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DP Theater Company Awarded Numerous Honors

DP Theater Company Awarded Numerous Honors

By Michael Aling
January 16, 2015
Filed under News

On Jan. 15, the Dos Pueblos Theatre Company took seven honors - including Theatre Company of the Year - in the Santa Barbara section of BroadwayWorld.com awards. The DPTC was in competition with educational theater programs at Westmont College and Santa Barbara City College, as well as the independent groups Ensemble Theatre Comp...

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...

Dos Pueblos hosts Noche al Colegio

Dos Pueblos hosts Noche al Colegio

By Damara Lopez-Nelson
December 16, 2014
Filed under Media Gallery, News, Photos

[slideshow_deploy id='27054'] The school had its first ever College Night in Spanish, Noche al Colegio, on Oct. 14. Spanish-speaking families gathered in the EPAC to listen to college and scholarship representatives. Noche al Colegio brought together roughly 125 parents, students and teachers to educa...

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...

Woodshop Classes Embark on House-building Project “Tiny”

Woodshop Classes Embark on House-building Project “Tiny”

By Alex Lam
December 10, 2014
Filed under News

A woodshop student near one of the scale models of "Tiny" (Photo | Alex Lam) Chris Mollkoy’s woodshop classes received funding to construct a full-scale wooden house from the nonprofit organization TradArt in early November. The house, nicknamed “Tiny,” will be built on a trailer and...

Video: Mason, DP Teacher, Wins Distinguished Mentor Award

Video: Mason, DP Teacher, Wins Distinguished Mentor Award

By Grace Salsido
December 9, 2014
Filed under Features, News

Mason, third from right, at the event (Photo courtesy of Mason) Margaret Mason, an English teacher at DP, was nominated for and won the Distinguished Mentor Award provided by Santa Barbara County Education Office. “Maggie Mason has served not only as an outstanding instructor in her own...

New Locker Rooms Bring Changes in Physical Education Classes

New Locker Rooms Bring Changes in Physical Education Classes

By Jean-Michel Ricard
December 8, 2014
Filed under Features, News

DP lockers during construction (photo/Aimee Argenbright) After roughly six months of construction, the Dos Pueblos locker rooms are ready for use. Students can now safely store their belongings in brand new lockers, use new showers and will have to start changing once again. As a result, all o...

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...

Student Senate Debates Feasibility of Campus Renovation Plans

Student Senate Debates Feasibility of Campus Renovation Plans

By Tim Heiduk
November 18, 2014
Filed under Features, News

(Photo / Maddy Buie) The Dos Pueblos student senate met during fourth period on Monday, Nov. 3 to discuss important campus news and issues. The topic generating the most conversation was a proposed renovation of the Dos Pueblos campus, tentatively scheduled to become a reality a couple of decad...

DP Students Think Pink

DP Students Think Pink

By Olivia DuPen
November 17, 2014
Filed under Features, News

Cards from the card-signing effort (Photo | Elisian Ly) During the month of October, seniors Bella Darke and Veronika Gulvin, Social Awareness Commissioners, hosted a month-long card-signing event in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “I’m involved in a lot of charities around Santa Bar...

DP Mock Trial Wins First Place at The Beach Ball Classic Tournament

DP Mock Trial Wins First Place at The Beach Ball Classic Tournament

By Natalie Moreno
November 17, 2014
Filed under Features, News

Dos Pueblos Mock Trial Team Dos Pueblos’ varsity Mock Trial team scored a first-place victory at the inaugural Orange County Beach Ball Classic Tournament. DP competed against California’s top Mock Trial teams and successfully came out on top. Justin Bernstein, the president of the ...

Recognizing DP’s National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Recognizing DP’s National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

By Alex Lam
November 14, 2014
Filed under News

Nine of the 10 National Merit Program semifinalists in the Santa Barbara Unified School District are Dos Pueblos students. Michael Aling, Ameet Braganza, Adam Dai, Caroline Gay, Quinn Hensley, Jason Mally, Mark Raphael, Brian Su and Andrew Yang became semifinalists and had the opportunity to apply to...

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