• November 23Thursday morning help sessions run from 7:30-10:15 A.M.
  • November 23Picture retakes will be Dec. 8 at the CTE building
  • November 23Thursday and Friday classes now start at 7:30 and end at 11
  • November 12Project Grad will be hosting a cornhole tournament Saturday, Dec. 5, at The Venue at Willow Creek


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

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

Cold Cases Continue to Go Unsolved in United States

March 13, 2020

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition of a “cold case” is “an unsolved criminal investigation (as of a homicide or abduction) that has stopped being actively pursued because of a lack of evidence.”  Cases...

Louder than a Bomb takes first at their second bout

The PHS Louder than a bomb (LTAP) team poses after their second bout
March 13, 2020

The Louder than a Bomb team competed and won at their second bout on Monday, March ninth. At this competition, they took first against Winnetonka, Shawnee Mission West, and Blue Springs South.  At...

Forensics looks to add to past successes

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

Coronavirus threatens to affect travel plans

Extra precaution has been put into place following the spread of COVID-19, or Coronavirus.
March 11, 2020

Spring break is approaching and that means it is time for vacations. The nice, warm weather and cool ocean breeze is just a couple weeks away, but with the rising epidemic of COVID-19, plans may change.  COVID-19...

Theater department to perform spring play

The play, Romeo and Juliet will run at 7:00 p.m. from March 3 to March 5 in the Piper High School auditorium.
March 4, 2020

Opening night for the Spring play, Romeo and Juliet, will be on Tuesday, March 2 at 7:00 p.m.  Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, is a classic tale of young love between two teenagers who come...

Working Overtime: Student-Athletes struggle to balance personal life with their passion for athletics

Senior Riley Porter shoots a free throw in the Bobcat Invitational Tournament.
February 28, 2020

Participating in modern high school athletics is time-consuming. When club sports are added to the mix the schedule starts to become flooded with responsibilities. Many athletes' activities require them...

Black Leaders of America promotes diversity in community

Junior Jennifer Obiesie helps run the Jeopardy game played at the January meeting.
February 26, 2020

Black Leaders of America was started in 2016 by a large group of students including alumni Michelle Obiesie, Cara Bruce, Dee Lynch and former teacher Tasha Harris. The club was created to give black students...

New Superintendent has high hopes for district

January 30, 2020

On January 1, 2020, Piper USD 203 announced Dr. Jessica Dain as our new superintendent. While searching for the new superintendent the PHS students had a very big role.  “It was a very rewarding...

Rise to Tik Tok Stardom

Seth Briggs's profile on Tik Tok
January 29, 2020

Follow after follow, Seth Briggs has become one of the few TikTok famous people in the Piper area.  Sophomore, Seth Briggs, creates videos online on  an app called Tik Tok. After a few months of creating...

Breaking records and tides

Sophomore Jake Huisman swims at a meet during his freshman year.
January 26, 2020

There is a “young Michael Phelps” splashing in the midst of Piper High School. This “young Michael Phelps” being sophomore Jake Huisman who broke six records his freshman year.  Huisman has...

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