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A New Tradition Added to the Pep Assembly

A New Tradition Added to the Pep Assembly

Bayle Sandy, Reporter

September 13, 2019

The pep club at the Great Bend High School has counted on multiple traditions each year when hosting the pep assemblies. At this event, there is always a certain time for the cheerleading squad to lead the school in the cheers, and there is an order in which the sports are recognized. The assembly is...

Homecoming Court Announced

Homecoming Court Announced

September 12, 2019

At the Homecoming Pep Assembly this morning, the student body of GBHS was introduced to the King and Queen candidates and their attendants. Valarie Luna & Gabriel Balderrama.  Valarie is the daughter of Pamela & Daniel Luna.  She is a member of pep club and plays volleyball. She plans to ...

Meet the New Band Director: Grant Mathews

Meet the New Band Director: Grant Mathews

Mollie Phillips, Reporter

September 12, 2019

  Mr. Mark DeWald has been a very respected band director for Great Bend High School for the past eleven years. After his retirement, it was time for a new chapter in the lives of the charismatic band members. Mr. Grant Mathews was introduced to the group as the new director before the end of...

The Paw Shop

The Paw Shop

Isaiah Smith, Pather Tales Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

Great Bend High School has its own store called the Paw Shop, which sells treats, hoodies, accessories, and other goodies for students to purchase. The Paw Shop is located in Ms. Allen's class (room 135) and is operated by the students of GBHS during regular school hours. From the designs of the T-shirts...

Homecoming: The Real Story

Homecoming: The Real Story

Lucy Mitchell, Reporter

September 10, 2019

The Homecoming ballots were cast in today, and the Homecoming nominees will be known on Thursday or Friday. One thing most people will not know is the true story of Homecoming; how a Swedish man used his sausages to create a long-lasting tradition. It was the year 1909: in the town of Ruffelkopper,...

In With the New: Meet the Panthers

In With the New: Meet the Panthers

Bayle Sandy, Reporter

August 28, 2019

GBHS Fall Athletes Meet and Greet the Community at Annual "Meet the Panthers" On a sunny Sunday afternoon last Sunday in Downtown Great Bend, sports ranging from football to golf had a chance to be recognized. As the Great Bend High School activities director, David Meter, said, Meet the Panthers “creat...

Prom 2019: Making some Final Memories

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

April 22, 2019

Last Saturday the GBHS Seniors and Juniors celebrated their 2019 prom in style with the theme being Phantom of the Opera. The dance started at 8 p.m. and continued on until 11 p.m. in the gym. Prom is one of the last things that all of the seniors do all together before graduation and is also something...

FBLA 2019 State Competition

FBLA 2019 State Competition

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

April 9, 2019

Last week the GBHS Future Business Leaders of America members went to Topeka for three days to compete in State Competition. This three day trip consisted of not only testing, speaking, and presentation events, but also traveling around Topeka and having fun. One thing that the FBLA members got to do...

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...

The All Star Basketball Players of GBHS

The All Star Basketball Players of GBHS

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

January 22, 2019

This year’s annual All star Basketball competition happened yesterday with a large turnout. Every year Kayettes hold All Star Basketball to raise food for the local food bank. Last year there was more than 200 food items collected. This years goal is to pass that. All Star Basketball is a basketball...

Hollyball 2018

Hollyball 2018

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

December 20, 2018

Around school you can hear last minute plans being made this week that students look forward to every winter. Kayette board members started setting up the decorations and hanging the gossamer on the walls for Hollyball on Monday. The head chairs and committee have been working on Hollyball for months...

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