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The School Spirit of GBHS

The School Spirit of GBHS

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlight, Student Life

For the past few years in the announcements the students of GBHS have heard about the student section being rated for their school spirit. Sometimes being rated in the top 5 with the about of school pride that GBHS have it’s not shocking that these themes have such a good amount of students participating....

2018-19 Students of the Week

2018-19 Students of the Week

September 19, 2018


Filed under Panther Success, Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

  Blake Penka "Blake has shown great leadership in Advisory. He sets a good example for underclassmen and helps motivate kids to do the activities." -Mr. Hofflinger   Jessica Nieto "Jessica is always positive and is working hard to make sure her Senior year is great!" -Mr. Le...

Better for the School?

Better for the School?

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

This year the security of GBHS has been taken to all new levels. In previous years cameras were installed outside requiring students to ring the bell in order to enter the school. While other security installments caused some grumble among students there was at least some level of understanding. This...

Farewell, Great Bend High School

Farewell, Great Bend High School

Rossiel Reyes, Reporter

May 15, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

I started out high school confused with what I wanted to do and excited for what was to come. I remember hearing teachers and upperclassmen saying that high school would fly by, but I never listened to them. Now, as I count down the days towards graduation, I realize that what they had told me was absol...

Senior Reflection: Eli Hutchinson

Senior Reflection: Eli Hutchinson

May 14, 2018


Filed under Panther Success, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

May has arrived, and so has the time to finish up homework, exams, and essays in earnest to ensure that I pass my classes and walk the stage for graduation. The four year trek through high school has been a journey of learning, new experiences, responsibilities, and freedoms. Looking back, the years seem to...

My Time at GBHS

My Time at GBHS

Edith Solorzano, reporter

May 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

My high school experience has been a mix of many things. Starting off as being ordinary, my only motivation during my freshmen year was to be able to pass all my classes. As the years progressed I became more involved with the school making my life a little more chaotic but in a good way. Unfortunatel...

Variety Show

Variety Show

Rossiel Reyes, Reporter

May 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Clubs & Activities, News, Showcase, Student Life

Friday 11th and Saturday 12th at 7:00 pm, the music department will be having their annual Variety Show. After countless hours of preparation, many students are excited to finally open for the big show.  In the show, upperclassmen from the music department have the option to perform skits, solos, ens...

GBHS Speech Student is State Champion

GBHS Speech Student is State Champion

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

The 5A State Speech Tournament was held at Valley Center High School on Saturday, May 5. Junior Jalyn Lear was State Champion in Prose Interpretation. Lear received all first places in Finals by all of the judges. Four Great Bend High School forensics students competed in two events each and placed Tenth...

2017-18: Students of the Week

2017-18:  Students of the Week

April 30, 2018


Filed under Panther Success, Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

  Nautika Richards "Nautika has grown so much this year. She has worked hard to excel in English assignments and effective communication. She is often labeled as a quiet and shy person, but Nautika has spoken up a lot this year and used her voice to express brilliance in topics duri...

GBHS Speech Team Qualifies One to National Tournament as Coach Watson is Inducted to Coach’s Hall of Fame and Kim Heath Receives Recognition as Volunteer of the Year

GBHS Speech Team Qualifies One to National Tournament as Coach Watson is Inducted to Coach’s Hall of Fame and Kim Heath Receives Recognition as Volunteer of the Year

Edith Solorzano and Sayler Peplinski

April 26, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Panther Success, Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

The Great Bend High School speech team competed at the District National Qualifying Speech Tournament held at Buhler High School this past Friday and Saturday, April 20th and 21st, Sophomore Patrick Heath qualified to the National Tournament in Informative Speaking by placing 2nd.  All f...

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