The High Life

Summer in McPherson

Summer in McPherson

Maggie Leaf, Editorial Writer

May 22, 2018


Filed under Community Based, Just for Fun ☆~(◡‿◕✿), Miscellaneous, Miscellaneous, Opinion, Uncategorized

At last, the most wonderful time of year has arrived… well, at least in the yearning eyes of restless teenagers eagerly anticipating the season of summer, it has. The stress of school has become nonexistent, the seemingly never ending demand of homework has ceased, and an undeniable sense of freedom ...

Senior Parking Space

Senior Parking Space

Lillian Peterson-Breeden

May 21, 2018


Filed under Community Based, Local, News, Opinion

Senior Parking Space   The every year tradition of senior parking spaces is here again, the total cost for a parking space is $50 and $25 to paint and decorate your parking space. The money goes to a fund for senior activities such as Senior Breakfast, Project Graduation and Graduation....

The Big Event

Kailla Minier and Lillian Peterson-Breeden

April 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

The Big Event   Questions: Do you feel like you learned anything during the Big Event? Do you think that what your goal was during the Big Event actually helped out the community in a positive way? Tabitha Slechta - “I didn’t learn anything during the Big Event but I do think that I ...

Community Service

Kailla Minier and Lillian Peterson-Breeden

April 24, 2018


Filed under Hot Off the Hallway, Opinion

Question: Is the amount of hours required for community service in order to graduate an acceptable amount of hours?   Answers: Tabitha Slechta - “We don’t have time for people that have sports and that have a job.” Rachel Carlson - “I think it’s fine because it will look good ...

Makeup: The Glam vs The Gore

Makeup: The Glam vs The Gore

Faith Lininger, Staff

April 20, 2018


Filed under Community Based, Opinion, Worldwide

For those who may have not noticed, makeup is more than just blush, eye shadow, and lipstick. Most guys typically couldn't care about the difference between eye shadow brands and eye shadow pigmentation, and most people don't know the difference between latex and silicone. Although both the glam side...

Ready Player One

Ready Player One

Lillian Peterson-Breeden

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Opinion

Ready Player One   On March 29, 2018, Ready Player One was released into theaters. The movie is made by filmmaker Stephen Spielberg. The movie is based on Ernest Cline's best seller, Ready Player One. It has a 74% rotten tomatoes and is labeled as a science fiction action adventure film. The mo...

The Truth About School…

The Truth About School…

Maleiah Ewert

April 13, 2018


Filed under Miscellaneous, Opinion, Showcase

School is a wondrous but disastrous place. We all have to go, so we should all know the truth about school.  School was originally designed to be like a like a factory.  They designed it like that because back then, most people after school went to go work in a factory.  When we’re done with sc...

Stereotyping: Nerds vs Pops vs Jocks???

Stereotyping: Nerds vs Pops vs Jocks???

Faith Lininger, Staff

April 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Worldwide

Stereotypes. They seem to rule our lives, whether we be in Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College, or none of the above. Stereotypes can be a thousand different things, and sadly, stereotyping is something everyone does. You see someone, your mental mind registers how they act, sound,...

The Basketball Tradition

The Basketball Tradition

Maggie Leaf, Writer

March 4, 2018


Filed under Community Based, Miscellaneous, Miscellaneous, Sports

The opportunity to compete in the state basketball championship is all too often taken for granted here in McPherson, Kansas: Home of the Globe Refiners. As our history is rich with basketball related memorabilia, and numerous state championship titles, we lifelong McPhersonites frequently look past our essent...

Are Smartphones And Social Media A Problem Today?

Marcel Horstkamp

February 20, 2018


Filed under Community Based, Opinion

Websites can offer new opportunities for people with the same interests. For example, for people who love the same video game a chatroom to plan out when to play together and give them the newest information from the game. Websites like this can help you to find friends with the same interests. &nb...

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