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Art Scholarships: A Breakthrough for Students

Art Scholarships: A Breakthrough for Students

By Nicky Monreal, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under A&E, Events, News

Kevin Gleason, Dos Pueblos High School teacher of freehand drawing and Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate visual art encourages students each year to further their artistic ambitions by entering the Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation’s contest. “There’s the regular scholarship foundat...

Photo Gallery: Leadership Airbands 2015

Photo Gallery: Leadership Airbands 2015

By Elisian Ly and Max Rouhas
March 4, 2015
Filed under Events, Features, Media Gallery, Photos

Students flocked to the Greek on Friday at lunch to watch the Leadership Airbands - leadership students performing stunts in their various consecutive dance skits. The announcers, Barrett Burnes and Angel Davison, kicked off the event with a dance competition between the Backstreet Boys and the...

DP Students Partake in Hour of Code

DP Students Partake in Hour of Code

By Matthew Schmidt
January 9, 2015
Filed under Events, News

Have you ever wanted to learn how to program computers? Many Dos Pueblos students recently had the opportunity to do just that by participating the the Hour of Code event that took place Dec. 9. Students were taught the basic concepts of computer programming through a series of web-based games...

DPEA Students Program MappApp in 54-hour Google Competition

DPEA Students Program MappApp in 54-hour Google Competition

By Matthew Schmidt
December 15, 2014
Filed under Events, Features, News

Image courtesy of MappApp Five students from the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy participated in a 54-hour-straight competition to design, prototype and pitch an original app to a panel of judges that included Mayor Helene Schneider in the Google-sponsored Santa Barbara Weekend on Nov. 14. The pr...

DP Students Donate Blood to Save Lives

By Nicholas Cleland
November 21, 2014
Filed under Events, News

On Nov. 6, United Blood Services visited Dos Pueblos High School for the school’s winter blood drive and collected upwards of 125 units of blood. Students signed up for an appointment time on the United Blood Services website through a link on EDU 2.0, the school’s online information network and grade...

MyVote Student Mock Election Results

By Spencer Mullanix
November 3, 2014
Filed under Events, News

Last Tuesday the school took part in a mock election that allowed Dos Pueblos students to voice their opinion on the issues that will appear on the actual ballot on the fourth. It took place in front of the library, with AP government teacher Wes Ratelle running the voting booths along with student ...

Video, Photo Gallery: All-School Lip Dub Released Online

Video, Photo Gallery: All-School Lip Dub Released Online

By Olivia DuPen
October 20, 2014
Filed under Events, Features, Media Gallery, News, Photos

[slideshow_deploy id='26587'] Dos Pueblos is in the running for a $25,000 prize for the best lip dub video in the country in Macy’s $50,000 All-School Lip Dub Challenge. The video has been posted on YouTube and is available here. Students sang along to Macy’s Back to School Lip Dub version of “Be True to Your School.” The event took place at lunch on October 3, and all studen...

Rep. Lois Capps Visits Dos Pueblos in the EPAC

Rep. Lois Capps Visits Dos Pueblos in the EPAC

By Michael Aling
October 5, 2014
Filed under Events, Features, News

Rep. Lois Capps came to Dos Pueblos to speak with the AP Economics and Government classes on Friday. Capps outlined her platform for this “[especially] issue-based” midterm election before opening a Q&A session with the students. She also discussed the importance of the political proce...

The Goleta Lemon Festival Back for this Weekend

The Goleta Lemon Festival Back for this Weekend

By Alex Lam
September 21, 2014
Filed under Events, News

It's almost the beginning of fall, and the 23rd annual Lemon Festival is here with its usual exciting events. The Lemon Festival, which started on Saturday Sept. 20, will continue Sunday Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Girsch Park, which is located immediately behind Costco. It is chiefly sponsored by M...

Photo Gallery: College Night

Photo Gallery: College Night

By Damara Lopez-Nelson
September 20, 2014
Filed under Events, Media Gallery, News, Photos

[slideshow_deploy id='26221'] September tenth’s annual College Night proved to be a full-house success, the EPAC filled with prospective students and families eager to hear university and college representatives discuss the pursuit of higher education. The presentation was an informative crash cours...

Photo Gallery: Roller Coaster Cheer and Teacher ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Photo Gallery: Roller Coaster Cheer and Teacher ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

By Caroline Gay and Michael Aling
August 29, 2014
Filed under Events, Features, Media Gallery, News, Photos

[slideshow_deploy id='26145'] Students, teachers and staff filed into O'Leary Stadium during seminar period on Thursday, Aug. 28 for a display of first-week-of-school spirit. Together, ninth- through twelfth-grade students gathered in the letters "DPHS" and were led in a chant by administrators w...

Local teens come together to save lives with Hands4Others in benefit concert “The Last Night”

Local teens come together to save lives with Hands4Others in benefit concert “The Last Night”

By Jason Paras
May 19, 2014
Filed under A&E, Events, News

By Jason Paras | Editor in Chief May 19, 2014 This year alone, 9 million people will die from lack of access to clean water. By enjoying our benefit concert, you will save only one of those 9 million people: one living, breathing person just like you. I, alongside twelve other local teen musicians ha...

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