The High Life

Masks are mandatory in USD 418 school district.

Another Year, Another Mask Mandate

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor September 19, 2021

McPherson, USD 418 is back at school with fewer students and more masks. This will be the 3rd year masks have been mandatory in a row.  “Masks should not be placed on Children younger than 2 years...

Junior, Josh Everhart, gives blood at drive.

Giving Blood and Saving Lives

Kaylea Herrman, managing editor November 2, 2020

On Wednesday October 28th, a blood drive was held across from the McPherson High School at the Grace Lutheran Church on East 1st Street. The drive was held from 8:00am to 1:30pm by the MHS KAY Club where...

FCA at McPherson High School in 2020

Hannah Farley September 24, 2020

In years past FCA did events at some of the churches involved around McPherson. There were games and snacks for everyone. They also did an event at the schools called “See You at the Pole,” where staff...

Foundations in personal finance.

Saving Money Through High School

Kaylea Herrman, managing editor September 22, 2020

Mr.Strathman, girls basketball coach of 16 years and assistant of 10 years, currently teaches the personal finance class at MHS. This class is beneficial for students wanting to be more money smart and...

White day hybrid schedule for MHS.

Hybrid Schedule at MHS

Kaylea Herrman, managing editor September 15, 2020

Since the start of the school year, students at MHS have been going to school half time. Separated by their last names, students have been sent to school in two different groups. This hybrid schedule...

Katelyn Mintzer - Photo-shoot

Katelyn Mintzer – Photo-shoot

Kaylea Herrman, photo editor April 16, 2020


Lily Parker, Josie Strathman, and Tessa Boesker in ‘Matilda: The Musical’ as the show comes to a close.

Matilda: The Musical

Faith Lininger, Editor February 24, 2020

Everyone knows the story of sweet Matilda, and her horrible family and headmistress, Miss Agatha Trunchbull. It is a delightful tale of innocence, and the power of resilience. This year, Greg McGlynn and...

McPherson High School recognizing the students that have scored a 30 or above on their ACT.

Is the ACT and Pre-ACT Beneficial to Students at MHS?

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor February 22, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25th, students at MHS will be taking their ACTs and pre-ACTs. Testing will begin at the start of school and will end around 12:00 pm. Freshman will be going on tours of local businesses,...

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....

Maleiah, junior, working on the comercial project.

JAG-K Teaches Students How to Overcome Boundaries

Hannah Farley , staff writer February 14, 2020

  JAG-K is a newer class at McPherson High School for students sophomores through seniors. The goal of the class is to teach students how to overcome the barriers in their lives. JAG-K is part...

Christmas Carol

Kayla Ladet , Staff Writer January 28, 2020

McPherson High School play “A Christmas Carol” opened on December 13, 2019 and closes on December 14, 2019 at the Historical McPherson Opera House. The play is being produced in living black and...

McPherson High School’s Choir posing with KAKE News television hosts before pre-recording the Christmas Special.

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...

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