The High Life

Sarah Lamm Presents About The Mars Rover To MHS Students

Sarah Lamm

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Thursday, March 21st Sarah Lamm spoke at the Kansas Cosmosphere in the morning and at McPherson High School during the sixth period.  Lamm spoke about the different rovers on Mars and the tool she was in charge of to approximately 40 students from Mr.Kornhaus robotics class. Sarah Lamm is a NASA...

MHS Hi-Steppers Tryouts

The MHS Hi-Steppers perform for the crowd at a football game.

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

  Next month, tryouts are being held for the MHS Hi-steppers. April 8th and 11th practice sessions will be from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Lincoln Elementary. The tryouts to make the team will then be held on April 13th from 9:00am to 12:00pm in the MHS auxiliary gym. The dancers trying out will learn a routine ...

McPherson High School journalists placed at Regional Contests

McPherson High School journalists placed at Regional Contests

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

LAWRENCE, March 8, 2019 -- The Kansas Scholastic Press Association is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Regional Contests, which rewarded the best student journalists from among 2100 entries gathered from around the state.   In the Regional Contest, students from 87 different schools comp...

MHS Gossip Account

Rumors are being spread at MHS about students. A new Instagram account was made for spreading this negativity.

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Cyberbullying being a big problem among teens, the popular social media site ‘Instagram’ can be a big outlet. Bullying online can affect people in ways the person typing it couldn't even imagine. From suicide to depression, posting things online or texting people things that can hurt them in any way will always end badly. Joey Rupert, resource ...

The Seussical Musical; Presented by MHS

Kaliah Tice as Sour Kangaroo performing her solo in the Seussical Musical.

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

On February 14-16, McPherson High School presented the Seussical Musical.  Seussical in now one of the most performed shows in America presented by schools, local theaters and professional actors and actresses. The Suessical Musical cast put on many performances for elementary students before t...

My Opportunity

Faith Lininger, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

MHS Redesign

MHS locker pod area being remodeled into a student study lounge.

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

The McPherson High School, along with many other schools in the state of Kansas will be redesigning by adding a student study lounge, changing the schedule, and including some project based learning to the school. A select group of students and teachers are meeting regularly during 5th hour to talk...

Government Shutdown

February 15, 2019

Vaping Epidemic In Younger Generations, Spreading To MHS?

Vaping is an on going issue, what can we do to prevent it?

Katelyn Mintzer, staff writer

February 8, 2019

Vapes are made by Juul Labs, Inc. The devices have become very popular in recent years, especially among young people. Using a juul, also called “Juuling,” can put kids/teens health at risk in several ways. JUUL devices are battery operated and work by heating a pod of e-liquid or “juice” that...

Lujano teaches AP World History with coach-like toughness

Lujano teaches AP World History with coach-like toughness

Maleiah Ewert, staff writer

February 5, 2019

The AP World History class is described as challenging among the student body.  Instructor John Lujano said he teaches like he coaches. Lujano was once approached by a colleague saying why don't you teach the way you coach and the whole game changed from there.  Lujano took his colleague’s wor...

Prom Committee

Prom Committee

Faith Lininger, Starr Writer

February 1, 2019

That's right, Prom is just around the corner. Girls are getting their dresses, boys are getting their tuxes, and everyone is getting ready to party like it's 1999. (That's a little Prince reference for ya if you didn't know.) But... How will we have Prom, if we have no money for decorations? Or catered...

Inside the World of Strings

Alanna Golden

January 30, 2019

Unlike band, strings has a tendency to seem more secretive around the school. This is why the members of the program, as well as the people that come to the concerts, matter so much more to them. Everyone in McPherson hears about the High School band one time or another, but the strings doesn't seem to...

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