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

A screengrab of a webpage with the headline labeled East Bay Educators. The page is displaying an article titled Questionable Employment History Troubles Local School Board Candidate. There is a stamp labeled false in red lettering that has been overlayed onto the webpage.

Aftereffects of a political smear campaign erode community’s trust months after election

Lauren Chen and Abby Kapur April 9, 2023

A targeted campaign attacking a candidate from last year’s SRVUSD Board of Trustees election has still had lasting effects in the local community, raising concerns about the role of disinformation in...

Purdue student Ji Min Sha, brutally murdered roomate Varun Manish Chheda on October 5th, 2022, with a knife as the victim was playing video games with his friends.

Purdue student stabbed to death by roommate

Rishvanth (Rishi) Ramesh and Rhea Master November 19, 2022

On Oct. 5, 2022, data science student Varun Manish Chheda was brutally murdered by fellow Purdue student, Ji Min (Jimmy) Sha, and was found dead in a dorm room on McCutcheon Hall. Sha, a 22-year-old cybersecurity...

A San Diego-based study on the risk of youth soccer during the pandemic is being debated over its methodology and impact.

Surf Cup Sports study on youth soccer during the pandemic raises questions about data collection integrity and implications

Jade Wang and Soham Kinhikar May 12, 2021

A San Diego-based study conducted by Surf Cup Sports on the risk of COVID-19 transmission during youth soccer practices has gained attention— both critical and encouraging— in the national sports...

A series of COVID-19 cases at Del Amigo High School, an alternative school in San Ramon, revealed unclear communication and a lack of understanding about how to protect special education students’ COVID-19 related needs within SRVUSD.

Confusion surrounding Del Amigo COVID-19 cases expose lack of transparency to keep students with special needs and school staff healthy

Shortly after Del Amigo High School, an alternative school within the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD), reopened on Nov. 17, 2020, a COVID-19 outbreak occurred within the special education...

Two San Ramon FC players attempt to score a goal during a team shooting drill.

Local youth soccer clubs keep the ball rolling amidst COVID-19 safety regulations

Jade Wang and Soham Kinhikar March 13, 2021

Some players disclosed sensitive information about their clubs in this article under the condition of anonymity; pseudonyms are indicated with ‘*’. On March 11, 2020, Italian soccer club Juventus’...

The disproportionate suspension of African American students in SRVUSD suggests potential inequity

Disproportionate discipline of Black students in SRVUSD threatens equity

Sanjana Ranganathan and Jade Wang 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...

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.

San Ramon housing crisis prices teachers out

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

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

Amanda Su, Elisa Fang, and Anumita Jain 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

Maitri Parikh and Oce Bohra 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.
Illustration Courtesy of Serena Shen

Teachers struggle to live and work in San Ramon

Andrew Chuang and Karen Wang 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...

Illustration Courtesy of Brandon Shi

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

Anumita Jain and Karen Wang 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....

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