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Mock trial suits up for another eventful year

Mock trial suits up for another eventful year

by | October 29, 2012

In an Alameda County courtroom, a well dressed attorney defends their client from hit and run charges. The attorney questions witnesses, speaks to the judge, and debates the prosecuting attorney, all with the formality... Read More

Juniors take a trip to the twenties

by | October 29, 2012

This December all juniors will be given the chance to take a trip to the 1920’s and experience a party that Gatsby would approve of for a grade in both their english and history... Read More

Google applications connect students and teachers

by | October 29, 2012

A new policy allows teachers to access students’ google applications, as online relationships between students and teachers increase. Google Applications is an online site that allow students to organize their academic life. There is... Read More

PHS celebrates Mole Day

PHS celebrates Mole Day

by | October 24, 2012

It is not often that one will see frosting and sprinkles littering the Honors Chemistry desks. Mole Day is that one day of the year that this does happen. According to moleday.org, Mole Day... Read More

Ex-chef Sears celebrates birth of daughter

Ex-chef Sears celebrates birth of daughter

by | October 22, 2012

Raina Morgan Sears, the daughter of Aaron Sears, PHS’s former food service chef, was born on Sept. 13, 2012 at 7:02 A.M. “Raina has changed my life in every way imaginable,” Sears said. “I’m... Read More

Accomplishments of actors displayed in documentary of Oklahoma! musical

by | October 22, 2012

A documentary of the production of this year’s musical, Oklahoma!, will be made to capture the process of a high school musical. Producer of the documentary Art Hsieh is working with Oklahoma! director Amy... Read More

Leskowski leaves to serve on jury duty: How will her absence affect her spanish classes?

Leskowski leaves to serve on jury duty: How will her absence affect her spanish classes?

by | October 22, 2012

Spanish teacher Virginia Leskowski is taking a month long leave of absence for jury duty, leaving her students to settle in with a substitute teacher. To be on jury duty, one has to be... Read More

Meet M’Lisa, the new head chef

Meet M’Lisa, the new head chef

by | October 5, 2012

M’Lisa Kelley is the new Executive Chef of The Piper Café. Kelley said her cooking reflect the seasons, and what is available locally. “We now have a menu that changes daily and reflects my... Read More

Academic Integrity Night premieres for PHS and PMS

by | October 5, 2012

A panel of staff from Piedmont Middle School and Piedmont High participated in the first-ever Academic Integrity Night on Thursday, Sep 20. Moderator Stephanie Rafanelli, a Piedmont parent and educational consultant, said that the... Read More

PHS remembers Rohmer’s smile

PHS remembers Rohmer’s smile

by | October 1, 2012

Science teacher Eileen Rohmer died on Sunday September 16 after a two year battle with cancer. Rohmer taught physical science and honors chemistry at PHS for seven years. Rohmer was diagnosed with breast cancer... Read More