• April 6Project Grad Poker Tournament will be held Saturday, May. 1 at The Venue at Willow Creek at 5 p.m.
  • April 6Project Grad Bingo tournament will be held Saturday Apr. 10 in the high school parking lot from 5-7 p.m.
  • April 6Submissions for the Literary Magazine are due Thursday, Apr. 8 at 11:59 p.m.
  • April 6Modified remote purple day on Friday, Apr. 9

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Sophomore Lilly Ladish and other Piper students in Ft. Lauderdale, FL pose before going to dinner.

COVID-19 does not stop spring break travel

Riley Merrick, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

As spring break arrived in schools, many tried to keep their plans as normal as possible. However, some had to alter their plans due to the pandemic.  Between airports and hotel rooms, there can be...

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Hybrid student Tatum Vallejo goes through her daily routine through a pandemic.

Day in the Life: Hybrid student Tatum Vallejo daily routine

Madi Welker March 10, 2021

After a long night of basketball practice, and finishing up homework, sophomore, Tatum Vallejo, wakes up and snoozes her alarm at 7:10 a.m. She grabs breakfast, brushes her teeth and is on her computer...

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Sophomores Lilly Ladish and Lydia Vogel work together while remote learning.

Study Spaces: Home School Edition

Jackie Gildo, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

Students everywhere have found the need to create or transform their study area. These areas are places in which students are spending almost what their normal school day would be at a study area created...

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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...

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

Forensics looks to add to past successes

Blake Beashore, Editor-in-Chief 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...

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

Strict requirements stifle blood donations

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...

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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.

Intergalactic homecoming celebrations

Lauren Pappert, Photo Editor September 30, 2019


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

Homecoming Candidates

The 2019 Homecoming candidates
Caroline Zimmerman, Staff Writer September 13, 2019

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Students define their version of a curse word

Students define their version of a curse word

Miles Lockridge, Staff Writer September 11, 2019

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

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

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...

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Senior Lexi Nigh studies for finals in the library.

Library still seen as asset to school

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...

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