Articles by Kerry Oconnor

Going off the grid: a week without an iPhone

March 8, 2016 | in A Closer Look

Five hundred and thirty one unread texts. Two missed calls. One week. No iPhone. On Thursday, Feb. 3 at midnight, I locked my phone and tossed it to the side, beginning my experiment of... Read More

Ground Crew builds belonging

Ground Crew builds belonging

February 3, 2016 | in News

This year, students applied to be Ground Crew leaders, and each leader was assigned four to five freshmen, rather than last year’s system of several leaders to an entire class. Ground Crew leaders help... Read More

Chu draws a connection between art and faith

Chu draws a connection between art and faith

February 1, 2016 | in Arts

A reflection image through dots and strokes of red, orange, green, blue and purple that create form using thin markers. Junior Joseph Chu draws pieces such as this one in his spare time. Before... Read More

PHS sends 20 representatives to Camp Everytown

PHS sends 20 representatives to Camp Everytown

November 18, 2015 | in News

Camp Everytown underwent changes this year that depleted the number of attendees and divided the camp into two sessions. Also, PHS and MHS students engaged with three other schools, Nov. 11 through 14. At... Read More

Men’s cross country team runs out of this world

Men’s cross country team runs out of this world

October 28, 2015 | in Cross Country

Sporting galaxy shorts and sweat dripping down their faces, the seven runners of the varsity men’s cross country team race to the finish line at the Clovis meet in Fresno, the same course that... Read More

New revisions to Visitors Policy implemented

New revisions to Visitors Policy implemented

October 3, 2015 | in Campus

Recent revisions made to the Piedmont High School Visitor’s Policy to insure safety have affected students and staff members. Fingerprinting and tuberculosis assessments are required for all continuous visitors of PHS and will now... Read More