Piper results

State champions: The Piper High School girls 4×100 relay team of Victoria Webb, Talia Simmons, Madee Erwin and Tristian Davis won the state championship in the 4×100 relay at the state track meet in Wichita last weekend. (Piper photo)
State runner-up: The Piper High School boys 4×400-relay team of Dion Saunders, Brendan Smith, Logan Stacer and Sean Pahls were runner s-up at the state track meet in Wichita last weekend. (Piper photo)

Piper High School – softball at Salina (state)
– Varsity lost to Ft. Scott 5-6

Piper High School – track Wichita (state)
– boys 8th place and girls 9th place as team
– State Champions: Girls 4×100 relay (Victoria Webb, Talia Simmons, Madee Erwin, and Tristian Davis (6th title in 7 yrs)
– State Runner-Up: Boys 4×400 relay (Dion Saunders, Brendan Smith, Logan Stacer, and Sean Pahls
– Medalist: Tristian Davis 3rd in 100, Jordan Guess 3rd in triple jump, Victoria Webb 5th in triple jump, Sean Pahls 4th in 400, Parker Richardson 5th in 300h, Girls 4×400 (Morrow, Erwin, Je. Wayne, and Ja. Wayne), Dion Saunders 6th in 200, Travon Jones 7th in long jump, and Jessica Wayne 8th in 800m
– Piper School records: Dion Saunders in 200, Jordan Guess in triple jump, and Boys 4×400

– Information from Doug Key, Piper activities director

Election day is today for Piper school LOB increase

Today is election day for residents of the Piper School District.

A special election on increasing the local option budget will be held today. Voters will decide to approve or reject changing the local option budget from 30 percent to 31 percent.

There are two polling locations for the election to be held on June 3 – Piper Community Center and Open Door Baptist Church. On election day, voters must go to their designated polling place. All voters have been notified by mail of their designated polling place.

Advance voting was available in this election. Those who requested a ballot by mail have until 7 p.m. today to return it to the election office at 850 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan. For more information call the election office at 913-573-8500.

More details on the election are on the school district’s website at www.piperschools.com. Voters must be registered to vote and live in Piper School District to be eligible to vote in this election.

To see an earlier column published about the school district finance in the Wyandotte Daily News, visit http://wyandottedaily.com/educators-stress-importance-of-qualified-workers/.

Piper plans special election June 3 on increasing local option budget

The Piper School District has planned a special election on increasing the local option budget on Tuesday, June 3.

Voters will decide to approve or reject changing the local option budget from 30 percent to 31 percent. More details on the election are on the school district’s website at www.piperschools.com.

Voters must be registered to vote and live in Piper School District to be eligible to vote in this election.

There are two polling locations for the election to be held on June 3 – Piper Community Center and Open Door Baptist Church. On Election Day, voters must go to their designated polling place. All voters have been notified by mail of their designated polling place.

Voters have four options for casting their vote. Three of the options are advance voting. The fourth option is to vote on Election Day.

Advance voting by mail began on May 14. To obtain an advance ballot by mail, voters must complete the advance ballot application, go to www.wycokck.org/election, to download the application. Completed applications may be sent to the Election Office by mail, by fax or by personal delivery. Applications may be submitted beginning immediately. The deadline to apply for an advance ballot by mail is Friday, May 30. However, voters should be encouraged to apply early. Applications submitted on or near the deadline may not be delivered by the post office in time. Even if voters get their ballot, they will need to consider whether they will be able to return their voted ballot by mail or must bring the voted ballot to the Election Office. All mailed advance ballots must be returned to and be in the Election Office not later than 7 p.m. on election night. Late ballots cannot be counted.

Advance voting, in person, at the Election Office, began May 27 and continues weekdays only to noon on Monday, June 2.

Advance voting, in person, will be available to registered voters at Open Door Baptist Church on Saturday, May 31, only from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Voters who do not vote in advance must vote from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day, June 3, at their designated polling place.

To see an earlier column published about school district finance in the Wyandotte Daily, visit http://wyandottedaily.com/educators-stress-importance-of-qualified-workers/.