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The Dragon That Is Standardized Testing: How to Slay It With Tips From DHS Seniors

Thomas Lim, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

At one point in almost every high schooler’s career, there comes a time when the daunting specter of SATs and ACTs appears before them.  However, it is paramount for students to know that such tests are not quite the behemoths they’ve come to appear as.  With ample preparation, the hours you spen...

A Night to Remember: The Irish Guard Hosts a Successful Invitational

A Night to Remember: The Irish Guard Hosts a Successful Invitational

Ashley Kim, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2017


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

The Dublin High School Irish Guard marches onto the field, the bright lights of the football stadium illuminating their uniforms. Their field show is the last performance of the night. As the announcer asks the drum major if his band is ready, the crowd cheers and waits with anticipation. Once the trumpet...

Dublin High InvenTeam Wins Lemelson-MIT Grant and Is On the Road to Cambridge

Dublin High InvenTeam Wins Lemelson-MIT Grant and Is On the Road to Cambridge

Neha Harpanhalli, Senior Student Life Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The Dublin High School InvenTeam was recently awarded a $9,000 grant from the Lemelson-MIT program to develop SpORT, an assistive technology device that will allow students with disabilities to participate in basketball and soccer events during the annual Tri-Valley Special Olympics. The team consists of ...

Bomb Threat on Dublin High School Leads to Evacuation

Bomb Threat on Dublin High School Leads to Evacuation

Kaushikee Nayudu, Junior Managing Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase

Dublin High School has had a chaotic past few weeks with several instances making our school feel more insecure than usual. The chaos reached a peak on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 when the entire school was evacuated due to a bomb threat.   At around 2:29 pm, just before the end of 6th period, an announc...

Teachers “Working to Rule” During Extended Salary Negotiations

Teachers “Working to Rule” During Extended Salary Negotiations

Kaushikee Nayudu, Junior Managing Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

For the past several weeks, teachers have been involved in negotiations with the district. Though these negotiations occur on a regular basis, there has been disagreement between teachers and the district this year causing complications. Tenured teachers who are members of Dublin Teachers Association ...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Leaves Audience Spellbound

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Leaves Audience Spellbound

Morgan Minkler, Junior Student Life Editor

November 5, 2017


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

Dublin High students put on an impressive performance of Shakespeare’s original comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The production follows four interconnecting plots, which center around the difficulty of love, magic, and as the title suggests, dreams. As the story progresses, the audience watches as t...

Girls’ Tennis Senior Night: Lady Gaels Take It to the Court One More Time

Girls’ Tennis Senior Night: Lady Gaels Take It to the Court One More Time

Riya Chopra, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


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

The 2017 girls tennis season has come to an end, and with it has ended the tenure of six of its beloved members. Senior Night, which took place this Tuesday against Dougherty Valley, was highlighted by the score of 0-9 for the varsity team. This was not a surprise, as Dougherty Valley was undefeated...

DHS Celebrates Halloween!

DHS Celebrates Halloween!

Kyle Shi, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Another spooky Halloween passes, and to reflect, let’s look at the costumes of DHS! The most popular costume on campus seemed to be onesies in all shapes and sizes. Onesie popularity may have soared due to the chilly weather. The weather also contributed to a general decline in costumes, with more ...

Dublin High Word Search

Dublin High Word Search

Mandy Tran, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Complete this awesome word search made by freshman Mandy Tran!

The 2017 Homecoming Skit Rally Was a Moment of Unity for DHS

The 2017 Homecoming Skit Rally Was a Moment of Unity for DHS

Amulya Vallabhaneni, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

As yet another year of homecoming has come and gone, the iconic night skit rally was definitely not an event to have missed. The 2017 rally featured some of the most memorable skits, performances, and announcements that have graced Dublin High.   The rally began with pride-filled and spirit...