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Blackout at EPAC fixed

Blackout at EPAC fixed

By Natalie Moreno and Susanna Sinclair
November 12
Filed under Features, News

  The Elings Performing Arts Center experienced a full power outage Monday morning, jeopardizing the production of Peter and the Starcatcher. “When the power went out, everything went dark at the same time,” said Chloe Chou, sophomore and carpenter. “It was kind of chaotic at that time...

DP Mock Trial takes World Championship

DP Mock Trial takes World Championship

By Natalie Moreno, Writer
October 27
Filed under Features, News

Dos Pueblos’ Mock Trial team came out on top as World Champions from the Empire World Invitational Championship yesterday morning in New York. This prestigious competition is where 44 of the world’s best high school mock trial teams compete for the world championship title. DP returned last night...

History of the Charger Car

History of the Charger Car

By Olivia Jewell, Writer
October 26
Filed under Features

Every time the Dos Pueblos High School football team scores a touchdown or a particularly good play, fans can see the famous DP helmet car drive back and forth next to the field in celebration, with cheerleaders waving their pom-poms from the sideboards. On the back of the car, in gold lettering, i...

Movie Review: “Pan”

Movie Review: “Pan”

By Sophia Martinez, Writer
October 20
Filed under A&E, Features, Reviews

“Pan” hit the theaters on October 9, 2015 with a bang. A movie that brings you back to your childhood of Disney movies. It had funny moments, really sweet moments, and even some emotional ones. The movie “Pan” is about 12 year old Peter Pan (Levi Miller) going through the journey of fig...

Tools for academic success

Tools for academic success

By Susanna Sinclair, Writer
October 19
Filed under Features, News

Between sports, clubs, academics, activities, eating, and sleeping, students at Dos Pueblos High School feel stressed. According to a 2014 study conducted by USA Today more than a quarter of teenagers feel extremely stressed during the school year, and more than half report feeling moderately stressed. “Juniors seem a lot more stress...

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...

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