Articles by Maeve Sullivan

Understand the argument before choosing a side

Understand the argument before choosing a side

June 8, 2016 | in Opinions

Donald Trump. Donald Trump. Cat video. Jennifer Lawrence. Donald Trump. The usual suspects filled my newsfeed as I mindlessly scrolled through Facebook. Finally, shaking me out of a daze, a headline caught my attention.... Read More

Prom gives students a passport to paradise

Prom gives students a passport to paradise

June 2, 2016 | in Web

With tropical flowers behind their ears and tiki beads around their necks, PHS and MHS students danced the night away at senior prom. The theme was passport to paradise, complete with mocktails, sea shell... Read More

Men’s varsity lacrosse team heads to NCS

Men’s varsity lacrosse team heads to NCS

May 18, 2016 | in Lacrosse

Varsity men’s lacrosse reflects on a season of improvement after a difficult start due to injuries and inexperience. After the loss of 14 graduates in the class of 2015, the team is made up... Read More

Physical Education gets mindful

Physical Education gets mindful

February 3, 2016 | in Campus

While many students are hunched over desks or scribbling down notes, you can find Jeffrey Peters’s ninth grade physical education class meditating and relaxing as part of their Mindful Monday curriculum. After many PHS... Read More

Students respond on social media to Paris terrorist attacks

Students respond on social media to Paris terrorist attacks

December 14, 2015 | in News

As acts of terrorism, natural disasters and political crises have grabbed the world’s attention throughout the last few weeks, Piedmont students have taken to social media to express their opinions and support. After the... Read More

Crown illustrates life in AP concentration

Crown illustrates life in AP concentration

December 14, 2015 | in Arts

After attending the California College of the Arts (CCA) summer program, senior Gabe Crown was inspired to illustrate memories that epitomize the people in his life for his AP Art concentration. Crown said his... Read More

The School Next Door

The School Next Door

November 2, 2015 | in A Closer Look

Live and Learn: the mhs classroom experience For a few MHS English students, picking apart Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan from “The Great Gatsby” in discussions wasn’t much harder than it was for them to... Read More

Same class, different workload

Same class, different workload

October 3, 2015 | in Opinions

Two students, two teachers, one course…and four hours difference of homework. Much of a student’s experience in a class is determined by their teacher, and due to the small and talkative community of Piedmont,... Read More

More than a church

More than a church

May 12, 2015 | in Opinions

My dad has always said that religion is like a language; we all interpret the words in many different ways, but the point of the teachings remains the same. I have heard of students... Read More

Due dates run both ways

Due dates run both ways

May 12, 2015 | in Opinions

Chromebooks, Turnitin.com, electronic textbooks and Infinite Campus. In order for academics to continue improving, learning styles must evolve along with technology. However, this progress is problematic when programs are not updated consistently and effectively.... Read More