Mr. Panther candidates revealed

Josh Tillison

February 6, 2020

It’s time to pick Mr. Panther. Students donate money to their favorite senior boy. Whoever gets the most donations is named Mr. Panther.  All money raised goes to senior celebration. You can vote for Ladell Clemons, Et...

Winter Signing Day

February 4, 2020

Wednesday at 2:30 p.m , 11 DHS seniors are signing to the colleges they've committed to. The signees and their schools include:   Jacob Karsak (Football) - Southwestern Oklahoma State University Hallie Rico (Softball)...

Juniors to take free ACT on Feb. 25

Sara Brown

February 3, 2020

On Feb. 25, there will be an ACT day for all juniors. There will be no school for freshmen, sophomores and seniors, who are encouraged to spend their free day volunteering or making college visits.  No registration or payment is required befor...

DHS forensics update

Chloe Brown

February 3, 2020

Forensics competed at their first tournament of the season on Jan. 25 at Northwest. The following students placed.   Informative: Senior Dan Archer placed first and qualified for state. His informative is on fu...

This week at DHS (Feb. 3)

Kendal Meyer

February 2, 2020

Monday, Feb.3 Bowling: Varsity Triangular at 3 p.m. @ Derby Bowl     JV Triangular at 3 p.m. @ Derby Bowl   Tuesday, Feb. 4  Panther Pals Basketball Photos at 2:30 p.m. in the main gym Girls Basketball: Freshman game vs Hut...

Q&A with Panthers guard Derryana Cobbins

Callie Knudson

January 30, 2020

Q: As a transfer student from Heights, how has Derby made you feel like you fit in with the team? A: “They’re all just welcoming and they helped me get around the school…. The community here is just so welcoming.” ...

Club, group photo schedule for Jan. 30

January 30, 2020

Arrive in the small gym at least five minutes ahead of your scheduled time.   8:05 a.m. Philharmonic Orchestra 8:10 a.m. Symphony Orchestra 8:15 a.m. Wind Ensemble 8:20 a.m. Symphonic Band 8:25 a.m. ...

Q&A with senior basketball player Nick Bonner

Morgan Humphrey

January 29, 2020

Q: How do you play differently now than your freshman year?  A: “One main thing would be my confidence.… I like playing basketball more than I did back then, so I have more motivation to do good.”   Q: How d...

How did you feel after the Chiefs won the AFC Championship?

Caleb Day

January 28, 2020

"I was screaming and everyone was chanting Super Bowl, we already started to plan our party." -- teacher Natalie Kerr   "I was so happy and literally shivering, I felt like I was on top of the world." ...

Poor weather results in basketball, bowling postponements

Jake Hardin

January 28, 2020

Tonight’s basketball games against visiting Salina South have been postponed until Feb. 28 due to weather conditions.  The Panthers’ next home game is Feb. 10, and then they won’t be home again until Feb. 21, 25 and ...

Boys basketball takes third at McPherson tournament

Blake Chadwick

January 27, 2020

The Panthers kicked off their 2020 mid-season tournament as the No. 2 seed in the storied McPherson Invitational Tournament against the No. 7 seed Topeka Seaman, which was winless.   The Panthers came out firing from behind the...

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