Articles by Samantha Fanger

It’s okay to have your head in the clouds.

It’s okay to have your head in the clouds.

October 17, 2017 | in A Closer Look

With so many assignments to do and places to be, it can be difficult for students to find the time to unwind. We take a closer look at how having downtime affects us in... Read More

Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream

Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream

October 17, 2017 | in Meet Me @

Butterbeer, Persian lime and curry, and secret breakfast are just a few of Humphry Slocombe’s signature ice cream flavors. Housed in a shipping container structure, this ice cream shop describes itself as a “bizarre,... Read More

I am still driving in circles

I am still driving in circles

October 17, 2017 | in Opinions

It’s 7:55 a.m. and after driving around for the past 11 minutes, there is still nowhere to park. Spot after spot is either taken or marked as a resident or “permit A” space. I... Read More

Computer classes close to goal of gender balance

October 17, 2017 | in News

The gender balance in computers courses at PHS reached a 45 percent female to 55 percent male ratio this year, the closest yet to the goal of equilibrium. Computers teacher Nathan Mattix and computers... Read More

Here and There

Here and There

September 19, 2017 | in A Closer Look

While Measure H1 will impact the way our school looks, ten new teachers will impact the way our school learns. As we adjust to the new changes and new faces in our school, let’s... Read More

Friday Fest 2017 Photo Gallery

Friday Fest 2017 Photo Gallery

September 5, 2017 | in Web

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School Board introduces new PHS Principal Adam Littlefield

School Board introduces new PHS Principal Adam Littlefield

May 23, 2017 | in News

On Wednesday, April 26, the Board of Education of the Piedmont Unified School District voted unanimously to appoint Adam Littlefield as the new Principal for Piedmont High School, effective July 1. Q: What do... Read More

Day on the Green 2017 Photo Gallery

Day on the Green 2017 Photo Gallery

May 22, 2017 | in Photo Galleries

Ramona Jasman-Rios (right), sophomore: I didn’t really want to go to Day on the Green, but I was dragged here by my friends. I’m a good artist and I’m stuck here doing Henna. Max... Read More

Photo Gallery: Signing Day

Photo Gallery: Signing Day

May 17, 2017 | in Photo Galleries

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Athletics:  giving teams the financial boost

Athletics: giving teams the financial boost

March 28, 2017 | in A Closer Look

The early spring sun glints off of a lacrosse helmet, illuminates the perspiration on a track athlete’s forehead, bounces past a swimmer’s elbow, flies past a birdie in Binks Gym and finally lands on... Read More