The Dublin Shield

Incredibles 2: An Important Reminder to Live the Life Beyond Our Screens

Incredibles 2: An Important Reminder to Live the Life Beyond Our Screens

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

June 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Fourteen years is certainly an adequate amount of time for the anticipation of any sequel to build. However, when it comes to the sequel of a film as successful as The Incredibles, anything beyond five years is enough to test the average moviegoer’s patience. This is why, on June 15th, 2018, audiences e...

The Alameda County Fair Gears Up For Another Summer

Riya Chopra, Staff Writer

June 27, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Uncategorized

Summer means many things for Dublin High students: part-time jobs, vacations, lengthy periods of time spent watching TV, and more. It also means that it’s time for the Alameda County Fair, an annual event held at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds that has become a cherished tradition for families all arou...

DHS Students Go to NASA!

DHS Students Go to NASA!

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

June 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Awe-inspiring, massive rocket ships. Bulky, state-of-the-art astronaut suits. Perilous and uncharted expeditions with the potential of encountering the extraterrestrial. Working at NASA, perhaps the most well-known organization devoted to exploring the outreaches of deep space is practically every litt...

FMP Closes Out the Year With “Bring a Friend to FMP”

FMP Closes Out the Year With “Bring a Friend to FMP”

Riya Chopra, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Dublin High’s Freshman Mentorship Program closed out another successful year on Tuesday, May 22 with their “Bring a Friend to FMP Day”. This event allowed freshmen to attend an advisory for the FMP period in the interest of exposing them to different mentors and different activities. Students ...

DHS Engineering Team Achieves First in State Finals

DHS Engineering Team Achieves First in State Finals

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

“At that time, there was no better thought in my mind that thinking about winning the states, and the look on the faces of the 2nd and 1st place regional winners and everybody else looked as three freshman won the whole thing.” So are the words stated by freshman Edmund Totah, one of the team members...

Reflecting on Their Time as Editor-in-Chief: Four Years of Determination, Passion, and Leadership

Reflecting on Their Time as Editor-in-Chief: Four Years of Determination, Passion, and Leadership

Grace Li, Elizabeth Fu, Alexandra Stassinopoulos, and Ashley Kim

May 22, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

Grace Li, 2014-2015 Grace currently attends Harvard University. She will be graduating in 2019.     In high school, The Dublin Shield was always on my mind. I was constantly doing research on high school newspapers and trying to brainstorm ways to help our own publication grow. That became my primary after-school activity, and I loved every minute of it. I think The Shield was a space w...

The Powderpuff Game, A Fun, Energetic Evening

The Powderpuff Game, A Fun, Energetic Evening

Kaushikee Nayudu, Junior Managing Editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

This Friday, May 11th, Dublin High School students took a break from the stress of ap testing and finals to have some fun at the annual powderpuff game. The powderpuff game is a football game between a senior and junior team. The twist, however, is that the girls play football while the boys cheer f...

DHS Enjoys The Spring (and Potentially Final) Carnival!

DHS Enjoys The Spring (and Potentially Final) Carnival!

Danielle Tran and Mandy Tran

May 16, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

May 4th, 2018, was a rather exciting day for Dublin High. Not only was it the conclusion to the traditional Greek Week, it was also the final All-Out Gael Force of the year. However, the reason most students had this date marked on their calendar was because of the highly-anticipated Spring Carnival. While this eve...

Senior Word Search

Senior Word Search

Mandy Tran, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Community, Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

We're all sad to see our favorite seniors graduate but here's a fun senior-themed word search to keep your mind off finals and graduation. ...

Alex Cappa’s Journey to the NFL

Alex Cappa’s Journey to the NFL

Kyle Shi, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Alex Cappa received the call of a lifetime from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers notifying him that he was being drafted as the 94th pick. Cappa described this feeling as “amazing… a long-awaited call and definitely something I’ve dreamed about.” Cappa has had a long journey to make it to the NFL, starting...