The High Life

Is Buckling up Enough?

Is Buckling up Enough?

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019


Filed under Community Based, Local, Opinion, Showcase

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...

The Impact of School Starting Later

The Impact of School Starting Later

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under Community Based, Local, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Many students at MHS would love to have a later school starting time, but could this actually benefit the students? A problem for many teachers at schools is students falling asleep during class. They not only miss out on the lesson, but they also might get a detention. If MHS teens brains aren't awak...

Shazam!

Shazam!

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Opinion, Showcase

Runtime - 2h 12m Released - April 5th 2019 Rating - PG 13 Genre - Fantasy / Science Fiction Budget - 159.1 Million The movie Shazam is a humorous, action packed, and witty superhero film. Staring Zachary Levi as Shazam and Asher Angel as Billy Batson, these American actors have playe...

The Importance of High School Journalism

The Importance of High School Journalism

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Community Based, Miscellaneous, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, Worldwide

  The definition of journalism is the act of writing news related subjects.  Journalism comes in many forms, such as radio, newspaper, photography, etc, but all forms give crucial updates and information. Journalism is not only important in everyday life, but journalism is also valuable in ...

Allergies at MHS

Allergies at MHS

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

  At MHS, there are many students that you may not know suffer from allergies. People who don't suffer from allergies of any kind might not understand the struggles that people with them have to deal with on a daily basis. From even being near something to ingesting it without knowing, in severe c...

Special Olympics

Special Olympics

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019


Filed under Local, National/Global, Worldwide

Mrs.O’dell´s class recently took a trip to Hays, Kansas to participate in the Special Olympics. This outside organization was held by local volunteers, and the MHS students taking part were Micah Anderson, Caleb Demaio, Olivia Inman, and Will Wheat. These students all participated in group basketbal...

The Antisocial Teen’s Guide To Getting A Prom Date

The Antisocial Teen’s Guide To Getting A Prom Date

Faith Lininger, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

For some people, getting a Prom Date is simple. They aren’t afraid to go big and risk rejection… Others are a little shyer and uncomfortable with the thought of trying. For those in the world who aren’t afraid to be extreme, you rock at scoring a Prom Date, and for those with the fear of even spe...

MHS Hi-Steppers Tryouts

MHS Hi-Steppers Tryouts

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under Community Based, Local, Sports

  Next month, tryouts are being held for the MHS Hi-steppers. April 8th and 11th practice sessions will be from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Lincoln Elementary. The tryouts to make the team will then be held on April 13th from 9:00am to 12:00pm in the MHS auxiliary gym. The dancers trying out will learn a routine ...

MHS Gossip Account

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 ...

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