The High Life

Know Your Malls

Lillian Peterson-Breeden

December 19, 2017

Central Mall   The Central Mall is located in Salina on 2259 South 9th Street. Salina is about 30 minutes away from McPherson. The Central Mall has four and a half stars. The mall opens at 10:00 am and closes at 9:00pm. Though on Sundays, the mall opens at the same time but closes earlier at...

Code Talkers

Code Talkers

Cat Palacios

December 18, 2017

Native Americans served in WWII. Not only were the fighting bigotry and racism from a bunch of people on their own land, but they also fought the war of the people that oppressed them. That’s right boys and girls, Native Americans fought in WWII; they were called Code Talkers. Code Talker Hist...

Teenage Mental Health

Mental Health

Megan Manning and Bailey Yarborough

December 18, 2017

Parents may have reason to not worry as much about teenage angst. A new study detailed in the Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology found that both male and female adolescents may age out of problems with anxiety and depression, but melancholy remains difficult to treat. More research would need...

Parent Child Relationships

Parent Child Relationships

Adriana Garcia

December 18, 2017

Our futures are very dependent on many things such as our environment, support systems, and interests.  The development into adulthood, however, is kindly aided by our parents.  We’re taught the essentials, the do’s and don’ts.  But as can be imagined, all parents have different teaching and pun...

Redesigning Kansas Schools

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Topeka Kan.

Virgil Lyon

December 8, 2017

There has been talks of the school redesigning as of late. United School District 418 has been selected along with six other Kansas school districts to test a redesign program. Schools were selected back on August 8th, but we still do not know much about the redesign process. According to the Kansas Dept. o...

Pixlr Editor Review

Pixlr Editor Review

Virgil Lyon

December 1, 2017

Pixlr Editor is an online photo editor and is a quick and easy way to create interesting images. This application is very helpful for creative presentations and designs, and is enabled on Student Chromebooks, so you can use this anytime, any place. Here is an example of what you can create with Pixlr: ...

MHS puts on Rumpelstiltskin

CeAnna Allen

November 29, 2017

The McPherson High School Theatre II class is putting on a play using people and muppets together on December 14th to 15th at the four McPherson elementary schools. This is a traveling play that they do every year. Also staying with tradition, Olaf will be making a special appearance once again. The ...

Moon Over Buffalo

Megan Manning, Editor

November 29, 2017

    The McPherson High School has always been known for putting on wonderful plays and musicals so this year is no exception. By preparing Moon Over Buffalo it offers another opportunity for the MHS theater to perform at The Kansas Thespian Festival for the 2017-2018 year. The theater department di...

Holiday Cheer

Holiday Cheer

Virgil Lyon

November 29, 2017

Manufacturing Month Is Just Kicking Off

Manufacturing Month Is Just Kicking Off

Adian Zimmer, Publisher

October 30, 2017

    The hardware business is all about per-unit manufacturing cost and functionality. The services business is less asset-intensive and more dependent on people. Anne M. Mulcahy Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/a/annemmulc566868.html?src=t_manufacturing       Although to many of us living here in the town of McPherson, October 6th is just ...

Homecoming

Homecoming

Megan Manning, Kailla Minier, and Megan Grieb

October 9, 2017

Homecoming Festivities The week of Homecoming is always packed full of fun and school pride. Before the night of the dance the MHS prepares with spirit week at school, consisting of PJ day, Jerseys and Jorts and many other themes. Along with spirit week the MHS has a special assembly on October 3 in...

ACT Round 1

Megan Manning, Editor

September 18, 2017

Saturday September 9th, McPherson High School students took their first ACT for the year. Many of those students took a ACT prep class provided by the high school as an after school program a few weeks before the ACT test date. Brock McDaniel said “I plan on taking the ACT at the beginning of junior y...

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