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

In 50 years, I want to be able to say that the work I did, the decisions I made or the people I met changed some part of the world, even in a tiny way.

Snapshots of senior year: the ripple effect and Gaza

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor April 25, 2024

Dear reader, Last month, former professor Ruth Gottesman donated $1 billion to the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. The donation ensures that the school is tuition free forever. I...

Here’s my to-do list for this year, listed in order of timeliness.

Snapshots of senior year: 18 to-dos

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor April 18, 2024

Dear reader, By the time you read this, I’ll be 18. Me? An adult? I can hardly believe it myself. But I was born 18 years and one day ago in a hospital 3,089 miles away. Today is my first day...

Snapshots of senior year: my high school wrapped

Snapshots of senior year: my high school wrapped

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor February 16, 2024

I stalk my friends’ Spotify profiles. Looking through their playlists tells me more about them -- what albums they like and how their music tastes change. Just in case I’m not the only one stalking...

The Summer I Turned Pretty exemplifies the makeover trope, with the show revolving around Belly’s romantic life only after she ditches her glasses and braces.

Media in the Modern Age: Makeovers & Glow-ups

Anaisha Das, Web Editor-in-Chief January 19, 2024

Dear Reader, Growing up, I looked exactly like the awkward nerd stereotype.  I had these bright purple glasses with transition lens, and my teeth were decorated with neon (yes…neon) green braces....

Coming to terms with imperfection takes time.

Subject to Change: Finding beauty in imperfection

Srishreya (Shreya) Arunsaravanakumar, Opinions Editor January 18, 2024

Dear reader,  Impractical, improbable, impossible -- these are all words that I correlate perfection to. At one time or another, all of us have chased perfection, or at least, the idea of perfection....

Make sure to take care of your health before you push yourself to extremes in school!

Inside my Magic Shop: Living With Pain

Mayukhi Katragadda, Managing Editor December 20, 2023

Dear Reader,    Chronic pain is a weird concept. It isn’t a one-time injury that you can expect to heal from in the next few months, but it also isn’t a daily sickness with a straightforward...

From left to right: sophomore Alyssa Shah, seniors Liana Lee, Abigail Kapur, Norah El-Banna and Nikitha Bangalore, sophomore Ananya Krishnan and junior Amy Qiu, the girls varsity team, placed third at the NCS Championships on Nov. 18.

Snapshots of senior year: on third place, ducky shorts and cross country

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor December 16, 2023

Dear reader, My last high school cross country race ended in disappointment. The top two teams qualify for the state championships, and my team placed third. There’s not much you can say to make that...

Aging is viewed stereotypically by society.

Subject to Change: The facade of forever youth

Srishreya (Shreya) Arunsaravanakumar, Opinions Editor November 15, 2023

Dear Reader, Crow’s feet and laugh lines - both concerns most teenagers don’t have. The idea of aging has always seemed like a distant, almost irrelevant notion. It was a concept meant for some...

My memory box for senior year.

Snapshots of senior year: for the record

Abigail Kapur November 14, 2023

Dear reader, I’m not usually forgetful. I never lose my water bottle, and I’ve managed to make it through this year without leaving my things behind in my classes. But outside of tangible items, I...

A love letter to french toast and self-care

Love Letters: French toast and finding time for ourselves

Tanvi Rao, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 12, 2023

Dear reader, I love French toast. The recipe is a comforting ritual: one egg, half a cup of milk, a touch of brown sugar, a dash of vanilla, cinnamon to taste and four slices of brioche bread. It’s...

In a world hurtling towards modernity at breakneck speed, who better to entrust with solving the complexities of our country than those born in the tranquil and timeless era of the 1940s?

Subject to Change: I swear I can run this country!

Srishreya (Shreya) Arunsaravanakumar, Opinions Editor October 4, 2023

Dear Reader,  Imagine being 80 years old, comfortably seated in a retirement home, engaged in a spirited game of Scrabble with your dear friends. Suddenly, a groundbreaking idea surges through your...

I eat peanut butter toast with banana slices every morning before my run.

Snapshots of senior year: from the beginning

Abigail Kapur October 2, 2023

Dear reader, We all have our soothing routines or traditions: some people wear the same socks for each game or bring lucky charms to tests. For me, it’s breakfast.  I eat peanut butter toast with...

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