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

  • October 25 There will be an informational FCA meeting on Oct. 26 for those interested in serving on the leadership team.
  • October 20 If your parent has purchased an activity pass and you have not received it, please stop by the office to pick it up.
  • October 20 Attention Girl's Basketball Players: There will be a pre-season informational meeting during advisory in Coach Stout's room on Tuesday, October 26.
  • October 18 Bring new socks to your advisory to celebrate Socktober. The winning advisory will receive a prize.
  • October 14 Caitlin Kirwan, Kendall Vest, Tatum Vallejo and Ashlyn Rhodes move on to Girls Golf State Monday, October 18 at Hutchinson.
  • October 14 Juniors: Free In-school ACT sign up : due by Friday, Oct. 29
  • October 14 To volunteer either as a group or individual at Piper HS concessions stand click this sign-up link.
  • October 14 Parent-Teacher Conferences are Oct. 27-29. With Oct. 27 acting as a half day for students.
  • September 8 Piper Crossbones Esports is looking for new members. Visit esports coach, Josh Kelley in the band room or email him for more details
  • September 8 All juniors and seniors with a 3.50 or above GPA are eligible to apply for National Honor Society. Paperwork can be found on the NHS twitter @piper_nhs
The student news site of Piper High School in Kansas City, Kansas.

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


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Alex Ivanuska, Sports Editor September 13, 2021

On Sep. 3, the long-awaited album, “Certified Lover Boy”, was dropped by one of the most influential music artists of this generation, Drake. This album sparked a lot of conversation about his music...

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Audrey Menzies, Co Editor-In-Chief May 18, 2021

Staff members Julie Jones and Audrey Menzies take on another fun kitchen challenge. This week the recipe being tackled is fresh boba. Watch for a giggle and to see whether or not making fresh boba at home...

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Taylor Swift rerecords Fearless

Brylie Reese May 4, 2021

Throughout her career, Taylor Swift has accomplished amazing things, such as winning multiple country music awards, grammys, and MTV awards. Most recently becoming the first singer to win Album of the...

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Julie Jones, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

Generation Z has grown up with rapidly advancing technology, and with that comes more news and information than anyone could imagine. Through spreading information and certain people being able to control...

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Pair of Lil Nas X and MSCHF shoes with bible verse and shoe number showing. Photo courtesy of MSCHF.

Lil Nas X releases controversial shoes

Adam Novak, Sports Editor April 15, 2021

Editors note: Since this story was published MSCHF has withdrawn the shoe completely.  Rapper and singer Lil Nas X has recently released a controversial shoe called “Satan shoes.” In the pair of...

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Zack Snyder’s “Justice League” lives up to the hype

Blake Beashore, Editor-in-Chief March 31, 2021

The original Justice League movie was released in 2017 to poor critical reviews and a disappointed audience. Some of the actors themselves expressed disappointment with the final product. Many of the...

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Completed tik tok recipe  blueberry muffin, and cinnamon roll baked oats.

Viral TikTok recipes with Audrey & Julie: Episode 2

Audrey Menzies, Co Editor-In-Chief March 23, 2021

Staff members Julie Jones and Audrey Menzies take on another fun kitchen challenge, this week the recipe being tackled is baked oats. Watch for a giggle and to see whether or not baked oats could be your...

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Widely popular media platform TIk Tok has become home to many different food recipes.

Viral Tik Tok recipes with Audrey & Julie Episode 1

Audrey Menzies and Julie Jones February 11, 2021

Staff members Julie Jones and Audrey Menzies attempt the wildly famous Feta Cheese and Cherry Tomato pasta recipe. On the social media platform Tik Tok, the feta pasta hashtag has received over 370 million...

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According to ESPN, about 96.4 million viewers watched Super Bowl LV.

Poet Amanda Gorman breaks down barriers during Super Bowl performance

Riley Merrick, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

After reading at both the Super Bowl and Presidential Inauguration, Amanda Gorman is becoming a household name.  The young twenty-two-year-old poet, who recently graduated from Harvard University,...

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Wonder Woman 1984 scored a 59% on Rotten Tomatoes which is 34% less of the 93% score the first Wonder Woman scored.

Wonder Woman 1984 lacks superhero quality

Madi Welker February 9, 2021

Wonder Woman 1984 was released on HBO Max Dec. 25, 2020. All my friends and family had been raving about how good it was going to be, and how excited they were to watch it. My family and I finally sat...

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Expired Netflix contracts strips fan-favorite shows

Jackie Gildo, Staff Writer January 22, 2021

Netflix is one of the most popular video streaming services. Recently, the company has received backlash for taking off some fan-favorite shows. “My thoughts about shows leaving Netflix is I was kind...

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Season two of “The Mandalorian” successfully entertains viewers while simultaneously expanding the Star Wars franchise

Blake Beashore, Editor-in-Chief January 12, 2021

Following a strong season one debut and what seemed to spark a resurgence for the Star Wars franchise, “The Mandalorian” season two continued to build on its early success. The second season of “The...

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