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Vandalism at DP once again

Vandalism at DP once again

By Benji Hansen and Jack Sipes
October 19
Filed under Features, News

Graffiti was discovered all around the Dos Pueblos campus on Oct. 6, marking the second act of vandalism, the first being the theft of the helmet car “Amy”, against DP in the course of a month.   The graffiti was found on the softball equipment shed, the lacrosse nets, the football blea...

Ask A Senior: What advice do you have for the incoming freshmen?

Ask A Senior: What advice do you have for the incoming freshmen?

By Emma Lebell, Chris Gutierrez
October 13
Filed under Ask A Charger, Features

  Some incoming freshmen may find entering Dos Pueblos to be strange, confusing, or even a bit frightening. What with the strangeness of the students, the staff, and the bell schedule, it can be a lot to take in. Thankfully, they aren’t alone. Seniors, the seasoned warriors of accademia, ar...

Second incident of vandalism in less than a month

Second incident of vandalism in less than a month

By Elisian Ly
October 9
Filed under Features, News

  DP property was vandalized on Oct. 6 with graffiti. It consisted of obscene symbols and misspelled vulgar words. This is the second incident of vandalism in less than a month. Stay tuned for an upcoming article.                             ...

Freshman students in office

Freshman students in office

By Jack Sipes and Benji Hansen
October 7
Filed under Features, News

The 2015-16 freshman class officers were announced Sept. 25, and the winners are: for president, Justin Juarez, vice president, McKenna Grant, and secretary, Virginia “Ginger” Vance, treasurer Tyler Schillinger, and historian Isabel Lee-Park. There were several eager freshman running for ea...

An AP student’s workload

An AP student’s workload

By Brianna Rodriguez and Karina Sandoval
October 5
Filed under Features, News

  Advanced Placement students at Dos Pueblos spend an average of more than three hours on homework, when National Education Association shows statistics that say a high school student should be spending just under two hours on homework.   “School believes students should be well r...

Two wins at the Gold Coast Invitationals

Two wins at the Gold Coast Invitationals

By Sophia Martinez
October 2
Filed under Features, Sports

  Junior Christina Rice has won three for three with the Dos Pueblos cross country team after coming in first with a record time for the course on Friday’s Gold Coast Invitational in Oxnard.     “Watching Christina win her third straight win was phenomenal; one of the most excitin...

Chicano ethnic class inspires

Chicano ethnic class inspires

By Natalie Moreno and David Estrada
October 2
Filed under Features, News

‘Amuse bouche.’A French term used to describe how one single bite of a meal explodes in a burst of flavors. That’s the term history teacher, Liz Bush, uses to describe her Chicano Studies class, one of the new ethnic courses offered at Dos Pueblos High School. Mexican-American literature, taught by English t...

Inside the Pre-game Football Head

Inside the Pre-game Football Head

By Anne Bailey and Olivia Jewell
September 18
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features, Football

Roaring fans, spiral passes, euphoric touchdowns. Delve into the minds of three varsity football players—junior Chris Noggle, middle linebacker; senior Silver Flores, middle linebacker and fullback; and senior Jonathan Valadez, nose guard—as they prepare for a game.   Question: How do...

Photo Gallery: Class of 2015 Graduation Ceremony

Photo Gallery: Class of 2015 Graduation Ceremony

By LenLen Pinaoan and Olivia DuPen
June 12
Filed under Features, Media Gallery, Photos

Under a steel grey sky, the Dos Pueblos class of 2015, clad in their blue and gold robes, graduated at the Scott O'Leary football field on June 10. As the seniors took their final steps down the green, grassy field, they were greeted by screaming family and friends....

12 Questions with Blayke Harrison

12 Questions with Blayke Harrison

By Jonathan Reyna
June 3
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

  Blayke Harrison, junior at Dos Pueblos, is a top competitor in Channel League, is completely committed to track and field and is pursuing his goal of being a professional athlete. Q: Coming into high school, did you know you were going to run track? A: “I ran track in eighth grade...

Opinion: Reschedule Local High School Graduations

Opinion: Reschedule Local High School Graduations

By Tim Heiduk
June 3
Filed under Features, Opinion

Graduation is right around the corner. It’s a time for seniors and their families to celebrate the beginning of a new chapter in life. But how would you feel if you couldn’t celebrate a loved one’s high school graduation? This is the case for my family and me come Wednesday, June 10. ...

Chargers in the World: Gabriel Elbert, a Charger and a “Buff” at Heart

Chargers in the World: Gabriel Elbert, a Charger and a “Buff” at Heart

By Franklin Leung
June 1
Filed under Features

The infection spreads. Its symptoms: severe. Each day, it takes over someone new, runs rampant through their brains and hands to the point where another word cannot be written or another character be typed: Senioritis. Gabriel Elbert was one of many Dos Pueblos seniors fighting this affliction last year...

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