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Wall of Honor committee plans ceremony in May

Wall of Honor committee plans ceremony in May

by | May 2, 2017

PUSD has announced a groundbreaking ceremony on May 18 for the Wall of Honor at the Chris Stevens Memorial library, which will house a database recognizing past and current service members from Piedmont. The... Read More

Forums allow discussion for three H1 design proposals

Forums allow discussion for three H1 design proposals

by | May 1, 2017

On three separate occasions in the month of April, the Piedmont community gathered for community town hall meetings to discuss school renovations with Measure H1 bond measure money. The district-organized meetings were open to... Read More

Oakland Zoo volunteer project to  revive Service Learning sentiment

Oakland Zoo volunteer project to revive Service Learning sentiment

by | May 1, 2017

Seniors will have the opportunity to participate in a morning of service by volunteering at the Oakland Zoo on May 19. This project seeks to revive the former PHS service learning program on a... Read More

Students learn about their community through service and volunteer work

Students learn about their community through service and volunteer work

by | May 1, 2017

Last year, students put in over 26,000 hours of community service, volunteering both in Piedmont and in the wider Bay Area. This year, as in previous years, students who volunteer must log hours on... Read More

Annual Reverse Evacuation drill will be held in April

Annual Reverse Evacuation drill will be held in April

by | March 28, 2017

The yearly Reverse Evacuation drill will be held on April 6, in addition to the monthly fire drills and a possible shelter-and-place drill as well. Vice principal and safety coordinator, Irma Muñoz, said that... Read More

Youth Educator discussions take off

Youth Educator discussions take off

by | March 28, 2017

On March 3, the twenty-six juniors selected to be part of the Youth Educators program (YEDs) entered middle school classrooms for the first time. The YEDs program takes current high school juniors and puts... Read More

Teachers to pilot centralized Schoology online classroom organizational system

Teachers to pilot centralized Schoology online classroom organizational system

by | March 28, 2017

Schoology, an online organizational system for teachers, students, and parents, will be piloted by four teachers during fourth quarter. If the pilot goes well, Schoology will be implemented next school year, potentially district wide,... Read More

MHS community bonds over masquerade ball fundraiser

MHS community bonds over masquerade ball fundraiser

by | March 28, 2017

Millennium High School’s ASB and Parents Club hosted the annual MHS Community Dinner on March 19 at the Piemont Veterans Hall. The fundraising event occurred from 4:30-7 p.m., and included a catered dinner, silent... Read More

Revised Healthy Kids Survey will be administered in April

by | March 7, 2017

The Healthy Kids Survey, which was set to take place Nov. 1, has been moved to late-April. The revised and expanded survey will be given to students during CAASPP testing. The Healthy Kids Survey... Read More

Mapes and Muñoz team-up to assume the role of temporary co-principals

by | March 7, 2017

Interim co-principals Irma Muñoz and Eric Mapes have taken on new roles and responsibilities during the search for a new principal. The day after former principal Brent Daniels announced his intent to leave the... Read More