• February 28The registration deadline for the April 4th ACT is today, Friday, Feb. 28
  • February 3Piper Educational Foundation is hosting a trivia night as a fundraiser to support Piper Schools. This will be held Feb. 29 7:00 pm
  • February 3Parent Teacher Conferences will be on Feb. 12 and 13 from 4:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m
  • January 22Parking passes should be displayed in the front window of cars. Parking lot checks will start on Friday

News Briefs

Baseball team hosts Singo fundraiser Nov. 23

Megan Neal, Print Editor

November 21, 2019

The baseball team will be hosting a new fundraising event, Singo, on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the FOP Hall on Leavenworth road, (7844 Leavenworth Road, KCK 66109). Singo is bingo, but instead of listening for a number, songs will be called out. Participants can use a mulligan to ask a neighbor if the...

Mattress sale fundraiser to be held Nov. 23 benefiting speech and debate, cheer and dance teams

Megan Neal, Print Editor

November 21, 2019

The speech and debate, cheer and dance teams will be having a mattress sale fundraiser from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23 at Piper High School.   Brands including Simmons Beautyrest, Therapedic, IntelliBED and more will be featured at this event. Beds can be ordered in all sizes,...

Sydney Rhodes places ninth at state

October 24, 2019

Senior Sydney Rhodes competed in the girls state golf tournament on Oct. 21 at Carey Park Golf Course in Hutchinson, Kansas. Rhodes shot a 186 two day total to earn herself a ninth place finish.

Register for the ACT

October 2, 2019

The deadline to register for the Oct. 26 ACT test is Oct. 4. the test will take place at Piper High School. Students interested should register through ACTstudent.org, not the school.

New leadership takes over Booster Club

Megan Neal, Print Editor

August 15, 2019

The booster club met Jul. 31 to appoint a new president after Nancy Evans stepped down. Danell Collins agreed to take over, in order to prevent the club from dissolving.  Evans announced her wish to step down as president and pass the job on to the next set of high school parents at the end of t...

Senior Barbecue and Grad Walk Cancelled

Senior Tyler Hoover-Trusskey looks through his eighth grade time capsule. Time capsules were created by Principal John Nguyen, their former english teacher.

Blake Beashore, Web Editor

May 7, 2019

The senior barbecue and grad walk, which were scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, are canceled due to poor weather conditions. The grad walk has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 9, after senior breakfast. The senior barbecue will not be rescheduled.

Excessive snow days lead to extended school day

With the number of snow days after winter break, the school district looks for unique ways to make up contact time.

Scout Molder, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2019

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...

Finals schedule released

Finals schedule released

Megan Neal, Print Editor

December 18, 2018

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

The school on Dec. 11 during investigation. Some previsions teachers took was to lock their classroom doors for the day.

Kaleb Brown, Co-Web Editor

December 11, 2018

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 ...

Key Club hosts Fall Rally

The Key Club district board members posed for a photo Sept. 27 at the Fall Rally.

Scout Molder, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018

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...

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