• November 23Thursday morning help sessions run from 7:30-10:15 A.M.
  • November 23Picture retakes will be Dec. 8 at the CTE building
  • November 23Thursday and Friday classes now start at 7:30 and end at 11
  • November 12Project Grad will be hosting a cornhole tournament Saturday, Dec. 5, at The Venue at Willow Creek


Tik Tok creators speculate Civil War following election

Celebrations erupt Saturday, Nov. 7, following the announcement of president-elect Joe Biden.
November 11, 2020

Prior to the election many rumors of a so-called “civil war” began on TikTok, an app used to create short videos. These rumors were based on the responses to the predicted election results.  Before...

Election Day Brings about Questions of Voter Suppression

Voter turnout sets for a record high as millions of mail-in ballots are still being counted.
November 4, 2020

According to Britannica, voter suppression is any legal or extralegal (illegal) measure or strategy whose purpose or practical effect is to reduce voting or register to vote, by members of a targeted racial...

Election Updates

Election Updates
November 3, 2020

8:48 Monday, November 9 After most media outlets have projected Joe Biden as President-Elect, standing President Donald Trump has so far refused to accept the results. President Trump is claiming fraud...

School growth results in 5A switch

Junior Raven Corlee gets ready to set against Tonganoxie.
October 22, 2020

After over 20 years of being 4A, all athletics excluding football will be moving up to 5A this year.  In the past several years, the district’s population has increased due to the number of jobs nearby.  “This...

Senate leaders look towards confirmation as Senate hearings conclude

President Trump nominates Judge Amy Coney to fulfill the Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court spot on Sep. 26, 2020.
October 20, 2020

The Senate wrapped up their fourth and final day of Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing this past Thursday, October 15th. The Senate leaders are hoping to vote and appoint Amy Coney Barrett...

Hybrid 2.0: Board of Education discusses new plan to move students back-to-school

Junior Skylar Ryan checks her temperature before entering her cohort classroom.
October 19, 2020

On Oct. 14, the Board of Education discussed the second phase of reopening for hybrid students. When it's worked out, it will allow hybrid students to go to school longer and have more freedom than under...

COVID-19 creates new unique learning environments

Sophomore Ricky Schneeberger takes notes through online learning. The district's hybrid option for high school and middle school students has them working on all of their school work virtually with Wednesday's in person for three hour cohorts.
September 16, 2020

With COVID-19 continuing to affect the nation, districts are adding regulations and changing the structure of education to get students back in the classroom and back to learning. Piper has given students...

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
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...

Seniors take part in graduation parade

Seniors take part in graduation parade
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...

Governor Kelly’s Stay at Home order calls for social distancing to “flatten the curve”

Government officials look for ways to
April 6, 2020

With the outbreak of COVID-19 growing in severity, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly issued a Stay at Home order that started March 30 and will last until at least April 19. Kelly was prompted by the increasing...

First responders work overtime to help combat COVID-19

Dressed in personal protective equipment from head to toe, pediatric nurse Andrea Serrano works during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 3, 2020

PhotoNurses, firefighters, police officers and more are working overtime due to the pandemic, COVID-19. First responders have to work in the midst of all the craziness, leaving them more prone to catching...

Administration struggles amidst COVID-19

COVID-19 is also evolving and changing fast, the Piper School District has had to make quick changes to stay on top of student and staff safety.
April 1, 2020

The recent escalation of COVID-19 has caused many people to adapt to a new temporary life of staying six feet apart at all times along with other out of the ordinary things. School administrators have...

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