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7 Questions with Austin Bull, BMX Biker

7 Questions with Austin Bull, BMX Biker

By Jonathan Reyna
May 12
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

Dos Pueblos junior Austin Bull is bringing BMX to the masses and paving a path for amateur BMX riders. His devotion to BMX has been passed down from his father's love of downhill mountain biking. Bull adds his BMX and MTB backgrounds to form his unique style of riding. Q: Who influenced you the mos...

Megan Phillips: The new Biology teacher

Megan Phillips: The new Biology teacher

By Eloi Gonzalez
April 30
Filed under Features

“Be ready to learn biology, and have fun while doing it,” said junior Kyle Biskner, one of Megan Philips’ students. Phillips is a new Biology teacher this year who was previously a student teacher at Dos Pueblos. “I did two placements here and one placement at a local junior high, but...

Hoping for Total Renovation at Dos Pueblos

Hoping for Total Renovation at Dos Pueblos

By Alexandra Gonzalez-Edgar
April 29
Filed under Features, News

The Santa Barbara Unified School District is hoping to one day tear down and rebuild almost the entire Dos Pueblos campus, including moving the Greek Theater across campus, adding two-story buildings and a new cafeteria, should the funds become available. “It’s going to be about a couple h...

New Bell Schedule Voted to Continue Next Year

New Bell Schedule Voted to Continue Next Year

By Natalie Moreno
April 28
Filed under Features, News

At last month’s staff meeting, Dos Pueblos’ staff voted in favor of continuing the new bell schedule for the 2015-2016 school year despite the fact that the D and F rate rose under the new system. The main incentive for DP’s new bell schedule was to improve the D and F numbers nearly one third of all DP stude...

Local Color: The Student-Operated Magazine

Local Color: The Student-Operated Magazine

By Olivia DuPen
April 27
Filed under Club Corner, Features

Local Color is a student-run and award-winning magazine that gives Dos Pueblos students the opportunity to submit their art, such as drawings, paintings, photographs and literature for publication. The magazine is co-run by seniors Margaux Shraiman and Landon Brand. “It’s a club where we col...

[Updated] Student Names Also Mentioned in Threatening Emails

[Updated] Student Names Also Mentioned in Threatening Emails

By Elisian Ly
April 22
Filed under Features, News

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DP Girls’ Volleyball Hits the Sand

DP Girls’ Volleyball Hits the Sand

By Tim Heiduk
April 20
Filed under Features, Sports, Volleyball

Dos Pueblos girls' volleyball players are now taking their talent to the beach, competing in sand volleyball for the very first time. “It’s really fun. I mean, my freshman year we tried to get a team together, and it never happened,” said junior Cat Hogan. “And then last year, after indoo...

[Updated] Breaking News: DP Student Arrested For Email Threats

[Updated] Breaking News: DP Student Arrested For Email Threats

By Michael Aling and Elisian Ly
April 17
Filed under Features, News

  [UPDATE: April 22, 2015] It has been confirmed that student names were included in a threatening email sent to a Dos Pueblos teacher and administrator which resulted in the arrest of a 15-year-old freshman boy on campus Friday. Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Public Information Officer Kelly Hoove...

DP Teen Stars compete in the fifth annual Santa Barbara Teen Star Competition

DP Teen Stars compete in the fifth annual Santa Barbara Teen Star Competition

By Elisian Ly
April 14
Filed under Features

Two students from Dos Pueblos High School were  in the 2015 Santa Barbara Teen Star competition on Feb. 21. Those teen stars are seniors Gwendolyn “Gwennie” McInnes and Cheyanne Yang. McInnes is a member of the Jazz Choir and is the president of the Vocal Music Club. She’s also invol...

DP Unable to Reduce Water Usage by 20 Percent

DP Unable to Reduce Water Usage by 20 Percent

By Grace Salsido
April 14
Filed under Features, News

California Governor Jerry Brown handed Californians a mandate this week to cut water usage by 25 percent. However, Dos Pueblos High School  and other district schools were unable to meet last year’s Santa Barbara County mandate for citizens to reduce their water usage by 20 percent, prompting ...

The Dos Pueblos PTSA Bridges the Gap Between School and Parents

The Dos Pueblos PTSA Bridges the Gap Between School and Parents

By Max Rouhas
April 14
Filed under Features

The Dos Pueblos Parent Teacher Student Association has strengthened our school and education as a whole. The PTSA have tasked themselves with organising Beautify DP events, running the Cafe Annex, creating the after-prom party and providing teachers with educational materials. "I was motivated to...

British philosopher Jonathan Winterbottom joins Math Department

British philosopher Jonathan Winterbottom joins Math Department

By Natalie Moreno
April 13
Filed under Features

Jonathan Winterbottom doesn’t miss home. He considers Santa Barbara his true home, although it is over 4,000 miles away from where he was born. “I love the mountains, and I love the sea,” said Winterbottom. “The coast is very beautiful here.” Winterbottom grew up in Oxford, England and whe...

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