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The Inspiration Behind Spirit Week

The Inspiration Behind Spirit Week

Mollie Phillips, Reporter

September 20, 2019

Spirit Week has been a tradition in many schools, including Great Bend High School, for quite some time. From crazy clothes to movie characters, students always find creative ways of showing their school spirit. Spirit Week also means homecoming week at Great Bend, so the school is always buzzing with exc...

Area 51 Raid

Area 51 Raid

Isaiah Smith

September 19, 2019

The viral meme that has hit the internet could possibly turn into reality, as an online petition has over 2 million people signed to storm the secret U.S. Government location, Area 51. With this sworn petition to swarm Area 51, it makes everything even more exciting because it might all go down tomorr...

A New Tradition Added to the Pep Assembly

A New Tradition Added to the Pep Assembly

Bayle Sandy, Reporter

September 13, 2019

The pep club at the Great Bend High School has counted on multiple traditions each year when hosting the pep assemblies. At this event, there is always a certain time for the cheerleading squad to lead the school in the cheers, and there is an order in which the sports are recognized. The assembly is...

Meet the New Band Director: Grant Mathews

Meet the New Band Director: Grant Mathews

Mollie Phillips, Reporter

September 12, 2019

  Mr. Mark DeWald has been a very respected band director for Great Bend High School for the past eleven years. After his retirement, it was time for a new chapter in the lives of the charismatic band members. Mr. Grant Mathews was introduced to the group as the new director before the end of...

Students of the Week

Isaiah Smith

September 3, 2019

  Aubrey Smith As a first year teacher at the school, Aubrey has always been cheerful and a big help in class when anything extra is needed to be done. I have counted on her and others to help with odd jobs in the room after their homework is completed. She is always willing to assis...

Prom 2019: Making some Final Memories

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

April 22, 2019

Last Saturday the GBHS Seniors and Juniors celebrated their 2019 prom in style with the theme being Phantom of the Opera. The dance started at 8 p.m. and continued on until 11 p.m. in the gym. Prom is one of the last things that all of the seniors do all together before graduation and is also something...

FBLA 2019 State Competition

FBLA 2019 State Competition

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

April 9, 2019

Last week the GBHS Future Business Leaders of America members went to Topeka for three days to compete in State Competition. This three day trip consisted of not only testing, speaking, and presentation events, but also traveling around Topeka and having fun. One thing that the FBLA members got to do...

What is Mr. Perfect Panther?

What is Mr. Perfect Panther?

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

March 27, 2019

Last Friday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium was the annual Mr. Perfect Panther competition hosted by the GBHS Kayettes. The theme for this year was fairytailes. Mr. Perfect Panther is a competition where boys from this years senior class compete in various categories to be able to win the title of Mr. Perfect...

The Rhythm of GBHS

The Rhythm of GBHS

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

February 27, 2019

This year the Basketball Halftime show experienced a change that may go on for years to come. Starting this year the drum line made an appearance for one of the halftime shows for the boys basketball game. The GBHS drumline is well known for playing during the football games and getting the student section...

Girls Basketball Going for the Win

Girls Basketball Going for the Win

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

February 6, 2019

This Friday the Lady Panthers basketball team will travel to Garden City to hopefully bring back a win for GBHS. While this has not been the best season for the girls basketball team the lady panthers have not stopped trying their best and having fun. “The team gets ready by trying to loosen up and...

The All Star Basketball Players of GBHS

The All Star Basketball Players of GBHS

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

January 22, 2019

This year’s annual All star Basketball competition happened yesterday with a large turnout. Every year Kayettes hold All Star Basketball to raise food for the local food bank. Last year there was more than 200 food items collected. This years goal is to pass that. All Star Basketball is a basketball...

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