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DHS’s Third Annual Film Festival

DHS’s Third Annual Film Festival

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2017


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

Dublin High’s third annual Film Festival premiered on Thursday, May 18. Many students arrived  before the event to listen to live music, walk through the student art gallery, and eat food prepared by the catering department. Free Film Festival gear was also handed out to students who came early enou...

Final Choir Concert is a Smash Hit

Final Choir Concert is a Smash Hit

Eugenia Gavrilova, Entertainment Editor

May 23, 2017


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

On Tuesday night, nostalgia was running high in the DHS Performing Arts Center as the choir performed at their last concert of the school year. The multicultural show included songs in more than 10 different languages, representing traditional folk songs and religious hymns from all over the world. ...

The Man Who Escaped: Mark Mathabane

Anvitha Kachinthaya, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

    Born into poverty in the ghettos outside of Johannesburg, South Africa in 1960, Mark Mathabane’s early life was a struggle for survival. He lived in a tiny, illegal, two-room shanty with his mother, father, and growing list of siblings. All around him was the constant fear of po...

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Sheaff

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Sheaff

Morgan Minkler, Staff Writer

May 14, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Uncategorized

2017 marks the third year at Dublin High School for Ms. Sheaff, who teaches English 9 Advanced, English 11, and Freshman Seminar. Ms. Sheaff is also an advisor for the Freshman Mentorship Program (FMP), GiveLight Club, and Key Club, as well as an assistant Junior Varsity volleyball coach. In her role a...

Dublin’s Much Anticipated Aquatic Park the “Wave” to Open Soon

Dublin’s Much Anticipated Aquatic Park the “Wave” to Open Soon

Kaushikee Nayudu, Staff Writer

May 14, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase

The much anticipated aquatic center, The Wave, will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony and tour of the facility on Friday, May 19th. The grand opening of the facility will then take place the following week, during Memorial Day weekend. The 31,000 square foot aquatic park has been in the works for ...

10 Things to Do Over Memorial Day Weekend

Kaushikee Nayudu, Staff Writer

May 14, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase

    Catch the Wave - The Wave will be hosting its grand opening over Memorial Day weekend (May 27 - 29). Get a group of friends and have some fun enjoy the warm weather as well as Dublin’s new waterpark. Tickets can be booked online in advance or purchased the day of at the counter...

DHS reacts to SBAC Block Schedule

DHS reacts to SBAC Block Schedule

Janice Liu, Staff Writer

May 13, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

A “slip” schedule, which is similar to a block schedule, was implemented for seven days this year to accommodate for the Juniors’ Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) testing and the sophomores’ Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) pilot testing. The block schedule began on April 18th and ended o...

Dublin High and Other Schools Targeted Phishing Attacks

Daniel Oden, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

If you have received an invitation to edit a Google Document last week on your school email, do not click on it; it is very possible that it was sent by a phisher. A phisher is someone who sends emails from a reputable company - such as Google - in order to scam people out of personal information suc...

Clay for Cancer Fundraiser

Clay for Cancer Fundraiser

Arielle Lew, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


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

Cancer is a harmful disease, even if you’re not the one facing it yourself. A friend, family, or peer may be going through it too. While you may be left feeling powerless, you’re not.   “It’s something that’s kind of destroyed a lot of lives in general,” said DHS Junior Braedo...

Don’t Miss the DHS 2016-17 Dance Classes’ Concert!

Don’t Miss the DHS 2016-17 Dance Classes’ Concert!

Bea Mendoza, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Community, Showcase, Student Life

On Thursday, May 11th, the beginner’s dance classes at Dublin High School will be hosting their first concert at the Performing Arts Center at 7 PM. The concert is free, but donations are welcome to support the dance program at DHS.   The dance program was started this year  by Mrs. Sha...