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...

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...

Friday Night Lights shine again as tribute to seniors

Darin Gagnebin, vice principal, lights the football field as a tribute to the graduating class of 2020. Because of the pandemic, the class missed finishing in the high school hallways.
May 7, 2020

Darin Gagnebin, vice principal, set all the numbers on the scoreboard to represent 2020 for the class of 2020. Gagnebin, Jeff Hines, principal, and Matt Meek, superintendent, decided midway through the...

Senior Spotlight: Grant Penn

Senior Spotlight: Grant Penn
April 27, 2020

Grant Penn, senior, plans to continue racing with Toyota Racing Development after graduation. Penn has raced since he was a little kid. “I fell in love with racing at a young age, and have been hooked...

Working out intensifies this spring for Gibson, Linder, McRoberts

Working out intensifies this spring for Gibson, Linder, McRoberts
April 22, 2020

Katelyn Gibson, senior, has been working out since the beginning of the extended break by doing different types of workouts she creates, or ones that she gets from her MidAmerica Nazarene University cheer...

Spring sports practices

Spring sports practices
April 17, 2020

Athletes had completed a few weeks of practice to prepare for their first competitions the last week of March before schools and all KSHSAA activities were canceled March 17. PHotographers had not taken...

Winter sports gallery

Winter sports highlights
April 9, 2020

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,...

Cheer Over The Summer

Cheer Over The Summer
September 20, 2018

During the summer, the cheerleaders went to camp from June 12 to 15. The girls learned new cheers, routines, dances and stunts at camp, said coach Regina Hollinger. The awards include: - Amanda Meeks,...

Spring Sports- Track

Spring Sports- Track
May 20, 2017

Freshman Ashton Bishop said she runs long distance in track because it makes her feel good. Many aspects motivate Bishop to run. Bishops older brother and her late cross country coach, Larry Criddle, helped...

Hole in One

May 20, 2017

Senior Isa Loya has been around golf most of her life. Loya said that she started playing golf because of her dad, who used to take her along on golfing trips or to the driving range. Some of her best...

Tennis

Tennis
May 8, 2017

Miranda Carrete is the only freshman on the tennis team. Carrete said she loves being the only freshman and the environment of tennis. “I love being able to represent my grade for this sport that...

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