New locks add extra security

Jillian Wedman

March 18, 2019

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Walking back into class, you may have noticed something new — locks. All across Derby High School, new locks were installed in the classrooms. Teachers no longer have to step outside of the classroom in order to lock a cla...

Kleinschmidt: Apex Legends video game review

Emma Kleinschmidt

March 16, 2019

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When someone says Fortnite, most people would think about high schoolers being addicted to the video game or all the memes that came with it. Fortnite is an online video game that was developed and released in 2017 by Epic Ga...

Khanu: Senior year angst

March 16, 2019

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7 Frets (to the tune of 7 Rings) Just skipped my breakfast ‘cause guess who woke up late I stayed up till 7 and got up at 8 Essays and projects, a Calculus test Senioritis is just really the best No time for ...

DECA members qualify for state

Kaitlyn Flanders

March 6, 2019

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Seven DECA chapter members qualified for state competition. Senior Dylan Isenbart placed eighth in the Principles of Finance Event. Isenbart placed first at the regional competition in Principles of Finance. Sophomo...

AP exam payment due Friday

Jay Warrick

March 5, 2019

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If you plan on taking an AP exam, the deadline to pay for it is Friday in the Finance Office. Payment must be accompanied by a completed form. Extra copies are available in the attendance office or can be printed out here. Stu...

Panthers show well at Friends art competition

Blake Chadwick

March 4, 2019

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On Friday, 35 Panthers went to Friends University to compete in an art competition. Derby competed well with four people placing first, four more placing second and four who finished third. The Panthers tied for most awards...

Hoag: I want spring

Madison Hoag

March 1, 2019

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With this back-and-forth weather -- nice one day, snowing the next -- it can be draining. Waking up at 7 a.m. just to find your windshield frosted over makes you want to crawl back in bed. I don't think I'm alone when ...

DHS drama department set to put on Wizard of Oz

March 1, 2019

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Derby High School drama department is performing the Wizard of Oz on March 7-9 in the auditorium. Tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.   It has been a fun experi...

Mannis: Concert Band review

Klaudia Mannis

February 28, 2019

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In one way or another, music is incorporated into our lives. Tuesday’s well-anticipated band concert pushed to further bring people together with the power of music. The concert started with a performance from Derby High...

WSU Leadership conference a hit with Derby students

Alyssa Baker

February 28, 2019

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Students felt warmth and kindness at Wichita State University on Tuesday despite the cold weather surrounding them. Through various break-out sessions at WSU’s SAS Leadership Conference, gifted reality 101 students learned more about themselv...

Vapor detectors a myth at DHS

Sophia DiGregorio

February 27, 2019

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Even if there is nobody there, it doesn’t mean that you can’t get caught juuling. Cameras can see your movements but there may be something that can detect the gases from the Juul. A Juul detector perhaps? Nope. D...