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Coronavirus, Local

Coronavirus, Local

Hannah Farley

March 11, 2020

The Coronavirus has just recently reached the U.S. after it’s outbreak in China in January. The outbreak has since indirectly affected McPherson, Kansas by creating fears among the county. For farmers it has caused prices on meat to decline and slightly on grains, as the public has become more cautiou...

Spring 2020 – Girls Swim Team

Spring 2020 – Girls Swim Team

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

March 9, 2020

   

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

March 5, 2020

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Contract Negotiations in USD 418 Continue

Contract Negotiations in USD 418 Continue

Hannah Farley, staff writers

March 2, 2020

It is common for teachers to get their contracts at the beginning of the year for them to see how much they’ll end up making in the year. This 2019/2020  school year, teachers at McPherson USD 418 were not given their contracts because the school board was not sure if they’d have the budget for...

Matilda: The Musical

Matilda: The Musical

Faith Lininger, Editor

February 24, 2020

Everyone knows the story of sweet Matilda, and her horrible family and headmistress, Miss Agatha Trunchbull. It is a delightful tale of innocence, and the power of resilience. This year, Greg McGlynn and Nicholas Griggs decided to give our school a taste of the strength of mind of Matilda.  Matild...

Is the ACT and Pre-ACT Beneficial to Students at MHS?

Is the ACT and Pre-ACT Beneficial to Students at MHS?

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

February 22, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25th, students at MHS will be taking their ACTs and pre-ACTs. Testing will begin at the start of school and will end around 12:00 pm. Freshman will be going on tours of local businesses, Sophomores will be taking their Pre-ACTs, Juniors will be taking their ACTs, and Seniors will...

All-State Results

All-State Results

Faith Lininger, Editor

February 20, 2020

As many know, Choir and Band students take part in many contests during the spring semester each year. And each year, many lucky students are chosen to represent MHS and MMS at the Kansas Music Educators Association Conference, which this year, is to be held from February 27th through February 29th...

Spirit Week – 2020

Spirit Week – 2020

Faith Lininger, Editor

February 20, 2020

Spirit Week is a week for students to dress up, have fun, and be total dorks. For the Spring Semester of 2020, our Spirit Week ends on Valentine's Day, a day traditionally meant to show love and appreciation to everyone you care about. Spirit Week this semester had a candy theme, and consisted of: Mon...

The Coronavirus

The Coronavirus

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

February 14, 2020

The recent outbreak of the deadly ‘coronavirus’ is causing an international panic. Leading to the death of tens of thousands of people in China, there are at least two dozen more in other countries such as the United States. Worldwide, this virus has infected almost 60,000 people and the newly developing...

Christmas Carol

Kayla Ladet, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

McPherson High School play “A Christmas Carol” opened on December 13, 2019 and closes on December 14, 2019 at the Historical McPherson Opera House. The play is being produced in living black and white.   They opened last Friday, December 6th with a matinee performance of “A Christmas ...

World War Three Jokes To Soften The Blow

World War Three Jokes To Soften The Blow

Maleiah Ewert, managing editor

January 28, 2020

Iranian assassination has led teenagers to make jokes and memes of a possible war outbreak. As the news and the internet is flooded with country disputes, teenagers and young adults are making a laugh of politicians mistakes.    Unless you’re living under a rock, you more than likely heard ...

McPherson’s All State Musicians

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

January 27, 2020

On January 28th and 29th twenty students will be representing the McPherson High School and the McPherson Middle School at the Kansas Music Educators Conference. These All-State musician groups include the KMEA All-State Band, KMEA All-State Choir, and KCDA All-State Treble Choir. The All-State Band...

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