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1st-Team All-State Bowling Honors

1st-Team All-State Bowling Honors

Mollie Phillips, Reporter April 16, 2021

Great Bend High School students Bryce Moore and Paige Wagner won 1st- team all-state bowling honors this year! Congrats to both of them on this accomplishment!

Class of 2021 at the Homecoming pep assembly

Seniors Testimony’s to COVID

Isaiah Smith, Reporter April 7, 2021

This last year has been filled with challenges and uncertainty's, changing the world in ways no one could possibly imagine. It went from Australian fires, West Coast fires, Black lives matter movement,...

GBHS Forensics Students Continue Success in a Virtual World

GBHS Forensics Students Continue Success in a Virtual World

Special to Panther Tales February 2, 2021

  The Great Bend High School Forensics Team started another season strong, rounding up some medals while communicating and competing in a virtual format. "Our team has been busy preparing and...

Students Of The Week

Dathan Proffitt, Staff January 20, 2021

Another week of school provides another chance to honor two new students of the week: Maddix Pokorski and Mariana Castillo.  Maddix Pakorski is a sophomore this year, and his favorite thing about the...

Panther Debaters Bring Home Hardware from Clay Center

Panther Debaters Bring Home Hardware from Clay Center

Special to Panther Tales, Reporter December 7, 2020

Last weekend the Great Bend High Debaters competed in the Clay Center online debate invitational.  Twenty-four schools from across the state were represented.  The high school debaters faced competition...

Top to Bottom, Left to Right:  Ryan Armendariz & Dathan Proffitt, Katria Kindscher & Addy Dougherty, Angel Palacio & Thomas Henrikson, Xanna Smith & Raven Pafford-Marcum, Skylar Fletcher & Isaiah Smith, Olivia Roberson & Alondra Alvarez

GBHS Debaters Place at Inaugural Ad Astra Debate tournament

October 4, 2020

This past Saturday the Panther debate squad entered a virtual Varsity, JV, and Novice contest sponsored by Ad Astra Debate.  The Ad Astra organization was formed by coaches in Wichita to host contests...

Picture #1 – Sterling 3rd Place Sweepstakes team – Back row:  Patrick Heath, Hayden Honomichl, Bryce Hopkins, Dalton Ruble, Isaiah Smith, and Thain Bowman.  Front row: Malachi Wasson, Adeline Dougherty, Katria Kindscher, Bayle Sandy, and Kenia Balderrama

GBHS Forensics Team Stays Busy… and Successful!

February 10, 2020

Great Bend High School took home the third-place trophy on Saturday, February 8th, earning more points than 22 of the 24 other schools attending the Sterling High School Invitational Speech Tournament....

Back Row: Brooke Lewis, CJ Gibson, Isaiah Smith, Maddix Pokoroski, Malachi
Wasson, Dustin Emig, Dalton Dicks, Gavin Hirsch, Daniel Abbott Front Row: Xanna Smith, Adeline Dougherty, Breanne Allen, Skylar Fletcher, Katria Kindscher, Bayle Sandy

GBHS Debates World Issue at Model UN

January 28, 2020

Great Bend High School’s forensics team recently attended the annual Model United Nations Conference at Wichita State University. The conference was held in the Rhatigan Student Center on WSU’s campus....

Back Row:  Bryce Hopkins, Isaiah Smith, Malachi Wasson, Hayden Honomichl, Patrick Heath,
Maddix Pokoroski, CJ Gibson, Brooke Lewis.
Front Row:  Kenia Balderama, Bayle Sandy, Katria Kindscher, Adeline Dougherty, Breanne Allen and
Xanna Smith.

GBHS Forensics Team Takes 2nd at Kinsley

January 28, 2020

The Great Bend High School Panther Forensics team captured 2 nd in sweepstakes behind Buhler High School and brought home 14 individual medals this past weekend. The squad traveled to Kinsley for their...

A Weekend of Drama (Kansas Thespian Festival 2020)

A Weekend of Drama (Kansas Thespian Festival 2020)

CJ Gibson, Editor January 14, 2020

The Kansas Thespian Festival is an annual conference for drama students who have been inducted in the International Thespian Society, an honor reserved for students who have participated in over a hundred...

Bayle Sandy, Daniel Abbott, Patrick Heath, and Dalton Dicks

Four GBHS Students Named Semi-finalists in WSU Scholarship Competition

$64K Scholarship on the Line
December 10, 2019

Four Great Bend  High School seniors have been named semi-finalists in Wichita State University’s Harry Gore Memorial Scholarship competition. Each of these students will receive $4,000 to attend WSU. ...

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...

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