Articles by Sara Siqueira

Teitelbaum shoots for the ‘Zenith’ with new robotics team

Teitelbaum shoots for the ‘Zenith’ with new robotics team

September 19, 2017 | in Campus

Student engineers spill ideas for the optimal robot onto a whiteboard. Their two dimensional visualizations come to life, step by step, as the screws join sections, the gears grind, and finally the controller sends... 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

Meet Power Beez, the New PHS Vocal Trio

Meet Power Beez, the New PHS Vocal Trio

September 18, 2017 | in Arts

A vocal trio. An acoustic band. An acoustic trio. Or an acoustic, vocal trio, ensemble. All definitions that seniors Maggie Lucas, Ko Narter, and Kay Sibal have given to their singing group, the Power... Read More

A glance beyond Rygg as a model and a student

A glance beyond Rygg as a model and a student

May 23, 2017 | in Arts

The sound of ten feet running towards senior Lea Rygg caught her attention as she paid the cashier for her ice cream at a local gas station. A woman with her two dogs, muddy... Read More

Students and staff seek positive steps forward

Students and staff seek positive steps forward

May 23, 2017 | in News

In response to the May 8 assembly addressing the anti-semitic behavior and hateful aftermath, the Share Y(our) Voice club hosted an event in the Alan Harvey Theatre to allow any students to share their... Read More

Congresswoman Barbara Lee visits PHS to surprise the winner of California District 13 Congressional Art Competition

Congresswoman Barbara Lee visits PHS to surprise the winner of California District 13 Congressional Art Competition

May 12, 2017 | in Web

Congresswoman Barbara Lee visited PHS Friday, May 12 to personally congratulate and surprise the California District 13 winner of the Congressional Art Competition, junior Edwyna Zhu. The Congressional Art Competition is a nationwide visual arts... Read More

Oakland Zoo volunteer project to  revive Service Learning sentiment

Oakland Zoo volunteer project to revive Service Learning sentiment

May 1, 2017 | in News

Seniors will have the opportunity to participate in a morning of service by volunteering at the Oakland Zoo on May 19. This project seeks to revive the former PHS service learning program on a... Read More

Girls hack through the glass ceiling

Girls hack through the glass ceiling

March 7, 2017 | in Campus

The sounds of urgent clicks on keyboards and soft chatter fill the room. The group of girls focus, each working on their own creation, yet all striving to become more experienced coders. After hours... Read More

Orenstein and Voice Cooperative team up to educate community

Orenstein and Voice Cooperative team up to educate community

February 16, 2017 | in Web

“Can there be true equality in the classroom and the boardroom if there isn’t in the bedroom?” author Peggy Orenstein said in her bestselling book, Girls and Sex. On Feb. 14, Orenstein, a Voice... Read More

Piedmont schools adopt Next Generation Science Standards

Piedmont schools adopt Next Generation Science Standards

December 21, 2016 | in News

PUSD’s science department is currently in the process of adopting the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), a state-led effort to improve students’ understanding of science concepts. Physics teacher Glen Melnik and the other PHS... Read More