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Fierro brings new ideas as MHS principal

Fierro brings new ideas as MHS principal

by | September 19, 2017

From the tin of granola bars on her side table to the princess bandaids in her bottom drawer to the colorful children’s paintings that adorn her walls, new MHS principal Shannon Fierro has already... Read More

Teitelbaum shoots for the ‘Zenith’ with new robotics team

Teitelbaum shoots for the ‘Zenith’ with new robotics team

by | September 19, 2017

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

Mahoney says goodbye to teaching after 38 years

Mahoney says goodbye to teaching after 38 years

by | May 23, 2017

Math teacher Edmund Mahoney has not always been the sarcastic, unique math teacher who Piedmonters know today. After Mahoney moved to Oakland at age 12, he said that his journey in the Oakland School... Read More

Junior State of America debates over social justice issues

Junior State of America debates over social justice issues

by | May 23, 2017

Nearly 200 high school students pack into a small room to sing karaoke to songs from “High School Musical” and Taylor Swift. From the energy, fun and camaraderie generated, one could never guess that... Read More

Willats plans for year long trip across Europe

Willats plans for year long trip across Europe

by | May 23, 2017

From the poverty ridden streets of India to the far reaching horizons of the Great Wall of China, science teacher Andy Willats has touched nearly every corner of the world, by traveling to over... Read More

Students transfer across campus to MHS

by | May 23, 2017

A towering white building with bright windows overlooks Magnolia Ave. PHS students may enter it for computer or art classes, but usually never more. Even though it only sits across the way from PHS,... Read More

Maker Faire: full S.T.E.A.M ahead

Maker Faire: full S.T.E.A.M ahead

by | May 1, 2017

The annual Piedmont Mini Maker Faire returned for the fourth time to the PHS campus on April 23. Projects were shown in the quad, the library, student center, and the computer lab. Piedmont Makers... Read More

Feminism Club promotes equality within the community

Feminism Club promotes equality within the community

by | May 1, 2017

Light blue hats bob along with the current of students making their way to class, buoys caught in the rapids. These hats, labeled “Feminist” in white lettering, have become a PHS phenomenon, with wearers... Read More

ASB dodgeball tournament rallies school spirit

ASB dodgeball tournament rallies school spirit

by | May 1, 2017

Dodge, duck, dip, dive, dodge. These are the five rules of dodgeball that were followed during the dodgeball tournament that started April 19 in the Binks Gym during lunch. The annual dodgeball tournament is... Read More

DeBare and Bloomfield explore Jewish history

DeBare and Bloomfield explore Jewish history

by | May 1, 2017

Standing at the infamous train tracks at Birkenau, a World War II death camp in Poland, seniors Danny DeBare and Cole Bloomfield try to distinguish the boundaries of the ruins of barracks, gas chambers... Read More