Meet the New Math Teachers

Hezekiah Smithstein | hsmithstein19@dtechhs.org | August 30, 2018 There are always changes happening at d.tech. Most recently, d.tech has hired two new math teachers to teach Algebra, Geometry, and Pre-Calculus. These two math teachers are Karen Atkinson and Joanne Da Luz. Karen Atkinson, Geometry and Pre-Calculus teacher at d.tech, has been tutoring math since she …

The Truth in Tarot

Jasmin Texidor | jtexidor19@dtechhs.org | June 27, 2018 A practice to ground and guide troubled lives, or a supernatural phenomenon loaded with taboo superstition? Whether either of these perceptions are true, there’s a veil of intrigue and fear surrounding the practice of tarot reading. Believed to have debuted in 15th century Italy under the name “carte …

Behind the Scenes of Sports: Q&A with Marcus Marsall

Courtney Sullivan Wu | csullivanwu@dtechhs.org | June 27, 2018 Marcus Marsall, d.tech’s Athletics Director and Attendance Coordinator, is an integral part of d.tech’s developing sports culture. Marsall joined d.tech in October 2016. Q: How was it running the sports program at a completely new school with a small sports culture? It definitely has its challenges but …

Reconsiderating Friday FIT

Thomas Weese | tweese19@dtechhs.org | August 27, 2018 Juniors and seniors remember it. Freshmen and sophomores have heard about it. Design Tech High School’s structure was at perhaps its most experimental with it in place, from 2014 to June 2016. It, of course, is none other than the infamous Friday FIT, a dedicated block from 1-3:35 …

Paintings on the Wall

Kirby Kromelow | kkromelow19@dtechhs.org | August 27, 2018 One doesn’t have to wander around the classroom neighborhood of Pierce-Wilgus-Wall and Groat long to notice that there is something substantially different about it than all of the other classroom neighborhoods.  Whereas most of the building is bleak and dull, with few forms of art upon its walls, …