Many students stayed home after unsubstantiated threat made on DHS

Mya Studyvin

January 29, 2019

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At 5:10 a.m Monday, principal Tim Hamblin received a call saying that the Kansas Safety School Hotline (KSSH) had received a message that there was going to be a shooting at Derby High School. “What I then did was communicate with my s...

Sarah Buie receives $64,000 WSU Gore Scholarship

Chloe Brown, Yearbook Design Editor

January 28, 2019

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Senior Sarah Buie was awarded Wichita State University’s $64,000 Harry Gore Memorial Scholarship. Only three received this scholarship out of 607 applicants, which was narrowed down to 82 semi-finalists and later 11 finalists. Other r...

Svymbersky, longtime DHS secretary, retires

Mya Studyvin

January 28, 2019

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After 37 years at Derby High School, principal secretary Gail Svymbersky is retiring on Friday. Her job as principal Tim Hamblin’s secretary includes numerous responsibilities throughout the year. “One of the big o...

This week at Derby High (Jan. 28-Feb. 2)

Kendal Meyer

January 28, 2019

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Monday, Jan. 28 Boys Basketball: Sophomore game vs. Valley Center at Derby High School @ 6 p.m.   Tuesday, Jan. 29 Girls Basketball: Freshman game vs. Hutchinson at Derby High School @ 4:15 p.m.    Varsity ...

Building a resume now key for finding a job

Emma Kleinschmidt

January 28, 2019

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Part of growing up is getting a job and being able to cash your own paychecks so you can stop asking for money from your parents. Lucky for us, living in the Derby community helps quite a bit because there are usually at least one ...

You need some sleep and the band has a sale

Leah Khanu, Webpage Editor

January 25, 2019

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Imagine getting a good night’s sleep. Imagine not waking up like a zombie. Imagine being able to retain the information you’ve crammed in preparation for that test you have coming up. Imagine coming home from supporting your...

Brown: Panther Pals Basketball Game Recap

Chloe Brown, Yearbook Design Editor

January 25, 2019

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Even before the Panther Pals basketball game had started, the bleachers were filled with students — not just from Derby High, but from elementary schools too. It's always loud with that many students, but this was a special...

Yearbook deadline is Feb. 1 — don’t miss a year’s worth of memories

Abby Glanville

January 25, 2019

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You only have one week left to buy a yearbook — online at yearbookordercenter.com or in the finance office. The cost is $55 for a year worth of memories. Maybe it doesn’t seem like that big of a deal now, but it can reall...

Panther Pals basketball game replaces Friday’s homeroom

Sidney Gore

January 24, 2019

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The Panther Pals basketball game -- the annual heartwarming sporting event -- is back on Friday. Students need to pay $1 to get in. If you don't go, there will be study halls in the following rooms -- A-11, C-1, C-5, C-7,...

Health Science requirement a good one

Natalie Ulwelling

January 24, 2019

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Health Science is a required class to be able to graduate at Derby High school. There are many different classes to take, such as lifetime fitness, weight training and physical education. Compared to health science, physic...

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