• 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


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.

Audrey Menzies, Staff Writer

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 had to change many things for themselves while also being leaders for hundreds of students.  “I...

School closures raise concerns for low-income families

As the community self-distances, through the COVID-19 pandemicthe Piper School District offers free lunches for pick up at the high school. This was one of many ways the community came together to help others during the crisis.

Megan Neal, Print Editor

March 27, 2020

Following Kansas governor Laura Kelly’s announcement for all K-12 schools to close for the remainder of the school year due to the COVID-19 virus, low-income families struggle to provide the same opportunities given at schools.  According to the Kansas Health Institute, over 48% of students get free or reduc...

Democratic Donors lead to controversey

The Democratic controversy is taking the united states by storm.

Adam Novak, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

On March 3, Super Tuesday was held in mainly Southern states. This year, 14 states are voting in this Super Tuesday. Super Tuesday is one of the most consequential days in the Democratic primary. On this day, states vote on delegates in the United States. For this year, Alabama, Arkansas, California,...

Cold Cases Continue to Go Unsolved in United States

Caroline Zimmerman, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition of a “cold case” is “an unsolved criminal investigation (as of a homicide or abduction) that has stopped being actively pursued because of a lack of evidence.”  Cases go cold for a multitude of reasons. Older cold cases were often closed because DNA...

Louder than a Bomb takes first at their second bout

The PHS Louder than a bomb (LTAP) team poses after their second bout

Audrey Menzies, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

The Louder than a Bomb team competed and won at their second bout on Monday, March ninth. At this competition, they took first against Winnetonka, Shawnee Mission West, and Blue Springs South.  At this competition, Sophomore Andy Alvarez scored an almost perfect score with a 49.8 out of 50. ...

Mattress Sale

October 10, 2019

KU hosts Multicultural Symposiums

October 2, 2019

KU will be offering Multicultural Leadership Symposiums. The Native American Symposium will take place on Oct. 10. The Black Leadership Symposium is set to take place Nov. 5, which only applies to sophomores, juniors, and senior. Applications can be picked up in the office.

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