Dos Pueblos High School's Student Newspaper

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 »

Senior Opinion

By Natalie Moreno and Alexis Aguiniga
June 15, 2016
Filed under Features, Opinion

Graduating high school sounds extremely surreal to me at the moment. I’m graduating in a matter of days, and it still hasn’t really hit me that these are my last days of high school. High school had its times of sheer triumph, but there were also moments of defeat. But you know what? Everything w... Read more »

DP introduces gender-neutral bathrooms

DP introduces gender-neutral bathrooms

By Elisian Ly, Editor-in-Chief
June 1, 2016
Filed under Features

On May 27, Dos Pueblos High School opened its first gender-neutral bathroom. The new bathroom was installed in what was the girl’s bathroom in the H-wing of campus, while the boy’s bathroom right next to it remains a bathroom just for males.   Friday was planned to be first full day of the gender-neu... Read more »

Econ Fair no longer at DP

Econ Fair no longer at DP

By Natalie Moreno, Writer
May 18, 2016
Filed under Features, News

Econ Fair, the senior entrepreneurial activity that has been a tradition at Dos Pueblos High School for about 15 years, is no longer the capstone project of economics classes at DP. The school needs to comply with education codes that legally require students to be reimbursed for expenses incurred for a school project, which, teachers say, removes the most essent... Read more »

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