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McPherson High School Choir is Going to State

McPherson High School Choir is Going to State

Kailla Minier, Lillian Peterson-Breeden

April 24, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Uncategorized

On Wednesday, April 18th, the choir groups ended up going to Lindsborg for their large group contest where they were scored by three judges. Concert Choir, Select Women’s choir, and Women’s Choir all received 1’s.   All four choirs that went sang a total of 8 songs in the large group conte...

Teachers Going on Strike?

Teachers Going on Strike?

Kaylea Herrman

April 16, 2018


Filed under National/Global, News, Showcase

 Inspired by teachers in Oklahoma and West Virginia, teachers from Arizona have recently started protesting about how low their pay is.  Starting last week, teachers started planning 'walk ins' to their schools and proclaiming the idea of starting a strike. Ranking 43rd in how much they are pai...

McPherson FETCH Coffee

McPherson FETCH Coffee

Lillian Peterson-Breeden

April 6, 2018


Filed under Local, News

McPherson Fetch Coffee McPherson now has a new alternative for getting coffee, having it delivered right to you and any business! FETCH Coffee is located on South Main Street 1023, directly across from Central Christian College. Fetch is opened Monday - Saturday and is closed on Sunday.  &n...

“March for our Lives” Gun Protest in New York

“March for our Lives” Gun Protest in New York

Kaylea Herrman

April 5, 2018


Filed under National/Global, News, Showcase

 On Saturday, March 24th many marches and protests were performed all over the United States against the gun laws that we have today, and changes that protesters want to be made.  With more than 800 protests planned in each American state, students leading the rallies would perform a speech declarin...

School Lunches Change For The Good!?

School Lunches Change For The Good!?

Maleiah Ewert

April 5, 2018


Filed under News

The U.S. Department Of Agriculture is laying off school lunch regulations. This new rule will take place in the school year of 2018-2019 and will affect all schools nationwide, including Mcpherson.  Sonny Perdue, A Agriculture Secretary revealed a brand new interim rule. The rule is going to suspend so...

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...

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