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No more Thoughts and Prayers: Change needed to stop school shootings

No more Thoughts and Prayers: Change needed to stop school shootings

Staff Editorial March 10, 2022

Three people were injured in a shooting at Olathe East High School on Friday, Mar. 4, a school mere 30 minutes from Piper. It happened around 10:30 AM, and news quickly spread.  Reactions were mixed....

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A screenshot of the Instagram account in question. The owner of the account is still unknown.

It Takes Us All to Stop Hate

Staff Editorial November 10, 2021

TRIGGER WARNING: This editorial discusses topics of homophobia and hate speech. Throughout the years, Piper High School has been considered a safe space for many students of all races and sexualities....

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Many local news outlets covered the alleged outbreak with similar headlines instead of reporting on larger issues within the community.

STAFF EDITORIAL-Mind Your Business: News Should Affect More

Staff Editorial September 29, 2021

Editor's Note: Content below has been changed to better clarify the stance of the Pirates' Log and kcpipernews staff. The original story was missing some details that we believe are pertinent to our statement....

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IPads provide the best option for student devices, as they have the most value and versatility for the educational purposes.

Bring Us to the Digital Age with iPads

Staff Editorial January 31, 2020

Administration is considering the introduction of a one to one technology policy for the students. One to one is the practice of every student having a piece of technology for schoolwork. If the one to...

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Blame for addiction is misplaced

Blame for addiction is misplaced

Staff Editorial February 28, 2019

Teen addiction doesn’t always begin in a cloud of vapor in a secluded bathroom or with a beer at a party. It begins with parents and teachers skating around honest curiosity, in the promotion of “abstinence...

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The rules of the road exist for a reason

The rules of the road exist for a reason

November 30, 2018

It’s a Monday morning, and you’re running late for school. You hop in your car, hoping that driving 10 over the whole way will help you make it before the bell rings. Then, you see it: the neighborhood...

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