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Students Share How to Prepare for AP Exams

Students Share How to Prepare for AP Exams

Shreya Mathur, Online Editor

April 18, 2014


Filed under Feature

Sleep. Study. Eat. Repeat.  For many Dublin High students, it seems like this is what the next few weeks will be all about. With the May AP exams slowly approaching, a number students have begun to prepare.  Students are using a variety of different methods to help organize and strategize their prep...

Why is civics required to graduate?

Why is civics required to graduate?

Camila Huang, Photo Editor

March 27, 2014


Filed under Feature

Laws. Articles. Amendments. Elections. Governments. These are some of the topics talked about in Civics, a class that students must take during their senior year of high school in order to graduate. But what is it about Civics that students must know so that they can graduate?  Why is Civics requir...

An Abundance of Katherines proves worth the read

An Abundance of Katherines proves worth the read

Grace Li, News Editor

March 27, 2014


Filed under Feature, Reviews, Uncategorized

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green details the pitiful relationships of Colin Singleton, an anagram obsessed, child prodigy who has just been dumped by his nineteenth Katherine. The peculiar thing about Singleton is that he only dates girls named Katherine, hence the title. Heartbroken and tire...

DHS students make a difference

DHS students make a difference

Shelby Richmond, Copy Editor

March 25, 2014


Filed under Feature, Showcase

At the Saint Patrick’s day festival this year on March 14 and 15, many DHS students were helping the community by donating their time at the event. They did many different jobs that helped the festival go smoothly. “I volunteered for the Shamrock 5K Fun Run on Sunday,” Junior Stephanie Li said. “...

What are the changes in the redesigned SAT?

What are the changes in the redesigned SAT?

Chris Zhao, Photo Editor

March 21, 2014


Filed under Feature, Showcase

In Spring 2016, College Board will release the new redesigned SAT test, which can also be sampled on April 16, 2016. This new version of the SAT has various changes, such as being able to be taken on a computer at selected locations, a change in the sections: Math, Evidence-Based Reading and Writing,...

Reasons behind the redesigning of the SAT

Reasons behind the redesigning of the SAT

Shreya Mathur, Online Editor

March 21, 2014


Filed under Feature, Showcase

With its now revised SAT out of 1600 points to be in effect 2016, College Board hopes to fill the test with content most used in colleges and careers. The essay portion will become optional with intentions to open up doors to higher education for students around the world who can’t afford it. According...

The Symbolic Aspect of Capturing Photos

The Symbolic Aspect of Capturing Photos

Naveed Shaikh, Opinion Editor

March 19, 2014


Filed under Community, Opinion

Photography is capturing images with one’s camera and creating images that are meaningful to them. Here at DHS, it is a part of people's daily lives. The concept of photography is capturing a specific moment in time. The images the photographer takes can be indescribable or can really speak out to...

Girls Basketball NCS

Girls Basketball NCS

Malik Paey, Distribution Editor

March 19, 2014


Filed under Feature, Sports

On February 25, 2014, the varsity girl’s basketball team started a quest in hopes of winning the NCS title with a battle against Newark Memorial. The Dublin Lady Gaels pulled out with an amazing victory with the final score of Dublin 56, Newark Memorial 39. Their second NCS game was also held at Dub...

DHS CSF volunteers at zoo

DHS CSF volunteers at zoo

Grace Li, News Editor

March 13, 2014


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Elephants, lions, giraffes. The Oakland Zoo has many exotic and exciting animals that Dublin High students were able to volunteer for and help with at their annual zoo project on March 8. “The zoo has always been a popular CSF event,” Community Service Chair Justin Lu says. Dublin High student...

What do Students at Dublin do for Community Service hours?

What do Students at Dublin do for Community Service hours?

Chris Zhao, Photo Editor

March 13, 2014


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase

Throughout the school year and even over summer, students of Dublin High participate in various different activities just for their community service hours. Community service is one of the many things required to receive the different diplomas to graduate high school.   Students are also able to u...