• 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

Christmas is here with the Winter Band Concert

Concert band finished and exited for the jazz band to take the stage. Senior Scott Ladish said his favorite song was Amazonia. He enjoyed performing this song because he felt it was the right amount of difficulty for the band. It was a challenge, but one they conquered with a great performance for their audience.

Bailey Spencer, Photo Journalist

December 15, 2017


New Puerto Rican students continue education in America

The brothers are refugees in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

Isley Ford, Social Media Editor

December 12, 2017

Two months ago Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and they are still recovering from it. The entire territory had no electricity for months. Some Puerto Rican residents have left their homes and came to America because their living conditions were too critical. Junior Samuel Gracia and sophomore David Gra...

Zoology class cuts into new knowledge during dissection day on Dec. 8

Junior Tristen Greer dissects a turtle in Zoology as senior, Culer Johnson watches in disgusted awe.

Jessica Hutchings, Staff Photographer

December 12, 2017

Debaters prepare for upcoming tournament at squad night Nov. 29

Senior Tyler Ash and junior Colton Lloyd look at the upcoming assignment during squad night Nov. 29.

Jessica Hutchings, Staff Photographer

November 30, 2017


Students and Faculty celebrate La Dia De Los Muertos

Juniors Emma Johnson, Shelby Rome and Hannah Pappert attend the Day of the Dead festival at Mattie Rhodes Art Center.

Isaia Wilcoxen, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2017

Celebration is a tradition among people that has occurred for centuries. There are holidays that celebrate religions, love, thankfulness and even working. However, one unique motive for celebrating is to honor the dead. The Day of the Dead, also known as Dia de los Muertos, is a three-day-long Hispanic ce...

Fall sports finish season

Fall sports finish season

Hannah Haworth, Co-Web Editor

November 10, 2017


The homecoming assembly gets rallied up before the big hoco night

Bella Gravatt, Staff Photographer

October 18, 2017


Students prepare for homecoming dance

Hernandez poses in his homecoming outfit.

Megan Neal, Print Editor

October 8, 2017

With the homecoming dance just around the corner, many students have found themselves beginning to prepare. Freshman Carlos Hernandez and sophomore Jacob Swatek’s plans match the typical homecoming schedule. They plan to get ready with friends, go to dinner and hang out afterwards. Unlike H...

Novices debate at the Positive Experience Tournament Sept. 23

Freshmen William Zimmerman and Alexandria Seifert read the affirmative case in order to prepare for round one at the novice PET.

Jessica Hutchings, Staff Photographer

October 3, 2017


Seniors express personalities with parking spots

Senior Josh Brown pays close attention to detail while painting his senior parking spot on September 24, 2017.

Jessica Hutchings, Staff Photographer

October 3, 2017


Anime club forms to reflect interests

Parker and a friend dress up in cosplay for the American television series Gravity Falls.

Lauren Textor, Editor-In-Chief

September 12, 2017

Anime, or Japanese animated television, has been around for decades, but its surge in popularity in America was more recent. The cultural phenomena has found its way onto shelves in nearly every book or comic store, marking the niche that has been created with its audiences. Not only has anime become relev...

system proves helpful

Junior Emma Johnson signs out using the new system.

Taylor McEachron, Co-Web Editor

September 1, 2017

At the end of the 2016-2017 school year, students were introduced to a new system involving signing in and out when wanting to leave the classroom. Only a few teachers were able to trial the system at the end of the last school year, and now every teacher uses it. Mathematics teacher Ashley Kowalewski said s...

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