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2018-2019 Winter Guard – Let the Games Begin

2018-2019 Winter Guard – Let the Games Begin

Spandana Janapati, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community, Showcase, Student Life

If you think dancing is hard, try adding flying rifles too, something the members of the colorguard team know all too well. On Saturday, February 10, the DHS colorguard team had their very first WGI Regional Competition at Bakersfield. WGI (winter guard international) is a performing arts organizati...

“Singggg-aaaaa-Gramsss” – DHS Valentine’s Day Special

“Singggg-aaaaa-Gramsss” – DHS Valentine’s Day Special

Audrey Kang and Vikram Nithyanandam

February 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community, Showcase, Student Life

This year, the Dublin High Choir Department performed their annual Sing-A-Grams for Valentine’s Day on February 13, 2018, a day before Valentines Day. Over 400 Sing-A-Grams were sold and performed to the students of Dublin High in front of all their peers during class. Because of the sheer number of ...

DubLove: A Week of Unity, Empowerment, and, Above All, Love

DubLove: A Week of Unity, Empowerment, and, Above All, Love

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

When you look at yourself in the mirror, who do you see? Do you see someone who puts on a brave smile but actually is  struggling mentally? Do you see someone who was born with a disability and is tormented because of it? Do you see someone who expresses romantic feelings towards another one’s parents...

Symbolically Letting Go of the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

Symbolically Letting Go of the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

Kaushikee Nayudu, Junior Managing Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The National Institute of Mental Health reports that depression and other mental disorders have grown increasingly common in the United States. In an era where teens are surrounded by constant pressure, both academic and social, it's unsurprising that mental disorders are growing increasingly more p...

Lenaea High School’s 2018 Theatre Festival

Lenaea High School’s 2018 Theatre Festival

Spandana Janapati, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community, Showcase, Student Life

If a three day, Shakespeare-filled, theatre kids bonding sounds like the perfect weekend, then you should have joined the DHS drama department at Lenaea High School’s annual theatre festival. The purpose of the Lenaea theatre festival is to promote and strengthen theatre art education at the high schoo...

The 2018 One Acts – An Emotional Rollercoaster

The 2018 One Acts – An Emotional Rollercoaster

Spandana Janapati, Staff Writer

February 10, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community, Showcase, Student Life

When Hamlet said “to be or not to be,” he was contemplating death, but I think the real question is to be or not to be a part of the DHS Drama Department. The Drama Department performed their one acts from January 18th to January 21st, kick-starting another great year. With the help of their talented...

The 2018 Winter Art Show: an Eclectic Collective

The 2018 Winter Art Show: an Eclectic Collective

Bea Mendoza, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

It’s never a bad time to support the arts! From January 29 to February 16, everyone is invited to N104 during lunch for the annual Winter Art Show. Galleries such as this one allow the artists on campus to really shine, and share their pieces with the rest of DHS.     Unlike the previo...

DHS Reacts to Super Bowl 52

DHS Reacts to Super Bowl 52

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

February 4, 2018


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

On February 6th, 2017, a showdown will be held in U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis between two of the NFL’s best teams: the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles. Led by 5-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady, the New England Patriots finished with a 13-3 record in the regular season to clinch...

A Recap on Dubversity Week and Why We Needed It

A Recap on Dubversity Week and Why We Needed It

Catherine Capretta, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Most of you may know that a couple weeks ago was Dubversity Week, an opportunity for Dublin High to celebrate differences among the student body in terms of race, gender, sexual orientation, culture, etc. A gathering was held in the gym on Wednesday, which showcased the diverse clubs and culture here ...

Student Spotlight: Arjav Rawal

Student Spotlight: Arjav Rawal

Kyle Shi, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

As Arjav Rawal came home from Washington D.C., he didn’t know what was coming next. He didn’t know that in the coming months, he would release his debut album, Atulya. Atulya is an album that consists of mainly traditional Gujarati songs that were Rawal’s grandfather’s favorites, mixed with Rawa...