Aim, Draw, Fire!

Hezekiah Smithstein | hsmithstein19@dtechhs.org | May 15, 2019 It’s a weapon of stealth, used to hunt for 60,000 years. It’s an instrument of war, felling enemies from a distance. It’s an unparalleled demonstration of focus and dexterity, used in modern sports to show absolute mastery of the mind and body. There are masters among us: …

Last Minute Catch

Alexis Huang | ahuang20@dtechhs.org | May 15, 2019 The week before spring break, the d.tech baseball team found itself in the middle of an impending crisis.  An important baseball game was scheduled for the upcoming Saturday, and with a few members of the rather small team leaving the Bay Area, it looked like the d.tech …

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 …

Surf’s Up!

Roxie Baggott and Phoebe Rak | February 7, 2018 Whether you’re waving from the surf or surfing on a wave, the d.tech surf club has opportunities for all types of surfers. Juniors Lydon Fuller and Anna Grinberg founded a surf club that meets every weekend, where surfing enthusiasts can come together and catch some waves …

Senior Night: A Volley of Emotions Left the Team Balling

Vani Suresh | vsuresh19@dtechhs.org | October 26, 2018 The room was full of wildly roaring dragons, intricate handshakes, and more than five photographers. The air was passionate and celebratory, cementing this bittersweet moment into d.tech history. The pioneers of the d.tech Girls Volleyball team played their last game against Summit Prep on Tuesday, Senior Night. …

Foosball Table Abuse

Marcus Figeroa | mfigueroa19@dtechhs.org | October 2, 2018 The foosball table, located in the atrium, is cherished by many, but recently it has been broken. Sophomore David Jelniker said “People were being way too rough with the table.” For Jelniker, foosball is fun, and he believes that “the table should be better taken care of …

Volleyball Team Falls in First Conference Game After 2-0 Set Lead

Hezekiah Smithstein | hsmithstein19@dtechhs.org | September 13, 2018 The Dragons girls volleyball team was stunned this past Tuesday in their first conference game as they dropped a 2 set lead, losing the game to the Mountain View Academy Mustangs. Coached by Michael Lapuz, the d.tech’s varsity volleyball team initially looked strong out of the gate, …

Kaepernick’s Nike Campaign and d.tech’s Thoughts

Taylor Abbey | tabbey19@dtechhs.org | September 10, 2018 Copyright Nike 2018 Colin Kaepernick, former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, has become the subject of polarizing debate in the contemporary American political sphere. In 2016, the ex-NFL star garnered much scrutiny after kneeling during the National Anthem to protest racial injustice in the U.S., causing …