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  • January 14Video Game and Card Club will meet in the IDL room Tuesday Jan. 14 after school.

  • January 10Key Club will be collecting canned goods for Harvestor's January 14-18

  • January 10Seniors fill out a google form sent by Mr. Mabie for senior slideshow

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Coming soon to the kcpipernews near you: student blogs

Coming soon to the kcpipernews near you: student blogs

Lauren Textor, Web Editor-In-Chief

June 12, 2017


Filed under Featured, Showcase

Blogs may not be as popular as they were circa 2009, but they can still be used as an outlet of expression, even if they are not highly viewed. That's why kcpipernews is encouraging readers to get creative and submit their own video auditions in order to be accepted to run weekly blogs that will be featured...

Publications staffers attend journalism camps

Publications staffers attend journalism camps

Lauren Textor, Web Editor-In-Chief

June 12, 2017


Filed under Featured, Showcase

The news publications staff is gathering new ideas at summer journalism camps, with editors attending classes at KU and K-State. The staff members aim to learn information to improve upon the website and print editions.  

Senior twins plan different paths

Senior twins plan different paths

Megan Neal, Mass Media Student

May 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 t...

Students balance extracurricular activities and academics

Students balance extracurricular activities and academics

Sophia Frick, Mass Media Student

May 22, 2017


Filed under Featured, Student Life

With college acceptance becoming increasingly competitive, students strive to be the most involved while still maintaining an honorable GPA. However, students must learn how to manage their workload and often sacrifice more than just free time in order to achieve at such a high level.   Sophomore B...

Students with family-owned businesses tell their experiences

Students with family-owned businesses tell their experiences

Isaia Wilcoxen, staff writer

May 11, 2017


Filed under Featured, Student Life

You get home from a busy day at school, exhausted. The minute you walk into the house, your parents are telling you to get to work. For some students, this is the norm as they are a part of a family-owned business. Sophomore Colton Lloyd knows this feeling of exhaustion as his family owns The Pullman...

College-bound students fit plans to finance

College-bound students fit plans to finance

Abby Neal, Web Editor-In-Chief

May 10, 2017


Filed under Featured

Applying for every scholarship available. Working three jobs at once. Calling distant family members to beg for gifts of graduation money. For many seniors, these actions have become absorbed into daily life, all in pursuit of enough money to finance a college education. Senior Michelle Obiesie is the second in a f...

Students choose Armed Forces over traditional college path

Students choose Armed Forces over traditional college path

Cailin O'Mara, Managing Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Featured

As graduation rapidly approaches, most seniors are finalizing plans to attend a university. Scholarships, college visits and acceptance letters have permeated the otherwise carefree atmosphere of the senior class, making it clear that it’s time to prepare for the next step in life. However, for a ha...

Students start band for creative outlet

Students start band for creative outlet

Lauren Textor, Copy Editor

May 9, 2017


Filed under Featured, Video

At times it may seem as if the music industry is dominated by the same sounds and artists. However, thanks to advancing technology, sites such as SoundCloud and the lessened importance of being signed to record labels, it is easier than ever to break through into producing music. Sophomores Jamie Fog...

Students fit schools to personality

Students fit schools to personality

Lauren Textor, Copy Editor

May 9, 2017


Filed under Featured

The decision on what to do after high school is one of the biggest that students face. With so many options, many change their minds based on financial need and distance, as well as family and personal reasons. Senior Ricky Wilson has decided to attend Mississippi State University. “I hope to gain ...

Being a Piper athlete is an honor

Being a Piper athlete is an honor

Dirk Beashore, Sports Editor

May 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Featured, From the sidelines, Sports

The flag. The purple. The white. The black. The Pirates of the Caribbean theme music. The Skull. That’s just a sip of what its like to be a Piper Pirate, even if you’re the last player on the sideline. You need to know you’re part of something special that you’ll cherish the rest of your life. ...

New proposal for overcrowding classrooms

New proposal for overcrowding classrooms

Hannah Haworth, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017


Filed under Featured

Many students are experiencing the effects of the high school’s new epidemic: overcrowding. From limited textbooks to sharing lockers, Piper is nearly bursting at the seams. Since the last proposal for a new school was turned down, what does Piper do now? Recently the school board has been reviewing...

Fullerton experiences different culture through life in South Korea

Fullerton experiences different culture through life in South Korea

Karli Trumbo, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


Filed under Featured, Showcase, Student Life

  Some students have lived in the same place for their entire lives, but others came to this community from other states like North Carolina or Texas. However, sophomore Corbin Fullerton came from South Korea. For Fullerton, moving wasn’t a new concept. “My dad was in the military until I was 10...

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