Haley Peterson

Haley has always been ambitious and her senior year is no exception. As the Editor in Chief of The Charger Account, she has set her expectations high for this year's staff. Outside of journalism, Haley is a captain on the cross country team, a four-year varsity starter on the softball team, and president of Usherettes. She is also a self-proclaimed foodie who loves to experiment in the kitchen.

Previous Editor-in-Chief - haley.peterson54@gmail.com

All articles by

Haley Peterson

Dos Pueblos High School

News Briefs 4/8-4/12

By Haley Peterson (Previous Editor-in-Chief) on Sunday April 7, 2013

ASB elections and scholarship opportunity for seniors

overpop

Senior struggles: The big 1-8

By Haley Peterson (Previous Editor-in-Chief) on Friday January 18, 2013

Haley Peterson discusses why being 17 is the best age ever.

The DPEA dedicated the Lindsay Rose Mechanical Engineering Room on November 23. (Photo courtesy of Linda Rose)
Seniors Tala Hishmeh and Sam Rhine prepare for a Santa Barbara serve. (Haley Peterson / Photo)
Casey Dwire epitomizes the true definition of a Charger. (Photo / Stamatia Scarvelis)
The Dos Pueblos Mock Trial team travels to New York City to compete in the Empire Mock Trial tournament taking place this weekend. (Photo courtesy of Bill Woodard).
GraceHallek_Volleyball_FeaturedSlider
Emma Craine | Photo

The unticking clocks

By Haley Peterson (Previous Editor-in-Chief) on Tuesday September 25, 2012

Editors Haley Peterson and Emma Craine are annoyed with broken clocks in the classrooms.

hpeterson_brokenfoot_featured1

The ironic demise of my cross country season

By Haley Peterson (Previous Editor-in-Chief) on Wednesday September 19, 2012

Haley Peterson is extremely annoyed by the irony of her recent injury.

IMG_9428

Political mumbo-jumbo

By Haley Peterson (Previous Editor-in-Chief) on Monday September 10, 2012

Haley Peterson explains why she can't stand politics

A row of "senior" shirts all prepped for the first day of school. (Photo courtesy of Anna Rudeen)

The year of “lasts”

By Haley Peterson (Previous Editor-in-Chief) on Tuesday September 4, 2012

Haley Peterson reflects on how she is going to make senior year count.

Santa Barbara Unified School District is considering
Haley Peterson, 2012-2013 Editor in Chief, is ready to tackle the challenges of managing The Charger Account.
Harris strikes out 12 in the non-league game against Righetti on Tuesday (Photo courtesy of Presidio Sports)
IMG_7840
Harris strikes out 12 in the non-league game against Righetti on Tuesday (Photo courtesy of Presidio Sports)
gulvin_pitching_landscape_softball
Hannah Harris shut outs the Buena Bulldogs 1-0 to keep the Charger's Channel League champion hopes alive. (Santa Barbara Pix / Photo)
Junior short-stop Chloe Madill fields a grounds ball (Image courtesy of Santa Barbara Pix)
Dos Pueblos High School
Harris leads the Chargers by recording 11 strikeouts and allowing only 2 hits
Freshman Veronika Gulvin pitches a no-hitter in her first complete game of her high school career. (Santa Barbara Pix / Photo)
Uyesaka reaches 3rd, but is left stranded on the base path. (Photo / Kierstin Brown)
Harris strikes out 12 in the non-league game against Righetti on Tuesday (Photo courtesy of Presidio Sports)

Chargers execute at the plate to get the win

By Haley Peterson (Previous Editor-in-Chief) on Tuesday March 13, 2012

Chargers play small ball in non league win

Harris leads the Chargers by recording 11 strikeouts and allowing only 2 hits

Softball powers past Cabrillo in home opener

By Haley Peterson (Previous Editor-in-Chief) on Thursday March 8, 2012

Defending CIF champs begin league play at San Marcos today

(Kierstin Brown / Photo)
(Photo courtesy of eclipseoftheheartgirl.blogspot.com)
(Haley Peterson / Photo)

The best part of my day

By Haley Peterson (Previous Editor-in-Chief) on Friday February 3, 2012

Features Editor Haley Peterson discusses how sleeping has become the best part of her day

Features Editor Haley Peterson reflects on her aging (Haley Peterson / Photo)

Old at 17

By Haley Peterson (Previous Editor-in-Chief) on Friday January 20, 2012

Features Editor Haley Peterson reflects on her aging

(Haley Peterson / Photo)
"Humanity" by Yuliana Salazar (Nanci Gardiner / Photo)
Ugandan child soldier
Botts working hard on an art project (Photo courtesy of Jackie Botts)
IMG_2294

Dos Pueblos cruises by Ventura in three games

By Haley Peterson (Previous Editor-in-Chief) on Wednesday October 19, 2011

Sets up big showdown with Santa Barbara

Tristan Racich sets up one of her 41 assists. (Kristen Gowdy/photo)
092011-Bishopranch-630
Ms. Thompson's English class is filled with students (Brennan Goss / Photo)
299425_10150278478896387_612351386_7802438_4994822_n
featured
Warner Bros./ Courtesy
[End of Haley Peterson's portfolio.]

Click here to show our latest articles.
Click here to hide the articles.
Photo Gallery: Roller Coaster Cheer and Teacher ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Photo Gallery: Roller Coaster Cheer and Teacher ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

DP students and staff exercise school spirit during Aug. 28 seminar period

Photo Gallery: Graduation 2014

Photo Gallery: Graduation 2014

Class of 2014 finishes high school

So you want to start your own state

So you want to start your own state

The state of confusion.

The Argonaut | My Graduation Speech

The Argonaut | My Graduation Speech

Editor in Chief Jason Paras shares his graduation speech in his final article with the Charger Account

Varmints of the sky

Varmints of the sky

Seagulls an annoying complement to DP's gophers and squirrels

A Farewell to the Seniors of 2014

A Farewell to the Seniors of 2014

Audrey Benedictus presents a message to the senior class

Adventures of a 4th quarter senior

Adventures of a 4th quarter senior

A reflection on the last days of senior year

Alex Valente Swims Record Setting 100 Butterfly

Alex Valente Swims Record Setting 100 Butterfly

Junior Alex Valente sets new 100 fly CIFSS record

Ask A Charger: What Is Your Idea Of A Perfect Summer Job?

Ask A Charger: What Is Your Idea Of A Perfect Summer Job?

By Toni Shackelford & Destinee Cannon | Staff Writers May 30, 2014 “Working at Blenders, because you get to see a lot of people and make smoothies.” -Renelle Gonzalez, grade 10 “Being outside, in your community, helping the children.” -Nick Baker, grade 9 “Being a lifeguard, so I can chill all day at the beach.” -Jake Griffin, […]

Sophomore Year: A Year to Remember?

Sophomore Year: A Year to Remember?

Dustin reflects on sophomore year

Chargers claim 3 Section Track Titles

Chargers claim 3 Section Track Titles

Chargers continue to shine at CIF Finals.

The Evolution of a High School Student

The Evolution of a High School Student

Reflections of a graduating senior on the many aspects of growth experienced in high school

A prom to cross oceans for

A prom to cross oceans for

Past foreign exchange student discusses returning to the U.S. for prom

Dan’s Bands sweep DP Campus

Dan’s Bands sweep DP Campus

Student run business "Dan's Bands" lit up the Charger campus with their unique, reliable, and emotionally expressive product

Local teens come together to save lives with Hands4Others in benefit concert “The Last Night”

Local teens come together to save lives with Hands4Others in benefit concert “The Last Night”

SB teens give Santa Barbara the opportunity to save lives through "The Last Night" benefit concert

Track & Field Chargers advance in CIF

Track & Field Chargers advance in CIF

Chargers bring competition to CIF Prelims.

Drake Bell Takes the Stage at DP

Drake Bell Takes the Stage at DP

On May 13, former television star Drake Bell introduced the Chargers to his new album and new style of music

Photo Gallery: Drake Bell in the Greek

Photo Gallery: Drake Bell in the Greek

Drake and Josh actor played a concert for DP

Ask A Charger: What’s the Craziest Dream You Have Ever Had?

Ask A Charger: What’s the Craziest Dream You Have Ever Had?

Charger nightmares exposed

Ask a Charger: If Senior Ditch Day Existed, What Would You Do?

Ask a Charger: If Senior Ditch Day Existed, What Would You Do?

Students hypothetically discuss a dream day off

Santa Barbara Education Foundation Summer Achievement Session

Santa Barbara Education Foundation Summer Achievement Session

Great summer school opportunities available at San Marcos High School

Varmints Rise Up and Dig Deep

Varmints Rise Up and Dig Deep

By Brandon Burkhardt | Staff Writer May 7, 2014 They’re cute, they’re fuzzy, they’re a menace. I’m talking about varmints–gophers and squirrels– and we need to get rid of them. It’s not an easy task. As the famous Carl Spackler (Bill Murray) in Caddyshack once said, “…my enemy is a varmint. And a varmint will never […]

Photo Gallery: International Day and Teacher Airbands

Photo Gallery: International Day and Teacher Airbands

Photos by Audrey Benedictus | Staff Photographer May 7, 2014

Why the Liberal Arts are not a Dead End

Why the Liberal Arts are not a Dead End

Why a liberal arts education and degree could actually make a difference.

Pong is Life

Pong is Life

Erik Olson explores the art of ping pong through interviewing local prodigies Michael Penza, Joshua Tedeschi, and Dayne Gardiner.

We’re Back!

We’re Back!

Like MacArthur to the Philippines, like the swallows to Capistrano, like the Terminator to the Police station, we're back in action and better than ever before.

DP Theatre Company to bring Mary Poppins to stage

DP Theatre Company to bring Mary Poppins to stage

Play will open April 25, with performances through May 3

On Asking that Special Someone to Prom

On Asking that Special Someone to Prom

Advice on asking that special someone to Prom

Charger Spotlight: Phillip Downey

Charger Spotlight: Phillip Downey

The story of DP ballet dancer Phillip Downey

Track & Field Sets Records at Arcadia Invitational

Track & Field Sets Records at Arcadia Invitational

Chargers give strong performance at Arcadia Invitational.

Divergent Movie Review

Divergent Movie Review

A dystopian thriller based on Veronica Roth's novel of the same name

Ask a Charger: If you could be an animal for a day…

Ask a Charger: If you could be an animal for a day…

...what animal would you be and what would you do?

Photo Gallery: Lacrosse

Photo Gallery: Lacrosse

Photos by Nathan Garcia | Staff Photographer April 11th, 2014 On Wednesday April 9th Dos Pueblos hosted its first ever lacrosse match against San Marcos.

Campus Point: Senioritis Revisited

Campus Point: Senioritis Revisited

The Voice reflects on the second semester of Senior year...

Ask a Charger: What Song Are You Embarrassed to Admit You Like?

Ask a Charger: What Song Are You Embarrassed to Admit You Like?

Chargers' dark secrets exposed

Charger Constitution Changes Completed

Charger Constitution Changes Completed

By Caleb Hawkins | Editor April 9, 2014 First drawn up in 1966 by a small group of students, the Constitution of the Associated Student Body of Dos Pueblos High School continues to govern the way the student government functions. However not much has been done to keep it current since it was first created. […]

We Heart Samo: Benefit Concert for Local Teen

We Heart Samo: Benefit Concert for Local Teen

Jeff Bridges & the Abiders, Dishwalla, and the Rockshop Academy played for Sam Osterhage

Tales of an After School Employee

Tales of an After School Employee

Reflections of a student who recently entered the workforce.

Birthdays at School

Birthdays at School

Happy birthday to the ground

For these DP mountain bikers, it’s the climb

For these DP mountain bikers, it’s the climb

Lefley, Lewin, and Blau share stories from four years of mountain biking

Photo Gallery: Dos Pueblos Art

Photo Gallery: Dos Pueblos Art

Photos by Justin Casper & Alec Klein | Staff Photographers April 2nd, 2014

Ask a Charger: What Did You Do Over Spring Break To Waste Time?

Ask a Charger: What Did You Do Over Spring Break To Waste Time?

Chargers interviewed about their week of freedom

Photo Gallery: Grease Pole 2014

Photo Gallery: Grease Pole 2014

Seniors' annual competition in the Greek

EU cheese plan stinks

EU cheese plan stinks

RIPPED FROM (OFF) HEADLINES: balanced, unbiased, nonpartisan, no spin, in depth, in focus, breaking news analysis. Live!

Why Living at Home for College isn’t the End of the World

Why Living at Home for College isn’t the End of the World

Ruminations on the benefits of living at home in college

Girls Water Polo Seniors Take Talents to the Next Level

Girls Water Polo Seniors Take Talents to the Next Level

Seniors Ari St. Oegger, Britten Vilander, and Shannon Cleary take their water polo talents to the collegiate level

Learn To Conserve

Learn To Conserve

Alec Klein gives his tips on how to conserve water in this time of drought

Photo of the Day: Higher Education Week

Photo of the Day: Higher Education Week

In-state and out-of-state schools alike visited DPHS on March 12

Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, the show that will rock your world

Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, the show that will rock your world

Cosmos : A SpaceTime Odyssey, a perception-altering show

Campus Point: Gum Graffiti

Campus Point: Gum Graffiti

March 11, 2014 Does the thought having someone accidentally brush their fingers across that piece of gum you left under the desk provide you with immense satisfaction? Or have we become so sedentary as a society that it’s simply three feet too far from the trash can? Regardless, “tagging” the school with gum doesn’t make […]

New and Improved Benches

New and Improved Benches

The painting process is underway in the Greek.

Ask a Charger: What Makes You The Dominant Twin?

Ask a Charger: What Makes You The Dominant Twin?

By Alec Klein, Lennie Nelson, and Justin Casper | Staff Writers March 10, 2014 “I’m better, faster, and stronger than Ian. I also am better at running than he is.” – Chris Wasjutin, 11th Grade “First of all, I’m the better looking twin and also I am stronger because I bench 250, not 240″ -Ian […]

The Monthly Jam: WOW, Fantastic Baby

The Monthly Jam: WOW, Fantastic Baby

Deanna Ketelekyan interviews Chargers on the importance of K-Pop in their lives.

Why the Oscars were amazing

Why the Oscars were amazing

Holly Bailey discusses why she appreciated this year's Oscars

Basketball: More Than a Game

Basketball: More Than a Game

Staff Writer Dustin Yoo shares how Basketball changed his life for the better.

The Lego Movie – Yes, Even For Teens

The Lego Movie – Yes, Even For Teens

The combination of well-placed humor, childhood nostalgia, and high-quality footage makes it a fantastic feature.

Verdict is in.  Chargers capture SB County Crown

Verdict is in. Chargers capture SB County Crown

2-0 victory over San Marcos propels Chargers to state tourney

Mock Trial: Seriously Fun

Mock Trial: Seriously Fun

DP's Mock Trial captains share their insight and memories as they head into semi-finals.

No Helmets, No Problem

No Helmets, No Problem

Freshman Jalen Sigel has a passion for the rugby pitch

Ask a Charger: Which Winter Olympic Sport Would You Be Best At And Why?

Ask a Charger: Which Winter Olympic Sport Would You Be Best At And Why?

By Lennie Nelson & Justin Casper | Staff Writers February 26, 2014 “Probably Curling because I have no athletic ability.” - Maya Portier, 11th Grade “It would need to be the Biathlon because I’m good at shooting stuff.” - Elaine McClure, 11th Grade “Probably Curling because my guns are just massive.” - Paul Quintana, 12th Grade “Bobsledding, because […]

DP Jazz Festival

DP Jazz Festival

Annual celebration and competition to take place this Saturday

Why the Olympics are so Captivating

Why the Olympics are so Captivating

Reflections on why so many people tune into the Olympic Games

A Valentine to Flappy Bird

A Valentine to Flappy Bird

A classic love-hate relationship

Not So Lonely Valentine’s Day

Not So Lonely Valentine’s Day

How singles can make the best out of Valentine's Day

Smoke (and fire) in the Boy’s Room

Smoke (and fire) in the Boy’s Room

A soap dispenser is light on fire in the H-wing boy's room...

Kazumi Fujita: Baking Queen

Kazumi Fujita: Baking Queen

Kazumi Fujita shares her methods of coping with stress.

Teen Star Finals Saturday

Teen Star Finals Saturday

Three Chargers in final rounds this year

1:1 iPad Program Possibly Coming Soon to Dos Pueblos

1:1 iPad Program Possibly Coming Soon to Dos Pueblos

By Holly Bailey | Staff Writer February 7, 2014 Dos Pueblos High School may soon be expanding its technological resources with plans to participate in the district school board’s 1:1 iPad Program as early as the 2014-15 school year. The program, which seeks to ensure that every student is equipped with a tablet device in […]

13 Questions with Mr. Gleason

13 Questions with Mr. Gleason

Gleason - author, teacher, and gardener among many other things - sat down for a chat with The Charger Account.

Charger Spotlight: Niko Pleasons

Charger Spotlight: Niko Pleasons

Volleyball may be a game, but it has affected Charger Niko Pleasons far past his life on the court.

Go to the archives.