The High Life

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...

Takin’ It To The Mat

Takin’ It To The Mat

Ava Howard

December 17, 2019

Wrestling is a very competitive sport here at McPherson High, and is also one of the most dangerous. You can pull a tendon or hamstring, break an arm or leg or even get a black eye.  Jonah Clarke wrestles against the odds of getting hurt. Jonah Clarke, a senior wrestler at MHS is continuing his 13th y...

What Do You Have to Say to Your Teachers?

What Do You Have to Say to Your Teachers?

Macyn Ward, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

We all have times in our lives when we wish we could say things to people, but even if we don’t say it to their face, words still have a way of getting back to people. And no one wants to deal with the consequences of their actions, especially if the person they were talking about was their superio...

Pup Prints Are Working Hard On Their New And Improved Classroom

Pup Prints Are Working Hard On Their New And Improved  Classroom

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor

November 12, 2019

MHS Pup Prints students are working together to create a better start in a new classroom. Pup Prints is moving to a diffrent classroom that used to be a teacher’s lounge. They are working together to paint and decorate so they can move all their Pup Print material into an innovative and improved work...

MHS Students Host a Run for Día De Los Muertos

MHS Students Host a Run for Día De Los Muertos

Macyn Ward, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

It’s always inspiring to see students getting involved with their community, and that’s exactly what MHS’s Sports and Entertainment Marketing Class is doing. They are hosting a run on Saturday, November 9 at Meadowlark Trail in McPherson, Kansas. The run is for CKC (Centra Kansas Conservancy) to ...

Dating, Love, Time, and Trust

Kayla Ladet, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Is love something we can control? Do you think that there is a little piece of us that tells us who we love? That shows us how to love? Sometimes when I’m lying in my bed at night I wonder why people feel the urge to care about someone so deeply they consider it love. I always tell myself that there...

MHS Student Are Now Being Caught off Task In Class Because Of An App Called DyKnow

MHS Student Are Now Being Caught off Task In Class Because Of An App Called DyKnow

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor

October 15, 2019

Students at McPherson High School have fewer opportunities for getting off task during class. Many teachers are now using an app called DyKnow. DyKnow is a classroom management software that helps teachers keep students on task. This software has been trying to help the teacher defeat distractions in ...

Modeling For Success

Modeling For Success

Maleiah Ewert, Managing Editor

October 1, 2019

There’s no doubt that High School is hard.  It’s a time where everyone is trying to fit in yet find who they truly are.  For some people, their dreams come naturally and they don’t stop till they’re in motion.   Taylor Buehrle is a Sophomore at McPherson High School and an aspiring model....

The Controversies of The MHS Phone Policy

The Controversies of The MHS Phone Policy

Atlanta Wing

September 9, 2019

September 2019-2020 school year at the McPherson High School the phone policy has lead to complaining and controversy by how its being implemented among the students.   Most teachers at MHS have you put your phone in a phone pocket. However, students are irritated with this rule thinking it’s...

Advice For The People of MHS

Advice For The People of MHS

Faith Lininger, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

For the past 3 years, I have been wondering about an advice column for the McPherson High School newspaper, a place to get helpful advice, and remain anonymous throughout the whole thing.  Quite often, teens will talk to peers about their problems more than an adult, even a trusted adult. Student...

Students Views on the Redesign

Students Views on the Redesign

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

August 26, 2019

Near the end of the second semester last year, it was announced that a group of students and teachers were planning a redesign. This redesign was going to include turning one of the locker pod area's into a study lounge and including some project based learning time (pup time). These changes were made...

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