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Art Spotlight: AP Studio Art

Art Spotlight: AP Studio Art

Thomas Lim, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


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

For DHS students who want to pursue a career in the visual arts, taking AP Studio Art is often a possibility that becomes a reality.  Known to be the most rigorous of the art courses, it allows all who take the class to truly push their artistic capabilities out of the comfort zone.   “A...

Ally Loo: Changing the World One Plushie at a Time

Ally Loo: Changing the World One Plushie at a Time

Audrey Kang, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


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

Last Thursday, there was a Video Bulletin segment on Ally Loo, a senior at Dublin High School. Loo created PATCH, Plushies Aimed to Comfort Hearts,  and divulged her story and what inspired her to create this club. A victim of sexual assault and and child abuse as a kid, Ally Loo refused to let her pas...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Night Full of Love, Magic, and Mischief That’s Not to Be Missed!

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Night Full of Love, Magic, and Mischief That’s Not to Be Missed!

Danielle Tran and Sabina Boudames

October 22, 2017


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

William Shakespeare once said, “The course of true love never did run smooth,” and one of his most famous plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, is certainly no exception. Following the storylines of four mixed-up lovers, a group of lowly commoners trying to put on a play for the king and queen, and (...

DHS Supports Its Teachers, Through and Through: A Statement to the School District

DHS Supports Its Teachers, Through and Through: A Statement to the School District

Abigale Kim, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

To the Dublin Unified School District: My name is Abigale Kim, and I am a senior at Dublin High School. I have collected stories from students about how they are impacted by the teachers in the Dublin Unified School District. As you know, due to difficulties in contract negotiations, the teachers...

North Bay Devastating Fire: How Dublin High Has Been Affected

North Bay Devastating Fire: How Dublin High Has Been Affected

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

On October 9th, 2017, what started out as a small fire in Napa due to the escalating temperatures, became a horrific tragedy, ravaging through the North Bay, leaving at least 30 dead, hundreds missing, and thousands more displaced. Now, eighty miles away, Dublin High School has begun to feel the devastati...

Homecoming Word Search

Homecoming Word Search

Mandy Tran, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Here is a homecoming word search for you all! Happy Homecoming! Mandy Tran...

Meet Dublin High School’s New Band Director, Ms. Melissa Williams

Meet Dublin High School’s New Band Director, Ms. Melissa Williams

Ashley Kim, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2017


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

When were you first interested in music? How did this interest develop? I started playing music in middle school.  I had other hobbies at the time and mostly enjoyed playing Disney songs on my flute (I'm slightly embarrassed to admit). It wasn't until high school when I had a really great saxop...

How to Get Ready for Homecoming like Royalty

How to Get Ready for Homecoming like Royalty

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Homecoming is finally here and the entire school can’t stop buzzing about it! It’s a week of school spirit, friendly competition between classes, and a time for the entire school to come together and have a great time. However, the real event that people are ecstatic for doesn’t arrive until the ...

Football Season Has Officially Begun

Football Season Has Officially Begun

Spandana Janapati, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

He shoots, he scores! Oh wait, that’s the wrong sport. If you missed the first varsity football game on Friday September 29th, you have arrived at the right website for the information. This game started off like any other, with the football team entering the Dublin High field amongst the band pla...

Transportation to Dublin High School: Overcrowding Wheels Buses Becoming an Increasing Problem

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

For students attending Dublin High School who have not yet earned their license, or others who simply cannot get  a ride, Wheels buses have been a reliable way  for getting to and from school. Using a number of quick and easy routes, the bus manages to arrive at school without much trouble. However, ...