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Dublin High Students Apathetic Towards Government… But At What Cost?

Dublin High Students Apathetic Towards Government… But At What Cost?

Morgan Minkler and Kaushikee Nayudu
March 22, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

Students are often unaware of events on the political front both on a national, and a global scale. Given that, nearly all students currently enrolled in Dublin High will be eligible to vote in the next presidential election, and a considerable amount in the upcoming midterm elections the apathy of student...

Magic, Music, and Comedy: The Annual DHS Talent Show

Magic, Music, and Comedy: The Annual DHS Talent Show

Kaushikee Nayudu, Writer
March 17, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The lights dim, the curtain rises, an expectant audience waits, and a spotlight falls as the hosts of the Dublin High School talent show step onto stage. The members of Improv the Nation hosted the talent show with their usual humor and charm. In addition to hosting, Improv the Nation kept the audience en...

Four to A Table Policy: Helpful or Annoying?

Vikram Nithyanandam, Writer
March 16, 2017
Filed under Community, Student Life

During their time at Dublin High, there comes a time when every single student needs to finish homework during lunch. Maybe they need to get help from a tutor, or print necessary papers to turn in for a class. During this time of need, every student turns to the resources of our library, better known ...

DHS Reacts to Women’s History Month

DHS Reacts to Women’s History Month

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor
March 14, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Women’s History Month is a month dedicated to the contributions that women have made to society, whether it is in politics, the sciences, the arts, literature, or music. In the United States, women’s history month began with the first International Women’s Day in 1911, which commemorated women...

Student Spotlight: Kevin Hom and Maddi Nobida

Student Spotlight: Kevin Hom and Maddi Nobida

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor
March 14, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The Young Citizen of the Year Award is the one of the most prestigious awards that a high school senior in Dublin can receive. This student spotlight is focused on the two all too deserving nominees, Kevin Hom and Madeline Nobida.   Kevin Hom is a senior who is known for his leadership in Interac...

Annual District Concert was Especially Heartwarming as Fallon Band Director Leaves DUSD After Thirty Years

Annual District Concert was Especially Heartwarming as Fallon Band Director Leaves DUSD After Thirty Years

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor
March 14, 2017
Filed under Arts, Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The district concert is a music department tradition where all the bands from the elementary schools, middle schools, and high school hold a combined concert and showcase a couple of their best songs. This concert is the chance for the young musicians from elementary and middle school to witness  the ...

The New Engineering and Science Building: Was the School Board’s Decision the Best for DHS?

The New Engineering and Science Building: Was the School Board’s Decision the Best for DHS?

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief
March 11, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Engineering and Science Building What’s the issue? As Dublin’s population continues to expand, one of the most controversial topics has been how DUSD should accommodate the influx of new students. For several years, the focus of the controversy has centered on DHS and the proposed second h...

Maker Faire Founder Dale Dougherty Speaks at DHS

Maker Faire Founder Dale Dougherty Speaks at DHS

March 9, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

  On Thursday, March 2, Dublin High School hosted a special guest speaker in the Performing Arts Center: Dale Dougherty, the founder of the Maker Movement, who shared some of his industry experiences with students.   DHS AP Computer Science teacher Mr. Robert Kaehms, who used to w...

The DHS Winterguard Makes Finals at WGI Regionals

Emily Ellis, Writer
March 5, 2017
Filed under Arts, Community, Student Life

For the first time in over a decade, the DHS Color Guard competed in the WGI Regionals at Enochs High School in Modesto. This year is the first year that the DHS Winter Guard has competed in the WGI circuit, so they were unsure what to expect.   To their excitement, they placed 5th out of 11 in th...

Varsity Hip Hop Lands Top Two Spots at Jamz Nationals

Varsity Hip Hop Lands Top Two Spots at Jamz Nationals

Eugenia Gavrilova, Entertainment Editor
March 5, 2017
Filed under Clubs, Community, Showcase, Student Life

The weekend of February 17, 2017, the DHS varsity hip hop dance team  won second place in the team competition and first in the small group competition at JAMZ Cheer & Dance Nationals in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 3 day competition lasted from early morning into the late night at The Orleans Arena each...