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Shazam!

Shazam!

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Opinion, Showcase

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


Filed under Community Based, Miscellaneous, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, Worldwide

  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


Filed under Local, News, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

  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


Filed under Local, National/Global, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

  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


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

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...

Women’s History Month Almost 40 Years of Celebrating Woman

Women’s History Month Almost 40 Years of Celebrating Woman

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Women's history month is dedicated to commemorate the woman who changed the world, women who have to work twice as hard as men, women with unequal opportunities, women of all races and women with all identities.   Women’s history month originated in 1981 starting as women's history week.  J...

McPherson High School journalists placed at Regional Contests

McPherson High School journalists placed at Regional Contests

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

LAWRENCE, March 8, 2019 -- The Kansas Scholastic Press Association is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Regional Contests, which rewarded the best student journalists from among 2100 entries gathered from around the state.   In the Regional Contest, students from 87 different schools comp...

MHS Gossip Account

MHS Gossip Account

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Local, Opinion, Showcase

Cyberbullying being a big problem among teens, the popular social media site ‘Instagram’ can be a big outlet. Bullying online can affect people in ways the person typing it couldn't even imagine. From suicide to depression, posting things online or texting people things that can hurt them in any way will always end badly. Joey Rupert, resource ...

The Seussical Musical; Presented by MHS

The Seussical Musical; Presented by MHS

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local, News, Showcase, Student Life

On February 14-16, McPherson High School presented the Seussical Musical.  Seussical in now one of the most performed shows in America presented by schools, local theaters and professional actors and actresses. The Suessical Musical cast put on many performances for elementary students before t...

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,...

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