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Spanish classes donate time and bracelets to charity

Spanish classes donate time and bracelets to charity

by | February 7, 2017

Beaded bracelets. In most people’s lives they are trinkets, souvenirs to be bought and never worn or small gifts from friends. However, to the Spanish III classes and to the organization they aided for... Read More

English teachers strive to diversify reading curriculum

English teachers strive to diversify reading curriculum

by | February 7, 2017

Shakespeare, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Steinbeck­­—we all know the drill. Our parents, and maybe even our parent’s parents, have likely read the same books that are commonly required reads in high schools nationwide today. However, as... Read More

Gross-Whitaker returns from a semester abroad in China

Gross-Whitaker returns from a semester abroad in China

by | February 7, 2017

Junior year: challenging classes, looming standardized tests, college pressures…the list never ends. For junior Kate Gross-Whitaker, these expectations fueled a fire to leave the country. Gross-Whitaker spent her fall semester abroad in Beijing, China... Read More

Alexander Parisi: 5,000 miles from home and loving it

Alexander Parisi: 5,000 miles from home and loving it

by | December 21, 2016

From the sandy shores of Lac Como, Italy, junior Alex Parisi arrived at the foggy city of San Francisco in August of this year. He moved to Piedmont with his mom and older sister,... Read More

Students get creative on Instagram

Students get creative on Instagram

by | December 21, 2016

The rise of social media platforms, such as Instagram, and the improvement of cell phone cameras has led to a rise in student photography. At PHS alone, there are at least three photography Instagram... Read More

Meet Me @ Ba-Bite

Meet Me @ Ba-Bite

by and | December 21, 2016

Location: 3905 Piedmont Avenue Hours: Fri – Sat – 11a.m.–9:00p.m. Sun – Tue, Thu – 11a.m.–8:30p.m. Wed – closed People say they crave sushi, Chinese food, pizza, a burger, but when was the last... Read More

Anne Aldridge-Peacock still changing lives, 2o years later

Anne Aldridge-Peacock still changing lives, 2o years later

by | December 21, 2016

Gathered around a table, a dozen or so teenage faces desperately turn toward her. Fixated upon this woman as if she were their saving grace, these homeless and pregnant teenagers roam the streets of... Read More

Behind the scenes of Special Education, Part 2

Behind the scenes of Special Education, Part 2

by | December 21, 2016

THREE PILLARS Special education also goes beyond the classroom, extending into the spheres of socialization and physical education. Adaptive P.E. teacher Raul Jorcino believes that everybody has three pillars of their well-being—cognitive, emotional and... Read More

Meet Me @ Piedmont Ave. Seasonal Drinks

Meet Me @ Piedmont Ave. Seasonal Drinks

by and | November 29, 2016

Tis the season of foggy mornings, falling leaves, frosty windows, never ending songs about Rudolph, bundling in your significant other’s sweatshirt, last seasons Uggs and of course, warm holiday seasonal drinks. As the countdown... Read More

Mock Trial prepares for upcoming competition season

Mock Trial prepares for upcoming competition season

by | November 29, 2016

“Mock Trial is a cult,” senior Eva Mills said. At the beginning every meeting, a student formally introduces themself by saying “Good afternoon your honor” in a loud, demanding voice. History teacher David Keller... Read More