The High Life

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,...

Does Bark Consider Students Privacy?

Bark is a new program at McPherson High School being used to filter what students look at on their chrome books.

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

November 24, 2019

A new electronics system, Bark, is currently being used at McPherson High School. This program is free for all public and private schools K-12 and allows teachers to monitor what students may be doing on their Chromebooks. The web content filtering being used will block games, pornography, streaming...

Bullpups Could Be On Their Way to State

MHS Football boys preparing for  a win

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

Will the Bullpups be making history tonight when they take the field against Andover Central? With a win, they will punch a ticket for the first time ever in the 4A state finals in Topeka on Saturday, November 30. Tonight’s game will kick off at McPherson Stadium at 7 pm. The student sections ...

November Adoption Month

adopted kids holding adoptive parents hands

Atlanta Wing, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Adoption is a process where a person or family is are wanting to give a home to a child. Adoption is for children under 18 years of age who don't have a home or place to be, so then people are willing to take them in. There are people that want kids but can't so they adopt. Adoption ranges from infant...

Mark Potter’s speech: Plus How Your Brain Works When Your Depressed

Mark Potter’s speech: Plus How Your Brain Works When Your Depressed

Devon Haden, Staff writer

November 21, 2019

 November 11th, 2019, Mark Potter shared his story with his battle against depression to McPherson High School. He and his wife talk about his struggle. They hope to help and inspire others who may be going through a similar situation. Mark Potter was a teacher and a basketball coach for 30 years. 5...

McPherson’s Part in the Making of Basketball

Andrew Maraniss's Book

Ella Buschbom

November 14, 2019

Has anyone ever heard about the Globe Refiners? AKA, the “Tallest Team in the World?” I’m sure you have, but have you ever wondered about the story of who they are, why they came, and how it all started? Andrew Maraniss has published a book called “Games of Deception,” all about the first Olympic bas...

Nestlé Recalls Rubber Contaminated Cookie Dough

Nestlé has made a recall on 26 different kinds of their cookie dough.

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

November 8, 2019

Recently on October 31st Nestlé, one of the most well known food brands in the USA, issued a recall. This brand has voluntarily recalled 26 different kinds of refrigerated cookie dough because of a rubber substance that has been found in it. If the code on the back of the Nestlé products begins with...

The Senate Takes a Vote on the Possible Impeachment of President Donald Trump

The Senate Takes a Vote on the Possible Impeachment of President Donald Trump

Faith Lininger, Chief Editor

November 7, 2019

On Thursday, October 31st, there was a trial and a vote determining whether Donald Trump would undergo an investigation that may lead to an impeachment trial, if evidence points to needing one. Recent events leading up to this vote include numerous allegations. Incidents include, Donald Trump's p...

5th Quarters of McPherson Forms a Community

Hannah Farley

November 6, 2019

FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) was started 60 years ago by Don McClanen. It was created for coaches, athletes and even fans to create a connection among each other and grow in their faith. Along that journey 5th Quarters were started. 5th Quarters are events after home football games hosted among churches. Usually they la...

MHS Students Host a Run for Día De Los Muertos

Fundraiser runs are a great way to promote or and raise money for an event or cause.

Macyn Ward, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

It’s always inspiring to see students getting involved with their community, and that’s exactly what MHS’s Sports and Entertainment Marketing Class is doing. They are hosting a run on Saturday, November 9 at Meadowlark Trail in McPherson, Kansas. The run is for CKC (Centra Kansas Conservancy) to ...

Directors Disapprove of Netflix’s Playback Speed Feature

Netflix's higher playback speeds are upsetting Hollywood directors and actors.

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

November 1, 2019

Recently, Netflix has introduced a feature that allows viewers to change the playback speed of a movie or show they are watching. This feature known as ‘speed binging’ is created for the purpose of getting shows done faster. A lengthy show that may be finished in an hour or so could then be completed...

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