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A Writing Adventure

A Writing Adventure

Alicia Ho, Web Editor

November 22, 2013

NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month in which almost 300,000 authors are participating this year. These writers include some of Dougherty Valley’s very own students who are writing an entire novel in thirty days! Yep, that’s right. Solely in the month of November, authors across the e...

DVHS Students Ponder Their Digital Footprint

Michael Tobin, Web Editor

November 22, 2013

These days, before a newborn takes his first trip home from the hospital, two types of footprints will be made for him.  The first is done in the hospital nursery, where a nurse rubs dark ink on the tyke’s foot and stamps it on a piece of paper.  The second is made when one of the family members take...

What to Do When a Writer’s Epidemic Strikes You

Veronica Liow, A&E Editor

November 22, 2013

It is one of those days, where the weather is slightly foggy and the atmosphere is slightly gloomy. No one is messaging you nor are you messaging anyone. Reruns are playing of old classics, ones you have watched before you were introduced to the harsh world of reality. Everyone is on a break. You are on a...

Dangers Behind The Electronic Shield

Dangers Behind The Electronic Shield

Arshi Jujara, Ashna Gupta, Gargi Deb

November 22, 2013

“U prob think it was funny when [I] put a rope round my neck cause of yous, yous are that sad!” responded Erin Gallagher. On October 27, 13 year old Erin Gallagher took her life after being bullied repeatedly on her ask.fm page. She warned many anonymous bullies on her page that she would take her l...

High Heels Fall Flat With Wildcats

High Heels Fall Flat With Wildcats

Andi Mo, Staff Writer

November 8, 2013

Sneakers like Converse, Vans, and Keds don the feet of many female Dougherty students. In fact, it is the norm to wear sneakers and flats to school. The minority of students who wear heels to school are often subjected to uncomfortable stares. Several female students were asked whether they prefer wea...

Bad Analogies by High School Students

Ye Bin Shin, Social Media Editor

October 24, 2013

1) Her eyes were like two brown circles with big black dots in the center. 2) He was as tall as a 6’3” tree. 3) John and Mary never met. They were like two hummingbirds who had also never met. 4) The ballerina rose gracefully en pointe and extended one slender leg behind her, like a dog at a fire hy...

Club Spotlight

October 24, 2013

Project smARTS President: Meera Menon Founding Year: 2013 Project SmARTS is a nonprofit organization that was founded by a group of high schoolers from Dougherty to ensure that all students can have access on to arts based classes. Since Summer 2013, Project smARTS has offered free arts classes a...

Bovine Queen Wins Crown

Bovine Queen Wins Crown

Kristi Seto, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013

Maudine Ormsby was nominated homecoming queen at Ohio State University in 1926. For homecoming weekend, she was THE most popular girl there. However, she was a cow. Literally- a Holstein cow (the world’s highest dairy-producing animal). Maudine got 13,000 votes. The strange thing was that there were onl...

Trivia Challenge!

Kristi Seto, Staff Writer

October 10, 2013

Ever wonder how likely it is to do something? Which do you think is likelier? 1.Winning the Powerball Jackpot or Dying from a Shark Attack? 2.Chainsaw injury or Lawn Mower injury? 3.Be born with extra fingers/toes or Catching a ball at a major league ballgame? 4.Death by lightning or Death by fall...

iOS 7 Delights Dougherty

iOS 7 Delights Dougherty

Michael Tobin, Web Editor

October 10, 2013

Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States, once said, “If you want to make enemies, try to change something.” Certainly the folks at Microsoft would agree. When the software company replaced the popular Windows 7 operating system with Windows 8, the response from PC users everywhere w...

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