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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. ...

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...

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