Derby Night Lights returns in advance of football season

August 22, 2017

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It’s the start of the school year, and for Derby High School, that means the start of football season, as well. Before the start of each new season, Derby showcases all its football teams -- from the second grade team to the varsity team in what is known as Derby Night Lights. On Thursday, Derby’...

Solar eclipse experience thrills Panthers

Courtney Brown

August 22, 2017

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With a solar eclipse coming to Derby, the small town bustled with talk of the striking phenomenon. And when the school district received donations of solar glasses for students to wear, excitement grew until the day was here. ...

Summer is over

Promise Asher

August 15, 2017

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As high school students spend their summer relaxing in front of the TV, binge-watching their favorite series until the crack of dawn, they prepare for school to soon begin. “My favorite part of the first day of school is seeing all my ...

Girls basketball adds more Wichita State connections

Regina Waugh

August 15, 2017

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The Panthers girls basketball seems to only be getting better. Former Wichita State women’s basketball coach Jody Adams-Birch and player Jessica Diamond have been hired as assistants. It’s quite a transition fr...

Annual retreat for StuCo on Friday

Courtney Brown

August 14, 2017

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Student Council starts off the year with its annual retreat on Friday. From 6-11 p.m., students can enjoy a taco bar before playing different games, including an escape room. Students will also help plan the homecoming dance. ...

Derby High welcomes freshmen, new students with Pantherpawlooza

Kaytlin Hilton

August 12, 2017

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Pantherpawlooza was a prime and positive event on Thursday at Derby High School. This event welcomed the incoming freshman class in a fun and interesting way, introducing them to the high school’s clubs and activities. St...

Kick off the school year with Pantherpawlooza

Promise Asher

August 8, 2017

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  Pantherpawlooza is Thursday from 4:30-7:30 p.m. It is a great way for both returning students and students new to Derby High to learn a little bit more about the upcoming school year. Students will be able to d...

Postseason starts for baseball, softball, track

May 25, 2017

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By Panther’s Tale Staff Derby will be well-represented at the Class 6A baseball and softball tournaments, as well as the state track meet. In baseball, Derby (13-6) opens play today against Blue Valley (13-9) at 3:30 p.m. ...

Summer, summer, summer, summer time … quotes

May 18, 2017

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  By Alessandra Brasfield Panther’s Tale Freshmen: “I am excited to be able to have free time and hang out with friends,” Jason Tammany said. “I’m so excited for summer. I’m going to New York a...

Derby seniors ready to move on

May 17, 2017

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Story By Alyssa Chenoweth Panther’s Tale The 2016-2017 year is coming to an an end, and this year's class of seniors are soon to be move on to bigger things, including college academics, athletics and entering the workfor...

Looking to connect? Join Derby’s yearbook staff

May 17, 2017

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By Alyssa Chenoweth Panther’s Tale Do you enjoy writing, taking pictures or designing? Are you creative or love getting into the middle of the juice? Then why not give yearbook or newspaper a try for the 2017-2018 sch...

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