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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...

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...

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...

Inside the World of Strings

Inside the World of Strings

Alanna Golden

January 30, 2019


Filed under Local, Music ヽ(⌐■_■)ノ♪♬, Student Life

Unlike band, strings has a tendency to seem more secretive around the school. This is why the members of the program, as well as the people that come to the concerts, matter so much more to them. Everyone in McPherson hears about the High School band one time or another, but the strings doesn't seem to...

Christmas to me

Macy Gorsuch, Author and Editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Miscellaneous, Miscellaneous, Student Life

Curling up with a good book, great music or maybe even a favorite movie is something fun to do during the holidays. Whether you have your preferred snack or favorite drink while cuddling up in warmth, it makes you feel cozy on the inside.   Throughout the holiday, at least once, we all have that certain ...

Climate Change and It’s Effect on Kansas

Climate Change and It’s Effect on Kansas

December 12, 2018


Filed under Miscellaneous, Student Life

Climate change is something brought up quite a bit in politics, and is rather controversial. Being a “red state”, the people of kansas, by majority, are Trump supporters; which makes a huge amount of people believe climate change/global warming is nothing more than a hoax. President Donald Trump ...

High School Graduation

High School Graduation

Macy Gorsuch, Editor and Author

December 7, 2018


Filed under Miscellaneous, Miscellaneous, Student Life, Uncategorized

High School graduation is a good thing for you in your lifetime. However, graduation includes requirements and difficulties along the way. There are volunteer hours, class completion, college and more to think about also.   The focus of the McPherson schools is to get you graduated and in many cas...

The best things about Christmas

The best things about Christmas

Chanz Rosales, journalist

December 3, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Now that Thanksgiving is over it is time to start getting ready for Christmas. To me the best things about Christmas is decorating the house and a tree, also there is black friday shopping with the family. There is like actually Christmas day and the fun of waking up early to spend time with the family. ...

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Sally Boese, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

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10 Winter Finals Study Hacks

10 Winter Finals Study Hacks

Faith Lininger, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Classes, Miscellaneous, Opinion, Student Life

Winter Finals are important, and Wintertime is a great time to study. It’s quiet, and when you’re done, you can cuddle up in warm blankets alongside a fire with hot chocolate and whatever Winter customs make you comfortable. Just get a nice, large mug of hot chocolate, your study books, and settle in. ...

The Heroes of Our School District

The Heroes of Our School District

Nadia Turley, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Special Education is something that is commonly misunderstood. Many think it is a room for disabled students to go so they can get their proper teaching, but it is so much more than that. Special Education is actually broken up into two categories: Special Education and Gifted Teaching. Most of the ti...

Are Teachers Going to Stop Enforcing New Rules?

Are Teachers Going to Stop Enforcing New Rules?

Nadia Turley, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

We’re through the first quarter of the school year, and the school district is still standing strong with their regulations and policies. A substantial amount of teachers still have “No Phone Zones” hanging in their classrooms, as well as social contracts. But are all of them still enforcing the...

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