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2017 Dublin High Cross Country Season Highlights

2017 Dublin High Cross Country Season Highlights

Sumedh Vaidyanathan and Vikram Nithyanandam

November 19, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

The DHS cross country team has had an outstanding season this year. The team recently ran in the EBAL Championships, in which they won the Boys Frosh/Soph and Boys Varsity divisions in the 3 mile course at Shadowcliff Regional Park, Pleasanton.   This season, our cross country team has part...

Fall Sports Have A Successful Season

Fall Sports Have A Successful Season

Mandy Tran, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Cross Country During the season, the Boys’ Varsity Cross Country showed consistency and traces of a phenomenal season. Once again, they were East Bay Athletic League Champions after finishing first in the championship meet on November 4, 2017. On the contrary, girls’ varsity did not rank first...

Do You Guys Make Keys?

Do You Guys Make Keys?

Marian Wang, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

For most students at Dublin High School, the week of November 6th was just like any other. For a few, it was a chance to show off their passion for the largest international student-led organization dedicated to service: Key Club.   When people first hear about Key Club, many jokingly ask, “Do ...

Dublin High’s Dress Code: A Brief Synopsis

Amulya Vallabhaneni, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The 2017-2018 school year is well underway, with both students and faculty settling into the hum of the routine. With a new school year comes a change in the weather, as the months of August and September are a transition from the heat-filled summer days to the cooler fall and winter days. The stude...

A Student’s Reflection on Charlottesville

Kiana Meagher, Social Media Manager and Photography Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Opinion, Showcase

About a couple months ago in my second period Civics class, our teacher Mr. Frazier showed our class this Vice News documentary, which showcases a young reporter following Christopher Cantwell, one of the leaders of the white nationalist rallies that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia.   Within t...

Last One, Best One: Senior Perspectives

Eugenia Gavrilova, Senior Managing Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

As most Dublin High students simply anticipated their return to campus on August 14th, the rising senior class felt a surge of emotions indescribable in just one word. The impending idea of college apps, the frenzy of a final homecoming, and the disbelief that everything will change in just one year lo...

Freshman Year Do’s and Don’ts: Senior Advice to 2021

Eugenia Gavrilova, Senior Managing Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Adrenaline woke me up at five AM on my first day of high school. I was unable to go back to sleep or eat breakfast out of sheer excitement for what DHS would bring me. Fast forward three years to my first day of senior year. I barely rolled out of bed (and my house) by seven in the morning in order t...

The Dragon That Is Standardized Testing: How to Slay It With Tips From DHS Seniors

Thomas Lim, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

At one point in almost every high schooler’s career, there comes a time when the daunting specter of SATs and ACTs appears before them.  However, it is paramount for students to know that such tests are not quite the behemoths they’ve come to appear as.  With ample preparation, the hours you spen...

A Night to Remember: The Irish Guard Hosts a Successful Invitational

A Night to Remember: The Irish Guard Hosts a Successful Invitational

Ashley Kim, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2017


Filed under Arts, Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The Dublin High School Irish Guard marches onto the field, the bright lights of the football stadium illuminating their uniforms. Their field show is the last performance of the night. As the announcer asks the drum major if his band is ready, the crowd cheers and waits with anticipation. Once the trumpet...

Dublin High InvenTeam Wins Lemelson-MIT Grant and Is On the Road to Cambridge

Dublin High InvenTeam Wins Lemelson-MIT Grant and Is On the Road to Cambridge

Neha Harpanhalli, Senior Student Life Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The Dublin High School InvenTeam was recently awarded a $9,000 grant from the Lemelson-MIT program to develop SpORT, an assistive technology device that will allow students with disabilities to participate in basketball and soccer events during the annual Tri-Valley Special Olympics. The team consists of ...