Arts

Bird callers set to fly on May 3

by | February 28, 2013

The only place where complex bird noises, outrageously flamboyant outfits, and hilariously choreographed skits are the norm is Piedmont High’s Annual Bird Calling Contest. The 48th Annual Bird Calling Contest will take place at... Read More

New four hit the floor: jazz quartet performs at events

New four hit the floor: jazz quartet performs at events

by | January 7, 2013

A new band has arrived on campus with an unlikely genre. This four-person jazz group consists of seniors Sebastian Mueller, Josh Berl, and Joey Armstrong, as well as sophomore Xavier Prospero, all of whom... Read More

SMITH selects finalists for memoir competition

SMITH selects finalists for memoir competition

by | December 17, 2012

“For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” According to an old legend, novelist Ernest Hemingway was once challenged to tell a story using only six words. SMITH Magazine revitalized this legend by introducing the Six-Word... Read More

Reviews: Call of Duty Black Ops 2

Reviews: Call of Duty Black Ops 2

by | December 5, 2012

With 11 million copies sold in the first week, it is arguably one of the biggest games of all time. Call of Duty Black Ops 2 is the most recent development in the Call... Read More

Art classes explore glass blowing

Art classes explore glass blowing

by | November 14, 2012

AP Art and AP Ceramics went on a fieldtrip to California College of Arts to blow glass on October 10. California College of Arts (CCA) is one of the premier glass blowing colleges and... Read More

Afong’s ‘Piedmont’s Got Talent’ show a success

Afong’s ‘Piedmont’s Got Talent’ show a success

by | November 14, 2012

Lights dim, crowds hush and phones are silenced. Students take the stage to show off their talents. On October 26, the Alan Harvey Theater held the first ever “Piedmont’s Got Talent” show. Students showed... Read More

From the shelf: Cloud Atlas

From the shelf: Cloud Atlas

by | October 29, 2012

From The Very Hungry Caterpillar to Harry Potter and everything I’ve read in between (and I’ve read plenty in my time—I work at a bookstore), I had never decided on a favorite book as... Read More

Abrams and Moe shoot comical films with friends

Abrams and Moe shoot comical films with friends

by | October 29, 2012

He crouches in an awkward position to capture a low-angle shot. He works tirelessly on iMovie with sound effects and editing techniques. He creates a finished product, a masterpiece. Seniors Jack Moe and Aaron... Read More

Ceramics class creates one million bones to raise awareness of genocide

Ceramics class creates one million bones to raise awareness of genocide

by | October 22, 2012

Genocide is defined as the extermination of a race or religious group. As evil as it has proven to be it still exists today. The bones of ancestors past will now be remembered as... Read More

Afong to host “Piedmont’s got talent” fundraiser

by | October 22, 2012

On October 26th, the first ever “Piedmont’s Got Talent” performance will be premiering at 7:30 P.M. in the Allan Harvey Theater. This talent show will also be the first completely student-run production. Senior Greg... Read More