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Climate Change – Is it Too Late For Our Polar Bears?

Climate Change – Is it Too Late For Our Polar Bears?

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

Although climate change is creating serious consequences throughout our planet, the most serious consequences are being experienced around the Earth’s poles. The Arctic has endured the most damaging consequences of climate change due to both the disappearance of the sea ice and the increased lengt...

Abortion Laws On The Rise

Abortion Laws On The Rise

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

  In the news we see bills and new abortion laws popping up left and right in states across America including Alabama, Ohio, Missouri, Georgia and others.  This leaves us to the question that we need to answer for ourselves and fast. Should we be redefining what abortion rights means in this new co...

Being A Mom, The Worlds Hardest Job

Being A Mom, The Worlds Hardest Job

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

As mother day approaches, it’s time we celebrate our moms and motherly figures in our lives.  Although we say the happy mothers day phrase to our lovely mothers, do we actually realize and appreciate what mothers do for us all?   There's no doubt that being a mom is extremely hard.  Being a m...

Is Buckling up Enough?

Is Buckling up Enough?

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

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

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...

‘Us’ Will Have You Jumping Out of Your Seat

‘Us’ Will Have You Jumping Out of Your Seat

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Run Time: 2h 1m   Released: March 22nd, 2019   Rating: R   Genre: Horror   Budget: 20 million   The Wilson family goes on a family vacation with their friend the Tyler’s, to Santa Cruz. On a day with a ton of beach fun, the mother Adelaide (Lu...

New Changes Being Made to McPherson High School

New Changes Being Made to McPherson High School

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

McPherson High School is considering making some big changes for next year's School year.  They’re planning on having a free hour for all students so they can sign up for other classes they’re interested in. Mr. Reith, a math teacher at MHS said, “I think having the additional period is a good...

Shazam!

Shazam!

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019

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

  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

  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...

Earth Hour Bringing Attention to Global Climate Change

Earth Hour Bringing Attention to Global Climate Change

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

March 30, 2019

  Earth Hour is an annual event encouraging people all over the world to turn off unnecessary electricity. Earth Hour is an event to encourage the talk of Global Climate Change and to challenge people how long they can go without electricity. This year Earth Hour is on March 30th from 8:30-9:30...

Sarah Lamm Presents About The Mars Rover To MHS Students

Sarah Lamm Presents About The Mars Rover To MHS Students

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Thursday, March 21st Sarah Lamm spoke at the Kansas Cosmosphere in the morning and at McPherson High School during the sixth period.  Lamm spoke about the different rovers on Mars and the tool she was in charge of to approximately 40 students from Mr.Kornhaus robotics class. Sarah Lamm is a NASA...

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