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  • March 6Spirit bus signups for State basketball will be Tuesday and Wednesday morning in the commons.

  • February 28Powerlifting competes at 4A State Saturday at Basehor-Linwood.

  • February 28Interested in becoming a PHS dance team member? Pick up a flier from the office or Coach Kohrs.

  • February 28Prospective PHS volleyball players should plan on attending a meeting in the PHS commons area during seminar on Monday, March 4.

Project Grad holds design contest

Project Grad holds design contest

Melanie Mnirajd, Design Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under School News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Project Grad is holding a t-shirt design contest for the Class of 2019 t-shirts. These shirts will be given out at Senior Breakfast to each of the seniors at no cost, courtesy of the Project Grad Committee. They will be worn at the Main Event celebration after graduation. Design requirements: -Us...

Excessive snow days lead to extended school day

Excessive snow days lead to extended school day

Scout Molder, co editor-in-chief

February 28, 2019


Filed under News, News Briefs, School News, Showcase

Due to more school cancellation than expected for the year, the Board of Education and administration decided to add five minutes to the school day at the high school and 10 minutes to the school day at the middle school. Additionally, the last two days of school, May 15 and 16, will be full days in...

Construction begins on bond issue building

Construction begins on bond issue building

Trey Trumbo, Staff writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under News, School News, Showcase

Many students, administrators and community members were upset when the bond issue to build a new high school, set to be completed in 2018, was rejected four years ago. As a result, Piper has continued to remain overpopulated, with more than 2,300 students in attendance. The incoming freshman class is set ...

Government shutdown could happen again

Government shutdown could happen again

Charles Connor and Lauren Textor

February 28, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Weeks of headlines were made for every major news source when President Donald Trump announced that the federal government would be shutting down due to Congress’s decision not to grant the requested five billion dollar funding for a wall along the United States-Mexico border. However, the cost of...

Booster Club questions future

Booster Club questions future

Megan Neal, Managing Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

 Behind the concession stands, scholarships, new warm-ups and other fundraising for the clubs, teams and activities of the high school is the PHS Booster Club. “PHS Booster Club is an outside, all volunteer, non-profit organization which operates concessions for athletics and other fundraising school ...

Courtwarming updates

Courtwarming updates

Taylor McEachron, Co-Web Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Featured, News, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Congratulations to the following for being nominated by their senior class as Courtwarming candidates: Josie Barbosa Grace Hawley LaKya Leslie Charity Monroe Jada Simmons   Kimball Backus Braijion Barnes Tyrone Bates Charlie Connor Esrom Griffin   All...

Courtwarming Spirit Week Dress-up Days

Courtwarming Spirit Week Dress-up Days

Melanie Mnirajd, Design Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under School News, Showcase

Debate places at State

Debate places at State

Blake Beashore, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Featured, News, School News, Showcase

The Piper High School Speech and Debate team travelled to Fort Scott this weekend to participate in the State Tournament. There are two parts of the state tournament, 2-Speak Debate and 4-Speak debate. Last year, the 4-Speak team ended up as state champions. Senior Dylan Hendrix has confidence that ...

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 ...

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