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DP Students Donate Blood to Save Lives

By Nicholas Cleland

November 21, 2014


Filed under Events, News

On Nov. 6, United Blood Services visited Dos Pueblos High School for the school’s winter blood drive and collected upwards of 125 units of blood. Students signed up for an appointment time on the United Blood Services website through a link on EDU 2.0, the school’s online information network and grade...

Student Senate Debates Feasibility of Campus Renovation Plans

Student Senate Debates Feasibility of Campus Renovation Plans

By Tim Heiduk

November 18, 2014


Filed under Features, News

(Photo / Maddy Buie) The Dos Pueblos student senate met during fourth period on Monday, Nov. 3 to discuss important campus news and issues. The topic generating the most conversation was a proposed renovation of the Dos Pueblos campus, tentatively scheduled to become a reality a couple of decad...

DP Students Think Pink

DP Students Think Pink

By Olivia DuPen

November 17, 2014


Filed under Features, News

Cards from the card-signing effort (Photo | Elisian Ly) During the month of October, seniors Bella Darke and Veronika Gulvin, Social Awareness Commissioners, hosted a month-long card-signing event in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “I’m involved in a lot of charities around Santa Bar...

DP Mock Trial Wins First Place at The Beach Ball Classic Tournament

DP Mock Trial Wins First Place at The Beach Ball Classic Tournament

By Natalie Moreno

November 17, 2014


Filed under Features, News

Dos Pueblos Mock Trial Team Dos Pueblos’ varsity Mock Trial team scored a first-place victory at the inaugural Orange County Beach Ball Classic Tournament. DP competed against California’s top Mock Trial teams and successfully came out on top. Justin Bernstein, the president of the ...

Recognizing DP’s National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Recognizing DP’s National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

By Alex Lam

November 14, 2014


Filed under News

Nine of the 10 National Merit Program semifinalists in the Santa Barbara Unified School District are Dos Pueblos students. Michael Aling, Ameet Braganza, Adam Dai, Caroline Gay, Quinn Hensley, Jason Mally, Mark Raphael, Brian Su and Andrew Yang became semifinalists and had the opportunity to apply to...

MyVote Student Mock Election Results

By Spencer Mullanix

November 3, 2014


Filed under Events, News

Last Tuesday the school took part in a mock election that allowed Dos Pueblos students to voice their opinion on the issues that will appear on the actual ballot on the fourth. It took place in front of the library, with AP government teacher Wes Ratelle running the voting booths along with student ...

Capps & Mitchum: What They Stand For, Why You Should Care

Capps & Mitchum: What They Stand For, Why You Should Care

By Michael Aling

November 2, 2014


Filed under Features, News

Both Rep. Lois Capps and her opponent Chris Mitchum visited the Dos Pueblos EPAC to speak to government and economics classes about their platforms and about ways for students to volunteer for their campaigns. Following their visits in early October (Capps on Oct. 3 and Mitchum on Oct. 7), both ca...

Little Theater Renovation to Engineering Design Lab Complete

Little Theater Renovation to Engineering Design Lab Complete

By Franklin Leung

October 27, 2014


Filed under Features, News

The new Engineering Design Lab in P-1 opened its doors on Oct. 1, signaling the completion of the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy’s expansion to over 400 students. Formerly the Little Theater, P-1 has been transformed into additional space for engineering design and manufacturing, primarily for the...

Online Chinese Now Recognized by UCs

Online Chinese Now Recognized by UCs

By Alex Lam

October 22, 2014


Filed under News

A screenshot from proxlearn.com This year, Dos Pueblos’ online Chinese class will count as an A-G approved course. Last year, a mishap caused participating students to miss out on the credit they were promised. “The company that we contracted with (mylanguage360) had been approved, and had g...

New School-wide, Digital Live Signage to be Released Soon

New School-wide, Digital Live Signage to be Released Soon

By Spencer Mullanix

October 20, 2014


Filed under News

The leadership class of 2015 is working on hooking up all the Apple TVs on campus with new software that would allow the creation of a Dos Pueblos-specific digital sign. John Dent, the advisor for the project, said in an email that “It is our hope to have a variety of layouts including the daily event...

Video, Photo Gallery: All-School Lip Dub Released Online

Video, Photo Gallery: All-School Lip Dub Released Online

By Olivia DuPen

October 20, 2014


Filed under Events, Features, Media Gallery, News, Photos

[slideshow_deploy id='26587'] Dos Pueblos is in the running for a $25,000 prize for the best lip dub video in the country in Macy’s $50,000 All-School Lip Dub Challenge. The video has been posted on YouTube and is available here. Students sang along to Macy’s Back to School Lip Dub version of “Be True to Your School.” The event took place at lunch on October 3, and all studen...

DP Community Mourns Loss of “Samo”

DP Community Mourns Loss of “Samo”

By Ainsley Diehl

October 9, 2014


Filed under Features, News

Photo courtesy of Team Samo Facebook page The death of Dos Pueblos senior Sam Osterhage, who had been battling a heart virus since last year, has left friends and family devastated and struggling to cope with their loss. Osterhage, nicknamed "Samo," died Sept. 20. He was a valued water polo player and a musician heavily involved at Rockshop Ac...

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