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Orientation and First Day of School

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
July 19, 2017
Filed under Announcements

Incoming and returning students, orientation is coming up! Save the Date! Charger Check-in for 12th, 11th, and 10th grade students will take place on Thursday, August 10th. Check-in will take place from 7:45am-10:15am for 12th graders, 10:45am-12:45pm for 11th graders, and 2pm-3:45pm for 10th graders....

Important Dates for the 2017-2018 School Year

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
July 19, 2017
Filed under Announcements

Hey Chargers! Hope you're enjoying your summer so far, but school isn't too far away! Start gearing up for an exciting year, and make sure you know your important dates! To view the list of important dates click here. Enjoy the rest of your summer and see you soon!...

Senior Portraits for the Class of 2018

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
July 15, 2017
Filed under Announcements

Seniors for the 2017-2018 school year, senior portraits are right around the corner! They will be taking place from Monday, July 18th through Friday, July 28th. You should have received a letter in the mail with the date and time of your appointment. Pictures will take place in the DP Cafeteria....

“13 Reasons Why” Sets an Example for Impressionable Teens

“13 Reasons Why” Sets an Example for Impressionable Teens

By Gemma Sturgeon, Managing Editor
May 30, 2017
Filed under A&E, Opinion, Reviews

The recently released Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” is raising conversations about suicide and mental health in general, but is the content too raw and real for the eyes of the public? The series is based on the best-selling novel written by Jay Asher, and follows Hannah Baker, a teenage girl w...

Beautify DP 6/3 and Graduation Help

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Announcements

Our last Beautify DP is taking place next Saturday, June 3rd from 9 am to noon. National Honor Society members can use this Beautify DP to fulfill their spring semester 2 hour community service requirement (or they can complete 2 hours of another approved community service activity). All students ar...

“Drop the Mask of Drug Abuse” Project on Display in Library

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under Announcements

The Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, or CADA, as it is more widely known, began the Committed Campaign, to inspire young people to think about the choices they make, and the impact these choices have on their lives. The CADA Committed Campaign presents the opportunity to raise awareness about drug...

SBCC Math Assessment for Continuing Students

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
May 17, 2017
Filed under Announcements

This Friday, May 19th, there will be another math assessment held in the DP Cafeteria from 2pm-4pm for continuing students (Freshmen-Juniors). This assessment is for any student who is planning on taking Math 117 (Statistics) or Economics at DP next year. It is required that you pass this assessment...

Beautify DP 5/20

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under Announcements

We have only 2 Beautify DP events left this semester! The next Beautify DP is taking place Saturday, May 20th from 9 am to noon. National Honor Society members can use this Beautify DP to fulfill their spring semester 2 hour community service requirement (or they can complete 2 hours of another approved commu...

SBCC College Promise Night

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under Announcements

SBCC College Promise Night is this Wednesday, May 17th, from 6:00pm-7:00pm in the Dos Pueblos EPAC. Join representatives from Santa Barbara City College to learn about the SBCC Promise, Financial Aid and Counseling opportunities at SBCC. There will be time for questions and answers following the presentation.

NHS Officer Nominations Begin This Week

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under Announcements

Attention current 10th and 11th graders who are NHS and/or CSF members! Honor Society Officer nominations begin this week! Forms are available outside Mrs. Stone's office in the counseling office. Nomination forms should be completed and turned in to Mrs. Stone by Monday, May 22nd. Elections for Honor Society Officers will t...

Riviera Robotics Presentation in the Greek 5/12 at Lunch

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
May 11, 2017
Filed under Announcements

Come to the Greek tomorrow, Friday, May 12th, at lunch to see the student-run Riviera Robotics team, also known as team 5815, present. With them will be their robot, Top Succo, along with the team members. Students can ask questions, learn more about the First Robotics Competition, FRC, and even get...

2017 Santa Barbara TEEN ARTS Mentorship Program

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Announcements

The Arts Fund’s Teen Arts Mentorship Program offers in-depth arts enrichments for aspiring visual arts and writing students who are seriously considering pursuing advance study and careers in art, performance and literature. The Arts fund’s mentorship have helped hundreds of Santa Barbara teens produce...

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