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  • 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

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Thankful for Change

Depiction of the first Thanksgiving.
Meaning of Thanksgiving shows progress
November 20, 2018

Mashed potatoes, turkey and pumpkin pie. This is what is on the mind of many Americans on a modern Thanksgiving day. But, Thanksgiving’s meaning has changed from the original intent. “I think...

Halloween changes over time

October 30, 2018

Halloween has undergone several transformations throughout the years, from pagan reverence of the dead to harvest celebrations to community parties to one candy-centric night of fun. Freshman Konner McDaniel...

6,353 miles from home

6,353 miles from home
October 30, 2018

A new home, school and life awaited junior Polina Rakusheva as she traveled thousands of miles from her home in Kazakhstan to America. When Rakusheva was 14, she learned about a free program called Future...

Permanent Expressions

English teacher, Christine Kohrs received her most recent tattoo of her father in Nov. 2017.
October 30, 2018

From tribal to meaningful portraits, people choose tattoos for fun, to reflect who they are or to be a walking piece of art. The first recorded tattoos were in 1898 from a medical doctor in Egypt. Since...

Fala: THE DOG THAT DOES IT ALL

Fala: THE DOG THAT DOES IT ALL
October 30, 2018

In the freshman hallway sits a room that contains a fluffy black companion. Many people go to talk to Fala and even though she cannot talk back, she is always listening. “People come here because they...

Career Day

Career Day
October 22, 2018

Thursday, October 18, Piper is having a career day. Career day is when students travel to different adults listening to them explain everything about their professions. All types of careers can be seen,...

ESOL program helps bilingual students

English as a Second Language students watch a video intently Thurs. Oct 11. As part of the class, a student shares a video in their native language each week.
October 12, 2018

The ESOL program has been helping Piper students who speak different languages. “ESL (English Second Language), which is now referred to as ELL (English Language Learners) or ESOL (English to Speakers...

Senior Campaign starts new tradition

Senior girls celebrate at the football game against Eudora on Sept. 13. The girls decided to start the campaign to show more school spirit before they graduate.
October 2, 2018

High school football games have age-old traditions. For Piper, these traditions include players breaking through a banner, seniors hosting cookouts and students screaming class chants. However, a group...

Students face struggles of junior year

Junior Aylea Cole works on her english homework during seminar.
October 2, 2018

Junior year has earned the title of the most complicated year of high school, due to the new endless options of AP classes available for students to take, as opposed to the one that was offered last year....

Seniors plan for life after high school

Seniors plan for life after high school
September 27, 2018

Senior year is meant to be filled with traditions, celebrations and friendships, but it’s also a stressful and surprisingly short period of time for teenagers to make one of the biggest decisions of...

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