Juuls a trend … and a health risk

October 12, 2018

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High school is one of many places trends for teens arise. Whether it’s clothing, a dance, hairstyles, or even the type of phones students have, high school is the place teens hear about what's cool and what's not. Teens ...

Derby, Campus cross country teams helping Wichita’s Littlest Heroes

Alex Flanagan

October 11, 2018

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The cross country team will be teaming up with rivals Campus High School to help Wichita’s Littlest Heroes, a charity program that helps kids that are ill and need financial help for medical costs. The teams will run a relay to bring the game...

Eight seniors honored as AP scholars

October 11, 2018

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College Board offers advanced classes to high school students that allow them to earn college and high school credit if they pass the big exam at the end of the year. The test is graded on a scale of one to five. The amount ...

Attention seniors: panoramic photo and senior ad deadline

October 8, 2018

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The senior panoramic photo is at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday in the main gym. If you are interested in purchasing the photo, picture packets were given out in homeroom. Picture packets are also available in K-11, the front office,...

This week at Derby High (Oct. 8)

October 7, 2018

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Monday, Oct. 8 Girls Golf: Varsity Regionals vs. Garden City at 10 a.m. @ Buffalo Dunes Golf Course Football: Freshman game vs. Hutchinson at 4 p.m. @ Panther Stadium   JV game vs. Hutchison at 6 p.m. @ Panther St...

Marching band performing Rebel in Kansas State competition tonight

Chloe Brown

October 6, 2018

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The marching band will perform its show at its first competition tonight at K-State Central States Marching Festival. The show Rebel is written by Derby graduate Jason Lord. Lord watched the band's homecoming performa...

Students react to news of student with unloaded gun

Sidney Gore

October 4, 2018

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After learning a student brought a gun to Derby High School for the second time since March, there was fear among some students. “It makes me feel scared because these parents spend so much money for like the protection that...

Timeline of Thursday’s gun incident

Jordan Cornell, Payton O'Brien

October 4, 2018

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At 9:01 a.m. Thursday, assistant principal Shane Seeley got a tip about a student having a gun. By 9:04 the individual was in custody. “When Mr. Seeley was informed of it, (he) immediately informed me of it," Derby princ...

Student found with unloaded gun ‘secured’ by SRO

Morgan Pyles

October 4, 2018

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At about 9:45 a.m. Thursday, principal Tim Hamblin made an intercom announcement about a student with possession of a weapon. The student was secured by the SRO. “The tip was given to administration about a student possibly ...

Homeroom at the end of the day — is it working?

Emma Kleinschmidt

October 2, 2018

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A new block schedule that has switched homeroom to the end of the day has students and teachers concerned. Having homeroom last is making it harder for people to stay focused because they are all ready to leave. It has...

Kuipers’ victory donuts a hit in class

Natalie Ulwelling

October 2, 2018

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As football season rolls around, Derby teacher Tammy Kuipers might be looking at buying 17 dozen donuts a week. As a former alum of Ohio State, Kuipers shares her pride for the Buckeyes by buying donuts for all of her students ...

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