Articles by Brendan Gerrity

Chamberlain gifted $10,000 conservation grant

Chamberlain gifted $10,000 conservation grant

May 12, 2015 | in News

Thanks to a $10,000 Bright Idea Grant from PG&E, the Physics of Alternative Energy class will shed new light on the challenges and opportunities of environmental conservation. The class debuted this year as an... Read More

PITS rugby improves dynamic and game

PITS rugby improves dynamic and game

April 24, 2015 | in Sports

Running the field with a team bigger than previous years, PITS played a season characterized by its previous year together. “We played alright,” senior Joe Cumbelich said. “We had a good number of players... Read More

Juniors to take CAASPP May 18-21

Juniors to take CAASPP May 18-21

April 23, 2015 | in News

The new statewide CAASPP exam program will replace the STAR tests previously used to assess California students, schools and districts. The change is part of the state’s membership in the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium... Read More

50th Annual Bird Calling Contest Performances

50th Annual Bird Calling Contest Performances

April 18, 2015 | in Web

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Marijuana and The Law

Marijuana and The Law

March 18, 2015 | in A Closer Look

A misdemeanor in the US, a ticket in California and in Piedmont, with the right card,  a call home to the parents. California’s Proposition 215, also known as the Compassionate Use Act, passed by... Read More

Self-taught filmmakers study through camera lens

Self-taught filmmakers study through camera lens

January 30, 2015 | in Arts

From writing to directing, student filmmakers learn the craft from both on and off screen. “Whenever I have free time or an opportunity to use school to take videos, I take it,” senior Tiger... Read More

Board turns toward consultants in search for new superintendant

January 30, 2015 | in News

With the firm Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates Executive Search (HYA) contracted to begin the search, the Board of Education continues to move forward in their selection of a new superintendent to fill Hubbard’s... Read More

Change: only standing together can students tame the beast

Change: only standing together can students tame the beast

November 4, 2014 | in Opinions

Dear students of PHS, Stress. The great equalizer. The Everest of academics. Burdened by classes, weighed down by extracurriculars, and crushed by college, the modern student faces an unprecedented challenge, one unknown to high... Read More

Connie takes new position as teacher’s pet

Connie takes new position as teacher’s pet

October 14, 2014 | in Campus

Just keep swimming, just keep swimming. This is the life of Connie, the newest student in calculus teacher Edmund Mahoney’s classroom. Named Constance for the constant of integration and nicknamed Connie by Mahoney, she... Read More

Likes

Likes

October 14, 2014 | in A Closer Look

Ding, ding, ding for some students. Silence for others. These are the sounds that Facebook and Instagram make, the difference between a successful post and one consigned as just more background noise. “I like... Read More