d.tech’s LEED Gold Award

Marius Tali | mtali19@dtechhs.org | June 15, 2018 Design Tech High School’s campus is stunning. Its curved design and glass architecture perfectly mirrors the Oracle Campus. However, looks weren’t the only thing that were taken into consideration. The campus was recognized with the LEED gold award on March 29th of 2018. LEED, or Leadership in …

d.tech’s New Scholarship

Jacob Fisher | jfisher19@dtechhs.org | June 8, 2018 Colleges are getting more expensive every year, making it harder on families. In 1987 attending a private four-year college would cost $22,490, and a public four-year college would cost $9030. Today it would cost $46,950 and $20,770, respectively, according to College Board. To combat these rising costs, …

Earthquake talk with the California Geological Survey

Brandon Yu | brandonyu19@dtechhs.org | June 7, 2018 Earthquakes like the recent 4.5 magnitude earthquake that happened on May 8 in Southern California serve as grim reminders to us all that although we Californians may not have to worry about tornadoes or blizzards, we are faced with the constant risk of earthquakes. So how worried …

Design Thinking Projects in the Real World

Sophie Dvorkin | dvorkin19@dtechhs.org | June 7, 2018 Anyone that has ever visited the hallowed halls of Design Tech High School has encountered Design Thinking, whether it be through d.tech’s Design Lab classes, or simply through a throwaway comment in a parent tour. Despite this well-known fact, the majority of students have yet to discover …

Your Social Media Identity

Paige Luong | pluong19@dtechhs.org | June 7, 2018 Take a moment to notice the kind of lives we live today. There is a phone in someone’s hand everywhere we look. Our generation has grown into a world that revolves around technology and digital media. As high schoolers, nearly all of us own a smartphone and …

New Model UN Class Offered During Intersession

Sofia Almeida | salmeida19@dtechhs.org | June 7, 2018 Intersession is upon us, and students are anticipating a much-needed break from core classes. While reviewing the options for your intersession course requests you may have noticed some of the exciting new classes that are being added to the June intersession line-up. One class that may have …