Articles by Peter Hession

School board weighs options for $3.6 million surplus

School board weighs options for $3.6 million surplus

June 10, 2013 | in News

By the end of the school year, the PUSD school board plans to review where to allocate an excess of $3.6 million leftover from the Seismic Safety Bond Program (SSBP) funds mixed with modernization... Read More

Georgia Hill pitches her way to success

Georgia Hill pitches her way to success

June 10, 2013 | in Softball

“I started playing when I was a baby, I’ve always played sports.” Four-year varsity softball senior Georgia Hill has been involved with athletics her entire life. Tee-ball, softball, baseball, basketball, soccer, flag-football, and softball... Read More

Mahoney to become most tenured PUSD employee

Mahoney to become most tenured PUSD employee

May 13, 2013 | in Campus

Back in 1979 the USSR was invading Afghanistan, the Sugar Hill Gang released “Rapper’s Delight,” the graphing calculator had yet to be invented, and calculus teacher Edmund Mahoney began his career at PHS. Famous... Read More

Phallic symbol graffitied on track

April 9, 2013 | in News

In the shape of a male reproductive organ, an approximately 30 foot long stretch of black graffiti was spray-painted on Witter Field on St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Believed to have occurred between March 16... Read More

Baseball loses to Bishop O’Dowd, 14-1

Baseball loses to Bishop O’Dowd, 14-1

March 26, 2013 | in Baseball

On Friday March 22, the baseball team hosted the Bishop O’Dowd Dragons, resulting in a 14-1 loss. Going into the 3rd inning, the Highlanders kept the Dragons to only a single run, however things... Read More

Coats and crew take the football scene by storm

Coats and crew take the football scene by storm

March 20, 2013 | in Football

For the second time in three years, the men’s varsity football team will have to adjust to a new head coach. As Kevin Anderson recently was offered a... Read More

New Cal coach chooses Piedmont as home

New Cal coach chooses Piedmont as home

March 20, 2013 | in Sports

To the unfamiliar, the air raid scheme sounds like an advanced military attack-strategy, one outfitted with turrets, missiles, and supersonic fighter jets. To new UC Berkeley head football coach and Piedmont resident, Sonny Dykes,... Read More

Food service swindles students out of their money

Food service swindles students out of their money

February 25, 2013 | in Opinions

Everyday I walk into food service. Before making my way to the back of the queue, I always head to the cash register to glance over the various menu offerings and their respective prices.... Read More

Photo Galleries: Men’s Basketball Senior Night

Photo Galleries: Men’s Basketball Senior Night

February 10, 2013 | in Photo Galleries

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The senior voice: in January

The senior voice: in January

January 29, 2013 | in Senior Voice

BOOYAH! It is second semester and I am ready to party. As the days begin to warm, other students may find me casually strolling around the halls during extended “bathroom breaks,” sporting flip-flops, Hawaiian... Read More