Monday’s day off a worthy time to honor MLK

Alex Flanagan

January 18, 2019

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There’s no school on Monday, but why is that? The third Monday of January will mark the 33rd year we celebrate the life and achievements of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. King was a social activist and Baptist mini...

Don’t mess up your future by missing your chance to buy a yearbook

Madison Hoag

January 18, 2019

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Imagine it is 2030. You, your significant other, and your two kids are all sitting around talking about the old days. You and your SO start talking about specific people who were in your life while you were a teenager. Yo...

Six place in the Scholastic Art Awards

January 16, 2019

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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...

Biomedical students dissect sheep hearts

Alexandra Arthur

January 16, 2019

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In Biomedical teacher Kathleen O'Brien's class, students are dissecting sheep hearts. "One of the units in the principles biomedical path is cardiovascular, so we are studying the heart. Being able to look at the heart and see ...

Debate ends well with Novice State champs

Chloe Brown

January 16, 2019

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After two days, nine debate rounds, and countless arguments over immigration, freshmen Chloe Johnson and Samantha Lees won the Sunflower Novice Division in the Kansas Championship Series on Jan. 4 and 5. “(The most exci...

Going to Prom? It’s never too early to shop

Emma Kleinschmidt

January 14, 2019

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Prom is a few months away but time doesn’t mean anything in the dress world. The beginning of January is when some girls start buying their prom dresses, and the selection dwindles from there. The longer you wait, the le...

Change to Tradition

Nathaniel Baucum

January 14, 2019

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The boys swim team will be doing home meets differently this season.   On Tuesday, Derby will hold its only home meet -- also senior night -- at Campus’ new pool.   The Panthers usually have their meet...

This week at Derby High (Jan. 14)

Kendal Meyer

January 14, 2019

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Weekly Schedule: Jan. 14 - Jan. 19 Monday, Jan. 14 Bowling: Varsity/JV triangular vs. Newton, Campus at Seneca Bowl @ 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 Boys Swim: Varsity Invitational at Campus High School @ 3 p.m. Wednes...

Band, choir, orchestra students named to state ensemble

Kendal Meyer

January 11, 2019

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On Jan. 5, students who made the district band and orchestra had the opportunity to audition for to play in the state ensemble. Students in the choir were selected based on their performance in the district choirs. The st...

KAY club starts first of three service projects on Monday

EllieAna Hale

January 11, 2019

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Pennies for Patients has been a traditional service event for Derby High School, and KAY club is organizing the event. Starting Monday, raffle tickets will be sold during fifth lunch and during homeroom. By buying a raffle tic...

Second semester start’s a tough time

Natalie Ulwelling

January 11, 2019

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Coming back to school after winter break is a different feeling for all students. Seniors are getting anxious to graduate, and freshmen are thinking about how they still have three more years to go. The contrasting thoughts...

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