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Variety Show

Variety Show

Rossiel Reyes, Reporter

May 11, 2018


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

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


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

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


Filed under Clubs & Activities, News, Panther Success, Showcase, Spotlight

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...

Throwback: A walk down memory lane

Throwback: A walk down memory lane

Rossiel Reyes, Reporter

March 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Clubs & Activities, News, Showcase, Spotlight, Uncategorized

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...

Pi Day

Pi Day

Caleb Romo, Designer

March 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In honor of Pi Day, we surveyed the student's of GBHS to find out what their favorite pie is. Pumpkin Pie -   17.5% Apple Pie      -    15.3% Cherry Pie    -    12.4% Key Lime Pie -  6.8% Pecan Pie    -     11.3% Blueberry Pie - 5.1% Pot Pie        -     2.8%

The Debate on Gun Control

The Debate on Gun Control

Eli Hutchinson

March 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Spotlight

When you think of mass shootings, the first thing to come to mind is probably the 1999 school shooting at Columbine High School, the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy, or the 2012 Aurora Colorado shooting in a cinema. The most recent and troubling firearm atrocity is the February 14th mass shooting...

Athletes moving on to bigger things

Athletes moving on to bigger things

Rossiel Reyes, Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under News, Panther Success, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

These past year seniors, Aaron Clark, Carley Brack, Rodrigo Miranda, and Kerby Depenbusch have officially signed to play football, play basketball, play tennis, and run respectively. From participating in these sports when they were freshman in high school to now planning to participate as freshman in c...

Kansas Day: a day to celebrate

Kansas Day: a day to celebrate

Rossiel Reyes, Reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase, Spotlight, Uncategorized

What is Kansas day? Kansas day is a holiday that Kansans celebrate in order to remember the day Kansas was admitted into the USA as a state. As Kansans, we should be proud to be from such a great state and the date, January 29th, should resonate as a date to celebrate. So, because of this special day...

Martin Luther King Jr Day

Martin Luther King Jr Day

Edith Solorzano, reporter

January 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Spotlight

On the third Monday of January of each year we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr day. MLK was a civil rights leader from mid 1950’s up to his assassination in 1968. He desired for human rights and equality for African Americans. Elena Tobada said, “I think MLK helped shape America in many ways and ...

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...

Trick-or-treating in a Winter Wonderland!

Trick-or-treating in a Winter Wonderland!

P.T. Staff, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

YES! This is happening right now!!!  Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Have a safe and warm Halloween night. Picture by Haley Lightfoot...

GBHS Debate Places 1st Overall

GBHS Debate Places 1st Overall

Mrs. Watson

October 30, 2017


Filed under Clubs & Activities, News, Panther Success, Showcase

Hoxie High School has not hosted a Debate tournament for 18 years and our team placed first in sweepstakes. What a feeling to know we left an impact in Hoxie for the first time since 1999. “I am proud of all and appreciate this tournament and the opportunity show them we are Great Bend,” said Geoffrey...

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