The High Life

MHS Marching Band at the Alamo Bowl

MHS Marching Band at the Alamo Bowl

Chloe Jones, J1 Student

January 12, 2016


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The marching band met at 5:30 AM on December 30th to gather onto two village tour buses headed for San Antonio, Texas, for the Alamo Bowl. This was the marching band's first year attending the Alamo Bowl and they had plenty of sights to see. After a long thirteen hour drive, the band unpacked and...

Student Celebrates First Wrestling Win

Megan Wiens, Staff

January 6, 2016


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    Seth Spainhour, a senior at McPherson High School, celebrated his first win at a wrestling match Saturday, November 14th. Spainhour was competing against a Newton student when he pinned his opponent long enough to win. Spainhour, who has been in the wrestling program for four years, described the m...

College Bound

College Bound

Olivia Hansen, Co-editor

December 11, 2015


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   As Christmas season rolls around the corner, seniors begin to look forward to the coming year ahead. Everyone’s minds are filled with scholarships, roommates and everything they need to do to get their name on that acceptance letter.   “I applied to two colleges and learn the decision very so...

Trolley Tours to see Holiday Lights

Trolley Tours to see Holiday Lights

Mackenzie Oakes

December 2, 2015


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Holiday Light Trolley Tour tickets went on sale November first, 2015.  There will be three available times each night, and five available dates that are available to choose from. You also get the chance to rent a private trolley tour for holiday parties, family get-togethers or any other festive occasion...

Theatre Travels to K-State

Megan Wiens

November 23, 2015


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McPherson High School's theatre participants traveled to Kansas State on Nov. 11 for Theatre Learning Day. Freshman Drake Langshaw, junior Kiley Delaney and seniors Dylan Kramer, Hannah Foster, Dalton Kokmeyer, Hannah Stecklein and Olivia Rettig left the high school at 6am to arrive at Manhattan by 8am....

KAY Regional Conference

KAY Regional Conference

Olivia Hansen, Co-editor

November 23, 2015


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  On November 10, the McPherson High School Kansas Association for Youth Executive Board traveled to Mulvane High School to learn about student leadership and giving back to their school.   “We got together with other KAY clubs and we learned some new creative service projects,” junior Tho...

Royals Win the World Series

Kallie Jost, Journalism 1 Student

November 6, 2015


Filed under News, Sports

The Kansas City Royals baseball team took four huge wins throughout the past week that will for sure go down in history. They have done good enough this year to make it to the World Series Championship. In the championship, the royals played against the New York Mets. The record of the games were...

Band Competes at Emporia

Jessica Wylie, Co-editor

October 27, 2015


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The McPherson High School band attended the Emporia State Marching Festival on October 7. The marching band received a one rating and took first place overall. They had the highest overall rating from the judges. “I think as a band overall we really came together and did well at the Emporia competition,”...

Band Wins at Emporia

Jessica Wylie, Co-Editor

October 20, 2015


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The McPherson High School band attended the Emporia State Marching Festival on October 7. The marching band received a one rating and took first place overall. They had the highest overall rating from the judges. “I think as a band overall we really came together and did well at the Emporia com...

Oregon Shooting

Olivia Hansen, Co-editor

October 12, 2015


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  Umpqua Community College in Oregon was recently the scene of a religion based school shooting on Oct. 1. The gunman targeted students of Christian belief specifically, and killed ten victims, ranging from students aging from 19 to 67. The gunman, Chris Harper Mercer, killed himself after committing...

Club Fair

Club Fair

Olivia Hansen, Co-editor

September 3, 2015


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  On August 26th, McPherson High School hosted a club fair to persuade and inform students about all the activities MHS students participate in. The club fair lasted through both of the lunches, and hosted clubs such as Student Council, FCA, Debate, KAY, and Ping Pong Club.   “It’s great t...

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