The Dublin Shield

St. Patrick’s Day: A Celebration of Our City’s Cultural Heritage

St. Patrick’s Day: A Celebration of Our City’s Cultural Heritage

Audrey Kang, Staff Writer

March 31, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

On Saturday, March 17, our city celebrated Saint Patrick’s Day, a day very dear to Dublin. Main festivities of the holiday included the Dublin Sister City Green & White Gala, sponsored by the at the Shannon Community Center, a joyous night of drinking, laughing, and dancing with guests from Br...

Students Unite in a Peaceful Walkout to Advocate for Legislative Reform to End Gun Violence

Students Unite in a Peaceful Walkout to Advocate for Legislative Reform to End Gun Violence

Kaushikee Nayudu, Junior Managing Editor

March 26, 2018


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

On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 Dublin High School students united in a national school walkout to protest gun violence, demonstrating heir solidarity with students and victims across the nation. In the weeks prior to the event, students had gained administrative support, ensuring that students wou...

DHS Students and Staff Opinions on Gun Regulation and School Safety

DHS Students and Staff Opinions on Gun Regulation and School Safety

Vikram Nithyanandam, World Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life, World

On Wednesday, February 14th, the United States of America faced another horrifying shooting at one of our schools: Stoneman Douglas High School. There were 17 students murdered by an on-campus shooter at the age of 18 who bought guns to do this. This shooting inspired hundreds of students to take ac...

Dublin DECA Qualifies to the International Career Development Conference in Atlanta

Dublin DECA Qualifies to the International Career Development Conference in Atlanta

Vignesh Sivaprakasam, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

After a semester of preparation, Dublin DECA travelled to Anaheim to compete at the DECA State Competition on the weekend of March 3-5. Thousands of high school students across the state convened at the Anaheim Marriott to share their shared passion for business, economics, public speaking, and innovation...

Dublin High School at UC Berkeley Model United Nations

Dublin High School at UC Berkeley Model United Nations

Manasa Ayala and Riya Chopra

March 21, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

On the first weekend of March, Dublin High School’s Model United Nations Club participated at the Berkeley Model United Nations Conference. Around a dozen freshmen, sophomores, and juniors went to UC Berkeley to debate topics that the United Nations debate in a similar fashion and to come up with sol...

Student Spotlight: John Fulgado

Student Spotlight: John Fulgado

Vikram Nithyanandam, World Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life, World

Senior John Fulgado is a passionate musician who has devoted nearly his entire life to music. After releasing two original piano music videos and with many more to come, he has caught the attention of those around him with his music. Here, he answers several questions about his love for composing mu...

DHS Celebrates International Women’s Day with Love and Unity

DHS Celebrates International Women’s Day with Love and Unity

Kaushikee Nayudu, Junior Managing Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

We seem to be living in a era of constant uncertainty and reinvention. Constant upheaval has become a new social norm with social movements against political leaders, protests for pertinent issues ranging from gun control to white nationalism to sexual harassment in the workplace. It is easy to be dis...

Student Spotlight: Devika Dixit, a Speaker from the Walkout

Student Spotlight: Devika Dixit, a Speaker from the Walkout

Kyle Shi, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life, World

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2018 - The nationwide walkout organized by the Women’s March was an effort that was started by and executed by students. This was no different at Dublin High. At 10 AM, a large majority of the students participated in the seventeen minute walkout in remembrance of the seventeen...

All Gael Force Robotics Teams Qualify for VEX Robotics World Championship

All Gael Force Robotics Teams Qualify for VEX Robotics World Championship

Derek Xu, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

On March 3rd, teams 5327A, 5327B, and 5327C, all from the Dublin High School Gael Force Robotics Club, participated in the VEX Northern California State Competition in Vallejo. Meanwhile, 5327X went to Bakersfield for the Central California State Competition to compete as well. The B, C, and X teams ...

Winter Sports

Winter Sports

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Compared to the other winter sports, the Dublin High Basketball team had a dominant season, with an overall record of 24-4 for the boys’ team and a record of 23-4 for the girls’ team. Both teams finished at the 1st seed in the EBAL (East Bay Athletic League) rankings. The men team lost in the EBAL C...