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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 ...

School Threats and Shootings

School Threats and Shootings

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under Community Based, Local, National/Global, Opinion, Showcase

When coming to school, feeling safe and secure is something very important. At the McPherson High school many changes have been made to provide more security for the 2018-2019 school year. At the start of the year a resource officer was hired and classroom doors were locked at all times during ea...

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...

Pups Mentor

Pups Mentor

Kaylea Herrman, Journalist

September 24, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Local, Showcase, Student Life

  Do you enjoy kids? Do you want to make a difference? At the McPherson High School the “Pup Mentors” program will be continued for its second year for helping students at elementary schools.  In this program, the pupp mentor will eat lunch with the little PUPP at least once a week and will als...

JUULing is Taking the World by Storm-Here’s How it Affects You

JUULing is Taking the World by Storm-Here’s How it Affects You

Nadia Turley, staff writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Local, Opinion, Showcase

JUULing has taken the world by storm. JUUL is the vape giant that went from zero to $16 billion in three years. Truth Initiative is the largest anti-smoking organization in the United States. Depending on the state, you either have to be 18 or 21 to purchase one legally, but high-schoolers are still managing to g...

The Rematch

The Rematch

Megan Manning, Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

On September 4, 2018, McPherson’s jv girls tennis was cancelled due to some unfortunate weather, luckily coaches were able to reschedule for September 19, 2018. Many of the girls were lucky enough to finish a full match, others however were not.Other than the half a match that had to be completed ...

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