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Scotbotics advances to NorCal Regionals

Scotbotics advances to NorCal Regionals

by | January 30, 2013

Piedmont’s robotics team, Scotbotics, won third place in their last qualifying competition at Oakridge High School, and will advance to the NorCal Regional Championships of the First Tech Challenge (FTC), a worldwide robotics competition.... Read More

Huffaker launches soap project for senior award

Huffaker launches soap project for senior award

by | January 29, 2013

Science teacher Tom Huffaker has launched his first soap-creating project in hopes of raising money for a senior award for science. Huffaker has been working with student volunteers to create a soap that can... Read More

Food Drive donations outweigh the previous record

by | January 29, 2013

This year in the annual food drive for the Alameda County Food Bank the school raised an estimated total of 13,704 pounds. Although there were no dominant classes, every single class contributed for this... Read More

PHS students accept ROTC scholarships

PHS students accept ROTC scholarships

by | January 7, 2013

Seniors Ryan Sullivan and Charles Tuan, the only two in the graduating class planning to participate in the program, accepted ROTC scholarships for their prospective colleges this November, . Of the 5000 candidates from... Read More

Juniors swing back to the 20’s, Gatsby style

Juniors swing back to the 20’s, Gatsby style

by | December 19, 2012

Music? Check. Food? Check. Drinks? Check. Dresses? Check. Everything needed for a normal high school dance is present. But this is not a “normal” high school dance. It’s 20’s night. Maxi dresses are replaced... Read More

Piedmont kicks off annual Giving Campaign

Piedmont kicks off annual Giving Campaign

by | December 17, 2012

This year the Giving Campaign is asking Piedmont parents for a donation of $1,000 per student. Piedmont spends about $11,500 per student each year. However only $6,700 per student is covered by the state... Read More

ASB plans upperclassmen ski trip

ASB plans upperclassmen ski trip

by | December 17, 2012

ASB technical coordinator junior Will Strimling said, “We chose Squaw Valley because there lots of activities are provided besides just skiing.” Students have a choice between skiing or going to Squaw Valley, which is in... Read More

Blood drive draws 71 students, spring drive planned

Blood drive draws 71 students, spring drive planned

by | December 17, 2012

PHS held the blood drive on Nov. 28 to provide students with an easy way of donating blood to those who need transfusions. There will also be another blood drive again in the spring,... Read More

Finals one week after break due to schedule change

Finals one week after break due to schedule change

by | December 17, 2012

This year’s school calendar pushes back winter break, leaving one week between the end of break and the beginning of finals week. The PUSD calendar committee set up several calendar options based upon the... Read More

Student film group wins $1000 for green awareness

Student film group wins $1000 for green awareness

by | December 17, 2012

Senior Aaron Abrams and his film group, Fierce Apathy Productions, won the first place prize of 1,000 dollars for his film Arbor Day in the Broadcasting Justice Video Contest in St. Vincent de Paul,... Read More