Lunch Meetings, Activism or Jokes?

| Sonal Maharaj | smaharaj20@dtechhs.org | October 29, 2019 | Recently, a large group of boys has begun to create school-wide meetings, where they walk the halls of d.tech during lunch.  Senior Eric Francis, one of the creators of the “meetings,” said they started off as “small group meetings in the bathroom.” A regular occurrence …

Competency Based Learning – Explanation and Opinions

| Jemma Schroder | jshcroder20@dtechhs.org | October 7, 2019 | Known for its constantly shifting rules and fluid schedules, d.tech is undeniably a dynamic school. However, the switch to a Competency-Based Learning system, first implemented in the fall of 2019, is one of the biggest changes d.tech has ever implemented. Competency-Based Learning, otherwise known as …

Oracle OpenWorld 2019

| Kelly Hill | khill20@dechhs.org | September 24, 2019 | Although Monday was a day off from school for most d.tech students, a select few made their way to downtown San Francisco to attend Oracle OpenWorld, a global conference for business leaders from all over the country. These students dedicated countless hours of work through …

$16,000 Remain in the Koi Pond For Club Funding

Kevin Lynch | klynch20@dtechhs.org | May 30, 2019 d.tech has been expanding its different school activities as the school has grown, which includes clubs. But do you ever find yourself wondering who gets what money, and how? The Dragon investigated. It turns out that a large amount of money is allocated towards clubs. According to …

Community Meetings Held to Address Sexting, Results Vary

Vani Suresh and Matthew Silverman | May 24, 2019 Wednesday morning, students were split into separate community meetings based on gender identity to discuss an increasingly relevant topic to our technological generation: sexting. In light of recent events at the school, many students and staff felt the importance of having a school-wide discussion around sexting …

Senior Prank: Staff Room Invasion!

Jaya Reddy | jreddy19@dtechhs.org | May 21, 2019 POP-POP-POP! Teachers and school leaders were left to work outside in the atrium on May 21st while the seniors partied in the staff room with hundreds of colorful balloons and stacks of red solo cups. Senior pranks take time to plan, and you have to know how …

‘Director Koi Fish’ Pranks Seniors on Ditch Day

Hezekiah Smithstein | hsmithstein19@dtechhs.org | May 13, 2019 The night before senior “Ditch Day”, the senior class opened their inboxes to an unpleasant surprise: an email from who they thought was Executive Director Ken Montgomery, outlining consequences they would face if they were not present on Monday, May 13th. The plan to meet at 11am …