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50th Anniversary Alumni Profile: Gina Pearce

50th Anniversary Alumni Profile: Gina Pearce

By Jean-Michel Ricard, News Editor
October 21
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
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...

Animals are the Answer

Animals are the Answer

By Jaden Gill, Managing Editor
October 5
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...

Gender Neutral Bathroom: The Impact

Gender Neutral Bathroom: The Impact

By Gemma Sturgeon, Managing Editor
September 30
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...

Senior Opinion

By Natalie Moreno and Alexis Aguiniga
June 15
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...

DP introduces gender-neutral bathrooms

DP introduces gender-neutral bathrooms

By Elisian Ly, Editor-in-Chief
June 1
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...

Econ Fair no longer at DP

Econ Fair no longer at DP

By Natalie Moreno, Writer
May 18
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...

Ins and Outs of Detention at DP

Ins and Outs of Detention at DP

By Olivia Jewell, Writer
May 18
Filed under Features

Thirty to 60 students get detention every two weeks. These students get detention for a wide range of things, from defiance to cheating. Any teacher can assign a student to lunch detention by replying to a Google form that Special Education Teacher, Head Football Coach, and now TOSA (Teacher On Specia...

Video: International Day 2016

Video: International Day 2016

By Benji Hansen
May 9
Filed under Features

  A day at Dos Pueblos High School filled with good food and great music to support the school clubs on April 22nd. Filmed by: Larry Tang Edited by: Benji Hansen

Opinion: Social media break

Opinion: Social media break

By Alexis Aguiniga, Writer
May 3
Filed under Features, Opinion

Two weeks before spring break I went on a mission trip to the Sierra Madre Occidental range in the Mexican states of Durango, Zacatecas, Jalisco, and Nayarit to help out the indigenous communities of the Huichol for a little over a week. The situation I struggled with the most was being without any s...

Opinion: College Tuition

Opinion: College Tuition

By Lorenz Chen, Writer
April 29
Filed under Features, Opinion

As high school seniors are about to graduate and move on with their lives, colleges are on the minds of many students. Many factors influence a student’s choice on which college to attend: choosing a major, college rankings, and campus life. One of the most important factors, however, is the cos...

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