Trump Provokes Iran With Soleimani ...

Corinne McKeller, 2021 The President of the United States, Donald Trump, ordered an airstrike that killed a top Iranian general, Qasem Soleimani, s...

Titans Stifle Pats Offense, New Eng...

Aidan O’Sullivan, 2022  A glum New England locker room after a disheartening 20-13 Wild Card loss to the Tennessee Titans told the story of a disap...

President Trump Impeached by the Ho...

Corinne McKeller, 2021 On December 18th, it was announced that the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump. That makes Mr....

Cockroaches in the Mods Dealt With

Ben Buchheit 2021 The mods at Somerville High School get a lot of foot traffic each day, and keeping them clean is a constant battle. But last mont...

A & E

Rapper Juice Wrld Dies at 21

Corinne McKeller, 2021 Popular rapper Juice Wrld, whose real name was Jarad Higgins, died in Chicago on Sunday, December 8, seemingly as ...

Opinion

Trump Provokes Iran With Soleimani Killing

Corinne McKeller, 2021 The President of the United States, Donald Trump, ordered an airstrike tha...

Sports

Titans Stifle Pats Offense, New England Gears Up for Future

Aidan O’Sullivan, 2022  A glum New England locker room after a disheartening 20-13 Wild Card loss to the Tennessee Titans told the story ...

Trump Provokes Iran With Soleimani Killing

Corinne McKeller, 2021

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, ordered an airstrike that killed a top Iranian general, Qasem Soleimani, sparking possibilities of a third world war. Iran has already threatened retaliation, specifically against military presence in the country. This not only poses a threat to American people, but also it primarily endangers citizens of Iran, where we can assume almost all of the physical consequences will happen.  Read more →

Titans Stifle Pats Offense, New England Gears Up for Future

Aidan O’Sullivan, 2022 

A glum New England locker room after a disheartening 20-13 Wild Card loss to the Tennessee Titans told the story of a disappointing season and broken hearts. The Titans’ Ryan Tannehill joined Joe Flacco and Mark Sanchez as the only quarterbacks to beat the power duo of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick in Foxborough, and tailback Derrick Henry ran over New England’s defense for 182 yards and a touchdown. Deemed the “Boogeymen” after an 8-0 start to the season, New England’s defense proved the hype was an early illusion, finishing the season by going 4-4, including a loss to the hapless Dolphins. Read more →

President Trump Impeached by the House of Representatives

Corinne McKeller, 2021

On December 18th, it was announced that the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump. That makes Mr. Trump the third president in United States history to be impeached. Read more →

Cockroaches in the Mods Dealt With

Ben Buchheit 2021

The mods at Somerville High School get a lot of foot traffic each day, and keeping them clean is a constant battle. But last month introduced a whole new problem. Teachers and students in the mods noticed an increase in cockroach presence, and some had some nasty encounters, including one student who had a cockroach fall from the ceiling onto their head. Read more →

Rapper Juice Wrld Dies at 21

Corinne McKeller, 2021

Popular rapper Juice Wrld, whose real name was Jarad Higgins, died in Chicago on Sunday, December 8, seemingly as the result of an overdose. An autopsy was completed but requires further toxicology testing for narcotics. He suffered seizures in Chicago Midway Airport after several people on the plane saw him take pills. Read more →

SHS Students Compete in SkillsUSA Competition

Ben Buchheit, 2021

This month, a group of Somerville High CTE students traveled to Marlborough for the annual SkillsUSA Leadership convention. The event was composed of three days of workshops and competitions for vocational students from across Massachusetts, with a focus on skills not necessarily taught in a traditional CTE class. Students also competed in a wide range of activities, with Somerville High students winning top marks. Read more →

Remembering Mr. DeSimone

Piper staff

On Tuesday, November 26th, Leo DeSimone, associate principal of Somerville High School passed away, devastating the Somerville community. His funeral was held on Monday, December 2nd at St. John’s in Union Square; Somerville High School was closed to allow staff to attend the service; despite the weather, hundreds came to pay their respects. A scholarship has been established in his name; details are below. Read more →

Recycling in Somerville

Corinne McKeller, 2021

With climate change closing in on the world, many are looking into changes they can make in their personal lives in order to help the planet. Recycling is a popular and important way to help the Earth. Read more →

The Phenomenon of Tik Tok

Corinne McKeller, 2021

Tik Tok is a recently revamped video sharing platform, created by the Chinese Company ByteDance. It has taken off in popularity over the past 6 months, specifically among US teens. Formerly known as Musical.ly, Tik Tok focuses on short form videos in which creators dance, lip sync, or talk along with songs, but create their own sounds or make a video without music. Read more →

AI Gradually Replacing Humans In Officiating In MLB and the NFL

Aidan O’Sullivan, 2022

In their respective quests for a more perfect and efficient game, Major League Baseball and The National Football League are introducing technology that reduces controversy and ideally will speed up the game.  Read more →