December 11, 2014

The 2014 primary elections brought the topic of politics to the surface for students and staff to express their political views. In the United States citizens have the choice to vote. On November 4, an election took place. The ...

New Spanish Class

December 9, 2014

A new Spanish class will be introduced in the 2015 school year. This new class is designed for students from a Hispanic/Latino heritage who already have some native Spanish-speaking skills. The class will be a new opportunity...

Derby Blood Drive

October 27, 2014

The Red Cross set up shop in the DHS wrestling gym on Oct. 3, and approximately 56 students each donated a pint of their own blood. Every year the high school hosts two blood drives, one in the fall and one in the spring. “It...

The New Additions to Derby High School

October 7, 2014

Approximately 124 teachers fill the school this year, 14 of which are new staff members. From the new assistant principal to the new debate teacher, they have all met at one point ready to be apart of Derby’s history. “I...

Transcripts Now Online

September 30, 2014

Once students reach the point in their high school career when they are beginning to apply for colleges and scholarships, their transcripts tend to become more important to them than ever before. “Transcripts are the student’s...

It’s getting hot in here

September 4, 2013

By Sara Wallace After Labor Day weekend, students walked into school to find that, in some classrooms, it’s warmer inside than it is outside. According to Hamblin, one of the two air conductors went out in the school. It...

Until I See You Again

August 28, 2013

By Cole Drees 1,300 balloons soared into the air at 7:20 p.m. in the Derby Panther Stadium on August 25th. In January of 2013 Derby lost a student to an unfortunate car crash. All the balloons were launched in memory of Braxton...

Just passing through

August 22, 2013

By Kayla Smith After two years, the courtyard has been reopened for students to use during passing periods.  Due to safety reasons, they area had been closed. “We had to cut down trees and brush,” Tim Hamblin said....

See you next year!

May 7, 2013

As of Wednesday May 8, 2013 the Panther's Tale publication will have over half of its staff graduating and opting out of the final. Its been a great year, and the rest of the staff cannot wait for next year. With this tradition...

Yearbook signing party

April 1, 2013


Print issue coming

March 12, 2013

The Panther's Tale staff has been hard at work writing stories and taking photos for the up coming printed version of the Panther's Tale newspaper. The paper will be published and handed out on April 3, 2013, to students during...

Basketball Time Lapse

February 11, 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojUIwXsziO0&feature=player_embedded On Feb. 5, 2013 Derby and Maize faced off at the Derby High School in a game of basketball. Panther's Tale Photo Editor, Jason Sanabria.

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