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Finals schedule released

Finals schedule released

Megan Neal, Managing Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, Showcase

Finals will begin on Tues., Dec. 18. Students will attend all classes on Tues. and Wed., but will not have seminar. Thurs. and Fri. will be half days with dismissal at 10:30 a.m., and there will be no late start on Fri. Dec 18, students will take W2 and W4 finals. Dec 19 will be P2 and P4, Dec. 20 w...

Shooting threat under investigation

Shooting threat under investigation

Kaleb Brown, Co-Web Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase

Threats were initiated in November but on the morning of Dec. 11, the threats became a reality. While the identity of the potential threat has not been released, school administration is working with the Kansas City Police Department to investigate the potential situation. According to Kansas City Star, the student is in custody. "Student safety is the number one ...

Class of 2018 scores above average on ACT

Class of 2018 scores above average on ACT

Kaleb Brown, Co-Web Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under News, School News

Most high school students dread taking the most life-changing test of their life, the ACT. According to ACT.org, the national test score average for 2018 is 20.9. Piper High School’s Class of 2018 surpassed this national average with a composite score of 24.1. “I mean, that’s, that’s a record setti...

Midterms reflect changing demographics, ideals of Americans

Midterms reflect changing demographics, ideals of Americans

Lauren Textor, Co Print Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

The 2018 midterms showed that politics are continuing to be polarized, with candidates on all sides going further left or right in order to distinguish themselves from the opposition. Democrats took a victory this season with a new majority in the House of Representatives, which will also be more demogra...

Democrats flip the majority of votes in the U.S. House

Democrats flip the majority of votes in the U.S. House

Megan Neal, Managing Editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

The midterms of 2018 was filled with unexpected results and changes that have never been seen before. This year, the Democratic party flipped the majority of votes in the United States House after the majority being in the hands of Republicans for the last eight years. “A house flip is when t...

Midterms elect Laura Kelly to Governor

Midterms elect Laura Kelly to Governor

Lauren Textor, Scout Molder, and Megan Neal

November 21, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

In the months leading up to this year’s midterm elections, many democrats spoke hopefully of a “blue wave” of democratic candidates washing over the country. In Kansas, which is traditionally a strong red state, that wave took hold. Laura Kelly, a democrat and former U.S. Senator, defeated her re...

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 ...

Supreme Court Justice hearing represents political divide

Charles Connor, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under News

Prior to Sept. 14, 2018, Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for Supreme Court Justice flew under the radar for the majority of the general public. After that date, however, everyone knew the name Kavanaugh as a result of allegations that surfaced claiming that Kavanaugh sexually and physically assaulted a w...

Fear manifests as sex trafficking rises

Blake Beashore, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under News

There is a monster lurking in the darkness, snatching lives away from the innocent every day. This monster is allowed to run wild in the streets without anyone to stop it, unspoken of except in hushed whispers and the occasional safety assembly. This monster is the extremely intricate world of sex traffi...

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