The High Life

The Eternal Debate

The Eternal Debate

Abbey Yianakopulos, Journalism 1 Student

October 27, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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Scary Movie Takeover

Scary Movie Takeover

Jessica Wylie, Co-editor

October 27, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Scary movies have always been a staple of the Halloween season. From “The Ring,” to“Paranormal Activity,” movie goers continuously bring in huge amounts of money to view horror movies. “I think that the appeal of scary movies is the idea of getting scared,” senior Abby Denshaw said....

The Dream Before Halloween

Julia Eilert, Newspaper

October 27, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Halloween is approaching, which usually means it’s time to break out candy, costumes and scary decorations for the lawn. Although Halloween is typically viewed as a tame, almost kid- friendly holiday, it was derived from the an old superstition that wasn’t so child­proofed. Halloween first...

Ping Pong Frenzy

Ping Pong Frenzy

Olivia Hansen, Co-editor

October 19, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

  Being one of the largest clubs in McPherson High School, ping pong club sets the stage for a fun school year. The idea was just a twinkle in the co-founders eye’s, Kye Brewer and Kento Aizawa, during freshman year band, but transformed into a fantastic club. Ping pong club meets once a month and it plans ...

McPherson Museum is Hosting, “The Haunt”

McPherson Museum is Hosting, “The Haunt”

Megan Marlett, Journalism 1 Student

October 19, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The McPherson Museum is hosting “The Haunt” on October seventeenth, twenty third, twenty fourth and the thirtieth, from eight o’clock to ten o’clock. Then they have one last haunt from eight o’clock to eleven o’clock. Tickets are ten dollars if you buy them in advance, or if you get them...

Almost Maine Captivates the Hearts of the Audience

Almost Maine Captivates the Hearts of the Audience

Abbey Yianakopulos

October 13, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

  On October 9th and 10th, the MHS Theater put on a play at 7:30 PM here at the high school. The play was called Almost Maine. It took place in a small town called Almost, Maine where everybody knows everybody.The actors and actresses in this play were outstanding, and the dedication that they...

Carving Up the Clay

Julia Eilert, Writer

September 24, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

 Sculpture is one of the fine arts classes offered at McPherson High School to any student that has completed Art 1 beforehand. Art 1 is the prerequisite, or required class, for a number of art electives, such as Ceramics, Drawing, and Glass Forming. Stacy Hall has been teaching for 26 years at MH...

Spooky Recipes

Jessica Wylie, Co-Editor

September 24, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Soft Pumpkin Cookies What You’ll Need: 2 1/2 cups  all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon  baking soda 1 teaspoon  baking powder 1 teaspoon  ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon  ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon  salt 1 1/2 cups  granulated sugar 1/2 cup  butter (1 stick), softened 1 cup  LIBBY'S® 100% Pure...

Fall in Love with Autumn

Olivia Hansen, Co-Editor

September 23, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Uncategorized

As the leaves start to die and the pumpkin lattes get brought out, we’re once again reminded of the glorious fall season ahead. So, to make sure this autumn lives up to the hype, here’s a list of Fall Must Do’s. 1.) Buy a fall scented candle, it’ll get your nose in the mood for the season, then...

Not Your Typical Walking Dead

Not Your Typical Walking Dead

Julia Eilert, Writer

September 23, 2015


Filed under Book Reviews

 Skimming through the beginning of City of the Dead, by Brian Keene, it comes across as another typical zombie novel. One that follows the typical death sequence of characters and alludes to tragic loss in the past. Maybe there’s a twist to how the zombies work, but it’s usually not that great of...

Would Cutting Fine Art Classes Really be Beneficial in the End?

Would Cutting Fine Art Classes Really be Beneficial in the End?

Abbey Yianakopulos, Journalism 1 Student

September 16, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

  Many schools across America have been cutting fine art classes from their program due to budget cuts and other financial issues. It’s not fair to students that these schools fail to see the many benefits of these classes. In fine art classes students can allow themselves to think creatively ...

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