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About the Solar Eclipse

About the Solar Eclipse

Hannah Butler, Writer
August 21, 2017
Filed under Local, National/Global, News, Worldwide

     Monday, August 21, 2017 is an exciting day for most. It is the day of the solar eclipse. If you are in the path of totality, which is the path of where you can see the eclipse, you will be lucky enough to witness this special event. The last total solar eclipse happened February 26, 1979. It...

New Restaurants – Review

New Restaurants – Review

Bailey Yarborough
May 23, 2017
Filed under Local, Opinion, Uncategorized

Noffy’s Pub - ★★★★ Noffy’s Pub has very delicious sandwiches. Drinks were normal. It would be hard for the pub to accommodate a large group. Delish - ★★★ The food was fresh and local. It was a delight, but the menu is very shallow. Peaceful atmosphere and friendly servers. Papa Murphy’s - ★★★★ It was an interesting experience because it is a ...

Copcakes

Copcakes

Andrea Sweat
May 16, 2017
Filed under Local

On Tuesday, May 2 the McPherson Public Library held an event where the community and law enforcement could come together to decorate and eat cupcakes. The goal for “Copcakes” is to create a better image of police officers. This was not the first time law enforcement has made an effort to build a...

Graduation Drawing Near

Graduation Drawing Near

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

     As the end of school year comes closer, it’s almost time to say goodbye to this year's graduates. The class of 2017’s high school careers are quickly coming to a close. For some seniors like Mensi Patel, that means feelings of excitement.      “I think that I am caught between ...

McPherson Art Exhibition

McPherson Art Exhibition

Julia Eilert, Co- Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

  On Thursday, April 20th at 9 a.m. at the Park School Gym, the McPherson County Art Exhibition opened to the public. The show featured pieces from all mediums that were submitted by students and schools in McPherson County.    “I always love putting my work into the art show,” said MHS ...

Students Going To College for Free?

Megan Manning, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under News

    Recently several states have been offering students free college tuition, one of the most recent scholarships is New York and their passing of the Excelsior Scholarship. This scholarship starts fall of 2017 for New Yorkers making $100,000 or less and by 2019 it will be for those making $125,000 a ...

Musical Arts goes to State

Katelyn Martin
April 12, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Classes, Community Based, Hot Off the Hallway, Local, Music ヽ(⌐■_■)ノ♪♬, Uncategorized

Every year McPherson High School goes to contest to show their amazing skills. This year, they will be attending Small Ensemble Contest in Great Bend, and State Large Group in Smoky Valley on April twelfth. Many of the students are very excited, such as Andre Patton, a freshman at MHS and Men’s...

Junior Open Lunch Fundraiser

Junior Open Lunch Fundraiser

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Local, News, Showcase

The MHS Junior Class is starting an open-donation fundraiser for the option of open lunch for their class during prom construction week.   “I think this is a great idea!” said junior Georgia Herrold, “As a junior I think they should just suck it up since we’re so close to being seniors. Ever...

Main Events

Main Events

Megan Manning, Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under Local, News

    McPherson always seems to have something going on, especially for the little kids and even teens. You don’t have to go to Salina or Wichita for something there is plenty in Mac, especially downtown. There are several events that involving McPherson’s Main Street. Most of these events ...

State-Wide Wildfires

State-Wide Wildfires

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Local, Showcase

  Stepping outside on Monday morning, McPherson Residents were greeted with an overcast day. Nothing unusual for the beginning of March, except for the forecast being bright and sunny. What citizens were seeing was actually smoke from out-of-control fires from nearby counties.   There are a t...

Students Help With Blood Drive

Students Help With Blood Drive

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Community Based, News, Showcase

    The biannual blood drive was held at MHS this past Wednesday, on March 1st. Students who signed up went to the auxiliary gym throughout the day to donate. Helping with the drive were volunteers from the AP Literature class. Senior Mensi Patel, who helped set up beds and food for donors during...

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