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Teachers struggle to live and work in San Ramon

Teachers struggle to live and work in San Ramon

Andrew Chuang and Karen Wang

December 2, 2016


Filed under Investigations, News

Dougherty High School teachers are struggling to live in San Ramon due to a combination of a high cost of living, relatively low salaries and a lack of subsidized housing from the district. In a survey made available to all Dougherty staff members, only 15 of the 60 responders said that they live...

Little praise for the price raise that aids (the district)

Little praise for the price raise that aids (the district)

Anumita Jain and Karen Wang

November 30, 2016


Filed under Investigations, News

In the 2015-16 school year, Dougherty Valley High School’s lunch prices, along with those of all San Ramon Valley Unified School District high schools, rose from $4.00 to $4.75 with no change in content. The unanimous school board decision in June 2015 marked the first price raise in seven year...

Finding the funnel for senior funds

Finding the funnel for senior funds

Irene Chang, Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2016


Filed under Investigations, News, Showcase

“There’s money that’s labeled for ‘senior activities’ [on the senior ASB package], and we don’t know where it’s going,” senior class treasurer Christopher Bried said. Bried mentioned that the senior ASB package costs an additional $55. Out of the $55, $35 is labeled for nondescrip...

Students lack awareness of AP test financial aid

Isabel Ting, News Editor

October 4, 2016


Filed under Investigations, News

Stress and workload are naturally associated with AP courses and tests, but a concern that isn’t discussed enough is the price of an AP test. Dougherty Valley took in approximately $300,000 from its 2,400 AP exams administered last year, assuming that each test costs the standard $125. Students pay...

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