Dos Pueblos High School's Student Newspaper

Students Take Sides

Students Take Sides

By Ruben Saatjian, Staff Writer
January 11, 2017
Filed under Features

This school year, two new clubs formed at Dos Pueblos: the Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) and the Dos Pueblos Democrats (DP Dems). YAF is a more conservatively aligned club, while the DP Dems are more liberal. This is the first time in recent history that partisan clubs have formed on campus. YAF ... Read more »

Behind The Curtains: DP Theatre Company

Behind The Curtains: DP Theatre Company

By Gemma Sturgeon, Author
January 9, 2017
Filed under A&E, Features, Uncategorized

To some, theatre may seem like simply singing and dancing on a stage, but the dedicated teenagers who put long hours into making a spectacular performance would beg to differ. The most recent play the Dos Pueblos (DP) Theatre Company put on in November was called The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling... Read more »

Fighting Cancer with Characters: A Look Into Childhood Cancer Awareness Week

Fighting Cancer with Characters: A Look Into Childhood Cancer Awareness Week

By Maya Al Sabeh, Features Editor
January 4, 2017
Filed under Features, News

  “I intend to populate Instagram with children’s characters for Childhood Cancer Awareness Week. Give me a comment and I’ll assign you a character.” This caption, accompanied by a picture of a popular Disney character, went viral on Instagram throughout the first week of December with... Read more »

Dancing through the Decades

Dancing through the Decades

By Jaden Gill, Managing Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under Features

Tacky patterned backdrops, corsages and metallic balloons, excited whispers as the doors whisk open- since 1966, the Homecoming Dance has been one of the most anticipated events at Dos Pueblos High School. School dances remain an eminent tradition at DP and schools across the nation, but the soci... Read more »

The Voice of the Interpreters

The Voice of the Interpreters

By Nicky Monreal, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under Features

Senior Karina Hernandez will never forget the first time she interpreted. It was a small classroom filled with parents, she recalls how the few Spanish-speaking parents present felt intimidated because they could not understand the language being spoken. At that moment she understood her responsibili... Read more »

Students Need More Sleep

Students Need More Sleep

By Susanna Sinclair, Editor-in-Chief
November 22, 2016
Filed under Features

In a world where there is so much focus on college applications, perfect grades, and extracurriculars, getting a good night’s rest can be put on the backburner. Priorities have been altered throughout a student’s educational career, and sleep is continually viewed as that one thing that someone ... Read more »

Varsity Cheer: It’s More Than Bows and PomPoms

Varsity Cheer: It’s More Than Bows and PomPoms

By Jaden Gill, Managing Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under Features

Dos Pueblos’ Varsity Cheerleaders have not had a Friday to themselves since the school year started. They have adopted the routines necessary for cheer perfection- eating whole grain energy bars instead of hamburgers, putting phones aside to stretch before bed, and so much more. Cheer was officia... Read more »

50th Anniversary Alumni Profile: Gina Pearce

50th Anniversary Alumni Profile: Gina Pearce

By Jean-Michel Ricard, News Editor
October 21, 2016
Filed under Features, News

Gina Pearce could never seem to get to school on time, regularly showing up a few minutes late. She simply was not a morning person.

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Ceramics Still Going Strong

Ceramics Still Going Strong

By Jean-Michel Ricard, News Editor
October 12, 2016
Filed under Features

Having 5,000 pounds of clay in a back room might be considered unusual for some people. For Dos Pueblos ceramics teacher Eliesa Bollinger, it’s business as usual. Along with the clay, Bollinger, who heads the only public high school ceramics program in Santa Barbara, is responsible for buying gla... Read more »

Animals are the Answer

Animals are the Answer

By Jaden Gill, Managing Editor
October 5, 2016
Filed under Features

The 18 year old grasps the reins, leading the horses back to their stables, a riding helmet in her hand, and a sense of overwhelming fulfillment in her heart. “Its feels really good to be selfless,” senior Chloe Cassidy, said, “Some of the kids I work with are disabled, so it’s like therapy f... Read more »

Gender Neutral Bathroom: The Impact

Gender Neutral Bathroom: The Impact

By Gemma Sturgeon, Managing Editor
September 30, 2016
Filed under Features

  The crowded H-building hallways surrounding the recently added gender neutral bathroom are filled with not only teenagers rushing to their next class, but hushed conversation about the controversial topic. Junior Pen Scott often hears students referring to it as the ‘trans bathroom’ rather than the gende... Read more »

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