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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...

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
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
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
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...

Photo Gallery: Seniors Dance the ‘Moroccan Nights’ Away at Prom

Photo Gallery: Seniors Dance the ‘Moroccan Nights’ Away at Prom

By Elisian Ly and Alexandra Gonzalez-Edgar
May 22
Filed under Features, Media Gallery, Photos

The class of 2015 celebrated their last few weeks of high school with a grand "Moroccan Nights" themed prom at the Fess Parker Doubletree hotel Saturday, May 9. As the dance started at 9 p.m., some students went to the lobby to pose for pictures, while others went straight into the ballroom to da...

Later Starts and Extra Minutes Adjust Next Year’s Bell Schedule

Later Starts and Extra Minutes Adjust Next Year’s Bell Schedule

By Natalie Moreno
May 20
Filed under Features, News

A new bell schedule was approved Thursday, May 7 by Dos Pueblos staff and administration for the 2015-2016 school year. The newest schedule will have late-start days begin at 8:55 a.m. and all days of the week end at 3 p.m. Last year, DP approved the 2014-2015 partial block schedule that star...

Students take 846 AP exams in total

Students take 846 AP exams in total

By Eloi Gonzalez
May 13
Filed under Features, News

For the first two weeks of May, students have been lining up in the cafeteria and rooms H11 and H30. With stress on their minds and cold sweats on their palms, they have been preparing for the Advanced Placement exams. A total of 846 AP exams are being given this year, for which 534 students ...

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