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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...

Ball Tickets: What’s With the Price?

Anissa Rashid, Photography Editor
March 4, 2017
Filed under Community, Student Life

The season of meticulously searching for the perfect dress, cheesy proposals, and overpriced flower arrangements has begun. Ball is a timeless high school tradition that Seniors look forward to each year. The expectations for this quintessential high school experience are high, and throughout the ye...

Korean Exchange Students Visit DHS

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief
March 4, 2017
Filed under Community, Student Life

On Friday, February 16, 2016, DHS was visited by a group of students from Busan International School, a boarding school in South Korea.   The students were in the U.S. for two weeks as part of an exchange program with their school. Their visit to DHS was a way for them to learn about the...

“What We Heard”

Julie Sundstrom, Guest Writer/Teacher
March 3, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Opinion

Editor's Note: The following letter was addressed and sent to Amy Miller from Julie Sundstrom, a science teacher at Dublin High.  Per Ms. Sundstrom, Ms. Miller "sent a very thoughtful letter - clearly expressing her pain in making this decision because she knew it would disappoint us and she wante...

Improv the Nation Show

Improv the Nation Show

Sarah Grier, Guest Writer
February 25, 2017
Filed under Arts, Clubs, Community, Showcase, Student Life

Improv the Nation once again brought the house down with laughter, this time with new team member Noah ‘Hermes’ McMoyler. The show opened with a hilarious resolution to the segment from this week's video bulletin in which Noah defeats the fight started in the segment (to see the segment, go here). ...

DHS Alumnus Honored by Air Force

DHS Alumnus Honored by Air Force

February 25, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life, United States

On February 22, 2017, class of '79 DHS Alumnus Greg Gangnuss was honored by the Air Force for heroism in Afghanistan. He received the Air Force Civilian Award for Valor. In October 2015, Mr. Gangnuss was serving a voluntary deployment in Afghanistan as a senior environmental advisor for the Ministry of Defense Advisor Program when a...

DHS Hosts Open House & Future Freshman Night

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief
February 23, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

On Thursday, February 16, DHS came alive after dark for Open House and Future Freshmen Night.   The future members of the class of 2021 arrived at 6:00 PM  to watch a video introducing them to DHS. (You can watch the video here.) After the video, the future freshmen were given the opportunity...