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  • 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

The wonderful dance of OZ

The wonderful dance of OZ

Mikaela Papageorgiou, Managing Editor

January 21, 2016

We’re off to see the dance, the wonderful dance of OZ. This year’s Courtwarming theme, OZ, made for a week packed with spirit days, class cup competitions, a pep rally and of course the dance. The week leading up to the dance had many activities for students to take part in. For Junior Josie J...

2016 Courtwarming Candidate Profiles

2016 Courtwarming Candidate Profiles

Raven Fletcher, Lauren Klapper, and Meggie Shearer

January 12, 2016

CELEBRATION 101: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

CELEBRATION 101: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Isaia Wilcoxen, Editor-in-Chief

January 3, 2016

In times of joy and excitement humans have an instinct to … CELEBRATE! Some have special holidays, treats, activities, games and more that help them express enthusiasm.  People also celebrate meaningful events in their lives that express their beliefs, values and even personalities. Society...

Like a blade: students refrain from drugs

Like a blade: students refrain from drugs

Jalen Zwart, Print Editor-In-Chief

November 10, 2015

In modern media, portrayal of American high school life has a fairly constant pattern: partying, drinking, drug use, repeat. However, these trends are often not the reality of the average high school student. Some students actually live in an opposite manner. These students are sometimes called “straight-edge”...

Belize, Thailand, and South Africa receive helping hands from students

Belize, Thailand, and South Africa receive helping hands from students

Isaia Wilcoxen, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2015

On a mission to lend a helping hand to those in need, students have taken trips around the world in hope of changing lives. Junior Jesse McCollum went on a mission trip to South Africa during the summer of 2014. Having little experience with an out-of-country mission, McCollum said he didn’t...

Tackling Trendy Topics

Tackling Trendy Topics

Cailin O'Mara

November 5, 2015

Popular trends have captured teenage attention for decades. The appeal of being current and trendy is attractive to young people during the impressionable period of adolescence. From bell bottoms in the ’70s to UGG boots in the 2000s, pop culture has shaped the development of entire generations. Tod...

Lunch Box: A look inside what six students bring for lunch

<b>Sandra Gosserand, senior</b>

<b>Typical Lunch:</b> cereal and a banana

<b>Has been bringing her lunch since:</b> sixth grade

<b>On why she brings cereal:</b>

Lauren Klapper, Photo Editor

October 26, 2015

A homecoming to remember

A homecoming to remember

Carly Dinsmore

October 19, 2015

Homecoming has come and gone. Now all that we have left are the memories. Every student has a different idea of what their favorite homecoming memory is. For some, it was the anticipation leading up to the dance, and for others it was spirit week. The entire week was filled with many festivities, i...

Survey reveals midnight movie viewing habits

Survey reveals midnight movie viewing habits

October 8, 2015

Going to a movie in the middle of the night may just enhance the experience. Scary is scarier, funny is funnier, romance is sweeter and drama is more intense, according to results of a recent student survey. Scary movies are the most popular to see at late-night premieres based on results of the survey...

Students craft creative homecoming proposals

Senior Nathan Orel surprises junior Kassidy Wieduwilt with a homecoming proposal in front of the crowd on Sept. 11 at the home football game against Baldwin.

Carly Dinsmore

September 17, 2015

It’s that time of year again. The homecoming floodgates have burst open and once again it’s time for bundles of roses, sleepless nights filled with anxieties of who is going to be your date and all the clever “proposals” filling your Instagram and Twitter feed. Homecoming proposals have been...

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