Derby band, orchestra, choir students chosen for district ensemble

Kendal Meyer

November 5, 2018

Filed under Arts, News

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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

April 1, Easter: It’s been a while

Chloe Brown, Yearbook staff designer

March 30, 2018

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Fortnite’s a thrill

Carson Olmstead, Special to

March 30, 2018

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It was a nice spring day. All I had was a PS4, a TV, and myself. There were only two people left and my heart was pounding. Let me take you back to the beginning. Every game of Fortnite starts with 100 people in the lobby....

Crockett: Top 10 songs this week (March 27)

Briantae Crockett

March 27, 2018

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God’s Plan - Drake Meant To Be - Bebe Rexha ft. Florida Georgia Line Perfect - Ed Sheeran Finesse - Bruno Mars Psycho - Post Malone ft. Ty Dolla $ign The Middle - Zedd ft. Marren Morris & Grey Havana -...

Marvel Marathon worth the time

Regina Waugh, Yearbook staff designer

March 9, 2018

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Marvel Comics. When you hear this name, you might think of Iron Man, the Avengers or Captain America. The Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel continues to expand itself with new and modernized versions of its comic book superheroes. Marve...