Articles by Emily Matthews

Dancers perform in the last showcase of the year

Dancers perform in the last showcase of the year

May 25, 2013 | in Arts

Toes pointed, smiles on, the dancing class performed their last student choreography showcase on Thursday May 23. The show began at 6 pm and lasted an hour. The dances ranged from lyrical to hip... Read More

Senior girls celebrate the end of an era

Senior girls celebrate the end of an era

May 7, 2013 | in Web

The annual senior girls tea was held at Muriel Hebert’s house,  Sunday, May 5. The senior girls and their mothers, and some grandmothers, came to celebrate the end of the girl’s high school career.... Read More

Theater remodel to be reviewed by board

April 8, 2013 | in News

Piedmont is planning to remodel the Alan Harvey Theater, hopefully to have it ready for use by fall of 2014. The theater was first constructed in 1976, but since then it has been in... Read More

Get a room: Why PDA should be private displays of affection

Get a room: Why PDA should be private displays of affection

April 8, 2013 | in Opinions

I’m walking to class, minding my own business, I walk towards my locker, and BAM, a couple is making out right next to my locker. It’s warm, the weather is nice, spring is in... Read More

Piedmont Compliments hinders more meaningful personal interactions

Piedmont Compliments hinders more meaningful personal interactions

February 27, 2013 | in Opinions

“He is the cause of all my happiness.” “Her hair smells amazing.” “I don’t know a girl that would not jump on that.” These are just some of the few odd compliments shown on... Read More

Teachers offer alternate grading systems

Teachers offer alternate grading systems

February 4, 2013 | in A Closer Look

A, B, C, D, or F, homework, and tests. That’s what school is about. But PHS teachers have implemented unique grading styles that have gone against the typical high school style. Economics teacher Gabrielle... Read More

Instagram awakens the inner photographer in students

Instagram awakens the inner photographer in students

January 7, 2013 | in Campus

Picture of a Christmas tree I just finished decorating. Generic picture of a sunset. Baby animal, looking adorable, with big eyes. These are just some of the photos that Instagram is filled with. According... Read More

Finals should be before winter break

Finals should be before winter break

January 7, 2013 | in Opinions

Sitting by my Christmas tree while I’m watching a Christmas movie, I’m absorbed in the holiday spirit. Yet in the back of my mind, the stress of finals linger. I want to spend my... Read More

Juniors take a trip to the twenties

October 29, 2012 | in News

This December all juniors will be given the chance to take a trip to the 1920’s and experience a party that Gatsby would approve of for a grade in both their english and history... Read More

The senior voice: in October

The senior voice: in October

October 22, 2012 | in Senior Voice

November 1st, my first application deadline, comes closer and closer, and college has become much more of a reality in my not too distant future. The calendar date is constantly staring at me, but... Read More