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Just Girly Things

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 naturally?” Then I remember how much fun it is waking up and having art a part of my daily routine....

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 have family, friends, boyfriend, girlfriend, social life, sports, clubs, jobs, church, and with all of t...

Are Teachers’ Reactions Always A Positive Impact Towards Students?

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 how they react to students in a crisis or if students are misbehaving to one another or themselve...

Joker – Movie Spoiler

Joker – Movie Spoiler

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

February 25, 2020

Run time: 2 hr 2 min Rated: R Genre: Drama/Thriller Release Date: October 4th, 2019 Budget: $55-70 million Set in New York, this action packed thriller portrays a “real life” version of the Joker (Arthur Fleck). Arthur is seen as an outcast and works a job as a clown on the street....

Matilda: The Musical

Matilda: The Musical

Faith Lininger, Editor

February 24, 2020

Everyone knows the story of sweet Matilda, and her horrible family and headmistress, Miss Agatha Trunchbull. It is a delightful tale of innocence, and the power of resilience. This year, Greg McGlynn and Nicholas Griggs decided to give our school a taste of the strength of mind of Matilda.  Matild...

Is music distracting to students?

Is music distracting to students?

Devon Haden, Staff writer

February 14, 2020

According to a study at the University of Phoenix, listening to music with lyrics distracts people while they’re doing some type of work such as reading, studying, or writing. They found that your brain struggles to process the lyrics and focus on your work at the same time. I believe this can be...

It Gets Better’s, Justin Tindall has video call with McPherson Highschools GSA club

It Gets Better’s, Justin Tindall has video call with McPherson Highschools GSA club

Tylor Johnson, Staff writer

February 14, 2020

Many schools try to hide education about the LGBTQ+ from their students, it’s as if they are trying to push it into a corner so it's hidden as if it doesn't exist. I believe that it’s important to educate teens about the LGBTQ+ or at least have a support system for open and or closeted teens so t...

Trust issues and heartbreak

Trust issues and heartbreak

Tylor Johnson, Staff writer

February 14, 2020

Trust issues and heartbreak. Heartbreak is something most of us go through at least once in our life, sometimes it sticks with us a lot. Heartbreak can make someone develop trust issues or make it worse, trust issues can be a factor that played into the heartbreak happening. Trust issues can also form from...

The Coronavirus

The Coronavirus

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

February 14, 2020

The recent outbreak of the deadly ‘coronavirus’ is causing an international panic. Leading to the death of tens of thousands of people in China, there are at least two dozen more in other countries such as the United States. Worldwide, this virus has infected almost 60,000 people and the newly developing...

A Prophecy for the Future?

A Prophecy for the Future?

Faith Lininger, Editor

January 31, 2020

On Sunday, January 12th, 2020, the overseas television channel, BBC, released the newest episode of the well known TV show, Doctor Who, called Orphan 55. The episode, at first, is seen in a playful and joking manor, as the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) and her companions, Yasmine Khan (Mandip Gill), Ryan Sinclai...

World War Three Jokes To Soften The Blow

World War Three Jokes To Soften The Blow

Maleiah Ewert, managing editor

January 28, 2020

Iranian assassination has led teenagers to make jokes and memes of a possible war outbreak. As the news and the internet is flooded with country disputes, teenagers and young adults are making a laugh of politicians mistakes.    Unless you’re living under a rock, you more than likely heard ...

Australia up in Flames

Australia up in Flames

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

January 14, 2020

Australia is currently suffering from a vast amount of deadly fires. While they have had small bush fires every season, due to record breaking temperatures and severe drought, the outcome of this season's fires are devastating. With about 27 people killed, including four firefighters, 15.6 million acres...

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