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DeBare and Bloomfield explore Jewish history

DeBare and Bloomfield explore Jewish history

by | April 26, 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... Read More

Raul Jorcino blends physical education and art

Raul Jorcino blends physical education and art

by | March 28, 2017

The anticipation etched on the 10-year-olds’ faces was that of pure childish delight. They stood huddled in a circle around a figure stationed in the middle of the elementary school field—a halo of devotees.... Read More

Home Base coffee carts roll towards success

Home Base coffee carts roll towards success

by | March 28, 2017

The coffee cart rolls through the hallways, twisting and turning as it moves from classroom to classroom. The operators sell three types of coffee to their customers, the teachers. During every tutorial period since... Read More

Aquarium club creates ripples among students

Aquarium club creates ripples among students

by | March 28, 2017

A glowing bowl filled with aquatic plants. A lamp just above as the light source. An informative poster in the background. Students are attentively gathered around a lunchtime presentation, their eyes fixed upon the... Read More

Students embark on annual Mexico mission trip

Students embark on annual Mexico mission trip

by | March 28, 2017

The Piedmont Community Church’s annual Mexican mission trip will transport over 300 PHS students to build 18 houses in Tijuana this coming spring break. “The hundreds of volunteers work all day in their [construction]... Read More

Summer Internships

by | March 7, 2017

Summer Internship List (2017) Science: UC Berkeley College of Chemistry: http://chemistry.berkeley.edu/ http://chemistry.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/syip-app-english-phase-2.pdf http://chemistry.berkeley.edu/gold/syip (Applications have been open since August 1, no deadline specified) Berkeley Lab internships: http://www.lbl.gov/Education/CSEE/ Lawrence Livermore National Lab internships: https://internships.llnl.gov/ Sandia... Read More

Girls hack through the glass ceiling

Girls hack through the glass ceiling

by | March 7, 2017

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

Students explore Washington D.C. over break

Students explore Washington D.C. over break

by | March 7, 2017

Two thousand four hundred twenty nine miles from home, Piedmont students might find themselves wondering how they ended up walking through the National Mall with students from all around the country. The answer: Close... Read More

High Adventure Crew builds connections and confidence

High Adventure Crew builds connections and confidence

by | March 7, 2017

Imagine waking up to the sound of the nearby ocean, looking out from the cliffs, and watching the sunrise over the towering trees nearby. High Adventure Crew (HAC) president senior Nina Adarkar experienced such... Read More

Williamson tunes in to the arts community on and off stage

Williamson tunes in to the arts community on and off stage

by | March 7, 2017

As junior T.H. Williamson spins the dials on his large silver amp, the sound filling the room goes from the background noise at a country rodeo, to the harmonizing ballad of a independent rom-com,... Read More