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Food Deserts Cripple Communities

Food Deserts Cripple Communities

by | December 11, 2017

Cars bustle through the neighborhood without stopping. Gas stations and liquor stores fill street after street. The windows crammed with salty goods, canned goods, fatty goods: crunchy chips, sugary soda, captivating candy, and indescribable... Read More

New history teacher Michael Sandberg to begin student instruction on Dec. 11

New history teacher Michael Sandberg to begin student instruction on Dec. 11

by | December 11, 2017

On Nov. 27, an email from principal Adam Littlefield announced the hire of Michael Sandberg to fill the vacancy left in the history department when history teacher Mark Cowherd resigned. Sandberg will begin teaching... Read More

What ‘Sup with Suppiger: Fat-free Friday Fest

What ‘Sup with Suppiger: Fat-free Friday Fest

by | December 11, 2017

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Singh educates and empowers students

Singh educates and empowers students

by | November 13, 2017

Educational consultant and activist Natasha Singh helped organize events and workshops in PUSD to educate students about healthy relationships, consent, and diversity. This year, Singh launched monthly workshops for freshmen girls and boys, which... Read More

Spanish I celebrates Day of the Dead

Spanish I celebrates Day of the Dead

by | November 13, 2017

Altars. Local students. Live performance. Celebration. The Spanish 1 class taught by Spanish teacher Joanne Guillén went to the Oakland Museum of California on Oct. 26 to see the Day of the Dead performance... Read More

Spanish I celebrates Day of the Dead

Spanish I celebrates Day of the Dead

by | November 13, 2017

$66 million will buy one new theater, one STEAM building, and a remodel of PHS. When the citizens of Piedmont passed Measure H1 a year ago, the journey to a new school began. After... Read More

Superintendent Randall Booker responds:

Superintendent Randall Booker responds:

by and | November 8, 2017

What did the investigation process look like? “Two recent graduates came forward to connect with Eric Mapes to report their experiences with Cowherd during the Europe Trip last spring. As they were expressing their... Read More

What’s ‘Sup with suppiger: You are not totally free at 18

What’s ‘Sup with suppiger: You are not totally free at 18

by | October 17, 2017

All 18-year-old students who want to excuse themselves from school must have their parents sign an agreement. This privilege can be revoked at any time by the administration if they find the student is... Read More

Meet the new national merit scholar semifinalists

Meet the new national merit scholar semifinalists

by | October 17, 2017

The National Merit Scholarship Competition recognized six Piedmont seniors as National Merit Scholars on Sept. 13.David Yu, Rohan Srivastava, Mira Tellegen, Ellie Coleman,  Eva Hunter, and Julia Kucirek received Merit Scholarship honors. In order... Read More

Freshman Sam Eisenbach excels among seniors

Freshman Sam Eisenbach excels among seniors

by | October 17, 2017

Find dy/dx if y=7x+9sin(3-x^2) The teacher lifted her hand off the board and stepped away. The upperclassmen in fifth period AP Calculus AB stared at it, desperately trying to figure out how to solve... Read More