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Behind the Scenes of the Spring Musical, Urinetown

Behind the Scenes of the Spring Musical, Urinetown

Kaushikee Nayudu, Junior Managing Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Student Life

The Dublin High School Drama Department has been hard at work these past several weeks preparing for the opening night of the spring musical, Urinetown. Urinetown, an award-winning satire, follows the story of a dystopian world where a terrible water shortage has led to a government ban on private toilet...

DHS Engineering Team Makes it to States!

DHS Engineering Team Makes it to States!

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

April 29, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

Let’s say DHS’s Culinary Academy has no organizational system to sort its utensils, plates, and/or aprons. Or the Robotics Club has no specific drawer for its thousands of screws, and when the long-awaited competition comes along, they spend half of their designated building time searching for the...

DHS Drama Department Presents Urinetown: The Musical!

DHS Drama Department Presents Urinetown: The Musical!

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community, Showcase, Student Life

Okay. I’ll admit it. Nowadays, we take a lot of valuable things in life for granted. Food. Water. And…the privilege to pee?   Set in the not-so-distant future where the world has become a rugged, dystopian landscape, Urinetown: The Musical, follows the story of a young hero desperate to...

DPIE Calendar Contest!! – “What makes YOU smile?”

DPIE Calendar Contest!! – “What makes YOU smile?”

Mandy Tran, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community, Showcase, Student Life

DPIE (Dublin Partners In Education), a non-profit organization dedicated to providing students in the Dublin Unified School District with educational opportunities, recently released the finalists of the 2018 DPIE Art Contest. An organization better known for its after school and summer programs, thi...

Senior Ball: Saving the Best for Last

Senior Ball: Saving the Best for Last

Audrey Kang, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Saturday, April 14th marked a day that many seniors had been eagerly awaiting since the beginning of the year: Senior Ball. Their last dance as high school students was celebrated with many pictures and lots of fun. As always, Heritage Park was a popular photo location, with a bright swirl of colors a...

Driving Demands of College Admissions and Decisions: What You Can Do

Driving Demands of College Admissions and Decisions: What You Can Do

Angkitha Anguraj, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

The feeling that accompanies the journey.   As each year passes by, the pressure for Dublin High students only increases. We all want to attend that one dream school, whether it’s an UC or an Ivy League university. Some students don’t feel this stress, but it’s not something that can be i...

Gael Force Robotics Club To Compete at VEX World Championships

Gael Force Robotics Club To Compete at VEX World Championships

Kyle Shi, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


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

While most students are busy studying for finals and AP testing, the Gael Force Robotics Club at Dublin High School has another end-of-year target: the VEX World Championships. VEX competition goals change every year, and this year’s competition is called “In the Zone.” Each round of the competition h...

March For Our Lives Event As Told Through the Perspective of DHS Students

March For Our Lives Event As Told Through the Perspective of DHS Students

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life, United States, World

On March 24th, 2018, a group of approximately 3500 students, teachers, and other members of the community gathered in Oakland to participate in a “March For Our Lives” event, one of many across the nation held in light of recent school shootings, and student-held “Walk Outs” in response to the shoo...

DHS Band Goes to the Big Apple!

DHS Band Goes to the Big Apple!

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


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

Saturday, March 24th may have seemed like the start of a normal weekend for most, but for about 70 enthusiastic students, it was the commencement of an adventure. The DHS band was going to New York! Rather than sleeping in until the afternoon, they grouped at the DHS campus at 2:30 AM, shivering and sleep...

Springing into Spring Break: A Throwback

Springing into Spring Break: A Throwback

Audrey Kang, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

Spring Fling was a week in which Dublin High had different dress-up days each day of the week to celebrate the coming of spring break! Check out the fabulously-dressed students and staff below, as well as some activities that our school hosted during the week.    ...