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Anime club forms to reflect interests

Anime club forms to reflect interests

Lauren Textor, Web Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2017


Filed under Featured, Student Life

Anime, or Japanese animated television, has been around for decades, but its surge in popularity in America was more recent. The cultural phenomena has found its way onto shelves in nearly every book or comic store, marking the niche that has been created with its audiences. Not only has anime become relev...

Approval of bond election leads to next stages in new school

Approval of bond election leads to next stages in new school

Hannah Haworth, Co-Web Editor

September 1, 2017


Filed under Featured, News, School News, Showcase

The topic of Piper's overcapacity has been discussed for about two years and finally, after the USD 203 Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution,  a proposal for construction of a new intermediate grade school will go before USD 203 voters with a walk-in election Feb. 22. The Board approved...

Sign-in system proves helpful

Sign-in system proves helpful

Taylor McEachron, Staff Writer

September 1, 2017


Filed under Featured, News, Student Life

At the end of the 2016-2017 school year, students were introduced to a new system involving signing in and out when wanting to leave the classroom. Only a few teachers were able to trial the system at the end of the last school year, and now every teacher uses it. Mathematics teacher Ashley Kowalewski said s...

Book store’s rich past influences promising future

Book store’s rich past influences promising future

Scout Moulder, Managing Editor

August 31, 2017


Filed under Featured, Hidden Kansas City, Showcase

As you enter The Raven Bookstore in downtown Lawrence, you’re immediately greeted by the feeling of nostalgic comfort. This sense of homeyness is the type of feeling that can only exist when the faint scent of books is lingering in the air, the shelves are stacked high with stories waiting to be read...

Twins plan to take different paths after high school

Twins plan to take different paths after high school

Megan Neal, Mass Media Student

August 29, 2017


Filed under Featured, Student Life

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...

Robotics prepares, sends care package to coach overseas

Robotics prepares, sends care package to coach overseas

Lauren Textor, Web Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2017


Filed under Featured, News, School News

Since April 21, chemistry teacher and robotics coach Eric Mabie has been deployed with the National Guard. He left for Kuwait in June, where he is conducting analytical work for the military. Despite the physical distance between them, the robotics team worked to put together a care package for Mabie to rem...

Past staff member creates room to preserve history

Past staff member creates room to preserve history

Emma Johnson, Mass Media Student

August 28, 2017


Filed under Featured, Hidden Kansas City, News, Showcase

Piper is quickly coming up to its 100th class to graduate in 2019, which is a milestone for its history. There is one woman who is trying to preserve history in one small room in the school’s district office. Her name is Sandy Hennessey, and she is the creator of the Piper Historical & Alumni R...

Band contributes to sporting events, pep assemblies without receiving recognition

Band contributes to sporting events, pep assemblies without receiving recognition

Vanilla Davis, Mass Media Student

August 25, 2017


Filed under Featured, Student Life

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...

Anime enthusiasts consider creating club

Anime enthusiasts consider creating club

Melanie Mnirajd, Mass Media Student

August 22, 2017


Filed under Featured, Showcase

Do you like anime? Several students at Piper are hoping to start an anime club in the 2017-2018 school year. Anime is a style of animation, or cartoons, created in Japan. Characters usually have large eyes and colorful hair. Genres range from romance to action to comedy to horror. Some well-known exam...

Solar eclipse clouded by disappointment

Solar eclipse clouded by disappointment

Hannah Haworth, Co-Web Editor

August 22, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

https://www.playbuzz.com/hannahhaworth10/solar-eclipse-clouded-by-disappointment  

Graduate receives scholarship at Chiefs game

Graduate receives scholarship at Chiefs game

Lauren Textor, Web Editor-in-Chief

August 12, 2017


Filed under Featured, Showcase, Student Life

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...

Local shop owners share their part in Lawrence’s history

Local shop owners share their part in Lawrence’s history

Lauren Textor, Web Editor-In-Chief

June 13, 2017


Filed under Featured, Hidden Kansas City, Showcase

While Lawrence, Kansas, is not a cultural hub like New York, London or Paris, it has its own vibrant history, and not all of it dates back to its role in the civil war. Local shopkeepers play a part in continuing to keep Lawrence relevant in a different way.

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