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Freshmen Mentorship Program – Friends Mentoring Friends

Freshmen Mentorship Program – Friends Mentoring Friends

Arielle Lew, Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Here at Dublin High School, we are fortunate enough to have a program that not many schools are able to provide— the Freshman Mentorship Program, commonly known simply as FMP. But what is the purpose  of this program? According to junior Collette Lee,  “it’s a really great way to get freshmen to get more invol...

Summer Never Ends When You Work at the Wave!

Bea Mendoza, Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

In May of  2017, the City of Dublin opened the Wave, an aquatic recreation center  in Emerald Glen Park. Many students at Dublin High pursued summer jobs at this new facility. From slide attendant to lifeguard, there are many posts to be filled.   But what is it like to work at the Wave? Is ...

Summer Jobs – Take It Or Leave It?

Summer Jobs – Take It Or Leave It?

Hannah Bumanlag, Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Getting a job is a rite of passage that most teenagers in America face as they navigate through high school, whether they’re in a position where they need to support themselves financially or because they’re simply following the pack. Typically, a teenager gets their first job the summer before the...

Club Spotlight: Caring Hands Crochet Club

Club Spotlight: Caring Hands Crochet Club

Janice Liu, Copy Editor

September 12, 2017


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

What is the Caring Hands Crochet Club? The Caring Hands Crochet Club (or simply known as the Crochet Club) is a hobby and service club that makes crocheted products and donates the proceeds earned from selling them to support the American Cancer Society. The club’s mission is to “not only to ...

What is Your Hope for the 2017-2018 School Year?

Neha Harpanhalli, Senior Student Life Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

“What is your hope for the 2017-2018 school year?”   This was the question posed by the Dublin Unified School District to students across the district. The Dublin Shield reached out to several Dublin High teachers of various departments, asking the same question. Here are their responses:  ...

Mayweather vs McGregor: The Biggest Fight in Combat Sports History

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports, United States, World

Conor McGregor may be the UFC Lightweight Champion, fighting with intensity that has never been matched by any other mixed martial artist; however, when he stepped onto the boxing ring on August 26, 2017 in Las Vegas, he showed that he belongs in the MMA cage instead. His opponent also helped him re...

Hurricane Harvey: How Texas Has Been Affected

Hurricane Harvey: How Texas Has Been Affected

Vikram Nithyanandam, World Editor

September 4, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, United States, World

What is Hurricane Harvey? Hurricane Harvey has been a Category 3-4 hurricane as of August 28th, 2017, and dissipated on September 2nd, 2017, and has ravaged through Texas and made countless residents homeless. At least 10 people have been killed due to the hurricane. Louisiana was also affected by Hurrica...

DHS Summer Fun! I Was a Tourist in France

DHS Summer Fun! I Was a Tourist in France

Sabina Boudames, World Editor

August 21, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, World

This summer, I traveled through France, visiting Paris and Nice. As I traveled, I made it my goal to focus on the various differences in culture and lifestyle in France compared to here in California. One prominent example was that the majority of shops and restaurants in France closed on Sundays. Wh...

Dublin High Views the Great American Eclipse

Dublin High Views the Great American Eclipse

Sabina Boudames, World Editor

August 21, 2017


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

Today, on August 21, 2017, America saw its first solar eclipse since June 8, 1979, and the entire country was filled with talk. Many websites and news channels offered live streams. Mrs. Lewis, the physical sciences and engineering lead teacher at Dublin High, explained what eclipses are. “As a phys...

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Neha Harpanhalli, Senior Student Life/Campus Editor

June 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Showcase

June 26, 2017 marked the 20th anniversary of the UK publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (published one year later in the US as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone).   “20 years ago today a world that I had lived in alone was suddenly open to others,” author J...