Articles by Joe Creason

One Student’s Opinion: REACTIONS TO RECENT EVENTS

One Student’s Opinion: REACTIONS TO RECENT EVENTS

May 23, 2017 | in Opinions

Recent events have called into question the character and culture at Piedmont High School. Except that these events that cause us to question certain aspects at Piedmont are not just recent. They are not... Read More

A place to find our place

A place to find our place

May 1, 2017 | in Opinions

School is a place to learn. This is the simple fact, the cornerstone to which the very institution is built around. At times it may play the role of a social club or hub... Read More

Youth Educator discussions take off

Youth Educator discussions take off

March 28, 2017 | in News

On March 3, the twenty-six juniors selected to be part of the Youth Educators program (YEDs) entered middle school classrooms for the first time. The YEDs program takes current high school juniors and puts... Read More

Revised Healthy Kids Survey will be administered in April

March 7, 2017 | in News

The Healthy Kids Survey, which was set to take place Nov. 1, has been moved to late-April. The revised and expanded survey will be given to students during CAASPP testing. The Healthy Kids Survey... Read More

ASB announces added rally, new time, new venue

ASB announces added rally, new time, new venue

February 7, 2017 | in Campus

The ruckus, roar, purple and white of the rally scene will no longer interrupt a Friday morning schedule, but rather a Thursday night. For the first time ever, PHS will hold a student rally... Read More

Cold hard cash: money doesn’t  grow on trees

Cold hard cash: money doesn’t grow on trees

December 21, 2016 | in A Closer Look

$atisfaction rises within as you approach the shop counter with a fresh pair of sneakers boxed and tucked under your arm. Focus becomes difficult as you imagine the joy of fitting the shoes on... Read More

Let us have our turkey and eat it too

Let us have our turkey and eat it too

November 1, 2016 | in Opinions

The first week or so of August is usually a time when all the troubles of school seem to be at their most distant. I haven’t had to sit in the hard plastic seat... Read More

Classes ‘chalk-full’ of students once again

Classes ‘chalk-full’ of students once again

October 11, 2016 | in News

This year, teachers, students, counselors and administration battled, and in some cases continue to endure, larger and imbalanced class sizes, unscheduled periods in the middle of the day, and schedule changes. The counseling office... Read More

Don’t let the weight of finals bring you down

August 22, 2016 | in Opinions

The taste of red bull is bitter in your mouth as you take sips from your third can of the stuff. Your eyelids are heavy and begin to roll down, obscuring your vision. The... Read More

Seniors awarded after four years of hard work

Seniors awarded after four years of hard work

May 30, 2016 | in Web

Plaques and trophies were accompanied by the cheers of peers, parents and educators on Wednesday night as seniors were acknowledged for their accolades in the academics, athletics and community.   The 2016 senior awards... Read More