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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. ...

Student Band’s Rise to Fame

Mollie Phillips, Reporter

October 7, 2019

"Rage Against Reality" is a student led band that includes Ethan Reneau, drummer; Thain Bowman, bass; and Gavin Young, vocal and guitar. The idea was born back in Reneau and Young's middle school days- the only problem was finding another member and getting them to stay. The band practices at the ag buildi...

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 ...

VSCO/TikTok Tuesday

Marissa Garcia, Reporter

September 18, 2019

It's time to get into the spirit once again! This week is Spirit Week! Tuesday was VSCO/TikTok Day. Students dressed in long tees, short shorts and Crocs along with having one or more scrunchies in their hair or on their wrist. Now what exactly is a VSCO girl? A VSCO girl is your stereotypical cauca...

Vending Different Drinks

Marissa Garcia, Reporter

September 17, 2019

During the summer months, the school received new vending machines. The old vending machines were big, bulky, and worked only half the time. They would take money but often would not give the students their drink even if they were in stock. The updated vending machines provide a new selection of drinks for ...

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...

Homecoming Court Announced

Homecoming Court Announced

September 12, 2019

At the Homecoming Pep Assembly this morning, the student body of GBHS was introduced to the King and Queen candidates and their attendants. Valarie Luna & Gabriel Balderrama.  Valarie is the daughter of Pamela & Daniel Luna.  She is a member of pep club and plays volleyball. She plans to ...

The Red Hot Chili Supper

Marissa Garcia, Reporter

September 12, 2019

On September 20th, Great Bend High School will be having its yearly Chili Supper. The band, orchestra and choir groups have been doing this event for decades, and the community comes to expect it annually before the homecoming game. Central Kitchen will cook the chili, while local businesses such as ...

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