The High Life

Musical Arts goes to State

Katelyn Martin

April 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Classes, Community Based, Hot Off the Hallway, Local, Music ヽ(⌐■_■)ノ♪♬, Uncategorized

Every year McPherson High School goes to contest to show their amazing skills. This year, they will be attending Small Ensemble Contest in Great Bend, and State Large Group in Smoky Valley on April twelfth. Many of the students are very excited, such as Andre Patton, a freshman at MHS and Men’s...

Preparing For The ACT

Megan Manning, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under Student Life

   A student’s college education and career is influenced by their ACT scores and GPA. College scholarships can range from a couple thousand dollars to free tuition. Cloud County Community College offers free tuition for students who score a 26 on their ACT and have an accumulative GPA of ...

Dressing For Prom

Dressing For Prom

Megan Manning, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


Filed under Student Life

    As Prom comes around each year students look for a date, and girls look for the perfect dress. While looking for a prom dress can be fun, it can also be very expensive. So while some are able to afford a high end dress, others have trouble finding a dress that will fit their budget. Now there...

Homecoming Thoughts

Megan Manning, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under Miscellaneous, News, Student Life

    School dances attendance depend on everyone’s opinion of the event. Some students think it is pointless and would rather be doing something better, while others look forward to it every year. Another reason that attendance varies is how old you are. A freshman or sophomore can’t go to some...

Spirit Week

Spirit Week

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

    This past week at MHS, February 13th through the17th, students geared up for homecoming by participating in spirit week. Day one of Spirit Week began on Monday with “Mathletes vs. Athletes.” Tuesday followed with “Toasty Tuesday,” Wednesday continued with “Snowed in,” Thursday was ...

Celebrating Winter Homecoming

Celebrating Winter Homecoming

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor

February 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

    This year's winter homecoming candidates made their debut on stage during an all school assembly in the auditorium last Tuesday February 14th. The ten students, along with the homecoming prince and princess, walked onto the stage beside their parents. Their school activities, favorite quotes, an...

Homecoming Hype and New Additions

Homecoming Hype and New Additions

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor

February 16, 2017


Filed under Local, Showcase, Student Life

  MHS will be hosting a homecoming dance on Saturday, February 18th, at 8:00 p.m. The dance will go on until 10:30 p.m. It’s winter-themed and formal dress. Tickets are $5 if they’re bought beforehand, and will be $7 if they’re purchased at the door.   “I feel that the this winter homecoming...

47 Signs and Symptoms of Stress

47 Signs and Symptoms of Stress

Maegan Vincent, staff writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Debaters Compete in 4-Speak During State

Debaters Compete in 4-Speak During State

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor

January 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

McPherson High School’s debate team headed to Lyons on Friday the 21st and Saturday the 22nd of January to compete in the state debate tournament. McPherson sent four debaters to compete in 4-Speak- Seniors Mensi Patel, and Chintan Patel, and sophomores Mitch Harger and Cole Hansen. After a total of...

MHS Early Release for Tournament

MHS Early Release for Tournament

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor

January 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

  Last week, McPherson High School students were released at 2:11 p.m. on Thursday the 19th and Friday the 20th, for the Boys’ Basketball Tournament.   “I really like getting out of school early,” said junior, Megan Cutting, “It gives me time to get things done before practice!” ...

Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

      The Science Olympiad team recently competed in regionals in Salina. They brought home 3rd overall, with some team members placing in individual events.     During a science olympiad tournament like the one in Salina, student competitors can take tests in different events and ...

Finals Fast Approaching

Finals Fast Approaching

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor

December 16, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

      The memes are now becoming more relatable than ever. With finals right around the corner, students are overstressed and underslept. Freshmen through seniors are expected to complete tests and projects for gruelling, last-minute, major grades on Tuesday the 20th and Wednesday the 21st. Th...

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