Articles by Maxwell Lee

A Capella and orchestra hit the road for L.A. tour

A Capella and orchestra hit the road for L.A. tour

March 28, 2017 | in Arts

Plaques with shiny gold plating line the walls of the music building as the beautiful sound that won those awards fills the air. Between the A Capella and Orchestra classes, the walls are jam... Read More

Piedmont parties pressure police: fresh, fast knowledge

Piedmont parties pressure police: fresh, fast knowledge

March 7, 2017 | in Web

It is important for teens to stay safe and be aware of social pressure so that they can make decisions that are right for them, Youth Educator junior Duncan said. Youth Educators (YEDs) primarily... Read More

Piedmont Parties Pressure Police: examining drinking from the bottom(s) up

Piedmont Parties Pressure Police: examining drinking from the bottom(s) up

March 7, 2017 | in A Closer Look

Despite the specific partying culture in Piedmont, not all students choose to participate, and those who do, are motivated by a variety of factors. Crovetti said her main concern lies in the mentality of... Read More

Piedmont, Parties, Pressure, Police: piedmont party people

Piedmont, Parties, Pressure, Police: piedmont party people

March 7, 2017 | in A Closer Look

Piedmont High School. Although associated with hard work, good test scores and affluence, our school has another side to it: the party scene. Whether it involves alcohol or just friends hanging out at a... Read More

Scotbotics build a robot and a sense of community

Scotbotics build a robot and a sense of community

February 7, 2017 | in Campus

Commands fly as the team communicates and coordinates towards a common goal. Lights flash as one player takes the offensive, leaving the other player to defend their position. On the other side, the team... Read More

Let’s talk about where the money is going

Let’s talk about where the money is going

November 29, 2016 | in Opinions

It is the summer before my junior year. I walk up the steps next to Millennium on my way to the library to retrieve my schedule. I have been looking forward to this moment... Read More

Don’t walk out. Lean in

Don’t walk out. Lean in

November 14, 2016 | in Opinions

Berkeley, Lick Wilmerding, Alameda, Antioch, George Washington. The list of high schools that have staged walkouts during school hours to protest Donald Trump’s election as president grows every day. Piedmont will soon join the... Read More

Football reflects on their season thus far

Football reflects on their season thus far

November 1, 2016 | in Football

Bright lights shine on the football players scattered on Witter Field as day turns to dusk. The roar of the crowd is audible from blocks away as seemingly the entire school has packed into... Read More

When do we cut the ties: extracurriculars

When do we cut the ties: extracurriculars

October 11, 2016 | in A Closer Look

Two seconds left. The player dribbles between his legs and steps back. He pump fakes, one second left, then launches a shot. The buzzer goes off and the crowd holds their breath. Clank. The... Read More

AP art students design concentrations

AP art students design concentrations

September 20, 2016 | in Arts

In front of the AP art students sits a blank sheet of paper, an unmolded block of clay, a blank slate on which to let their imagination and passions run wild. AP art students... Read More