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McPherson Construction

McPherson Construction

Bailey Yarborough
January 31, 2017
Filed under News, Opinion

McPherson County Construction Traffic is now a part of the daily lives for McPherson citizens. The City Public Works department ( http://www.mcpcity.com/205/Public-Works ) is in full swing with construction around town. McPherson has been busy with road construction and other city developments. For...

Zombie Culture

Zombie Culture

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
January 6, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  “‘There’s no more room in hell.’ His face was set in a grim expression, his eyes downcast. ‘What?’ Steve spun around, not believing what he had just heard uttered. Peter took the wide-brimmed hat off his head and wiped his forearm across his sweating brow. He leaned against the railing...

What 2016 Has Taught Me

Taylor Verow
January 6, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

   2016 was full of ups and downs. A lot went into play. In this year, I moved from a large country called Kuwait to a small city in Kansas called McPherson. This taught me a few things. One being, culture is everywhere and another being, never limit myself to a certain place for a specific amount of ...

NHS Carols at the Cedars

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
December 16, 2016
Filed under Community Based, News, Showcase

  On Monday, December 11th, the McPherson High School’s National Honor Society left school early to go caroling.   “I have to say I didn't think that we would sound very good,” said Maria Martin, a NHS member, “But the group that I was in sounded very good. Each place that we went to ...

The best hot chocolate around

The best hot chocolate around

Taylor Boesker
December 13, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Starbucks Review I got a tall which is the smallest you can get. They did not even fill it to the top, half of it was filled with whipped cream. Which is not always a bad thing, but when you pay for hot chocolate you expect to get what you payed for. The hot chocolate itself was not creamy at all, even...

Dawg Pound Check In

Dawg Pound Check In

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Community Based, News, Showcase

     Wrapping up quickly, the first semester of MHS is close to the end, and kids are winding down for winter break. The Dawg Pound, the recently added school store, has become a common part of student’s lives since the beginning of its stay that started in September.   “I thin...

Surviving the Next Three Weeks

Surviving the Next Three Weeks

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  McPherson High School is halfway through the year, and the end of the first semester is coming fast. Joining the end of the semester, nearly every student will be gifted with a series of tests and final projects to wrap up 2016. A large portion of these tests are comprehensive and weighted, and...

New Changes at McPherson Police Department

Heidi Myers, Megan Wiens, Co-Editors
December 2, 2016
Filed under Community Based, News

    On Monday, November 21, McPherson Commissioners had their weekly meeting. The first thing on the agenda for this certain Monday, were a few requests including Departmental Matters brought up by Police Chief, Rob McClarty. While there were reports on various Planning and Zoning activities, the appr...

McPherson County’s 38th Annual Carol-Along

McPherson County’s 38th Annual Carol-Along

Jordan Moll
December 2, 2016
Filed under Community Based, Local, News, Showcase

  It’s no secret that the holiday spirit is everywhere right now. With December finally here and only 23 days (and counting!) left until Christmas, stores around town are filled to the brim with decorations, ornaments and wrapping paper of all varieties. Many different traditions are kept by families...

Students Donate Jerseys to Ethiopia

Students Donate Jerseys to Ethiopia

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Community Based, News, Showcase, Student Life

    When Senior Emma Ellet watched a presentation by Heather and Habtom Kebede about their mission work in Ethiopia, she knew she wanted to help. With the aid of other members in her youth group at the First Presbyterian Church, she came up with an idea to donate old McPherson jerseys to the yo...

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child

Megan Manning, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Clubs, Community Based, Worldwide

 On Friday, November 18th, McPherson High School’s KAY’s club will be packing boxes of goodies for Operation Christmas Child. Each year KAY’s volunteers to help with this project. They pack up gifts such as clothing, school supplies, and even toys. Then these boxes are sent to children in need. N...

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