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The Wildcat Tribune

DV Special Education: Offering a fair chance

Equal assistance does not necessarily equate to equal opportunity. Giving a step stool of the same height to three people of different heights does not give each person the same view. Similarly, giving the same education to th...

May 30, 2017No Comments

Intrigued by antiquity: Marcia Harmon

Intrigued by antiquity: Marcia Harmon

Elisa Fang, Co-News Editor

“Do you know what antiques are?” she asks. My mind races to comprehend her words. Is this a trick question? Aren’t antiques, just, old things? In Downtown Danville sits a little shop called Cottage Jewel, an eclect...

May 30, 2017No Comments

Long-time DVHS coach departs for Bishop Gorman

Long-time DVHS coach departs for Bishop Gorman

May 30, 2017

Brian Freitas, Former Varsity Baseball Coach and long time DV Staff Member leaves after 10 years Brian Freitas, Dougherty’s first Athletic Director and one of its origi...

CAST and NGSS represent new era in scientific education

May 30, 2017

On April 26, Dougherty Valley’s sophomore population woke up extra early — on a Wednesday, no less — to take the California Science Test (CAST), marking a transiti...

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Investigations

Teachers struggle to live and work in San Ramon

Teachers struggle to live and work in San Ramon

Andrew Chuang and Karen Wang

Dougherty High School teachers are struggling to live in San Ramon due to a combination of a high cost of living, relatively low salaries and a lack of subsidized housing...

December 2, 2016

Little praise for the price raise that aids (the district)

Little praise for the price raise that aids (the district)

Anumita Jain and Karen Wang

In the 2015-16 school year, Dougherty Valley High School’s lunch prices, along with those of all San Ramon Valley Unified School District high schools, rose from $4.00 t...

November 30, 2016

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Letter from the editor

Irene Chang, Editor-in-Chief

“Weird time in my life,” observed a classmate through an Instagram caption. Couldn’t agree more. This overbearingly simplistic, casual statement strikes me as the epi...

May 30, 2017No Comments

Human natural selection: what it’s like to be held back by your own neurochemistry

Serena Shen, Co-A&E Editor

Human natural selection: what it’s like to be held back by your own neurochemistry Natural selection. Darwin’s theory of evolution. When learning of these phenomena in ...

May 30, 2017No Comments

Students should take handwritten notes to better comprehend content

May 30, 2017

In middle school, I often wondered why many teachers required me to take handwritten notes while other students received printed notes. I complained about the extra time it...

Out with the old and in with the truth: does DV recycle?

May 30, 2017

I was told that DV doesn’t recycle in my first week here. After jokingly berating a friend for chucking a stack of papers into the trash, she laughed, then gave me kind ...

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DV Softball defeated in their rivalry match against Dublin

DV Softball defeated in their rivalry match against Dublin

Amanda Su and Karen Wang

On May 11, 2017, the Dougherty Valley Varsity Softball Team lost their last game of the season in a te...

May 31, 2017No Comments

Clare Shin, Dougherty’s Own Katniss Everdeen

Megan Tsang, News & Sports Copy Editor

Like most Dougherty students, sophomore Clare Shin hopes to pursue a career in medicine. But, unlike m...

May 26, 2017No Comments

DV Swim makes their mark at leagues

Brandon Shi, Assistant Opinions Editor

Dougherty’s Varsity Swim Team made a strong showing at their first league championship in the East B...

May 26, 2017No Comments

Men’s Tennis qualifies for NCS at match against Amador Valley

May 26, 2017

Athlete of Interest: Lilly Mei

May 26, 2017

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