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Staff Spotlight Series

Staff Spotlight Series

Caitlin Schmitt, Writer

February 2, 2016


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Starting this February, I am doing a spotlight series on staff that I feel often go unnoticed or under appreciated. Great Bend High is a good sized school, which means there are a lot of staff members and it might be easy to miss a few, but there are dozens of awesome people I’ve talked to one on ...

February Birthdays!

February Birthdays!

February 1, 2016


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This month, take a moment to wish these students a very happy birthday! 2/1         Mikayla R Bownes 2/1         Aaron M Schultz 2/1         Nydia Kimberly Zubia 2/2         Kourtney Adams 2/3         Andrew Glen Curtright 2/3         Randa M. Taylor ...

Students of the Week – Alexandria Snyder & Jose Batres

Students of the Week – Alexandria Snyder & Jose Batres

January 28, 2016


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Alex has shown great work ethic and a positive attitude this year as she works towards achieving personal goals.  She is a hardworker and always completes tasks and projects with self-motivation and drive.  I have very much enjoyed working with Alex and look forward to seeing what she accomplishes...

Students of the Week – Keaton Sander & Lexi Ratcliff

Students of the Week – Keaton Sander & Lexi Ratcliff

January 20, 2016


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Keaton is a very polite, well-mannered young man.  He is respectful and responsible.  He works well with others, is able to assist them when necessary, and contributes in all cooperative settings. Lexi brightens our class with her cheerful attitude.  She is very excited to learn and share.  She is a leader an...

Students of the Week – Andrew Wettengel & Xitlaly Espino

Students of the Week – Andrew Wettengel & Xitlaly Espino

January 14, 2016


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I have Andrew in Advisory and I have found myself the past couple of weeks commenting to him that he is the most positive young man I have met in a long time.  He has never been negative in my class.  No matter what we are talking about/doing he sees the bright side or encourages his classmates.  ...

Meet Your 2016 Winter Homecoming Candidates

Meet Your 2016 Winter Homecoming Candidates

Abby Stiner

January 12, 2016


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    Morgan Kottas: Activities: Volleyball, Softball, Basketball, Kayettes, FBLA, NHS, Pep Club Favorite Movie: Straight Outta Compton Favorite Food: Pizza Favorite Song: Here by Alessia Cara Ian McGilber: Activities: Madrigals, A Capella Favorite Movie: Hot Rod ...

January Birthdays!

January Birthdays!

P.T. Staff

January 4, 2016


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This month, take a moment to wish these students a very happy birthday! 1/1         Dylan M. Baxter 1/1         Emma Cape 1/1         Kelsey N Ford 1/1         Kylie R Ford 1/1         Adan Hernandez 1/2         Donovan D Paden 1/2 ...

Students of the Week – Alex Deist & Gladis Arellanes

Students of the Week – Alex Deist & Gladis Arellanes

December 14, 2015


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Alex always comes into the library ready for whatever I have for him to do and a big smile!  He has also helped outside school time with other projects for cheer and pep club.  I know I could ask Alex for anything, and he would do his best to make it happen. Gladis always comes to cla...

Students of the Week – Anson Hall & Destiny Sanchez

Students of the Week – Anson Hall & Destiny Sanchez

December 7, 2015


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Mr. Hall has worked very hard in his Physics class. He really has put a lot of work, effort, and time to do well. He is in early if he needs help, asks questions, and helps his peers without hesitation. He has made great strides in my class by sticking with the material and overcoming the di...

Students of the Week – Quinton Elliott & Monica Garza

Students of the Week – Quinton Elliott & Monica Garza

December 2, 2015


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Mrs. Negaard was sharing with me that one of her advisory students recognized Quinton for his leadership qualities.  Mrs. Negaard And I (Mrs. Batman)both agreed that Quinton is a strong student who exhibits excellent leadership skills.  We feel that Quinton is well deserving of this award.  He is...

December Birthdays!

December Birthdays!

December 2, 2015


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This month, take a moment to wish these students a very happy birthday! 12/1       Shaley K. Sciacca 12/1       Luis A Sepulveda 12/2       Kiara Bethel 12/2       Kyle L Clasen 12/2       Reina M Zendejas 12/3       Sean D Hunt 12/3       Makayla J Loflan...

America’s Got Talent…So Does GBHS!!

America’s Got Talent…So Does GBHS!!

Berenice Ochoa, Writer

November 19, 2015


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Sure, America's got talent, but one doesn't have to look too far to find talent in the halls of GBHS as well. Our own classmate are producing, publishing and touring. During the summer of 2015, Abby MacKinney, Blayne Buehler, and the McGilber Bros. had made their music on iTunes and Soundcloud. F...

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