Arts

PHS students express themselves through bands

PHS students express themselves through bands

by | November 3, 2016

Strolling to the center of the stage, Cole Becker, class of ‘14, grabs the microphone and flips his hair to raucous applause at the Oakland Metro. His brother Max, class of ‘12,  strums his... Read More

Acting prepares musical ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’

Acting prepares musical ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’

by | November 3, 2016

“Unexpected,” “predictable,” “acrobatic,”  “weird,”  “simple”  and “out of the blue”.    These are just a few of the ways the producers of the upcoming acting musical, “The Drowsy Chaperone,” are describing what will be... Read More

AP Art students create pieces for charity

AP Art students create pieces for charity

by | November 3, 2016

This year the College Board is seeking to combine school and the community that surrounds it.  In the AP Studio Art: 2D Design classes they are doing this by having students incorporate their community... Read More

Roy gathers stories for proposed race assembly

by | November 3, 2016

On the tails of the Healthy Relationships and Consent Assemblies, report of a possible new assembly is coming about. Senior Amalia Roy said that roughly a month ago, she started compiling stories of experienced... Read More

Students give new life to ‘The Highland Piper’

Students give new life to ‘The Highland Piper’

by | November 3, 2016

In 1930, no more than a decade out from the founding of PHS, “The Highland Piper” published its first issue. It was the school’s first official literary magazine, catering to what would have been... Read More

Reilly’s Music Choices

Reilly’s Music Choices

by | October 14, 2016

List One: Full Album Vibers #1: Below the Bassline – Ernest Ranglin #2: Based on a True Story – Fat Freddy’s Drop #3: Koyaanisqatsi Soundtrack – Philip Glass #4: Exodus – Bob Marley #5:... Read More

Moorhead leaps from the stage to the classroom

Moorhead leaps from the stage to the classroom

by | October 14, 2016

The lights bore down on the stage as the music thumped happily along and Mother Ginger and the younglings twirled and pranced around the stage. The director of this rendition of “The Nutcracker” chose... Read More

Mellas fills role of teacher and conductor in Mullan’s absence

Mellas fills role of teacher and conductor in Mullan’s absence

by | October 14, 2016

Long-term substitute Sara Mellas assumed the role of band teacher and conductor two weeks ago, filling in during music teacher Andria Mullan’s maternity leave. Mellas will remain at Piedmont until December, as Mullan will... Read More

Spotlight shines on “Stop Kiss”

Spotlight shines on “Stop Kiss”

by | October 14, 2016

As terrorism and frightful acts become increasingly persistent throughout the United States, Piedmont High School acting students decide to shine the Allen Harvey Theater spotlight on this issue. Seniors Nina Adarkar and Leah Kochendoerfer... Read More

AP art students design concentrations

AP art students design concentrations

by | September 20, 2016

In front of the AP art students sits a blank sheet of paper, an unmolded block of clay, a blank slate on which to let their imagination and passions run wild. AP art students... Read More