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Student Life

Twins plan to take different paths after high school

One set of the twins in the class of 2017 are Josie and Jackson Jones, who will be attending different colleges.

Megan Neal, Print Editor

August 29, 2017

For some twins, throughout their whole life they are a package deal. Wherever one is, the other is as well. For one set of the senior twins in the class of 2017, this is all about to change. Josie and Jackson Jones are planning to go different ways after high school. Jackson is planning to attend...

Band contributes to sporting events, pep assemblies without receiving recognition

Band director Josh Kelley leads members through downtown Chicago during their competition trip in March.

Vanilla Davis, Mass Media Student

August 25, 2017

Imagine being at the home football game, but there’s no music or tune to fill that emptiness during half time. Picture winning the basketball game, but there’s no music to celebrate the win. No trumpets, the loud banging of drums, or the tuba.  Here at Piper High School there are many activitie...

Graduate receives scholarship at Chiefs game

Sullivan is recognized at the Chiefs game Aug. 11.

Lauren Textor, Editor-In-Chief

August 12, 2017

The stands shake with claps, stomps and the roar of the crowd. It isn't unusual for sports games to get so loud, but normally the noise generated is for the benefit of the teams playing. A member of last year's graduating class was able to experience these cheers solely for her as she walked across the...

Senior twins plan different paths

One set of the twins in the class of 2017 are Josie and Jackson Jones, who will be attending different colleges.

Megan Neal, Print Editor

May 29, 2017

  For some twins, throughout their whole life they are a package deal. Wherever one is, the other is as well. For one set of the senior twins in the class of 2017, this is all about to change. Josie and Jackson Jones are planning to go different ways after high school. Jackson is planning t...

Students balance extracurricular activities and academics

Porter makes use of her seminar time by studying for her upcoming Honors Biology final.

Sophia Frick, Mass Media Student

May 22, 2017

With college acceptance becoming increasingly competitive, students strive to be the most involved while still maintaining an honorable GPA. However, students must learn how to manage their workload and often sacrifice more than just free time in order to achieve at such a high level.   Sophomore B...

Students with family-owned businesses tell their experiences

Students with family-owned businesses tell their experiences

Isaia Wilcoxen, Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2017

You get home from a busy day at school, exhausted. The minute you walk into the house, your parents are telling you to get to work. For some students, this is the norm as they are a part of a family-owned business. Sophomore Colton Lloyd knows this feeling of exhaustion as his family owns The Pullman...

Fullerton experiences different culture through life in South Korea

Corbin Fullerton

Karli Trumbo, Staff

May 2, 2017

  Some students have lived in the same place for their entire lives, but others came to this community from other states like North Carolina or Texas. However, sophomore Corbin Fullerton came from South Korea. For Fullerton, moving wasn’t a new concept. “My dad was in the military until I was 10...

Vegans bring about change by not eating animal products

Freshman Aylea Cole cooks her vegan meal.

Isaia Wilcoxen, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2017

People spark change through rioting, running marathons and even striking, but one method of creating change that sometimes goes unseen is through eating – or, to be more accurate, not eating. Junior Dalia Mejia became vegan to recognize the dangers of eating animal produce. “I chose to be v...

Senior develops comedic routine, performs

Alvarez and friends play a card game to relax before the show begins.

Lauren Textor, Editor-In-Chief

February 14, 2017

The stage is set with a red velvet curtain as a backdrop, a microphone stand and a single chair. A hush falls over the audience as the first performer steps out, minus a few dwindling conversations and jokes, which are excused without the violent shushes often customary of an attentive audience. For t...

Different religions, different traditions

Different religions, different traditions

Isaia Wilcoxen, Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2016

As the holidays begin and people are participating in traditional festivities, a few students are remaining silent for the sake of their beliefs. Senior Skylar Penyweit is a New Testament Christian, and does not participate in Christmas activities in order to remain true to her beliefs. “My religion...

Students celebrate their birthdays in a massive way

Students celebrate their birthdays in a massive way

Isaia Wilcoxen, Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2016

For many people, birthdays are considered one of the most important days of the year and, while there are many ways to celebrate, throwing a party seems to be the icing on the cake. Junior Sascha and sophomore Paloma Dean can attest to what makes a party a success from experience with their quinceanera...

SoundCloud heroes

SoundCloud heroes

Lauren Textor, Editor-In-Chief

December 8, 2016

Teen years often serve to provide time for self-discovery, and many different hobbies and interests are pursued in the process of experimentation. One hobby that several students have come to enjoy is rapping. While hip-hop was first created in the late 1970s, many are new to the craft, and the mi...

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