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Students Donate Jerseys to Ethiopia

Students Donate Jerseys to Ethiopia

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor

December 2, 2016


Filed under Community Based, News, Showcase, Student Life

    When Senior Emma Ellet watched a presentation by Heather and Habtom Kebede about their mission work in Ethiopia, she knew she wanted to help. With the aid of other members in her youth group at the First Presbyterian Church, she came up with an idea to donate old McPherson jerseys to the yo...

MHS Theater Takes on Arsenic and Old Lace

MHS Theater Takes on  Arsenic and Old Lace

Jordan Moll

November 30, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local, News, Showcase, Student Life

McPherson High School’s theater class had taken their adaption of Arsenic and Old Lace to a whole new level. Playing from November 17 to the 19, the theater students have worked hard to bring their production to life. Their stunning display, utilizing a living black-and-white set, follows the story of the B...

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child

Megan Manning, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Clubs, Community Based, Worldwide

 On Friday, November 18th, McPherson High School’s KAY’s club will be packing boxes of goodies for Operation Christmas Child. Each year KAY’s volunteers to help with this project. They pack up gifts such as clothing, school supplies, and even toys. Then these boxes are sent to children in need. N...

November

November

Megan Manning, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016


Filed under Clubs, Uncategorized

Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad

Mackenzee Klamczynski, writer

November 11, 2016


Filed under Clubs, News, Uncategorized

McPherson High School currently has a Science Olympiad team. It is currently on its 3rd year.    Science Olympiad is a competitive competition in science. It consists of freshmen all the way to seniors with around 4 people for each grade. Each team includes 15 members. They will attend a reg...

A Historic First Vote For Seniors

A Historic First Vote For Seniors

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor

November 4, 2016


Filed under Community Based, Showcase, Student Life

    Eighteen year-old seniors who are eligible for voting in the 2016 election have a big decision to make. For a lot of students, this election differs greatly from the those that they grew up watching.     “I remember watching Obama and McCain during the debates, and they were addressing...

Come Dance, Old Sport

Come Dance, Old Sport

Jordan Moll

October 20, 2016


Filed under Local, Miscellaneous, News, Showcase, Student Life

Prom is a rite of passage for many high school students. Searching for the perfect dress to finding the prettiest corsage, it’s a huge endeavor preparing for it. Possible the most time-consuming and costly preparations to be made is the theme. From coming up with the ideas, to voting, to constructi...

What is Wrong (Or Maybe Right) With Us?

What is Wrong (Or Maybe Right) With Us?

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor

October 20, 2016


Filed under Miscellaneous, Opinion

The moon landing was faked. Beyonce and Britney Spears are clones. Government officials are stone-cold reptiles. Now, what do these three sentences have in common? For most people, the correlation is that all three of these are statements that have been heard, and maybe even mocked when they’re mentioned....

College and Career Day

Megan Manning, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Student Life

At the MHS college representatives come and set up their tables with all their information in the Roundhouse each year. Every student has a chance to visit with the college reps and ask various questions they have. This year each student was given a barcode that could be scanned in order to receive ...

Classes Host Fundraiser to Help Impoverished

Classes Host Fundraiser to Help Impoverished

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor

October 20, 2016


Filed under Community Based, News, Showcase, Student Life

    AP Environmental Science, also known as APES, and AP Biology classes held a fundraiser to help raise money for impoverished men and women in developing countries. The fundraiser began on Friday, October 14, and lasted through Friday the 21st.     Students from the classes sold Hall...

MHS Production of The 39 Steps

MHS Production of The 39 Steps

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor

October 14, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

   McPherson High School Main Stage Theatre's fall production of The 39 Steps, took place October 6th and 7th. The show began at 7:30 in the MHS auditorium. Tickets sold for $5.00 for adults, $4.00 for students, and $3.00 for seniors. Activity passes were also accepted.    The play, ...

Benefits of giving

Benefits of giving

Brianna Bradley

October 13, 2016


Filed under Clubs, Opinion, Student Life

   I recently watched an inspiring speech on a TED talk, in which Abigail Marsh discussed why some people are more altruistic than others. After watching the video, I really pondered on her opinion. Marsh examined and interviewed many people as to why they believed they had this trait. She came to the...

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