The High Life

Is Buckling up Enough?

Is Buckling up Enough?

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019


Filed under Community Based, Local, Opinion, Showcase

Its that time of year again, the McPherson Carnival is in town. To many people around McPherson the carnival was a yearly event that they enjoyed and looked forward to however, in the recent years the quality of certain rides have gone down. Shining a light on a particular ride, ‘The Zipper’ is one of...

The Impact of School Starting Later

The Impact of School Starting Later

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under Community Based, Local, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Many students at MHS would love to have a later school starting time, but could this actually benefit the students? A problem for many teachers at schools is students falling asleep during class. They not only miss out on the lesson, but they also might get a detention. If MHS teens brains aren't awak...

Every Talent Welcome

Every Talent Welcome

Faith Lininger, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


Filed under Local, News

With corny jokes and amazing feats, the MHS Variety Show has a special place in the hearts of McPherson High School performers. Amazing juggling, magic, and vocals are all to be expected. Everyone has a special preference, a level of skill, and a chance to show their talents to the community of McPherson. ...

New Changes Being Made to McPherson High School

New Changes Being Made to McPherson High School

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, Student Life

McPherson High School is considering making some big changes for next year's School year.  They’re planning on having a free hour for all students so they can sign up for other classes they’re interested in. Mr. Reith, a math teacher at MHS said, “I think having the additional period is a good...

Allergies at MHS

Allergies at MHS

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

  At MHS, there are many students that you may not know suffer from allergies. People who don't suffer from allergies of any kind might not understand the struggles that people with them have to deal with on a daily basis. From even being near something to ingesting it without knowing, in severe c...

The Senior Showcase

The Senior Showcase

Faith Lininger, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Local, News

Special Olympics

Special Olympics

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019


Filed under Local, National/Global, Worldwide

Mrs.O’dell´s class recently took a trip to Hays, Kansas to participate in the Special Olympics. This outside organization was held by local volunteers, and the MHS students taking part were Micah Anderson, Caleb Demaio, Olivia Inman, and Will Wheat. These students all participated in group basketbal...

Earth Hour Bringing Attention to Global Climate Change

Earth Hour Bringing Attention to Global Climate Change

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

March 30, 2019


Filed under Local, National/Global, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

  Earth Hour is an annual event encouraging people all over the world to turn off unnecessary electricity. Earth Hour is an event to encourage the talk of Global Climate Change and to challenge people how long they can go without electricity. This year Earth Hour is on March 30th from 8:30-9:30...

Sarah Lamm Presents About The Mars Rover To MHS Students

Sarah Lamm Presents About The Mars Rover To MHS Students

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Thursday, March 21st Sarah Lamm spoke at the Kansas Cosmosphere in the morning and at McPherson High School during the sixth period.  Lamm spoke about the different rovers on Mars and the tool she was in charge of to approximately 40 students from Mr.Kornhaus robotics class. Sarah Lamm is a NASA...

MHS Hi-Steppers Tryouts

MHS Hi-Steppers Tryouts

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under Community Based, Local, Sports

  Next month, tryouts are being held for the MHS Hi-steppers. April 8th and 11th practice sessions will be from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Lincoln Elementary. The tryouts to make the team will then be held on April 13th from 9:00am to 12:00pm in the MHS auxiliary gym. The dancers trying out will learn a routine ...

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