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A School Without Lockers?

A School Without Lockers?

Camila Huang, Photo Editor
November 12, 2013
Filed under Community, World

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

Dealing with Depression

Naveed Shaikh, Opinion Editor
November 7, 2013
Filed under Community, Showcase, World

“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

College Life in High School

Liliana Wong, Online Editor
November 6, 2013
Filed under Community, World

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...

Cheerleading: What Makes it a Sport?

Cheerleading: What Makes it a Sport?

Erin Bradley, Student Life Editor
November 5, 2013
Filed under Sports, World

It has been a known argument around the world for years--whether or not Competition Cheer-leading is a sport. Some students at Dublin High say it is a really dangerous sport, and some say that it is just a dangerous hobby. It’s been said by sports analyst Wayne Drehs, from ESPN, that Competition Cheer-leadin...

The Homecoming King and Queen Nominees of 2013-2014

The Homecoming King and Queen Nominees of 2013-2014

Chris Zhao, Photo Editor
October 15, 2013
Filed under Community, Homecoming, World

Homecoming is an event celebrated at Dublin High every year. A specific event we do at Dublin is the voting and nominations for the homecoming king, queen, princes and princesses. This year, at Dublin High, the nominees for the king are Jordan Garcia, Alex Perea, Andrew Totaro, Zac Maloney, and Chris...

TRICK OR TREAT, IT’S ALMOST HALLOWEEN!

TRICK OR TREAT, IT’S ALMOST HALLOWEEN!

Naveed Shaikh, Opinion Editor
October 15, 2013
Filed under Entertainment, World

“Trick or Treat! Smell my feet! Give me something good to eat!” Halloween is near and people are getting ready for the best time of the year. Free candy, Jack O’lanterns, Scary and funny costumes, and even parties. Halloween is the only time you get your teeth to sink into delicious candy of all...

HALLOWEEN: THEN AND NOW!

HALLOWEEN: THEN AND NOW!

Naveed Shaikh, Opinion Editor
October 15, 2013
Filed under World

Trick or treating, costume parties, and visiting haunted houses. Dressing up for Halloween brings kids dreams to life. Halloween is also known as All Hallows Evening, but also called All Hallows’ Eve. Halloween is celebrated on the night of October 31st. The origin of Halloween dates back to the...

Homecoming Carnival

Homecoming Carnival

Vivien Li, Online Editor
October 15, 2013
Filed under Community, World

Games, food booths, and inflatables. These are the types of features that Dublin offers at their annual homecoming carnival. Every Friday of homecoming week, our city hosts a carnival for not only all our students, but their families and the community. This year, it took place on October 11th by the...

Teacher Spotlight: Mr.Parsons

Menisha Sohal
September 26, 2013
Filed under Community, Showcase, World

“What’s a special talent that you have?” John Parsons face lit up with excitement when he was asked this, he then hopped up and grabbed his lacrosse stick that was placed in the corner of his classroom and started doing tricks with the lacrosse ball. Balancing it on the side of the stick and...

Largest Enrollment at Dublin High to Date

September 26, 2013
Filed under Uncategorized, World

New faces, new personalities – new Gaels; Dublin High School welcomed over 130 new students as it kicks off the 2013 – 2014 school year with an astounding number of 1,934 students – the largest enrollment at Dublin High to date. This year, Dublin High School proudly welcomed 135 new students, ex...