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The School Spirit of GBHS

The School Spirit of GBHS

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

September 19, 2018

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

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

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

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

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,...

Pennies From NHS

Pennies From NHS

Sayler Peplinski, Reporter

March 13, 2018

Starting on March 1st, the Great Bend High School National Honor Society began their Pennies for Patients fundraiser. This year unlike previous years the money that will be raised will go to Kans for Kids. Which gives money to families who have a child that has cancer. Conor Bird ,a member of National...

Winter Homecoming 2018

Winter Homecoming 2018

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

January 10, 2018

Mindy Wittig What day of spirit week are you looking forward to most? -The Spirit day I am looking forward to the most is Red and Black, because everyone can participate and show their school spirit What was your reaction when you found out that you were nominated? -When I found out I was nominated, I was...

Thankfulness from the GBHS Panther Tales staff

Thankfulness from the GBHS Panther Tales staff

Rossiel Reyes, Reporter

November 21, 2017

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the holidays remind us of all the different things we should be thankful for, so the panther tales staff has written short statements of what we are thankful for. Sayler Peplinski  I am thankful for my mother who always supports me and helps me make m...

Throwback; 30 Years in the Future

Throwback; 30 Years in the Future

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

November 8, 2017

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...

2017 Marching Band WAC

2017 Marching Band WAC

Sayler Peplinski, Editor

October 19, 2017

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

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...

Friday The 13th

Friday The 13th

Sayler Peplinski, Reporter

October 17, 2017

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...

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