Derby teachers retire, move elsewhere

Damien Matmanivong

May 22, 2019

Derby High School is losing nine teachers from the 2018-2019 school year. Three teachers are retiring -- Bill Welch, Allen Tullis and Karen Bainter. Six other teachers will be moving on in their careers -- Mitch Pontious, Logan Poss...

Finals: Whether teachers bump grades varies

Mya Studyvin

May 20, 2019

During the last few weeks of school before summer break, suddenly more students are concerned with their grades, even calculating them down to the exact percentage. It’s not uncommon for students who are close to the next letter grade t...

Finals: Retweets goal was finals fun but now teacher knows better

Katelin Taranovich

May 20, 2019

Finals week is a blur for most students. Preparing for a test that is worth 10% of the final grade without the option of a retake and for some not much time to prepare in advance. Each teacher has a common set of requiremen...

Soccer advances to 6A regional championship

Taelyn Huntley

May 15, 2019

The Derby girls soccer team beat Hutchinson 3-0 on Tuesday night in the regional semifinals game. The Panthers advanced to the regional championship at Manhattan at 6 p.m. on Thursday. They are 12-4-1....

Softball heads to 6A state for ninth straight year

Breanna Mehringer

May 15, 2019

The Derby softball team brought home another first place regional championship title for the ninth year in a row. The softball team beat Hutchinson and Dodge City to advance to the Class 6A tournament on May 23-24 at Lawre...

Student Council Officers Announced

May 12, 2019

Stuco officers for the 2019-2020 year Executives President: current junior Bayley Johnson VP: junior Courtney Brown Secretary: sophomore Katie Bringhurst Treasurer: sophomore Sophia DiGregorio   Seniors ...

Acting 3’s final: A puppet tour

Sophia Best

May 9, 2019

Most finals are either a test about the past semesters or a big project that shows you’ve been paying attention to the teacher. However, drama teacher Richard Shultz’s final for his Acting 3 class is a little different....

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.    

Boys soccer meeting scheduled for Wednesday

By Jillian Wedman

May 7, 2019

A meeting is being held for anyone interested in boys soccer for the 2019 season. The meetings are Wednesday at 7:35 a.m. or 3:20 p.m. in room G34. Information will be handed out about the upcoming season.