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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Lucy Mitchell, Reporter

January 20, 2020

On the third Monday of January, the renowned, nonviolent activist Martin Luther King Jr. is celebrated for his contributions to the civil rights movement. It is hard to imagine a time without the holiday, having been a part of many lives since its introduction as a federal holiday. However, the holiday...

They Gave Us a Snow Day: Another Poem

They Gave Us a Snow Day: Another Poem

CJ Gibson, Editor

January 17, 2020

Twas January 17, a day covered in ice, Everyone expecting the choices not to be nice. The roads were all slick, and the cars frozen closed. Though forecasts looked grim, Great Bend already knows 428 has no snow days, none in our town, As those in charge drive in raised trucks all around. And...

Festive Attire Day

Laura Daniel, Reporter

December 20, 2019

  On Friday, December 20, the students and staff dressed up for Festive Attire Day before winter break.

PJ Day

Laura Daniel, Reporter

December 19, 2019

  Thursday, December 19 the students and staff of GBHS (Great Bend High School) are dressed up in pajamas for the festivities before Christmas break.

Give Us More Snow Days: A Poem

Give Us More Snow Days: A Poem

Lucy Mitchell

December 16, 2019

  Twas December 16th, a day filled with snow The streets were all white, and the ice was aglow. As great as it looked, no peace was long held Cars slid and slipped and were otherwise compelled To avoid these white streets that were now a nuisance; The issues that followed ...

Changes Throughout Makeup’s History

Laura Daniel, Reporter

December 3, 2019

Makeup has been used for thousands of years. There have been many different makeup trends over the years. Makeup trends have changed throughout the decades. In the 1900s, the women used red lipstick and bright red or pink blush. Women used very little eyeliner in the 1910s. In the 1980s, makeup was...

Nintendon’t Do This To Your Franchise – Senioritis

Nintendon’t Do This To Your Franchise – Senioritis

November 29, 2019

For those of you who aren't die-hard Pokémon fans, a new "generation" came out on November 15. These two games, called Pokémon Sword & Shield, excited fans because they were the first main series Pokémon games to be on the Nintendo Switch, giving the series room to grow on its superior hardware....

2019 Math Relays

2019 Math Relays

Bayle Sandy, Reporter

November 26, 2019

The 41st annual Math Relays, hosted by the Mathematics and the Computer Science Departments at Fort Hays University, was held on Thursday, Nov. 14. In order to show off its students' math skills, GBHS brought eighteen students to compete at this rigorous tournament. With over 600 students from 1A to...

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...

Renaissance Festival

Mollie Phillips, Reporter

October 15, 2019

The Renaissance Festival, or "Ren Fest," is an annual festival held in Kansas City devoted to activities, food, competitions, and more, all themed after the Renaissance period. Members of the high school Drama Club went down to to participate in Ren Fest last weekend. When asked what she thought of the...

Reality U: Welcome to the Real World

Reality U: Welcome to the Real World

Isaiah Smith

October 11, 2019

Every year, volunteers from all over Great Bend come together for one day in the new gym of the middle school to teach 8th graders what the real world could be like when they grow up. From taking care of a kid to getting car insurance, the students are taught important life skills through this program. ...

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