Articles by Tatum Burnett

Athletes train in summer

Athletes train in summer

May 12, 2015 | in Sports

Relaxing by the pool, eating an ice cream cone, binging on Netflix; for most, summer is a calming break, a time to lose commitments and just relax. For some dedicated athletes, however, the vacation... Read More

Service learning concludes second year May 22

Service learning concludes second year May 22

May 12, 2015 | in Campus

As the service learning program nears the conclusion of its second year, its leaders prepare for the final projects on May 22 and reflect on the success and challenges of the still budding program.... Read More

Debate concludes second season

Debate concludes second season

April 23, 2015 | in Campus

Critical thinking, communication skills, teamwork, expressing yourself, acting, getting up in someone’s grill. All are used to describe aspects of the debate team, which does much more than just debate. Having just ended a... Read More

Shoot down loose laws

Shoot down loose laws

February 25, 2015 | in Opinions

Evacuation procedures, fences to keep out shooters, teachers having to decide if they will throw themselves in front of a bullet or not, strangers with semi-automatic weapons ready to take out an entire classroom. ... Read More

Social Psych classes pilot Open Session

Social Psych classes pilot Open Session

February 25, 2015 | in Campus

Ten-minute passing period, 15-minute brunch, 30-minute lunch. While students may enjoy their breaks to decompose and share a laugh in between classes,  a deep and meaningful conversation can be rare. Principal Brent Daniels acknowledges... Read More

Senior girl spreads cheer

Senior girl spreads cheer

January 30, 2015 | in Campus

The street is empty as a mysterious figure quickly makes her way up the steps of the house. She stealthily drops a crisp envelope into the mailbox and dashes away, making sure she is... Read More

Acapella performs at Winter Concert

Acapella performs at Winter Concert

January 11, 2015 | in Web

The Piedmont High School Acapella choir held their Winter Concert on December 17 at the Cathedral of Christ the Light, and was led by music director Joseph Piazza. The choir, which was joined by... Read More

Rivalries motivate teams

Rivalries motivate teams

December 4, 2014 | in Sports

The Yankees and the Red Sox, Cal and Stanford, the Celtics and the Lakers. Every team, professional, college or high school, has a rival –that victory that tastes the sweetest and that loss that... Read More

Soap Club commemorates Rohmer

Soap Club commemorates Rohmer

December 4, 2014 | in Campus

The Soap Club is working to promote exceptional science while commemorating one of Piedmont’s late staff members by mixing chemistry and business. “In the club we make soap, so that involves a lot of... Read More

Work load burdens student, administration to tackle and reduce stress

Work load burdens student, administration to tackle and reduce stress

November 4, 2014 | in News

Students must learn to balance a rigorous homework load while participating in multiple extracurricular activities, leaving them stressed and overwhelmed. However with a new schedule and open forums discussing homework; teachers, administrators and parents... Read More