The High Life

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 ...

Allergies at MHS

The peanut butter in these Uncrustables could cause a reaction.

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

  At MHS, there are many students that you may not know suffer from allergies. People who don't suffer from allergies of any kind might not understand the struggles that people with them have to deal with on a daily basis. From even being near something to ingesting it without knowing, in severe c...

Sarah Lamm Presents About The Mars Rover To MHS Students

Sarah Lamm

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Thursday, March 21st Sarah Lamm spoke at the Kansas Cosmosphere in the morning and at McPherson High School during the sixth period.  Lamm spoke about the different rovers on Mars and the tool she was in charge of to approximately 40 students from Mr.Kornhaus robotics class. Sarah Lamm is a NASA...

The Antisocial Teen’s Guide To Getting A Prom Date

The Anti Social Teen's Guide: Getting A Prom Date - Graphic Design

Faith Lininger, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

For some people, getting a Prom Date is simple. They aren’t afraid to go big and risk rejection… Others are a little shyer and uncomfortable with the thought of trying. For those in the world who aren’t afraid to be extreme, you rock at scoring a Prom Date, and for those with the fear of even spe...

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

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

Kaliah Tice as Sour Kangaroo performing her solo in the Seussical Musical.

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

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

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

Alanna Golden

January 30, 2019

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

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

December 12, 2018

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 ...

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