Articles by Katherine Irving

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

Freshmen on varsity volleyball take the frontlines

Freshmen on varsity volleyball take the frontlines

October 13, 2016 | in Volleyball

Freshmen Kate Goldberg and Daniela Skov got settled in preparation for their interview, Goldberg eagerly asking Skov to sit next to her as they exchanged excited looks. The two freshmen have struck gold twice;... Read More