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The Wildcat Tribune

The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

Choir students in black formal wear sing while standing on risers on a stage, placing the back of a palm to their foreheads, representing stress or weariness.

DV Choir cultivates togetherness in “All the Way Home”

Lauren Chen, Editor-in-Chief December 11, 2022

In their 2022 Winter Concert titled "All the Way Home," Dougherty Valley's choir program led us on a journey across the globe. Featuring songs in Hebrew, Spanish and Xhosa, among others, the singers filled...

Sophomore Peter Gagea plays a vital role as the accompanist for DV’s choir.

For Dougherty Valley’s music department, community is instrumental

Lauren Chen, Boomika Velineni, Saanvi Haridas, and Emily Wong November 16, 2022

Students and teachers performed at their Fall Concert on Oct. 4 and Oct. 6, showcasing their musical talents from the on-campus band, choir and orchestra classes. Shortly after, Jazz Band and Chamber Singers...

The Saturday night crowd chatters excitedly during the intermission of Almost, Maine.

DVHS Drama kicks off the year with heartwarming performance in “Almost, Maine”

Tanvi Rao and Neetra Chakraborty November 8, 2022

It’s 7 p.m. on a Saturday night. The theater lights dim and the crowd hushes. On stage, a boy and girl sit side by side on a bench. This is the introduction to “Almost, Maine,” the first DVHS drama...

The Chamber Choir sings “Java Jive” under the direction of Diana Walker.

Pancake Breakfast kicks off the music program from the 21-22 school year

Nethra Dhamodaran, Opinions Editor October 6, 2022

With pancakes, prizes and a cool breeze in the quad, the DVHS music program hosted the annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on Sept. 10, marking their first event of the new school year. Drawing in community...

both jocks and cheerleaders from the HIgh School Musical play are holding up letters that spell THE DRAMA CLUB

DVHS Drama returns with a whimsical performance of The High School Musical

Boomika Velineni and Nayja Shah May 23, 2022

From March 23-27, the DVHS Drama Club returned after two years with The High School Musical, amazing the audience with an expressive performance.  The High School Musical is a 2006 American musical...

Ending the winter concert on Dec. 7 with a bang, Symphonic Band 1 and the two Wind Ensembles, along with Band Director Teri Musiel, changed into festive attire to perform their last song “Sleigh Ride” together.

DVHS bands honor the 80th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack at their annual winter concert

Jennifer Sheng, Grace Zhao, and Kimberly Cui January 19, 2022

On Dec. 7, DVHS band began the first of their two-day winter concert, showcasing astounding versatility and hopeful indicators of an exciting musical year to come. The concert, which featured Concert...

Students in the DVHS theater class pose for a picture during their rehearsal.

Dougherty accentuates “Clue” through actors’ individuality

Boomika Velineni and Nayja Shah November 23, 2021

From Oct. 28-30, theater students at DVHS performed the play “Clue” — based on the 1985 movie — enrapturing the audience with their comedic lines and stimulating mystery. The play “Clue”...

All DVHS choirs sing together for their final number, Lifes a Happy Song.

DVHS Choir hosts the annual Pancake Breakfast

Udita Jonnala, Public Relations Manager September 29, 2021

On a bright morning at Dougherty Valley High School on September 18,  the annual music booster Pancake Breakfast was welcoming families, friends and supporters of the music program. A festivity that had...

Winter Dance Show brings a cool end to the semester

Helen Kang and Riya Mehta December 23, 2019

On Nov. 20-21, Dougherty Valley’s dance program hosted its Winter Dance Show in the Performing Arts Center, displaying the hard work they’ve put in throughout the semester. Dance 2, 3 and 4 led...

Ms. Walker leads DVHS choir during their fall concert.

The DVHS music department showcases an excellent performance

Amrita Himmatraopet and Shruthi Narayanan December 8, 2019

The band, choir and orchestra students presented outstanding performances during the fall concerts on Oct. 15 and 17. The first night consisted of the jazz band, wind ensemble and symphonic wind...

AJ Sohrabi, as Algernon Moncrieff, and Jose Saramiento, as John Worthing, argue over the name of Ernest.

Dougherty takes a creative spin on classic play “The Importance of Being Earnest”

Amruta Baradwaj and Sheyda Ladjevardi November 29, 2019

Dougherty Valley Drama began their production season with the classic satire play, “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde. The play revolves around the lives of John Worthing (Jose Saramiento)...

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