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Pictured is Homecoming Queen and king Keanna Sullivan and Zach Stein. PIcture creds: Jessie Bernal

Hoco week: Getting dressed up to get down

Shelley Worden, Journalist February 22, 2024

 uEvery year at McPherson High School we have a fall and winter homecoming. This past week, February 12 through 18, was our winter homecoming. Throughout the week MHS has many different events we do to...

An ambulance arriving on scene of the shooting at the parade and victory rally.

Shooting in Kansas City leaves one dead

Camryn Regier, Journalist February 21, 2024

At the Super Bowl victory parade and rally, a shooting occurred. It killed one and left more than 20 people injured.  On Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, when Chiefs fans were leaving the rally a shooting...

Get to know the MHS Homecoming candidates

Chiara Lovadina, Journalist February 9, 2024

The Winter Homecoming at McPherson High School is only a couple of weeks away and it’s time for all the students to vote their homecoming queen and king. Sometimes it might be hard to decide who to vote...

Picture of Punxsutawney Phil.

Groundhog day

Izabelle Burkes, Journalist February 9, 2024

Groundhog Day just happened. It was on Feb. 2  in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. This holiday is a cherished tradition every year. The groundhog gets out of hibernation. If it sees its shadow it means there...

Snow days in Kansas

Snow days in Kansas

Kynedi Huggard, Journalist January 30, 2024

The weather in McPherson, Kansas in the month of January has been a little crazy. USD 418 has had about 4 total snow days and there have also been a few days where students left early or had a two-hour...

Pictured is cast members and choreographer reviewing choreography for a number in the show.

The Drowsy Chaperone

January 25, 2024

qMcPherson High School’s musical this year is “The Drowsy Chaperone”. The musical takes place in the roaring 20's and features various unique characters. The musical is narrated from the perspective...

Right: Savannah Souders Left: Her older brother

Shining light on Aplastic Anemia: a journey from shadows to spotlight

Alexis Gatica, Journalist December 6, 2023

Imagine feeling constantly tired, shortness of breath, and easily bruised. These are the silent, yet debilitating symptoms of aplastic anemia, a rare, and serious condition that many people are unaware...

 Students in Reichenbergers making t shirts at the She Shed.

She Shed sells shirts

Shelley Worden, Journalist December 5, 2023

Mcpherson Main Street is home to some of Mcpherson’s best stores. Main Street offers stores varying from antiques, barbershops, bookstores, flower shops, and more. One of the most recent additions to...

Elizabeth Vieyra, a full-time employee, spends countless hours with Ugandan children teaching them about the bible.

Americans in Africa

Adylaide Crocker, Journalist December 4, 2023

  With people all around the world not knowing about the Bible, people in Hutchinson, Kansas have taken it upon themselves to share the Gospel message with families in Uganda.   Ripples From...

The date of the 2023 bond election taken from the McPherson USD 418 website.

What do people really think in regards to the bond?

Kasper Morton, Journalist December 1, 2023

The subject of the bond has been a hot topic of debate, among students, staff, and other adults. Many different views on the bond have been passed around, and not many know which side to take. After all,...

A.I. generated adoptable character sheet posted to DeviantArt by user jellieadopt.s

The Robot Apocalypse is coming, but it’s nothing like the movies.

Kasper Morton, Journalist November 3, 2023

The modern world has always been moving towards technological development but with artificial intelligence spreading beyond control, industries may soon be replaced by such. A.I. has been more prevalent...

Photo credit: Harbin Clinic

Diabetes Awareness Month

Izabelle Burkes, Journalist October 27, 2023

Every single month out of the year is an awareness month. This upcoming November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Here is everything you need to know about it. Awareness months are something that is dedicated...

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