Getting to School the Long Way

By Ryan Cen How long does it take you to get to school every day?  For some of us it takes as long as two hours, while others arrive within minutes of leaving the house.  I asked a few students some questions about their lengthy commutes. Arthur Yu commutes from Cupertino everyday to and from school …

Does Mills Still Think About Us?

By Joseph Nguyen   d.tech’s origin story starts with the 2014-2015 school year, in one of the hallways of Mills High School in Burlingame. This raised eyebrows and arguments from the Mills community. Nevertheless, Mills gave us half of their language hallway to exist in. During that year, the relationship between the two schools was, to …

Baking News: Student Chefs!

By Bibi Wong Within d.tech, there are many culinary talents, ranging from baking to pan-frying. I interviewed five d.tech students about cooking, and their favorite dish. Dominique Donio: Donio started baking when she was in her teens, with her mom and sister. Having a huge sweet tooth, Donio enjoys baking chocolate cake and chocolate cookies. When …

A Subtly Different Camping Highlights Reel

By Nicholas Dal Porto   Last Wednesday, 340 Design Tech students embarked on charter busses to Casini Ranch Family Campground for a fun-filled three days of rest, relaxation, and getting back in touch with nature. Once arrived, several @dtech classes worked valiantly to unload all of the various equipment that the students and staff had …

The Circle: The Movie was Better

By Natalie Cheyette I have not been quiet about my dislike of the book The Circle, written by Dave Eggers in 2013. I regard it as an overhyped, but typical, YA dystopian novel, that was trying to be a modernized version of 1984. So imagine my pleasant surprise when I stepped out of the theater …

Highlights of the d.tech Camping Trip

By Jonathan Ferreira After all the buses arrived at Casini Ranch, the students gathered up their gear and met with their respective @dtechs, then the first real event began — setting up tents. For the better part of two hours, students and adults alike spent time putting together their tents and talking with their friends. …

Summer Decor Inspirations

By Katie Toye With summer on its way, it’s time to get in the summer spirit, and what better way to do it than DIYs! Do It Yourself crafts allow you to customize anything within a budget. This summer is just waiting for you to make party banners, floral garlands, and sunflower fixtures , and …

How Tumblr Can Get You Straight A’s

By Alexa Novaes Nichols We all know Tumblr is home to some cool photography, inspirational posts, and random memes. However, it also holds thousands of posts about academics, ranging from the college admissions process to handwriting tips. These Tumblr blogs, known as studyblrs, are the ultimate resource for all students. Being organized is a vital …