The High Life

MHS Redesign

MHS Redesign

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under Community Based, Local, News, Showcase

The McPherson High School, along with many other schools in the state of Kansas will be redesigning by adding a student study lounge, changing the schedule, and including some project based learning to the school. A select group of students and teachers are meeting regularly during 5th hour to talk...

Lujano teaches AP World History with coach-like toughness

Lujano teaches AP World History with coach-like toughness

Maleiah Ewert, staff writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, Student Life

The AP World History class is described as challenging among the student body.  Instructor John Lujano said he teaches like he coaches. Lujano was once approached by a colleague saying why don't you teach the way you coach and the whole game changed from there.  Lujano took his colleague’s wor...

MHS High Life, past and future

MHS High Life, past and future
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Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Community Based, Local, Opinion, Showcase

McPHERSON—2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the McPherson High Life. The McPherson High Life has provided students and staff with a good source of news for many years and will continue to do so. But what has changed over the years and where will journalism be going in the future? Looking back,...

Looking Through Feminism

Looking Through Feminism

Maleiah Ewert, staff writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Feminism is a very controversial topic. The topic of feminism can start millions of conversations and disagreements or it can trigger a chain of violence and conflict.  How can an idea or view start all of that? A notably large amount of people are against the idea of feminism.  The definition of...

McPherson High School Wrestling

McPherson High School Wrestling

Kaylea Herrman, staff writer

December 9, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase, Sports

  With wrestling season here, the McPherson High School wrestlers are constantly training for their matches. The McPherson High school has a good reputation for wrestling and there is pressure on the wrestlers not to disappoint. Some students hope to earn a scholarship in the future and wrestling is ...

Studying Abroad, Germany to America

Studying Abroad, Germany to America

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Sophie Meister is an exchange student at MHS from Germany studying for the 2018-2019 school year.  Meister is from the north of Germany, in the city Hamburg. She’s a Sophomore here at MHS and wanted to come to the states for “the language and the new experience of culture.” Though Meister did ...

Ristorante Italiano di Famiglia

Ristorante Italiano di Famiglia

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase

Have you been waiting for a new restaurant to open up in the town of McPherson?  Recently a new place called “Ristorante Italiano di Famiglia”, an italian restaurant, has opened at 204 N Main street.  This classy new restaurant replaced Delish, another food company that opened only seven months...

Human Sex Traffickers In McPherson???

Human Sex Traffickers In McPherson???

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Local, National/Global, News, Showcase

Recently there has been a lot of talk and gossip about a local group who is recruiting members in the McPherson KS area.  It has been reported by locals that men and one woman have been going around the McPherson and Lindsborg area saying that they are trying to get people baptized.  There has been some...

The Presidential Alert

The Presidential Alert

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday the 3rd, almost every smart phone in the United States got a message from President Trump at 1:18 central time.  The message read “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed.” The message was just a test of the first ever Presidential Alert.  Th...

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 ...

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...

Same Scene, New Theme

Same Scene, New Theme

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, Student Life

  The McPherson High school students section cheered on the football team through their cowboy themed western wear on Friday, September 21st.  The school spirit theme board highlights each week’s theme for Friday Night Lights. Every Friday when there is a home football game, a few people fr...

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