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  • November 14Class cup points will begin tonight at the musical. Check-in through the Pirate Nation app.

  • November 8Order a lunch through the Nutrislice App and receive a free water bottle from Pirates Bay.

  • November 8Winter strength and conditioning will begin Monday, November 12. Forms can be found in the office.

  • November 8There will be a Veteran's Day meet and greet from 7:15 to 9:15 this Friday, November 9.

Pre-Ordering Lunch Now Available

Pre-Ordering Lunch Now Available

Melanie Mnirajd, Design Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under News, School News

Piper has partnered with Nutrislice to allow students to preorder lunch up to five days ahead, making the district one of the first in the area to try this program. Pre-ordering lets students customize their orders just the way they want it, from what type of bread to what type of cheese to vegeta...

Let’s Get Technical

Let’s Get Technical

Trey Trumbo, Staff Member

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, School News

Piper introduces a new club to the High School and it’s very different from the other clubs around it. Cyber Defense club is a CyberPatriots- The National Youth Cyber Education Program team led by teacher Carol Grubbs. The National Youth Cyber Defense Competition puts teams of high school students in ...

Pied Piper Pumpkin Patch provides Halloween activities for children

Pied Piper Pumpkin Patch provides Halloween activities for children

Scout Molder, Co Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Showcase

The annual Pied Piper Pumpkin patch is taking place from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 24 in the high school gym. The event, which is a fundraiser for Harvesters, charges $1 for admission and 25 cents for each game ticket. Student Council organizes the event, and other groups, such as National Honors...

Debaters host home tournament

Megan Neal, Managing Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under News

Every year, the debate team gets to see a different side of debate as they host a home tournament. Instead of debating, students are assigned tasks such as time keeping, hospitality, ballot checks and the tab room. Junior Gracie Petzoldt was in charge of the hospitality room, where food and drinks ...

Key Club hosts Fall Rally

Key Club hosts Fall Rally

Scout Molder, Co Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs, School News

The Key Club Fall Rally will be taking place tonight from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the library. Senior Lauren Textor, who is the district governor for all chapters located in Kansas, is hosting the event. Key Club is an international student led community service organization. The rally is open to any students interested...

Piper Community Festival to be held Sept. 29

Melanie Mnirajd, Design Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under News

The Piper Community Festival, PiperFest, will be held Sat., Sept. 29 at Piper High School, middle school and the east elementary school. PiperFest is an all-day community event filled with fun, games and food for people of all ages. “We started it in hopes to bring all aspects of our communi...

Life skills class holds annual fundraiser

Life skills class holds annual fundraiser

Megan Neal and Colton Lloyd

September 19, 2018


Filed under News

The Life Skills class is hosting their annual fundraiser, selling homemade dog treats and toys to help raise money for field trips and to practice other life skills. “We try to sell them at football games, but that depends on the weather and staffing, and then we sell them throughout the year,...

Theater department performs spring play

Theater department performs spring play

Megan Neal, Copy editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under News

The spring play, The Radium Girls, begins at 7 p.m. Thur., April 26 through Fri., April 27 and costs $5 for students and $7 for adults. Radium Girls is about the female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting with the radioactive paint during World War II. “It’s based...

Cheer team begins new season

Cheer team begins new season

Morgan Haworth, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Cheer team tryouts took place on April 2-6. They had clinics on Monday and Wednesday in preparation for their official tryouts on Friday, April 6. Congratulations to the following that made the 2018-19 Piper Cheer team: Alyia Cantrell Abbie Grimm Emma Johnson Charity Monroe Jada Simmons Courtney...

AP exams require practice, planning beforehand

AP exams require practice, planning beforehand

Drew Englis, Co-Business Manager

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Showcase

AP exams are right around the corner for high school students nationwide. The AP curriculum provides courses in which high school students can enroll in order to obtain college credit. In order to get college credit students take and cumulative exam that is scored 1-5. Colleges typically provide cred...

Student council wins leadership challenge

Student council wins leadership challenge

Hannah Haworth, Co-Web Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, School News

Student council attends a leadership challenge event each year at the Washburn University Leadership Institute with sponsor Tiffany Scheffler. Student council presidents Scott Ladish and Maria Accardi, senior class president Kara Evans, secretary Cara Bruce and junior representative Drew Novak worked...

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