Articles by Roy Connors

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

C&CC workshops begin for juniors

C&CC workshops begin for juniors

March 2, 2016 | in News

The College and Career Center is in the process of holding college workshops for juniors from Feb. 5 to Mar. 18. Organized by College and Career Center Director Allison Bly, this is the first... Read More

Pixar’s Pete Docter shares animation experiences

January 5, 2016 | in Web

Ripping, taping and drawing on a piece of paper, Pixar executive, director, producer and six-time Academy Award nominee Pete Docter illustrated to the large crowd gathered in the Student Center how a story usually... Read More

Acapella presents winter concert

Acapella presents winter concert

December 14, 2015 | in Arts

The stained glass windows and the orderly wooden pews are a welcoming sight for audience members as they escape the crisp weather outside and begin to let the beautiful voices of the Acappella students... Read More

Oakland Strokes rows to success in Boston race

Oakland Strokes rows to success in Boston race

November 18, 2015 | in Sports

“Stroke, stroke, stroke!” The coxswain’s methodical voice echoes across the water, the rower’s paddles slice the surface of the water and the sun dips below the bay. Crew members work until their bodies are... Read More

Swallow your complaints with a whole grain muffin

Swallow your complaints with a whole grain muffin

October 28, 2015 | in Opinions

As a sardine is to a tin, students are to the lunch line. Packed into monstrous clumps, awaiting their turn in line to order lunch, students fire off complaints left and right. Maybe it... Read More