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McPherson County’s 38th Annual Carol-Along

McPherson County’s 38th Annual Carol-Along

Jordan Moll
December 2, 2016
Filed under Community Based, Local, News, Showcase

  It’s no secret that the holiday spirit is everywhere right now. With December finally here and only 23 days (and counting!) left until Christmas, stores around town are filled to the brim with decorations, ornaments and wrapping paper of all varieties. Many different traditions are kept by families...

Students Donate Jerseys to Ethiopia

Students Donate Jerseys to Ethiopia

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Community Based, News, Showcase, Student Life

    When Senior Emma Ellet watched a presentation by Heather and Habtom Kebede about their mission work in Ethiopia, she knew she wanted to help. With the aid of other members in her youth group at the First Presbyterian Church, she came up with an idea to donate old McPherson jerseys to the yo...

MHS Theater Takes on Arsenic and Old Lace

MHS Theater Takes on  Arsenic and Old Lace

Jordan Moll
November 30, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local, News, Showcase, Student Life

McPherson High School’s theater class had taken their adaption of Arsenic and Old Lace to a whole new level. Playing from November 17 to the 19, the theater students have worked hard to bring their production to life. Their stunning display, utilizing a living black-and-white set, follows the story of the B...

Fire Safety is Heating up in McPherson

Fire Safety is Heating up in McPherson

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
November 22, 2016
Filed under Hot Off the Hallway, News, Showcase

  The McPherson Fire Department is coming forward with new ideas to promote fire safety and make it more accessible for everyone. On Saturday, November 12th, the department hosted the “Heat of the Moment” event from 10 a.m to 12 p.m. The event aimed to highlight the dangers of unsafe home equi...

The Refugee Crisis

The Refugee Crisis

Bailey Yarborough
November 22, 2016
Filed under News

Refugee Crisis          The refugee crisis in Europe and the Middle East is a huge mess. This crisis results from a mass migration of citizens from the Middle East. Most refugees today, commonly emanate from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Somalia. These countries are in turmoil.    As of ...

Early Decision vs. Early Action

Heidi Myers, Co-Editor
November 22, 2016
Filed under News

Depending on where you are in your college search and application, you are either eagerly waiting to find out if you are accepted or already accepted and waiting for the next few steps to be finished. You had to make a decision. Now that it is November, early decision for colleges is either closed or cl...

MHS Mathletes Square Away Another Win

MHS Mathletes Square Away Another Win

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
November 21, 2016
Filed under Hot Off the Hallway, News, Showcase

On Thursday, November 10th, McPherson High School’s Mathletes team scored a victory in their tournament at Fort Hays University. The team scored 107 points in total.   I feel like most of the kids performed very well,” said Cheryl Malm, the team’s sponsor, “With the high number of points...

MHS Hosts Dinner For First Responders

MHS Hosts Dinner For First Responders

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
November 21, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

    Many of McPherson High School’s clubs participated in preparing and serving a meal to the McPherson’s first responders and their families. The meal, which consisted of lasagna, garlic bread, salad, and donated Freddy's Frozen Custard was served in the AC of the high school Tuesday, Novemb...

The Great Barrier Reef and What it Means

The Great Barrier Reef and What it Means

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
November 13, 2016
Filed under National/Global, Showcase, Worldwide

  Panic and remorse swept through the population in October when the Great Barrier Reef was ‘officially’ declared deceased. Trending on social media platforms, this inaccurate information spread like wildfire. However, soon after marine biologist came forward to debunk this statement. Although...

Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad

Mackenzee Klamczynski, writer
November 11, 2016
Filed under Clubs, News, Uncategorized

McPherson High School currently has a Science Olympiad team. It is currently on its 3rd year.    Science Olympiad is a competitive competition in science. It consists of freshmen all the way to seniors with around 4 people for each grade. Each team includes 15 members. They will attend a reg...

Sheriff General Elections Are Close

Sheriff General Elections Are Close

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

  While the Presidential Election looms closer and the nation prepares to cast their votes, another election, a little closer to home, is about to take place as well. McPherson County is preparing to turn their ballots in for the Sheriff election on Tuesday, November 8th. The winner of this general...

Come Dance, Old Sport

Come Dance, Old Sport

Jordan Moll
October 20, 2016
Filed under Local, Miscellaneous, News, Showcase, Student Life

Prom is a rite of passage for many high school students. Searching for the perfect dress to finding the prettiest corsage, it’s a huge endeavor preparing for it. Possible the most time-consuming and costly preparations to be made is the theme. From coming up with the ideas, to voting, to constructi...

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