• 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


Scott Ladish directs senior play ‘Playing Doctor’

Senior Isaia Wilcoxen and sophomore Aylea Cole rehearse Jan. 25 for

Heather Nguyen, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Students share thoughts on what their peers should know after racist incidents

Junior Ryan Cobbins holds up a sign reading

Grace Haworth, Graphic Design Editor

January 4, 2018


Musical production illustrates collaborative effort of cast, crew, staff

The cast performs the final number in an early run-through of the second act.

Lauren Textor and Isaia Wilcoxen

December 18, 2017


Boys’ and girls’ basketball defeat Hayden

Taylor McEachron and Colton Lloyd

December 14, 2017

Here are some highlights from the Dec. 12 basketball games including the boys' game, girls' game, dance and cheer:

Students donate in fall blood drive

Junior Chris Baumli donates blood last fall.

Hannah Haworth, Co-Web Editor

November 15, 2017

Homecoming/Dude. Be Nice Week Recap

Emma Golden hugs Leslie McAfee as she walks down to claim her Dude Be Nice award.

Isaia Wilcoxen, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2017

To watch the Homecoming/Dude. Be Nice Week Recap video, click the link below.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AiX4i-HXTYc&feature=youtu.be

Behind the scenes on send day

Hannah Haworth, Co-Web Editor

May 10, 2017

Before each issue of the newspaper is distributed in a neat pile to W3 classes, weeks of work goes in to making sure everything is completed. This video shows the work that went on behind the scenes to put together issue 6 of this year's newspaper.   https://youtu.be/53oN9ygx7w0

Students start band for creative outlet

Verona performs at the Apple Blossom Festival April 9.

Lauren Textor, Editor-In-Chief

May 9, 2017

At times it may seem as if the music industry is dominated by the same sounds and artists. However, thanks to advancing technology, sites such as SoundCloud and the lessened importance of being signed to record labels, it is easier than ever to break through into producing music. Sophomores Jamie Fog...

Beashore recognized by Dude Be Nice

Teri Beashore walks to the screen as the student body cheers for her after watching the video of the  dude be nice teacher award.

Bel Wilcoxen, Photo Editor

April 24, 2017

The student body voted for a teacher in the building to be recognized for showing extraordinary acts of kindness, and gifted adviser Teri Beashore was selected. Students in the video were asked to say something about Beashore without saying her name. At the assembly the video was shown as a surprise...

Students surprise teacher with send-off

Members of the Dude Be Nice committee pose with science teacher Eric Mabie after the send-off in his honor.

Bel Wilcoxen, Photo Editor

April 20, 2017

Students lined the halls to wish science teacher Eric Mabie well and thank him for his service as he prepares for a year-long deployment to Kuwait. The Dude Be Nice committee coordinated the surprise, which included a hallway parade and a visit from Mabie's wife, Jennifer. https://youtu.be/ePVeL19in2E

Introducing the Prom candidates

Introducing the Prom candidates

Bailey Spencer, Photographer

April 18, 2017

Candidates for Prom King and Queen were announced April 18. The candidates were chosen by members of the senior class, and the winners will be announced at the dance April 22. Upperclassmen should watch their school emails for the form to vote for King and Queen. https://youtu.be/6CrhCJotfX4 To watch on a school device, log in...

Tri-M students make concert etiquette video to entertain, educate

Seniors Katelyn Angell and Corey Mann pose at the end of a song at the choir concert Oct. 12.

Isaia Wilcoxen, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2017

In order to celebrate Music Appreciation Month, this March students got creative to extend their appreciation of music to others. Members of the Tri-M Music Honor Society created a video about concert etiquette that was shown to the elementary students to encourage courtesy during musical perfor...

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