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The difference between choosing IB and AP

The difference between choosing IB and AP

By Susanna Sinclair, Writer
March 9, 2016
Filed under Features

As you look at the piece of paper where you will choose your classes for your next year at Dos Pueblos High School, there is a lot of pressure to make sure that you are choosing the right classes. These are the classes you will sit in five days a week next year. These are the classes that colleges will loo...

Bees swarm DP

Bees swarm DP

By Belle Gilliam and Sarah Rasmussen
March 4, 2016
Filed under Features

A swarm of bees made their way throughout campus terrorizing students eating their lunches. Art and horticulture teacher Kevin Gleason saved the day by capturing the bees in a printer-paper box and took them home to start a new colony....

DP varsity Mock Trial headed to state competition

DP varsity Mock Trial headed to state competition

By Olivia Jewell
March 2, 2016
Filed under Features, News

Dos Pueblos High School varsity Mock Trial team swept the Santa Barbara County Mock Trial Championship, beating the San Marcos Mock Trial team. The DP team will go on the state competition in Sacramento that will be held in mid-March. “It was a really great feeling winning county, reprising that...

Dos Pueblos Theatre Company announces their spring musical as “Grand Duchy”

Dos Pueblos Theatre Company announces their spring musical as “Grand Duchy”

By Olivia Jewell
February 23, 2016
Filed under A&E, Features

The Dos Pueblos Theatre Company has announced that “Grand Duchy”, written by Robert Freedman and John Bayless, will be their 2016 spring show. Freedman is a 2014 Tony Award-winner and a 2001 GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Award-winner. Bayless is a world-renowned pianist and recordin...

Rooney Mara honored with Cinema Vanguard Award at the SBIFF

Rooney Mara honored with Cinema Vanguard Award at the SBIFF

By Susanna Sinclair and Natalie Moreno
February 23, 2016
Filed under A&E, Features, Film Festival

Actress Rooney Mara, best known for her roles in Academy Award-nominated films “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” and  “Carol,” was honored with the Cinema Vanguard Award on Feb. 12 at the Arlington Theatre during the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. As Rooney Mara arrived at the Arlington ...

Johnny Depp wins Maltin Master Award at SBIFF

Johnny Depp wins Maltin Master Award at SBIFF

By Natalie Moreno and Susanna Sinclair
February 22, 2016
Filed under A&E, Features, Film Festival

Hundreds of fans roared in screams as Johnny Depp stepped out of his car at the Arlington Theatre where he received the Maltin Master Award at the 31st Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the “highest honor at the SBIFF” last Thursday night. Depp arrived half an hour late to the event ...

School disctrict and law enforcement respond to nonspecific blog threat

School disctrict and law enforcement respond to nonspecific blog threat

By Olivia Jewell and Olivia DuPen
February 19, 2016
Filed under Features, News

An anonymous, nonspecific threat toward schools in Santa Barbara was made on an Ohio blog site Tuesday, but schools have remained open continuously since the post was seen. The post was not directed at any specific school, but local law enforcement and School Resource Deputy George Hedricks were ...

OPINION: Trans Kids Have Bladders Too

OPINION: Trans Kids Have Bladders Too

By Emma Lebell, Author
February 16, 2016
Filed under Features, Opinion

There is an entire demographic of students who do not feel comfortable, safe, or welcome at Dos Pueblos High School, and a lot of it has to do with bathroom availability on campus. From childhood on, most people teach and are taught that gender neatly falls in one of two categories—girl or boy—with...

Santa Barbara International Film Festival – Outstanding Performers of the Year

Santa Barbara International Film Festival – Outstanding Performers of the Year

By Caleb Wilcox
February 10, 2016
Filed under Features, News, Videos

Actresses Saoirse Ronan and Brie Larson (via Skype) was honored at the 31st annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival at the Arlington Theatre on February 8.

DP takes on El Niño

DP takes on El Niño

By Brianna Rodriguez, Author
January 15, 2016
Filed under Features

People have been talking and preparing for El Niño for months, and now that it has arrived, it's time for Dos Pueblos High School to see if its preparations have paid off. Last week’s storms brought four inches of rain, according to County of Santa Barbara’s Public Works.   DP has had ...

Clubs Embrace Wellness Policy

Clubs Embrace Wellness Policy

By Roshan Naik and Wyatt Taylor
January 12, 2016
Filed under Features

Some clubs and programs at Dos Pueblos High School are working to be flexible as they experience side effects while embracing the wellness policy while fundraising. The Wellness Policy was introduced to the Santa Barbara Unified School District in 1984 to help students follow healthier diets, and has bee...

Charger Spotlight: Manny Nwosu

Charger Spotlight: Manny Nwosu

By Sophia Martinez, Author
January 4, 2016
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

Not only was he named the homecoming king of 2015, he is also in line to be a king in Nigeria, all while being an award-winning athlete.   He grew up in a town in Nigeria with his brother and two sisters. His parents moved them to Goleta when he was a year old, then moved back to Nigeria when...

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