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DP Media attends the fall convention of JEA

DP Media attends the fall convention of JEA

By Olivia Jewell

December 14, 2015


Filed under Features

Three Dos Pueblos Media students won national awards at the Journalism Education Association Conference in Orlando, Florida last month. The media conference had over 6,000 attendees and 2,000 of them competed in media contests including video, design, yearbook and more. Junior Sierra Gillespie won an Honorable Me...

“Happy Little Trees” making a huge comeback online

“Happy Little Trees” making a huge comeback online

By Jack Sipes and Benji Hansen

November 18, 2015


Filed under Features

Earlier this month, 40,000 people watched Bob Ross paint a beautiful landscape, which is a little weird because he passed away back in 1995. Twitch.tv, an Amazon-owned live streaming website for gamers, began a stream Oct. 29 of all 403 episodes of Ross’ 1983-1994 PBS show, “The Joy of Painting”. This nine day, ...

Opinion: Death with Dignity

Opinion: Death with Dignity

By Madeleine Wester, Writer

November 16, 2015


Filed under Features, Opinion

Although death is inevitable, many people fear the fact that one day, they will die. Even though so many people fear death, there are often cases where a disease or disability causes a person’s death to be drawn out and increasingly painful. Sometimes people deal with such debilitating illnesses that t...

Student Mental Health: Campus Support

Student Mental Health: Campus Support

By Anne Bailey, Writer

November 16, 2015


Filed under Features

  As many as one in three teenagers across California report feeling chronic hopelessness and sadness, according to the California Healthy Kids survey.    “It is a huge concern for us that the number of students that we’re finding or identifying with mental health issues is o...

Blackout at EPAC fixed

Blackout at EPAC fixed

By Natalie Moreno and Susanna Sinclair

November 12, 2015


Filed under Features, News

  The Elings Performing Arts Center experienced a full power outage Monday morning, jeopardizing the production of Peter and the Starcatcher. “When the power went out, everything went dark at the same time,” said Chloe Chou, sophomore and carpenter. “It was kind of chaotic at that time...

DP Mock Trial takes World Championship

DP Mock Trial takes World Championship

By Natalie Moreno, Writer

October 27, 2015


Filed under Features, News

Dos Pueblos’ Mock Trial team came out on top as World Champions from the Empire World Invitational Championship yesterday morning in New York. This prestigious competition is where 44 of the world’s best high school mock trial teams compete for the world championship title. DP returned last night...

History of the Charger Car

History of the Charger Car

By Olivia Jewell, Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under Features

Every time the Dos Pueblos High School football team scores a touchdown or a particularly good play, fans can see the famous DP helmet car drive back and forth next to the field in celebration, with cheerleaders waving their pom-poms from the sideboards. On the back of the car, in gold lettering, i...

Movie Review: “Pan”

Movie Review: “Pan”

By Sophia Martinez, Writer

October 20, 2015


Filed under A&E, Features, Reviews

“Pan” hit the theaters on October 9, 2015 with a bang. A movie that brings you back to your childhood of Disney movies. It had funny moments, really sweet moments, and even some emotional ones. The movie “Pan” is about 12 year old Peter Pan (Levi Miller) going through the journey of fig...

Tools for academic success

Tools for academic success

By Susanna Sinclair, Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under Features, News

Between sports, clubs, academics, activities, eating, and sleeping, students at Dos Pueblos High School feel stressed. According to a 2014 study conducted by USA Today more than a quarter of teenagers feel extremely stressed during the school year, and more than half report feeling moderately stressed. “Juniors seem a lot more stress...

Vandalism at DP once again

Vandalism at DP once again

By Benji Hansen and Jack Sipes

October 19, 2015


Filed under Features, News

Graffiti was discovered all around the Dos Pueblos campus on Oct. 6, marking the second act of vandalism, the first being the theft of the helmet car “Amy”, against DP in the course of a month.   The graffiti was found on the softball equipment shed, the lacrosse nets, the football blea...

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