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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

New physics teacher Mr. Patrick Walker enjoys teaching high school students and playing the Kerbal Space Program.

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 enjoys her new job position as a teacher-librarian at DVHS.

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, despite growing up in a Taiwanese-Korean household, has discovered faith in a Christian youth group.

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...

Humans of DV: Week 13

Humans of DV: Week 13

Amrita Himmatraopet, Vivian Kuang, Aria Khalique, Mahika Arya, and Daniela Wise

May 20, 2019

This week on Humans of DV: an expressive dancer, an optimistic runner, a proactive member of the San Ramon Teen Council, and a Dougherty science teacher with a hidden passion for gardening. Stay tuned next school year for a new installation of this feature and make sure to catch the last installations...

Librarian Mrs. Catherine Grijalva reflects on nine years spent at Dougherty

After nine years at Dougherty Valley, Mrs. Catherine Grijalva plans to retire from the library at the end of the year.

Teju Anand, Assistant Photography Editor

May 17, 2019

After working at Dougherty Valley High School for nine years, June 7 will be the last working day for Dougherty’s Library Media Coordinator Mrs. Catherine Grijalva. “It’s my fifth career. Even though I’ve only been here since 2008, my age is such that I’m old enough to retire. Also, my h...

Bob Spain supports DV students and staff as assistant principal

Bob Spain supports DV students and staff as assistant principal

Sraavya Sambara and Kavin Kumaravel

May 14, 2019

In 2012, Mr. Bob Spain was diagnosed with myeloma — a cancer he was told was incurable — but he beat all odds to survive. Seven years later, he brings that same tenacity to Dougherty as a new assistant principal intent on bolstering the growth of students and staff alike. Spain grew up in Frem...

Humans of DV: Week 12

Humans of DV: Week 12

Ritika Sabharwal, Aditi Praveen, Amrita Himmatraopet, and Daniela Wise

May 11, 2019

This week on Humans of DV: an ambitious runner, an optimistic oboist, a passionate basketball player and an inspiring mental health advocate. Stay tuned every Saturday for a new installation of this feature and make sure to catch last week's profiles here if you missed them....

Humans of DV: Week 11

Humans of DV: Week 11

Aria Khalique, Vivian Kuang, Mahika Arya, Megan Dhillon, and Daniela Wise

April 20, 2019

This week on Humans of DV: an inspiring artist sharing her love for art, a passionate dynamic duo raising funds for tech in underprivileged schools, a Dougherty English teacher committed to doing the best for her clients as a realtor, and a spirited singer. Stay tuned every Saturday for a new installation...

Humans of DV: Week 10

Humans of DV: Week 10

Ritika Sabharwal, Amrita Himmatraopet, Aditi Praveen, and Daniela Wise

April 13, 2019

This week on Humans of DV: a bright dancer, a passionate runner, an award-winning poet and writer, and a creative positivity advocate. Stay tuned every Saturday for a new installation of this feature and make sure to catch last week's profiles here if you missed them....

Humans of DV: Week 9

Humans of DV: Week 9

Aria Khalique, Megan Dhillon, Vivian Kuang, and Daniela Wise

March 30, 2019

This week on Humans of DV: an inspiring tennis player, an ambitious female who joined a robotics team, an aspiring fashionista and a driven golfer who recently committed to San Jose State University. Stay tuned every Saturday for a new installation of this feature and make sure to catch last week's profiles...

From player to coach: Nelson and Nakaso share experiences

Playing a sport in high school is often an important and formative experience in life. Through getting to where they are today, DV's athletes-turned-coaches Kelsey Nelson and Lauren Nakaso gained their own unique stories to share.

Steven Deng and Ronit Kumar

March 24, 2019

Kelsey Nelson Kelsey Nelson, DVHS alumna and former varsity softball player, returned to the softball team as a coach, continuing to manifest her joy for the game. Nelson began her high school sports career in 2013, her freshman year, on the junior varsity softball team. She then played on the ...

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