• January 7Information regarding new learning model can be found in Friday's email blast
  • January 7Hybrid students will return in-person part time starting Monday, Jan. 25
  • January 7Project Grad parent meeting via Google Meet Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 7 P.M.
  • January 7Spring athletes should be in contact with their coach for lifting schedule


Rises in sex trafficking cause unsafe situations

Rises in sex trafficking cause unsafe situations
Alexis Miles and Tori LaRocca January 8, 2020

In 2018, the national human trafficking hotline recieved 41,088 contacts and 10,949 cases of human trafficking.  “Put your phone away and be aware of your surroundings and what’s around you,”...

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Growing into the new decade: Alumni reflect on their time at Piper

Alumni Marge Scott-Englehart looks at her class pictures and points out her former classmates.
Zoey Pudenz and Audrey Menzies January 8, 2020

Piper High School has had many changes occur in the past 100 years. The first graduating class, 1919, consisted of six students whereas the 2019 graduating class totaled 131 students.  The growth rate...

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Devastation occurs around the world due to wildfires

Fires burn in California. The wildfires have burned 820 acres up and down the coast.
Sammi Trumbo, Journalism Student January 8, 2020

Around the world, there are 75 million to 820 million hectares of land burned each year, according to the Earth Policy Institute. “For the first time we learned about the massive fires in Brazil,...

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TikTok takes over

Adam Novak, Sports Editor November 1, 2019

TikTok is the destination where people can make and watch short videos created by users to entertain others. Currently, TikTok is hovering over the top 1-3 apps and has 500 million people hooked on to...

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Popeyes, Chick-fil-A battle for best chicken sandwich

Blake Beashore, Editor-in-Chief October 8, 2019

Popeyes sent the internet into a frenzy when they released a chicken sandwich similar to that of Chick-Fil-A on August 12, 2019. “Popeyes was honestly a last resort for me until they released their...

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Seniors share favorite high school memory

Senior Vanilla Davis shares her favorite high school memory.
Heather Nguyen, Staff Writer May 8, 2018


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Students prepare for show choir performance in Branson

Senior Grace Vogel and junior Drew Novak dance to
Heather Nguyen, Staff Writer March 21, 2018


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Lady Pirates fall short to Bishop Miege

The Piper cheer team preform for the student section during halftime.
Heather Nguyen, Staff Writer March 10, 2018


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Lady Pirates conquer round one at state

Junior Ryan Cobbins tries to get ahold of the ball during the second half of the game.
Heather Nguyen, Staff Writer March 8, 2018


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Students, staff show spirit and skills at pep rally

The seniors cheer during the Pirate countdown at the courtwarming pep assembly Feb. 9.
Heather Nguyen, Taylor McEachron, and Megan Neal February 14, 2018


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Students participate in regional piano festival

Sophomore Philipp Bretschneider warms up before performing in front of the judge at the regional piano festival Feb. 3.
Heather Nguyen, Staff Writer February 14, 2018


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Bullying extends to students in minority groups

Junior Chris Baumli tells his experience with bullying because of his sexuality.
Heather Nguyen, Staff Writer February 8, 2018


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