Arts

Six freshmen steal the stage while singing, acting in ‘Les Mis’

by | February 8, 2018

The lights darkened on the historic Julia Morgan Stage and the soft buzz from jittery families and friends ceased. High school-aged actors, clad in the clothes of the 1700s and 1800s, crept onto the... Read More

Who knew the founding fathers/mothers could sing

by | February 8, 2018

The names George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson are most commonly heard in history class. These men founded our country, fought for its independence, and protected our freedom, but is it possible for... Read More

Food, space, and coffee inspire student doodles

Food, space, and coffee inspire student doodles

by | February 8, 2018

It is not just about the Astronaut floating across the star-studded galaxy. It is also about the attachment chord swirling into a ‘g.’ It is not just about the yellow Eggo box that sits... Read More

Piazza, the music director who never falls flat

Piazza, the music director who never falls flat

by | February 8, 2018

Choral Musical Director Joseph Piazza came to Piedmont on a bet. “Looking back, I think, ‘Crazy!’” said Piazza with an energetic smile, throwing his arms into the air and shaking them, as though he... Read More

AP Art Corner: Nathan Harrison-Bokor

AP Art Corner: Nathan Harrison-Bokor

by | January 16, 2018

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Lambert creates and races drones with 3D printer

Lambert creates and races drones with 3D printer

by | January 16, 2018

Layer after layer and dot after dot are placed as the computer reads the code, slowly, but magically, building drone propellers. For freshman Henry Lambert, this is just another day. “I build drones and... Read More

AP 3D art students use independence to foster creativity

AP 3D art students use independence to foster creativity

by | January 16, 2018

Four classes, 25 students, one teacher, two kilns, one classroom. During fifth period, all of these people and objects can be found in room 41 as Ceramics I, II, III classes in addition to... Read More

Call, Hung, Garcia leap into Cal dance group

Call, Hung, Garcia leap into Cal dance group

by | January 16, 2018

At age five, children spend winter afternoons watching animated shows about ballerinas, at age seven they dress in tutus and pink shoes for Halloween, and at age 13 they may still bust a move... Read More

Malan snaps her way into a photography business

Malan snaps her way into a photography business

by | December 7, 2017

As soon as the Police Academy graduate spots his son, he walks over and embraces him in a hug. The son smiles widely over his father’s shoulder and the sun beams on them both.... Read More

Narter, Hochster follow the rhythm of their musical hopes

Narter, Hochster follow the rhythm of their musical hopes

by | December 7, 2017

The speaker switches on, channeling the anticipation and excitement of the group of friends sitting huddled in the pine scented woods of Anchor Bay. For a split second, a girl hears a faint fragment... Read More