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10 Things to Do Over Memorial Day Weekend

Kaushikee Nayudu, Staff Writer
May 14, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase

    Catch the Wave - The Wave will be hosting its grand opening over Memorial Day weekend (May 27 - 29). Get a group of friends and have some fun enjoy the warm weather as well as Dublin’s new waterpark. Tickets can be booked online in advance or purchased the day of at the counter...

DHS reacts to SBAC Block Schedule

DHS reacts to SBAC Block Schedule

Janice Liu, Staff Writer
May 13, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

A “slip” schedule, which is similar to a block schedule, was implemented for seven days this year to accommodate for the Juniors’ Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) testing and the sophomores’ Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) pilot testing. The block schedule began on April 18th and ended o...

Dublin High and Other Schools Targeted Phishing Attacks

Daniel Oden, Staff Writer
May 12, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

If you have received an invitation to edit a Google Document last week on your school email, do not click on it; it is very possible that it was sent by a phisher. A phisher is someone who sends emails from a reputable company - such as Google - in order to scam people out of personal information suc...

Clay for Cancer Fundraiser

Clay for Cancer Fundraiser

Arielle Lew, Staff Writer
May 12, 2017
Filed under Arts, Clubs, Community, Showcase, Student Life

Cancer is a harmful disease, even if you’re not the one facing it yourself. A friend, family, or peer may be going through it too. While you may be left feeling powerless, you’re not.   “It’s something that’s kind of destroyed a lot of lives in general,” said DHS Junior Braedo...

Don’t Miss the DHS 2016-17 Dance Classes’ Concert!

Don’t Miss the DHS 2016-17 Dance Classes’ Concert!

Bea Mendoza, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Clubs, Community, Showcase, Student Life

On Thursday, May 11th, the beginner’s dance classes at Dublin High School will be hosting their first concert at the Performing Arts Center at 7 PM. The concert is free, but donations are welcome to support the dance program at DHS.   The dance program was started this year  by Mrs. Sha...

School Board Chooses New Design for New Engineering and Science Building

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief
May 8, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

On Tuesday, April 25, the school board revisited the controversial topic of the new DHS Engineering and Science (E&S) building. In a 4-1 vote, the board approved a new design for the E&S building, adding a third story with additional Hub space for students.   The newly approved design comes on the heels...

Gael Force Robotics Takes Home Awards at VEX Robotics World Championships

Gael Force Robotics Takes Home Awards at VEX Robotics World Championships

Christy Koh, World/National Editor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Clubs, Community, Showcase, Student Life

On April 19th, three teams representing Dublin High’s Gael Force Robotics Club flew to Louisville, Kentucky to take part in the annual VEX Robotics World Championship. Using robots they had worked to develop and perfect since the beginning of summer, they faced off against the best teams from around the ...

AP Students Not Taking the AP Exam May Be Required to Take a Cumulative Final

AP Students Not Taking the AP Exam May Be Required to Take a Cumulative Final

Kaushikee Nayudu, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

With the first advanced placement, or AP exams starting this week AP students around campus are scrambling to prepare. What about the students, however, who have chosen to opt out of taking an AP exam?   Kaushikee Nayudu Dublin High School currently offers twenty-eight AP courses. AP classes are designed to revolve a...

Dublin High’s Guys and Dolls Shine On Opening Night

Dublin High’s Guys and Dolls Shine On Opening Night

Morgan Minkler, Staff Writer
April 23, 2017
Filed under Arts, Community, Entertainment, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Intense dance routines, powerful musical numbers, and humor throughout- all followed by audience applause marked the premier of Guys and Dolls at DHS. The show, which took three months to produce was  a huge success.   “By far the best school production of the year” remarked junior K...

Goats: Your New Lawnmower

Goats: Your New Lawnmower

Bea Mendoza, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

  If you were in East Dublin at all this past April, you probably would’ve seen some goats. If you were anything like me, you would have pulled over to see just what these goats were up to. That’s what this is all going to boil down to: What were the goats doing? Why were they there? &...