d.tech Cancels Nepal Trip Over Coronavirus Concerns

| Leo Belman | lbelman20@dtechhs.org | March 9, 2020 | On Sunday, March 15th, ten d.tech students and two chaperones, Academic Coordinator Kathleen Odell and Academic Counselor Molly Robertson, were scheduled to depart for a service trip in Nepal, but problems have come up amidst rising concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, better known as the …

Conspiracy Theories Circulate over Coronavirus Outbreak

| Jemma Schroder | jschroder20@dtechhs.org | March 5, 2020 | With confirmed cases upwards of one hundred-thousand, the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. What also doesn’t seem to be slowing down is what the United Nations has deemed an “infodemic:” the increasing amount of conspiracy theories and misinformation spread …

Jackie Speier is Coming to d.tech

| Steven Sutton | ssutton23@dtechhs.org | February 19, 2020 | Jackie Speier, Representative for California’s 14th District (San Mateo County), will be paying d.tech a visit on Monday, February 24th. Having represented the county which d.tech calls home since 2008, Representative Speier will be coming to our school to make a short speech to students. …

What Happened to Groat’s Window?

| Phoebe Rak | prak20@dtechhs.org | January 21, 2020 | Whoever walked into Mr. Groat’s room during the second week of intersession, may have noticed something was missing. On Monday, January 13th, Math Teacher David Groat walked into his classroom to find the third most right window in his classroom, shattered.  Groat arrived early that …

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 …