The High Life

McPherson Football Bullpups Starting Off the Season With a Big Win

McPherson Football Bullpups Starting Off the Season With a Big Win

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor

September 15, 2019

The McPherson High School football team had their first home game this season, their record right now is 2-0. They played against Windfield at 7 pm here at the McPherson College felids. The Bullpups won 47-0 with the help of the student section cheering on their team. Jayton Alexander, a starter on ...

The Suffering Amazon

The Suffering Amazon

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

September 14, 2019

Since the beginning of the year, tens of thousands of fires have been burning across the Amazon basin. Millions of species of plants and animals that reside in the forest are dying. With more than 47% of these fires occurring in the last month, if action is not taken soon the results could be irreversible....

The Controversies of The MHS Phone Policy

The Controversies of The MHS Phone Policy

Atlanta Wing

September 9, 2019

September 2019-2020 school year at the McPherson High School the phone policy has lead to complaining and controversy by how its being implemented among the students.   Most teachers at MHS have you put your phone in a phone pocket. However, students are irritated with this rule thinking it’s...

How does McPherson High School feel about the LGBTQ+

V Haden and Tylor Johnson

September 9, 2019

All around the world the LGBTQ+ community has been discriminated against. No matter where you go you will always find a homophobic person or persons. What most people don't realize is the suffix “phobia” or “phobic” comes from the greek word “phobos” which is an irrational fear of someth...

Is my Clothing Distracting you?

Is my Clothing Distracting you?

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

September 7, 2019

Dress code has been a controversial issue at MHS for years however, recently students have noticed some unfairness in the reports being made. Whether a student was wearing a short skirt, short shorts, or their shoulders were showing, people have started realizing these rules are not applying to everyone....

JAG-K Helping Students at MHS

JAG-K  Helping Students at MHS

Maleiah Ewert, Editor

September 3, 2019

JAG-K, Jobs for America’s Graduates Kansas, a new class recently was added to McPherson High School, the class will be officially starting September third.  JAG-K is a class that prepares students for their future.  Students in the class will be preparing for college and future careers, preparing...

Advice For The People of MHS

Advice For The People of MHS

Faith Lininger, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

For the past 3 years, I have been wondering about an advice column for the McPherson High School newspaper, a place to get helpful advice, and remain anonymous throughout the whole thing.  Quite often, teens will talk to peers about their problems more than an adult, even a trusted adult. Student...

2020 Presidential Election

2020 Presidential Election

Maleiah Ewert, Editor

August 26, 2019

As the year 2020, four year mark to pick a president comes around, politics are on the minds of many.  For a lot of High School seniors, they’ll be able to vote for the 2020 presidential election. You must register to vote 29 days before election day in the state for Kansas.  You must be 18 on or ...

Students Views on the Redesign

Students Views on the Redesign

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

August 26, 2019

Near the end of the second semester last year, it was announced that a group of students and teachers were planning a redesign. This redesign was going to include turning one of the locker pod area's into a study lounge and including some project based learning time (pup time). These changes were made...

Kicking Off the School Year With A New Assistant Principal

Kicking Off the School Year With A New Assistant Principal

Katelyn Mintzer, Writer

August 26, 2019

McPherson High School kicks off the year with a new assistant principal, Tyson Kendrick. Kendrick’s career took him through four different school districts in the Kansas area teaching Physical Education and working as an Activities Director for ten years.  This is his first role as an assistant princ...

Climate Change – Is it Too Late For Our Polar Bears?

Climate Change – Is it Too Late For Our Polar Bears?

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

Although climate change is creating serious consequences throughout our planet, the most serious consequences are being experienced around the Earth’s poles. The Arctic has endured the most damaging consequences of climate change due to both the disappearance of the sea ice and the increased lengt...

Abortion Laws On The Rise

Abortion Laws On The Rise

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

  In the news we see bills and new abortion laws popping up left and right in states across America including Alabama, Ohio, Missouri, Georgia and others.  This leaves us to the question that we need to answer for ourselves and fast. Should we be redefining what abortion rights means in this new co...

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