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

Math teacher Mrs. Kekre brightens her classroom with teaching methods she learned from her credential program.

New math teacher Ms. Kekre tackles teaching challenges as both a teacher and a mother

Luna Ashebir and Emily Wong February 1, 2023

Dougherty Valley High School is starting off 2023 with a new math teacher, Mrs. Vishruti Kekre who just completed her credentials program and is teaching full time as an Algebra 1 and Enriched Algebra...

DVHS seniors Sarvagya (Aryan) Srivastava and Arnav Soni are currently designing a biodegradable tampon using organic material from bananas.

DVHS seniors aim to create biodegradable tampon

Dougherty Valley seniors Sarvagya (Aryan) Srivastava and Arnav Soni recently launched their company EcoTamp in an attempt to further the fight for menstrual equity. Currently prototyping free, biodegradable...

Many rivers and creeks across the state are flooding and spreading into towns and communities.

California’s recent megastorms are more than just an outlier- it’s a pattern

Ella Shen and Saanvi Haridas January 31, 2023

For the first time in decades, California has been hit with multiple fierce winter rainstorms. Creeks and ponds that have been dry all year long filled up and many residents across the state are being...

One of the event announcers hands out red packets to eager children at the end of the performances.

San Ramon City Center celebrates Lunar New Year festivities

Grace Zhao, Opinions Editor January 24, 2023

On Jan. 22, San Ramon City Center rang in the Year of the Rabbit with a series of dances, songs and other performances to celebrate a new year of the zodiac calendar. For many East and Southeast Asian...

a graphic of a white sheet of paper that says AP EXAM with dollar bills surrounding the sheet

AP Exam Prices found unreasonable by DVHS students

Shreya Jagannathan and Shreyas Sambara January 19, 2023

Although AP exam prices from College Board have reportedly increased by $1 this year, SRVUSD prices have reportedly been the same for a few years. Regardless of prices remaining the same, many students...

Following lunch and brunch, leftover food is thrown into the nearest trash can, or even left on the floor, without a second thought.

Food waste distresses students and staff

Tvisha Grover and Visala Arunachalam December 15, 2022

Students at DVHS appear to be wasting large amounts of food, and some point the finger at dissatisfaction with low quality free lunches and a distaste for healthier options. The SRVUSD nutrition team is...

City Center Bishop Ranch sets the tone for the holiday season.

New and upcoming businesses at City Center Bishop Ranch

Udita Jonnala and Suhani Kashyap December 15, 2022

The City Center Bishop Ranch is welcoming a variety of new tenants for the 2022 holiday season. A collection of restaurants, skincare and health stores, and a holiday rink have opened or been under construction...

The spike in book-banning is the result of a larger movement to censor queer identities.

Queer students threatened by rise in book censorship

Indra Deshmukh, Copy Editor November 9, 2022

The American Library Association (ALA) recorded more book removals and challenges in 2022 than in over two decades, with the increased backlash against books concerning sexuality and gender identity impacting...

Sabina Zafar is one of three mayoral candidates in the 2022 San Ramon election.

Councilmember Sabina Zafar returns in second bid for mayor

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor November 9, 2022

California Democratic Party-endorsed San Ramon Councilmember Sabina Zafar is challenging incumbent Dave Hudson in the upcoming mayoral election on Nov. 8, after placing second in the San Ramon mayoral...

Dinesh Govindarao runs in the San Ramon mayoral election for the second time this November.

Physician Dinesh Govindarao competes in the San Ramon mayoral race for the second time

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor November 9, 2022

East Bay Times-endorsed mayoral candidate and physician Dinesh Govindarao returns in second bid this year, hoping to defeat opponents Councilmember Sabina Zafar and Mayor Dave Hudson. Govindarao placed...

The Chamber Choir sings “Java Jive” under the direction of Diana Walker.

Pancake Breakfast kicks off the music program from the 21-22 school year

Nethra Dhamodaran, Opinions Editor October 6, 2022

With pancakes, prizes and a cool breeze in the quad, the DVHS music program hosted the annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on Sept. 10, marking their first event of the new school year. Drawing in community...

New Dougherty staff members share their hopes and goals

New Dougherty staff members share their hopes and goals

Ananya Mukherjee and Ekroop Kaur October 5, 2022

Dougherty Valley High School introduced 23 new staff members in the academic year of 2022-2023. Some of the represented departments include: math, science, history, English and world language. Two assistant...

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