Articles by Skyler Liu

Summer programs inspire artists

Summer programs inspire artists

September 20, 2016 | in Arts

The start of summer signals the drop of the curtain on school plays and the cleaning of paintbrushes in the art room. However, many student artists continue to pursue their passions during the break.... Read More

Senior Diane Pouvesle says Bonjour to America

Senior Diane Pouvesle says Bonjour to America

September 19, 2016 | in Campus

“Hi,” said foreign exchange student, senior Diane Pouvesle, waving to a random student walking past our interview. “I don’t actually know her,” she whispers, laughing. This happened three more times as Pouvesle, who is... Read More

Piedmonters are crazy as loons… about birds

Piedmonters are crazy as loons… about birds

June 13, 2016 | in Campus

Piedmont is one popular nest. A nest for birds, that is. With the annual Birdhouse Gala on May 20 and the annual Bird Calling Contest on May 24, chirps filled the air, from Magnolia... Read More

Healthy Relationship Committee drafts new preventative guide

Healthy Relationship Committee drafts new preventative guide

May 18, 2016 | in News

PUSD’s Healthy Relationship Committee has been drafting a guide to promote healthy relationships and prevent sexual assault and teen relationship violence since fall of 2015. The passing of a series of state education bills,... Read More

Jazz and symphonic bands shine in Hollywood

Jazz and symphonic bands shine in Hollywood

May 3, 2016 | in Web

Over the weekend of April 23, the jazz and symphonic bands drove to Hollywood to compete in the WorldStrides Heritage Festival and bond at Universal Studios. The jazz band was awarded silver and the... Read More

Productions come to life this May

Productions come to life this May

April 25, 2016 | in Arts

March winds and april showers bring all the…May time plays? On May 6, senior Tyler Ellis will be presenting “[Title of Show],” and on May 13 and 14 advanced acting will be hosting their... Read More

iSocial

iSocial

March 8, 2016 | in A Closer Look

Nina Adarkar is lost in her car on the way to meet friends.  Step-by-step navigation is hard when her only directions are printed on a piece of paper… #NoiPhoneNoProblem? Since the release of the... Read More

Poetry slams the Alan Harvey with VoCo

Poetry slams the Alan Harvey with VoCo

February 8, 2016 | in Web

Crisscrossing across the theater, jumping over seats, changing up the tempo, moving his arms to the rhythm of the story, slam poet, dancer and playwright Marc Bamuthi Joseph combined poetry and motion on Jan.... Read More

Men’s soccer improves as season progresses

Men’s soccer improves as season progresses

February 1, 2016 | in Soccer

While many students’ winters are filled with sipping hot chocolate and cozy snuggies, the men’s varsity soccer team’s winter is filled with dirty cleats, nighttime practices and intense games. Already more than half way... Read More

Students sing tribute to Pentatonix

Students sing tribute to Pentatonix

December 14, 2015 | in Arts

Over four thousand views. Six weeks. Thirty songs. Six minutes and twelve seconds. Eleven singers. One Youtube video. One shared love for the acapella group, Pentatonix. After seeing Pentatonix in concert in February, “Pentaholics”... Read More