Friday’s Calendar Confusion

Malia Savella | msavella19@dtechhs.org | September 18, 2018 On September 14th, d.tech fell into mayhem because of a simple calendar error. Because the Friday was briefly marked as a teacher work day, students did not receive their hot lunches, were locked out, and even missed school. Though the exact date is unknown, the mistake is …

d.tech’s Gnarly New Halfpipe

Jasmin Texidor | jtexidor19@dtechhs.org | September 17, 2018 Caught up in the monotonous drag of spending sedentary lunches sitting around with friends, hoping that some sort of skater-related structure could possibly revive the forgotten bliss of life? Juniors Jack Fields, Aiden Coady, and Adam Cepulkauskas are in the process of enriching the d.tech skating community …

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 …

Bathroom Breaks

Jared Lin, Maria McAlister-Young, Alyssa Shirman, Hezekiah Smithstein | September 7, 2018   Since school has started, there have been two major bathroom issues in just as many weeks. Most recently, a faucet in the east upstairs boys bathroom was rotated away from the sink, consequently flooding the bathroom. After a junior boy emailed Henry …

The Debate Over Senior FITs

Sofia Almeida | salmeida19@dtechhs.org | September 4, 2018 As d.tech students are getting their schedules for the 2018-19 school year, an ongoing conflict between seniors and staff has been brewing over how they should be allowed to use their FIT time which, for many seniors, can span multiple periods every day. Seniors who have found themselves …

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 …