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 …

Student Rep Position Abolished, Replaced by Student Advisory Council

Jaya Reddy | jreddy19@dtechhs.org | February 15, 2019 A single student cannot represent all of d.tech’s weirdness. So what is the role of Thomas Weese, our Student Representative? As it turns out, there isn’t a student representative anymore. In early May of 2018, senior Thomas Weese was elected Student Representative by d.tech students and staff. …

Formal: A Night Under The Stars

Andrew Nourie | anourie19@dtechhs.org | January 23, 2019 Imagine, if you will, that you are in a large, humid cafeteria owned by a community college. The smell of sweat and Doritos consumes your senses as “Sicko Mode” by Travis Scott (featuring Drake) blasts through the speakers. Dozens of high school students awkwardly sway to lyrics …

Oracle Heart Walk (AHA)

Maria McAlister-Young | mmcalisteryoung19@dtechhs.org | September 24, 2018 Red tents and heart balloons could be seen on the geese infested grass next to d.tech’s campus last Thursday, September 20th. It was all a part of an annual event hosted by the American Heart Association at Oracle, called the Heart Walk. For the past several years, …

Who is Dave?

Daphne Palmeter | dpalmeter19@dtechhs.org | September 16, 2018 In an attempt to build better connections with students and make the classroom a little less formal, d.tech’s one and only statistics, calculus, and Algebra 2 teacher, Mr. David Groat, has announced that this year, he would like students to call him by his first name: Dave. …

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 …