Photographers of d.tech

Jaya Reddy | jreddy19@dtechhs.org | February 26, 2019 These days, almost everyone carries a camera with them in their pocket. So what separates the average smartphone user from a real photographer? Want a hint? It’s not their camera. If you’re interested in learning about photography, specifically how to use a camera, a film camera is …

Introducing Intersession: d.tech’s Second Trip to Puerto Rico

Spencer Wong | swong19@dtechhs.org | February 20, 2019 After months of planning and fundraising, the long-awaited second trip of the Puerto Rico Exchange program happened during January Intersession. Accompanied by Spanish Teacher Lilia Pineda and Geometry teacher Joanne da Luz, 15 students traveled to Naranjito, Puerto Rico for 10 days to be teacher assistants at …

Navigating Long Distance Relationships

Yohanna Konardi | ykonardi19@dtechhs.org | February 20, 2019 You’ll never miss what you’ve never known or had — but once you’ve experienced something wonderful, it’s hard to settle for anything less than that. For example, many 12th graders face the transition from a close distance high school relationship, where they see their partners every day, …

Girls Varsity Basketball Finishes Record Season, Fall Just Short of Playoffs

Hezekiah Smithstein | hsmithstein19@dtechhs.org | February 19, 2019 During the last game of the girls Varsity basketball season, emotions in the Oracle gym were running high: Sadness, because the two senior members of the team would be playing their last game ever. Nervousness, because they were about to play in front of the full stands …

On The Trail of d.tech’s Dirtbikers

Sonal Maharaj | smaharaj19@dtechhs.org | February 15, 2019 Skating, skateboarding, bicycling- all of these and more are common for many of the students at d.tech, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that there are also students who dirt biking as well. Often when thinking about train riding on motorbikes, many people think it’s fun, …

Student Rep Position Abolished, Replaced by Student Advisory Council

Jaya Reddy | jreddy19@dtechhs.org | February 15, 2019 A single student cannot represent all of d.tech’s weirdness. So what is the role of Thomas Weese, our Student Representative? As it turns out, there isn’t a student representative anymore. In early May of 2018, senior Thomas Weese was elected Student Representative by d.tech students and staff. …

Valentine’s Day: What’s the Purpose?

Jessica Baggott and Hezekiah Smithstein | February 14, 2019 We all remember the excitement of elementary school Valentine’s Days, of walking into classrooms showered with candy and hearing the hushed whisper of “Who’s your Valentine?” For some students, Valentine’s Day has been able to retain some of its magic. For others? Not so much. For …