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DVHS senior class officers host prom amidst setbacks by the COVID-19 pandemic

Olivia Phongsa, Jennifer Sheng, and Grace Zhao June 3, 2021

The DVHS senior class officers held the Mask-querade Prom on campus on May 14, the culmination of a planning process brokered by the COVID-19 pandemic. A typical DVHS prom takes place at the California...

Students sit in the quad as they watch the homecoming rally on May 7th

Freshmen experience their first in-person high school Homecoming Rally

Leanne Park, Staff Writer May 31, 2021

On May 7th, 2021, during 8 to 10 p.m., Dougherty Valley High School students attended an in-person homecoming rally with the theme of  “Willie Goes Remote.” Fifty students in each grade attended,...

CDC now allows desks to be three feet apart, changing the rules in the class

C.D.C now allows school desks to be three feet apart from each other

Shereen Ahmed, Journey Manager April 30, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had recently announced that school desks no longer need to be six feet apart to maintain a safe classroom environment against the novel Coronavirus....

DVHS students voice their experiences with safety protocol during the PSAT

Jade Wang and Aria Khalique April 26, 2021

On Tuesday, Jan 26th, SRVUSD administered the PSAT (Preliminary SAT) for high school juniors with numerous safety precautions as a result of COVID-19. Students had varied experiences and opinions about...

Despite the confusion of CAASPP testing, SRVUSD officials have thought of a more convenient alternatives in the era of COVID-19.

SRVUSD faces confusion over CAASPP testing during COVID-19: Here’s what we know

Mahika Arya and Shruthi Narayanan April 16, 2021

With most students currently enrolled in online school, questions about the administration of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) this year have been rising. The answer...

DVHS Spanish Teacher Leah Ottey is excited to be able to see her friends as well as her students in person after being vaccinated

Behind the Vac-Scene: Leah Ottey feels hopeful for a vaccinated future, in and out of school

Aditi Lappathi, News Editor April 2, 2021

“When you see the huge line of people that are also getting [the coronavirus vaccine], it feels like this finally is going to be coming to a close. You're like, oh, I'm just one of like 6000 people that...

School librarian, Allison Hussenet, looks through books ready for curbside pickup as part of the library's ongoing efforts to keep remote learners reading.

Online learning heightens learning gaps across the school district

Sneha Cheenath, Managing Editor April 1, 2021

The SRVUSD Board of Education presented evidence of significant learning loss among students on Jan. 12, an issue that school staff are now working to solve. Compared to the first semester of the 2019-2020...

Johann Somerville (left) is pictured with his two close friends and colleagues, Brandon Croker (middle) and Jeff Vangene (right).

Behind the Vac-Scene: Johann Somerville is hopeful for a return to a social learning environment

Jade Wang, Opinions Editor March 26, 2021

It’s 3:05 p.m. on a Wednesday. The Dougherty Valley High School (DVHS) campus has been deserted for almost a year, but slowly, teachers are returning to campus to gather necessary teaching materials...

New classes provide eye-opening experiences for educational diversity and AI programming

New classes provide eye-opening experiences for educational diversity and AI programming

Shereen Ahmed and Mahika Arya March 24, 2021

Next school year, Dougherty Valley is adding two new classes to its catalog for students to be able to take — Ethnic Studies and XR for Social Good. Read more about them below.   The power...

RECAP: PTSA Stories Build Bridges Speaker Series #2

Aria Khalique, Shereen Ahmed, and Thyra Beckley March 24, 2021

On March 23, the SRVUSD high school PTSA held their second event of their Stories Build Bridges Speaker Series with playwright and social justice activist, Irma Herrera performing pieces of her new one-woman...

Pandemic Pets

Pandemic Pets

With COVID-19 lockdowns put in place, we were forced to stay home for extended period of time. Our pets became a source of companionship and happiness as we were given more time to spend with them. In...

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