The Dublin Shield

Dare to be Different: Mark Mathabane Speaks at Dublin High School

Dare to be Different: Mark Mathabane Speaks at Dublin High School

Anvitha Kachinthaya and Daniel Oden

May 29, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, between fourth period and lunch, hundreds of students crowded into Dublin High School’s Center for Performing Arts and Education, buzzing with excitement and anticipation. The expectation in the atmosphere was tangible, the whole audience waiting with bated breath for a...

Dublin High Student Art Work & Art Show Review

Dublin High Student Art Work & Art Show Review

Neha Harpanhalli, Student/Campus Life Editor

May 27, 2017


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

The Dublin High Art Department is showcasing student artwork from the year in conjunction with the Evening of the Arts celebration and the DHS Film Festival. The Art Gallery opened in Room N-104 on Tuesday, May 16, with an official community reception on Thursday, May 18, from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. It wi...

DHS Leadership Senior Capstone Project Highlight

DHS Leadership Senior Capstone Project Highlight

Kiana Meagher, Social Media Manager

May 25, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Dublin High’s leadership class never fails to go above and beyond and this year, student activities director, Kelly Beck, assigned an end of the year Capstone Project for all outgoing seniors in the Leadership class. Hoping to make their lasting impression on the school, (as well as cure senioritis) th...

Time to Say Goodbye: DHS Band and Orchestra Performs at Heartwarming Last Concert

Time to Say Goodbye: DHS Band and Orchestra Performs at Heartwarming Last Concert

Ashley Kim and Emily Ellis

May 25, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Uncategorized

On May 15, 2017, the band and orchestra performed at their last concert with Mr. Everts as their director. In late April, Mr. Everts announced his resignation from Dublin’s band program and his decision to be the band director at a school with a smaller band program in Northern California. His stu...

Mr. Everts Resigns as the Dublin High School Band Director

Mr. Everts Resigns as the Dublin High School Band Director

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor

May 25, 2017


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

In late April, Mr. Everts announced that he was resigning as the band director of Dublin High School in a carefully spoken statement to his students. After detailing their successes as a musical program and restating how proud he was, Mr. Everts said simply, “I need to give the band to someone els...

Public Art Final: Collette Lee

Public Art Final: Collette Lee

Collettee Lee, Guest Writer

May 24, 2017


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

This past year of taking AP Studio Art has been an extremely valuable and interesting experience in which I was encouraged to expand my boundaries and explore new styles through 2D-design. For my final project, I captured four portraits of my friends using experimental lighting. My goal was to create...

DHS’s Third Annual Film Festival

DHS’s Third Annual Film Festival

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2017


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

Dublin High’s third annual Film Festival premiered on Thursday, May 18. Many students arrived  before the event to listen to live music, walk through the student art gallery, and eat food prepared by the catering department. Free Film Festival gear was also handed out to students who came early enou...

Final Choir Concert is a Smash Hit

Final Choir Concert is a Smash Hit

Eugenia Gavrilova, Entertainment Editor

May 23, 2017


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

On Tuesday night, nostalgia was running high in the DHS Performing Arts Center as the choir performed at their last concert of the school year. The multicultural show included songs in more than 10 different languages, representing traditional folk songs and religious hymns from all over the world. ...

The Man Who Escaped: Mark Mathabane

Anvitha Kachinthaya, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

    Born into poverty in the ghettos outside of Johannesburg, South Africa in 1960, Mark Mathabane’s early life was a struggle for survival. He lived in a tiny, illegal, two-room shanty with his mother, father, and growing list of siblings. All around him was the constant fear of po...

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Sheaff

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Sheaff

Morgan Minkler, Staff Writer

May 14, 2017


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Uncategorized

2017 marks the third year at Dublin High School for Ms. Sheaff, who teaches English 9 Advanced, English 11, and Freshman Seminar. Ms. Sheaff is also an advisor for the Freshman Mentorship Program (FMP), GiveLight Club, and Key Club, as well as an assistant Junior Varsity volleyball coach. In her role a...