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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

Hackers hijack PUSD website

Hackers hijack PUSD website

by | October 1, 2012

The PUSD website was hacked by a group known as “Team Infected” on Sunday, Sept. 23. The hacked website displayed computer code in the center of the page and a message reading, “Hello there.... Read More

Students receive school-wide Gmail accounts

Students receive school-wide Gmail accounts

by | October 1, 2012

The Piedmont Unified School District created new Gmail accounts for PMS and PHS students, for better communication with their teachers and a more modern learning experience. Beach Elementary School computer teacher Stephanie Griffin is... Read More

MHS initiates mindfulness program

MHS initiates mindfulness program

by | October 1, 2012

MHS students attended their first mindfulness training program starting now until March. The Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme) program website uses a quote from Dr. Amy Saltzman: “Mindfulness is paying attention to the present... Read More

PHS enacts 15 minute tardy policy

PHS enacts 15 minute tardy policy

by | October 1, 2012

Parents will receive a text message when their child does not show up to school, once the new policy set by Piedmont Unified School District (PUSD) kicks in this fall. The automatic notification system,... Read More