A Closer Look

“Are you dating?”

“Are you dating?”

by , , and | May 2, 2017

“We’re a thing.” Students commonly use this phrase to describe one’s relationship status here at PHS. While this phrase is commonly heard, it seems to encompass many different types of relationships. Sophomore Maxine Miller,... Read More

Signing up for the future

Signing up for the future

by , , and | May 2, 2017

In state or out of state? SAT or ACT? Tutor or no tutor? Sports in college? Big school or small school? Two year college? No college? Grad school? Major? Do I have to know... Read More

“Sorry, I’m busy”

“Sorry, I’m busy”

by , , and | May 2, 2017

Through a superficial lens, a grid scattered with X’s may seem like nothing more than a means to tell time. However, upon focusing the lens onto each individual box, one can realize that this... Read More

ASB: associated student budget

ASB: associated student budget

by | March 28, 2017

Plump ice cream sandwiches file into the breezeway by the boxful. Lofty bouncy-houses expand with air on the dewy baseball outfield. Vibrant streamers of red, blue, green and orange cascade from the Binks gym... Read More

Athletics:  giving teams the financial boost

Athletics: giving teams the financial boost

by and | March 28, 2017

The early spring sun glints off of a lacrosse helmet, illuminates the perspiration on a track athlete’s forehead, bounces past a swimmer’s elbow, flies past a birdie in Binks Gym and finally lands on... Read More

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

by | March 28, 2017

Before lunch begins, students sprint through the breezeway, the quad and into the cafeteria. By the time the bell rings, long, crowded lines snake all the way to the back of the room. Chicken... Read More

Piedmont Parties pressure police: When it doesn’t come in a cup

Piedmont Parties pressure police: When it doesn’t come in a cup

by | March 7, 2017

In addition to partying with alcohol, some students use other drugs, such as marijuana. According to the 2014-2015 Healthy Kids Survey, 52 percent of PHS and MHS upperclassmen have used marijuana at least once.... Read More

Piedmont parties pressure police: From DP to PD

Piedmont parties pressure police: From DP to PD

by | March 7, 2017

Getting rolled. For a lot of Piedmont teenagers, those two words are terrifying. Any mention of police gets teens leaving parties as quickly as possible, junior Milburn said. “If you get caught and you’re... Read More

Piedmont Parties Pressure Police: examining drinking from the bottom(s) up

Piedmont Parties Pressure Police: examining drinking from the bottom(s) up

by | March 7, 2017

Despite the specific partying culture in Piedmont, not all students choose to participate, and those who do, are motivated by a variety of factors. Crovetti said her main concern lies in the mentality of... Read More

Piedmont, Parties, Pressure, Police: piedmont party people

Piedmont, Parties, Pressure, Police: piedmont party people

by and | March 7, 2017

Piedmont High School. Although associated with hard work, good test scores and affluence, our school has another side to it: the party scene. Whether it involves alcohol or just friends hanging out at a... Read More