Choir performs POPS concert

By Jillian Wedman

May 7, 2019

The students involved in choir perform famous pop songs and fun musical tunes to end the school year. The concert is Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased during lunch -- $3 for students and $5 for adults.    

DHS drama department set to put on Wizard of Oz

March 1, 2019

Derby High School drama department is performing the Wizard of Oz on March 7-9 in the auditorium. Tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.   It has been a fun experi...

Brown wins two awards in the Scholastic Writing competition

February 13, 2019

Junior Courtney Brown won a Gold Key award and an honorable mention in the Scholastic Writing Awards competition. Both awards were in the Science Fiction/Fantasy category. Her works were titled “The Tree of Dreams” and “Within...

Six place in the Scholastic Art Awards

January 16, 2019

Six Derby High students placed in the 2019 Scholastic Art Awards of the Eastern Kansas region. There are three levels of award: Gold Key, Silver Key and Honorable Mention. Gold and Silver Key recipients will have their work...

Derby band, orchestra, choir students chosen for district ensemble

Kendal Meyer

November 5, 2018

On Nov. 3, students in the band, orchestra and choir programs had the opportunity to audition for their district ensemble. The students listed below were chosen to participate in the concert on Dec. 1   Band Se...

Book of the week: The Lightning Thief

Jordan Cornell

September 26, 2018

Book: The Lightning Thief Summary: Percy Jackson is a teenager when a series of events leads him to discover that he’s a demigod. Fending off monster attacks, and going to Camp half-blood Percy discovers the world isn’...

Art on display tonight at Derby High

Jillian Wedman

May 9, 2018

The Senior Art Showcase is from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. tonight in K-hall at Derby High School. The teachers of the art department take their students’ best projects and put them on display. Art teacher Amy Garza separated her stude...

Brown: Night of Theatre a delightful event

Courtney Brown, Panther's Tale copy editor

May 2, 2018

On April 26, I went to the Night of Theatre to take pictures for newspaper, and what I received was more than just a grade for my photo assignment — I was delighted by the one-acts filled with humor and heart, each with a ca...

Easter traditions vary across the country, world

Tyler Newbury, Yearbook staff designer

March 30, 2018

Easter Traditions Many of us have Easter traditions from our childhoods. Whether it be dying real eggs or hunting for hidden plastic ones, these traditions hold a special spot in our memories. However, there are some who c...