The High Life

Kyra Byrd: Balancing her future with fun

Kyra Byrd: Balancing her future with fun

Maleiah Ewert, Managing Editor

February 20, 2020

Kyra Byrd, a junior here at McPherson High School is balancing her stressful future while still having fun as a teenager.  Byrd has many responsibilities and tasks she has to tackle on a daily basis. Kyra Byrd is a certified nurse aide and is taking sixteen college credit hours through Hutch Community c...

The Coronavirus

The Coronavirus

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

February 14, 2020

The recent outbreak of the deadly ‘coronavirus’ is causing an international panic. Leading to the death of tens of thousands of people in China, there are at least two dozen more in other countries such as the United States. Worldwide, this virus has infected almost 60,000 people and the newly developing...

Pups Break Their Two-Game Losing Streak

Pups Break Their Two-Game Losing Streak

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor

February 13, 2020

On Tuesday night the McPherson Bullpups boys basketball team faced El Dorado High School in the Roundhouse. The Pups started out the game with a 9-0 drive. The Pups ended the first quarter with a score of 23-8. Pups kept the lead through the second quarter ending the first half 46-22. McPherson High...

What is your opinion on homecoming this year?

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor

February 9, 2020

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Taylor Swift: Miss Americana

Taylor Swift: Miss Americana

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

February 4, 2020

In this newly released Netflix documentary, you are taken throughout the life of Taylor Swift, American singer and songwriter. From her pitfalls and scandals with other celebrities, to the winning of her many grammys, this film gives you a behind the scenes look into the life that she has lived. In...

World War Three Jokes To Soften The Blow

World War Three Jokes To Soften The Blow

Maleiah Ewert, managing editor

January 28, 2020

Iranian assassination has led teenagers to make jokes and memes of a possible war outbreak. As the news and the internet is flooded with country disputes, teenagers and young adults are making a laugh of politicians mistakes.    Unless you’re living under a rock, you more than likely heard ...

McPherson’s All State Musicians

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

January 27, 2020

On January 28th and 29th twenty students will be representing the McPherson High School and the McPherson Middle School at the Kansas Music Educators Conference. These All-State musician groups include the KMEA All-State Band, KMEA All-State Choir, and KCDA All-State Treble Choir. The All-State Band...

Jayton Alexander Took Over The McPherson Annual Invitational Tournament Offensively For The Bullpups

Jayton Alexander Took Over The McPherson Annual Invitational Tournament Offensively For The Bullpups

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor

January 27, 2020

McPherson’s high school boys’ basketball 56th annual invitational tournament took place Thursday, January 23rd, January 24th, and January 25th, in the roundhouse. McPherson took 5th place, they advanced into the 5th place on Saturday, where they played Junction City. McPherson is now 8-3   ...

A Mind Blowing Win From the Bullpup Basketball Boys

A Mind Blowing Win From the Bullpup Basketball Boys

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor

January 20, 2020

McPherson Basketball varsity boys had an extravagant win 67-51 against Augusta on Tuesday night. The Bullpups are now 5-3. Between the two teams, the skill level was about the same. The Bullpups came out on top with their determination and their enthusiasm for the game of basketball.  The score w...

Australia up in Flames

Australia up in Flames

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

January 14, 2020

Australia is currently suffering from a vast amount of deadly fires. While they have had small bush fires every season, due to record breaking temperatures and severe drought, the outcome of this season's fires are devastating. With about 27 people killed, including four firefighters, 15.6 million acres...

MHS Sports Cancelled Due to Weather

MHS Sports Cancelled Due to Weather

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor

January 13, 2020

All McPherson events were canceled due to weather on Friday, January 11. All sports are undecided for rescheduling. Road conditions are getting worse. People had to scrap their cars after school Friday due to ice.  Sports that were canceled are freshman girls and boys basketball, JV and Varsity b...

McPherson High School Choir to be Aired On KAKE News

McPherson High School Choir to be Aired On KAKE News

Maleiah Ewert, Managing Editor

December 17, 2019

  With the Christmas season upon us, excitement is all around.  Movies, popcorn, music and family, the season is bound to be splendid.  For the McPherson High School Choir, an amazing Christmas opportunity was given to them.  The school choir’s Bel Canto, Mixed Ensemble, and Vita Voce w...

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