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DP to make patriotic observances

DP to make patriotic observances

September 7, 2011
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Harry Menear | Entertainment Editor | Sept. 7, 2011 Some students at Dos Pueblos haven't been required to say the Pledge of Allegiance daily since they were in elementary school. This state of affairs is about to change. First introduced on May 5, 2009, District policy concerning Ceremonies and Observations (...

Goodbye Edline, hello Edu 2.0

Goodbye Edline, hello Edu 2.0

By Eena Kosik
September 5, 2011
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By Eena Kosik | Staff | September 5, 2011 Technological innovation has come to Dos Pueblos High School this year in the form of the new online program known as Edu 2.0. Edu 2.0 is the new online program that teachers are using to post assignments, grades, and other class information. Students (and parents) create a “profile”...

Theater students have “Fairytale” start to new school year

Theater students have “Fairytale” start to new school year

By Editorial Board
August 31, 2011
Filed under A&E, News

By Tiana Raihn | Editor-in-Chief | August 31, 2011 The Dos Pueblos Theater Company sure knew how to bring in the new school year in style. On the evening of the first day of school, 12 students of the Dos Pueblos Theater Company's student leadership group had the chance to experience a dress rehears...

Noozhawk to mentor, partner with The Charger Account

Noozhawk to mentor, partner with The Charger Account

By Kristen Gowdy
August 26, 2011
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Kristen Gowdy | Sports Editor | August 24, 2011 It’s that time of year again in Santa Barbara. The pencils are sharpened, classrooms are clean, and the crisp fall weather (ok, the gloomy June-like fall weather) is a reminder that school is right around the corner. While the leaves don’t change colors...

The 2011-12 school year is underway

The 2011-12 school year is underway

August 25, 2011
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Brennon Goss | Staff | August 25, 2011 The first day of classes is in the books. Click on the above photo for a gallery of photos from opening day.      ...

Anticipation building for opening of Engineering Academy’s new home

Anticipation building for opening of Engineering Academy’s new home

August 24, 2011
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  By Kelvin Noronha | Staff | August 13, 2011 Though rainy weather, construction challenges, and even unforeseen obstacles in the ground have delayed its completion, excitement is growing in anticipation of the opening of the Elings Center for Engineering Education on the Dos Pueblos campus this f...

Jitters, excitement on Freshman Orientation day

Jitters, excitement on Freshman Orientation day

By Eena Kosik
August 21, 2011
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Eena Kosik | Staff | August 21, 2011 High school: huge campus, long hallways, rushing to classes to get there on time, and a lot more homework. With that kind of reputation, what incoming freshman wouldn’t be absolutely terrified? On Friday, Aug. 19, hundreds of freshmen joined together at D...

The Charger Account debuts online!

The Charger Account debuts online!

By Editorial Board
August 12, 2011
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By Tiana Raihn | Editor-in-Chief | August 9, 2011 Welcome everyone to the very first online edition of The Charger Account! What was once a monthly printed paper distributed during school hours has now become an online newspaper that will be updated throughout the week allowing us to greatly exp...

Budget cuts demand Chargers pick up slack

Budget cuts demand Chargers pick up slack

By Kelly Nakashima
August 10, 2011
Filed under News

By Kelly Nakashima | Staff | August 10, 2010 As DP’s 2011-2012 school year looms ahead, so does the aftermath of yet another round of Santa Barbara School District budget cuts. Like many California schools, this year’s cuts have taken a slice out of DP’s class offerings, academic programs and, in ...

Chargers and Royals come together to honor Coach “Hess”

Chargers and Royals come together to honor Coach “Hess”

By Kristen Gowdy
August 10, 2011
Filed under Football, News, Sports

By Kristen Gowdy | Sports Editor | August 9, 2011 The legacy of the late Jeff Hesselmeyer’s was perhaps best summed up by former San Marcos Royal football player Derek Dallmeyer during Monday night’s memorial service when he said, “Every Friday night, for many years to come, when the lights at Valley Stadium or Scott O’Leary field turn on, Hess’ light wil...

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