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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...

Engineering Academy Field Trip: DHS Students Visit SF

Engineering Academy Field Trip: DHS Students Visit SF

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2017


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

On Tuesday, February 14, fifteen DHS students went to the cybersecurity firm RiskIQ in San Francisco. At RiskIQ, the students participated in the first stop of “The Alliance Cybersecurity Converge Tour”, a new initiative designed to bring high schoolers, particularly minority students, into the cyb...

Love is in the Air for Dublin High: Valegrams

Love is in the Air for Dublin High: Valegrams

Ingrid Zhang, Layout & Writer

February 19, 2017


Filed under Arts, Community, Showcase, Student Life

Setting the select bouquets of roses and boxes of gourmet chocolate assortments aside, there is only one true way to express your love during Valentine’s Day at DHS: Valegrams. On Valentine’s Day, groups of choir members dressed in festive costumes showed up to the recipient’s classroom whil...