Articles by Sara Siqueira

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

Hodgkinson designs her future around fashion

Hodgkinson designs her future around fashion

November 29, 2016 | in Arts

The neutral-colored fabric dances with every step as the audience filled with famous individuals admires the outfit. From the media risers she snaps a photo and tries to capture the liveliness of the fabric... Read More

Cheruiyot brings inspiration to Piedmont

Cheruiyot brings inspiration to Piedmont

November 22, 2016 | in Web

From a slum in Kenya to Stanford University. From walking miles to collect water to learning to drive a car. From borrowing his teacher’s textbook in order to do homework to studying at the... Read More

College and Career Center helps students shape future plans

College and Career Center helps students shape future plans

November 1, 2016 | in Campus

A student stares at a blank Google document trying to think of how to answer the question of how they have benefited their school in a way that will not bore an admissions officer,... Read More