The High Life

MHS Clubs

Megan Manning, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Clubs

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Color Run

Color Run

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor

September 30, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

    MHS hosted its first color run on Saturday, September 24, 2016. The event was held at McPherson High School starting at 8am, and lasted until 11:30 the same morning. Students, friends, and family were all invited to participate in the 3.1 mile run. A registration fee of $25 was required for all...

Effects of Social Media

Brianna Bradley

September 28, 2016


Filed under Miscellaneous, Student Life, Uncategorized

Selena Gomez, Kim Kardashian, and Beyonce may have the most followed Instagram accounts, but now teenagers in high school are dedicated to their feed as much as famous celebrities are. Social media plays a major role in our lives and majorly influences us as humans. In the 21st century, teen...

Backpack! Backpack!

Backpack! Backpack!

Taylor Boesker

September 28, 2016


Filed under Student Life

14,000 children are treated for backpack related injuries every single year. 5,000 of those children end up in the emergency room with excruciating neck, back, or shoulder pain. All of these injuries are caused from overweight backpacks. When a backpack is too heavy, the back tends to lurch forward, t...

Top 10 Kpop Dances

Top 10 Kpop Dances

Katelyn Martin

September 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Just for Fun ☆~(◡‿◕✿), Music ヽ(⌐■_■)ノ♪♬, Opinion, Student Life

If you're into Korean Pop Music, but you really look into the choreography then you should definitely watch these Top 10 Kpop Dances. Number 1.) BTS- Fire Choreographer- Keone Madrid Album- The Most Beautiful Moment In Life: Young Forever This super upbeat song definitely goes with the name!...

MHS School Pride- Spirit Week

MHS School Pride- Spirit Week

Jordan Moll, Newspaper Staff

September 26, 2016


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

September 26th is the beginning of Spirit Week at McPherson High School. Spirit Week is the chance for students to present their Bullpup Pride in a fun way, while also supporting the homecoming candidates. “I always forget to dress out on the first day of spirit week, but I love it anyways,” said ...

Sleep deprivation- you’re not alone?

Sleep deprivation- you’re not alone?

Hannah Butler, Brianna Bradley, and Taylor Boesker

September 15, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

For some, the transition from middle school to high school is a significant change. A new school means new schedules, routines, and habits. A habit that isn’t so positive is the lack of sleep. High school students are affected from the overload of academics and extracurricular activities and this le...

A New Tradition: Senior Parking

A New Tradition: Senior Parking

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor

August 26, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

  If you have driven around McPherson High School recently, you might have noticed the new paintings decorating the parking spaces. The spaces were each bought for 50 dollars at the end of last school year. On August 13th, the 38 MHS seniors that purchased spots gathered to paint their marks. T...

Different cultures brought together through the Exchange Program

Different cultures brought together through the Exchange Program

Denise Farley

May 16, 2016


Filed under Just for Fun ☆~(◡‿◕✿), Student Life

           Most people would balk at the thought of living in another country for a year. However, I interviewed two exchange students, and my dad about what they thought. My dad had been in Norway before, so even though he knew what the country was like, it was a new experience for ...

History of All Schools Day

Megan Wiens, Staff

May 12, 2016


Filed under Community Based, Showcase, Student Life

All Schools Day is and always was a highlight of my school year. Although primarily just because it meant getting out of school for a day, and eating funnel cakes. Although recently I’ve realized there is more to the day than that. For others and I who have lived in McPherson our whole lives, we’re...

Too Cool for School

Too Cool for School

Megan Wiens, Staff

May 6, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

    For the past two weeks MHS has been at a cool 60 degrees and lower in some classrooms. The overly active air conditioner is hitting the science hall the hardest. John Lujano whose classroom is at the end of the hallway is one of the teachers most affected by the drop in temperature. The vent t...

Dwelling on The Past

Megan Wiens, Staff

April 27, 2016


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

  It’s those tiny details that keep me up at night. It seems I’m always tired before my head hits the pillow, but as soon as I lay down I feel like I could run a marathon. My mind starts thinking about moments in my life, the good, the bad- mostly the bad. Somewhere in between the regret of not sa...

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