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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...

Australia up in Flames

Australia up in Flames

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

January 14, 2020

Australia is currently suffering from a vast amount of deadly fires. While they have had small bush fires every season, due to record breaking temperatures and severe drought, the outcome of this season's fires are devastating. With about 27 people killed, including four firefighters, 15.6 million acres...

McPherson High School Choir to be Aired On KAKE News

McPherson High School Choir to be Aired On KAKE News

Maleiah Ewert, Managing Editor

December 17, 2019

  With the Christmas season upon us, excitement is all around.  Movies, popcorn, music and family, the season is bound to be splendid.  For the McPherson High School Choir, an amazing Christmas opportunity was given to them.  The school choir’s Bel Canto, Mixed Ensemble, and Vita Voce w...

Tik Tok Breaking The Internet

Tik Tok Breaking The Internet

Maleiah Ewert, managing editor

December 17, 2019

  Tik Tok is a rising popular social media app where users can make and share short videos.  The trending app was once known as Musical.ly where users made lip syncing videos. In 2017, Musical.ly was bought by another company called ByteDance.  Since then, the app has changed rapidly making ...

Scooters Coffee Delights Customers

Scooters Coffee Delights Customers

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

December 16, 2019

A new Scooters Coffee Drive-Thru has recently opened on the 8th of December in the Genesis Health Club parking lot. Scooters serves a variety of drinks such as lattes, smoothies, and even food items like breakfast burritos and cinnamon rolls. This popular coffee shop has attracted many people, such as...

The Interact Club

The Interact Club

Skyler Porter, staff writer

December 6, 2019

There is a new club for students in McPherson called the Interact Club, for the highschoolers advised by Mrs. Shook and Mrs. Plughoeft. The Interact Club is a part of the Rotary International. They meet the third Thursday of every month at the McPherson Public Library. The Interact Club is doing a...

Prank, or Big Mistake?

Faith Lininger, Editor In Chief

November 25, 2019

On Thursday, November 21st, the students in Mrs. Shook's 6th hour College Bound English Class experienced an unpleasant-yet enlightening event. Unexpectedly, the room began to fill with Pepper spray. It started at the door, slowly rolling in, hitting the students closest to the doors first. At first,...

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