Articles by Griffin Donaldson

Badminton swings into fourth place at NCS tournament

Badminton swings into fourth place at NCS tournament

June 8, 2016 | in Badminton

Swinging and plunging to save the birdie, Piedmont’s badminton team fought hard to secure their 4th place spot in the NCS tournament this season. Although the team expected to place higher, they faced some... Read More

Students to build cell phone chargers and community through service

Students to build cell phone chargers and community through service

May 18, 2016 | in News

From building innovative solar notebooks to collecting hygiene kits for homeless youth, PHS students will be engaging in various, constructive service learning projects on May 20. While all of the projects differ, each grade... Read More

New AP computers class to be offered next year

New AP computers class to be offered next year

April 25, 2016 | in News

Next year, Piedmont will potentially offer a completely new and updated, year-long computers class: AP Computer Science Principles, in which students will learn creative problem solving, programming and the basis of internet structures. The... Read More

A new generation leads the Breakers on the dance floor

A new generation leads the Breakers on the dance floor

March 28, 2016 | in Campus

People flip, jump, and slide across the gym floor as if they are defying gravity. The crowd goes wild. Founded in 2009, the Breakers Dance Crew consists of 9 members and is led by... Read More

School trips promote learning in action

School trips promote learning in action

February 29, 2016 | in Campus

Finding something to do over break can be both fun and difficult. Whether you are visiting colleges, hitting the slopes or on vacation, students all look to explore.  Some students seized that opportunity by... Read More

Basketball shoots for a successful season

Basketball shoots for a successful season

February 5, 2016 | in Basketball

PHS men’s varsity basketball has started out their season with an 18-3 record and the champions of two tournaments, which can be attributed to the comradery of the team. “Right now we’re ranked No.... Read More

Students work the shot clock at basketball games

Students work the shot clock at basketball games

February 1, 2016 | in Sports

Crowds leap to their feet as the the basketball glides through the net, making the iconic “swish” noise that both players and coaches love to hear. Who shot that? What period is it? Did... Read More

Bands and orchestra dazzle in winter concert

Bands and orchestra dazzle in winter concert

December 14, 2015 | in Arts

Bright lights illuminate the shadowed stage and musical notes fill the air of the Alan Harvey Theatre, as the jazz and symphonic bands and orchestra present their annual winter concerts. The orchestra performed with... Read More

C&CC presents Financial Aid Night for all grades

C&CC presents Financial Aid Night for all grades

November 18, 2015 | in News

The College and Career Center will be holding a financial aid informational meeting on Tuesday Nov. 17 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the student center. Darryl Williams, the associate director of financial aid... Read More

I can’t shoot threes if I can’t catch ZZZs

I can’t shoot threes if I can’t catch ZZZs

November 18, 2015 | in Opinions

It’s 6:15 a.m. on a Friday morning and your alarm clock rings.  You drag yourself out of bed, barely keeping your eyes open, and into the car, to get to your 7:00 a.m. water... Read More