Four Derby singers named to All-State Choir

Chloe Brown

December 8, 2017

All-State Choir results were announced on Sunday night. Four Derby students made the roster - senior Emily Alumbaugh, sophomore Angela Cortes, senior Aaron Elwood and junior David Romo. Alumbaugh also made state in 2016. “...

Orchestra concert highlighted by light show

Xochitl Lozano

December 8, 2017

Derby High School’s orchestra hosted its winter concert on Dec. 4. Symphony orchestra played two songs while chamber orchestra played three songs. It was the ending of the show that wowed the audience the most. Drama teacher Richa...

Auditions start for Derby’s “The Music Man”

Cameron Van Praag

November 30, 2017

On Nov. 29, auditions started for the musical “The Music Man” at Derby High. Students also auditioned on Nov. 30. “The auditions went well, and the process went smooth and functional,” freshman Katelyn Bringhurst sai...

Paint party success for NAHS

Courtney Brown

November 30, 2017

When the National Art Honor Society had a painting party after school on Tuesday, the thick smell of paint filled K3 while a hair-dryer hummed in the background as a student used it to dry her painting. After doing service...

Chaos by Dawn Mullen

November 17, 2017

This drawing was done from the inspiration of the game "Just Cause 3". After watching a trio play it, they had somehow managed to cause so much chaos in less than thirty given minutes. This drawing represents just a small bit of ...

Winter color guard auditions open to all

Chloe Brown

November 17, 2017

Thursday’s winter guard auditions were open to anyone interested, even if they did not participate in color guard during the fall. On Tuesday, those auditioning were taught the routine for the audition. “The winter seas...

Crockett: Top 10 songs of the week (Nov. 14)

Briantae Crockett

November 14, 2017

Lemon - N.E.R.D (feat. Rihanna) Sway - NexXthursday (feat Quavo & Lil Yachty) Loose - Daniel Caesar Say Yes - Floetry Froot - Marina And The Diamonds Used To - Sabrina Claudio Under - SAMPHA Weary - Solange ...

Ten Derby students earn district band spots

Kayli Marczynski

November 9, 2017

On Nov. 4, multiple members from Derby High School’s instrumental musical program made the trip to Andover Central high school to audition for a spot in the district band. One of the students who auditioned, junior Brianna Reeves was ne...

Botanica illuminates the holidays

Summer Reece

November 8, 2017

Looking for an event that’s fun, family friendly and will put you right in the holiday spirit? Then head to Botanica in Wichita. From Nov. 24 - Dec. 31 (except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day), Botanica will be hosting its...