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Photo Gallery: Leadership Airbands 2015

Photo Gallery: Leadership Airbands 2015

By Elisian Ly and Max Rouhas

March 4, 2015


Filed under Events, Features, Media Gallery, Photos

Students flocked to the Greek on Friday at lunch to watch the Leadership Airbands - leadership students performing stunts in their various consecutive dance skits. The announcers, Barrett Burnes and Angel Davison, kicked off the event with a dance competition between the Backstreet Boys and the...

Dos Pueblos Team Scores Fourth Place at Major Hacking Competition

By Jean-Michel Ricard

February 9, 2015


Filed under News

Dos Pueblos hacking team 1064CBread scored fourth place at the prestigious New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering’s Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) Capture The Flag hacking competition in Brooklyn Nov. 12-15, 2014. This event pitted mostly college-level student hacking teams ...

Bell Schedule, Though Popular, Doesn’t Lower D/F Rate

Bell Schedule, Though Popular, Doesn’t Lower D/F Rate

By Natalie Moreno

January 28, 2015


Filed under Features, News

Dos Pueblos High School’s new bell schedule and seminar period have had overwhelmingly positive reviews. According to the student surveys, 1,059 students felt positive about the new bell schedule and seminar. However, according to data comparing the D and F ratio from Fall 2013 to Fall 2014, the...

Press Access Restored to Student Journalists Covering SBIFF

Press Access Restored to Student Journalists Covering SBIFF

By Damara Lopez-Nelson

January 28, 2015


Filed under Features, Film Festival, News

After being told for the second year in a row by Santa Barbara International Film Festival staff that no press access would be available to student press, local student media groups reached a compromise on Jan. 12 that will allow students considerable but limited access to the festival. When lo...

Students Honored, Birthday Celebrated at Student Senate Meeting

Students Honored, Birthday Celebrated at Student Senate Meeting

By Tim Heiduk

January 28, 2015


Filed under Features, News

Five Dos Pueblos Trailblazers hold up their certificates. Bottom row (left to right): Kalina Burns and Isabella Darke. Top row (left to right): Wilson Geyling, Tim Heiduk and Ethan Brier. (photo / Trent Toyama) Dos Pueblos’ nine Trailblazer Award winners were announced at the Jan. 20 Studen...

DP Theater Company Awarded Numerous Honors

DP Theater Company Awarded Numerous Honors

By Michael Aling

January 16, 2015


Filed under News

On Jan. 15, the Dos Pueblos Theatre Company took seven honors - including Theatre Company of the Year - in the Santa Barbara section of BroadwayWorld.com awards. The DPTC was in competition with educational theater programs at Westmont College and Santa Barbara City College, as well as the independent groups Ensemble Theatre Comp...

DP Students Partake in Hour of Code

DP Students Partake in Hour of Code

By Matthew Schmidt

January 9, 2015


Filed under Events, News

Have you ever wanted to learn how to program computers? Many Dos Pueblos students recently had the opportunity to do just that by participating the the Hour of Code event that took place Dec. 9. Students were taught the basic concepts of computer programming through a series of web-based games...

Dos Pueblos hosts Noche al Colegio

Dos Pueblos hosts Noche al Colegio

By Damara Lopez-Nelson

December 16, 2014


Filed under Media Gallery, News, Photos

[slideshow_deploy id='27054'] The school had its first ever College Night in Spanish, Noche al Colegio, on Oct. 14. Spanish-speaking families gathered in the EPAC to listen to college and scholarship representatives. Noche al Colegio brought together roughly 125 parents, students and teachers to educa...

DPEA Students Program MappApp in 54-hour Google Competition

DPEA Students Program MappApp in 54-hour Google Competition

By Matthew Schmidt

December 15, 2014


Filed under Events, Features, News

Image courtesy of MappApp Five students from the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy participated in a 54-hour-straight competition to design, prototype and pitch an original app to a panel of judges that included Mayor Helene Schneider in the Google-sponsored Santa Barbara Weekend on Nov. 14. The pr...

Woodshop Classes Embark on House-building Project “Tiny”

Woodshop Classes Embark on House-building Project “Tiny”

By Alex Lam

December 10, 2014


Filed under News

A woodshop student near one of the scale models of "Tiny" (Photo | Alex Lam) Chris Mollkoy’s woodshop classes received funding to construct a full-scale wooden house from the nonprofit organization TradArt in early November. The house, nicknamed “Tiny,” will be built on a trailer and...

Video: Mason, DP Teacher, Wins Distinguished Mentor Award

Video: Mason, DP Teacher, Wins Distinguished Mentor Award

By Grace Salsido

December 9, 2014


Filed under Features, News

Mason, third from right, at the event (Photo courtesy of Mason) Margaret Mason, an English teacher at DP, was nominated for and won the Distinguished Mentor Award provided by Santa Barbara County Education Office. “Maggie Mason has served not only as an outstanding instructor in her own...

New Locker Rooms Bring Changes in Physical Education Classes

New Locker Rooms Bring Changes in Physical Education Classes

By Jean-Michel Ricard

December 8, 2014


Filed under Features, News

DP lockers during construction (photo/Aimee Argenbright) After roughly six months of construction, the Dos Pueblos locker rooms are ready for use. Students can now safely store their belongings in brand new lockers, use new showers and will have to start changing once again. As a result, all o...

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