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...

DHS increases consequences for JUULing

Katelin Taranovich

February 27, 2019

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As students’ use of JUULs continues to rise, so have the violations and the consequences. During the first semester, the number of tobacco violations rose at an alarming rate. “Last semester we had 38 tobacco viola...

Health risks in JUULing, vaping often ignored

EllieAna Hale

February 27, 2019

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JUULing is a widespread health issue for teens. “A lot of students don’t realize the amount of nicotine found in the JUUL -- it is much higher than cigarettes and highly addictive,” Derby High School nurse Christy Fi...

JUULing: An epidemic

Mya Studyvin

February 27, 2019

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The teacher turns her head. The student quickly looks around the room -- no one is paying attention. He flips his hood over his head, parts his lips, brings the JUUL to his mouth. He sucks in -- long enough for the heating ...

Eight Derby students place in HOSA competition

February 26, 2019

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Eight students placed at the state HOSA-Future Health Professionals competition. Senior Julia Carter, junior Gavin Sanborn and senior Tyler Baldridge placed third in creative creative problem solving. Sophomore Nicole Hende...

Khanu’s guide to staying sane

Leah Khanu

February 22, 2019

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At this time of year, staying sane might be a little difficult. With the weird breaks, snow days, unit tests, impending mental breakdowns, ACTs, music concerts and yearbook deadlines, sanity might be a little hard to maintain. ...

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