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PHS welcomes new campus supervisor Michael Bell

PHS welcomes new campus supervisor Michael Bell

by | November 13, 2012

Michael Bell is the new attendance clerk and campus supervisor at PHS. “I started working here during the second week of October,” Bell said. Before PHS, Bell worked at Havens Elementary School as a... Read More

Mock election echoes national election

Mock election echoes national election

by | November 13, 2012

President Barack Obama emerged as the victor in the annual mock election held for the entire school on Oct 30, echoing the rest of the country’s sentiments. All propositions on the ballot were passed... Read More

PHS announces 2013 National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Students

PHS announces 2013 National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Students

by | November 5, 2012

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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