The Dublin Shield

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...

Stranger: A Hidden Gem with a Fascinating Perspective of Reality

Stranger: A Hidden Gem with a Fascinating Perspective of Reality

Ashley Kim, Editor-in-Chief

December 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Reviews, Showcase, TV

The Korean drama Stranger, written by first-time screenwriter Lee Soo-yeon, captivates its audience with its complex plot driven by multidimensional perspectives and outstanding performances by its actors. In this drama, a prosecutor and a policewoman make an unorthodox duo as they search for the truth beh...

A Wrap-Up to Dublin Cross Country’s Successful Season: Second at States

A Wrap-Up to Dublin Cross Country’s Successful Season: Second at States

Kyle Morrison, Guest Writer who ran in the race

December 27, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports

It was a cool and dusty fall day at Woodward Park in Fresno, California as the boys on the Dublin Cross Country team attempted to put an exclamation point on their historic season with a win at the state meet. With amazing performances throughout the season at major meets like Ed Sias (1st), Clovis (2nd...

Club Spotlight: DECA

Club Spotlight: DECA

Arielle Lew, Staff Writer

December 27, 2017


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

The Distributive Education Clubs of America, commonly known as DECA, is a business association located in high schools and colleges, internationally. In DECA, members participate and compete in four main categories: Marketing and Communications, Business Management and Administration, Hospitality and...

Art Spotlight: Graphic Publications

Art Spotlight: Graphic Publications

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

December 27, 2017


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

Imagine it is that time of year again - the sun is shining high in the sky, and there is an extensive line snaking from a room in the L Building. Everyone is eager to get their yearbook - and the crowd cannot seem to move fast enough. However, have you ever stopped to consider what it takes to produ...

The Justice League: What Happened to Character Development?

The Justice League: What Happened to Character Development?

Spandana Janapati, Staff Writer

December 25, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Movies, Reviews, Showcase

SPOILER ALERT (kind of) Science fiction, fantasy, and action. A combination of genres that concoct the best kind of movies with just the right amount of teamwork, fight scenes, and an overwhelming amount of emotions that will leave you feeling lost and confused days after. When you think of these th...

Kids Against Hunger: Feeding Hungry Bellies With Full Hearts

Kids Against Hunger: Feeding Hungry Bellies With Full Hearts

Anvitha Kachinthaya, Entertainment Editor

December 23, 2017


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

On Wednesday, December 6, 2017, almost forty students from Dublin High School gathered at the Kids Against Hunger warehouse in Pleasanton and packed 7,344 meals that would be delivered to starving children locally and across the world, shattering the 5,000 meal goal they had set for themselves. The eve...

How Will Net Neutrality Affect You?

How Will Net Neutrality Affect You?

Ashley Kim, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2017


Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

  Ever since its creation, the internet has been the major platform of the information age. Communication, innovation, and technology have all stemmed from the creation of the internet. From Googling a question to watching the most hilarious YouTubers, the internet is ubiquitous in daily life. Th...

Art Spotlight: Dance, Dance, Dance!

Art Spotlight: Dance, Dance, Dance!

Bea Mendoza, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


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

The DHS Dance program is the latest addition to Dublin High School’s impressive array of arts classes. Founded by Mrs. Sabonis last school year, the program consists of two beginner level classes and one intermediate level class (with plans to have an advanced level added soon). A dance class with...

Wonder: A Movie That Lives Up to Its Name

Wonder: A Movie That Lives Up to Its Name

Mandy Tran, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Movies, Reviews, Showcase

RJ Palacio’s Wonder, has been touching fans around the world since its publication in February of 2012. It became an instant #1 New York Bestseller and won a variety of national awards. In fact, Just eighteen months after its release, the novel sold over a million copies.   Mandy Tran   I...