Two schools requires more obstacles

Jillian Wedman

October 1, 2018

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The stress of homework, fitting in time to talk to friends during passing period, sports, clubs, not being tardy, trying not to get trampled while navigating the cramped hallways, wondering where to sit in the lunchroom when so...

Mac vs. Chromebook

Chance Dubendorf

September 28, 2018

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Chance Dubendorf's list appeared in the Sept. 26 issue of the Panther's Tale ...

New students, teachers adjust to Derby High

Jordan Cornell

September 28, 2018

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This story was printed in the September 26 issue of the Panther's Tale Derby High has had a lot of changes with the new school year -- new rules, new teachers, new students. Senior Ashlyn Dougherty is new to Derby. “It ki...

Fall’s approach thrills

Olivia Jones

September 26, 2018

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It’s getting close to that time of year. The leaves turn brown, the sweaters come out, the pumpkin spice lattes are brewing. The fall season is here -- or is it? Although the fall fantasies are out, sometimes those fantasies ...

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

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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...

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