Articles by Hannah Castle

Highlanders transition to Falcons at MHS

Highlanders transition to Falcons at MHS

June 8, 2016 | in Campus

Each school year, a handful of students switch from PHS to MHS in the hopes of achieving the honorable in a different manner. The reason for transferring varies per student but usually has to... Read More

Day on the Green provides students with time to unwind

Day on the Green provides students with time to unwind

May 26, 2016 | in Web

The music builds as you excitedly rush down towards the baseball field after a morning filled with making sandwiches or picking up trash at Lake Merritt for service learning. You wonder what types of... Read More

Varsity baseball steps up to the plate with a new team

May 18, 2016 | in Baseball

With an 11-9 record, varsity men’s baseball is planning on staying strong and playing hard to improve their standings for NCS. After losing a majority of their team last year due to graduating seniors,... Read More

Students step up after dance show setback

Students step up after dance show setback

May 8, 2016 | in Web

Rather than stressing out about remembering their marks Saturday, April 30, two PHS dancers had to learn all new choreography after the lead dislocated her shoulder and was unable to perform. This year PHS... Read More

From sunny Piedmont to Antarctica

From sunny Piedmont to Antarctica

April 25, 2016 | in Campus

Antarctica, the great ice desert. 98 percent of it is covered with ice. This extreme climate would not necessarily seem inviting to most, however Piedmont special education teacher Sara Plowman could not be more... Read More

Accepting our rejections

Accepting our rejections

March 28, 2016 | in Opinions

It’s March and most seniors are nervously awaiting the arrival of their college decisions, checking our emails every five minutes. Either we open the letter and see, “ Congratulations, welcome to the class of... Read More

Claire DeVroede skates towards roller derby goals

Claire DeVroede skates towards roller derby goals

March 28, 2016 | in Sports

Sweat drips down the side of her face as she races around the wooden rink; she shoves and dodges her opponents in order to be the first to reach the finish line, the booming... Read More

Career Day to make a comeback this March

Career Day to make a comeback this March

March 2, 2016 | in Campus

What do you want to be when you grow up? This is a daunting question that all of us are asked as young children until we reach our second year of college or when... Read More

ASB and Pep Band take NBC Bay Area

ASB and Pep Band take NBC Bay Area

February 1, 2016 | in Campus

On Friday Nov. 20 ASB and Pep Band travelled to a Pleasanton Safeway to promote the Alameda county canned food drive, which will be taking place later this spring, on NBC Bay Area News.... Read More

Adriana Calvo assimilates into Piedmont

Adriana Calvo assimilates into Piedmont

November 20, 2015 | in Campus

Imagine walking into a deli for lunch; everyone is jampacked and in a hurry. You don’t know anyone, and are still trying to adjust to the new language. You look to the sandwich board... Read More