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Update on Puerto Rico

Update on Puerto Rico

Megan Grieb, Student

October 19, 2017


Filed under National/Global, News

Back in September, Puerto Rico faced a huge drawback from the world. Hurricane Maria tore through the whole island and knocking power out everywhere. Most people didn’t know how to react and are still in the process of recovering today. Luckily donations have been pouring in everywhere. Organization...

Mayoral Candidates

Mayoral Candidates

Bailey Yarborough

October 19, 2017


Filed under Local, News

Friday, October 13, Tom Brown visited McPherson High School. He was a guest speaker and came to talk about the upcoming election. Tom Brown is our former mayor and is running for another term; one term is four years. In his presentation, he explained what he has done for McPherson, including all...

October Weather

Sydney Boese, Publisher

October 17, 2017


Filed under Local, National/Global, News

Last year the weather at this time was about the same; really all over the place.  It was 73 on Monday, 80 on Tuesday, 59 on Wednesday, 61 on Thursday, 77 on Friday, 82 on Saturday and 90 on Sunday.  This year it’s been around the same; Monday was about 64 and Friday is supposed to get up to 71, w...

McPherson Driving

Lillian Peterson-Breeden

October 16, 2017


Filed under Local, News

McPherson Driving   At McPherson High School a few people were asked about what they think about how high schoolers drive around the school or just in general. Also, they were asked how they might think about McPherson driving. Is McPherson a safer place to drive around than Wichita? Or Kans...

Refusal of Service is Absurd

Refusal of Service is Absurd

Virgil Lyon

October 13, 2017


Filed under National/Global, News, Opinion

Recently, a pro-life christian group was booted from a Seattle coffee shop, for putting up an anti-abortion poster, then attempting to receive service. While this is not the full story, this also brings to mind the time when it went the opposite way. In 2012, a Colorado baker refused service to a ga...

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Sydney Boese, Publisher

October 9, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

The annual blood drive at McPherson High School was on October 2nd from 8:30 to 2:30.  It was in the auxiliary gym for anyone over the age of 16 wanting to donate blood to people in need.  Sign up was in Mrs. Harlin’s room, before Friday, September 29; she gave out papers for anyone who was inter...

Las Vegas Shooting

Lillian Peterson-Breeden, Writing

October 6, 2017


Filed under Local, National/Global, News

On October 1st, 2017, forty-eight year old Stephen Paddock shot and killed 58 people and injured more than 500 people at a country concert in Las Vegas. Stephen was staying in Hotel Mandalay Bay, room 32. The windows at the hotel don’t open, so he hit two windows with a hammer in his suite to have ...

Baby Talk

Baby Talk

Maggie Leaf, Editorial Cartoonist

September 28, 2017


Filed under National/Global, Opinion

“DACA Nightmare”

“DACA Nightmare”

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion

Monarchs Making Their Way Down South

Monarchs Making Their Way Down South

Hannah Butler, Writer

September 16, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

    You might have noticed many monarch butterflies flying by to visit lately. McPherson is right in the migration path of these stunning creatures. There have been loads of monarchs, but some of them aren’t actually the monarch butterflies we know and love.     A multitude of butterflies have been c...

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...

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