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Kansas State Fair – New Home???

Kansas State Fair – New Home???

Faith Lininger, Staff

April 4, 2018


Filed under Local, News

The Kansas State Fair is moving. Have you heard? A bill was introduced to move the Kansas State Fair from its home in Hutchinson, after over 100 years of residency. Although the reasoning, stormwater fees reaching approximately $50,000 per year, is reasonable, people are still unhappy with the deci...

Pajama Program

Pajama Program

Bailey Yarborough

March 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

McPherson High School is hosting a charity drive for young teens and children who do not have the benefit of comfort for bedtime rest. Children who are spending the night in shelters or foster homes will receive any donated pajamas or books. Some children do not have the benefit of going to bed feeling...

Racist Sports Logos?

Racist Sports Logos?

Bailey Yarborough

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

               Racist Sports Logos, Names? With sports being such a big role in everyday lives, questions have been raised about names and logos such as the Cleveland Indians. Long time fans are becoming upset over the protests while others join the wagon of change. “When we as a societ...

High School vs. College

Hannah Butler

February 8, 2018


Filed under Local, News

     High school students were invited to a college panel on Monday, January 8th. 2017 MHS graduates took the time out of their day to come visit. The former high school students talked a bit about the differences between high school and college. This panel was a way for students to listen to adv...

Washington Shutdown

Marcel Horstkamp

January 31, 2018


Filed under National/Global, News

When does a shutdown happens?      Basically a government shutdown happens if non-essential federal programs close because the government fails to appropriate funds for the project. Usually the congress has to have the funding by the 30th September if this doesn’t work they enact a ...

Kansas Schools Make CPR Classes A Must

Kansas Schools Make CPR Classes A Must

Megan Manning, Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase

Starting 2018-2019 school year high school students will be required to take a CPR class in order to graduate, making Kansas the 38th state to require CPR training in schools. McPherson High School will be adding a CPR class provided in the health science and PE classes, in order for students to gradua...

Hairspray

Lillian Peterson-Breeden

January 20, 2018


Filed under Community Based, Local, News, Opinion

Hairspray   At McPherson High School the musical this school year is confirmed to be Hairspray. Rehearsals for Hairspray will begin in December.   The movie Hairspray has 91% rotten tomatoes. Hairspray is about a teenage girl named Tracy Turnblad that has a lot of ambition and i...

Code Talkers

Code Talkers

Cat Palacios

December 18, 2017


Filed under Miscellaneous, Miscellaneous, News, Uncategorized

Native Americans served in WWII. Not only were the fighting bigotry and racism from a bunch of people on their own land, but they also fought the war of the people that oppressed them. That’s right boys and girls, Native Americans fought in WWII; they were called Code Talkers. Code Talker Hist...

My experience as an exchange student so far

Marcel Horstkamp

December 15, 2017


Filed under Local, Uncategorized

    Right after I arrived in Denver I missed my connection flight but that also gave me a good first impression that Americans are super easy and chill. I missed my connection flight in Denver and the people at the airport were super chill about it helped me and my host family too. That was prett...

Redesigning Kansas Schools

Redesigning Kansas Schools

Virgil Lyon

December 8, 2017


Filed under Local, Miscellaneous, News, Showcase, Student Life

There has been talks of the school redesigning as of late. United School District 418 has been selected along with six other Kansas school districts to test a redesign program. Schools were selected back on August 8th, but we still do not know much about the redesign process. According to the Kansas Dept. o...

10,000th Care Package

10,000th Care Package

Adriana Garcia

December 4, 2017


Filed under National/Global, News

Soldiers in the military may receive care packages from their loved ones back home.  These packages may contain Visa, Mastercard, or American Express gift cards, letters from their loved ones, food, and many other assortments of items.  However, not all soldiers get these packages.  One military ...

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