Opinions

A letter to underclassmen

A letter to underclassmen

by | November 1, 2016

For those of you who are tearing your hair out over taking as many weighted classes as possible or juggling a million different extracurriculars at once for the sake of impressing the unknowns who... Read More

I am standing for the national anthem, are you?

I am standing for the national anthem, are you?

by | November 1, 2016

Students decked out in purple and white rose to stand for the a capella class’s rendition of the national anthem at this year’s homecoming rally. However, across the four stands were gaps in the... Read More

No more clowning around

No more clowning around

by | November 1, 2016

Clowns. With their twisted smiles and distorted features, few people escape childhood without an irrational fear of the masked performers. This fall, however, the country has been confronted by these painted creatures who regrettably... Read More

Let us have our turkey and eat it too

Let us have our turkey and eat it too

by | November 1, 2016

The first week or so of August is usually a time when all the troubles of school seem to be at their most distant. I haven’t had to sit in the hard plastic seat... Read More

Editorial

by | October 13, 2016

Another ominous email circulated this past week from the “no-replies” district email. The subject line stated, “Unauthorized Instagram Account with the School’s Initials—PHS and Logo.” As an editorial board, we fully support investigating and... Read More

Our thriving community deserves a downtown

Our thriving community deserves a downtown

by | October 13, 2016

Piedmont is a town sought after by many, for the great schools, excellent city services, beautiful parks, and community programs; but what is it missing? A thriving downtown that offers residents services that they... Read More

Bring back learning outside of the classroom

Bring back learning outside of the classroom

by | October 13, 2016

Rape culture. Pollution. Sleep Deprivation. Water shortages. Stereotypes. From my peers, I learned a little more about each of these issues on the 2016 Day of Service. For the past three years on a... Read More

Do not let our colors fade: bring back the winter rally

Do not let our colors fade: bring back the winter rally

by | October 13, 2016

Decked out in orange, blue, red and green, the students roar in the stadium seats, shouting their class numbers at the top of their lungs. The students compete in fun, playful games in front... Read More

Let us work together to revamp the parcel tax

Let us work together to revamp the parcel tax

by | October 13, 2016

We’re all feeling a little crowded. It’s easy to notice that classes are a little bigger this year– the desks are all filled, the attendance roll is longer, and it takes a little more... Read More

An introduction

by | September 20, 2016

Dear Reader,         The first month of school is gone, the eraser of your mechanical pencil is greying, the first pages of your planner are dog-eared and everything once new is... Read More