The Wildcat Tribune

Students should take handwritten notes to better comprehend content

Ronit Kumar, Sports Editor

May 30, 2017

In middle school, I often wondered why many teachers required me to take handwritten notes while other students received printed notes. I complained about the extra time it took to produce handwritten notes than simply typing them up. However, I have come to realize that handwritten notes actually help...

Out with the old and in with the truth: does D.V. recycle?

Karen Wang, Opinions Editor

May 30, 2017

I was told that DV doesn’t recycle in my first week here. After jokingly berating a friend for chucking a stack of papers into the trash, she laughed, then gave me kind of a weird look, like she was about to divulge some sort of secret. “Hey, you know that we don’t actually recycle, right?” I ...

Why senioritis isn’t half-bad

Irene Chang, Editor In Chief

April 18, 2017

If you’re a senior who’s still powering through the last stretch of the school year with grades at a record high and your brain burning with the fire of intellect and the hunger for knowledge, then I have an infinite store of admiration for you. If, instead, you’re a senior who feels more obligation towards...

The SRVUSD homework policy is best for students

Lily Houlston, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

During the 2015-2016 school year, a new homework policy was implemented, limiting the amount of homework students could be given on school nights, weekends and breaks. Weighted classes, however, were excepted from the policy and thus have no limitations regarding homework volume. Many AP and honors stud...

DVHS stereotype of academic success is untrue

DVHS stereotype of academic success is untrue

Skyler Spears and Vikram Balasubramanian

March 8, 2017

DVHS: home of the Wildcats, AP classes, the highest SRVUSD standardized testing scores and a SAT average many points above the national average. But within the school’s walls, students know that everyone isn't so high achieving; an ordinary student doesn’t take five weighted classes or get straight ...

Community college: exploring the stigma among D.V. students

Illustration courtesy of Serena Shen

Musa Tariq, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

College application season has swept DV seniors in a wave of tension and haste as students apply to institutions of higher learning all across the nation, with many seeking entry to prestigious, big name schools. However, when the idea of community college is brought up, it is considered to be the com...

Just be yourself, but also be who colleges want you to be

Irene Chang, Editor In Chief

December 17, 2016

As the entrance of fall in San Ramon is announced by the 40-degree mornings that spike into 70-degree afternoons, high school seniors around the nation begin to think about how their future is weighed in the gnarly, evil 650-words-or-less hands of college applications. The stressful process of throwi...

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