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Masks are mandatory in USD 418 school district.

Another Year, Another Mask Mandate

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor September 19, 2021

McPherson, USD 418 is back at school with fewer students and more masks. This will be the 3rd year masks have been mandatory in a row.  “Masks should not be placed on Children younger than 2 years...

The Indefinite Cycle of The Universe

The Indefinite Cycle of The Universe

Maleiah Ewert, Editor December 21, 2020

Every person has a theory or a belief on how life came to be. We tend to hold those values because looking at other explanations on how the world was created can not be processed by our brains. We can’t...

Why You Should Vote Left

Why You Should Vote Left

Maleiah Ewert, Editor December 15, 2020

America is separated right down the middle by what the people believe is right and wrong. Everywhere we look we’ll find issues; racism, poverty, climate change and the lack of inclusivity. If we can...

Remote learning

Remote Learning

Hannah Farley December 14, 2020

There has been a lot of conflict about whether students should be in school or not right now during the pandemic. I personally am okay being online  because it allows me to sleep in and get more work...

“No Justice, No Peace” Exemplifies the Black Lives Matter Movement

“No Justice, No Peace” Exemplifies the Black Lives Matter Movement

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor November 11, 2020

“I can’t breathe” were the last words from Eric Garner, Eric Arreola, George Floyd, and many more before they were killed in a chokehold all at different times by a police officer in New York City....

Is the COVID serious?

Danica Brunk, staff writer November 6, 2020

     Do you ever just think back to January and think why can’t we just go back to the good old days. Why can’t people just act like it is just a normal virus? In my thoughts, I think this whole...

White day hybrid schedule for MHS.

Hybrid Schedule at MHS

Kaylea Herrman, managing editor September 15, 2020

Since the start of the school year, students at MHS have been going to school half time. Separated by their last names, students have been sent to school in two different groups. This hybrid schedule...

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Therapeutic Songs and How They Can Help.

Faith Lininger, Editor April 29, 2020

Many people can agree that different songs evoke different emotions from the listener. Songs that are more rock, or alternative, can help people with anger. The lyrics and the beat may soothe the listener’s...

Tag your social media posts with #ApartButNeverAlone, to remind everyone that were never alone.

School Closing’s Effects on Families

Faith Lininger, Editor April 17, 2020

Lots of families are affected by the closing of schools this year. Families with children of all ages. Younger children have to rely on their parents or older siblings to teach them things their teachers...

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Just Girly Things

Maleiah Ewert, managing editor March 5, 2020

As I put on my red lipstick to get ready for the new day, I think to myself, ‘why do I do this? ’Why do I wear makeup when people say it’s too much, that I'm a “try hard,” they like me “better...

Student Life is Harder Than Teachers Think

Student Life is Harder Than Teachers Think

Ella Buschbom March 4, 2020

Have you ever had a day where you want to just sleep, but you still have homework? Well yes, I’m assuming that everyone has. With everything going on in someone's life, who has time for homework? You...

picture from mhs in Amy Burrills room

Are Teachers’ Reactions Always A Positive Impact Towards Students?

Atlanta Wing, Staff writer March 2, 2020

In a classroom, there are students and adults. Who are those people? What their attitude? My opinion is that teachers or staff all together should be more positive towards things. Adults should consider...

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