DHS Media

Thermostats Keeping Classes Cooler in DHS

Gabriella Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

Classrooms in DHS are meant to foster learning and promote focus. Paying attention is difficult, and most can still manage. But for students and instructors in two halls, rising and plummeting conditions prove to be distracting. While...

“Save the Earth”: Join These Local High Schoolers’ Passionate Cry For Change

Carol Yao, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

During the week of September 20, 2019, millions of people worldwide gathered with banners, chanting in protest against politicians’ and large corporations’ disregard for the environment. People have heard about Greta T...

Unsafe Conditions Force Shutdown of DHS Auditorium

Maeve Butler and Hina Matsumoto

February 6, 2020

There are very few high schools that make use of their auditorium in the unique way that DHS does--what is typically a space used only for theatrical productions is the performance and presentation spot for a breadth of cl...

DHS Striving to Improve School-Wide PA System

Galina Bouyer, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2020

Whether it’s because of something as routine as the bells between classes or as essential as school-wide security announcements, most DHS students and staff know that the school has been having problems with the public announcement...

Mental Health at DHS: How to Better Manage Anxiety and Stress

Jessica Apple, Managing Editor

January 21, 2020

Stress is irrefutably a natural part of life. Whether the stressor is connected to academics, interests, or interactions with others, everyone gets stressed to some degree. For students at DHS specifically, sometimes it may feel as if the...

Students Take Strike: Youth Activism at DHS

Hina Matsumoto, Online Editor

October 31, 2019

On the unseasonably hot Friday morning of September 20, 2019, thousands of high school students from across Illinois marched towards Federal Plaza in downtown Chicago. This protest, known as the Climate Strike, connected young...

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