The High Life

McPherson High School journalists placed at Regional Contests

McPherson High School journalists placed at Regional Contests

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

LAWRENCE, March 8, 2019 -- The Kansas Scholastic Press Association is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Regional Contests, which rewarded the best student journalists from among 2100 entries gathered from around the state.   In the Regional Contest, students from 87 different schools comp...

MHS Gossip Account

MHS Gossip Account

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Local, Opinion, Showcase

Cyberbullying being a big problem among teens, the popular social media site ‘Instagram’ can be a big outlet. Bullying online can affect people in ways the person typing it couldn't even imagine. From suicide to depression, posting things online or texting people things that can hurt them in any way will always end badly. Joey Rupert, resource ...

The Seussical Musical; Presented by MHS

The Seussical Musical; Presented by MHS

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local, News, Showcase, Student Life

On February 14-16, McPherson High School presented the Seussical Musical.  Seussical in now one of the most performed shows in America presented by schools, local theaters and professional actors and actresses. The Suessical Musical cast put on many performances for elementary students before t...

MHS Redesign

MHS Redesign

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under Community Based, Local, News, Showcase

The McPherson High School, along with many other schools in the state of Kansas will be redesigning by adding a student study lounge, changing the schedule, and including some project based learning to the school. A select group of students and teachers are meeting regularly during 5th hour to talk...

Vaping Epidemic In Younger Generations, Spreading To MHS?

Vaping Epidemic In Younger Generations, Spreading To MHS?

Katelyn Mintzer, staff writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Local, News

Vapes are made by Juul Labs, Inc. The devices have become very popular in recent years, especially among young people. Using a juul, also called “Juuling,” can put kids/teens health at risk in several ways. JUUL devices are battery operated and work by heating a pod of e-liquid or “juice” that...

Lujano teaches AP World History with coach-like toughness

Lujano teaches AP World History with coach-like toughness

Maleiah Ewert, staff writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, Student Life

The AP World History class is described as challenging among the student body.  Instructor John Lujano said he teaches like he coaches. Lujano was once approached by a colleague saying why don't you teach the way you coach and the whole game changed from there.  Lujano took his colleague’s wor...

Prom Committee

Prom Committee

Faith Lininger, Starr Writer

February 1, 2019


Filed under Local, News

That's right, Prom is just around the corner. Girls are getting their dresses, boys are getting their tuxes, and everyone is getting ready to party like it's 1999. (That's a little Prince reference for ya if you didn't know.) But... How will we have Prom, if we have no money for decorations? Or catered...

Inside the World of Strings

Inside the World of Strings

Alanna Golden

January 30, 2019


Filed under Local, Music ヽ(⌐■_■)ノ♪♬, Student Life

Unlike band, strings has a tendency to seem more secretive around the school. This is why the members of the program, as well as the people that come to the concerts, matter so much more to them. Everyone in McPherson hears about the High School band one time or another, but the strings doesn't seem to...

MHS High Life, past and future

MHS High Life, past and future
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Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Community Based, Local, Opinion, Showcase

McPHERSON—2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the McPherson High Life. The McPherson High Life has provided students and staff with a good source of news for many years and will continue to do so. But what has changed over the years and where will journalism be going in the future? Looking back,...

Mac-Town CrossFit

Mac-Town CrossFit

Katelyn Mintzer, staff writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under News, Uncategorized

What do you think about getting fit, having fun, and making friends all at the same time? Then join Mac-Town CrossFit, at  715 W. Woodside St. McPherson, KS. CrossFit is a family friendly environment and can help you feel better about yourself and your health. The owners are Chad and Sarah Muehler. The...

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