The High Life

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...

Hairspray

Lillian Peterson-Breeden

January 20, 2018


Filed under Community Based, Local, News, Opinion

Hairspray   At McPherson High School the musical this school year is confirmed to be Hairspray. Rehearsals for Hairspray will begin in December.   The movie Hairspray has 91% rotten tomatoes. Hairspray is about a teenage girl named Tracy Turnblad that has a lot of ambition and i...

Code Talkers

Code Talkers

Cat Palacios

December 18, 2017


Filed under Miscellaneous, Miscellaneous, News, Uncategorized

Native Americans served in WWII. Not only were the fighting bigotry and racism from a bunch of people on their own land, but they also fought the war of the people that oppressed them. That’s right boys and girls, Native Americans fought in WWII; they were called Code Talkers. Code Talker Hist...

My experience as an exchange student so far

Marcel Horstkamp

December 15, 2017


Filed under Local, Uncategorized

    Right after I arrived in Denver I missed my connection flight but that also gave me a good first impression that Americans are super easy and chill. I missed my connection flight in Denver and the people at the airport were super chill about it helped me and my host family too. That was prett...

Redesigning Kansas Schools

Redesigning Kansas Schools

Virgil Lyon

December 8, 2017


Filed under Local, Miscellaneous, News, Showcase, Student Life

There has been talks of the school redesigning as of late. United School District 418 has been selected along with six other Kansas school districts to test a redesign program. Schools were selected back on August 8th, but we still do not know much about the redesign process. According to the Kansas Dept. o...

10,000th Care Package

10,000th Care Package

Adriana Garcia

December 4, 2017


Filed under National/Global, News

Soldiers in the military may receive care packages from their loved ones back home.  These packages may contain Visa, Mastercard, or American Express gift cards, letters from their loved ones, food, and many other assortments of items.  However, not all soldiers get these packages.  One military ...

Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality

Cat Palacios

December 1, 2017


Filed under Local, National/Global, News, Uncategorized

Net Neutrality What’s That? Now you might be asking, what is Net Neutrality? Honestly I didn’t know until I looked into it. Here is what I got. Net Neutrality is the basic, elementary principal that all internet providers like Verizon, AT&T, and Comcast treat all data the same. Basically...

The Recovery of Puerto Rico

Faith Lininger, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under National/Global, News

“Make no mistake - this is a humanitarian disaster involving 3.4 million US citizens,” Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said the monday after Hurricane Maria hit. All of the United States, and the majority of the world, know of the two recent hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico. Hurricane Irma,...

Thanksgiving Bite

Thanksgiving Bite

Trinity Schultheiss

November 30, 2017


Filed under National/Global, News

Trinity Schultheiss Thanksgiving’s Bite Each year in America while bundling your stomach full of warm, tasty goods made by either yourself, fellow relatives, or innocent community event cooks during Thanksgiving dinner, you might be oblivious to what could be stuffed within the feast plopped ...

Charles Manson Dead at 83

Charles Manson Dead at 83

Adriana Garcia

November 29, 2017


Filed under National/Global, News

Charles Manson’s death has been rising over the media recently.  The infamous cult leader and murderer died in prison on November 19, 2017, due to natural causes.  He was 83 at the time of his death.   Due to his death, as can be imagined, people all around are practically forced to recall hi...

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