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The 2018 FBLA Craft Festival

The 2018 FBLA Craft Festival

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

Last Saturday the Future Business Leaders of America held their 14th annual craft festival. Along with the craft festival the FBLA members also had a Bake Sale selling baked goods that the members made themselves. From cookies to cakes members brought in what they spent their hard earned time on to sell...

One Quarter Down Three to Go

One Quarter Down Three to Go

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

It’s crazy to think that the first quarter of the year is already over. It seems like yesterday it was the first day of school and everyone was already for summer to come back around. How can the year go by so fast? Sports seasons have come and gone and others are still going strong like football and...

GBHS Debaters Win Both Divisions at Lyons Bring home 2nd place in Sweepstakes

GBHS Debaters Win Both Divisions at Lyons Bring home 2nd place in Sweepstakes

Mr. Heath

October 15, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

The wins keep piling up as the GBHS debate team earned first place in both the open and novice divisions and earned the second-place overall sweepstakes trophy at the Lyons Invitational Debate Tournament this weekend. Juniors, Patrick Heath and Bayle Sandy posted five wins and zero losses in the open...

Looking Back on our Childhoods

Looking Back on our Childhoods

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

October 4, 2018


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

It is a common thing to think back upon one’s childhood. One thing that many students may look back on is the tv shows and movies that they used to watch and how they affected their childhood and friendships that they made and still have today. Sidney Cooper a freshman at GBHS said “It gave me a...

Panther Debaters Claim Third Place at Hays

Panther Debaters Claim Third Place at Hays

Mr. Heath

October 2, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

HAYS, KS (09/29/18) —Varsity debaters Daniel Abbott and Patrick Heath teamed up to earn 4 th place medals and lead the GBHS debate squad to a third-place sweepstakes trophy at the Arrowhead Classic debate tournament held at Hays High School last Saturday. Five panther duos travelled to Hays for...

A Cloud Over the GBHS Tennis Team?

A Cloud Over the GBHS Tennis Team?

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlight, Student Life

Recently due to the weather many sporting event have been effected on how well they play or if they even get to play at all. The ones affected the most because of the weather are the GBHS Girls Tennis team has already been forced to cancel one meet and several practices. Some people may think that even...

GBHS Debate Team Kicks Off Season at Halstead Tournament

GBHS Debate Team Kicks Off Season at Halstead Tournament

Mr. Heath

September 24, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

Halstead— Sept. 16, 2018 — The coach is different, but the success is familiar as twelve GBHS debaters travelled to Halstead on Saturday to compete in the first debate tournament of the 2018 season. “I was really impressed with our debaters, particularly our novices, most of whom had never even...

The GBHS 2018 Halftime Show

The GBHS 2018 Halftime Show

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Showcase, Sports, Spotlight, Student Life

Last Wednesday the GBHS Marching Band and Drumline went to the State Fair to be rated on this year's halftime show with the theme of John Williams Songs. Practicing since early August for the band, and early July for the Drumline, shows how much dedication they have to be as great as they can be. The...

The School Spirit of GBHS

The School Spirit of GBHS

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlight, Student Life

For the past few years in the announcements the students of GBHS have heard about the student section being rated for their school spirit. Sometimes being rated in the top 5 with the about of school pride that GBHS have it’s not shocking that these themes have such a good amount of students participating....

2018-19 Students of the Week

2018-19 Students of the Week

September 19, 2018


Filed under Panther Success, Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

  Blake Penka "Blake has shown great leadership in Advisory. He sets a good example for underclassmen and helps motivate kids to do the activities." -Mr. Hofflinger   Jessica Nieto "Jessica is always positive and is working hard to make sure her Senior year is great!" -Mr. Le...

Better for the School?

Better for the School?

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

This year the security of GBHS has been taken to all new levels. In previous years cameras were installed outside requiring students to ring the bell in order to enter the school. While other security installments caused some grumble among students there was at least some level of understanding. This...

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