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  • November 18Class Cup points will be awarded for attending the fall musical and checking in on the Superfan app
  • November 18The Piper Dance Team is calling all seniors to perform at halftime of the December 6 varsity boys’ basketball game. Cost is $15
  • November 15There will be a free in school ACT for juniors on Feb. 25, 2020. The deadline to register is Nov. 22, 2019
  • November 7There will be a meeting for any boys interested in swimming on the Piper High School team this winter on Friday, Nov. 8 after school in room 105

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Setting the scene: Theatre department strives to bridge racial, equality gaps

Setting the scene: Theatre department strives to bridge racial, equality gaps

Audrey Menzies, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

It’s 1962. Weight and race were what defined a person, and the fight for equality was stronger than ever. This is the scene the Piper Theatre department is trying to set. It is one of the heaviest topics they have ever taken on, and opening night is Nov. 21. “With ‘Hairspray’ being so race h...

Jesus is King takes over Billboard charts

Jesus is King takes over Billboard charts

Blake Beashore, Web Editor

November 12, 2019

Kanye West’s Jesus is King is one of the best albums released across any genre this year. Released on Oct. 25, 2019, Jesus is King shot up to the top of the charts with 264,000 first week sales. This marked West’s ninth Number 1 album debut in a row. The album’s sound and lyricism allowed fo...

TikTok takes over

Adam Novak, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

TikTok is the destination where people can make and watch short videos created by users to entertain others. Currently, TikTok is hovering over the top 1-3 apps and has 500 million people hooked on to it. “TikTok is very addicting because of the unique boys and girls,” said sophomore Jahnye Jamison...

Joker: A look inside the madness

Joker: A look inside the madness

Tyren Shelley, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

Clown by day and a stand-up comic by night. Arthur Fleck is a miserable man who seems to be socially unseen. He just wants to put a smile on your face.  Arthur struggles from a condition that causes him to burst out into random high-pitched, hysterical laughter. Creepy Right? People started to mak...

BuzzFeed Unsolved maintains perfect combination of humor and story telling

BuzzFeed Unsolved maintains perfect combination of humor and story telling

Scout Molder, Co Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2019

I’m about to write something that many people may initially disagree with, so buckle up: the infamous media outlet BuzzFeed has actually produced at least one good set of content, and that’s the series “BuzzFeed Unsolved.” BuzzFeed is notorious for many things, including its oddly specific...

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ offers heartwarming tale set in the Wild West

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ offers heartwarming tale set in the Wild West

Melanie Mnirajd, Design Editor

April 18, 2019

The highly anticipated prequel to Red Dead Redemption was well worth the wait. After being in development for eight years, Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 offers a well-crafted, immersive experience that is like no other. This Western adventure game follows the tale of a gang of outlaws, led by D...

“YOU” Netflix series gives chills

“YOU” Netflix series gives chills

Morgan Haworth, Social media editor

February 28, 2019

A hit Netflix TV series based off of Caroline Kepnes’s original novel, “YOU” is a 21st century love story centered around bookstore manager Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley) who is willing to do anything for his love interest, aspiring writer Guinevere Beck (Elizabeth Lail). The show starts off slow-paced, wit...

‘Surviving R. Kelly’ docu series accurately shines light on discretions

‘Surviving R. Kelly’ docu series accurately shines light on discretions

Scout Molder, co editor-in-chief

February 22, 2019

Singer Aaliyah was 15 years old when she was illegally married to R&B artist Robert Kelly, more famously known as R. Kelly via falsified documents. This was the first of many controversial actions involving Kelly and underaged women, many of which are discussed in the Lifetime docuseries “Surv...

Restaurant offers a chance to support local businesses, enjoy Chinese

Restaurant offers a chance to support local businesses, enjoy Chinese

Lauren Textor, Co Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2019

New places to eat spring up in the KCK area all the time, but there aren’t many restaurants here that aren’t chains. I love going out to eat, but I’d rather support somewhere family-owned than another big company, even if that means looking a little harder or traveling a little further. Red Fortune’s...

Drag queens bring the holiday spirit in annual tour

Drag queens bring the holiday spirit in annual tour

Lauren Textor, Co print editor-in-chief

December 11, 2018

Drag is not something I thought I’d really enjoy, especially on a Wednesday. But when my friend called me at midnight and asked if I’d want to go with him the next day, I said yes, because spontaneous adventure is necessary for a healthy life. Going into the show, I was a little hesitant, because I had no i...

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ rocks

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ rocks

Lauren Textor, Co Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018

One of the most iconic bands in history. An album that changed the meaning of rock n’ roll. A six minute “nonsense” song that became a smash hit and continues to top the charts even today. The movie that follows it all. “Bohemian Rhapsody” was marketed more as the story of Freddie Mercury (Rami Ma...

Holiday Events in Kansas City

Holiday Events in Kansas City

Melanie Mnirajd, Design Editor

December 4, 2018

Between snow days and Christmas, it's important to know what festivities are nearby. Check out the the timeline above for details on what Christmas activities are happening in Kansas City this season.

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