All-you-can-eat soup dinner benefits Panther Pals

Courtney Brown, Panther's Tale copy editor

January 19, 2018

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Looking for a soup-er way to support Derby High’s Panther Pals? Come to St. Mary’s Cafeteria on 2200 E. Meadowlark on Saturday to support the Panther Pals. From 4:30-7:00 p.m., you can eat all the soup you want for $5. T...

It’s a great day to be a Panther — even on ice

Leah Khanu and Madison Hoag

January 19, 2018

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Derby has school despite bad weather

Chloe Brown

January 19, 2018

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While many surrounding schools - Valley Center, Andover, and Goddard - were canceled for the day, Derby’s superintendent Heather Bohaty made the decision for all USD 260 schools to stay in session on Jan. 11. “Derby Public ...

Snow-day decision not an easy one for Bohaty

Kayli Marczynski

January 18, 2018

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On Jan. 16, the Derby school district had their first snow day from the extreme cold winds, dropping to almost 20 degrees below zero. Heather Bohaty, the Derby superintendent, said snow days are taken seriously, as is the de...

Snow day forces postponement of club/group photos and cap and gown retakes

Jillian Wedman

January 17, 2018

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Due to the surprise snow day, the club/group photo day was rescheduled to Feb. 5 in the small gym. Don’t forget to dress to impress and bring your best smile. Cap and gown retakes are also on Feb. 5 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. ...

Derby High students mourn death of beloved accompanist

Devon Stone

January 17, 2018

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Diana Unkel, the accompanist for all the choir classes, taught alongside Tyler Morris since he started teaching at Derby Middle School. Morris told students frequently that when he was offered the job at Derby High, he asked fo...

Things to know at Derby High (Jan. 21-27)

January 17, 2018

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Monday, January 22  6:00 p.m. Basketball: Boys Sophomore Invitational @ Kapaun Mount Carmel High School Tuesday, January 23 3:00 p.m. Bowling: Varsity/JV Triangular @ Derby Bowl 3:00 p.m. Swimming: Boys Varsity Meet ...

Seniors relish shortened second semester schedule

Haley Smith

January 12, 2018

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In the second semester of senior year students are allowed to shorten their schedules. Several seniors answer questions about their new free time. How many classes did you shorten your schedule by? “For this semester I sh...

Hilton: Passing bond issue shows community’s focus on education

Kaytlin Hilton

January 12, 2018

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The possibility of passing the school bond issue in February's vote is being stressed in the Derby community is not only affecting taxpayers. Teachers have had meetings to discuss the additions. Students are being placed ...

Meyer: District should have canceled school for safety’s sake

Kendal Meyer

January 12, 2018

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On Thursday, bad weather conditions led to the cancellation of most schools in the Wichita area. But Derby didn’t follow the trend. School was in session despite the icy road conditions. Students were not happy. Around 7:...

Seven Derby students earn All-State selections in band, orchestra and jazz band

Jordan Riebel

January 12, 2018

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On Jan. 6 there were state band and orchestra auditions for students all over Kansas. The Kansas Music Educators Association, KMEA, had students come to Salina Lakewood Middle School at 9 a.m. to pick up their audition times. ...

Homework ethics vital for freshmen

Madison Hoag

January 10, 2018

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With the new semester started, it is time for freshmen to start their high school lives. No more getting lost or mixing up what day it is. Now, hopefully, they have set their homework ethics for their high school career. ...

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