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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...

Humans of DV: Week 14

Humans of DV: Week 14

Aditi Praveen, Mahika Arya, and Helen Kang

October 20, 2019

This week on Humans of DV: a passionate martial artist, a spirited musician, and a determined computer scientist. Stay tuned every Sunday for a new installation of this feature and make sure to catch the last installation here if you missed it....

Walker looks to be more involved in the community as a new physics teacher

Walker looks to be more involved in the community as a new physics teacher

Steven Deng, Copy Editor

October 17, 2019

Every day, hundreds of students walk into CT101 as Mr. Patrick Walker welcomes them with a smile, ready to teach physics. He began to teach here with the help of another physics teacher on campus, Mrs. Tiffany Wu.  “I was actually looking into schools near Davis, but I came down and visited. Mrs...

Mrs. Hussunet experiences a new life at DV as a teacher-librarian

Mrs. Hussunet experiences a new life at DV as a teacher-librarian

Teju Anand, Assistant Photography Editor

October 7, 2019

After being a French and English teacher at DVHS  for three years, Allison Hussunet is currently DV’s new teacher-librarian along with Kerri Knapp.  According to Hussunet, she was fascinated by the position of a teacher-librarian and had considered pursuing it, but further in the future.  “I a...

Isabel Lee finds personal faith in her Christianity

Isabel Lee finds personal faith in her Christianity

Sarah Kim and Megan Tsang

May 22, 2019

“I really didn’t get exposed to any kind of religion until I was in the sixth grade,” senior Isabel Lee, also a youth group leader at Wellspring Church, said. Despite her words, her story says otherwise. While Lee may not have been raised under a formal faith, religion shaped her family’s his...

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