The Dublin Shield

Solar Panels

Camila Huang, Photo Editor

December 13, 2013

How can solar panels benefit us? Have you ever seen solar panels in other school’s parking lot? Or anywhere in our city? Our students show their opinions about the topic; “maybe in 10 years we will have solar panels because we are still under constructions,” says senior Gene Elazegui, referring t...

What to do on Thanksgiving Break

Vivien Li, Online Editor

November 22, 2013

It’s that time of year again when everyone is counting down the days to Thanksgiving break. Each year, Dublin High students have unique plans on how they are spending their time off from school. If any student at Dublin High isn’t sure of what to do, he or she should simply ask around. The possibilities...

Daylight Savings

Malik Peay, distributor

November 20, 2013

Daylight savings at Dublin High may affect students’ performances in school due to the new sleeping schedule. On Sunday, November 3, everyone had to adapt to this sleeping schedule which added another hour of sleep. “I didn't really feel a change in my school performance, but this extra hour of...

The Science Bowl

Shelby Richmond, Copy Editor

November 20, 2013

Are you good at science and math? Are you interested in proving your skills? The Science Bowl is a competition for middle schools and high schools in which students are asked questions from various fields of science.  The Dublin High School Science Club will be participating in the regional competitio...

Daylight savings saving peoples academics?

Malik Peay, Distributor

November 18, 2013

Daylight savings at Dublin High may affect students’ performances in school due to the new sleeping schedule. On Sunday, November 3, everyone had to adapt to this sleeping schedule which added another hour of sleep. “I didn't really feel a change in my school performance, but this extra hour of...

Switching From PCs to Macs

Shreya Mathur, Online Editor

November 18, 2013

PCs have always been of common use throughout classrooms and computer labs. However, though they have worked well for some time, efficiency levels have no doubt decreased. The question is, when will people realize that Macs should be considered? The PCs in the campus computer labs were purchased around...

The DHS Field Show Competition

The DHS Field Show Competition

Shelby Richmond, Copy Editor

November 12, 2013

On November 2, DHS hosted its third annual Irish guard invitational, a field show competition. The DHS band, as well as eighteen other bands, attended. This is a major fundraising event for the DHS Irish Guard Band and Color guard which takes months of planning. The band performed in exhibition after th...

A School Without Lockers?

Camila Huang, Photo Editor

November 12, 2013

If you have always wondered why Dublin High does not have any lockers, then you’ll finally find out the reason. According to Mrs. Shimizu, about four or five years ago, students from Dublin High voted whether to have two sets of textbooks for each class—one at home and one at school—or to have ...

Dealing with Depression

Naveed Shaikh, Opinion Editor

November 7, 2013

“No one understands me. Why am I still here? I don’t deserve to live anymore. I feel dead inside.” Have you ever felt like your world was just an empty and sad place to be and life hasn't treated you well? Do you feel tired and sad, or feel like no one understands you? Do you think you are just that in...

College Life in High School

Liliana Wong, Online Editor

November 6, 2013

High school student in college? As weird as it sounds, it is true. Some colleges like Diablo Valley College, offer free college classes for any subject the student wants. All the students need to do is collect a form from the campus and have their high school counselor approve the form. It could be a...