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  • October 9Seniors Scott Ladish and Elle Blake crowned homecoming king and queen

  • September 26The homecoming dance will be held 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 7

  • September 26The homecoming game will take place Oct. 6 against Bishop Ward

  • September 18The PSAT will be held Wednesday, Oct. 11 from P1 to P2.

News

Career Day expected to prepare students and their futures

Isaia Wilcoxen, Print Editor-in-Chief

All throughout high school students are questioned about their future and college plans and for many, those are not decided. However, Career Day allows students to explore different colleges and careers to help navigate their options. Career day will be Thursday, Oct. 19, which will be a half day for all students. Students will stay with their seminar classes and ex...

October 16, 2017No Comments

Debaters see the other side as they host annual tournament

Debaters see the other side as they host annual tournament

Trey Trumbo, Sports Editor

Instead of dressing up and arguing their cases, debaters spent the day Oct. 7 in T-shirts and jeans working behind the scenes at their annual home tournament. Many students,...

October 12, 2017No Comments

John fills in for science teacher Eric Mabie

Drew Englis, Co-Business Manager

Shawna John may be a one-and-done teacher. She is filling in for chemistry teacher Eric Mabie, who is deployed through this school year.  Previously, John was an analytical environmental chemist. She was in charge of testing wastewater samples for cities and industries to ensure they were compliant with state and federal law.  In high school, John’s favorite subj...

October 11, 2017No Comments

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Featured

Students prepare for homecoming dance

Students prepare for homecoming dance

Megan Neal, Copy Editor

With the homecoming dance just around the corner, m...

October 8, 2017No Comments

Anime club forms to reflect interests

Anime club forms to reflect interests

Lauren Textor, Web Editor-in-Chief

Anime, or Japanese animated television, has been a...

September 12, 2017No Comments

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Video

Behind the scenes on send day

Hannah Haworth, Staff Writer

Before each issue of the newspaper is distributed in a neat pile to W3 classes, weeks of work goes in to making sure everything is completed. This video shows the work that...

May 10, 2017

Students start band for creative outlet

Students start band for creative outlet

May 9, 2017

Beashore recognized by Dude Be Nice

Beashore recognized by Dude Be Nice

April 24, 2017

Students surprise teacher with send-off

Students surprise teacher with send-off

April 20, 2017

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Opinion

Cheerleading causes the same damages as football

Isley Ford, Staff Writer

Cheerleading and football are both dangerous sports that can cause injuries. Some people believe that cheerleading is not a sport, but football is.  I u...

October 16, 2017No Comments

Recent Opinion Stories

Shootings jump-start prayers with no change

Shootings jump-start prayers with no change

October 10, 2017

Career cruising disrupts responsibilities

Career cruising disrupts responsibilities

September 22, 2017

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Sports

Girls’ golf qualifies for state

Girls’ golf qualifies for state

Hannah Haworth, Co-Web Editor

Recently, many of Piper’s teams have been doing quite well, but one team constantly overlooked is girls’ golf. “We’ve taken at least first or second at...

October 12, 2017No Comments

Recent Sports Stories

  • Boys soccer defeats Turner October 3, 2017
  • Boys Varsity Soccer Gets Defeated in Overtime October 2, 2017
  • Determination leads varsity football team to first win of the season September 29, 2017
  • JV soccer takes on De Soto High School September 3, 2017
  • Purple and white leads off fall sports August 22, 2017

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The student news site of Piper High School in Kansas City, Kansas.
The student news site of Piper High School in Kansas City, Kansas.