A Closer Look

Teachers offer alternate grading systems

Teachers offer alternate grading systems

by | February 4, 2013

A, B, C, D, or F, homework, and tests. That’s what school is about. But PHS teachers have implemented unique grading styles that have gone against the typical high school style. Economics teacher Gabrielle... Read More

Rigorous schedules induce stress

by | February 4, 2013

As getting accepted to The College of Your Dreams has become more and more competitive, students are looking for every possible way to give themselves a boost above other applicants. One option is taking... Read More

TPH’s Declassified Course Selection Guide

TPH’s Declassified Course Selection Guide

by | January 29, 2013

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Remnants of previous religious beliefs fuse with newfound ideas

by | January 7, 2013

Despite a citizen’s Constitutional   right to exercise religion freely, there is a disconnect among the secular and religious populations at PHS. Students of religious backgrounds are now choosing to depart from their traditions... Read More

Finding faith: two seniors seek spirituality

Finding faith: two seniors seek spirituality

by | January 7, 2013

Rather than sleeping in on a weekend morning sophomore year, senior Steven Tulley prepared for his first Sunday mass at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. As Tulley and his mother walked in the church as... Read More

Atheistic ideologies rise in youth

by | January 7, 2013

What was once the basis of our nation’s founders’ beliefs is now rapidly losing hold in modern America, and even across the world. According to the Gallup Business Journal, the number of people across... Read More

PCC Mexico trip welcomes all

by | January 7, 2013

260 students. 32 parent leaders. A cook team. A doctor. And the motivation to build a house with a team of 15 from the ground up in four days. While the Piedmont Community Church... Read More

Religious youth dedicate time

by | January 7, 2013

For students, involvement within their place of worship sometimes goes beyond the routine trips to the synagogue or church. Instead of the standard of going every weekend for a few hours, there are students... Read More

Educators, students evaluate aspects of party culture

by | November 26, 2012

In the wake of the “Fantasy Slut League”, students have been accused of, among other things, participating in hooking up with others because of “pressure/manipulation by older students that included alcohol to impair judgment/control... Read More

Pressure precedes fantasy league

by and | November 26, 2012

The uncovering of a Fantasy Slut League among athletes has spark discussion about sexual pressures between students. As part of its investigation, the Piedmont Highlander talked with 25 trusted sophomore, junior, and senior girls... Read More