Articles by Sara Siqueira

Pen pal letters connect Piedmont and Japanese students

Pen pal letters connect Piedmont and Japanese students

January 16, 2018 | in Campus

Details about Shinto burial customs, an explanation of the attached condensed milk candy, offers of a place to stay when visiting Japan. These are all snippets of letters exchanged between 14 to 15-year-old U.S.... Read More

Math teacher resigns after one semester; administration works to fill position

Math teacher resigns after one semester; administration works to fill position

January 16, 2018 | in News

Math teacher Lisa Holmes resigned on Jan. 8 due to personal family reasons and PHS administration posted the job on Jan. 9 to find a permanent replacement in the math department, principal Adam Littlefield... Read More

Meet Me @Julie’s

Meet Me @Julie’s

December 11, 2017 | in Meet Me @

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Legacy encourages inequity

Legacy encourages inequity

December 11, 2017 | in Opinions

One student’s family came to America in the 1850s and has gone to Ivy League schools for generations. Another’s parents immigrated to the U.S. after receiving a college education. Both work hard for their... Read More

Singh educates and empowers students

Singh educates and empowers students

November 13, 2017 | in News

Educational consultant and activist Natasha Singh helped organize events and workshops in PUSD to educate students about healthy relationships, consent, and diversity. This year, Singh launched monthly workshops for freshmen girls and boys, which... Read More

Superintendent Randall Booker responds:

Superintendent Randall Booker responds:

November 8, 2017 | in News

What did the investigation process look like? “Two recent graduates came forward to connect with Eric Mapes to report their experiences with Cowherd during the Europe Trip last spring. As they were expressing their... 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

Disney makes a splash as water polo team captain

Disney makes a splash as water polo team captain

October 17, 2017 | in Water Polo

Game day arrives and senior Annika Disney goes through her routine. She wears a Piedmont visor to school, the same one she has been wearing for four years, sings Kanye West for the whole... Read More

Senior Picnic Photo Gallery

Senior Picnic Photo Gallery

October 4, 2017 | in Web

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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