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MHS Career Day

MHS Career Day

by | February 6, 2018

On Jan. 23 during tutorial, MHS hosted its first career day. MHS principal Shannon Fierro said that while PHS Career Day is effective, it lacks presenters who chose a path other than a four-year... Read More

Physics teacher Gauri Desai resigns

Physics teacher Gauri Desai resigns

by | February 6, 2018

Physics teacher Gauri Desai had her last day of teaching on Friday, Jan. 19, after she told her class and administration she was resigning. Desai’s husband got a job in Ventura, prompting her family... Read More

Youth Educators gain new faculty leaders

Youth Educators gain new faculty leaders

by | February 6, 2018

Lead. Explore. Ask. Respond. Navigate. This is an acronym this year’s YEDs came up with together to lay the foundation for an amazing program. Acting teacher Kim Taylor and Social Psychology teacher Anne Aldridge-Peacock... Read More

School district discusses possible budget cuts at Feb. 1 workshop

School district discusses possible budget cuts at Feb. 1 workshop

by | February 6, 2018

On Thursday Feb. 1 PUSD held a budget workshop to discuss the possibility and implications of budget cuts. For the 2017-2018 school year, the district is scheduled to spend $1 million more than it... Read More

Math teacher resigns after one semester; administration works to fill position

Math teacher resigns after one semester; administration works to fill position

by | January 16, 2018

Math teacher Lisa Holmes resigned on Jan. 8 due to personal family reasons and PHS administration posted the job on Jan. 9 to find a permanent replacement in the math department, principal Adam Littlefield... Read More

Winter Ball moves to Richmond Country Club

Winter Ball moves to Richmond Country Club

by | January 16, 2018

For the past two years, ASB has chosen Sequoyah Country Club as the Winter Ball venue. However, this year it will be held at the Richmond Country Club on Jan. 27, senior class president... Read More

Schoology Update

Schoology Update

by | January 16, 2018

This semester, PHS expects all teachers maintain an active presence on Schoology, a learning management platform that allows teachers to post assignments and grades, according to an email sent to teachers. At a bare... Read More

Administration works to increase collaboration between MHS and PHS

Administration works to increase collaboration between MHS and PHS

by | January 16, 2018

The new administrations in PUSD are making an effort to make Millenium High School and Piedmont High School more integrated so that students can use the advantages from both schools even though they only... Read More

School water fountains tested for lead content

School water fountains tested for lead content

by | January 16, 2018

UPDATE: Out of the 29 total water sources in the district, only six tested positive for traces of lead, although none of the sources exceeded the legal limit, according to EBMUD’s test results. One water... Read More

Lower 30s building restrooms closed due to students vaping

Lower 30s building restrooms closed due to students vaping

by | January 16, 2018

The administration received reports from students through Speak Up, the online anonymous access form, that students have been vaping in the men’s restrooms on the lower floor of the 30s building, assistant principal Eric... Read More