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

California aims to eliminate the sale of new gas-powered cars by 2035, a policy that many viewed to be a step in the right direction against greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.

California tackles climate change by restricting gas-powered vehicle sales

Akilesh Kale and Allan Zhang October 3, 2022

On Aug. 25, 2022, California passed a policy that would prohibit the sale of new gas-powered cars and light trucks within the state by the year 2035. Although this proposal, Advanced Clean Cars II, does...

The Trash-Free stand at the weekly San Ramon Farmer’s Market in the City Center Bishop Ranch invites locals and businesses to participate in the program

San Ramon’s Trash-Free program encourages sustainability among locals with customer incentives

Kimberly Cui, Staff Writer October 1, 2022

The City of San Ramon implemented “Trash-Free” this April to encourage local businesses and residents to reduce single-use foodware.  The program recently expanded a subproject on drinks, designed...

Academic Talent Program (ATP) is a gifted education program that places elementary to middle students with similar abilities under a differentiated curriculum. Meant to be more rigorous and in-depth than General Education, the more beneficial aspects of a unique learning community must simultaneously balance questions of competition, divisiveness and labeling.

SRVUSD students and teachers weigh in on utility of ATP program

Grace Zhao and Allan Zhang September 27, 2022

Each year, a new batch of elementary school kids begins the sorting process into gifted and talented education. Students identified as “high-potential learners” or possessing “advanced abilities,”...

Californias Coastal Cleanup Day unites volunteers against plastic pollution

California’s Coastal Cleanup Day unites volunteers against plastic pollution

Ella Shen, Managing Editor September 16, 2022

California’s 38th annual Coastal Cleanup Day takes place on Sept. 17 , 2022 from 9 a.m. to noon. An average of 70,000 volunteers from around the state participate in this global event, with over 50 countries...

Plastic lines many of Californias beaches, devastating both the land and seas around it.

The plastic pollution pandemic

Ella Shen, Managing Editor September 13, 2022

While the COVID-19 pandemic has taken over our lives, another more subtle pandemic is growing: the plastic pandemic. The pandemic has increased usage of sanitary plastic products, which are being washed...

a silhouette of protesters holding signs; these signs are colored (blue, green, red)

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...

An illustration of two hands cusped together holding the geographic representation of Indian state Kashmir, which is colored in a blood red. The background shows a division between the Pakistan flag (left) and Indian flag (right)

A Kashmiri Pandit tragedy survivor recounts his gruesome experiences

Shreyas Sambara and Soham Kinhikar May 27, 2022

Makhan Lal Bindroo, a pharmacist in Srinagar’s landmark medical store was shot dead this past October by terrorists. His killing was the latest in a long line of persecution against the Kashmiri Pandit...

A male teacher is pointing his finger up while lecturing to students with a book in his hands. Students look stressed and worried

Long-term substitute teachers hinder students’ learning

Ananya Pinnamaneni, Features Editor May 23, 2022

With many teachers being out of office for multiple weeks due to various reasons, including contracting COVID-19, going on maternity/paternity leave or other personal issues, their students have been left...

a group of kids playing instruments outside in the DVHS quad.

DVHS’s annual Area Band Festival shines light on flute-players from three different grade levels

Kimberly Cui, Jennifer Sheng, and Grace Zhao May 19, 2022

On March 10, the DVHS Area Band Festival took place in the quad from 5 to 7 p.m, treating friends, family and teachers to an array of pieces while showing off what’s been cooking in the district’s...

Dougherty Valleys prospective bike co-op strive to allow students to use school owned bikes throughout the school year.

Dougherty Valley’s prospective bike co-op rides in a positive direction

Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath and Jade Wang May 19, 2022

Late students are certainly not an anomaly at Dougherty Valley High School. Every morning, a handful of students rush through the front gates at the sound of the late bell, all with different excuses....

California condors at the Hopper Mountain NWR facility wait for medical evaluation.

California condor returns from the brink of extinction to grace Contra Costa County skies

Eva Shen, Editor in Chief May 16, 2022

In October 2021, for the first time in 100 years, a California condor – the largest flying bird in North America – graced Contra Costa County skies.  In 1987, there were only 27 condors remaining...

 Students in the Best Buddies club partner up for fun activities, such as making crafts, as a way to help form connections.

Clubs work to make DVHS a more welcoming place for students with autism during Autism Awareness Month

Ananya Pinnamaneni, Features Editor May 6, 2022

Autism Awareness Month takes place in the month of April and serves a way to increase understanding and acceptance of people on the autism spectrum.  “Sometimes, people associate challenges [and]...

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