The High Life

Some Not-So-Safe Changes

Faith Lininger, Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under News

As the school year of 2018-19 rolls around at McPherson High School, many mundane things have changed since the prior school year, such as student count, teachers, class times, and advisory periods. Though, several other things have changed as well, to increase school safety statewide. Kansas Sch...

Pups Mentor

Pups Mentor

Kaylea Herrman, Journalist

September 24, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Local, Showcase, Student Life

  Do you enjoy kids? Do you want to make a difference? At the McPherson High School the “Pup Mentors” program will be continued for its second year for helping students at elementary schools.  In this program, the pupp mentor will eat lunch with the little PUPP at least once a week and will als...

JUULing is Taking the World by Storm-Here’s How it Affects You

JUULing is Taking the World by Storm-Here’s How it Affects You

Nadia Turley, staff writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Local, Opinion, Showcase

JUULing has taken the world by storm. JUUL is the vape giant that went from zero to $16 billion in three years. Truth Initiative is the largest anti-smoking organization in the United States. Depending on the state, you either have to be 18 or 21 to purchase one legally, but high-schoolers are still managing to g...

School Changes?

School Changes?

Kaylea Herrman, Journalist

August 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

With the new freshman coming and the old seniors going, a few changes have been made to the McPherson High School during the 2018-2019 school year.  Some of these changes include: more phone jails, a different core schedule, and no planners. The core schedule this year is a lot different from the last.  ...

Not Enough Chromebooks

Faith Lininger, Staff

August 29, 2018


Filed under Hot Off the Hallway, Local

James Logan High School   It's the beginning of the year again, with new students, new classes, and new friends. The autumn and winter months of 2018 are sure to be interesting this year, as we have a Freshman class that seemed to have extended larger than many staff members, and students, at McPh...

Senior Parking Space

Senior Parking Space

Lillian Peterson-Breeden

May 21, 2018


Filed under Community Based, Local, News, Opinion

Senior Parking Space   The every year tradition of senior parking spaces is here again, the total cost for a parking space is $50 and $25 to paint and decorate your parking space. The money goes to a fund for senior activities such as Senior Breakfast, Project Graduation and Graduation....

Carnival Season!!

Carnival Season!!

Kailla Minier

May 18, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Uncategorized

This last weekend was a busy one for many people attending the carnival and the parade, you could begin to see excitement fill the streets of McPherson as the carnival was filled with kids and the parade was taking place. This time of year tends to be the favorite of many children in McPherson, Kansas. ...

Avengers: Infinity War Movie Review (Spoiler Free)

Avengers: Infinity War Movie Review (Spoiler Free)

Faith Lininger, Staff

May 9, 2018


Filed under News

Marvel Cinematic Universe Marvel Studios has done it again, with yet another amazing film, a beautiful story line, and perfectly timed jokes. In a collision of The Avengers, The Guardians of the Galaxy, and Black Panther, Thor, Hulk, and Spider Man this movie, since Thursday, April 27th, 2018, has smashed box office records, ear...

Snapchat Losing Value?

Snapchat Losing Value?

Kaylea Herrman

May 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, National/Global, News, Showcase

    Snapchat has been facing a lot of cutback over a controversial redesign.  With a petition to remove the update getting over one million signatures, the company's value has said to have dropped by 1.5 million dollars.  A lot of this uproar in the last week has come from a tweet by celebrity ...

Big Event Back Again

Big Event Back Again

Modern Journalism Students, Staff Writers

April 27, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, Student Life

On April 25th 2018, MHS had its annual big event.  This event is scheduled so all the McPherson High School students can get in their community service hours, and help out the people of McPherson. This took place all over town for five approximately 5 hours. Some students walked, others rode the bus, an...

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