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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...

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...

Ins and Outs of Detention at DP

Ins and Outs of Detention at DP

By Olivia Jewell, Writer
May 18, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

DP students top the Architectural Design Competition

DP students top the Architectural Design Competition

By Benji Hansen, Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under Features

Three Dos Pueblos High School juniors—Allison Larinan, Rose Hillebrandt, and Annebel van der Meulen—received first, second, and third place, respectively, at the annual High School Architectural Design Competition on March 19 in Santa Ynez. The competition was held by The Architectural Foundatio...

Introducing the new DP Coffee Cart

Introducing the new DP Coffee Cart

By Alex Edgar Gonzalez, Writer
April 8, 2016
Filed under Features, Videos

  The B-10 Baristas will now be selling coffee and other pastries throughout the DP campus! But sorry students, this is only for staff and administrators. Filmed and edited by Alex Edgar Gonzalez

DP Mock wins first place at state competition

DP Mock wins first place at state competition

By Damara Lopez, Writer
March 20, 2016
Filed under Features

CLICK TO SEE VIDEO: DP Mock wins state competition     The Dos Pueblos High School Mock Trial team has just won the 35th Annual California State Mock Trial Finals. After an intense three-day competition played out in five trials against some of the state's most talented teams, the...

DP Mock are finalists at State Competition

DP Mock are finalists at State Competition

By Damara Lopez, Writer
March 20, 2016
Filed under Features

CLICK HERE TO SEE VIDEO: DP Mock Trial's reaction to advancement towards finals The Dos Pueblos Mock Trial team has just found out that they have advanced to the final round of the State competition. Out of the 35 counties competing, DP is one of two finalists that will compete tomorrow morning in the fi...

DP Girl’s Basketball ends their season

DP Girl’s Basketball ends their season

By Jack Sipes, Writer
March 18, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Features, Sports

Q: How do you think your season went? Dana: Considering we had a fairly new team with players who had never played basketball before, I think we did pretty well as a team. Zaida: I think our season went pretty well, even though we didn't have a lot of wins. As a team, we really learned about everyon...

Women take technology by storm

Women take technology by storm

By Natalie Moreno
March 11, 2016
Filed under Features

Working with neurobotics is what Dos Pueblos senior Megan Handley imagines in her future. Neurobotics is like “prosthetics for your brain” and experiments with artificial intelligence by engineering robotic systems that restore movement capabilities in brain injury victims. Handley enrolled in AP computer scie...

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