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Library links to cloud through five new Chromebooks

Library links to cloud through five new Chromebooks

by | December 17, 2012

Five Chromebooks, computers that use Google Chrome OS operating system, have been ordered for the library to see how the new computers will help students learn. The Chromebooks will be available after winter break... Read More

Athletic meetings emphasize sportsmanship

Athletic meetings emphasize sportsmanship

by | November 26, 2012

The athletic department and administration have decided to hold pre-season meetings for all athletes to address sportsmanship, proper conduct, and appropriate behavior. The meetings will be held at the beginning of each sports season.... Read More

READmont launches third year, features Wes Moore

READmont launches third year, features Wes Moore

by | November 13, 2012

This year’s READmont project will encourage Piedmonters to read The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore. “We chose this particular book because it can be read by several age groups.... Read More

Blanpied initiates drug and alcohol program

Blanpied initiates drug and alcohol program

by | November 13, 2012

Health and Social Psychology teacher Karen Blanpied created an open group in the Wellness Center for those affected by relatives who abuse or have abused drugs or alcohol.  The group, started by Blanpied to... Read More

World Cultures simulates International Criminal Court

World Cultures simulates International Criminal Court

by | November 13, 2012

World Cultures classes held mock trials for international criminals accused of crimes under the International Criminal Court (ICC). The students were in charge of trying criminals accused of international crimes. According to amicc.org, the... Read More

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