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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 ...

Art Scholarships: A Breakthrough for Students

Art Scholarships: A Breakthrough for Students

By Nicky Monreal, Staff Writer
March 3
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...

Buy Your Yearbooks!

By Hoku Kern, New Editor
March 2
Filed under Announcements

There is still time to buy your yearbook! Don't wait though they will sell out. Go onto http://www.dpyearbook.org to purchase your book or visit the business office. You will not want to miss out on this great book! Yearbooks are $85 each, and seniors or parents of seniors can purchase space for a...

2nd Annual DP Write-A-Thon

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
March 1
Filed under Announcements

Join us for the 2nd Annual DP Write-A-Thon on Wednesday, March 15th, after school in the library. We give you random topics, and you write! If you like what you did, you upload your work and we pick winners for each topic, which are then published in Local Color magazine. It's fun, we provide snacks...

10 Questions with the Teen Star Winner

10 Questions with the Teen Star Winner

By Halani Cabugos, Staff Writer
March 1
Filed under Features

Q: What motivated you to sign up for Teen Star ? I basically have watched this competition since I was in second grade and actually Mary Grace won and she’s in my grade right now. I didn’t really have the confidence to audition these past few years but this year I just said ‘why not?’. Q: ...

2017: The Start to Rewarding Resolutions

2017: The Start to Rewarding Resolutions

By Maya Al Sabeh, Feature Editor
February 22
Filed under Features

At the stroke of midnight on New Year’s, many hopefuls embark on a new journey to reinvent themselves. Well, it has been over a month since New Year’s day and many people are making a change for the better. Unlike what most would expect, this change is focused on internal fine-tuning rather than tempora...

Students Take Sides

Students Take Sides

By Ruben Saatjian, Staff Writer
January 11
Filed under Features

This school year, two new clubs formed at Dos Pueblos: the Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) and the Dos Pueblos Democrats (DP Dems). YAF is a more conservatively aligned club, while the DP Dems are more liberal. This is the first time in recent history that partisan clubs have formed on campus. YAF ...

DP Students Walk Out on Trump

DP Students Walk Out on Trump

By Jaden Gill and Jean-Michel Ricard
December 4
Filed under News

Students of all backgrounds gathered in the meadow of Dos Pueblos High School Wednesday, November 9th, before marching to The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) in response to Tuesday night’s presidential election. After around 600 DP students, escorted by faculty, walked out of class, roug...

The Voice of the Interpreters

The Voice of the Interpreters

By Nicky Monreal, Staff Writer
December 2
Filed under Features

Senior Karina Hernandez will never forget the first time she interpreted. It was a small classroom filled with parents, she recalls how the few Spanish-speaking parents present felt intimidated because they could not understand the language being spoken. At that moment she understood her responsibili...

Students Need More Sleep

Students Need More Sleep

By Susanna Sinclair, Editor-in-Chief
November 22
Filed under Opinion

In a world where there is so much focus on college applications, perfect grades, and extracurriculars, getting a good night’s rest can be put on the backburner. Priorities have been altered throughout a student’s educational career, and sleep is continually viewed as that one thing that someone ...

BREAKING NEWS: Students Protest Trump’s Election

BREAKING NEWS: Students Protest Trump’s Election

By Jean-Michel Ricard, News Editor
November 11
Filed under News

At 12:00 sharp students across the district walked out of class to rally in protest against the election of Republican candidate Donald Trump as President of the United States.

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Dos Pueblos turns 50

Dos Pueblos turns 50

By Maya Al Sabeh, Features Editor
October 19
Filed under News

Dos Pueblos High School’s 50th anniversary is quickly approaching and DP is celebrating in a large way by dedicating a week of fun-filled events to the students and staff. Although students will not be able to attend events like the current and former staff/faculty reunion at Glen Annie and th...

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