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

The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

Dual soccer commits to Cal Poly Humboldt by co-captains Matas Drevinskas and Shota Lam

Ella Shen, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2024

Seniors Matas Drevinskas and Shota Lam, Co-captains for Dougherty’s Mens varsity soccer, recently both committed to play for Cal Poly Humboldt’s Division II soccer team.  A forward for his school...

Hezekiah Negrete-Lopez wrestles during scrimmage against Northgate.

Hezekiah Negrete-Lopez wrestles with blindness

Rutu Tahasildar, Social Media Manager January 12, 2024

Junior Hezekiah Negrete-Lopez enters his third year of wrestling for Dougherty Valley, competing on the varsity team as a legally blind wrestler. Negrete-Lopez was born without vision due to symptoms...

Marie Ver Haar discussing an upcoming project with her English 11 students.

SRVUSD tackles teacher shortage with new residency program

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor December 14, 2023

Grappling with a nationwide teacher shortage, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District has adopted the strategy of creating a new program that seeks to encourage former SRVUSD students to return and...

Liana Lee racing at the North Coast Section Championships on Nov. 18, where she placed second and individually qualified for the CIF State Championships

Liana Lee blazes through senior season with new school records

David Zhang, Staff Writer December 10, 2023

Senior Liana Lee took the lead at mile three. The Dougherty Valley cross country captain sprinted ahead of the pack at the East Bay Athletic League (EBAL) Championships on Nov. 4, followed closely by...

The 2023 California wildfire season has been less active compared to recent years, leading to less natural destruction.

California cities avoid major fires and smoky days

William Zhao, Staff Writer November 1, 2023

California’s 2023 fire season has been subdued compared to past years, allowing for less damages to local communities and more pristine skies.  Heavy rainfall in this past spring helped alleviate...

CollegeBoard adds a fourth math course to its collection called AP Precalculus.

“AP Precalculus” reflects longstanding problem of math advancement

Nina Stadermann, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Starting this year, CollegeBoard is finally introducing Advanced Placement Precalculus – raising the question of whether or not Dougherty Valley High School should adopt the newest AP course. Why...

In their relentless pursuit for a cure, Geri and Zachary Landman redefine the limits of hope as they navigate the uncharted territory of their daughters rare genetic disorder.

Landman Family’s Quest to Defy Rare Disease Sparks Hope for Rare Disease Research

Shreyas Sambara and Shreya Jagannathan May 24, 2023

At just four months old, Tri-Valley physicians Geri and Zachary Landman’s daughter, Lucy Landman, was diagnosed with PGAP3, a rare genetic disorder that presently has no known treatment or cure.  By...

While the final film of the Guardians trilogy is more somber, it still retains the key qualities that made the series so special to many fans: humor.

“Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 3” takes viewers on an emotional rollercoaster

Anaisha Das, Web Editor-in-Chief May 22, 2023

This review contains minor spoilers.   If you had told me that I would be crying because of an anthropomorphic raccoon, I would have never believed you. But last week in the Bishop Ranch movie...

Sisters Kaaya and Kavya Singhal run local business ‘K2sweetdelights,’ with the goal of baking for their friends and family.

Creative student-run businesses at DV build community and connections

Ananya Mukherjee and Anika Kodali May 17, 2023

Small, student-run businesses at Dougherty Valley appeal to the large and diverse student population. In this second spotlight feature, the Tribune staff interviewed the owners of creative small businesses,...

Kimberly Wiese makes her international debut, representing Team USA in the Women 71kg class.

Kimberly Wiese represents Team USA’s Weightlifting Team

Emily Wong, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 26, 2023

Junior Kimberly Wiese represented Team USA, which placed second out of the 58 competing countries, at the 2023 International Weightlifting Federation Youth World Championships from March 25 to April 1...

Tech layoffs in major companies, such as Meta and Google, affect thousands of employees and raises  concerns about the trajectory of the industry.

Technology company layoffs prompt concerns over the future of the computer science industry

Anaisha Das, Mitali Mittal, and Allan Zhang April 12, 2023

As major tech companies, such Meta and Amazon, lay off tens of thousands of employees, many have raised concerns regarding the effect these mass layoffs will have on current students’ perception of the...

Farm subsidies pay farmers part of the cost of producing cash crops.

Farm subsidies are destroying the world

Rikin Patel and Jennifer Sheng March 30, 2023

Recent Ukraine and COVID-19 supply chain shocks are yet another reminder of the world’s worsening food security crisis. They have brought hunger to millions of people, especially in low-income countries...

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