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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...

47 Signs and Symptoms of Stress

47 Signs and Symptoms of Stress

Maegan Vincent, staff writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Debaters Compete in 4-Speak During State

Debaters Compete in 4-Speak During State

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
January 27, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

McPherson High School’s debate team headed to Lyons on Friday the 21st and Saturday the 22nd of January to compete in the state debate tournament. McPherson sent four debaters to compete in 4-Speak- Seniors Mensi Patel, and Chintan Patel, and sophomores Mitch Harger and Cole Hansen. After a total of...

MHS Early Release for Tournament

MHS Early Release for Tournament

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
January 26, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

  Last week, McPherson High School students were released at 2:11 p.m. on Thursday the 19th and Friday the 20th, for the Boys’ Basketball Tournament.   “I really like getting out of school early,” said junior, Megan Cutting, “It gives me time to get things done before practice!” ...

Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
January 23, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

      The Science Olympiad team recently competed in regionals in Salina. They brought home 3rd overall, with some team members placing in individual events.     During a science olympiad tournament like the one in Salina, student competitors can take tests in different events and ...

Finals Fast Approaching

Finals Fast Approaching

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
December 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

      The memes are now becoming more relatable than ever. With finals right around the corner, students are overstressed and underslept. Freshmen through seniors are expected to complete tests and projects for gruelling, last-minute, major grades on Tuesday the 20th and Wednesday the 21st. Th...

Students Donate Jerseys to Ethiopia

Students Donate Jerseys to Ethiopia

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Community Based, News, Showcase, Student Life

    When Senior Emma Ellet watched a presentation by Heather and Habtom Kebede about their mission work in Ethiopia, she knew she wanted to help. With the aid of other members in her youth group at the First Presbyterian Church, she came up with an idea to donate old McPherson jerseys to the yo...

MHS Theater Takes on Arsenic and Old Lace

MHS Theater Takes on  Arsenic and Old Lace

Jordan Moll
November 30, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local, News, Showcase, Student Life

McPherson High School’s theater class had taken their adaption of Arsenic and Old Lace to a whole new level. Playing from November 17 to the 19, the theater students have worked hard to bring their production to life. Their stunning display, utilizing a living black-and-white set, follows the story of the B...

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child

Megan Manning, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Clubs, Community Based, Worldwide

 On Friday, November 18th, McPherson High School’s KAY’s club will be packing boxes of goodies for Operation Christmas Child. Each year KAY’s volunteers to help with this project. They pack up gifts such as clothing, school supplies, and even toys. Then these boxes are sent to children in need. N...

November

November

Megan Manning, Staff Writer
November 11, 2016
Filed under Clubs, Uncategorized

Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad

Mackenzee Klamczynski, writer
November 11, 2016
Filed under Clubs, News, Uncategorized

McPherson High School currently has a Science Olympiad team. It is currently on its 3rd year.    Science Olympiad is a competitive competition in science. It consists of freshmen all the way to seniors with around 4 people for each grade. Each team includes 15 members. They will attend a reg...

A Historic First Vote For Seniors

A Historic First Vote For Seniors

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under Community Based, Showcase, Student Life

    Eighteen year-old seniors who are eligible for voting in the 2016 election have a big decision to make. For a lot of students, this election differs greatly from the those that they grew up watching.     “I remember watching Obama and McCain during the debates, and they were addressing...

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