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In Remembrance of Jon Oakes

In Remembrance of Jon Oakes

May 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase

    On Wednesday, May 10th, MHS Senior Jon Oakes passed away.  He will be dearly missed by his classmates and friends at MHS. It is hard to grasp the loss of someone so young, but he will always be in our thoughts and memories. Jon was an active member of the auto program, and he was enlisted into the ai...

13 Things To Know Before You Take AP

13 Things To Know Before You Take AP

Jordan Moll
May 10, 2017
Filed under Classes, Community Based, Miscellaneous, Miscellaneous, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

    Everyone has heard the horror stories of classes like AP World and AP Calculus. I myself was a student of AP World, and just like all of the rumors, it is an incredibly difficult class. From the high workload to the piles of study materials, it was the most intimidating thing ever to me. Many people t...

Graduation Drawing Near

Graduation Drawing Near

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

     As the end of school year comes closer, it’s almost time to say goodbye to this year's graduates. The class of 2017’s high school careers are quickly coming to a close. For some seniors like Mensi Patel, that means feelings of excitement.      “I think that I am caught between ...

McPherson Art Exhibition

McPherson Art Exhibition

Julia Eilert, Co- Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

  On Thursday, April 20th at 9 a.m. at the Park School Gym, the McPherson County Art Exhibition opened to the public. The show featured pieces from all mediums that were submitted by students and schools in McPherson County.    “I always love putting my work into the art show,” said MHS ...

Junior Open Lunch Fundraiser

Junior Open Lunch Fundraiser

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Local, News, Showcase

The MHS Junior Class is starting an open-donation fundraiser for the option of open lunch for their class during prom construction week.   “I think this is a great idea!” said junior Georgia Herrold, “As a junior I think they should just suck it up since we’re so close to being seniors. Ever...

State-Wide Wildfires

State-Wide Wildfires

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Local, Showcase

  Stepping outside on Monday morning, McPherson Residents were greeted with an overcast day. Nothing unusual for the beginning of March, except for the forecast being bright and sunny. What citizens were seeing was actually smoke from out-of-control fires from nearby counties.   There are a t...

Students Help With Blood Drive

Students Help With Blood Drive

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Community Based, News, Showcase

    The biannual blood drive was held at MHS this past Wednesday, on March 1st. Students who signed up went to the auxiliary gym throughout the day to donate. Helping with the drive were volunteers from the AP Literature class. Senior Mensi Patel, who helped set up beds and food for donors during...

APES Refinery Trip

APES Refinery Trip

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Local, Showcase

 On Friday, March 3rd, McPherson High School’s AP Environmental class (APES) took a field trip to the local CHS Refinery. This field trip coincides with the renewable and nonrenewable energy chapter the class is currently studying.     “This sounds like a great experience,” said junior Geor...

Spirit Week

Spirit Week

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

    This past week at MHS, February 13th through the17th, students geared up for homecoming by participating in spirit week. Day one of Spirit Week began on Monday with “Mathletes vs. Athletes.” Tuesday followed with “Toasty Tuesday,” Wednesday continued with “Snowed in,” Thursday was ...

Celebrating Winter Homecoming

Celebrating Winter Homecoming

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

    This year's winter homecoming candidates made their debut on stage during an all school assembly in the auditorium last Tuesday February 14th. The ten students, along with the homecoming prince and princess, walked onto the stage beside their parents. Their school activities, favorite quotes, an...

Homecoming Hype and New Additions

Homecoming Hype and New Additions

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under Local, Showcase, Student Life

  MHS will be hosting a homecoming dance on Saturday, February 18th, at 8:00 p.m. The dance will go on until 10:30 p.m. It’s winter-themed and formal dress. Tickets are $5 if they’re bought beforehand, and will be $7 if they’re purchased at the door.   “I feel that the this winter homecoming...

FCCLA Does Cookies and Carnations for Another Year

FCCLA Does Cookies and Carnations for Another Year

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
February 9, 2017
Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, giving us plenty of time to treat our sweethearts. The Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Club, FCCLA, is giving students a fun way to do just that. "FCCLA has sold carnations and cookies for Valentine's Day since before I came to McPherson High ...

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