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Come Dance, Old Sport

Come Dance, Old Sport

Jordan Moll
October 20, 2016
Filed under Local, Miscellaneous, News, Showcase, Student Life

Prom is a rite of passage for many high school students. Searching for the perfect dress to finding the prettiest corsage, it’s a huge endeavor preparing for it. Possible the most time-consuming and costly preparations to be made is the theme. From coming up with the ideas, to voting, to constructi...

What is Wrong (Or Maybe Right) With Us?

What is Wrong (Or Maybe Right) With Us?

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
October 20, 2016
Filed under Miscellaneous, Opinion

The moon landing was faked. Beyonce and Britney Spears are clones. Government officials are stone-cold reptiles. Now, what do these three sentences have in common? For most people, the correlation is that all three of these are statements that have been heard, and maybe even mocked when they’re mentioned....

College and Career Day

Megan Manning, Staff Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under Student Life

At the MHS college representatives come and set up their tables with all their information in the Roundhouse each year. Every student has a chance to visit with the college reps and ask various questions they have. This year each student was given a barcode that could be scanned in order to receive ...

Classes Host Fundraiser to Help Impoverished

Classes Host Fundraiser to Help Impoverished

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
October 20, 2016
Filed under Community Based, News, Showcase, Student Life

    AP Environmental Science, also known as APES, and AP Biology classes held a fundraiser to help raise money for impoverished men and women in developing countries. The fundraiser began on Friday, October 14, and lasted through Friday the 21st.     Students from the classes sold Hall...

MHS Production of The 39 Steps

MHS Production of The 39 Steps

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
October 14, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

   McPherson High School Main Stage Theatre's fall production of The 39 Steps, took place October 6th and 7th. The show began at 7:30 in the MHS auditorium. Tickets sold for $5.00 for adults, $4.00 for students, and $3.00 for seniors. Activity passes were also accepted.    The play, ...

Benefits of giving

Benefits of giving

Brianna Bradley
October 13, 2016
Filed under Clubs, Opinion, Student Life

   I recently watched an inspiring speech on a TED talk, in which Abigail Marsh discussed why some people are more altruistic than others. After watching the video, I really pondered on her opinion. Marsh examined and interviewed many people as to why they believed they had this trait. She came to the...

MHS Clubs

Megan Manning, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016
Filed under Clubs

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Color Run

Color Run

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
September 30, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

    MHS hosted its first color run on Saturday, September 24, 2016. The event was held at McPherson High School starting at 8am, and lasted until 11:30 the same morning. Students, friends, and family were all invited to participate in the 3.1 mile run. A registration fee of $25 was required for all...

Effects of Social Media

Brianna Bradley
September 28, 2016
Filed under Miscellaneous, Student Life, Uncategorized

Selena Gomez, Kim Kardashian, and Beyonce may have the most followed Instagram accounts, but now teenagers in high school are dedicated to their feed as much as famous celebrities are. Social media plays a major role in our lives and majorly influences us as humans. In the 21st century, teen...

Backpack! Backpack!

Backpack! Backpack!

Taylor Boesker
September 28, 2016
Filed under Student Life

14,000 children are treated for backpack related injuries every single year. 5,000 of those children end up in the emergency room with excruciating neck, back, or shoulder pain. All of these injuries are caused from overweight backpacks. When a backpack is too heavy, the back tends to lurch forward, t...

Top 10 Kpop Dances

Top 10 Kpop Dances

Katelyn Martin
September 28, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Just for Fun ☆~(◡‿◕✿), Music ヽ(⌐■_■)ノ♪♬, Opinion, Student Life

If you're into Korean Pop Music, but you really look into the choreography then you should definitely watch these Top 10 Kpop Dances. Number 1.) BTS- Fire Choreographer- Keone Madrid Album- The Most Beautiful Moment In Life: Young Forever This super upbeat song definitely goes with the name!...

MHS School Pride- Spirit Week

MHS School Pride- Spirit Week

Jordan Moll, Newspaper Staff
September 26, 2016
Filed under Local, Miscellaneous, Miscellaneous, News, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

September 26th is the beginning of Spirit Week at McPherson High School. Spirit Week is the chance for students to present their Bullpup Pride in a fun way, while also supporting the homecoming candidates. “I always forget to dress out on the first day of spirit week, but I love it anyways,” said ...

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