A Special Friendship

A Special Friendship

Leily Zhu, Editor-in-Chief and Front Page Editor

October 15, 2017No Comments

“Oh man! Look at those guns. You’re showing off today buddy.” These words emanate from room 1113 into the hallway. Inside the classroom, two glowing faces smile at one ...

From New Student To New Mustang

Laurel Westerman, Social Media Editor

September 26, 2017No Comments

Upended from friendships, routine, and familiar surroundings, the last thing a transfer student needs to worry over is where to eat lunch. “I think, hands-down, the...

College Worth

Liz Nelson, News Editor

September 26, 2017No Comments

Let’s face it. The application to any college can be quite exciting, yet daunting at the same time. College is one of the biggest stepping stones that anybody can come ac...

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Finishing The Race

Finishing The Race

Megan Joyce, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017No Comments

Senior Alex France started cross country off his freshman year running without restraints. But entering the new season, he is a little more hesitant. France has retinit...

43 Feet Ahead

43 Feet Ahead

Abbey Kegley, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017No Comments

She stands in the center of the pitching mound, eyes narrowed straight ahead. Home plate sits 43 feet away. The pitcher swings her arm back by her side, and with a swift w...

Sprinting Toward State

Sprinting Toward State

Sarah Hanson, Co-Online Editor

March 6, 2017No Comments

Running drills, warm-up stretching, high-knees, lunges and non-stop practice is the only thing on track athletes minds second semester. This is especially true for the seniors...

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Giving Dress Codes the Cold Shoulder

Lucy Tu, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017No Comments

“Cover up. You’re a distraction.” Imagine spending hours studying for the most important test of the semester, o...

Dungeons and Dragons

O'Bryen Edwards, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017No Comments

With the popularity of “Stranger Things,” role-playing games such as “Dungeons and Dragons” are making a comebac...

North Korea

Bridget Baker, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017No Comments

Songbun. To us, the word is meaningless, but for 25 million human beings, this simple term dictates the course of their...

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Cost of Cuts

Haley Elder, In-Depth Editor

October 15, 2017No Comments

It is common knowledge that a flower will not fully bloom if it is not properly nourished. Likewise, MPS cannot flourish w...

Fear

Haley Elder, In-Depth Editor

October 15, 2017No Comments

Fear can be defined as an unpleasant emotion which is caused by the belief something is dangerous, likely and capable of causing p...

Battling Bullying

Priya Kukreja, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 6, 2017No Comments

ccording to the National Center For Gender Equality, transgender youth face significant challenges in school. A national...

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Haley Elder
Haley Elder

In-Depth Editor

This is Haley's third year on the Hoofbeat staff. Freshman year she accidentally found herself in Mrs. Crotzer’s Intro to Journalism class and from that came her love for the journalistic style of w...

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