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Exiting faculty necessitates extensive hiring process

Exiting faculty necessitates extensive hiring process

by | May 23, 2017

The PUSD administration has begun the process of hiring new teachers to fill the positions of the nine teachers at PHS and MHS who will leave their positions at the end of the school... Read More

School Board introduces new PHS Principal Adam Littlefield

School Board introduces new PHS Principal Adam Littlefield

by | May 23, 2017

On Wednesday, April 26, the Board of Education of the Piedmont Unified School District voted unanimously to appoint Adam Littlefield as the new Principal for Piedmont High School, effective July 1. Q: What do... Read More

Students and staff seek positive steps forward

Students and staff seek positive steps forward

by and | May 23, 2017

In response to the May 8 assembly addressing the anti-semitic behavior and hateful aftermath, the Share Y(our) Voice club hosted an event in the Alan Harvey Theatre to allow any students to share their... Read More

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