Opinions

Teachers must round grades

Teachers must round grades

by | September 19, 2017

Grades are arguably the most prevalent aspect of an average student’s life at Piedmont High School. Students use grades to get into college and unlock their future. Teachers are quite cognizant of the fact... Read More

Saving the planet starts with you and me

Saving the planet starts with you and me

by | September 19, 2017

Like most people who live in the Bay Area, I considered my lifestyle to be very environmentally friendly. While the rest of America was off denying climate science and trashing the planet, I knew... Read More

Keep Us Posted

by | September 19, 2017

First day of school. Backpacks stuffed with new school supplies. New shoes laced up tight. New outfits. As students, we can adjust to “new” changes as long as we are informed prior to them... Read More

Let us embrace senior year

Let us embrace senior year

by | September 19, 2017

From senior picnic to grad night, memorable moments happen throughout senior year. So many thoughts go through every senior’s head at PHS, such as looming college applications, plans after graduation, (the list goes on.)... Read More

We needed a moment to “Never Forget”

We needed a moment to “Never Forget”

by | September 12, 2017

I was angry at first, but now I am just disappointed. When a parent uses this line, it is to point out a big mistake that they want their child to think about and... Read More

Working to achieve more than just the honorable

Working to achieve more than just the honorable

by | May 23, 2017

I still remember my first day of high school like it was yesterday. Nervous smiles, the group of friends I always traveled around with, the scramble to figure out my lunch spot for the... Read More

Stop the matriculations shame

Stop the matriculations shame

by | May 23, 2017

College. college.COllege.COLLEGE.c o l l e g e. If you are a current student at Piedmont, the school’s focus seems to center around a far off campus somewhere with some reputation and some old... Read More

Do your part: Participate in the test

Do your part: Participate in the test

by | May 23, 2017

State testing. Two words every high schooler hates when used in conjunction. The routine of getting to school by 8 am, only to sit in a room and take tests for upwards of two... Read More

One Student’s Opinion: REACTIONS TO RECENT EVENTS

One Student’s Opinion: REACTIONS TO RECENT EVENTS

by | May 23, 2017

Recent events have called into question the character and culture at Piedmont High School. Except that these events that cause us to question certain aspects at Piedmont are not just recent. They are not... Read More

It is all about community

It is all about community

by | May 23, 2017

Following the May 8 assembly that addressed discrimination at PHS and MHS, including the recent anti semitic incidents, the halls of the school filled with both in depth, productive discussion as well as backlash... Read More