The Dublin Shield

Mr. Frazier Assumes Mantle of Student Activities Director

Mr. Frazier Assumes Mantle of Student Activities Director

Kaushikee Nayudu and Danielle Tran

October 7, 2019

Upon its commencement, the 2019-2020 school year presented a subtle yet notable difference in the way student activities functioned. Freshmen Leadership, a class previously taught by Mr. Robert Frazier, was placed under the care of former Leadership teacher, Ms. Kelly Beck. Consequently, Mr. Frazier...

Board Meeting Reveals Tension Between Board Members

Board Meeting Reveals Tension Between Board Members

Riya Chopra and Kaushikee Nayudu

September 25, 2019

The board meeting on September 24th, 2019, highlighted several prevalent divisions within the Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) board. Towards the end of the meeting, President Miller and Vice President Rouse were drawn into multiple arguments with Trustee Cherrier and Trustee Blackman. While the...

Political Clubs Host Watch Party for Second Democratic Debate

Political Clubs Host Watch Party for Second Democratic Debate

Manasa Ayyala, Content Coordinator

September 25, 2019

On September 12, Dublin High students were invited to the Hub to watch the 2019 Democratic Debate. The event, advertised as the “Democratic Debate Watch Party,” was hosted by the DHS Democrats, the DHS Republicans, and DHS’s Junior State of America (JSA), as well as Amador Valley High School JS...

A Designated Safe Space: How the Wellness Center is Paving the Way for Student Support

A Designated Safe Space: How the Wellness Center is Paving the Way for Student Support

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

September 11, 2019

It’s been on the discussion board for about a decade now - the implementation of a Wellness Center that would offer students resources during a time of need. Over the past few years, DHS has witnessed an increased focus on issues surrounding mental health - whether it be through campus organizations...

Unsung Heroes: Ms. O’Shea

Unsung Heroes: Ms. O’Shea

Kaushikee Nayudu, Editor-in-Chief

August 18, 2019

Our campus is filled with hardworking and caring individuals, providing invaluable support to students and playing a pivotal role at DHS. Unsung Heroes is a new series designed to feature a few of those individuals and give them the appreciation they so deserve. Perhaps because she’s often work...

Changes to HUB Strive to Create a More Productive Environment

Changes to HUB Strive to Create a More Productive Environment

Logan Lin, Staff Writer

August 18, 2019

With the start of the 2019-2020 school year, students are feeling the stress of readjusting to rigorous courses and a rapidly increasing workload. Over the past few years, the HUB, our school library that also provides workspaces and tutoring services, has become an invaluable resource for overextended stude...

The Pajama Game Was Worth Far More Than 7 and a Half Cents

The Pajama Game Was Worth Far More Than 7 and a Half Cents

Riya Chopra, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

This April saw the curtain close on another successful DHS Drama season with their production of The Pajama Game, originally written by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. The musical, which takes place in a pajama factory where the workers are fighting for a seven-and-a-half cent raise, primarily fo...

Lawsuit Brought Against TVROP Names Former DUSD Superintendent Dr. Leslie Boozer

Lawsuit Brought Against TVROP Names Former DUSD Superintendent Dr. Leslie Boozer

Kaushikee Nayudu, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2019

On or around March 20th, several teachers found a document on their car or windshields. The document was a copy of an attention of claims delivered to the Tri-Valley Regional Occupational Program (TVROP) detailing a lawsuit being brought against them by James R. Hicks, Esquire of Douglas/Hicks Law on...

Angst Screening Strives to Initiate a Much-Needed Conversation on Campus

Angst Screening Strives to Initiate a Much-Needed Conversation on Campus

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

April 23, 2019

“As long as it touches one person, we know we made a difference.” Dr. Sarah Munoz, DHS psychologist A sudden shortness of breath. Sweat gathering in your palms, your face, your neck. Blurred vision, unexplainable heat rising in your cheeks. These, amongst others, are physical symptoms indi...

Profiling Talented and Dedicated Student Artists: Jessica Huang and Emma Sundstrom

Profiling Talented and Dedicated Student Artists: Jessica Huang and Emma Sundstrom

Kaushikee Nayudu, Staff Writer

April 21, 2019

With several opportunities for students to explore the arts and develop new skills, DHS art programs have fostered incredibly talented artists. While the Dublin Shield has profiled several musicals, concerts, and showcases in the past, we also wanted to profile student involvement in the arts to gain...