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  • January 15Piper High School is hosting its annual Career and College Fair Day on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
  • January 6National Honors Society forms are due to Mrs. Beashore in room 124 by 3:00 p.m on Jan. 10, 2020
  • December 12The Courtwarming dance will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18 from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. in the commons
  • December 12Finals are Tuesday Dec. 17 through Friday Dec. 20. Thursday and Friday classes will end at 10:30

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NFL Championship Round brings strong matchups

NFL Championship Round brings strong matchups

Blake Beashore, Web Editor

January 19, 2020

Following the results of last week's NFL Divisional Round games, only four teams remain. In the AFC, the Championship round matchup is the Kansas City Chiefs v.s. The Tennessee Titans. In the NFC, the San Francisco 49ers are taking on the Green Bay Packers. Tennessee Titans at Kansas City Chiefs The Tenne...

Trends fade into the new decade

Trends fade into the new decade

Zoey Pudenz, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

Just like years, trends come and go. From Tik Tok to low-rise jeans, many trends rose and fell throughout the decade. A few of these trends deserve a spot in 2020, while others should be left in the past.  “I would like to see VSCO girls stay in 2019,” said freshman Riley Merrick. “People always make f...

NFL Divisional Round presents weekend of competitive games

NFL Divisional Round presents weekend of competitive games

Blake Beashore, Web Editor

January 10, 2020

Following last week’s wild-card round games, the NFL playoffs are left with eight teams preparing to compete in the divisional round.  The AFC matchups include the number one seeded Baltimore Ravens (14-2) v.s. the number 6 seeded Tennessee Titans (9-7), coming off of their big win against the...

“YOU” season two lives up to expectations

“YOU” season two lives up to expectations

Morgan Haworth, Print Editor

January 10, 2020

*This story may contain spoilers to the TV series “YOU”* Season two of Netflix's hit TV series, “YOU”, came out on Dec. 26, consisting of ten new episodes just as twisted as season one. Again, we have main character Joe Goldberg, played by Penn Badgley, willing to do anything for his new l...

New Year’s resolutions fail to come to fruition year after year

New Year’s resolutions fail to come to fruition year after year

Miles Lockridge, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

A new year has come, and with a new year, comes New Year’s resolutions. According to Forbes, 25% of people actually stay committed to their resolutions after just 30 days, and only 8% accomplish them. The idea of a New Year’s resolution is that on the first day of the new year, a promise is made...

Misogyny, Racism, and More Appear in 2020 Golden Globes

Misogyny, Racism, and More Appear in 2020 Golden Globes

Caroline Zimmerman, Staff writer

January 8, 2020

There is one thing that stars Ingrid Bergman, Walt Disney, Barbara Streisand, and Brad Pitt all have in common: they’ve all won a Golden Globe Award.  Created in 1944 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Golden Globe Awards have been captivating audiences for around 75 years.  Acco...

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...

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