Articles by Roy Connors

Students explore Washington D.C. over break

Students explore Washington D.C. over break

March 7, 2017 | in Campus

Two thousand four hundred twenty nine miles from home, Piedmont students might find themselves wondering how they ended up walking through the National Mall with students from all around the country. The answer: Close... Read More

Basketball shoots for success

Basketball shoots for success

February 7, 2017 | in Basketball

As one of the most successful basketball coaches of the 20th century said, “The eight laws of learning are explanation, demonstration, imitation, repetition, repetition, repetition, repetition.” The PHS basketball program has been taking some... Read More

Anne Aldridge-Peacock still changing lives, 2o years later

Anne Aldridge-Peacock still changing lives, 2o years later

December 21, 2016 | in Campus

Gathered around a table, a dozen or so teenage faces desperately turn toward her. Fixated upon this woman as if she were their saving grace, these homeless and pregnant teenagers roam the streets of... Read More

Teams promote their games on social media

November 3, 2016 | in Sports

“Ping!” A notification pops up on the phone of 500 students simultaneously. The screens all read the same thing: “You have been invited to the event: Maul the Mariners.” Facebook events such as this... Read More

Speaker Series educates students and community

Speaker Series educates students and community

October 11, 2016 | in News

The Piedmont Unified School District and Piedmont Adult School’s Education Speaker Series has started up again for the 2016-2017 school year. There will be seven speakers this year and one screening of a documentary... Read More

Racing against time

Racing against time

September 20, 2016 | in A Closer Look

Bump, set, spike! A phrase one would expect to hear shouted from the mouths of high school girls. However, at one point in time Piedmont high school also had a Men’s volleyball team and... Read More

Large student turnout yields energetic election day

Large student turnout yields energetic election day

June 1, 2016 | in Web

A swarm of students clogged up the breezeway as they awaited their turn in a seemingly never-ending line. On Friday, May 27, students cast their vote for ASB and class president for the upcoming... Read More

Artists trade pens for paintbrushes

Artists trade pens for paintbrushes

May 18, 2016 | in Arts

Hours upon hours spent sketching, building, designing, drawing, painting, sculpting. For seniors Olivier Suter-Ternynck, Gabe Crown, and Oliver Hsu, hard work and dedication to art has payed off, as they will be attending art... Read More

A style “Inspired by a collage of never before seen outfits”

A style “Inspired by a collage of never before seen outfits”

April 25, 2016 | in Campus

Scrolling through “Tumblr-famous” Ian Connor’s instagram, clicking the little heart in the corner of every picture, his jaws drop in awe of Connor’s sense of style. Senior Cardell Mike is inspired by a collage... Read More

Softball program booms with double the players

Softball program booms with double the players

April 25, 2016 | in Softball

This year on the softball field, there have been twice the number of at-bats, twice the number of cheers, and twice the number of teams in the Piedmont softball program. The softball program has... Read More