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Therapy Dogs Provide Stress Relief for DP Students as Finals Approach

Therapy Dogs Provide Stress Relief for DP Students as Finals Approach

By Jaden Gill, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2018


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Students poured out of their 4th period classes on Jan. 16, wondering which final exam they should prioritize studying for later that night. As they neared the main office, these stressful thoughts were interrupted by a group of therapy dogs trained to reduce anxiety. Dos Pueblos High School’s Wellness Connect...

Violent Winter Storm Rattles Santa Barbara County

Violent Winter Storm Rattles Santa Barbara County

By Maya Al Sabeh, News Editor

January 19, 2018


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The night of Jan 8, 2018 brought devastation to Santa Barbara County when a winter storm caused massive mudslides in the Montecito community. A week later, and the fatal event has claimed the lives of 20 people, leaving 3 individuals missing. Dos Pueblos High School senior, Hoku Kern, was awed at the sight...

#MeToo Sparks Movement To Bring Awareness to Sexual Assault

#MeToo Sparks Movement To Bring Awareness to Sexual Assault

By Sofia Gerli, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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Trending worldwide since October is the hashtag #MeToo, a social media movement in which women and men are sharing their stories about sexual harassment and assault. When the Harvey Weinstein scandal became public, Hollywood actress Alyssa Milano tweeted asking women to share their experiences w...

Walking and Talking About Suicide

Walking and Talking About Suicide

By Aidan Montgomery, Sports Editor

October 23, 2017


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Over 300 participants gathered in the picnic area at Leadbetter Beach for the annual American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness Walk to promote suicide prevention on Sept. 10. Each participant wore beaded necklaces with a color representing a personal loss of a loved one to ...

Dos Pueblos Faces Impact of DACA Repeal

Dos Pueblos Faces Impact of DACA Repeal

By Mia Capuno, Opinion and Social Media Editor

October 23, 2017


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On Tuesday, Sept 5th, the Trump administration announced that it would be ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, in six months if Congress is unable to implement the program to provide a more permanent, long-term solution. The DACA program was created in 2012 by the ...

CADA Encourages Substance-Free Living Through Annual Open House

CADA Encourages Substance-Free Living Through Annual Open House

By Penny Scott, Staff Writer

October 21, 2017


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On Saturday, Sept. 9, the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (CADA) hosted their annual Open House for students introducing their Friday Night Live Program (FNL). CADA, the sister program to FNL, houses many other local programs that raise awareness for substance abuse and the importance of leading...

Charger Tech Team Assists a New Wave of Technology at DP

Charger Tech Team Assists a New Wave of Technology at DP

By Gemma Sturgeon, Print and Design Editor

October 21, 2017


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  With the recent addition of iPads for all Sophomores and Juniors at Dos Pueblos High School, there are bound to be technical difficulties. The Charger Tech Team, a group of technologically educated students, is there to help students and teachers transition more efficiently and successfully. ...

Goleta Community Speaks for the Trees

Goleta Community Speaks for the Trees

By Jaden Gill, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2017


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September fifth was a night of debate for concerned environmentalists, City Council members, and Goleta residents who felt passionate enough to speak up about the City of Goleta’s pending decision to remove 1,395 trees from Goleta’s beloved Ellwood Butterfly Grove. Fortunately for the locals who were outraged...

A Musically-Inclined Weekend for DP’s Jazz Choir and Instrumental Combo

A Musically-Inclined Weekend for DP’s Jazz Choir and Instrumental Combo

By Maya Al Sabeh, Features Editor

June 8, 2017


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Dos Pueblos High School’s very own Jazz Choir and Combo had the privilege of participating in the 54th annual Reno Jazz Festival this April in Nevada. The jazz festival which was held on the weekend of April 27-28 hosted over 300 groups featuring middle school, high school, and college students. The v...

Isla Vista Continues to Heal

Isla Vista Continues to Heal

By Jaden Gill, Managing Editor

May 24, 2017


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    Throughout the month of May, the Santa Barbara community has been coming together to celebrate the lives that were taken during the horrific 2014 Isla Vista shooting. After the tragic loss of 6 students including George Chen, Katie Cooper, James Hong, Christopher Michaels-Martinez, Da...

18 Student Athletes Sign to Play Sports in College

18 Student Athletes Sign to Play Sports in College

By Matt Carlson, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


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Eighteen Seniors committed to play sports on Dos Pueblos’ signing day, marking yet another great achievement for DP student athletes. Each student made an impact on their respective team and hope to continue to do so at the collegiate level. DP senior Teodor Velikov, who has committed to swim for Universi...

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