• February 28The registration deadline for the April 4th ACT is today, Friday, Feb. 28
  • February 3Piper Educational Foundation is hosting a trivia night as a fundraiser to support Piper Schools. This will be held Feb. 29 7:00 pm
  • February 3Parent Teacher Conferences will be on Feb. 12 and 13 from 4:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m
  • January 22Parking passes should be displayed in the front window of cars. Parking lot checks will start on Friday

Student Life

One Plant at a Time: Sophomore cultivates world of her own

One Plant at a Time: Sophomore cultivates world of her own

Megan Neal, Print Editor

March 20, 2020

Sophomore Julie Jones’ plant addiction began when her mom bought her an aloe vera plant last year. “My mom was starting to put them in our house and I loved how they changed the vibe and made each room so cozy,” Jones said. “I started by buying some small, easy plants like cacti and succulent...

Forensics looks to add to past successes

Junior Amaya Starks practices her forensics piece for the upcoming tournament.

Blake Beashore, Web Editor

March 12, 2020

The forensics team has a long history of success and hopes to continue that success throughout the season. So far over 10 people have qualified for state. One of those who has qualified is junior Neveah Fakeye. Fakeye participates in the Acting and Interpretation events, as well as Poetry. Fakeye has ...

Strict requirements stifle blood donations

Junior, Jeweliet Nigh, donates blood on Nov. 7. Many students were unable to donate blood due to restrictions.

Morgan Haworth, Print Editor

November 18, 2019

In preparation for giving blood, students drink an abundant amount of water, eat a nutritious breakfast and get plenty of sleep. Participants take their time out to prepare and donate blood, only to get told they can’t. Sophomore Grace Roland was one of the many that wanted to give blood but couldn’t....

Intergalactic homecoming celebrations

At the end of Powder Puff, football coach Rick Pollard gave Emmett the Pig a smooch. The kiss was inspired by a project Grad fundraiser.

Lauren Pappert, Photo Editor

September 30, 2019


Homecoming Candidates

All the Homecoming 2019 Homecoming candidates pose for a group photo.

Caroline Zimmerman, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

More to the Story: Seniors tell about the obstacles they’ve faced in high school

When senior Emma johnson thinks about difficulties with her arthiritis, the stairs are the first thing that come to mind.

Scout Molder, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2019

As the importance of having a college degree to having a successful career continues to increase, the significance of graduating high school is diminishing and it can become increasingly difficult to see it as the huge achievement it once was. Although the high school diploma itself may no longer be as mean...

Library still seen as asset to school

Senior Lexi Nigh studies for finals in the library.

Morgan Haworth, Print Editor

May 9, 2019

A library is a collection of sources either digital or physical for students to take advantage of and help them. Although the library is free game, it’s not being used to its full potential. Most students are going to the library to nap or relax rather than to study or read. “I don’t think...

More than a car

Students share their creative car names.

Morgan Haworth, Print Editor

April 9, 2019

Growing up comes with many responsibilities like getting a job, paying for things and getting a driver's license. People spend a lot of their time going from place to place for their responsibilities, thus spending a lot of time with their cars. Some owners feel like their cars start to build a per...

Courtwarming updates

BACK ROW (left to right) Charlie Connor, Braijion Barnes, Tyrone Bates, Esrom Griffin, Kimball Backus. FRONT ROW (left to right) Grace Hawley, Jada Simmons, LaKya Leslie, Charity Monroe, Josie Barbosa

Taylor McEachron, Co-Web Editor

February 5, 2019

Congratulations to the following for being nominated by their senior class as Courtwarming candidates: Josie Barbosa Grace Hawley LaKya Leslie Charity Monroe Jada Simmons   Kimball Backus Braijion Barnes Tyrone Bates Charlie Connor Esrom Griffin   All...

Seniors plan for life after high school

Seniors plan for life after high school

Lauren Textor, Editor-In-Chief

September 27, 2018

Senior year is meant to be filled with traditions, celebrations and friendships, but it’s also a stressful and surprisingly short period of time for teenagers to make one of the biggest decisions of their lives: what they’re going to do after high school. Although seniors across the country are e...

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