Panther Tales

What is net neutrality?

What is net neutrality?

Rossiel Reyes, Reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase, Student Life

Net neutrality is the concept that all internet providing services must not discriminate between different websites by providing equal access to all websites. This might sound like something that doesn’t affect or concern high school students, but in reality it will affect us the most. Without...

2017 Marching Band WAC

2017 Marching Band WAC

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Clubs & Activities, Showcase, Student Life

On Monday the 2017 marching band WAC competition was held in Hays and the GBHS Marching Band went and brought back a rating of a 2, “I'm okay with it, it wasn't our best show we could've done better, but I'm okay with it” said Priscilla Ramirez. Every section of the band is rated differently and...

Throwback; The Drummers of GBHS

Throwback; The Drummers of GBHS

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Clubs & Activities, Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

In the issue of the 1985 Panther Tales an article speaks of how well known and heard percussion is in the halls of GBHS. This still has not changed with the crowds cheering every time the Great Bend High School Drumline finishes their feature: What Shall We Do. This is the first year that the Drumline...

Where are they now?

Where are they now?

Rossiel Reyes, Reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

Many musical artists have their one moment of fame when they become one hit wonders, but what happens to them after their fame and success? The following list talks about artists that have some of the most recognizable music and where they are today.   Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas The f...

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Edith Solorzano, Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Movies have been one of the world's favorite pass time. From horror to romance and even animation there are countless different movie genres for any kind of person. This summer the movie industry had its fair share of good and bad movies. To getting nominated for Golden Globes, Oscars, and many other...

Throwback; The Movie of 1975

Throwback; The Movie of 1975

Sayler Peplinski, Reporter

September 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

A best seller in 1974 and a major motion picture in 1975 Jaws is one of the most well known movies ever made. Ads for the showing of this movie were featured in the 1975 Panther Tales with the price of admission as $2.50. The movie Jaws set in motion the fear that people have for sharks today and the ...

New Year, New Panther Tales

New Year, New Panther Tales

Sayler Peplinski, Reporter

September 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Clubs & Activities, News, Spotlight, Student Life

Welcome back Panthers to another exciting year at GBHS! This years newspaper staff has undergone changes to help us improve and give the Panther Tales an all new image. From a staff of three to a staff of six the year is already looking up. We have moved rooms, and have added new people to our staff...

Before the Big Show

Before the Big Show

Sayler Peplinski, Writer

May 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Clubs & Activities, Showcase

Hours of practice are occurring and dances are receiving their final touches for the annual variety show. The variety show consists of skits, dances, and songs being sung and played. The variety show also features songs played by the Jazz Band. These songs the jazz band have been practicing for months...

10 Day Film Challenge

10 Day Film Challenge

Jadon Ward, Reporter

April 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

GREAT BEND - Great Bend High School students enrolled in Mr. Dan Heath’s fourth hour Audio-Video Production class advanced to the top 30 in the 10 Day Film Challenge, sponsored by Arts Equality.  The Film Challenge is a national contest where students produce a video for a chance to win various awa...

GBHS students excel at Vortex; Journalism students learn life skills

GBHS students excel at Vortex; Journalism students learn life skills

Eighth Hour Journalism Class, Reporter

April 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Clubs & Activities, Student Life

GREAT BEND - Interesting things happen every day at Great Bend High School. Mrs. Harmon’s eighth hour journalism took the halls April 4 to nose out news. “We were looking for news when we stumbled upon Mr. Hutchinson’s class,” said Blake Stegman, student journalist. “We were able to interview h...

The Phantom of the Opera was there.. Inside my mind

The Phantom of the Opera was there.. Inside my mind

Caitlin Schmitt, Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

Saturday, February 18th, at 7:00pm the Broadway Across America made their stop to perform The Phantom of the Opera at Music Hall in Kansas City, Missouri in the midst of the North American tour. When you looked around you would see a variety of people and their attire. You could see women wearing legg...

The night I was Twenty Øne Piløts

The night I was Twenty Øne Piløts

Caitlin Schmitt, Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

The night of February 1st, 2017 I attended the Omaha, Nebraska stop of Twenty Øne Piløts current tour, the Emotional Roadshow Tour. The first opener was Judah and the Lion which I didn’t see because they started right at seven or shortly after and the lines were long. Next was Jon Bellion, who sings...

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