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[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...

Seniors 2015: It’s the End of High School as They Know It

Seniors 2015: It’s the End of High School as They Know It

By Loren Young
April 7
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

As most people would think, senior year is pretty crazy. Students have begun the end to their four-year high school career, counting down the days until graduation, freaking out about college applications, and trying to make their senior year as memorable and awesome as possible. They’ve made frie...

Boys’ 4×800 Relay, Clark Lead DP at Easter Relays

Boys’ 4×800 Relay, Clark Lead DP at Easter Relays

By Tim Heiduk
April 7
Filed under Features, Sports, Track and Field

The DP boys’ 4x800 relay team qualified for the esteemed Arcadia Invitational, while sophomore Hunter Clark won the 1500 meters at the Santa Barbara Easter Relays on March 28 at Santa Barbara City College. The 4x800 team, consisting of seniors Jacob Stucky, Chris Wasjutin, Ian Wasjutin and Scott Bie...

DP Science Club Takes Second Place at 2015 JPL Science Bowl Regional Competition

DP Science Club Takes Second Place at 2015 JPL Science Bowl Regional Competition

By Franklin Leung
March 27
Filed under Features, News

After an intense comeback in the playoffs and beating some of the best high school teams in the region, members of the DP Science Club took home second place at the 2015 Regional High School Science Bowl competition, losing to Arcadia High School’s team. The competition took place at Jet Pr...

Photo Gallery: Grease Pole 2015, DP Tradition

Photo Gallery: Grease Pole 2015, DP Tradition

By Eloi Gonzalez
March 23
Filed under Features, Media Gallery, Photos

On Friday the annual grease pole took place in Dos Pueblos' Greek theater. The grease pole is a competition in which 3-student teams (all seniors) attempt to climb a pole coated with slick grease. This has been a tradition for many years at DP and each year a wider variety of participants try the...

Intramural Dodgeball Comes to DP

Intramural Dodgeball Comes to DP

By Tim Heiduk
March 20
Filed under Features, Non-traditional Sports, Sports

“If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball.” The sport made famous by the movie “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story” is currently hitting Dos Pueblos. Charger students will show off their mastery of “the 5 D’s of dodgeball” the next few Thursdays at lunch in the Sovine Gymnasium....

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