Articles by Yianni Gougoumis

Senior boys enjoy end of year BBQ

Senior boys enjoy end of year BBQ

May 8, 2013 | in Photo Galleries

The senior boys held their end of year BBQ at the Piedmont Community Center on Sunday, May 6. Fathers and sons socialized while enjoying snacks and refreshments. Ping pong tables and a badminton court... Read More

Early graduation expands options

May 8, 2013 | in News

Two PHS students recently graduated early, instead of graduating in the traditional four years. “I always wanted to go to MHS instead of PHS, but my parents had the wrong impression of MHS and... Read More

Recent shootings across the nation spark discussion

March 25, 2013 | in A Closer Look

In past years there have been pushes for tighter gun control laws after the Virginia Tech shooting in 2007, the Tucson shooting in 2010, and the Colorado movie theater shooting in July 2012. But... Read More

CCA glass blowing class for art students

March 20, 2013 | in Arts

The California College of the Arts (CCA) recently held a class that was specifically for PHS students to learn the art of glass blowing. Four class sessions occurred and each session lasted for four... Read More

With scrimmage win over CPS, baseball ready for spring campaign

With scrimmage win over CPS, baseball ready for spring campaign

February 24, 2013 | in Baseball

The varsity baseball team cruised to an easy win in their scrimmage Feb. 23 against College Preparatory School with a 14-4 victory. The Highlanders scored 4 runs in the bottom of the first inning,... Read More

Men’s soccer learns from tough season, women’s hopes for success in playoffs

Men’s soccer learns from tough season, women’s hopes for success in playoffs

February 12, 2013 | in Soccer

The men’s and women’s varsity soccer teams are playing in a new league, the WAAC 12. Both teams are preparing for the playoffs that are around the corner in February. The women’s soccer team has... Read More

Breakfast Club toasts to first period with pancakes

Breakfast Club toasts to first period with pancakes

January 7, 2013 | in Campus

Students with a free first period often sleep in and come late to school, but now there is a reason to arrive at school early. Every other week during a free first period the... Read More

Senior voice: in December

Senior voice: in December

December 17, 2012 | in Senior Voice

I was not the senior typing furiously on my essay that could not even take a 2-minute break because the deadline for my college application was due that night. That phenomenon of procrastination affects... Read More

Students imprisoned at Homecoming

Students imprisoned at Homecoming

November 14, 2012 | in Opinions

 I have been at this dance for over an hour and the music is starting to get irritating, as I hear the familiar pop songs that have been overplayed. I forgot to eat dinner earlier,... Read More

Afong to host “Piedmont’s got talent” fundraiser

October 22, 2012 | in Arts

On October 26th, the first ever “Piedmont’s Got Talent” performance will be premiering at 7:30 P.M. in the Allan Harvey Theater. This talent show will also be the first completely student-run production. Senior Greg... Read More