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Youth Making Change: Changes Students for the Better

Youth Making Change: Changes Students for the Better

By Gemma Sturgeon, Managing Editor
March 27
Filed under Features

Philanthropy is not a typical high school student’s area of expertise, but for Dos Pueblos High School sophomore Jessica Delgado, trying out something new and unknown changed her life more than she could have imagined. Youth Making Change (YMC) is a youth-led grant making organization centered ...

SAT/ACT Scores: Are They Worth The Stress?

SAT/ACT Scores: Are They Worth The Stress?

By Gemma Sturgeon, Managing Editor
March 24
Filed under Opinion

After high school juniors frantically google another SAT prep test, they sit in front of the screen only to feel defeat as they unsuccessfully jog their memory in hopes of remembering the volume formula, while questioning is this all worth it? High schoolers endure many hours of stress, which should not be ...

10 Questions with Mock Trial Coach Mr. Block

10 Questions with Mock Trial Coach Mr. Block

By Joel Delfin, Staff Writer
March 21
Filed under 10 Questions with..., Features

The Dos Pueblos High School Mock Trial placed second and third at the 2017 Santa Barbara County Mock Trial Competition. The Varsity team took second and the Junior Varsity (JV) Team took third place. The Varsity team lost narrowly to San Marcos High School in the final round of the competition. The Mock...

La La Land: A Reemergence of Musical Film

La La Land: A Reemergence of Musical Film

By Maya Al Sabeh, Feature Editor
March 17
Filed under A&E, Reviews

“La La Land”, a parade of laughter, happiness, and heartbreak, had a successful run in theaters for the past few months, and for good reason. The film thoughtfully captures the emotional roller-coaster that is trying to find your place in Hollywood. Director Damien Chazelle salutes old Hollywood...

Friday Night Live Meeting

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
March 16
Filed under Announcements

On March 23rd, Dos Pueblos, Friday Night Live and the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse will be hosting a town hall meeting for parents and teens to discuss current substance use trends and provide tips to encourage teens to make healthy choices. There will be a panel of teens, parents, counselor...

Amigas Positivas Celebrates Body Positivity

Amigas Positivas Celebrates Body Positivity

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
March 15
Filed under News

The Dos Pueblos Amigas Positivas Club brought smiles to many students' faces with uplifting signs and posters hung in various bathrooms on campus, celebrating body positivity

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Safety Town Community Service

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
March 14
Filed under Announcements

Earn 25 Community Service hours/week this summer and help make a difference. Teach safety education to pre/post kindergarteners at Safety Town. Volunteer positions are still available this summer at Isla Vista School. Applications are available in the Career Center, or you may visit our website at ww...

Beautify DP 3/18

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
March 14
Filed under Announcements

Another Beautify DP is this Saturday, March 18th, from 9am-12pm. Come help clean up the school while earning community service hours. These hours can be used for your NHS required hours for this semester or you can put them towards your community service hours required to graduate. Sign up with Ms. Stone...

Attention Students Planning on Taking English 110/111 Next Year

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
March 14
Filed under Announcements

Students interested in taking English 110/111 during the 2017-2018 school year must take the SBCC English assessment in order to have the option. English 110/111 is a Santa Barbara City College Dual Enrollment English course taught by one of our teachers on our campus. This course will be an option for...

Mudslide at El Capitan Results in Rescue Mission

Mudslide at El Capitan Results in Rescue Mission

By Kimberly Lac
March 10
Filed under News

Heavy rain poured down on Santa Barbara County, causing a mudslide on the morning of January 20th. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department and the Sheriff's Department Search and Rescue Team were called in to rescue campers staying at El Capitan Canyon Campground. A combination of heavy rain and t...

Volunteer with the Samarkand Assisted Living Activities Department

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
March 8
Filed under Announcements

Come join the fun! The Samarkand Assisted Living Activities Department is currently seeking volunteers who would like to come read, teach, play games or simply just chat with our wonderful residents! You can make a difference! For more information please contact: Lisa Jurado, Assisted Living Activiti...

SBCC Assessmant for Seniors

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
March 6
Filed under Announcements

SBCC Assessments will bc this Wednesday, March 8th, in the DP Cafeteria from 8:45am-1:15pm. There will be both English and Math assessments, English from 8:55am-10:55am and Math from 11:10am-12:55pm. If you are a senior planning on attending SBCC in the fall, be sure to come by and take your assessm...

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