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Seniors stoked for summer trips across the globe

Seniors stoked for summer trips across the globe

by | May 15, 2013

As the school year comes to a close, seniors are departing and saying their final farewells to high school, but some students want to make their last summers before college memorable. Seniors Mark Bublitz... Read More

Mahoney to become most tenured PUSD employee

Mahoney to become most tenured PUSD employee

by | May 13, 2013

Back in 1979 the USSR was invading Afghanistan, the Sugar Hill Gang released “Rapper’s Delight,” the graphing calculator had yet to be invented, and calculus teacher Edmund Mahoney began his career at PHS. Famous... Read More

Venture crew members renovate houses

by | April 22, 2013

Twice a year, Piedmont Community Service Crew does RTO (Rebuilding Together Oakland) project in which members we renovate a local low-income senior’s home over the course of two Saturdays. RTO is a non profit... Read More

Bisharat more than ‘Best Dressed 2013’

Bisharat more than ‘Best Dressed 2013’

by | April 13, 2013

You can call him the best dressed senior boy, brilliant computer programmer and mathematician, or extremely skilled magician. Even if you don’t know him, it isn’t easy to miss his well put-together attire. Senior... Read More

Non-resident students deal with long commutes

Non-resident students deal with long commutes

by | April 12, 2013

The clock strikes 7:15. You get out of bed, take a quick shower, throw some clothes on and grab something to eat. Then you’re out the door. This is a common morning routine for... Read More

Horn stars in second movie: Space Warriors

Horn stars in second movie: Space Warriors

by | April 8, 2013

Sophomore Thomas Horn will star in his second film, Space Warriors, which opens in April. Horn plays the character of Jimmy Hawkins, who fulfills his dream to go to space camp in the International... Read More

Gaming club bashes and brawls to popularity

Gaming club bashes and brawls to popularity

by | April 8, 2013

The bell rings. A flood of students walk or drive home, congregate around campus, or speed to somewhere other than school. But one group has managed to find another activity after school on campus... Read More

Senior ditch day evaluated by students, admin

by | April 8, 2013

As fourth quarter begins and the end of the school year approaches, many seniors are thinking about senior ditch day. “I think senior ditch day is an important day to sit back, relax, and... Read More

Technovation girls work on Android app

Technovation girls work on Android app

by | April 8, 2013

Female programmers at PHS are rarer than shiny Pokémon. However, one can find the proud few in the Technovation club. The girls of Technovation are programming their own cell phone app. In the Technovation... Read More

Lee-Rowlands plans gap year to travel through 7 South American countries

by | April 8, 2013

It’s four years of high school, then four more of college, right? Not for senior Graeme Lee-Rowlands, who will travel around South America for nine months before attending Quest University in Canada in 2014.... Read More