A 13-hour Covid Timeline: From full football quarantine to (mostly) normal

Blake Chadwick

September 23, 2020

Monday was a whirlwind of Covid-related quarantine information regarding 312 students. From the initial news that the entire football team and staff were quarantined through Oct. 1 to the Sedgwick County Health Department’s in...

Number of quarantined football players, students reduced after further investigation

Blake Chadwick

September 21, 2020

Throughout all of the uncertainties Monday, Derby High School was able to “WIN THE DAY.”  You might recognize that as a football slogan, and for the team, it definitely feels that way. Friday's Homecoming game with Sal...

Lai: Remote learning a positive choice

Alyssa Lai

September 21, 2020

To have in-person school or not? Every student had to face this decision at the beginning of the school year. Whether you chose in-person or online school, everything has changed. I chose the latter of the two. It seemed ...

Homecoming king, queen announcement on hold

EllieAna Hale

September 21, 2020

Update: The number of quarantined students was decreased Monday night after further investigation by the district and the health department. Check out that story here: https://pantherstale.com/45016/sports/number-of-qua...

Parcell: Quarantine means stay the heck home

Jordan Parcell

September 21, 2020

Stay at home. I don’t care who you are, or whether you believe you have Covid or not, if you’ve been told to quarantine, you need to stay at home.  This is my senior year and my last opportunity to be part of a mar...

Students react to news of football team’s quarantine

September 21, 2020

On Monday, the entire football team, managers and coaching staff were quarantined due to two Covid positives. About 300 students total were put in quarantine. Yearbook and newspaper staff members reached out to members of t...

Hale: Celebrate the Notorious R.B.G by continuing her fight

EllieAna Hale

September 19, 2020

How would you describe a woman so incredible that she had justice running through her veins? Would you call her inspiring, galvanizing or simply exhilarating? Or would you fear her simply because of the power held within herself? The woman...

All students eat for free after USDA extends meal program

Klaudia Manis

September 18, 2020

Need a meal? The Derby Public School district has got it covered. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended the free meals program, and as long as funding allows, Derby schools will be serving free meal...

Q & A with students about new lunch

Francesca Medina

September 18, 2020

How do you feel about the seating at lunch? “It is kind of hard to enjoy lunch when I can’t talk to my friends,” sophomore Karter Holinde said. “It feels the same to me because I've been sitting in the commons, bu...

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