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Disproportionate discipline of Black students in SRVUSD threatens equity

The disproportionate suspension of African American students in SRVUSD suggests potential inequity
September 18, 2020

“I have been called to the office four or five times for things that I didn’t do. One time I was even threatened with suspension and I had nothing to do with it [the infraction],” Dougherty Valley...

San Ramon housing crisis prices teachers out

Since the 2009 housing crash, prices have skyrocketed, with median house market value forecasted to reach $1.05 million in January 2020. Data from Zillow.
December 6, 2019

Former Dougherty Valley High School math teacher Mr. Colin O’Haire spent the first nine years of his teaching career in San Ramon. Yet as rent increased, he and his wife, who also taught in San Ramon,...

SRVEA and SRVUSD “strike” up a conversation

SRVEA and SRVUSD “strike” up a conversation
March 21, 2019

After weeks of disagreement on union proposals, negotiations between the Board of Education of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) and the San Ramon Valley Education Association (SRVEA)...

An in-depth view of the vaping epidemic

May 27, 2018

It was 10:43 a.m. on May 16, around the end of brunch. The AP English Language and Composition exam was taking place in the Auxiliary Gym. I [Amanda Su] was waiting outside of Officer Katie Williams’...

Poverty lurks behind the Tri-Valley’s gilded mask

Poverty lurks behind the Tri-Valley’s gilded mask
October 26, 2017
The Tri-Valley, land of median incomes nearing to $130,000 a household, wineries and the not-so-rare occasion when three or more Teslas line up before one stoplight, has a secret.

Teachers struggle to live and work in San Ramon

Illustration Courtesy of Serena Shen
December 2, 2016

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...

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

Illustration Courtesy of Brandon Shi
November 30, 2016

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....

Finding the funnel for senior funds

Collage Courtesy of Brandon Shi and Serena Shen
Our editor-in-chief goes down the rabbit hole: where does your senior ASB money go?
November 28, 2016

“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...

Students lack awareness of AP test financial aid

October 4, 2016

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...

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