Locked doors bring security, distraction

Leah Khanu

September 21, 2018

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The security and tardy policy requires classroom doors to be locked except during passing periods.  You’re in your desk. You're safe. Everyone is working peacefully and quietly. And then you hear that sound. The hollow rhythm that'...

Derby journalism conducting athletic shoe drive

Nathaniel Baucum, Yearbook staff designer

September 20, 2018

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The Derby High School journalism program is holding an athletic shoe drive to give back to the Derby and Wichita students in need. Athletic shoes for any sport in any size are welcome. The shoes will be given to students at Derby...

Students, staff plan to wear blue in memory of Sedgwick County deputy

September 20, 2018

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Sedgwick County deputy Robert Kunze, a 12-year veteran, was shot and killed Sunday. He was reporting to a suspicious character call and was killed by Robert Greeson. On Friday, Derby High students will wear blue to remember ...

Mason, Unkel named National Merit Semifinalists

Chloe Brown, Design Editor

September 19, 2018

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Seniors Katrina Mason and Malayna Unkel were named National Merit Semifinalists on Sept. 12. “I was nervous about it after I took it. I didn’t have much reassurance that I was going to get it,” Unkel said. “I was k...

Weekly Events (Sep. 24 – 28)

Reagan Cowden

September 19, 2018

Filed under Annoucements, News

Monday : Varsity girls tennis 3:00 p.m. @ Emporia High School Freshman football 4:00 p.m. @ Derby-Panther Stadium JV football 6:00 p.m. @ Derby-Panther Stadium Tuesday :  JV girls tennis 3:00 p.m. @ Newton High School J...

Homecoming court announced

Homecoming court announced

September 18, 2018

Archer likely out for season after injury in Newton victory

Kiley Hale

September 16, 2018

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Derby was leading host Newton 49-7 when junior Daniel Archer went down. The student section quieted, waiting. “He was laying face down in pain, so I knew it had to be an injury. Then I walked onto the field and everyone said...

Derby senior hopeful she’ll stop driving into motionless objects

Emma Kleinschmidt

September 13, 2018

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To most people, car accidents are scary and unpredictable. But for Tatum Haney, it’s a regular thing. “I’ve been in vie wrecks and only one was with another vehicle, so I would say I’m just not very good at paying att...

No days off for marching band members

Madison Hoag

September 13, 2018

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With it starting to get cooler out many students are getting sick. Usually when you don’t feel so well, you stay home and rest or just stumble through your school day. However, that’s not the case for the students of the marching ...

This week at Derby High (Sept. 10)

Kendal Meyer

September 9, 2018

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Monday, Sept. 10 Football: Freshman game vs. Salina Central at Salina Central High School @ 4 p.m.   JV game vs. Salina Central at Salina Central High School @ 5:45 p.m. Boys Soccer: C-Team game vs. Wichita North at...

Move to Chromebooks truly a … joy

Leah Khanu, Online editor

September 7, 2018

Filed under Column, News

They’re small. They’re lightweight. They’re the brand new Chromebooks and they’re available for our usage. They allow you to connect to the internet. Sure, it’s not as fast as a Mac, but now you have plenty of time to ...

Plenty of change for Derby High students

Macy Dowell

September 4, 2018

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Change. A word Deby High students have been hearing a lot recently. With the new 2018-2019 school year in full swing, students have been noticing lots of changes. One thing many students are having a hard time with is...