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

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Strikes during the COVID-19 pandemic signal the comeback of the Labor Movement

Allan Zhang and Akilesh Kale June 9, 2022

Following a strike by nurses at Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, the hospital worker’s union, the Committee for Recognition of Nursing Achievement (CRONA), negotiated higher...

One boy, unmasked, is looking at an unmasked girl. A girl puts on a mask.

SRVUSD lifts mask mandates in all K-12 settings

Mayukhi Katragadda and Anaisha Das April 21, 2022

On March 14, San Ramon Valley Unified School District lifted mask mandates in all of their K-12 settings, prompting mixed responses from the Dougherty Valley community.  The decision was made by Gov....

Many students grouped together outside with their backpacks on the ground or benches

Students and faculty adjust back to in-person school amid COVID-19 concerns

Allan Zhang and Mason Fang March 11, 2022

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and recent surge in Omicron cases, students and faculty at Dougherty Valley High School expressed mixed feelings about adjusting back to in-person school after winter break. With...

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DVHS clarifies COVID case-counting protocol amidst concerns

Suhani Kashyap, Ashley Lee, Tanvi Rao, and Jennifer Sheng February 17, 2022

As the Omicron COVID-19 variant continues to spread, Dougherty Valley High School administrators have been working to accurately count the cases and reach out to parents about it. However, despite the...

Since the beginning of the semester, San Ramon Valley Unified School District has been rolling out new methods to make antigen and PCR testing available for students, families, and employees.

SRVUSD rolls out new COVID-19 testing resources and centers

Lauren Chen and Anaisha Das January 31, 2022

Throughout January, San Ramon Valley Unified School District has implemented new COVID-19 testing centers and other resources to protect the health of students and staff. Local and state health partners...

The nature of Dougherty’s imposter syndrome has changed as students switch between virtual and in-person environments.

Examining the pervasive imposter syndrome hidden within DVHS students

Grace Yang, News Editor November 21, 2021

With students returning changed after an unprecedented year-and-a-half in quarantine, Dougherty’s imposter syndrome, which has traditionally been an inherent part of Dougherty culture, has changed too. Imposter...

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Getting booster shots is the new normal

Mason Fang, Mitali Mittal, Aditya Arora, and Allan Zhang October 26, 2021

On Sept. 22, the FDA authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster shot for individuals in specific demographic groups, resulting in high demand for the vaccine while experts consider a future with regular...

Houses in the Bay Area, like the ones in San Francisco, have experienced a stark rise in prices due to the Covid pandemic.

COVID-19 Leads to Bay Area Housing Crisis

Rhea Master and Rishi Ramesh October 12, 2021

In the past year, COVID-19 has exacerbated the Bay Area housing crisis as competition has drastically increased housing prices. “Median prices for single family homes across nine counties rose to...

Anirudh Basu, senior and co - president of Science Alliance, introduces his club to potential members during in-person Club Day.

Clubs consider impacts of COVID during transition to in-person

Grace Yang, Ananya Pinnamaneni, and Olivia Phongsa October 7, 2021

COVID-19 has left many clubs unable to return to their pre-pandemic environment, but unintentionally, as clubs begin to resume their traditional activities, this turned out to be an advantage for some.  With...

DVHS band is back together again

Kimberly Cui, Grace Zhao, and Jennifer Sheng October 5, 2021

On Sept. 17, DVHS pep band rallied together for their first football game of the season against Mt. Diablo High School in a spirited return to in-person pep. From freshmen’s first pep game to seniors’...

Both students and teachers at DVHS were forced to change their daily routines due to the pandemic.

Dougherty students and faculty share their experiences during the year at home

Akilesh Kale and Allan Zhang September 29, 2021

Over the course of the 2020-2021 school year, teachers and students at Dougherty Valley High School alike attended school at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and many believe their lives have changed...

Students take their first tests in-person on paper after spending a year in online school.

Teachers adjust to in-person test-taking following online school

Anaisha Das, Web Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2021

As Dougherty Valley High School transitions from remote learning to in-person learning for the upcoming school year, students and teachers adjust to changes in conducting assessments. The differences...

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