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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

Still honor the process

Still honor the process

by | May 1, 2017

Almost exactly a year ago, the former TPH editorial board wrote an editorial piece urging a cautious and thoughtful approach to the Wall of Honor proposal. Their opinion, part of a counter-argument which we... Read More

A place to find our place

A place to find our place

by | May 1, 2017

School is a place to learn. This is the simple fact, the cornerstone to which the very institution is built around. At times it may play the role of a social club or hub... Read More

Spend money on needs rather than wants

Spend money on needs rather than wants

by | May 1, 2017

From textbooks to teachers, it seems as though every high school needs additions and improvements. Dusty chalkboards, dilapidated English books, and demolished desks are a common sight in most public high schools. Fortunately for... Read More

End the tyranny of the  College Board

End the tyranny of the College Board

by | May 1, 2017

Every year students all across the nation can sign up for for multiple SAT, ACT, and AP Tests, throwing hundreds of dollars down the drain. They put countless hours, blood, sweat and tears into... Read More

Think twice before throwing your food away s  s’s

Think twice before throwing your food away s s’s

by | May 1, 2017

20 million people are on the brink of starvation. 20 million. The worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. South Sudan, Somalia, northeast Nigeria, Eritrea and Kenya. Humanitarian crisis. Worst since World War II.... Read More