The Dublin Shield

English Department Implements Readiness Tests to Factor into Course Placement

English Department Implements Readiness Tests to Factor into Course Placement

Riya Chopra, Staff Writer

April 21, 2019

Every year at Dublin High, third quarter brings a rush of stressful decision-making and endless papers as scheduling and class selection for the next school year begin. While the DHS counselors and faculty make a point every year to remind students not to overextend themselves and to choose their classes car...

DHS Hosts the 2019 Special Olympics

DHS Hosts the 2019 Special Olympics

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

April 21, 2019

On Tuesday, February 26th, schools from across the Tri-Valley gathered at DHS to participate in the 2019 Special Olympics. In light of the rainy weather, students were ushered indoors to participate in basketball games hosted in both, the old gym as well as the Sports Complex. However, the stormy co...

2nd Annual DHS Science and Engineering Fair Brings New Champions

2nd Annual DHS Science and Engineering Fair Brings New Champions

Sahand Adibnia, Staff Writer

March 24, 2019

On Saturday, February 9th, Dublin High School hosted its second annual science and engineering fair. After five months of hard work, DHS students stood next to their projects for an hour and a half, either in the morning or afternoon, and presented to a number of judges. From literature reviews on piez...

How to Spend a Day in San Francisco

How to Spend a Day in San Francisco

Audrey Kang, Social Media Manager

March 24, 2019

One of the best things about living in Dublin is how convenient it is to go to San Francisco, one of the most beautiful and famous cities in the world. With the beautiful bay, grand architecture, good eats, and gorgeous hill views, what is there not to love? My friends like to joke that I’m always in...

Science Teacher Still Concerned About Water Quality

Science Teacher Still Concerned About Water Quality

Kaushikee Nayudu, Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2019

Considering the issues raised about water quality in previous years, Mr. Shawn McGarrah, a science teacher at DHS, wanted to establish whether “the water [he] was regularly drinking is something that was good or safe.” It’s important to note that though Mr. McGarrah’s independent study yielded inter...

String of Vandalistic Events Leads to Shutdown of DHS Bathrooms

String of Vandalistic Events Leads to Shutdown of DHS Bathrooms

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

February 23, 2019

Considering the persistent amount of graffiti present in bathrooms the previous school year, vandalism certainly wouldn’t be considered a new issue at Dublin High. However, its frequency, as well as the extremity of the vandalistic acts over the past few months, have escalated dramatically, leaving...

Students Are Back in the Directors’ Chair with the 2019 One Acts

Students Are Back in the Directors’ Chair with the 2019 One Acts

Riya Chopra and Danielle Tran

January 25, 2019

Every January, the Dublin High Drama Department produces the One Acts, a series of short plays that are directed (and sometimes written) by DHS students. This year the production ran from January 10th to the 13th, showcasing eight one acts, three of which were original pieces written by DHS students....

DHS Fundraiser for Paradise Students is Extremely Successful

DHS Fundraiser for Paradise Students is Extremely Successful

Sahand Adibnia, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

On November 8th, 2018, the most fatal and damaging wildfire in California history began and lasted for over two weeks, burning down forests, houses, and schools. While communities across California were devastated by the impact of the fire, Paradise county was particularly hard hit. In the small town ...

DHS Trans Rights Protest Rally – A Symbol of Support at a Time Where it’s Most Needed

DHS Trans Rights Protest Rally – A Symbol of Support at a Time Where it’s Most Needed

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

January 25, 2019

“The thing is that when you threaten to take away the rights of people who already have so little, you’re just poking a sleeping bear. Kai Llamas, Senior Having been raised in the United States my entire life, the idea that each individual deserves to feel accepted by both, themselves as well ...

Local Positions in the November 6th, 2018 General Election – a continuation of the status quo or a dramatic change?

Local Positions in the November 6th, 2018 General Election – a continuation of the status quo or a dramatic change?

Kaushikee Nayudu and Audrey Kang

January 25, 2019

While it was difficult to miss the onslaught of press coverage regarding national races on November 6th, 2018, several students disregarded important local races. The Dublin Shield has compiled information about some of the most significant local races, including statements from the candidate's campaigns....