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  • April 30Freshmen and sophomore, please check your school email and vote for your StuCo representatives for next year. Votes must be submitted by Friday.

  • April 18Art Club will be meeting Monday, April 22 in the art room.

  • April 18Attention NHS candidates, a Piper cleanup is being held April 27 through April 30. For more information, call 913-488-5478.

  • April 18Seniors need to complete the Post-Graduation Plans form due by April 26.

Softball Falls Short of State

Softball Falls Short of State

Blake Beashore, Web Editor/Sports Editor

May 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Softball competed for a trip to state in the Regional Championship on Monday, May 13. The regional took place at the Pirates' home field. The regional semifinal game was against Labette County. The game ended as a seven to six victory for the Pirates on Hannah Pappert's walk-off single. In the regional...

More to the Story: Seniors tell about the obstacles they’ve faced in high school

More to the Story: Seniors tell about the obstacles they’ve faced in high school

Scout Molder, Editor

May 9, 2019


Filed under Featured, Showcase, Student Life

As the importance of having a college degree to having a successful career continues to increase, the significance of graduating high school is diminishing and it can become increasingly difficult to see it as the huge achievement it once was. Although the high school diploma itself may no longer be as mean...

Library still seen as asset to school

Library still seen as asset to school

Morgan Haworth, Print Editor

May 9, 2019


Filed under Featured, Showcase, Student Life

A library is a collection of sources either digital or physical for students to take advantage of and help them. Although the library is free game, it’s not being used to its full potential. Most students are going to the library to nap or relax rather than to study or read. “I don’t think...

Senior Barbecue and Grad Walk Cancelled

Senior Barbecue and Grad Walk Cancelled

Blake Beashore

May 7, 2019


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase

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.

Piper Throwers Set New School Records

Piper Throwers Set New School Records

Trey Trumbo, Staff Writers

May 2, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spring Sports

The track meet at Lawrence Free State was just like any other. However this one had something in store for seniors throwers Cooper Beebe and Lemoses White. On April 21, Cooper Beebe and Lemoses White broke school records for throwing events. Beebe, who broke the shot put record with a throw of 58’2, ...

Lady Pirates soccer look to state

Lady Pirates soccer look to state

Kaleb Brown, Co-web editor

May 1, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

The Lady Pirates soccer team focuses on state after a 10 win four loss. The girls’ soccer team has had nothing short off a impressive season thus far, losing those four games to some of the top ranked teams in the state of Kansas. “There has been ups and downs throughout the season,” senior...

Crispito comeback

Crispito comeback

Morgan Haworth, social media editor

April 30, 2019


Filed under Featured, Showcase

  Crispitos. A famous lunch among Piper students that was taken away during student’s elementary years, is now making a comeback. The crispitos made its comeback on Tuesday, April 23. It left the students ecstatic and in shock at the same time. “I asked Karen (lunch lady) if they ...

Taylor McEachron, Co-Web Editor

April 19, 2019


Filed under Featured, Showcase

Brandon Walker and Hannah Pappert Erika Ewell and Brandan Jackson Savannah Vazquez and Alonzo Wright Marilynn Buff and Devon Marshall   The 2019 prom will be held from 8-11 p.m. April 20 at the Venue at Willow Creek. Students will need a form of identification to enter the dance. There will be no re-entering and the latest student...

Girls swim works towards state

Girls swim works towards state

Blake Beashore, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Girls Swim team has had its share of success this far into the season. The team so far has qualified two relays for state. The season has also seen a number of state consideration times. “The season so far is probably one of the best that we’ve had. I don’t know if it’s because of team...

Students, teachers lean away from Mrs.

Students, teachers lean away from Mrs.

Megan Neal, Managing editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Featured, Showcase, Uncategorized

Students learn to address their teachers by a specific title and when to use each one in elementary school. However, the use of honorifics in schools has changed. Many teachers and students find themselves only using the title Ms., even when they fit into the category for a different title. While ...

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