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DHS Reacts to Women’s History Month

DHS Reacts to Women’s History Month

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor

March 14, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Women’s History Month is a month dedicated to the contributions that women have made to society, whether it is in politics, the sciences, the arts, literature, or music. In the United States, women’s history month began with the first International Women’s Day in 1911, which commemorated women...

Student Spotlight: Kevin Hom and Maddi Nobida

Student Spotlight: Kevin Hom and Maddi Nobida

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor

March 14, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The Young Citizen of the Year Award is the one of the most prestigious awards that a high school senior in Dublin can receive. This student spotlight is focused on the two all too deserving nominees, Kevin Hom and Madeline Nobida.   Kevin Hom is a senior who is known for his leadership in Interac...

Annual District Concert was Especially Heartwarming as Fallon Band Director Leaves DUSD After Thirty Years

Annual District Concert was Especially Heartwarming as Fallon Band Director Leaves DUSD After Thirty Years

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor

March 14, 2017


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

The district concert is a music department tradition where all the bands from the elementary schools, middle schools, and high school hold a combined concert and showcase a couple of their best songs. This concert is the chance for the young musicians from elementary and middle school to witness  the ...

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: Another Week, Yet Another Tweet! This Time it’s Wiretapping!

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: Another Week, Yet Another Tweet! This Time it’s Wiretapping!

Morgan Minkler and Kaushikee Nayudu

March 14, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, United States, World

A step into the past … Before anyone condemns President Trump for his allegations against President Obama it’s important to remember that it is hardly unknown for a newly-elected president to attempt to deprecate the performance of their predecessor, especially when they are from a different party. ...

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: Politics and Private Email Servers Go Hand In Hand

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: Politics and Private Email Servers Go Hand In Hand

Morgan Minkler, Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, United States, World

  The private email server in question…   Current Vice President Mike Pence routinely used a private email account during his term as Governor of Indiana to conduct public business, discussing sensitive matters and homeland security issues. Within these emails, there was information re...

The New Engineering and Science Building: Was the School Board’s Decision the Best for DHS?

The New Engineering and Science Building: Was the School Board’s Decision the Best for DHS?

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Engineering and Science Building What’s the issue? As Dublin’s population continues to expand, one of the most controversial topics has been how DUSD should accommodate the influx of new students. For several years, the focus of the controversy has centered on DHS and the proposed second h...

Resilience

Resilience

Austin Escobar, Guest Writer

March 9, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

We all face dilemmas in the physical world, may it be racial injustices, gender inequality, bullies, or grades. We see and understand them and, we do our best to resolve these problems. However, there’s an internal dilemma we all face individually - persevering through our mental adversities. Most of...

“What We Heard”

Julie Sundstrom, Guest Writer/Teacher

March 3, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Opinion

Editor's Note: The following letter was addressed and sent to Amy Miller from Julie Sundstrom, a science teacher at Dublin High.  Per Ms. Sundstrom, Ms. Miller "sent a very thoughtful letter - clearly expressing her pain in making this decision because she knew it would disappoint us and she wante...

How We the People Can Make America Great Again

How We the People Can Make America Great Again

Aaron Deivaprakash, Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

The Women’s Marches around the world. The #BlackLivesMatter rallies. The relentless protests against the Trump administration’s executive order on immigration. All have one thing in common: As I watched these events unravel on live television right before my very eyes, I had no reaction but to shake ...

DHS Alumnus Honored by Air Force

DHS Alumnus Honored by Air Force

February 25, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life, United States

On February 22, 2017, class of '79 DHS Alumnus Greg Gangnuss was honored by the Air Force for heroism in Afghanistan. He received the Air Force Civilian Award for Valor. In October 2015, Mr. Gangnuss was serving a voluntary deployment in Afghanistan as a senior environmental advisor for the Ministry of Defense Advisor Program when a...