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DHS Reacts: Anonymous thoughts on the Jan. 6th Capitol riots

DHS Reacts: Anonymous thoughts on the Jan. 6th Capitol riots

Ananya Varshneya, Columnist January 11, 2021

Courtesy of the Dublin Political Coalition, Dublin High Students shared their anonymous thoughts on the January 6th riots at the Capitol and explained how the event was discussed through online school....

Student poll workers pose with staff at drop-off locations.

Student involvement in November elections

Anna Hsu, Student Life Editor November 9, 2020

After months of heated debates and campaigns, the elections are finally coming to an end. In the past few months, students have been actively engaged whether it is through watching debates, discussions...

DHS Reacts: Should 17-year-olds be given the right to vote?

DHS Reacts: Should 17-year-olds be given the right to vote?

Danielle Tran and Riya Chopra November 4, 2020

As votes are counted for the 2020 election, states across the country are witnessing record-breaking voter turnout. Over the past few weeks, media channels have flooded Americans with opposing campaign...

The debate on criminal justice reform allowed for audience interaction and questions through Zoom.

Dublin High Democrats and Republicans host debate on criminal justice reform

Anna Hsu, Student Life Editor September 28, 2020

With ongoing Black Lives Matter protests and the November election coming up, the Dublin High Democrats, Republicans, and JSA (Junior States of America) held their first debate of the year on the widely...

The board deliberated on the agreement at a special meeting on Thursday evening.

School year will begin with full distance learning

Riya Chopra, for the Pleasanton Weekly July 17, 2020

The DUSD board voted to start the school year with full distance learning for at least six weeks in a 5-0 decision at Thursday’s special meeting. “Safety needs to come first for students, staff,...

Dan Moirao, Ed.D., is taking over the helm of Dublin Unified in wake of Marken's departure.

Daniel Moirao appointed as acting superintendent

Riya Chopra, for the Pleasanton Weekly July 11, 2020

The Dublin Unified School District Board of Trustees approved an employment contract for Daniel Moirao, E.D., to serve as acting superintendent in a unanimous vote Tuesday evening. Moirao, who has a...

The board deliberated on the tentative agreement during the June 30 meeting.

School board reverses course, approves agreement with teachers’ union

Riya Chopra, for the Pleasanton Weekly July 11, 2020

The Dublin Unified School District Board of Trustees has signed off on a tentative contract agreement with the Dublin Teachers Association (DTA) for the 2020-21 school year, following a particularly tense...

Until now, students were required to take either the SAT or ACT in order to apply to University of California schools.

UCs Adopt Plan to Eliminate SAT/ACT by 2025

Riya Chopra, Co-Managing Editor June 16, 2020

COVID-19 has already hastened the decline of the SAT and ACT in college admissions, with countless universities adopting test-optional policies for the class of 2021 in response to the shelter-in-place...

Students Finish AP Testing Despite Disruptions

Riya Chopra, Co-Managing Editor June 2, 2020

One constant of student life at DHS is the stress that AP season brings to campus every May. Even this year, when almost nothing is normal, hundreds of Dublin High students spent hours studying for the...

Protestors created signs that recognized the victims of police brutality.

Dublin protestors unite against police brutality

Kaushikee Nayudu, Editor-in-Chief June 1, 2020

The death of George Floyd has sparked protests nationwide, with individuals rallying to demand accountability for police violence and systemic oppression of African Americans. In Dublin, hundreds of protestors...

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