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  • January 15Piper High School is hosting its annual Career and College Fair Day on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
  • January 6National Honors Society forms are due to Mrs. Beashore in room 124 by 3:00 p.m on Jan. 10, 2020
  • December 12The Courtwarming dance will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18 from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. in the commons
  • December 12Finals are Tuesday Dec. 17 through Friday Dec. 20. Thursday and Friday classes will end at 10:30

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Rises in sex trafficking cause unsafe situations

Rises in sex trafficking cause unsafe situations

Alexis Miles and Tori LaRocca

January 8, 2020

In 2018, the national human trafficking hotline recieved 41,088 contacts and 10,949 cases of human trafficking.  “Put your phone away and be aware of your surroundings and what’s around you,” said school resource officer Brad Lightfoot. “If anything feels weird go back where there’s peo...

Growing into the new decade: Alumni reflect on their time at Piper

Growing into the new decade: Alumni reflect on their time at Piper

Zoey Pudenz and Audrey Menzies

January 8, 2020

Piper High School has had many changes occur in the past 100 years. The first graduating class, 1919, consisted of six students whereas the 2019 graduating class totaled 131 students.  The growth rate of students is only going up from here leaving alums reminiscing on their time at Piper. Proud Pip...

Devastation occurs around the world due to wildfires

Devastation occurs around the world due to wildfires

Sammi Trumbo, Journalism Student

January 8, 2020

Around the world, there are 75 million to 820 million hectares of land burned each year, according to the Earth Policy Institute. “For the first time we learned about the massive fires in Brazil, just in the last couple of months, but they always happen in Brazil. I just think our media only highligh...

TikTok takes over

Adam Novak, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

TikTok is the destination where people can make and watch short videos created by users to entertain others. Currently, TikTok is hovering over the top 1-3 apps and has 500 million people hooked on to it. “TikTok is very addicting because of the unique boys and girls,” said sophomore Jahnye Jamison...

Popeyes, Chick-fil-A battle for best chicken sandwich

Blake Beashore

October 8, 2019

Popeyes sent the internet into a frenzy when they released a chicken sandwich similar to that of Chick-Fil-A on August 12, 2019. “Popeyes was honestly a last resort for me until they released their chicken sandwich,” said senior Kaulon Eason. The release of the sandwich prompted the debate...

Seniors share favorite high school memory

Seniors share favorite high school memory

Heather Nguyen, Video Editor

May 8, 2018

https://youtu.be/RLUGOGs1dBo

Students prepare for show choir performance in Branson

Students prepare for show choir performance in Branson

Heather Nguyen, Video Editor

March 21, 2018

https://youtu.be/0Y5-VsG33cM

Lady Pirates fall short to Bishop Miege

Lady Pirates fall short to Bishop Miege

Heather Nguyen, Video Editor

March 10, 2018

https://youtu.be/2H553U33_IQ

Lady Pirates conquer round one at state

Lady Pirates conquer round one at state

Heather Nguyen, Video Editor

March 8, 2018

https://youtu.be/9sXAtbirlfw

Students participate in regional piano festival

Students participate in regional piano festival

Heather Nguyen, Video Editor

February 14, 2018

https://youtu.be/-G6H2jdKNT8

Bullying extends to students in minority groups

Bullying extends to students in minority groups

Heather Nguyen, Video Editor

February 8, 2018

https://youtu.be/cr9O8nLcBZ4

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