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DVHS varsity golfer Samantha Lee commits to SDSU

DVHS varsity golfer Samantha Lee has committed to San Diego State University.
December 15, 2018

While most seniors are in the midst of filling out college applications, Samantha Lee is an exception. The 18-year-old Korean-American is set to major in kinesiology and play Division I golf at San Diego...

Hear from Another World: Ali Turanalp adopts English to advance ahead

Former Wildcat and current Cal High junior Ali Turanalp discusses Islam and education from the perspective of his identity as a Turkish immigrant.
November 17, 2018

In August 2017, Ali Turanalp set foot on Californian soil for the first time. 14 hours earlier, he had left Turkey — the nation in which he had spent almost his entire life — with his younger twin...

Artists of DV: Vineep Brar

Artists of DV: Vineep Brar
November 2, 2018

Senior Vineep Brar is a self-taught cartoonist who has overcome adversity while developing his unique style. Brar has been part of the DV art program for several years now. He is currently in AP Studio...

James Selover “fires up” his passion for life

Battalion Chief James Selover has earned his position through years of firefighting practice.
October 29, 2018

San Ramon Valley Fire Department Battalion Chief James Selover had not always wanted to be a firefighter. In fact, until he was 18 years old, he wanted to own an automobile body shop and paint cars. Inspired...

Paul Vega powers performing arts program

Paul Vega finds joy in teaching his drama students year after year.
October 20, 2018

The lights dim in the theater, the plush velvet curtains open and the show begins. The silent creator behind each of the beautiful productions here at DVHS, Mr. Paul Vega has been involved in theater arts...

New school psychologist Monica Fuller helps Dougherty Valley students to get back on their feet

New school psychologist Monica Fuller helps Dougherty Valley students to get back on their feet
October 18, 2018

There are an innumerable number of students of all grades at Dougherty Valley High School that have learning disabilities, low self-esteem and difficulty in communicating with peers and teachers. Many...

Assistant Principal Charlie Litten leaps into Dougherty with a plan

Assistant Principal Charlie Litten leaps into Dougherty with a plan
October 12, 2018

Assistant Principal Charlie Litten welcomes the challenge of his new job and looks for unique ways to nurture the success of Dougherty students with his extensive experience teaching mindfulness. Prior...

Artists of DV: Enya Pan

Artists of DV: Enya Pan
October 11, 2018

Enya Pan, a junior at DVHS, is an up-and-coming artist who’s overcome adversity to become an accomplished and developed artist. Pan describes her style as “very simple line strokes in ink pen,”...

Assistant Principal Sarah Landry looks to make a difference at Dougherty

Assistant Principal Sarah Landry looks to make a difference at Dougherty
October 2, 2018

Assistant Principal Sarah Landry flashes us a bright smile through the window of her office while simultaneously conversing with a teacher and answering a phone call. After two phone calls and a couple...

Wildcats gain a new football coach

Wildcats gain a new football coach
September 27, 2018

It’s a new football season, and with it comes a new coach, Brandon Black. As Black enters his 16th year of football coaching this season, he reflects on his recent years and his excitement for this coming...

Hear from Another World: For Patricia, an American Dream slowly deteriorating

A first-generation immigrant from Indonesia, Dougherty Valley junior Patricia Angelica faces a hidden myriad of social and financial troubles.
September 15, 2018

If you glanced at her as she strode down the hallway or saw her laughing with her friends, she might just seem like the average San Ramon teenager. Her black hair is tied back in a ponytail. She cradles...

Practicing plogging paves path to a prettier planet

April 28, 2018

When I first yelled “Hey Jonathan! Do you plog?” to DVHS senior Jonathan Chen one day in our Government class, he paused for five seconds, before yelling back—“What?” Plogging is an exercise...

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