Articles by Emily Chin

Students write to future selves

Students write to future selves

June 9, 2014 | in Campus

From the outside, it just looks like a normal white envelope, plain except for your name scrawled in blue ink. But on the inside, it is a snapshot of your past, a glimpse at... Read More

Keep the math courses as is; don’t fix what isn’t broken

May 13, 2014 | in Opinions

I stare with disbelief at the paper in front of me. 63%?! On a math test?? But I’m supposed to be good at math. What is this madness? This madness is AP Calculus BC.... Read More

Qian awarded for leadership and dedication

Qian awarded for leadership and dedication

April 10, 2014 | in Campus

  Senior Elaine Qian is being honored The William Peterson Award at the Boy Scouts of America Annual Recognition Dinner at the Piedmont Community Church, on April 24. Founder and Crew Advisor of Piedmont... Read More

Rood, Wieler, King elected

March 17, 2014 | in News

Piedmont residents Tim Rood, Jeff Wieler, and Teddy King have just been elected to the Piedmont City Council. The City Council sets the public policy for Piedmont, and oversee the city’s staff, the people... Read More

Seniors assist Spanish classes

Seniors assist Spanish classes

March 17, 2014 | in Arts

Who wants to sit in a 90 minute Spanish III class and listen to their teacher give a lecture on conjugating verbs? Didn’t think so. Spanish teacher Virginia Leskowski thinks field trips are a... Read More

PHS losing the technology race

March 4, 2014 | in A Closer Look

In the race for new technology, PHS is getting left behind in the dust. While most high schools in the district have Wi-Fi networks and hardware that are capable of fulfilling student’s and teacher’s... Read More

Kelsey Fennel ventures to Austria for semester abroad

Kelsey Fennel ventures to Austria for semester abroad

February 25, 2014 | in Campus

While her classmates are still tucked away in their warm comforters, sophomore Kelsey Fennell trudges through the Austrian winter snow to get to her first period class. Kelsey left to study abroad in Austria... Read More

Piedmont cycles through new biking and pedestrian laws

January 31, 2014 | in News

The Piedmont Public Works department is working on creating a Pedestrian and Bike Master Plan in order to promote more environmentally-friendly methods of transportation and make it safer for bikers and pedestrians. Piedmont is... Read More

Billy steps in for Reid as new English teacher

December 18, 2013 | in Campus

It is not just new students who struggle with adjusting to Piedmont. Substitute teacher Sheila Billy is adjusting to PHS, as she will be substituting for English Rosie Reid until April while Reid is... Read More

Keller returns from St. Louis with civics award

Keller returns from St. Louis with civics award

December 18, 2013 | in News

Social Studies teacher Dave Keller won the “Civics is ____ ” award from the national ‘We are Teachers’ association for his ‘There Ought to Be a Law’ Civics project. Keller was one of three... Read More