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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...

Ceramics Still Going Strong

Ceramics Still Going Strong

By Jean-Michel Ricard, News Editor
October 12
Filed under Features

Having 5,000 pounds of clay in a back room might be considered unusual for some people. For Dos Pueblos ceramics teacher Eliesa Bollinger, it’s business as usual. Along with the clay, Bollinger, who heads the only public high school ceramics program in Santa Barbara, is responsible for buying gla...

DP introduces gender-neutral bathrooms

DP introduces gender-neutral bathrooms

By Elisian Ly, Editor-in-Chief
June 1
Filed under Features

On May 27, Dos Pueblos High School opened its first gender-neutral bathroom. The new bathroom was installed in what was the girl’s bathroom in the H-wing of campus, while the boy’s bathroom right next to it remains a bathroom just for males.   Friday was planned to be first full day of the gender-neu...

1:1 iPad Program Possibly Coming Soon to Dos Pueblos

1:1 iPad Program Possibly Coming Soon to Dos Pueblos

By Holly Bailey
February 7
Filed under Features, News

By Holly Bailey | Staff Writer February 7, 2014 Dos Pueblos High School may soon be expanding its technological resources with plans to participate in the district school board’s 1:1 iPad Program as early as the 2014-15 school year. The program, which seeks to ensure that every student is equipped with a tablet device in ...

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