Articles by Ashley Gerrity

Students suit up for anime convention in San Jose

Students suit up for anime convention in San Jose

June 8, 2016 | in Arts

Memorial Day usually calls for a barbecue with friends, but seniors Stuart Ashford and Mingwei Samuel had a different idea: one that involves anime and cosplay. Ashford and Samuel attended the four-day FanimeCon convention... Read More

Men’s tennis will swing and miss their seniors

Men’s tennis will swing and miss their seniors

May 18, 2016 | in Tennis

As the seniors crossed through the gate and onto the red tennis court surface, ready for practice, the men’s head varsity tennis coach Jim Landes asked each of them, “You flunked out? You got... Read More

Athletic trainer Tim Harkins says goodbye to PHS

Athletic trainer Tim Harkins says goodbye to PHS

April 25, 2016 | in Sports

As athletes scramble to the locker room to get changed for practice, athletic trainer and ROP Sports Medicine teacher Tim Harkins hops into his golf cart after teaching, ready to switch into the role of... Read More

You can set the thermostat and the barometer

You can set the thermostat and the barometer

March 28, 2016 | in Opinions

Course selection forms were due ten days ago, but that doesn’t mean that the details for the next year of your life have been cemented. There is still time to etch your initials or... Read More

Students raise $8,763 for food bank

Students raise $8,763 for food bank

March 27, 2016 | in Web

During Friday’s rally, senior class president Mingwei Samuel announced the winners of the annual food drive for the Alameda County Community Food Bank (ACCFB), with English teacher Rosie Reid’s 4th period class taking first... Read More

English department reviews writing assessment changes

English department reviews writing assessment changes

February 29, 2016 | in News

The English department redesigned the annual writing assessment, with the most notable change being that every student responded to the same prompt text instead of having each grade write about different works. The teachers... Read More

Mapes steps up to the plate as interim Athletic Director

Mapes steps up to the plate as interim Athletic Director

February 3, 2016 | in News

After former athletic director Craig Best stepped down on Jan. 4, the administration opened the position to applicants. An interview panel of seven interviewed five candidates on Jan. 25 and they hope to announce... Read More

Wellness Center holds Tea, Tests and Treats

January 8, 2016 | in Web

Wellness Center interns Stevie Jeung and Rachael Prow provided a warm, inviting environment with red tablecloths, steaming tea and baked treats, exemplifying the perfect setting for studying, and also gave attendees tips on how... Read More

In pursuit of perfection

In pursuit of perfection

January 6, 2016 | in A Closer Look

… outside school With clenched fists, shaky legs, and a fear of public speaking, Dr. Amy Honigman delivers her wobbly speech to the Piedmont Community, unable to understand her own words without her thoughts... Read More

Photo Gallery: 20’s Night

Photo Gallery: 20’s Night

December 16, 2015 | in Photo Galleries

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