K-9 units to search at DHS

Mya Studyvin

September 20, 2019

Beginning later this year, K-9 units will conduct drug and vape exercises at Derby schools. “This isn’t anything new — it’s just new to Derby. Many surrounding schools do this, so we’re just kind of just getting in l...

Panthers eager for football home opener

Blake Chadwick

September 20, 2019

The Panthers kick off 2019 home opener at 7 tonight against the Newton Railers (1-1) The Panthers come into the game 2-0 after dominant wins against Salina Central, who they beat 49-0 and Garden City, who they beat 48-19.  ...

Thursday’s a busy day of sports

Kiley Hale

September 19, 2019

If you feel like going to watch your favorite Derby sports team play today, you have plenty of options. Varsity and JV soccer are playing at the high school turf field today due to the middle school Unity football game happenin...

A taste of choice: are school lunches actually healthy?

Klaudia Manis

September 17, 2019

Between passing periods, you check the menu to see what’s for lunch. The sound of nachos or chili may sound good.  And then you see what’s in front of you. That school lunch sure doesn’t look appealing. “I hate ...

Heelys banned inside DHS

Jackson Davis

September 16, 2019

Principal Tim Hamblin announced a widespread ban on the shoe known as Heelys on Sept. 4. Created in the year 2000, Heelys were so popular that the first store to carry them sold out in only a few days.  Now, 19 years la...

2019 Homecoming candidates announced

Kiley Hale

September 14, 2019

Queen Candidates Kylann Antal Angela Cortes Kinley Fager Abbie Grosso Bayley Johnson King Candidates Dan Archer Jacob Karsak Alex Le Jarod Noel Kevin Washington ...

Parcell: First in a series of stories on influential African-Americans

Jordan Parcell

September 11, 2019

I, among other students, have noticed a lack in teaching of African-American history, unless we’re talking about slavery or the civil rights movement, in which case it’s impossible not to talk about African-American history....

Semifinal List of Homecoming Candidates

Chloe Brown

September 11, 2019

Preliminary nominations for homecoming candidates took place last week. In this round of semifinal nominations, seniors can vote to select five seniors for homecoming queen and five seniors for king. The voting will end Thursday...

This week at Derby High (Sept. 9)

September 9, 2019

Monday, Sept. 9 Girls Golf - JV at 3 p.m. @derby    Football - Freshman at 5 p.m. @Derby Middle School   Football- JV at 5 p.m. @Andale High School   Tuesday, Sept.10                        ...

This week at Derby (Sept. 2)

Kendal Meyer

September 2, 2019

Monday, Sept. 2 No school - Labor Day Boys soccer - Varsity Invitational vs. Wichita Trinity Academy at 1 p.m. @ Wichita South   Tuesday, Sept. 3 Girls Golf: Varsity Invitational at 3 p.m. @ Derby Golf and ...

Tips for excelling in school

Nyla White

August 30, 2019

It’s crazy that we are already two weeks into school and there are some of us who have everything right on track, like Jakel Allen. “I am good at getting stuff done on time and getting to places I need to be,” Allen said. ...

Derby Night Lights a time for all fans, athletes

Blake Chadwick

August 28, 2019

Derby Night Lights  Derby Night Lights is a night that kicks off the most anticipated season of the year for the city of Derby.   Derby Night Lights isn’t just a night for the football teams of Derby -- including junior league an...

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