Piper school public hearing to be tonight on proposed 3.38-mill increase in budget

The Piper Public Schools will hold a public hearing on the budget at 6:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at Piper High School, 4400 N. 107th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

A 3.38-mill increase is proposed, according to the published budget.

The budget would increase from the 2017-2018 budget’s 58.421 mills to 61.804 mills for 2018-2019.

Expenditures would rise around $5 million, from $30,194,891 in 2017-2018 to $35,648,956 in 2018-2019, according to the proposed budget.

The budget hearing is scheduled at 6:15 p.m., before the regular school board meeting scheduled at 6:30 p.m.

The Piper school district budget is online at https://www.boarddocs.com/ks/pusd/Board.nsf/files/B3EHUF496F5A/$file/Notice%20of%20Hearing%20Budget%202018%2019.pdf.


Piper student named to dean’s list

Kennedy Wallace, a student in business administration at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester.

Wallace, of Kansas City, Kansas, is a Piper High School graduate.

Students in the business program must earn a 3.75 grade point average on a 4.0 scale to be named to the dean’s list.