Articles by Katherine Irving

Here and There

Here and There

September 19, 2017 | in A Closer Look

While Measure H1 will impact the way our school looks, ten new teachers will impact the way our school learns. As we adjust to the new changes and new faces in our school, let’s... Read More

Student athletes acheive lifelong dreams

Student athletes acheive lifelong dreams

May 23, 2017 | in Sports

College banners adorn the tables in the Morrison Gym as a handful of athletes and family members wait with baited breath and small smiles as each player signs their name on a sheet of... Read More

Feminism Club promotes equality within the community

Feminism Club promotes equality within the community

May 1, 2017 | in Campus

Light blue hats bob along with the current of students making their way to class, buoys caught in the rapids. These hats, labeled “Feminist” in white lettering, have become a PHS phenomenon, with wearers... Read More

Campus Question: Standardized Testing advice

March 28, 2017 | in Web

Senior Maddy Tyler: I suggest getting a tutor or doing prep on your own, and taking the test multiple times to improve your score Junior Sylvie Rood: For the ACT essays, it’s about if... Read More

“The Clearing” music and reactions (Video)

March 11, 2017 | in Web

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Piedmont Parties pressure police: When it doesn’t come in a cup

Piedmont Parties pressure police: When it doesn’t come in a cup

March 7, 2017 | in A Closer Look

In addition to partying with alcohol, some students use other drugs, such as marijuana. According to the 2014-2015 Healthy Kids Survey, 52 percent of PHS and MHS upperclassmen have used marijuana at least once.... Read More

Piedmont parties pressure police: From DP to PD

Piedmont parties pressure police: From DP to PD

March 7, 2017 | in A Closer Look

Getting rolled. For a lot of Piedmont teenagers, those two words are terrifying. Any mention of police gets teens leaving parties as quickly as possible, junior Milburn said. “If you get caught and you’re... Read More

Spanish classes donate time and bracelets to charity

Spanish classes donate time and bracelets to charity

February 7, 2017 | in Campus

Beaded bracelets. In most people’s lives they are trinkets, souvenirs to be bought and never worn or small gifts from friends. However, to the Spanish III classes and to the organization they aided for... Read More

Teachers debate on homework over break

Teachers debate on homework over break

December 21, 2016 | in News

The Challenge Success program, along with principal Brent Daniels, is piloting a new no-homework policy for this year’s winter break. English and photojournalism teacher Jody Weverka said that the basic guideline of the homework... Read More

I am standing for the national anthem, are you?

I am standing for the national anthem, are you?

November 1, 2016 | in Opinions

Students decked out in purple and white rose to stand for the a capella class’s rendition of the national anthem at this year’s homecoming rally. However, across the four stands were gaps in the... Read More