The Dublin Shield

iPhone 8 and iPhone X: See What Apple’s Got Up Their Sleeve

Thomas Lim, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

With fall kicking in, avid Apple fans know that it’s that time of the year when the technological juggernaut releases its latest innovations. On September 12, Tim Cook, the chief executive of Apple, surprised the audience and the world by releasing not only the iPhone 8, but the iPhone X as well. ...

Last One, Best One: Senior Perspectives

Eugenia Gavrilova, Senior Managing Editor

November 13, 2017

As most Dublin High students simply anticipated their return to campus on August 14th, the rising senior class felt a surge of emotions indescribable in just one word. The impending idea of college apps, the frenzy of a final homecoming, and the disbelief that everything will change in just one year lo...

Freshman Year Do’s and Don’ts: Senior Advice to 2021

Eugenia Gavrilova, Senior Managing Editor

November 13, 2017

Adrenaline woke me up at five AM on my first day of high school. I was unable to go back to sleep or eat breakfast out of sheer excitement for what DHS would bring me. Fast forward three years to my first day of senior year. I barely rolled out of bed (and my house) by seven in the morning in order t...

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

Thomas Lim, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

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

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

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, Associate Managing Editor

November 8, 2017

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, Associate Managing Editor

November 8, 2017

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

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

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...