The High Life

Homecoming Time!!

High-Steppers and Cheerleaders wait on the sidelines.

Kaylea Herrman, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018

  Will this year’s homecoming be different from the last? On Tuesday, October 2nd the candidates for homecoming were announced in a assembly, and a email was sent out to the students to vote for the King and Queen of their choosing.  This year's candidates for King include: Noah Alvia, Zach ...

A Weekend At The Bowling Alley

Alanna Golden

October 4, 2018

After a long, hard week of working, what’s better than going to the Bowling Alley with a few friends to have a fun time? The Bowling Alley has plenty of lanes for your group of friends to join. They have a variety of bowling balls for anyone of any measure of strength. Food and a good atmosph...

Same Scene, New Theme

The Student Section Theme board.

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

  The McPherson High school students section cheered on the football team through their cowboy themed western wear on Friday, September 21st.  The school spirit theme board highlights each week’s theme for Friday Night Lights. Every Friday when there is a home football game, a few people fr...

Working Highschoolers

Working Highschoolers

Sally Boese, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

High school is the last stop before becoming an adult. Whether you choose to go to college or straight into the workforce, you’ve got to be financially prepared. Most parents encourage their students to earn money to prepare for the future, but often times it’s hard to even find a job as a teen....

How Do Mental Illnesses Influence A Students Day-To-Day life

How Do Mental Illnesses Influence A Students Day-To-Day life

Alanna Golden

September 25, 2018

Multiple kids this generation have mental illnesses that they have to deal with. One of the biggest questions is, how do they get through their work as well as keep themselves stable? Students don’t really have a big option on when they have a breakdown, or when they’re having a rough point. In...

Pups Mentor

Pups Mentor flyer

Kaylea Herrman, Journalist

September 24, 2018

  Do you enjoy kids? Do you want to make a difference? At the McPherson High School the “Pup Mentors” program will be continued for its second year for helping students at elementary schools.  In this program, the pupp mentor will eat lunch with the little PUPP at least once a week and will als...

Do Students Care About Their Education?

Do Students Care About Their Education?

Alanna Golden

September 21, 2018

What exactly is going on in the student brain that makes them want to try or give up in classes? Although most people have the opportunity to work, it can get in the way of their education, and they might have to choose between the two; even if they’re very dedicated towards both options. Once p...

Affection or Gifts?

Affection or Gifts?

Sally Boese

September 17, 2018

Are the nicest things always the most money? People are expensive, and bills can really add up, especially if you’re regularly going on dates or wanting to spoil your significant other with gifts. But is giving love better than giving gifts? It’s easy to go overboard on extravagant dates, but the...

Our Hidden Heroes

Belinda O'dell teaching her Special Ed class.

Maleiah Ewert, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

  The definition of a teacher is, “a person who helps others to acquire knowledge, competences or values.” But, what if there is more to teachers? What if teachers do more than just teaching us Math, English, History, Etc? What if teachers, teach us how to change the world. Most of th...

Summer in McPherson

Summer in McPherson

Maggie Leaf, Editorial Writer

May 22, 2018

At last, the most wonderful time of year has arrived… well, at least in the yearning eyes of restless teenagers eagerly anticipating the season of summer, it has. The stress of school has become nonexistent, the seemingly never ending demand of homework has ceased, and an undeniable sense of freedom ...

The Three Different Sides On Firearms

The resource officer at McPherson High School, Joey Rupert, posing his trendiest pose.

Maleiah Ewert

May 22, 2018

Many people have different views when it comes to firearms.  For a lot of people, their opinion is dictated by their political party.  People like to separate themselves from looking at the other sides’ view, but, little to their knowledge, no matter if your Republican or Democrat, people have a lot ...

Louisiana

Kyla Hagemann

May 21, 2018

Traditions, Food, and The Streets of New Orleans Louisiana is a very well known state for its traditions, food, and the streets of New Orleans. The traditions range very widely, as well as the food. When visiting Louisiana there are tons of amazing thing to see. The streets are filled with lights and ...

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