Panther Tales

The Inspiration Behind Spirit Week

The Inspiration Behind Spirit Week

Mollie Phillips, Reporter

September 20, 2019

Spirit Week has been a tradition in many schools, including Great Bend High School, for quite some time. From crazy clothes to movie characters, students always find creative ways of showing their school spirit. Spirit Week also means homecoming week at Great Bend, so the school is always buzzing with exc...

National Cheeseburger Day

National Cheeseburger Day

Isaiah Smith, Writer

September 18, 2019

Today is National Cheeseburger Day, so in honor of the precious, delicious invention of the cheese burger, we have to know some facts, including where it came from and what the general opinion is of cheeseburgers. The cheeseburger doesn't have a true origin story, as who made the cheeseburger has...

What is Mr. Perfect Panther?

What is Mr. Perfect Panther?

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

March 27, 2019

Last Friday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium was the annual Mr. Perfect Panther competition hosted by the GBHS Kayettes. The theme for this year was fairytailes. Mr. Perfect Panther is a competition where boys from this years senior class compete in various categories to be able to win the title of Mr. Perfect...

The Rhythm of GBHS

The Rhythm of GBHS

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

February 27, 2019

This year the Basketball Halftime show experienced a change that may go on for years to come. Starting this year the drum line made an appearance for one of the halftime shows for the boys basketball game. The GBHS drumline is well known for playing during the football games and getting the student section...

Looking Back on our Childhoods

Looking Back on our Childhoods

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

October 4, 2018

It is a common thing to think back upon one’s childhood. One thing that many students may look back on is the tv shows and movies that they used to watch and how they affected their childhood and friendships that they made and still have today. Sidney Cooper a freshman at GBHS said “It gave me a...

Variety Show

Variety Show

Rossiel Reyes, Reporter

May 11, 2018

Friday 11th and Saturday 12th at 7:00 pm, the music department will be having their annual Variety Show. After countless hours of preparation, many students are excited to finally open for the big show.  In the show, upperclassmen from the music department have the option to perform skits, solos, ens...

Riley Elementary School 10 years later

Riley Elementary School 10 years later

Rossiel Reyes, Reporter

April 11, 2018

For five years I attended Riley Elementary school. As a first, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth grader, the halls of Riley seemed so big and daunting, but for these five years I made friends and had teachers that I still keep in contact today. Even though six years have passed since I last attended Ri...

iOS vs Android

iOS vs Android

Elijah Hutchinson and Elijah Hutchinson

April 10, 2018

After a decade of competition between Apple and Android saying that their operating system is better, the staff of the Panther Tales have decided to see where the students of GBHS stand on this matter. Both have made massive improvements over the years changing what their phones look like, how they are...

Throwback: A walk down memory lane

Throwback: A walk down memory lane

Rossiel Reyes, Reporter

March 14, 2018

About 69 years ago, then student, Dave Christiansen, was featured in one of the earliest copies of the Panther Tales. The story featured Mr. Christiansen with his basketball team and all the success the team has had and the last game of the season. Recently, Mr. Christiansen agreed to come up to the high s...

Fortnite Review

Fortnite Review

Dalton Lamb, Designer

March 13, 2018

Epic Games has recently dominated its competitors by releasing Fortnite, and having more than 40 million people download it. Fortnite is a free to play game in which players fight each other until only one is left standing.  Fighting your way to first place is no easy task, however. There are 99 oth...

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