The Dublin Shield

A Disastrous Flu Season Starts Off the Year

A Disastrous Flu Season Starts Off the Year

Ingrid Zhang, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

As with every winter season, the flu attacks the human population and takes the lives of tens of thousands unfortunate individuals. This year, the North American continent is suffering the worst flu season in nearly a decade. Every state in the the US except Hawaii  has been struck by the deadly virus...

Girls Basketball Silent Night – A Game to Remember

Girls Basketball Silent Night – A Game to Remember

Spandana Janapati, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Once upon a time, in a land of music far, far away, a great band called The Score said: “Keeping us down is impossible ‘cause we're unstoppable”. I think they might just have been talking about the lady gaels. On January 23rd, the girl’s basketball silent night took place. Silent night is an an...

Love, Unity, and Feminism: Women’s March 2018 from the Perspectives of DHS Students and Alumnae

Love, Unity, and Feminism: Women’s March 2018 from the Perspectives of DHS Students and Alumnae

Ashley Kim, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2018


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

Ever since its breakthrough last January, the Women’s March has been an organization that fuels change. It bolsters the cause of gender equality, and it encourages peaceful protests as a sign of resistance and unity. Last October, the Women’s March promoted public advocacy and intersectional fem...

Freshman Mentor: More Than a Title

Freshman Mentor: More Than a Title

Thomas Lim, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The Freshman Mentorship Program application is officially open, and this means that current sophomores and juniors can apply to become a role model for freshmen in a classroom environment. FMP is much more than an extracurricular. To be a mentor means that you are more than just a leader, but an ally...

Arts Department Spotlight: Dublin Choir

Vikram Nithyanandam, World Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community, Showcase, Student Life

  In the DHS Arts department, the vocal music division is full of students with the love of music and the willingness to make it together. The Dublin High School Choir has students who share this passion of music and work hard for every concert to sing their best and shine. All the choirs are t...

The Dublin High Valentine’s Day Sing-A-Grams Strike Again

The Dublin High Valentine’s Day Sing-A-Grams Strike Again

Vikram Nithyanandam, World Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community, Showcase, Student Life

Valentine’s Day is coming up in February, and Dublin High’s Vocal Department is honoring their yearly tradition of Sing-A-Grams on February 13th, 2018. This year, Valentine’s Day is on a Wednesday, which doesn’t give enough time during the day to finish all of the Sing-A-Grams. So, the Sing-...

Lesila Finau: From Half-Court Games With Her Brother to Division One College Basketball

Lesila Finau: From Half-Court Games With Her Brother to Division One College Basketball

Kaushikee Nayudu, Junior Managing Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Lesila Finau, currently a senior at Dublin High, is one of the talented athletes who will be playing for the University of Minnesota Twin Cities’ Division I basketball team this fall. Recently, the Shield sat down with Finau to capture this athlete’s story and aspirations.   Finau revealed that she had been playing bas...

A New Year Calls For Change: Students Share New Year’s Resolutions For 2018

A New Year Calls For Change: Students Share New Year’s Resolutions For 2018

Janice Liu, Copy Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

In these past few days, it’s common to hear people say, “New year, new me!” With 2017 drawn to a close, the New Year is an opportunity for us to reflect upon ourselves and make resolutions to bring positive changes in our lives, such as accomplishing personal goals or changing our unhealthy ...

One Acts Word Search

One Acts Word Search

Mandy Tran, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018


Filed under Arts, Community, Showcase, Student Life

Check out this word search about the One Acts!

A Final Reflection on DTA: The Latest Update Regarding the Teacher March and Compromise Between the DTA and District Board

A Final Reflection on DTA: The Latest Update Regarding the Teacher March and Compromise Between the DTA and District Board

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

January 13, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase

On December 5th, 2017, over 700 teachers, students, and parents gathered at the front of Dublin High School to march in protest of the unfair treatment regarding the DTA’s (Dublin Teachers Association) meager salary. Holding small, wax candles and large, wooden signs, the mass made its way to the Di...