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Sleep deprivation- you’re not alone?

Sleep deprivation- you’re not alone?

Hannah Butler, Brianna Bradley, and Taylor Boesker
September 15, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life

For some, the transition from middle school to high school is a significant change. A new school means new schedules, routines, and habits. A habit that isn’t so positive is the lack of sleep. High school students are affected from the overload of academics and extracurricular activities and this le...

A New Tradition: Senior Parking

A New Tradition: Senior Parking

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
August 26, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

  If you have driven around McPherson High School recently, you might have noticed the new paintings decorating the parking spaces. The spaces were each bought for 50 dollars at the end of last school year. On August 13th, the 38 MHS seniors that purchased spots gathered to paint their marks. T...

Different cultures brought together through the Exchange Program

Different cultures brought together through the Exchange Program

Denise Farley
May 16, 2016
Filed under Just for Fun ☆~(◡‿◕✿), Student Life

           Most people would balk at the thought of living in another country for a year. However, I interviewed two exchange students, and my dad about what they thought. My dad had been in Norway before, so even though he knew what the country was like, it was a new experience for ...

History of All Schools Day

Megan Wiens, Staff
May 12, 2016
Filed under Community Based, Showcase, Student Life

All Schools Day is and always was a highlight of my school year. Although primarily just because it meant getting out of school for a day, and eating funnel cakes. Although recently I’ve realized there is more to the day than that. For others and I who have lived in McPherson our whole lives, we’re...

Too Cool for School

Too Cool for School

Megan Wiens, Staff
May 6, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

    For the past two weeks MHS has been at a cool 60 degrees and lower in some classrooms. The overly active air conditioner is hitting the science hall the hardest. John Lujano whose classroom is at the end of the hallway is one of the teachers most affected by the drop in temperature. The vent t...

Dwelling on The Past

Megan Wiens, Staff
April 27, 2016
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

  It’s those tiny details that keep me up at night. It seems I’m always tired before my head hits the pillow, but as soon as I lay down I feel like I could run a marathon. My mind starts thinking about moments in my life, the good, the bad- mostly the bad. Somewhere in between the regret of not sa...

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...

Chewed Straight

Chewed Straight

Anna Southward
April 9, 2016
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

We all know the dangers of having Chewing gum in school. The constant nagging from your peers can be quite the bother. Which is why we choose to ignore the fact that we have gum in the first place, but most also have chosen to ignore the facts about gum. We all have our own habits, but chewing gum...

Youth Advisory Council Assembly and Demonstration

Youth Advisory Council Assembly and Demonstration

Julia Eilert, Writer
April 9, 2016
Filed under Clubs, Showcase

  Last Wednesday, March 30, the Youth Advisory Council gave McPherson High School an assembly on safe driving and the consequences of irresponsible choices involving alcohol. Students gathered in the theater at school to listen to fellow students talk about safety. During the assembly, an alarm went off...

The Price of Prom

The Price of Prom

Megan Wiens, Staff
April 1, 2016
Filed under Community Based, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

    Some girls dream of having the best dress, the best hair, and above all, the best date on their prom night. Others might buy their prom ticket the day before and eat some microwave noodles before heading out the door. Any way they decide to celebrate the night, there is a great emphasis put o...

Prom Construction is “Heating” Up!

Prom Construction is “Heating” Up!

Julia Eilert, Writer
March 27, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Miscellaneous

Prom is on April 2nd, and the junior class has been constructing and decorating for the occasion. They’ve held various prom construction days for juniors to participate in since as far back as February.    “Prom construction has gone really well,” said Elizabeth Evans, a junior. “It is starting to reall...

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