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ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • October 25 There will be an informational FCA meeting on Oct. 26 for those interested in serving on the leadership team.
  • October 20 If your parent has purchased an activity pass and you have not received it, please stop by the office to pick it up.
  • October 20 Attention Girl's Basketball Players: There will be a pre-season informational meeting during advisory in Coach Stout's room on Tuesday, October 26.
  • October 18 Bring new socks to your advisory to celebrate Socktober. The winning advisory will receive a prize.
  • October 14 Caitlin Kirwan, Kendall Vest, Tatum Vallejo and Ashlyn Rhodes move on to Girls Golf State Monday, October 18 at Hutchinson.
  • October 14 Juniors: Free In-school ACT sign up : https://forms.gle/R4ZY7H5hwP7YibKv5form due by Friday, Oct. 29
  • October 14 To volunteer either as a group or individual at Piper HS concessions stand click this sign-up link.
  • October 14 Parent-Teacher Conferences are Oct. 27-29. With Oct. 27 acting as a half day for students.
  • September 8 Piper Crossbones Esports is looking for new members. Visit esports coach, Josh Kelley in the band room or email him for more details
  • September 8 All juniors and seniors with a 3.50 or above GPA are eligible to apply for National Honor Society. Paperwork can be found on the NHS twitter @piper_nhs
The student news site of Piper High School in Kansas City, Kansas.

kcpipernews.com

The student news site of Piper High School in Kansas City, Kansas.

kcpipernews.com

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Meet the 2021 Homecoming candidates

Astin Ramos, Photo Editor September 15, 2021

 

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A pair of shoes float on a pond used for fishing in a small neighborhood. Photo by Astin Ramos

Plastic plagues the community

Astin Ramos, Photo Editor May 26, 2021

The plastic pollution and trash in the Piper community piles up year after year. With many organizations used to help combat plastic pollution, the community still has trash lining streets, sitting in...

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Moss, a Pot Belly- American Guinea cross, basks in the sun while enjoying a mud bath. Photo by Astin Ramos

It’s all in the family: Family maintains home farm to produce fresh foods

Astin Ramos, Photo Editor April 24, 2021

Homegrown and homemade fruits, vegetables, produce and baked goods are becoming a new way of shopping. Family farms are growing whole foods to be sold directly to the consumer. Farm to table is taking...

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Meet the Northern Lights themed 2021 Prom King and Queen candidates.

Meet the 2021 Prom Candidates

Zoey Pudenz, Co Editor-In-Chief April 16, 2021

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Senior Taylor Sims performs a T-Motion during a practice session November 5.

Piper Cheer Team places seventh at State; Just Shy of Finals

Asher Malaschak, Photo Journalist December 2, 2020

The Piper High School Cheer Team competed in their state competition on Sunday, November 15. After all their hard work and effort, they placed seventh, half a point shy of making finals.   “Previous...

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Three athletes commit on National Signing Day

Three athletes commit on National Signing Day

November 11, 2020

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Ashely Adornante, Outreach Coordinator and BMI screener reads results off to a participant.

COVID-19 Dramatically drops Cancer Screening levels

Astin Ramos, Photo Editor November 9, 2020

Diverse communities across Kansas are not only facing a higher risk of COVID-19 but also undiagnosed cancer due to a lack of access to medical resources. “That is it of itself is going to...

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Social sciences teacher Matthew Reitemeier stands in front of a fire truck while in full uniform.

Making an Impact Outside the Classroom

Zoey Pudenz, Co Editor-In-Chief October 24, 2020

At a young age, social sciences teacher Matthew Reitemeier would frequently visit the Piper Prairie Fire Department as his father was the department Chief. His love for climbing over the fire engines...

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Graduates walk the stage at socially distanced graduation nearly three months later than planned

Graduates walk the stage at socially distanced graduation nearly three months later than planned

Amanda Bauman, Adviser August 3, 2020

Little was known about the coronavirus circulating in China when the news of the potentially dangerous virus reached the United States in December. Schools continued for an additional two months as the...

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A photo essay of Grace Rolands life as she lives in quarantine during, COVID-19 pandemic, photos detailed over April 10th-April 11th.

Roland Quarantine Story

Grace Roland May 14, 2020

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Seniors take part in graduation parade

Seniors take part in graduation parade

Staff May 10, 2020

Due to schools remaining closed as an attempt to flatten the curve for COVID-19 seniors took part in a rainy parade on their original graduation day, May 7. The official graduation ceremony is scheduled...

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