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Area 51 Raid

Area 51 Raid

Isaiah Smith

September 19, 2019

The viral meme that has hit the internet could possibly turn into reality, as an online petition has over 2 million people signed to storm the secret U.S. Government location, Area 51. With this sworn petition to swarm Area 51, it makes everything even more exciting because it might all go down tomorr...

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 ...

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...

Dropping into Some New Drop-Off Rules

Marissa Garcia, Reporter

September 6, 2019

On September 3rd, 2019, new traffic laws were implemented at Great Bend High School. The rules state that "drivers are not permitted to stop, stand, or park on Morton Street where the curb is yellow or blocking any private driveway" and that "drivers are not permitted to stop, stand, or park  on the...

Open House

Open House

Bayle Sandy, Reporter

September 5, 2019

Every year, the Great Bend High School holds an Open House to allow students' parents/guardians the opportunity to get acclimated to what their child goes through on a daily basis. This year the Open House was a hit: many parents and students came to the meal at 5:30 p.m. and then continued to go ...

Why a Two-Day Advisory?

Why a Two-Day Advisory?

Lucy Mitchell

September 5, 2019

Any changing of schedule can often be terrifying for the students of Great Bend High School, and the 2019-2020 school year’s change to the advisory period is no exception. During the 2018-2019 school year, the advisory period was a daily 30-minute class dedicated to giving students a chance to tal...

Labor Day

Bayle Sandy, Reporter

August 30, 2019

Since 1894, Labor Day has been recognized as a federal holiday and has been celebrated on the first Monday in September. It was created by the labor movement back in the late 19th century as a peaceful way to protest for better working conditions. Today, we have this time off to honor the contributions...

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...

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...

GBHS teacher inducted into the West Kansas NSDA Hall of Fame

GBHS teacher inducted into the West Kansas NSDA Hall of Fame

Rossiel Reyes, Reporter

April 10, 2018

The West Kansas Chapter of the National Speech and Debate Association is proud to announce the induction of Barbara Watson, of Great Bend High School, into the West Kansas NSDA Hall of Fame. This is the highest recognition a speech and debate adviser can achieve in the West Kansas District Honor Soci...

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