Articles by Mira Wollenberg

Mandarin I not offered at PHS

June 4, 2014 | in News

This year, high school students taking Mandarin I must do so at PMS alongside middle school students. This happened three years ago, but did not happen again until this year. Sophomore Keith Sibal takes... Read More

Seniors honored at awards night

Seniors honored at awards night

May 29, 2014 | in Web

Senior Awards Night was held on May 29 in the Piedmont Middle School Multipurpose room. Teachers from each department were there to hand out the awards to the seniors. The seniors were lined up... Read More

Mike swings big on golf course

Mike swings big on golf course

May 13, 2014 | in Golf

Junior Cardell Mike is part of the golf team this year and his high score is 37. Mike said that he started playing golf at a very young age and has continued ever since.... Read More

Standardized testing takes over the months of April and May

Standardized testing takes over the months of April and May

April 10, 2014 | in News

In the next two months, AP testing, the EAP, CAHSEE, and newly introduced Smarter Balance will sweep into schedules. According assistant principal Anne Dolid, it is a challenge to get all the scheduling for... Read More

Ceramics classes craft cakes

Ceramics classes craft cakes

March 17, 2014 | in Arts

Ceramics students have been assigned the annual “Ceramic Cakes” project in which they are to honor a time in history or theme by creating a ceramic cake. Students can choose any time in history... Read More

Throwers throw out, jumpers jump onto sprints team

Throwers throw out, jumpers jump onto sprints team

March 17, 2014 | in Track and Field

Shot puts and discuses will not fly, spin, or glide through the air at the track anymore. Explaining the reasons behind cutting the throwing team, Track and Field coach Jeanine Holmlund said that one... Read More

Nicknames create bonds within teams

February 27, 2014 | in Sports

“Che Guevara.” “Pocahontas.” “Plato.” You may recognize these historical figures’ names, but these are not their actual names. Ernesto Guevara, Matoaka and Aristocles were given these nicknames for a variety of reasons, but they... Read More

Basketball plays in tournament

Basketball plays in tournament

January 31, 2014 | in Basketball

Friday December 19 through Saturday December 21, the Men’s Varsity basketball team had a tournament. They first played Berean Christian on Thursday, and won. They then played the Richmond Oilers, who they also defeated.... Read More

Outstanding athletes shine to the next level

December 19, 2013 | in Sports

Whether it be basketball, crew, swimming or ice skating, students Katie Hubert, Spencer Tang, Lauren Seyranian and Kevin Shum have all proved themselves to be outstanding athletes at PHS. Senior Katie Hubert is committed... Read More

College signing celebration held Nov 13

College signing celebration held Nov 13

November 14, 2013 | in Web

On Wednesday November 13, a signing and celebration was held in the library for students who are committing to colleges for sports. Seniors Colleen McNulty, Lauren Sereynian, Katie Hubert, and JoNae Gonzales signed a... Read More