Archer likely out for season after injury in Newton victory

Kiley Hale

September 16, 2018

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Derby was leading host Newton 49-7 when junior Daniel Archer went down. The student section quieted, waiting. “He was laying face down in pain, so I knew it had to be an injury. Then I walked onto the field and everyone said...

Derby senior hopeful she’ll stop driving into motionless objects

Emma Kleinschmidt

September 13, 2018

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To most people, car accidents are scary and unpredictable. But for Tatum Haney, it’s a regular thing. “I’ve been in five wrecks and only one was with another vehicle, so I would say I’m just not very good at payin...

No days off for marching band members

Madison Hoag

September 13, 2018

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With it starting to get cooler out many students are getting sick. Usually when you don’t feel so well, you stay home and rest or just stumble through your school day. However, that’s not the case for the students of the marching ...

This week at Derby High (Sept. 10)

Kendal Meyer

September 9, 2018

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Monday, Sept. 10 Football: Freshman game vs. Salina Central at Salina Central High School @ 4 p.m.   JV game vs. Salina Central at Salina Central High School @ 5:45 p.m. Boys Soccer: C-Team game vs. Wichita North at...

Move to Chromebooks truly a … joy

Leah Khanu, Online editor

September 7, 2018

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They’re small. They’re lightweight. They’re the brand new Chromebooks and they’re available for our usage. They allow you to connect to the internet. Sure, it’s not as fast as a Mac, but now you have plenty of time to ...

Plenty of change for Derby High students

Macy Dowell

September 4, 2018

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Change. A word Deby High students have been hearing a lot recently. With the new 2018-2019 school year in full swing, students have been noticing lots of changes. One thing many students are having a hard time with is...

Derby journalism news: yearbook pickup, senior ad info

Abby Glanville, Editor in Chief

August 30, 2018

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The 2017-18 yearbooks are available in K-11 before or after school and during homeroom. Do not interrupt class to get one. Senior ads are available for purchase. They are the only way to showcase your senior photos in the yearbook. T...

Tardy policy frustrates Derby students

Olivia Jones, Panther's Tale design editor

August 30, 2018

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Involving long lines and short fuses, the new tardy policy is a frustrating topic to most students. The way the policy works is that if you’re late to class, you must go to the attendance office, scan your ID and get a pa...

Derby vs. Goddard in Battle of the bands: Vote through Friday

August 30, 2018

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KWCH introduced a new segment called Battle of the Bands this year. Every week two high school bands compete against each other. The viewers get to decide who wins by voting for who they thought had the best performance. ...

Scary reminder to be aware

Abby Glanville, Yearbook editor in chief

August 29, 2018

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When walking and or driving around late at night, be careful. I walked out of Dairy Queen after a six-hour shift. I got in my car to head to Walmart. As soon as I pulled out of the parking lot, another car in the parking lo...

Congratulations to the 2018-19 Derby High yearbook editors

August 29, 2018

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Editor in Chief: senior Abby Glanville Assistant EIC: senior Madison Hoag. Design editor: junior Chloe Brown Assistant design: senior Leah Khanu. Copy editor: junior Kendal Meyer Assistant copy editor: junior Jay...

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