The High Life

Matilda: The Musical

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 Nicholas Griggs decided to give our school a taste of the strength of mind of Matilda.  Matild...

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

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, Sophomores will be taking their Pre-ACTs, Juniors will be taking their ACTs, and Seniors will...

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...

JAG-K Teaches Students How to Overcome Boundaries

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 of a larger organization as the “K” stands for Kansas, however it’s even bigger than that. JA...

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 white.   They opened last Friday, December 6th with a matinee performance of “A Christmas ...

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...

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