The Dublin Shield

Collaboration Days: Are They Helpful?

Collaboration Days: Are They Helpful?

February 3, 2014


Filed under Community, Opinion

Watching and waiting in sixth period for the clock to hit 1:48. Students can barely sit in their seats while the teachers prepare for the coming meetings Students’ minds are fuzzy and all they can think about how short the day is on collaboration days. A lot of what teachers say goes in one...

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: How one woman got to live forever.

Grace Li, News Editor

February 3, 2014


Filed under Feature, Reviews, Showcase

I first picked up this book as part of an AP Biology research project, at my teacher’s recommendation. What I got from it, was so much more. Rebecca Skloot’s book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, details the story of one important woman that history and science, up until now, forgot to attri...

Art Club Gives the Gift of Art to Homeless

Art Club Gives the Gift of Art to Homeless

Grace Li, News Editor

December 16, 2013


Filed under Feature, Showcase, World

Dublin High’s very own Art club is embarking on a journey to improve the lives of others with their artistic abilities. This year, members were asked to draw coloring pages to give to the children of the InnVision Shelter Network, an organization that provides housing and financial aid to people without...

White Elephant Gift Exchange

White Elephant Gift Exchange

December 13, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Feature

Every year around Christmas time, people are always going through the same motions of holiday music, cookies and gift exchanges. But there are ways to spice up this pattern and step out of the same routine. For example, the White Elephant Gift exchange! This unique and fun game will bring friendly com...

Solar Panels

Solar Panels

Camila Huang, Photo Editor

December 13, 2013


Filed under Feature, Showcase, World

How can solar panels benefit us? Have you ever seen solar panels in other school’s parking lot? Or anywhere in our city? Our students show their opinions about the topic; “maybe in 10 years we will have solar panels because we are still under constructions,” says senior Gene Elazegui, referring t...

How Students @ DHS Celebrate the Holidays

Erin Bradley, Student Life Editor

December 13, 2013


Filed under Community, Entertainment, Feature

The time greatest holiday of the year, the most wonderful time of the year; the day all little boys and girls look forward to every winter season. The one day a year everyone likes to wake up early and see what awaits for them from Ol’ Saint Nick. That’s right, the Christmas holidays are here yet...

Anticipating the New Year

Anticipating the New Year

Shreya Mathur, Online Editor

December 13, 2013


Filed under Feature

Exciting, amazing, worthwhile — these were all words Dublin High students used to describe 2013. As New Year’s Day approaches, many display excitement and readiness to begin 2014, so what will students miss about 2013? “2013 has been a pretty good year,” sophomore Emily Doig says. “But I am looking fo...

Slangs

Slangs

liliana wong, Online Editor

December 10, 2013


Filed under Community, Opinion

In this generation, students are learning to use improper English, or slang, to communicate with one another. Teenagers are mostly using words such as “gunna”, “shoulda”, “hella”, and even “cray”. The media has transformed this generation to combine, shorten, and change real words. The...

Frozen: The next big Disney movie

Frozen: The next big Disney movie

Grace Li, News Editor

December 4, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Feature

Disney’s newest princess movie Frozen came out on November 27, and revolves around sisters Anna (Kristen Bell) and Elsa (Idina Menzel) of Arendelle. Frozen has all the elements of a good, ol’ Disney movie, but is still refreshing. Normally, it would be easy to figure out the plot from the get-go, ...

November Horoscopes

November Horoscopes

Naveed Shaikh, Opinion Editor

November 22, 2013


Filed under Community, Feature

Aries 3/21-4/19 Today it’s your day to shine! Be sure to share to your friends about all the good things happening in your life; it’s good to keep your friends informed on things going on. Taurus 4/20-5/20 You will learn something cool today! Pay attention and become more aware of the things you le...