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  • April 30Freshmen and sophomore, please check your school email and vote for your StuCo representatives for next year. Votes must be submitted by Friday.
  • April 18Art Club will be meeting Monday, April 22 in the art room.
  • April 18Attention NHS candidates, a Piper cleanup is being held April 27 through April 30. For more information, call 913-488-5478.
  • April 18Seniors need to complete the Post-Graduation Plans form due by April 26.

More to the Story: Seniors tell about the obstacles they’ve faced in high school

More to the Story: Seniors tell about the obstacles they’ve faced in high school

Scout Molder, Editor

May 9, 2019

As the importance of having a college degree to having a successful career continues to increase, the significance of graduating high school is diminishing and it can become increasingly difficult to see it as the huge achievement it once was. Although the high school diploma itself may no longer be as mean...

Library still seen as asset to school

Library still seen as asset to school

Morgan Haworth, Print Editor

May 9, 2019

A library is a collection of sources either digital or physical for students to take advantage of and help them. Although the library is free game, it’s not being used to its full potential. Most students are going to the library to nap or relax rather than to study or read. “I don’t think...

Crispito comeback

Crispito comeback

Morgan Haworth, social media editor

April 30, 2019

  Crispitos. A famous lunch among Piper students that was taken away during student’s elementary years, is now making a comeback. The crispitos made its comeback on Tuesday, April 23. It left the students ecstatic and in shock at the same time. “I asked Karen (lunch lady) if they ...

Taylor McEachron, Co-Web Editor

April 19, 2019

Brandon Walker and Hannah Pappert Erika Ewell and Brandan Jackson Savannah Vazquez and Alonzo Wright Marilynn Buff and Devon Marshall   The 2019 prom will be held from 8-11 p.m. April 20 at the Venue at Willow Creek. Students will need a form of identification to enter the dance. There will be no re-entering and the latest student...

Students, teachers lean away from Mrs.

Students, teachers lean away from Mrs.

Megan Neal, Managing editor

April 16, 2019

Students learn to address their teachers by a specific title and when to use each one in elementary school. However, the use of honorifics in schools has changed. Many teachers and students find themselves only using the title Ms., even when they fit into the category for a different title. While ...

More than a car

More than a car

Morgan Haworth, Social Media Editor

April 9, 2019

Growing up comes with many responsibilities like getting a job, paying for things and getting a driver's license. People spend a lot of their time going from place to place for their responsibilities, thus spending a lot of time with their cars. Some owners feel like their cars start to build a per...

Cheer team celebrates accomplishments, looks forward to next year

Cheer team celebrates accomplishments, looks forward to next year

Kaleb Brown, Co-web editor

April 5, 2019

The cheer team have concluded their historic 2018-2019 year. From cheering on the Pirates at the first football game on August 31 to walking alongside Piper alumni Eric Stonestreet in the St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, the cheer team has been on a wild ride. “Obviously last year's cheer team was very...

Change in the Brain

Change in the Brain

Scout Molder, Co Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2019

As  21st century version of the Roaring 20’s approaches, a first-of-its-kind generation is being raised. For the first time in history, children are being born into a world in which smartphones, laptops, the Internet and social media have already been invented and are in widespread use. Accordin...

They’re not in Kansas anymore

Taylor McEachron, Co-Web Editor

March 28, 2019

It was an exciting Wednesday night, all Piper students were all celebrating the first round win for the boys basketball state tournament in Salina, Kansas. Until, seniors Brady Johnson and Dalton White and junior Henry Sharp ended up in Nebraska. Getting down to the game was fine for the three boys, but unlike...

Hooked on a feeling

Scout Molder, Co print editor-in-chief

February 28, 2019

*Names have been changed due to source requests for anonymity When they first got together, they were happier than they had ever been before. They said they were in love. As time wore on, though, their attachment to each other—to that feeling they had in the beginning— started to feel less like l...

Homework taken to the next level

Homework taken to the next level

Taylor McEachron, Co-web editor

February 28, 2019

High school students are often encouraged to put school work first. However, with extracurricular activities, sports and more, many students find themselves spending extra hours striving to reach perfectionism. Senior Anh-Dao Do said that she spend around an additional seven hours outside of school t...

Life with an addict

Life with an addict

Kaleb Brown, Co-Web Editor

February 28, 2019

*Names have been changed to protect the identity of sources. When someone becomes addicted to a substance of any kind, they are no longer in control. Whether it’s taking that one sip of alcohol or taking a single unprescribed pill, addiction can be right around the corner. In other cases, people ...

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