The High Life

School Threats and Shootings

School Threats and Shootings

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under Community Based, Local, National/Global, Opinion, Showcase

When coming to school, feeling safe and secure is something very important. At the McPherson High school many changes have been made to provide more security for the 2018-2019 school year. At the start of the year a resource officer was hired and classroom doors were locked at all times during ea...

Kansas Voting 2018

Kansas Voting 2018

Alanna Golden

November 14, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Voting day has just passed us, and the results are now clear for us all to see. Some surprising or groundbreaking results came in, and plenty of people were pleased, while others were disturbed by the changes. While change is seen as a negative thing, this one might prove to be good. Kansas is genera...

Finding Your College

Finding Your College

Hannah Butler

November 5, 2018


Filed under Local, News

     McPherson High School had a college fair on Wednesday, October 17th. The fair is a great opportunity for all students to be able to talk to representatives from different colleges. Lots of information can be given to the students and it gives them a chance to ask questions if they have any. Som...

Global Warming, or Just Kansas?

Global Warming, or Just Kansas?

Faith Lininger, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Local, News

How would you know that you’ve entered Kansas? If it’s almost 80 degrees one day, and the next, it’s below twenty, with snow on the ground, you’re in Kansas. Or, is that just global warming coming into effect? A lot of people would argue that Kansas has always had wacky weather, and others w...

Why Are Parents Opting Out of Vaccinations?

Why Are Parents Opting Out of Vaccinations?

Nadia Turley, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under National/Global, News

  According to the CDC, flu- like activity began to increase in November, reaching an extended period of high activity during January and February nationally, and remained elevated through the end of March. With flu season approaching, vaccinations have become more and more controversial. Mo...

Stepping up our game, 4a to 5a

Stepping up our game, 4a to 5a

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Local, News

This year at McPherson High School, the students in sports had big adjustments to make.  McPherson High School has been in division 4a for a long time. The division groups what schools will be playing who. The schools with a similar amount of students will play against each other in all competitions ...

RECYCLING and Trash bins in McPherson

RECYCLING and Trash bins in McPherson

Desire Epps, Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under News

  The town is getting flooded with trash from careless people who can’t  seem to wait till they get to a trash or recycling bin. Land pollution has increased drastically across the states. People are being warned constantly of the effect that it is having on the world. People are also act...

Why You Should Stop Eating Meat

Why You Should Stop Eating Meat

Sally Boese, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under News

The term “vegetarian” has become increasingly popular recently, but there are many different categories that fall under this title, along with a variety of benefits and risks. Vegetarianism is actually a restrictive form of veganism, but are commonly confused for each other. Being vegan is excluding...

Ristorante Italiano di Famiglia

Ristorante Italiano di Famiglia

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase

Have you been waiting for a new restaurant to open up in the town of McPherson?  Recently a new place called “Ristorante Italiano di Famiglia”, an italian restaurant, has opened at 204 N Main street.  This classy new restaurant replaced Delish, another food company that opened only seven months...

World Leaders and Global Warming

World Leaders and Global Warming

Nadia Turley, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under News

“The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive.” -Donald Trump.  A huge problem in today’s world is global warming and it’s detrimental effect on the environment, and all who inhabit it. A majority of it is caused by humans, so what are we doing about it? Most impor...

Climate Change, Global warming, and The Greenhouse effect

Desire Epps, writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under News

 Climate change by definition is “a change in global or regional climate patterns, in particular a change apparent from the mid to late 20th century onwards and attributed largely to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels.” Climate change, according to scientists, is causing...

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