PHS Journalism

Borrowing the Field

Borrowing the Field
Why Piper High School had their homecoming on Paola's field
November 6, 2020

Piper High School wasn’t able to host its homecoming on its own field because Piper is in Wyandotte County. Because of the pandemic, no high schools in the county would host athletic events. Piper...

Freshman Fears

Freshman Fears
A look into what freshman think about when coming into high school
October 21, 2020

Becoming a highschooler is an exciting moment in everyone’s life, but is also one of the scariest experiences. Josslyn Fuller, freshman, went to the freshman orientation, where student council members...

Practice Makes Perfect

Marina Johnson runs for a cross country meet at Eudora on September 5.
Fall athletes prepare for their upcoming season
October 21, 2020

Marina Johnson, senior, is excited to be running cross country again after a long recovery that prevented her from running her junior year. “I've been recovering from two surgeries that have kept...

Hallorona 2020

Jack-O-Lanterns carved by Madisyn Robertson and KD Repphan on October 11.
How Halloween is looking with Covid-19
October 21, 2020

The doors are closed, the porch lights are off and the streets are empty. The only indication of this night is glowing jack-o-lantern in windows and on decks. This could be the scene on Halloween. According...

Sloan, Markovich adapt to curbside, no service at eateries

May 7, 2020

With the pandemic looming, many eateries now offer their dishes by carry-out, drive-through and delivery. Several restaurants in the area don’t charge delivery fees, minimize contact and while diners...

Cheating easier with online schooling, but many maintain integrity

May 7, 2020

While completing schoolwork at home, many students face a heightened temptation to cheat on assignments. Autumn Craig, sophomore, said, “I feel like everyone has felt the pressure to cheat since it's...

Students prep for AP exams in history, math

Students prepare for AP exams even with stay-at-home ordered. Pictured are Skylar Markovich and Tabitha Cantrell, juniors.
May 7, 2020

Even with the stay-at-home order and moving to online classes, nothing stopped the AP Exam. However, Tabitha Cantrell, junior, said online classes are easier because she can get them done on her own...

Eilts, Anderson keep on track despite stay-at-home order

Eilts, Anderson keep on track despite stay-at-home order
April 22, 2020

Walking into freshman orientation the thought of being in high school was unbelievable: the Friday night lights at the football stadium, sitting in the Rat Pack screaming at the top of your lungs You...

EMTs take risks to help those in need

EMTs take risks to help others during pandemic.
April 17, 2020

People who are being greatly affected by this pandemic are the EMTs who go out every day and work around sick people and risk getting sick themselves. “The EMT’s are required to take mandatory showers...

Students move all journalism work online

Students move all journalism work online
April 2, 2020

Due to COVID-19, on March 17 all Kansas schools received orders from Governor Kelley to close for the remainder of the school year. This was a shock to everyone. Over the past couple of weeks, teachers...

School district offers students breakfast and lunch

Parents drive through the high school parking lot during meal pickup provided by USD 368 for breakfast and lunch for children ages 1-18 on April 2. Food service workers enjoyed helping families in need and seeing familiar faces again, said Rita Wobker, food service worker.
April 2, 2020

Bill Rosich, food service director, and the rest of the food staff spent their spring break frustrated and stressed as they tried to develop a plan to feed the families in the school district who rely...

That Was Super

That Was Super
Drawing by Kaylee Miller
March 2, 2020

The Hard Rock Stadium in Miami was painted red on Feb. 2. Quinton Weidenbach, senior, watched from the 50-yard line as the Chiefs defeated the 49ers in Super Bowl LIV, with a final score of 31-20. Weidenbach,...

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