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Panther Pajama Jam!

Panther Pajama Jam!

November 1, 2019

The first playoff game for the Great Bend Panthers kicks off on the first of November. It is going to be held at the Great Bend Memorial Stadium with high temperatures of of 50 degrees to low temperatures of 22 degrees. Though the seats and fans are going to be chilly, it is pajama night, so you can...

Haunted Refrigerator Night

Haunted Refrigerator Night

CJ Gibson and Lucy Mitchell

October 31, 2019

Every October 31st, the 2nd spookiest day of the year occurs: Halloween. You may freeze at the thought of an even more dark, spooky day, and you would be justified in doing so. In fact, the spookiest day is not October 31st, but October 30th: Haunted Refrigerator Night. That's right, the most terrif...

Breaking the Record

Breaking the Record

Bayle Sandy, Reporter

October 24, 2019

After several years of weight lifting, Senior Joanna Sanchez finally achieved her goal of breaking a school record. Last Thursday on October 10th, Sanchez broke the school record with a back squat lift of 310 lbs. The previous record of 300lb had been unbeatable since 2004, so this just shows Sanchez's...

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Mollie Phillips, Reporter

October 22, 2019

Ms. Mulch, the lovely librarian at Great Bend High School, hosts an open mic night occasionally in the high school library. Open Mic Night has been held since the early 2000's. Ms. Mulch says, "Our students and staff are so talented and brave and cool, and I'm so impressed with their abilities." Students...

How Many Cans Can a Can Van Cram if a Can Van Could Cram Cans?

How Many Cans Can a Can Van Cram if a Can Van Could Cram Cans?

CJ Gibson

October 16, 2019

"Cram the Van" is a competition between schools in USD 428 of which school can donate the most non-perishable food items. Great Bend High School will be competing against the other schools in the district for a grand prize of $500 provided by Hiss Sherman Wealth Management, followed by $300 to the 2nd...

The Impact of the DDoS Attack

The Impact of the DDoS Attack

Bayle Sandy

October 4, 2019

In the last few days, many students and staff had noticed that the network connection at the high school was incredibly slow. The almost nonexistent internet speed had impacted the teachers' lesson plans and forced them to use other sources besides the Chromebooks given to students to complete assignments....

Students of the Week

Marissa Garcia, Reporter

October 1, 2019

Miranda Long "Even though she has had a rough start this year, she is always working hard. She brings a smile on her face every morning. She is always willing to give to others in need."   Trey Buffington "Since school has started, Trey shows up early ready to learn each day. He is hel...

Students of the Week

Marissa Garcia, Reporter

September 24, 2019

Hayden Ensley "Hayden has been very helpful in handing back work and asks clarifying questions that are helpful to all" - Mr. Lewis Blake Agnew "Even though I haven't had Blake in class since he was a freshman, I am continually amazed by his kindness to his peers and teachers. He goes out ...

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...

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