The High Life

Covid expectations for MHS

Band at football game wearing mask

Atlanta Wing

September 24, 2020

  McPherson High School expectations for our students have grown dramatically since the beginning of the school year due to Covid-19. The different requirements are wearing masks, social distancing, temp checks, and sanitizing every hour. Mask: Students and staff with various opinions on wearing...

Saving Money Through High School

Foundations in personal finance.

Kaylea Herrman, managing editor

September 22, 2020

Mr.Strathman, girls basketball coach of 16 years and assistant of 10 years, currently teaches the personal finance class at MHS. This class is beneficial for students wanting to be more money smart and also teaches them many ways on how to save money over time. The class includes many video lessons on...

Jaytin Gumm Scoring the First Point of the Game

MHS boys playing football at the stadium.

September 21, 2020

MHS Varsity Football played Great Bend and won 31-13 on Friday night at McPherson Stadium. The crowd was cheering as MHS scored right off the bat. McPherson outscored Great Bend 24-6. The first point was made by Jaytin Gumm as he took a handoff 64 yards for a touchdown. MHS tied seven at the end ...

Hybrid Schedule at MHS

White day hybrid schedule for MHS.

Kaylea Herrman, managing editor

September 15, 2020

Since the start of the school year, students at MHS have been going to school half time. Separated by their last names, students have been sent to school in two different groups. This hybrid schedule alternates between red and white days and has a morning and afternoon group. The morning group i...

Photo Gallery

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

May 2, 2020

Spring 2020 – Girls Swim Team

Swimmer, Mariah, takes a break to stretch.

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

March 9, 2020


Just Girly Things

Womens History Month Info graphic made with Canva.  Lipstick and other decals presented.

Maleiah Ewert, managing editor

March 5, 2020

As I put on my red lipstick to get ready for the new day, I think to myself, ‘why do I do this? ’Why do I wear makeup when people say it’s too much, that I'm a “try hard,” they like me “better naturally?” Then I remember how much fun it is waking up and having art a part of my daily routine....

Joker – Movie Spoiler

Joker, a realistic view on the life of this notorious villain.

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

February 25, 2020

Run time: 2 hr 2 min Rated: R Genre: Drama/Thriller Release Date: October 4th, 2019 Budget: $55-70 million Set in New York, this action packed thriller portrays a “real life” version of the Joker (Arthur Fleck). Arthur is seen as an outcast and works a job as a clown on the street....

Matilda: The Musical

Lily Parker, Josie Strathman, and Tessa Boesker in ‘Matilda: The Musical’ as the show comes to a close.

Faith Lininger, Editor

February 24, 2020

Everyone knows the story of sweet Matilda, and her horrible family and headmistress, Miss Agatha Trunchbull. It is a delightful tale of innocence, and the power of resilience. This year, Greg McGlynn and Nicholas Griggs decided to give our school a taste of the strength of mind of Matilda.  Matild...

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before 1 & 2

To All The Boys I've Loved Before movie poster by Netflix

Maleiah Ewert, managing editor

February 24, 2020

Laura Jean (Lana Condor) a Junior in High School is always living in her head. Fantasies of love stories are always on repeat but never in the outside world. As Laura Jean is finding herself, she makes a connection with a guy named Peter Kavinsky (Noah Centineo) in the most unconventional way. To mak...

Bullpups Won With Extreme Passion For the Game Of Basketball

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

The Bullpups won against Circle in the roundhouse on Friday, February 21 with the help from Hayes Schmid scoring 23 points for the team. All five Seniors got to start because it was Senior Night for the Bullpups. Bullpups were off to a great start as they lead Thunderbirds 21-6 in the first quart...

Is the ACT and Pre-ACT Beneficial to Students at MHS?

McPherson High School recognizing the students that have scored a

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

February 22, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25th, students at MHS will be taking their ACTs and pre-ACTs. Testing will begin at the start of school and will end around 12:00 pm. Freshman will be going on tours of local businesses, Sophomores will be taking their Pre-ACTs, Juniors will be taking their ACTs, and Seniors will...

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