Panther Tales

The All Star Basketball Players of GBHS

The All Star Basketball Players of GBHS

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

January 22, 2019


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

This year’s annual All star Basketball competition happened yesterday with a large turnout. Every year Kayettes hold All Star Basketball to raise food for the local food bank. Last year there was more than 200 food items collected. This years goal is to pass that. All Star Basketball is a basketball...

Making Memories

Making Memories

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

The school year is halfway done and seniors just can’t wait until the end of the year. Counting down the days until they can walk across the stage and accept their diploma is something that the class of 2019 has been looking forward to since August. Even though the seniors are ready to leave GBHS that...

Hollyball 2018

Hollyball 2018

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

December 20, 2018


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

Around school you can hear last minute plans being made this week that students look forward to every winter. Kayette board members started setting up the decorations and hanging the gossamer on the walls for Hollyball on Monday. The head chairs and committee have been working on Hollyball for months...

The 2018 FBLA Craft Festival

The 2018 FBLA Craft Festival

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

November 16, 2018


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

Last Saturday the Future Business Leaders of America held their 14th annual craft festival. Along with the craft festival the FBLA members also had a Bake Sale selling baked goods that the members made themselves. From cookies to cakes members brought in what they spent their hard earned time on to sell...

One Quarter Down Three to Go

One Quarter Down Three to Go

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spotlight, Student Life

It’s crazy to think that the first quarter of the year is already over. It seems like yesterday it was the first day of school and everyone was already for summer to come back around. How can the year go by so fast? Sports seasons have come and gone and others are still going strong like football and...

A Cloud Over the GBHS Tennis Team?

A Cloud Over the GBHS Tennis Team?

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlight, Student Life

Recently due to the weather many sporting event have been effected on how well they play or if they even get to play at all. The ones affected the most because of the weather are the GBHS Girls Tennis team has already been forced to cancel one meet and several practices. Some people may think that even...

The GBHS 2018 Halftime Show

The GBHS 2018 Halftime Show

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

September 20, 2018


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

Last Wednesday the GBHS Marching Band and Drumline went to the State Fair to be rated on this year's halftime show with the theme of John Williams Songs. Practicing since early August for the band, and early July for the Drumline, shows how much dedication they have to be as great as they can be. The...

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....

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...

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...

The Kayette Board of 2018-19

The Kayette Board of 2018-19

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

April 12, 2018


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

The applications are out and the opportunity to become a part of the Great Bend High School Kayette Board has begun. As many people know, the GBHS Kayette chapter is the largest in the state with over 250 members. To help with organizing the events that the Kayettes participate in, there is a board made...

Another Year at State for GBHS FBLA

Another Year at State for GBHS FBLA

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

April 6, 2018


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

Last week the GBHS FBLA sent 17 students to Topeka KS, to compete in competition to see who would be advancing to Nationals. From Business Communications to Personal Finance FBLA members had the chance to do so well that they could move on to state. Jalyn Lear, a first year FBLA participant for GBHS,...

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