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Supporting Seniors With Parking!

Julia Eilert
April 30, 2016
Filed under News

This year, McPherson High School seniors will once again have the chance to pay for reserved parking for the entirety of their senior year. The money raised through these parking spaces will go towards the senior class itself and activities they will participate in. The fundraiser, dubbed “Paint Your...

Upcoming AP Exams

Upcoming AP Exams

Megan Wiens, Staff
April 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

    Beginning Monday May 2, students enrolled in Advanced Placement classes will begin their final AP exams. Testing will be held at 8am and 12pm at Hutchinson Community College at the McPherson location. All thirty four exams are scheduled during the two week period from May 2nd to May 13th. ...

The Story of the Cappuccino Machine

The Story of the Cappuccino Machine

Chloe Jones
April 27, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

As you may have heard on the announcements, coffee will be half price until the end of the year. The big question is; why? Well first of all, the cappuccino machine doesn't actually belong to the high school. We purchase the powder that goes into the machine and mixes with the water to make the...

Hydraulic Fracturing

Rece Reiman and Denise Farley
April 26, 2016
Filed under News, Uncategorized

Hydraulic Fracturing is the method in which fossil fuels are extracted from the Earth by drilling down and pumping water down into the hole. What this does is break apart the minerals and then they extracted through the water. The main use for Hydraulic Fracturing is to extract shale oil so that it ca...

How Many Violations do the Restaurants Near you have?

How Many Violations do the Restaurants Near you have?

April 22, 2016
Filed under News, Uncategorized

Recently, the MHS High Life started an investigation on the health of our public establishments. Health inspections are important to make sure the food we get from public facilities is safe. Overall, health inspectors check that food is protected from contamination by the people who handle the food. Hea...

McPherson USD 418 Receives a Clean Bill of Health

McPherson USD 418 Receives a Clean Bill of Health

Megan Manning and Abbey Yianakopulos
April 22, 2016
Filed under News

Recently, the MHS High Life started an investigation on the health of our public establishments. Health inspections are important to make sure the food we get from public facilities is safe. Overall, health inspectors check that food is protected from contamination by the people who handle the food. Hea...

Big Event= Big Success

Big Event= Big Success

Olivia Hansen, Co-editor
April 21, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

  On Wednesday, April 4, McPherson High School packed away the textbooks and quizzes and took part in a day of giving back to the community. The Big Event was organized by the McPherson Student Council and after weeks of phone calls and meetings, the day was a success. Students and teachers fro...

McPherson Competes at Music Festival

McPherson Competes at Music Festival

Megan Wiens, Staff
April 15, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Last Wednesday, April 13th, Mcpherson High School’s band, orchestra, and choir had the opportunity to compete in the State Music Festival for Large Ensembles. MHS brought many groups including Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, Select Women's Choir, Women's Choir, and Men's Choir. The students performed i...

A New Year with Several Changes

Heidi Myers, Staff Writer
April 12, 2016
Filed under News

The word has been going around, well at least amongst this year’s juniors graduating in 2017, that there will be a change in schedule. I’m not just talking about the earlier start and dismissal but according to the proposed schedule for USD 418 in 2017 the graduating class will be celebrating their ...

Voting

Chloe Jones
April 9, 2016
Filed under News

     A lot of people are thinking about voting right around now because they have to register. You can do this in person or online. In order to vote, you have to be a U.S. citizen and have turned 18 (by the 7th of November, 2016) before the election. You are not required by law to vote if you are 18...

NHS Celebrates Dr. Seuss

NHS Celebrates Dr. Seuss

Jessica Wylie, Co-Editor
March 24, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

On March 22, McPherson High School’s National Honor Society helped host a Dr. Seuss event in honor of his birthday that was earlier in the month. Students helped kids make crafts and go through an obstacle course. “All the kids were smiling and they seemed to be having a lot of fun which was ...

College Stadium Improvements

College Stadium Improvements

Heidi Myers, Staff Writer
March 24, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

For McPherson High School sports fans and followers you should be aware of our ongoing relationship with McPherson College. With the continued partnership of the USD 418 school district, McPherson College, who owns the stadium, will start the 1.6 million dollar stadium improvements to the facilities....

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