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The End of DACA?

The End of DACA?

Rossiel Reyes, Reporter

September 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday September 7th, 2017, President Donald Trump’s administration has ordered an end to DACA. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an executive order enacted by former President Barack Obama in 2012. This order enabled people that were brought to the United States illegally by t...

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...

2017 Commencement Exercises set for Mother’s Day

Amber Hamby, Reporter

April 28, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

The GBHS Class of 2017 commencement exercises will be Sunday, May 14 at 5 p.m. in Memorial Stadium. Graduates need to arrive by 4:10 p.m. Rehearsal is scheduled for Friday, May 12 at 10:30 a.m. in the GBHS gym. Attending ensures graduation will run smoothly. Seniors are invited to attend the cla...

What do you mean ‘Trump isn’t my president’?

What do you mean ‘Trump isn’t my president’?

Caitlin Schmitt, Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Four months and three days ago, or exactly 100 days ago, Donald J. Trump was elected as the President of the United States. Since he’s been elected, Trump has gotten a tremendous amount of hate for various reasons. A few being his history of not respecting women, when he mocked a disabled reporter,...

Ten most popular movies of 2016

Ten most popular movies of 2016

Caitlin Schmitt, Editor/Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

It’s almost safe to say that recently released movies are a priority for millions of people across the nation. This is why movie theaters are around, so the fans of these movies (their sequels, and the entire series if created following the first) don’t have to wait for the movie they’ve been an...

Trump vs. Clinton vs. High School Student

Trump vs. Clinton vs. High School Student

Caitlin Schmitt, Editor/Writer

October 27, 2016


Filed under News, Spotlight, Student Life

Compare our high school to the united states as a metaphor. We’re the citizens, the teachers are the law enforcement, the principals are the government and the superintendent is the president. We’re focusing on the government. They enforce the law when it comes to matters that are above the law ...

Marching at WAC

Marching at WAC

Sayler Peplinski, Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under News, Spotlight

Last Tuesday, the Great Bend high school competed in WAC which is what they waited for since late August. After all the marching bands played across the field, the drum lines from each school came onto the field and played their cadences. The end of WAC consisted of all of bands finding out what place...

We cried out

We cried out

Caitlin Schmitt, Writer/Editor

October 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Student Life

The morning of September 27th, the GBHS school day was kicked off with an assembly. This assembly was put on by Travis Dumond, motivational speaker, Full Circle, a band he partners with, and One Hope Ministries. The assembly consisted of Travis speaking, a few select videos, and performances by Full Circle...

Hello, Harriet!

Hello, Harriet!

Abby Stiner, Editor/ Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under News

In the near future, when you look at a $20 bill, you won’t see the face of Andrew Jackson anymore. On April 20th, the Treasury Department announced that Harriet Tubman will be the new face on the $20 bill. Jackson will not be completely removed, however. He will appear on the back and be incorporated...

Meet Your 2016 Mr. Perfect Panther Contestants

Meet Your 2016 Mr. Perfect Panther Contestants

April 6, 2016


Filed under News, Spotlight

Mr. Perfect Panther is a program started in 1984 by the Kayettes. As a service club, the purpose of the project is not only to recognize eight senior guys, but to raise proceeds for medical expenses, which go to local community members in need. The proceeds of the show will go to the Royal Family Kids...

New Equipment Makes Learning Fun!

New Equipment Makes Learning Fun!

Brittani Weers, Editor/Writer

March 20, 2016


Filed under News

In Mr. Botzung’s Anatomy and Physiology classes, students have had the opportunity to get hands on with new models and medical equipment that was purchased with a grant from Cox Communications. Mr. Botzung has always tried to involve hands-on and lab experiences in classes, and this new equipment helps hi...

Panthers vs. Broncos: Super Bowl 50

Panthers vs. Broncos: Super Bowl 50

Brittani Weers, Writer

January 30, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

The NFL’s biggest event of the year is 8 days away! Super Bowl 50 will be held in Santa Clara, California on February 7, 2016, as the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos meet head to head. The Broncos ended the regular season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses. The Panthers carried on the reg...

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