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James Charles Makeup Palette – Worth it?

James Charles Makeup Palette – Worth it?

Faith Lininger, Editor

January 18, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, National/Global, News, Opinion, Worldwide

This is a '5 Question, 5 Answer' kind of things. 1.) Pigmentation, (or for you non-aspiring beauty guru's), The Coloration? The color pay off is amazing. For some colors, like the white in the palette, you can layer it to get a really blinding white, or a very transparent brow bone highlight, while...

McPherson High School Wrestling

McPherson High School Wrestling

Kaylea Herrman, staff writer

December 9, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase, Sports

  With wrestling season here, the McPherson High School wrestlers are constantly training for their matches. The McPherson High school has a good reputation for wrestling and there is pressure on the wrestlers not to disappoint. Some students hope to earn a scholarship in the future and wrestling is ...

Our 100 Year Celebration!

Hannah Butler, Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under Local, Uncategorized

     McPherson High School has had a newspaper, but for how long exactly? In 1919, The High Life was first established at the Senior High School in McPherson, KS. During this time, World War I was ending and the Treaty of Versailles was underway. There was definitely a lot that could be written bac...

The Dangers of Driving During Holidays

The Dangers of Driving During Holidays

Alanna Golden

December 1, 2018


Filed under News

Driving for the holidays is a very common thing to do around the world, the only issue is, it can be very dangerous for not only yourself, but your whole family. People come together all the time for holidays, whether it's by plane, car, or train, although some options are slightly safer than others....

The MHS Thespian Troupe

The MHS Thespian Troupe

Kaylea Herrman, staff writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local

Acting, to everything being done behind the scenes, there is a lot of work that goes into the production of a play or musical. The McPherson High School thespian troupe gives quality entertainment to students and citizens of McPherson. A lot of people enjoy their performances and they now have two upcoming events in the ...

School Threats and Shootings

School Threats and Shootings

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


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

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...

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