Articles by Renzo Downey

AP artists submit 24-piece portfolios

AP artists submit 24-piece portfolios

April 24, 2015 | in Arts

While most AP students prepare for their AP testing in mid-May, AP 2-D and 3D Studio Art students will instead assemble their portfolios for submission by May 7. According to the College Board, the... Read More

PCC annual Mexico trip makes giving back infectuous

PCC annual Mexico trip makes giving back infectuous

April 23, 2015 | in Campus

Battling sun, illness and exhaustion, 274 students traveled to Tijuana, Mexico, during spring break for the annual Piedmont Community Church Mexico Trip, where they built houses for poor families. For eight weeks, Rev. Scott... Read More

Bly to replace Brod beginning May 1

Bly to replace Brod beginning May 1

March 25, 2015 | in Web

The Parent’s Board has announced that Allison Bly will fill Sandi Brod’s role at the College and Career Center starting May 1, completing the almost 10-month search for a replacement. Bly served as a... Read More

Badminton makes cuts

March 18, 2015 | in Sports

Due to increasing popularity since the team started three years ago, the badminton team was forced to cut one third of its prospective athletes this season. A record 48 students tried out for the... Read More

Badminton makes cuts

March 18, 2015 | in Campus

Due to increasing popularity since the team started three years ago, the badminton team was forced to cut one third of its prospective athletes this season. A record 48 students tried out for the... Read More

Highland Piper continues publication for second year

Highland Piper continues publication for second year

February 25, 2015 | in Campus

The school’s literary magazine will return for its seventh installment this June, marking the second year into a comeback from a two year hiatus. The Highland Piper is an annual collection of essays, poetry,... Read More

Science faculty attend conference to discuss new standards

Science faculty attend conference to discuss new standards

January 30, 2015 | in News

The science department and other PUSD faculty attended the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference in Long Beach, CA from Dec. 4 to 6 to learn about the implementation of Next Generation Science... Read More

No options are a real oppurtunity cost

No options are a real oppurtunity cost

November 4, 2014 | in Opinions

Every day, students walk into civics and econ, and every day, students are held back from pursuing their interests. To better prepare students for college, the school should offer AP Economics and AP Government... Read More

UrbanPlan develops to nationwide project

UrbanPlan develops to nationwide project

November 4, 2014 | in Campus

Building with LEGOs and dressing up. It sounds like a children’s play-date, except it happens in 140 high school classrooms and 16 universities. In economics, seniors act out the roles of a development team... Read More

Mulberry’s builds new home on Piedmont Avenue

Mulberry’s builds new home on Piedmont Avenue

October 14, 2014 | in News

With the same brown awnings and familiar name, Mulberry’s is opening a new store along Piedmont Avenue. Unlike the original, Mulberry’s Market co-owners Chad Olcott and his wife, Laura Pochop, will not be establishing... Read More