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DHS Students’ Lunar New Year Celebrations

DHS Students’ Lunar New Year Celebrations

Janice Liu, Writer
February 8, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

  Embed from Getty Images   The Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival in Mainland China, began its first day of celebrations on January 28. The festivities last for 15 days, so the end of this year’s festivities ends on February 11. Each year is represented by one of the twe...

Ms. Eugene Chou Recognized as PLTW State Teacher of the Year

Ms. Eugene Chou Recognized as PLTW State Teacher of the Year

Christy Koh, World/National Editor
February 5, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

At the 6th Annual Project Lead the Way Engineering Summit in Riverside, Dublin High teacher Ms. Eugene Chou was named the State Teacher of the Year.   “I was very surprised,” she told The Dublin Shield, laughing. “They mispronounced my name, so I just sat there, not realizing they were c...

DHS Assemblies

DHS Assemblies

Vikram Nithyanandam, Writer
February 4, 2017
Filed under Community, Student Life

On January 26th, Dublin High had 2 assemblies. The juniors and seniors had an assembly on the proper uses and and dangers of social media. The freshmen and sophomores had an assembly by a motivational speaker on how he lived his high school life and how we should live it as well. Since the lower cla...

DHS Students See 2017 Inauguration Close Up

DHS Students See 2017 Inauguration Close Up

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief
February 2, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Close Up Trip & Mission   While millions of Americans across the country were watching the time until the 58th inauguration tick down (with varying levels of excitement or dismay) from home, sixteen DHS students travelled to DC through “Close Up”, an educational organization that allow...

DHS New Years Resolutions

DHS New Years Resolutions

Christy Koh, World/National Editor
January 31, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

  Embed from Getty Images   It’s that time of the year again, Dublin High! From changing attitudes to fostering better habits, New Year’s is an opportunity for anyone to set goals and seek improvement in their lives. Let’s take a look at what our DHS students and teachers are resolv...

Dublin High CSF Seeking Volunteers and Donations for its Annual Bake & Garage Sale

Dublin High CSF Seeking Volunteers and Donations for its Annual Bake & Garage Sale

Neha Harpanhalli, Student/Campus Life Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Clubs, Community, Showcase, Student Life

Dublin High CSF will be hosting its annual Bake & Garage Sale on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Brighton Drive student parking lot. All proceeds will be going to charity. This event is open to all students, as well as members of the community.   CSF is asking for...

2016 Recap

Vikram Nithyanandam, Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Community, Student Life, Uncategorized

2016! Another great has passed with so many events in it. There were times of joy and happiness and times of sadness and sorrow. But we’ve pushed through and found ourselves in 2017, a brand new year. But so much happened in 2016 that we need to recap the major events, trends and occurrences so we kn...

Much to Students’ Relief, Parent Portal Finally Opens After Winter Break

Much to Students’ Relief, Parent Portal Finally Opens After Winter Break

Neha Harpanhalli, Campus Editor
January 24, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

As the first semester drew to an end, both Dublin High students and parents were reminded that the Campus Parent Portal would be closing on December 22, 2016 at 3 PM, and would reopen only on January 19, 2017 at 8 AM.   “This is to provide teachers every opportunity to complete grading and ensur...

Women’s March Editorial: This is What Democracy Looks Like

Women’s March Editorial: This is What Democracy Looks Like

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief
January 24, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

“Show me what democracy looks like!” “This is what democracy looks like!” “Show me what democracy looks like!” “This is what democracy looks like!”   Of all the messages chanted during the Women’s March on Washington, this was the one that rang the loudest and t...

The DHS Student Directed One Acts Begin with Big Success

The DHS Student Directed One Acts Begin with Big Success

Emily Ellis, Writer
January 22, 2017
Filed under Arts, Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Over the past few months, the DHS Drama Department has been tirelessly working in order to prepare for their one acts, and it is very clear that all of that practice has paid off.   “It's very entertaining and intense,”  said freshman audience member Meghan Van Lare.   “The a...