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The Cake Lady Settles In

Olivia Hansen, Co-editor
February 5, 2016
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  The Cake Lady, a quaint McPherson cupcake and cookie bakery, begins to transition into their new building, 101 N. Main on February 1.   “I think the move will be great for The Cake Lady,” The collective Cake Lady Facebook page said. “The walk in traffic has doubled from our old location. T...

Hurts Donuts

Heidi Myers, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016
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Knock knock! Who's there? Doughnut. Doughnut Who? Doughnut forget to get your Hurts Donuts. Thursday, February 4th was full of sugar filled stomachs and donut comas. McPherson citizens were as excited for Hurts Donuts as 6 year olds were for the movie Frozen. Hurts Donuts traveled from Wichita in their donut truck...

What’s Up with the New Bell Schedule?

Megan Manning, Andrea Dunham, and Mackenzie Oakes
February 2, 2016
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The McPherson High School administration and Board of Education has approved a new bell schedule on January 25, 2016 for the 2016-2017 school year. Principal Brad Plackemeier proposed the idea to StuCo for almost two weeks to get their thoughts and feedback. McPherson High School students will be st...

Threatening Note Found in Restroom

Megan Wiens
February 1, 2016
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On January 26, 2016 a note threatening unnamed students was found in the McPherson High School’s boys’ restroom. Students took the anonymous note to a teacher, John Lujano, who reported to school officials and the McPherson Police Department. Later that night, around 7pm, the administration released...

Science Team Places Third

Science Team Places Third

Jessica Wylie, Co-Editor
January 29, 2016
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On January 13, the McPherson High School Science Club traveled to Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus in Salina to compete in Science Olympiad. Students competed in a variety of courses, including Astronomy, Forensics, Anatomy and Physiology, and many others. “I competed in Chem Lab,” senior...

MHS Marching Band at the Alamo Bowl

MHS Marching Band at the Alamo Bowl

Chloe Jones, J1 Student
January 12, 2016
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The marching band met at 5:30 AM on December 30th to gather onto two village tour buses headed for San Antonio, Texas, for the Alamo Bowl. This was the marching band's first year attending the Alamo Bowl and they had plenty of sights to see. After a long thirteen hour drive, the band unpacked and...

Student Celebrates First Wrestling Win

Megan Wiens, Staff
January 6, 2016
Filed under News, Video, Wrestling

    Seth Spainhour, a senior at McPherson High School, celebrated his first win at a wrestling match Saturday, November 14th. Spainhour was competing against a Newton student when he pinned his opponent long enough to win. Spainhour, who has been in the wrestling program for four years, described the m...

College Bound

College Bound

Olivia Hansen, Co-editor
December 11, 2015
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   As Christmas season rolls around the corner, seniors begin to look forward to the coming year ahead. Everyone’s minds are filled with scholarships, roommates and everything they need to do to get their name on that acceptance letter.   “I applied to two colleges and learn the decision very so...

Trolley Tours to see Holiday Lights

Trolley Tours to see Holiday Lights

Mackenzie Oakes
December 2, 2015
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Holiday Light Trolley Tour tickets went on sale November first, 2015.  There will be three available times each night, and five available dates that are available to choose from. You also get the chance to rent a private trolley tour for holiday parties, family get-togethers or any other festive occasion...

Theatre Travels to K-State

Megan Wiens
November 23, 2015
Filed under News, Uncategorized

McPherson High School's theatre participants traveled to Kansas State on Nov. 11 for Theatre Learning Day. Freshman Drake Langshaw, junior Kiley Delaney and seniors Dylan Kramer, Hannah Foster, Dalton Kokmeyer, Hannah Stecklein and Olivia Rettig left the high school at 6am to arrive at Manhattan by 8am....

KAY Regional Conference

KAY Regional Conference

Olivia Hansen, Co-editor
November 23, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

  On November 10, the McPherson High School Kansas Association for Youth Executive Board traveled to Mulvane High School to learn about student leadership and giving back to their school.   “We got together with other KAY clubs and we learned some new creative service projects,” junior Tho...

Royals Win the World Series

Kallie Jost, Journalism 1 Student
November 6, 2015
Filed under News, Sports

The Kansas City Royals baseball team took four huge wins throughout the past week that will for sure go down in history. They have done good enough this year to make it to the World Series Championship. In the championship, the royals played against the New York Mets. The record of the games were...

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