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DVHS senior class officers host prom amidst setbacks by the COVID-19 pandemic

Olivia Phongsa, Jennifer Sheng, and Grace Zhao June 3, 2021

The DVHS senior class officers held the Mask-querade Prom on campus on May 14, the culmination of a planning process brokered by the COVID-19 pandemic. A typical DVHS prom takes place at the California...

Students sit in the quad as they watch the homecoming rally on May 7th

Freshmen experience their first in-person high school Homecoming Rally

Leanne Park, Staff Writer May 31, 2021

On May 7th, 2021, during 8 to 10 p.m., Dougherty Valley High School students attended an in-person homecoming rally with the theme of  “Willie Goes Remote.” Fifty students in each grade attended,...

The city council met on March 23 to approve a general plan progress report which outlines the progress the city has made on its goals.

San Ramon General Plan update outlines the future of the city

Sneha Cheenath, Managing Editor May 28, 2021

The San Ramon City Council approved the annual general plan progress report on March 23, which largely showed that the city has made steady progress on its goals.  The general plan is a comprehensive...

This infographic provides an overview of the process of obtaining a driving permit in California, from applying for the test to submitting required forms to visiting the office, using text and supplementary images.

A guide to driver’s license testing during COVID-19 lockdown

Jiayu Zhan and Boomika Velineni May 24, 2021

Driver’s licenses are issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) after a person has been tested to meet the requirements for safe driving. Since the tests are all in-person, the process has recently...

The holy month Ramadan  is celebrated by over 1.6 billion muslims every year

What is Ramadan?

Shereen Ahmed, Aria Khalique, and Aatif Ahmed May 10, 2021

On April 13, the month of Ramadan began for Muslims around the world. The month is of great religious significance in Islam and is observed through Muslims fasting (abstaining from food and drink) for...

HOA sent out a flyer, informing residents about dog waste in the neighborhood.

Dog waste still continues to bother San Ramon

Leanne Park, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

A prevalent issue in San Ramon is the lack of pet owners’ responsibility that inevitably causes dog waste problems to continue, potentially polluting neighborhoods in the process.  Looking through...

CDC now allows desks to be three feet apart, changing the rules in the class

C.D.C now allows school desks to be three feet apart from each other

Shereen Ahmed, Journey Manager April 30, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had recently announced that school desks no longer need to be six feet apart to maintain a safe classroom environment against the novel Coronavirus....

Nutritionist and Area Supervisor Mary Mathieu-Ruiz is hopeful for a return to normal.

Behind the Vac-Scene: Nutritionist Mary Mathieu-Ruiz is ready to interact with students and provide them with nutritious meals

Owen Spargo, News Editor April 26, 2021

“It's just been the change, the constant change from week to week. There's never been a point where you can get comfortable or feel like you're caught up, or ahead.”    The COVID-19 pandemic...

An important part of Islam is following a halal diet.

What does “Halal” Mean?

Shereen Ahmed, Aatif Ahmed, and Faizan Azhar April 23, 2021

What does ‘Halal’ Mean? ‘Halal’ is a term you may have often heard or noticed signage of at restaurants. You may have also heard people asking, “Is this halal?” or, “Is the meat you serve...

Despite the confusion of CAASPP testing, SRVUSD officials have thought of a more convenient alternatives in the era of COVID-19.

SRVUSD faces confusion over CAASPP testing during COVID-19: Here’s what we know

Mahika Arya and Shruthi Narayanan April 16, 2021

With most students currently enrolled in online school, questions about the administration of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) this year have been rising. The answer...

Political symbols representing the Republican Party, Democratic Party, and Libertarian Party sit on a Monopoly board.

Conservative students urge for open discussions in the classroom

Content Warning: This article contains brief mentions of anti-LGBTQ+ sentiments. “After I [opened up about being] conservative, I got doxxed, cyberbullied, and my house got egged four times. I’ve...

School librarian, Allison Hussenet, looks through books ready for curbside pickup as part of the library's ongoing efforts to keep remote learners reading.

Online learning heightens learning gaps across the school district

Sneha Cheenath, Managing Editor April 1, 2021

The SRVUSD Board of Education presented evidence of significant learning loss among students on Jan. 12, an issue that school staff are now working to solve. Compared to the first semester of the 2019-2020...

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