The High Life

Presidential Candidates

Chloe Jones

February 5, 2016


Filed under Miscellaneous, Student Life

Learning more about politics and the presidential candidates can be difficult. I have viewed the websites of four presidential candidates. These are Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Ted Cruz. Below are minor details and information about the candidates. Each candidate's page opened...

The Advantages of Advanced Placement

Jessica Wylie, Co-editor

February 5, 2016


Filed under Classes, Student Life

There are many advantages of taking Advance Placement courses. From getting prepared for college to possibly receiving college credit from the exam, students enroll in these courses to have a challenge. “I take AP classes to prepare me for college, not necessarily to get the college credit,” ...

The New Bell Schedule is Positive

The New Bell Schedule is Positive

Anna Southward, Abbey Yianakopulos, and Chloe Jones

February 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

   At the last school board meeting, January 15th, Mr. Plackemeier proposed a new bell schedule for next year and the board approved it. The schedule proposes a 7:50 start time and a 2:45 release. The new bell schedule was designed to help with school activities, and getting out early appeals to pe...

Learning to Adapt: A Guide From a Stressed Out Senior

Olivia Hansen, Co-editor

January 28, 2016


Filed under Student Life

  It’s finally second semester. After a long dragged out 2015 school year, we’re finally walking, scratch that, crawling to the finish line, the glorious 3 month break from school, and for us seniors, the start of something completely new. As I’ve grown and learned this year, I began to ask mys...

This Year’s Hi-Steppers Are Better Than Ever

Abbey Yianakopulos, Journalism 1 Student

January 26, 2016


Filed under Sports, Student Life

The Hi-Steppers, who you may have seen perform at all the home football and basketball games, have been working as hard as ever this year to provide us with quality half-time entertainment. They practice 3 times a week to learn new routines. Routines can take anywhere a single practice to two weeks....

Finals Week

Jessica Wylie, Co-Editor

January 6, 2016


Filed under Miscellaneous, Student Life, Uncategorized

As the semester comes to a close, finals begin. The end of the year brings panic to many high school students as they try to pull up their grades before they are set in stone. Worrying about your final grades, GPA, and trying to get an A in that one class you’ve been trying really hard in all semes...

Jessica Wylie, Co-Editor

November 23, 2015


Filed under Miscellaneous, Student Life

As the holiday season quickly approaches, many of us are starting to rush to make Christmas lists and start holiday shopping. While shopping for your loved ones, there are a few easy ways to be able to help families and people in need as well. AmazonSmile - If you order any gifts from Amazon this year, consid...

CTE Classes at MHS

CTE Classes at MHS

Paige Houchen, Journalism 1 Student

November 23, 2015


Filed under Classes

Each year, students at McPherson High School get the chance to pick their classes, some of them being CTE (Career Technical Education) classes that are designed to help students learn and prepare for a career that they may be interested in. To learn about different CTE classes, the section feature ...

CTE Classes at MHS

CTE Classes at MHS

Molly Strickler

November 23, 2015


Filed under Classes

Each year, students at McPherson High School get the chance to pick their classes,  some of them being CTE (Career Technical Education) classes that are designed to help students learn and prepare for a career that they may be interested in. To learn about different CTE classes, the feature section will be co...

CTE Classes at MHS

CTE Classes at MHS

Molly Stricker, Journalism 1 Student

November 3, 2015


Filed under Classes, Showcase

   Each year, students at McPherson High School get the chance to pick their classes,  some of them being CTE (Career Technical Education) classes that are designed to help students learn and prepare for a career that they may be interested in. To learn about different CTE classes, the feature section will be co...

CTE Classes at MHS

CTE Classes at MHS

Paige Houchen, Journalism 1 Student

November 2, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Introduction to Industrial Technology   Each year students at McPherson High School get the chance to pick their classes  some of them being CTE (Career Technical Education) classes that are designed to help students learn and prepare for a career that they may be interested in. To learn about different CTE classes feature will be covering different clas...

Ping Pong Frenzy

Ping Pong Frenzy

Olivia Hansen, Co-editor

October 19, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

  Being one of the largest clubs in McPherson High School, ping pong club sets the stage for a fun school year. The idea was just a twinkle in the co-founders eye’s, Kye Brewer and Kento Aizawa, during freshman year band, but transformed into a fantastic club. Ping pong club meets once a month and it plans ...

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