Panther Tales

Throwback; 30 Years in the Future

Throwback; 30 Years in the Future

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

In the December 22, 1987 issue of the GBHS Panther Tales, an article with the title of How will the teens of the eighties be remembered speaks about what teens from that year thought that they were going to be remembered for and what they were going to look back to later on in life. So exactly 30 years...

Throwback: The history of Girls’ and Boys’ State

Throwback: The history of Girls’ and Boys’ State

Rossiel Reyes, Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Showcase, Student Life

In the April 1986, edition of the Panther Tales, an article covers a story about the students participating in Girls’ and Boys’ State. Thirty-one years later the tradition to send boys and girls to both of these programs remains strong for Great Bend High School. This past summer Robert Frizell atte...

Trick-or-treating in a Winter Wonderland!

Trick-or-treating in a Winter Wonderland!

P.T. Staff, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

YES! This is happening right now!!!  Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Have a safe and warm Halloween night. Picture by Haley Lightfoot...

Senioritis

Senioritis

Edith Solorzano, reporter

October 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

October is coming to an end, the ACT is sneaking up, FAFSA opened up, and scholarship deadlines are close.This can cause students a lot of stress, which can ultimately lead to senioritis. Senioritis is characterized by the decline in motivation or performance of students in their senior year. Many seni...

The Best Pizza in Town?

The Best Pizza in Town?

Caleb Romo, Designer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Some like it hot, some like it cold, some like deep dish, and some like thin crust. A poll was sent out asking the students of GBHS what their favorite pizza places are, and the results are in. The majority of student said that best pizza in town can be found at Pizza Hut, then Casey’s Pizza, and ...

GBHS Debate Teams Place Again

GBHS Debate Teams Place Again

Mrs. Watson

October 23, 2017


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

The Great Bend high school debate squad competed at the Buhler Debate Tournament  on Saturday, October 21. Both debate teams placed at the tournament. Patrick Heath and Bayle Sandy placed third. Jazmin Castellanos and Geoffrey Pafford placed seventh. 27 schools competed at the tournament. Castellanos...

2017 Marching Band WAC

2017 Marching Band WAC

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

October 19, 2017


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

On Monday the 2017 marching band WAC competition was held in Hays and the GBHS Marching Band went and brought back a rating of a 2, “I'm okay with it, it wasn't our best show we could've done better, but I'm okay with it” said Priscilla Ramirez. Every section of the band is rated differently and...

Throwback; The Drummers of GBHS

Throwback; The Drummers of GBHS

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

October 19, 2017


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

In the issue of the 1985 Panther Tales an article speaks of how well known and heard percussion is in the halls of GBHS. This still has not changed with the crowds cheering every time the Great Bend High School Drumline finishes their feature: What Shall We Do. This is the first year that the Drumline...

JAG-K: America’s Future

JAG-K: America’s Future

Rossiel Reyes, Reporter

October 17, 2017


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

JAG-K stands for Jobs for America’s Graduates- Kansas. This non-profit organization helps prepare students with multiple barriers to success. Specifically, JAG- K prepares students for postsecondary education or entering the workforce directly. This year, Great Bend High School has decided to add this organ...

Friday The 13th

Friday The 13th

Sayler Peplinski, Reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

For as long as people can remember friday the 13th has been known as one of the unluckiest days that a person can have, but why is this day known to be so unlucky? There are multiple theories as to why this day is known to be so unlucky, in the Christian religion theories on Friday the 13th are that...

Throwback; Pantastrophie

Throwback; Pantastrophie

edith solorzano, reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

Dress codes have changed drastically since the seventies. From girls only wearing skirts to boys always having a cleanly shaven face. We can all agree that the dress code back then was way more strict than today's. Girls wearing pants was a big story topic here at GBHS. In the 1970-1971 Panther Tales...

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