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What does discontinuing SAT subject tests mean for the future of DV students?

In Jan 2021 the SAT subject tests and essay were discontinued. With the CollegeBoard say that they are doing this to adapt to the current needs of students during the COVID-19 pandemic. This change has...

RECAP: PTSA Stories Build Bridges Speaker Series #1

Aria Khalique, Multimedia Editor March 1, 2021

On Feb. 22nd SRVUSD's High School PTSA held a speaker presentation with podcast host and finance executive Mr. Keith Powell. That was followed by a Q&A panel with Black students from various high schools...

The City Council had a regular meeting on Jan. 26.

City Council considers proposals on major renovations

Prabhav Pragash, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

On Jan. 26, the San Ramon City Council convened for a meeting which most notably addressed issues regarding the welfare of gathering places for the San Ramon community. The majority of the meeting addressed...

SRVUSD primary students return to school for hybrid learning.

SRVUSD resumes hybrid learning for primary students

On Feb. 17, third through fifth graders, as well as students in special day classes (SDC) in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) are set to resume in-person hybrid learning, joining students...

DVHS and Cal High PTSA hold a screening of the movie “Bias”

Aria Khalique, Multimedia Editor February 14, 2021

On February 4 Dougherty Valley and Cal High PTSA held a screening of the movie “Bias” followed by a panel of students and staff to discuss and increase awareness of implicit bias. Video by Aria...

Student-led nonprofits sell hand-made goods as quarantine continues

Rikin Patel, Staff Writter January 20, 2021

Dougherty student-led non-profit businesses have been selling clothing and other hand-made products online during quarantine to donate to charitable organizations that tackle the world’s most pressing...

Due to COVID-19, SAT testing sites have been forced to cancel tens of thousands of tests, sparking discussions about the future of standardized tests in the college admissions process.

SAT cancellations raise questions about the future of standardized testing

Aditya Arora and Mason Fang January 20, 2021

Update: The College Board announced on Jan. 19 that it will no longer be offering the SAT subject tests or optional essays in order to “simplify demands on students.”   After the COVID-19...

Due to the second lockdown, gyms were required to move business outdoors, resulting in more difficulties.

Contra Costa County’s second lockdown may threaten small businesses

Leanne Park, Staff Writer December 20, 2020

On Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020, Contra Costa County began their second lockdown which will last till Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. The new lockdown brings a sense of déjà vu - there are mask mandates in every corner,...

DVHS clubs struggle during COVID-19

Grace Yang and Jennifer Sheng December 4, 2020

DVHS club members have adapted to new ways of running their clubs during shelter-in-place, but are struggling to pursue their agendas while following COVID-19 regulations.  By Nov. 2019, most DVHS...

Entertainment businesses forced to shut down due to COVID-19 are eager to open.

Entertainment businesses face COVID-19 impacts

Shereen Ahmed, Journey Manager December 4, 2020

Update as of Nov. 13: As COVID cases are rising, Contra Costa County is now back to the red tier which means a limited amount of businesses will be allowed to open. On Friday, Nov. 13, businesses, including...

SRVUSD has released a new hybrid plan to start next semester in conjunction with virtual learning.

SRVUSD: Hybrid learning set to begin in January

Note: As of Nov. 17, Contra Costa has moved to the purple tier in regards to COVID cases. However, per an SRVUSD press release dated Nov. 16, “SRVUSD’s plan to reopen schools is not being impacted”...

The requirements for California's tier system that describes COVID risk.

COVID-19: Contra Costa County returns to the red tier as cases climb

Sneha Cheenath and Daniela Wise-Rojas November 14, 2020

On Friday Nov. 13, more restrictive social distancing measures were put into place as Contra Costa County moved back into the red tier, shifting the county from a “moderate” COVID risk spread to a...

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