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Freshman students in office

Freshman students in office

By Jack Sipes and Benji Hansen
October 7, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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...

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – DP Teams Dominate SB in Local Game Tournament

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – DP Teams Dominate SB in Local Game Tournament

By Alex Lam
June 1, 2015
Filed under Features, News

In the first tournament of its kind between the two schools, Dos Pueblos’ senior team and freshman team both won against Santa Barbara High School’s Dons Net Gaming in a competitive Counter-Strike: Global Offensive local area network tournament that took place at SB on May 16. Senior team Pokemon T...

DP Softball Looks to Advance Past Semifinals

DP Softball Looks to Advance Past Semifinals

By Tim Heiduk
May 25, 2015
Filed under Features, Sports

The CIF-SS semifinals have proved to be too much to overcome for the Dos Pueblos softball team in the past two years. After falling a game short of the CIF title game in consecutive years, the Chargers look to take it one step further this time around. “Our goal is to make it to the finals,”...

Virtual Enterprise Attains Gold in New York Trade Show

Virtual Enterprise Attains Gold in New York Trade Show

By Alex Lam
May 22, 2015
Filed under Features, News

Hovertech’s students presented a prototype hoverboard in the New York trade show for their DP Virtual Enterprise company, in a competition which ran from April 13-15 in New York City. Their company received a gold plaque for their booth design, which commended them on their excellence of the pr...

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