Portola Pilot

Dylan Gates
Dylan Gates is the Media Director of the 2018-2019 Portola Pilot staff. He is in his Junior year at Portola and has been working with the Pilot since the program’s inaugural year. Outside of journalism, Dylan plays varsity water polo and is on the swim team. Dylan is looking forward to developing the paper this year and his favorite part of Journalism is working with others.


Dylan Gates, Media Director

May 30, 2019
Previewing the Last 2019 Pep Rally (Story)
May 20, 2019
Schools Should Excuse Absences for AP Exams (Media)
May 10, 2019
New Age Monopolies Will Cause Irreversible Effects (Media)
May 09, 2019
Events Leading Up To The Last Day of School (Story/Media)
Apr 15, 2019
Self-Studying for AP Tests: A Lucrative Option for Busy Students (Story)
Mar 27, 2019
Staff Editorial: Wearing the Modern-Day Blindfold (Media)
Mar 11, 2019
College Recruitment for High School Athletes (Media)
Mar 08, 2019
Staff Editorial: Raise Your Voice for Change (Media)
Feb 19, 2019
Technology is Productivity’s Worst Enemy (Media)
Feb 08, 2019
Performers Underwhelm at Super Bowl Halftime Show (Story)
Jan 29, 2019
Social Media is Becoming a New Factor in College Admissions (Story)
Dec 19, 2018
Overused and Offensive: Gender Constructs in Ads (Media)
Dec 14, 2018
Spotlight on Girls’ Soccer (Story/Media)
Dec 14, 2018
Staff Editorial: Proposing a Solution to the Vape Epidemic (Media)
Nov 09, 2018
Staff Editorial: Making Affirmative Action More Effective (Media)
Nov 05, 2018
Los Angeles Dodgers Lose Back-to-Back World Series (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
Dia De Los Muertos (Story/Media)
Oct 23, 2018
Political Cartoon: The Not-So-Great Park (Media)
Oct 12, 2018
Bulldogs Take Tough Forthcoming Loss against University High (Story)
Sep 14, 2018
Summer Music Rewind: A Review (Story)
Jun 05, 2018
Should Finals be Cumulative of the Full Year? (Media)
Jun 04, 2018
Editorial: Purple is the New Black: Why Portola Highś Pioneering is Essential (Media)
Jun 04, 2018
Should Students Study with Music? (Media)
May 03, 2018
Editorial: How Much Weight Can You Take? (Media)
Apr 09, 2018
The Dangers of Football – Is it Worth It? (Media)
Mar 30, 2018
Should Teachers be Armed? (Media)
Mar 21, 2018
Editorial: Popular Vote is the Popular Choice (Media)
Mar 15, 2018
Should There be Assigned Seating in Classrooms? (Media)
Mar 14, 2018
What Popular Artists will Keep their Fame? (Media)
Mar 12, 2018
Social Media in Schools: An Unorthodox Pairing (Media)
Feb 20, 2018
Financial Freedom for Frantic Teenagers (Media)
Jan 30, 2018
Editorial: We Must Protect Net Neutrality (Media)
Jan 29, 2018
Why There Is Not and Should Not Be a Zero Period (Media)
Jan 15, 2018
Should Finals be Before or After Break? (Media)
Jan 09, 2018
Staircase to Destruction (Media)
Dec 22, 2017
Advancing the Challenge With Advanced Placement Classes (Media)
Dec 13, 2017
Is it Appropriate to Kneel During the National Anthem? (Media)
Mar 16, 2017
Uniting Special and General Education Outside the Classroom (Story/Media)
Feb 07, 2017
Campus Control and Calligraphy-Capable: George Mares (Story)
Dec 06, 2016
Hot Chocolate or Not? (Media)
Nov 28, 2016
The World of Women (Media)
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