Panther Tales

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

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

Caitlin Schmitt, Writer

April 20, 2017

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

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

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

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 9, 2016

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

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

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

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

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...

GBHS Students Celebrate Anniversary of ‘High School Musical’

GBHS Students Celebrate Anniversary of ‘High School Musical’

Abby Stiner

January 28, 2016

Ten years ago, the world was introduced to songs like “Breaking Free”, “Stick to the Status Quo”, and “Get’cha Head in the Game”. We met Troy Bolton, the star basketball player at East High, Gabriella Montez, the brainy newcomer, Sharpay Evans, the girl who loves being in the spotlight, C...

Considering Dropping Out? Think Again!

Considering Dropping Out? Think Again!

Caitlin Schmitt, Writer

January 23, 2016

It’s no secret that dropping out isn’t necessarily a good thing. Every year over 1.2 million students drop out of high school just in the United States. That’s a student every 26 seconds. Although the dropout rate has dropped by 3% between 1990 and 2010, it’s still a real problem. If you’re thi...

I Can’t Dance!!

I Can’t Dance!!

Abby Stiner, Editor/Writer

January 20, 2016

If you went to Hollyball, you heard popular songs from today, but you did not see many kids dancing. Was it because students just weren’t feeling the music or because they did not know how to dance to it? Mr. Moore came up with a solution for one of these problems. Mr. Moore has proposed the idea of having a ...

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