Articles by TPH Editorial Board

Stay the course: editor anecdotes about the course selection process

Stay the course: editor anecdotes about the course selection process

February 7, 2017 | in Editorials

“One of the most interesting and fun classes I have taken in the last four years is Acting 1. To be completely honest, I enrolled in the class just to fulfill my art requirement.... Read More

Course Selection Guide 2016-2017

Course Selection Guide 2016-2017

February 7, 2017 | in A Closer Look

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A break should be a break:

December 21, 2016 | in Editorials

Vacation. The word connotes relaxation, a change from regular routines, a pause and a sigh of relief. Whether it be a half day, a full day, a week, two weeks or the months of... Read More

Role of Media

November 29, 2016 | in Editorials

The New York Times. The Wall Street Journal. FiveThirtyEight. CNN. Fox News. MSNBC. The list goes on. Regardless of your political view or standpoint, media is influential, powerful and important. Media can divide a... Read More

Joint Letter between the PUSD Board of Education and City of Piedmont

November 21, 2016 | in Web

November 21, 2016 Dear Piedmont Neighbors, Reactions to the national election and recent alarming acts of prejudice and bigotry in Piedmont have led us to reflect on our values and who we are as... Read More

Photo Gallery: Nov. 14 Walkout

Photo Gallery: Nov. 14 Walkout

November 15, 2016 | in Photo Galleries

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Inside a student walkout, Nov. 14

Inside a student walkout, Nov. 14

November 14, 2016 | in Web

This afternoon, students from Piedmont High School and Piedmont Middle School congregated with students from surrounding East Bay schools in an anti-Trump walkout. Highlander reporters asked participants why they chose to engage in this... Read More

On campus: school reactions to 2016 election

On campus: school reactions to 2016 election

November 12, 2016 | in Web

Shortly after 80 percent of students voted for Hillary Clinton in a mock election (out of 300 PHS & MHS participants), the nation elected Donald Trump as president. Listen to some reactions gathered around... Read More

Assemblies

November 1, 2016 | in Editorials

Another email from Mr. Mapes. Another post on the TPH Facebook page. Another assembly. Another messed-up schedule week. In the past couple weeks we have sat through a multitude of assemblies, including the healthy... Read More

Editorial

October 13, 2016 | in Editorials

Another ominous email circulated this past week from the “no-replies” district email. The subject line stated, “Unauthorized Instagram Account with the School’s Initials—PHS and Logo.” As an editorial board, we fully support investigating and... Read More