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Michael Schneider: a Bohemian ultrarunner in the making

Michael Schneider: a Bohemian ultrarunner in the making

Eva Shen and Harshita Neralla

March 16, 2020

It was mile 17, and Michael Schneider wanted to throw up.  The running-crazed DV senior and aspiring ultrarunner was taking on the California International Marathon, his first ever. By mile 13 he was already feeling the strain in his legs, far too early, and the unshakable notion that the next ha...

DV athletes Melinda Yuan and Samantha Tran commit for fall 2020

DV athletes Melinda Yuan and Samantha Tran commit for fall 2020

Teju Anand, Assistant Photography Editor

February 8, 2020

Melinda Yuan Senior Melinda Yuan, captain of the women's varsity varsity golf team, has committed to play NCAA Division III Golf at Williams College in fall 2019 and will sign her national letter of intent in February 2020. She will be majoring in physics with aspirations to become a patent lawyer in th...

Humans of DV: Week 19

Humans of DV: Week 19

Daniela Wise, Aditi Lappathi, and Eva Shen

January 18, 2020

An interesting teacher, a passionate non-profit and an expressive dancer.

Humans of DV: Week 18

Humans of DV: Week 18

Mahika Arya, Aditi Praveen, and Helen Kang

December 16, 2019

An inspired teacher, a passionate soccer coach and an expressive dancer.

Lowell Tuckerman: From the press box to the classroom

Lowell Tuckerman: From the press box to the classroom

Steven Deng and Oce Bohra

December 9, 2019

English teacher Lowell Tuckerman sits at his desk as his students work on their respective assignments. With his microphone by his side, Tuckerman watches his class, occasionally reminding them to remain on task. It’s apparent that Tuckerman is an unorthodox teacher. At the beginning of the year,...

Humans of DV: Week 17

Humans of DV: Week 17

Aditi Lappathi, Eva Shen, and Daniela Wise

December 8, 2019

This week on Humans of DV: an expressive acro dancer, an accomplished figure skater, and a passionate fan. Stay tuned next Sunday for a new installation of this feature and make sure to catch the last installations here if you missed them....

New math teacher Mr. Nathaniel Bates arrives at Dougherty

Riya Mehta and Helen Kang

November 10, 2019

New precalculus teacher Mr. Nathaniel Bates finally settles in at Dougherty Valley after 10 years of teaching experience. Over the past few weeks, he has bonded with his students and was ultimately nominated for homecoming court.  With his arrival at DV, he has brought many years of experience...

Humans of DV: Week 16

Humans of DV: Week 16

Helen Kang, Aditi Praveen, and Mahika Arya

November 10, 2019

This week on Humans of DV: an expressive dancer, an optimistic entrepreneur, and a proactive teacher with a passion for the outdoors. Stay tuned next school year for a new installation of this feature and make sure to catch the last installations here if you missed them....

Alexander lights up DV spirit

Alexander lights up DV spirit

Ronit Kumar, Sports Editor

November 5, 2019

DV Economics teacher Katie Alexander emphasizes her taste for school spirit as she begins the first year of her career at DVHS. Alexander is greatly familiar with the San Francisco Bay Area. She was born in Hayward, CA. Then, she lived in Fremont until she turned 10 years of age. She has lived in Pl...

Ms. Hancock brings her unique teaching philosophy to Dougherty

Ananda Chakkenchath

November 1, 2019

The clock struck midnight, and the last email was sent. But her day wasn’t over quite yet, as the looming pile of quizzes were still stacked on her desk — quizzes that had to be graded so her students can use them to study for their upcoming test. Hard work and dedication — these values are drilled deep into ...

Humans of DV: Week 15

Humans of DV: Week 15

Aditi Lappathi, Eva Shen, and Daniela Wise

October 27, 2019

This week on Humans of DV: a passionate social activist, a spirited horseback rider, and a determined climate activist. Stay tuned every Sunday for a new installation of this feature and make sure to catch the last installation here if you missed it....

New teacher Mr. Cardiasmenos unites music and French into curriculum

New teacher Mr. Cardiasmenos unites music and French into curriculum

Helen Kang and Riya Mehta

October 22, 2019

With former Dougherty French teacher Mrs. Allison Hussenet’s departure, Mr. Andrew Cardiasmenos (Mr. C) has come in as a new French teacher for French II and Honors French IV, incorporating his passion for music into his daily lesson plans for the benefit of his students.  However, his path to becoming a French teach...

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