Articles by Mira Tellegen

Are you a foodie?

Are you a foodie?

November 8, 2017 | in A Closer Look

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Revitalize Academic Integrity

Revitalize Academic Integrity

October 17, 2017 | in Opinions

Craning your neck to see a peer’s scantron, copy-pasting a plagiarized essay from Google, rifling through a teacher’s desk in search of a test. In combatting this type of student indiscretion, Piedmont’s Academic Integrity... Read More

Fierro brings new ideas as MHS principal

Fierro brings new ideas as MHS principal

September 19, 2017 | in Campus

From the tin of granola bars on her side table to the princess bandaids in her bottom drawer to the colorful children’s paintings that adorn her walls, new MHS principal Shannon Fierro has already... Read More

CSSSA  provides both social and artistic opportunities

CSSSA provides both social and artistic opportunities

September 19, 2017 | in Arts

“Life changing is a phrase that’s thrown around a lot but I feel in this case it’s pretty accurate,” said junior Rachel Elliott of her experience at the California State Summer School for the... Read More

Summer of Work

Summer of Work

May 23, 2017 | in A Closer Look

Cold hard cash. Every teenager’s dream. However, teenagers who work in the summer find that they aren’t just boosting the numbers in their bank account, but learning so much more about themselves and the... Read More

Seizing the Summer SeaSUN

Seizing the Summer SeaSUN

May 23, 2017 | in A Closer Look

As the school year winds to a close, students soldier through AP exams, study for finals, and wrap up curriculum in their diverse course selections. With each passing day, the ticking of the classroom... Read More

Day on the Green 2017 Photo Gallery

Day on the Green 2017 Photo Gallery

May 22, 2017 | in Photo Galleries

Ramona Jasman-Rios (right), sophomore: I didn’t really want to go to Day on the Green, but I was dragged here by my friends. I’m a good artist and I’m stuck here doing Henna. Max... Read More

Students learn about their community through service and volunteer work

Students learn about their community through service and volunteer work

May 1, 2017 | in News

Last year, students put in over 26,000 hours of community service, volunteering both in Piedmont and in the wider Bay Area. This year, as in previous years, students who volunteer must log hours on... Read More

Let’s save our school hours for academics

Let’s save our school hours for academics

March 28, 2017 | in Opinions

Swinging battered backpacks over one shoulder, gulping orange juice with bleary eyes, and hiking up to Magnolia Ave, we make our way to school every morning. The list of our reasons for this constant... Read More

Williamson tunes in to the arts community on and off stage

Williamson tunes in to the arts community on and off stage

March 7, 2017 | in Campus

As junior T.H. Williamson spins the dials on his large silver amp, the sound filling the room goes from the background noise at a country rodeo, to the harmonizing ballad of a independent rom-com,... Read More