Arts

AP Art Corner – Emma Ziegler

AP Art Corner – Emma Ziegler

by | September 19, 2017

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Students win big in the East Bay Monthly competition

Students win big in the East Bay Monthly competition

by | September 19, 2017

Neatly tucked into the back of a shelf in a corner of art teacher Gillian Bailey’s office lie several issues of the East Bay Monthly magazine, each featuring PHS students’ winning art pieces from... Read More

CSSSA  provides both social and artistic opportunities

CSSSA provides both social and artistic opportunities

by | September 19, 2017

“Life changing is a phrase that’s thrown around a lot but I feel in this case it’s pretty accurate,” said junior Rachel Elliott of her experience at the California State Summer School for the... Read More

Meet Power Beez, the New PHS Vocal Trio

Meet Power Beez, the New PHS Vocal Trio

by and | September 18, 2017

A vocal trio. An acoustic band. An acoustic trio. Or an acoustic, vocal trio, ensemble. All definitions that seniors Maggie Lucas, Ko Narter, and Kay Sibal have given to their singing group, the Power... Read More

Zhu rewarded with a win and a surprise visit

Zhu rewarded with a win and a surprise visit

by | May 23, 2017

Healthcare. Russia. FBI. Amidst all the discussion about the latest news and legislation, it is easy for  Congress to forget about what their constituents want. However, lining one hall in the U.S. Capitol are... Read More

A glance beyond Rygg as a model and a student

A glance beyond Rygg as a model and a student

by | May 23, 2017

The sound of ten feet running towards senior Lea Rygg caught her attention as she paid the cashier for her ice cream at a local gas station. A woman with her two dogs, muddy... Read More

Orchestra wins ‘superior’ title at annual CMEA

Orchestra wins ‘superior’ title at annual CMEA

by | May 1, 2017

Unanimous Superior. Meaning not only are they considered “superior,” but all agree upon it. The string orchestra achieved this rating for their sight-reading skills and their practiced performances of “Variations on Drunken Sailor” by... Read More

Advanced acting takes final bow with full-class show

Advanced acting takes final bow with full-class show

by | May 1, 2017

The lights in the audience fade to blackness. They quiet down until a still silence fills the room. The audience members settle back into their seats. They wait in anticipation until the bright lights... Read More

Abel and Daffner create ‘off the wall’ shoe designs

Abel and Daffner create ‘off the wall’ shoe designs

by | May 1, 2017

Just beyond the entrance to the library, a group of students crowd around AP art’s most recent exhibition, four pairs of shoes, each one pulled apart, painted, and transformed. From a distance, some of... Read More

Gilford finds passion in dance, running, friendship

Gilford finds passion in dance, running, friendship

by | March 28, 2017

You can find her walking and talking with a posse of friends at lunch, or holding an impromptu dance session in the P.E. building. Maybe you’ll pass her laughing  with and hugging her friends... Read More