The Wildcat Tribune

A snapshot of the unheard experiences and stories of Black students in SRVUSD

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, experiences of Black students in SRVUSD often go unheard.

Daniela Wise and Shereen Ahmed

October 25, 2020

TW: This article contains mentions of rape, sexual assault, and abuse. Racism is a persistent problem all over the country, considering there is no succinct way to address it. As perfect as SRVUSD schools may seem with the stellar grades, strong sports programs and multitudes of clubs, systemic raci...

Revealing the truth of Trump’s tax returns

President Trump's tax returns reveal that he only paid $750 in taxes since 2016.

Megan Dhillon and Sarah Han

October 25, 2020

This September, President Trump’s tax returns became publicized after years of keeping it private. After Trump kept his tax records a secret for almost 15 years, the New York Times announced that President Trump only paid $750 in federal income taxes in 2016, which is the year he took office. Ever since then, the...

SRVUSD hikes up AP test registration fee by $30 for the second year

While the steep price of SRVUSD's AP exams comes off as a scam to some, the money actually goes right back to the student in the form of resources and study materials.

Caroline Lobel and Sneha Cheenath

October 21, 2020

A myriad of changes were made to the Advanced Placement (AP) test registration process last year, including an additional $30 administration fee per test issued by the SRVUSD on top of CollegeBoard’s standard cost of $95 per test (excluding AP Seminar and AP Research tests which cost $143 each before the admi...

In the spirit of Halloween: celebrating a social distancing holiday

With Halloween right around the corner, Halloween businesses and events revisit plans for opening this year.

Mahika Arya, Web Manager

October 19, 2020

October may include carving pumpkins, dressing up and spooky stories, but this time of the year is really known for celebration, energy, and spending time with the people we care about. However, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the US, Halloween celebrations and businesses are being forced...

Substitute teachers face the harsh consequences of online learning

Substitute teachers brace for a decrease in job opportunities as online learning continues to replace in-person education across SRVUSD

Mahika Arya, Web Manager

September 30, 2020

With the continuation of online learning this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, substitute teachers will likely face severe career and economic losses due to a sharp decline in job opportunities. SRVUSD has used a constant system regarding substitutes for the past 10 years, SmartFind Express. Teache...

President Trump‘s retweet on CDC’s COVID-19 death counts update causes confusion

Trump's recent tweet raised questions as it contradicted the CDC's update on Coronavirus deaths

Jiayu Zhan, Arts and Graphics Editor

September 27, 2020

On Aug. 29, President Donald Trump retweeted a post claiming that only the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) backtracked the number of deaths caused by COVID-19 to 6% of the original number, leading to a series of confusion and rumors.   According to the tweet, only about 9,000 people were ki...

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