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Streaming Services

Skyler Porter, Staff writer

September 10, 2019

Netflix was launched April 14, 1998, as an online DVD rental service. Since then the platform has grown and taken the world by storm. Long before Netflix was even a thing Live TV started up back in the late 1950s. Back when TV came out people could never imagine sitting on their phones or computers wa...

The Controversies of The MHS Phone Policy

The Controversies of The MHS Phone Policy

Atlanta Wing

September 9, 2019

September 2019-2020 school year at the McPherson High School the phone policy has lead to complaining and controversy by how its being implemented among the students.   Most teachers at MHS have you put your phone in a phone pocket. However, students are irritated with this rule thinking it’s...

Loki is coming to Disney+

Loki is coming to Disney+

Ella Dysinger, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

One of the most iconic and beloved villains of all time, Loki, is getting his own live-action series on the upcoming stream service, Disney+. When I first found out the exciting news, I jumped in shock and searched the web to see if it was really happening. Obviously, I'm a major Loki fan, and I was...

Is my Clothing Distracting you?

Is my Clothing Distracting you?

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

September 7, 2019

Dress code has been a controversial issue at MHS for years however, recently students have noticed some unfairness in the reports being made. Whether a student was wearing a short skirt, short shorts, or their shoulders were showing, people have started realizing these rules are not applying to everyone....

Should The TV In The AC Play Something Other Than The News?

Should The TV In The AC Play Something Other Than The News?

Courtney Huber, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

Should the TV in the AC play something other than the news? I think the answer is no. I mean who watches the TV anyways? My friends and I certainly don’t, we sit there and talk, like most people do.  Most people think they should but I think it doesn’t matter. Like I mentioned, no one watche...

JAG-K Helping Students at MHS

JAG-K  Helping Students at MHS

Maleiah Ewert, Editor

September 3, 2019

JAG-K, Jobs for America’s Graduates Kansas, a new class recently was added to McPherson High School, the class will be officially starting September third.  JAG-K is a class that prepares students for their future.  Students in the class will be preparing for college and future careers, preparing...

Advice For The People of MHS

Advice For The People of MHS

Faith Lininger, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

For the past 3 years, I have been wondering about an advice column for the McPherson High School newspaper, a place to get helpful advice, and remain anonymous throughout the whole thing.  Quite often, teens will talk to peers about their problems more than an adult, even a trusted adult. Student...

2020 Presidential Election

2020 Presidential Election

Maleiah Ewert, Editor

August 26, 2019

As the year 2020, four year mark to pick a president comes around, politics are on the minds of many.  For a lot of High School seniors, they’ll be able to vote for the 2020 presidential election. You must register to vote 29 days before election day in the state for Kansas.  You must be 18 on or ...

Movie Magic, or Movie Myth?

Movie Magic, or Movie Myth?

Faith Lininger, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

From the hit TV Show Charmed to beloved classics like The Lion King, Hollywood has made films to last the ages… Though filmmakers don’t seem to see it that way anymore. Lately, Hollywood has been less ‘Movie Magic’ and more ‘Remake, We Take.’ The more remakes they create, the more money com...

Climate Change – Is it Too Late For Our Polar Bears?

Climate Change – Is it Too Late For Our Polar Bears?

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

Although climate change is creating serious consequences throughout our planet, the most serious consequences are being experienced around the Earth’s poles. The Arctic has endured the most damaging consequences of climate change due to both the disappearance of the sea ice and the increased lengt...

Is Buckling up Enough?

Is Buckling up Enough?

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Its that time of year again, the McPherson Carnival is in town. To many people around McPherson the carnival was a yearly event that they enjoyed and looked forward to however, in the recent years the quality of certain rides have gone down. Shining a light on a particular ride, ‘The Zipper’ is one of...

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Katelyn Mintzer, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

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