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Students Of The Week

January 20, 2021

Another week of school provides another chance to honor two new students of the week: Maddix Pokorski and Mariana Castillo.  Maddix Pakorski is a sophomore this year, and his favorite thing about the...

Top 10 Most Watched Netflix Shows

Top 10 Most Watched Netflix Shows
January 12, 2021

With Netflix being the second most popular streaming service today, there are many different options of movies and series available. Netflix currently has over 13,900 titles. I am here today to show you...

Attractions in Great Bend

Attractions in Great Bend
January 5, 2021

While Great Bend may be a small town, there are many attractions here for people to try. Many people have heard of most of these, but here are some ideas of places to visit here in Great Bend. Firstly,...

Six Benefits of Having a Dog

Six Benefits of Having a Dog
December 7, 2020

Many people know the exciting reasons for getting a dog, but some people haven't heard the scientific reason why having a pet can be beneficial to teens and children. Many children at one point have begged...

Panther Debaters Bring Home Hardware from Clay Center

Panther Debaters Bring Home Hardware from Clay Center
December 7, 2020

Last weekend the Great Bend High Debaters competed in the Clay Center online debate invitational.  Twenty-four schools from across the state were represented.  The high school debaters faced competition...

The Importance of Positivity

The Importance of Positivity
December 4, 2020

Positivity is a word that is thrown around a lot in today's day and age. You hear "stay positive" or similar statements on social media, your community, or even your school, but what is the true meaning...

The Obsession With Vaping

The Obsession With Vaping
November 18, 2020

If you have been keeping up with trends on social media you have probably heard about e-cigarettes, better known as vapes. They have been an internet craze for a while now, but what is all the excitement...

Political Opinion: The Divided States of America. Bringing Civility into the Status Quo.

A House Divided - Painting by GBHS 2020 Graduate, Patrick Heath
November 16, 2020

      "You're @#$%$#& stupid!" "Do you talk to @!#%^# stupid people now?" These are some of the verbal assaults hurled my way because of my political stances. Whether you're a Republican, a Democrat,...

GBHS Speech and Debate Does Well Again

GBHS Speech and Debate Does Well Again
November 6, 2020

On November 6th, GBHS debate coach Mrs. Heath got a surprising certificate from The National Forensic League stating that Great Bend Speech and Debate was qualified for the 100 club. To qualify for the...

Halloween Door Decorating Contest 2020

Background of a spooky Halloween house with evil eyes in the sky
October 30, 2020

Great Bend High School's Student Council is putting on a door decorating contest for Halloween! The contest is for you and your connect class, and if you don't have a connect class, you can ask another...

Are Students Required to Recite the Pledge of Allegiance?

Students from Ramstein Middle School resite the Pledge of Allegiance during a commemoration ceremony, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sep. 9, 2011. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Sep. 11th attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brea Miller)
October 28, 2020

To pledge or not to pledge? That is the question. Every morning at 8:05, GBHS students are asked to dutifully stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance. But where did this tradition originate? In the...

“A Simpler Time” not So Simple to Produce Thanks to Covid

 Natalie Williams (Left) and Isaiah Smith (Right) practicing their lines for the play.
October 26, 2020

In this chaotic world, it’s nice to find an escape. These days it’s usually T.V. or movies. But the GBHS Drama Club, led by our very own Mrs. Holly Johnson, has been working hard on this year's fall...

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