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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 ...

Winter Homecoming 2018

Winter Homecoming 2018

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

January 10, 2018


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

Mindy Wittig What day of spirit week are you looking forward to most? -The Spirit day I am looking forward to the most is Red and Black, because everyone can participate and show their school spirit What was your reaction when you found out that you were nominated? -When I found out I was nominated, I was...

2017-18: Students of the Week

2017-18:  Students of the Week

January 9, 2018


Filed under Panther Success, Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

  Kerby Depenbusch "Kerby is one of the most polite and courteous young men I know. He thinks of others before himself, works hard in class, always greets those he passes in the hallway, and even opens doors for ladies!" -Ms. Strickland      Savannah Kennon "Sa...

Throwback: Math, The Hardest Subject Ever

Throwback: Math, The Hardest Subject Ever

edith solorzano, Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

In an article in the 1975 GBHS Panther Tales, it discussed  how mathematics was a difficult subject for students. No matter how good you are with numbers there are times when math is a hard subject to tackle, a reason on why math can be so hard according to the 1975 article is because, “if you miss a ba...

Throwback; The Drummers of GBHS

Throwback; The Drummers of GBHS

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

October 19, 2017


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

In the issue of the 1985 Panther Tales an article speaks of how well known and heard percussion is in the halls of GBHS. This still has not changed with the crowds cheering every time the Great Bend High School Drumline finishes their feature: What Shall We Do. This is the first year that the Drumline...

Friday The 13th

Friday The 13th

Sayler Peplinski, Reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

For as long as people can remember friday the 13th has been known as one of the unluckiest days that a person can have, but why is this day known to be so unlucky? There are multiple theories as to why this day is known to be so unlucky, in the Christian religion theories on Friday the 13th are that...

Throwback; Pantastrophie

Throwback; Pantastrophie

edith solorzano, reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

Dress codes have changed drastically since the seventies. From girls only wearing skirts to boys always having a cleanly shaven face. We can all agree that the dress code back then was way more strict than today's. Girls wearing pants was a big story topic here at GBHS. In the 1970-1971 Panther Tales...

GBHS Debate Places 1st & 2nd

Mrs. Watson

October 9, 2017


Filed under Clubs & Activities, News, Panther Success, Spotlight, Student Life

The Great Bend High School Debate Squad brought 2 debate teams to the Sterling debate tournament on Saturday, October 7. The teams placed first and second overall in the junior varsity division. Patrick Heath and Bayle Sandy placed first overall with the perfect 5–0 win/loss record.  Jazmin...

New Year, New Panther Tales

New Year, New Panther Tales

Sayler Peplinski, Reporter

September 1, 2017


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

Welcome back Panthers to another exciting year at GBHS! This years newspaper staff has undergone changes to help us improve and give the Panther Tales an all new image. From a staff of three to a staff of six the year is already looking up. We have moved rooms, and have added new people to our staff...

Student Spotlight: Hunter Sporn

Student Spotlight:  Hunter Sporn

Savanna Purl, Reporter

April 28, 2017


Filed under Spotlight, Student Life

GREAT BEND - Hunter Sporn, freshman at Great Bend High School, hunts deer every fall so he can make deer jerky. He and his father, Rusty Sporn, enjoy being outdoors and like the challenge of the hunt. “It's a challenge because you don't want to miss, if you miss they run off and you have to wait ...

Oh the places you’ll go.. this Christmas

Oh the places you’ll go.. this Christmas

Caitlin Schmitt, Editor/Writer

December 19, 2016


Filed under Spotlight, Student Life

Christmas break is exciting to students across the nation for many reasons. One big reason is finals are over and you passed (or failed) your classes for the semester! Another is no school which includes no homework, no dealing with peers and sleeping in. I sent out two surveys to the students of GBHS...

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