It’s My Culture Too

Maria McAlister-Young | mmcalisteryoung19@dtechhs.org I’ve been dancing hula for as long as I can remember. And for as long as I can remember, I’ve felt like an imposter. I don’t look “Hawaiian”, I don’t dance as well as those with Polynesian blood, and I certainly can’t understand the language of the songs we dance to. …

Jumpsuits, Sneakers, Funky Ties: Formal Fashion Trends

Lili Blum | lblum20@dtechhs.org | January 23, 2019 For decades, students have stuck to traditional attire for school dances: heels, dresses, and suits. However, d.tech’s 2019 formal presented a variety of new looks, and generally branched off in a more alternative direction (not surprisingly). Many girls sported jumpsuits as opposed to dresses and some chose …

Teachers Are Human Too

Ethan Yu | Eyu19@dtechhs.org | January 21, 2019 It’s Saturday afternoon, and you are shopping at Safeway with your family for groceries. All of a sudden, you see your math teacher casually perusing the shelves of cereal. Quickly, you dash into the next aisle to avoid the possibility of an awkward conversation, but it’s too …

How Robotics Changed My Life

Matt Silverman | msilverman19@dtechhs.org | December 11, 2018 I never saw myself as someone who would be on a robotics team. When I first heard about it in middle school, I thought it sounded boring and stupid: like something that nerds with no life, who spent their free time coding in a dark room, would …

Why Be a Cabin Leader for Outdoor Ed?

Andrew Nourie | anourie19@dtechhs.org | November 25, 2018 Almost everyone who grew up in San Mateo County remembers the magic of Outdoor Ed. There’s something special about learning about the environment while not being surrounded by walls and desks; instead interacting being amongst trees under open skies. Exploring the outdoors with your fellow classmates for …