Panther Tales

Changes Throughout Makeup’s History

Laura Daniel, Reporter

December 3, 2019

Makeup has been used for thousands of years. There have been many different makeup trends over the years. Makeup trends have changed throughout the decades. In the 1900s, the women used red lipstick and bright red or pink blush. Women used very little eyeliner in the 1910s. In the 1980s, makeup was...

Nintendon’t Do This To Your Franchise – Senioritis

Nintendon’t Do This To Your Franchise – Senioritis

November 29, 2019

For those of you who aren't die-hard Pokémon fans, a new "generation" came out on November 15. These two games, called Pokémon Sword & Shield, excited fans because they were the first main series Pokémon games to be on the Nintendo Switch, giving the series room to grow on its superior hardware....

Great Bend Debaters Stay Busy!

November 25, 2019

Over the last two weekends, the Great Bend Debate team has been representing at Buhler on the 16th and Haven on the 23rd. In the novice division at Buhler, Adeline Dougherty and Katria Kindshcher won 3 rounds and lost 2. Skylar Fletcher and Dalton Ruble were in the open division and also won 3 and lost...

GBHS Debate Competition Results

GBHS Debate Competition Results

November 15, 2019

On November 9th, a small representation of the Great Bend High School Debate Squad competed at Salina Central’s Debate Tournament. In the junior varsity division, CJ Gibson and Malachi Wasson placed 5th. In the varsity division, Daniel Abbott and Patrick Heath placed 3rd. A different small group of...

Local JAG-K students attend Leadership Development Conference in Wichita

Local JAG-K students attend Leadership Development Conference in Wichita

November 6, 2019

WICHITA – Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) students from Great Bend High School attended the JAG-K Leadership Development Conference last week at Wichita State University. “The Leadership Development Conference is a great opportunity for our students to attend presentations on topics...

Panther Debate Victorious at Boot Hill Classic in Dodge City

Panther Debate Victorious at Boot Hill Classic in Dodge City

November 5, 2019

Young debaters excelled at the Boot Hill Classic in Dodge City on Saturday, November 2nd. Great Bend High School took home the sweepstakes trophy by having the best combined record across both the varsity and novice divisions. While there were eight schools entered in the tournament, it became clear...

Panther Jazz Band Students Headed to SWKMEA

Panther Jazz Band Students Headed to SWKMEA

November 5, 2019

The Panther Band had three students selected to the SWKMEA (Southwest Kansas Music Educators Association) District Honor Jazz Band.  The students, all members of the Panther Jazz Band, that will attend are Dalton Dicks on Trombone, Sienna Cauley on Bass, and August Siefkes on Piano.  They will travel...

Panther Pajama Jam!

Panther Pajama Jam!

November 1, 2019

The first playoff game for the Great Bend Panthers kicks off on the first of November. It is going to be held at the Great Bend Memorial Stadium with high temperatures of of 50 degrees to low temperatures of 22 degrees. Though the seats and fans are going to be chilly, it is pajama night, so you can...

The “New” Kanye West

The “New” Kanye West

Mollie Phillips, Reporter

October 31, 2019

Kanye West is a popular American rapper who has made quite a change in his style of music. His brand new album "Jesus Is King" is a Christian album that is, according to West, "an expression of the gospel." The album features several different gospel and Christian singers. The album seems to be a success,...

Breaking the Record

Breaking the Record

Bayle Sandy, Reporter

October 24, 2019

After several years of weight lifting, Senior Joanna Sanchez finally achieved her goal of breaking a school record. Last Thursday on October 10th, Sanchez broke the school record with a back squat lift of 310 lbs. The previous record of 300lb had been unbeatable since 2004, so this just shows Sanchez's...

No School Friday

No School Friday

Mollie Phillips, Reporter

October 22, 2019

This Friday, October 25th, 2019, there will be no school because of parent teacher conferences. School will resume on Monday per usual.

Change for the Sports Banquet

October 21, 2019

Small changes are coming for the triennial sports banquet being held on November 4 at 6:30 p.m. The banquet is planned and decorated by the Panther Booster Club. The club is composed of parents of the school's student athletes. The banquet is held for at the end of each of the three sports seasons....

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