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MHS Gossip Account

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Local, Opinion, Showcase

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 ...

MHS Redesign

MHS Redesign

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under Community Based, Local, News, Showcase

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...

MHS High Life, past and future

MHS High Life, past and future
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Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Community Based, Local, Opinion, Showcase

McPHERSON—2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the McPherson High Life. The McPherson High Life has provided students and staff with a good source of news for many years and will continue to do so. But what has changed over the years and where will journalism be going in the future? Looking back,...

Latest Food Trends – Everything Served in Bowls?

Latest Food Trends – Everything Served in Bowls?

Alanna Golden

January 18, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Worldwide

Does food truly taste better depending on how it's presented? Food trends are constantly changing, depending on the strange appeal they offer to the people around the world. Often times, food trends can spread across states. They tend to be absurd concepts that may be very good or bad, which is decided...

James Charles Makeup Palette – Worth it?

James Charles Makeup Palette – Worth it?

Faith Lininger, Editor

January 18, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, National/Global, News, Opinion, Worldwide

This is a '5 Question, 5 Answer' kind of things. 1.) Pigmentation, (or for you non-aspiring beauty guru's), The Coloration? The color pay off is amazing. For some colors, like the white in the palette, you can layer it to get a really blinding white, or a very transparent brow bone highlight, while...

Looking Through Feminism

Looking Through Feminism

Maleiah Ewert, staff writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Feminism is a very controversial topic. The topic of feminism can start millions of conversations and disagreements or it can trigger a chain of violence and conflict.  How can an idea or view start all of that? A notably large amount of people are against the idea of feminism.  The definition of...

Is it okay for men to comment on women on the street?

Is it okay for men to comment on women on the street?

Sally Boese, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Catcalling women (or men) with no context or consent has been an issue for centuries. However, it has not always been acted upon until recently. Women have gained more confidence and independence, which makes it easier to speak up. Especially with inspiring and supporting movements, such as #MeToo.  Ca...

10 Winter Finals Study Hacks

10 Winter Finals Study Hacks

Faith Lininger, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Classes, Miscellaneous, Opinion, Student Life

Winter Finals are important, and Wintertime is a great time to study. It’s quiet, and when you’re done, you can cuddle up in warm blankets alongside a fire with hot chocolate and whatever Winter customs make you comfortable. Just get a nice, large mug of hot chocolate, your study books, and settle in. ...

Are Snakes Good Pets for Children

Are Snakes Good Pets for Children

Alanna Golden

November 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

This can be a very controversial topic, because a lot of people fear snakes, relating them to the likes of Lucifer. The thing is, these creatures have a wide variety of behaviours and personalities, and it takes time to change their ways. Unlike a lot of animals, snakes aren’t that fragile. I don’t...

School Threats and Shootings

School Threats and Shootings

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under Community Based, Local, National/Global, Opinion

When coming to school, feeling safe and secure is something very important. At the McPherson High school many changes have been made to provide more security for the 2018-2019 school year. At the start of the year a resource officer was hired and classroom doors were locked at all times during ea...

Should Boys Be Raised To Be More Emotionally Honest?

Should Boys Be Raised To Be More Emotionally Honest?

Alanna Golden

October 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

I think that people should raise their sons and daughters equally. Letting the boys from a young age know that it’s perfectly fine to express themselves, can help them so much later on in life. Boys tend to not have as strong of a connection with their friends as girls do, because they aren’t ...

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