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Incoming 6th Graders Start the School Year with Scots Camp

This is certainly an eventful time in the Piedmont schools, with new staff members, new curriculum, and new ways our educators and students are using technology in the classroom. These are just some of the exciting changes and program innovation underway in the schools. Another example of this innovation is Scots Camp, a new program…

Nationally-Known Sleep Expert Speaks to Students About the Importance of Healthy Sleep, and the Sleep Research Underlying the New Bell Schedule

On November 14, nationally-known sleep expert Dr. Jerold Kram spoke to 250 Piedmont High School and Millennium High School students about the critical importance of getting adequate, healthy sleep.   The student assembly, as well as the parent education program on the same topic held on November 18, were planned in conjunction with the new bell…

Po Bronson to Speak on October 21 at 7:30 in Alan Harvey Theater

The second event in the 2014-2015 Piedmont Education Speaker Series (ESS) features best-selling author Po Bronson, who will discuss the findings from his book NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children on Tuesday, October 21, from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Alan Harvey Theater at Piedmont High School.  In NurtureShock, Bronson and co-author Ashley Merryman…