Articles by Eric Zhang

Spoken Word Club finds new form of expression

Spoken Word Club finds new form of expression

April 24, 2015 | in Arts

The Spoken Word Club is a group of PHS students that expresses its ideas through performing poetry instead of just writing it. “The club was spearheaded by me and Sarah Stuetz this year,” junior... Read More

Athletes sign to play at colleges

Athletes sign to play at colleges

April 24, 2015 | in Sports

Not having to stress over whether or not they are admitted to a college or university, students who are recruited athletes committed to attending a certain school in exchange for playing on its sports... Read More

MHS builds community with annual fundraiser

MHS builds community with annual fundraiser

March 18, 2015 | in Campus

Hoping to build school spirit, MHS ASB will be hosting its annual community fundraiser this Sunday at Veteran’s Hall. The community fundraiser is meant to raise money for the school’s biannual Camp Augusta trip... Read More

School adds new services

School adds new services

March 18, 2015 | in News

With each year, PHS seeks to improve itself, and upgrading student services is one way of doing that. The implementation of new water filling stations as well as a new snack window are aimed... Read More

Math Task Force discusses pathways for the future

January 30, 2015 | in News

With the gradual implementation of Common Core at Piedmont schools, the Math Task Force will be providing recommendations and research on the math curriculum to the School Board in February and March. Assistant Superintendent... Read More

One step forward, great leap back; Seniority used to mean something

One step forward, great leap back; Seniority used to mean something

December 4, 2014 | in Opinions

I wait around for an eternity as a line whirls around in a circle on the Mac before a box pops up. It reads: “Network profile unavailable” next to a red dot. Oh, that’s... Read More

Water polo dresses up new tradition

Water polo dresses up new tradition

November 4, 2014 | in Water Polo

Football has their jerseys, tennis has their skirts, and water polo has a luau. “We got normal water polo team shirts, and someone thought we needed even more team spirit, something even flashier... Read More

Cota shows it is never too late to learn how to ride a bike

Cota shows it is never too late to learn how to ride a bike

November 4, 2014 | in Campus

You may not be able teach an old dog new tricks, but you can still teach teenagers how to ride bicycles. For students mastering the art of bike riding for the first time under... Read More

Third win for Robert Yu

Third win for Robert Yu

October 14, 2014 | in Arts

After winning one, he did not stop. After winning two, he did not stop. Robert Yu, Class of 2014, has won the annual East Bay Monthly Student Art contest for the third year in... Read More

New standards challenge next generation students to succeed in science

New standards challenge next generation students to succeed in science

October 14, 2014 | in News

As new discoveries are made, the way science is taught moves forward. The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) were adopted by California last year to ensure schools teach in a conceptual way and cover... Read More