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Varsity Mock Trial Advances to the Semi-Finals After a Victorious County Competition

Varsity Mock Trial Advances to the Semi-Finals After a Victorious County Competition

By Jaden Gill, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2018


Filed under News

Senior Paige Maho stepped up to the stand, faced the jury, and confidently asserted a sound argument regarding the murder evidence. Even after a dramatic outbreak from the defendant, pleading her innocent, the case was closed and the judge declared her guilty, securing yet another win for the Dos Pue...

Bill Woodard Named New Principal at Dos Pueblos High School

Bill Woodard Named New Principal at Dos Pueblos High School

By Susanna Sinclair, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2017


Filed under News

There is a new president — of Dos Pueblos High School, that is. Bill Woodard, a staff member at DP since 2004, became the head principal after being the DP mock trial coach, English teacher, Journalism advisor, and most recently, assistant principal. Former DP principal Shawn Carey transitioned...

10 Questions with Mock Trial Coach Mr. Block

10 Questions with Mock Trial Coach Mr. Block

By Joel Delfin, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017


Filed under 10 Questions with..., Features

The Dos Pueblos High School Mock Trial placed second and third at the 2017 Santa Barbara County Mock Trial Competition. The Varsity team took second and the Junior Varsity (JV) Team took third place. The Varsity team lost narrowly to San Marcos High School in the final round of the competition. The Mock...

Charger Spotlight: Cheryl Wilson

Charger Spotlight: Cheryl Wilson

By Kelly Nakashima

February 29, 2012


Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

By Kelly Nakashima | Staff Writer | February 29, 2012 While observing the high stakes murder case People v. Ryan Buschell, one would imagine that an atmosphere of hushed suspense blankets the courtroom. In Department 10 of the Santa Barbara Superior Court, however, where Judge Susan McCollum oversees a formidable mock trial face-off between Laguna Blanca (prosecution) and Dos Pueblos (defense) as part o...

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