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What Winter Wonderland Weather

What Winter Wonderland Weather

Anvitha Kachinthaya and Janice Liu

March 13, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

When you think of California, what is the first thought that pops into your head? Sunny beaches? Flip-flops and shorts? Generally mild and pleasant weather? Of course, there are some exceptions, like Lake Tahoe. And to be fair, living in Dublin, California also brings with it some chilly days, espec...

The Normalization of School Shootings Motivates Student Walkout

The Normalization of School Shootings Motivates Student Walkout

Kaushikee Nayudu, Junior Managing Editor

March 11, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

It's been over a decade since two senior students opened fire on their high school campus, killing fifteen individuals, including themselves, and wounding twenty-one more. The Columbine High School Massacre on April 20th, 1999 left our country in a state of shock. The capacity for violence against p...

Building a Library in Ghana, One Book at a Time

Building a Library in Ghana, One Book at a Time

Ashley Kim, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

Malala Yousafzai, global advocate for women’s education, passionately declared, “One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.” Room to Read has truly taken that mission to heart by organizing a book drive to create a library for the Wa Model Primary School in Ghana. To fulfill thi...

New But Vital – The AP Capstone Program at Dublin High School

New But Vital – The AP Capstone Program at Dublin High School

Anvitha Kachinthaya, Entertainment Editor

March 11, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

For the 2017-2018 school year, Dublin High School introduced a new course, and with it, a new program, to the school’s ever-expanding curriculum. AP Capstone, a program that includes two foundational courses taken one after the other–AP Seminar and AP Research–is intended to encourage the spiri...

Class Showcase

Janice Liu, Angkitha Anguraj, and Rhea Mistry

March 11, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

The Dublin Shield decided to recap three classes as the deadline for schedules approaches!   Honors Chemistry With deadlines for course selections rolling in, many students are still left in the dark, wondering what courses to take next  year. One of the many advanced courses that are offere...

DHS Has a Show of Support on Multicultural Diversity Day

DHS Has a Show of Support on Multicultural Diversity Day

Riya Chopra and Manasa Ayyala

March 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

During the week of February 12th, Dublin High School hosted its first annual DubLove Week. Each day of the week was dedicated to “spreading the love” to a different on-campus communities, and Thursday the 15th was designated as a Multicultural Day focusing on students from different ethnic backgroun...

District Email Reveals Murray Elementary School Targeted in Shooting Threat

Ari Stassinopoulous, Layout and Cover Designer

March 3, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Student Life

This week, parents in Dublin woke up to read an email from Dr. Leslie Boozer, the superintendent of the Dublin Unified School District. The email, titled "Message to Community regarding Murray Elementary School", was a response to social media threats against Murray Elementary School on Davona Drive. &nbs...

DHS Responses to Parkland Shooting

DHS Responses to Parkland Shooting

Kyle Shi, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


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

On Valentine’s Day 2018, an event happened that occured which was all too recurrent. Another mass shooting, this time specifically at a school lead to seventeen dead and even more injured. It was committed by Nikolas Cruz, a nineteen year old with a mental illness who used to be a student at Stonema...

Day of Kindness Wraps Up DubLove Week

Day of Kindness Wraps Up DubLove Week

Janice Liu and Anvitha Kachinthaya

February 25, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

As the last day of a week celebrating love and diversity, Friday, February 16 was a day of kindness and wrapped up Dublin High School’s first DubLove week with a rally. On this day, instead of wearing colors highlighting a specific issue, students were encouraged to wear colors associated with lov...

DubLove Continues With LGBTQ+ Pride Day

DubLove Continues With LGBTQ+ Pride Day

Spandana Janapati, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

Love is for all, and all should love, and that’s all that should be important. DubLove, a spirit week that ended with a rally and the Decades Dance, was an eventful week created to spread love and acceptance all through Dublin High School. The theme on spirit Wednesday, February 14th, was DHS pride, a...