The High Life

Homecoming Time!!

Homecoming Time!!

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Community Based, Local, Showcase, Student Life

  Will this year’s homecoming be different from the last? On Tuesday, October 2nd the candidates for homecoming were announced in a assembly, and a email was sent out to the students to vote for the King and Queen of their choosing.  This year's candidates for King include: Noah Alvia, Zach ...

Phone Zones At MHS- Creating More Problems

Phone Zones At MHS- Creating More Problems

Nadia Turley, Staff writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

At the beginning of this school year, Mr. McFarland recommended that teachers at MHS start implementing “No Phone Zones” in the classroom. It is where students have to put their phones in a specific pocket, with the screen facing the wall, for the entirety of the hour. The goal is to reduce distracti...

Vacuous and Valiant

Vacuous and Valiant

Desire Epps, Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A response is only as good as the conversation it follows. People speak on anything without a true backstory. They ask for information but never think to filter out the words that are clearly lies. They feed and hype faulty possibilities. Finding the lies more fascinating than the truth, they don’t care if...

Pfizer Opportunities

Pfizer Opportunities

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Community Based, Local, National/Global, Showcase, Uncategorized, Worldwide

The Pfizer pharmaceutical plant on the outside of McPherson, Kansas is a part of one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. With their headquarters in New York, they are currently making an expansion and planning on adding 350 jobs at its plant in McPherson, KS.  The Pfizer in McPherson m...

The School Board IS Cheating Us

The School Board IS Cheating Us

Desire Epps, Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion

High school is becoming a hoarders TV show episode with all the classes we don’t need. There are plenty of classes that students take every day that don’t benefit them in a long run and classes that schools simply push to the side. The school stresses that we need to be prepared for college ...

JUULing is Taking the World by Storm-Here’s How it Affects You

JUULing is Taking the World by Storm-Here’s How it Affects You

Nadia Turley, staff writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Local, Opinion, Showcase

JUULing has taken the world by storm. JUUL is the vape giant that went from zero to $16 billion in three years. Truth Initiative is the largest anti-smoking organization in the United States. Depending on the state, you either have to be 18 or 21 to purchase one legally, but high-schoolers are still managing to g...

Let’s Talk About Sex Ed

Let’s Talk About Sex Ed

Nadia Turley, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Let’s talk about sexual education in schools. Currently, there are two main categories of teaching for Sex Ed. It might seem like a weird topic to talk about, but it is very relevant and important! The first, and more widespread, category is abstinence only Sex Ed. Abstinence-only sexual education i...

We Need Driver’s Ed

We Need Driver’s Ed

Desire Epps, Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

 Driver’s ed is often extremely costly and can sometimes be out of range. For some students they may not even have a car to practice driving in. Others may not have a safe driver to shadow and learn from around them. I took Driver’s Ed my sophomore year at my old school in Illinois. My mom paid 25...

LIVE FOR ART!

LIVE FOR ART!

Desire Epps, Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Art is something everyone should think about indulging in. For me art has always been a great way to express how you’re thinking or feeling without even saying anything. It has always been something that could fit any mood you can possibly be in. Even if you don’t feel as if you have the best...

High School Students are Being Overworked

High School Students are Being Overworked

Nadia Turley, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

  Do you believe highschool students are being overworked? Well I’m here with statistics and logistics to show you that the answer is, indeed, yes. There is a common misconception that teenagers procrastinate and wait until late to do their homework, or just skip doing it due to laziness. ...

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....

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