The Dublin Shield

Science Teacher Still Concerned About Water Quality

Science Teacher Still Concerned About Water Quality

Kaushikee Nayudu, Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2019


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

Considering the issues raised about water quality in previous years, Mr. Shawn McGarrah, a science teacher at DHS, wanted to establish whether “the water [he] was regularly drinking is something that was good or safe.” It’s important to note that though Mr. McGarrah’s independent study yielded inter...

String of Vandalistic Events Leads to Shutdown of DHS Bathrooms

String of Vandalistic Events Leads to Shutdown of DHS Bathrooms

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

February 23, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Considering the persistent amount of graffiti present in bathrooms the previous school year, vandalism certainly wouldn’t be considered a new issue at Dublin High. However, its frequency, as well as the extremity of the vandalistic acts over the past few months, have escalated dramatically, leaving...

Students Are Back in the Directors’ Chair with the 2019 One Acts

Students Are Back in the Directors’ Chair with the 2019 One Acts

Riya Chopra and Danielle Tran

January 25, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

Every January, the Dublin High Drama Department produces the One Acts, a series of short plays that are directed (and sometimes written) by DHS students. This year the production ran from January 10th to the 13th, showcasing eight one acts, three of which were original pieces written by DHS students....

DHS Fundraiser for Paradise Students is Extremely Successful

DHS Fundraiser for Paradise Students is Extremely Successful

Sahand Adibnia, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life

On November 8th, 2018, the most fatal and damaging wildfire in California history began and lasted for over two weeks, burning down forests, houses, and schools. While communities across California were devastated by the impact of the fire, Paradise county was particularly hard hit. In the small town ...

DHS Trans Rights Protest Rally – A Symbol of Support at a Time Where it’s Most Needed

DHS Trans Rights Protest Rally – A Symbol of Support at a Time Where it’s Most Needed

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, World

“The thing is that when you threaten to take away the rights of people who already have so little, you’re just poking a sleeping bear. Kai Llamas, Senior Having been raised in the United States my entire life, the idea that each individual deserves to feel accepted by both, themselves as well ...

That’s A Wrap! December Entertainment Favorites

That’s A Wrap! December Entertainment Favorites

Manasa Ayyala, Entertainment Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

As December finishes and  2018 comes to a close, Dublin High School students remember their favorite plays, and movies from the month. In case you didn’t know, Dear Evan Hansen is a Tony and Grammy award-winning Broadway musical that was recently brought to San Francisco. The musical is a story about a y...

Winter Sports Update

Winter Sports Update

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Basketball The Dublin High boys basketball team is playing at a high level, coming in at a record of 14-2. The team stands in 2nd place in the East Bay Athletic League, a league composed of 9 other high schools in northern California, and is tied record wise with Amador Valley High and San Ramon ...

Local Positions in the November 6th, 2018 General Election – a continuation of the status quo or a dramatic change?

Local Positions in the November 6th, 2018 General Election – a continuation of the status quo or a dramatic change?

Kaushikee Nayudu and Audrey Kang

January 25, 2019


Filed under Community, Showcase

While it was difficult to miss the onslaught of press coverage regarding national races on November 6th, 2018, several students disregarded important local races. The Dublin Shield has compiled information about some of the most significant local races, including statements from the candidate's campaigns....

Ralph Breaks the Internet and the Box Office

Ralph Breaks the Internet and the Box Office

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

We were first introduced to Ralph, a burly arcade game character sporting a set of unkempt overalls and oversized hands, in Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph, released in November of 2012. However, we quickly learned to love him, falling for his honest personality as he struggled to lead a heroic life despite pla...

2018’s Year in Books

2018’s Year in Books

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Dear DHS book-lovers, 2018 was an amazing year in books and here’s why.   To say 2018 had quite a year in regards to novels would be an understatement. To say it emphasized the continuous shift towards diverse representation in literature would be approaching a much more accurate sta...