considers mascot name change

The mascot for Hays High School could soon go by a different name. With construction of a new high school, Hays School District says they’re looking to rebrand.
Published: Sep. 28, 2022 at 7:01 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The mascot for Hays High School could change for the first time in the school’s history. With construction of a new high school, the Hays school district says it’s looking to rebrand.

Currently, the mascot for Hays High School is the “Indian”. The Hays school district hasn’t taken formal action to change the mascot, but the high school’s administration announced they will be sending surveys home with students to find the best name idea for a potential change.

If the mascot for Hays High School does change, that would happen ahead of the new building’s opening.