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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...

Is Facebook Increasing or Decreasing on the Amount of Users?

Is Facebook Increasing or Decreasing on the Amount of Users?

Katelyn Mintzer, staff writer

May 22, 2019

  Facebook is a popular app that was discovered in 2004. There are 745 million daily mobile users. Every second there are 20,000 people on Facebook. On average, there are 486,183 users a minute accessing Facebook from mobile devices. Facebook earns an average of $5.85 from every U.S. user, and is ...

Being A Mom, The Worlds Hardest Job

Being A Mom, The Worlds Hardest Job

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

As mother day approaches, it’s time we celebrate our moms and motherly figures in our lives.  Although we say the happy mothers day phrase to our lovely mothers, do we actually realize and appreciate what mothers do for us all?   There's no doubt that being a mom is extremely hard.  Being a m...

Senior Showcase

Senior Showcase

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019

The Impact of School Starting Later

The Impact of School Starting Later

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

Many students at MHS would love to have a later school starting time, but could this actually benefit the students? A problem for many teachers at schools is students falling asleep during class. They not only miss out on the lesson, but they also might get a detention. If MHS teens brains aren't awak...

New Changes Being Made to McPherson High School

New Changes Being Made to McPherson High School

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

McPherson High School is considering making some big changes for next year's School year.  They’re planning on having a free hour for all students so they can sign up for other classes they’re interested in. Mr. Reith, a math teacher at MHS said, “I think having the additional period is a good...

The Importance of High School Journalism

The Importance of High School Journalism

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

  The definition of journalism is the act of writing news related subjects.  Journalism comes in many forms, such as radio, newspaper, photography, etc, but all forms give crucial updates and information. Journalism is not only important in everyday life, but journalism is also valuable in ...

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