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

Because of their dedication and passion through high school, seniors Navya Kancharla and Srushti Talluri have been nominated as US Presidential Award Candidates.

Seniors Navya Kancharla and Srushti Talluri nominated as US Presidential Award Candidates

In late January, Dougherty Valley seniors Navya Kancharla and Srushti Talluri were named U.S. Presidential Scholar Award candidates. The award is nomination-based and highly selective, with only one student...

This infographic provides an overview of the process of obtaining a driving permit in California, from applying for the test to submitting required forms to visiting the office, using text and supplementary images.

A guide to driver’s license testing during COVID-19 lockdown

Jiayu Zhan and Boomika Velineni May 24, 2021

Driver’s licenses are issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) after a person has been tested to meet the requirements for safe driving. Since the tests are all in-person, the process has recently...

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...

Sleeping in can provide a plethora of benefits.

Sleeping in can be beneficial

Aditi Lappathi, News Editor May 28, 2020

Getting an adequate amount of sleep at night is important for one’s physical and mental health. Students are able to get enough sleep because of the lockdown, which is beneficial for their health and...

Cynthia Germanotta, Lady Gagas mom, speaking in a Zoom call conducted on April 15.

Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation raises awareness around mental health

The Born This Way Foundation was founded in 2012 by Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, with a mission to create an environment that is accepting, inclusive, compassionate, and above all, “fiercely...

The death penalty, which has been hotly debated for centuries, continues to pose striking moral and ethical questions today.

Colorado repeals death penalties and commutes three death row prisoners

Udita Jonnala, Public Relations Manager May 28, 2020

Gov. Jared Polis signed the Death Penalty Abolition Bill on March 23, 2020, not only to save the state an estimated $1 million per year, but to break down racial disparity in capital punishment.  Colorado...

For many, home, sweet home doesnt ring true as COVID-19 forces situations of domestic abuse.

Domestic violence rates spike as lockdown continues

Hannah Wang, News Editor May 28, 2020

Domestic violence rates are surging as shelter-in-place protocols for COVID-19 trap victims of domestic abuse in vulnerable situations at home. Travel restrictions and shelter-in-place protocols have...

Sacramento county police department sheriff patch

Footage of Rancho Cordova police officer attacking teen sparks tensions

Arya Patel, Staff Writer May 28, 2020

On Apr. 27 in Rancho Cordova, Calif., a police officer was filmed pinning down and repeatedly punching a 14-year-old for carrying a cigar. The victim was African-American, highlighting a rough history...

Bakers overcome yeast and flour shortages

Bakers overcome yeast and flour shortages

Anvi Vasa, Staff Writer May 28, 2020

Throughout the nation, yeast and flour shortages have forced people to become creative in finding substitutes and new recipes to replace the ingredients. With a mandatory shelter-in-place order due to...

Newly discovered “murder hornets” on the loose

Newly discovered “murder hornets” on the loose

Shereen Ahmed, Sarah Han, and Daniela Wise-Rojas May 28, 2020

Along with the devastating impacts of COVID-19, a new source of fear has been discovered — the notorious ‘Murder Hornets.’ The Asian Giant Hornet has recently caused alarm in America, as these 2-inch...

High school seniors share their “silver linings” amidst a year cut short

Lauren Chen, Editor-in-Chief May 26, 2020

As the weather gets warmer and summer slowly draws near, high school seniors would normally be donning colorful caps and gowns, getting ready to walk the stage. In the San Francisco Bay Area in California,...

As the threat of COVID-19 continues, locust swarms add more pressure to African society.

Locusts take Africa by swarm

Eastern African countries are losing the ability to handle the recent locust swarms as more of their resources are diverted to the coronavirus. Locusts are a distant relative of the grasshopper that...

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