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Quarantivities & Stories #10: Peeking into quarantine

Locked down at home, senior Hadas Tankel has been able to afford more time for her family and dogs.
May 14, 2020

Despite the physical distance that separates us during lockdown, we maintain a sense of connection through texts, calls, social media — various "windows" through which we may still see and hear each...

Quarantivities & Stories #7: Trails of Windemere

The mostly paved 2.84-mile Alamo Creek Trail that cuts through multiple communities and bypasses Dougherty Valley High School is famously trekked by many students on their daily walk home from school.
May 6, 2020

Settled within the hilly greens of the East Bay, our delicate suburb of San Ramon offers dozens of luscious trails to residents and visitors alike, meandering all throughout and around the town. Playing...

Wild in the suburbs

A male red-tailed hawk screeches and soars through the air. It has seen another male and is heading to defend its territory.
March 5, 2020

Wildlife is abundant in San Ramon. Our lovely hills, which bloom baby hairs of green during the spring and bleach into crisp yellow grasses in the summer, are home to creatures from cottontail rabbits...

AP Biology encounters life and nature at Cal Academy of Sciences

Junior Cheryl Shin gazes upward at the exotic fish in the flooded rain forest exhibit in the Aquarium. “My favorite part of the AP Bio field trip was being able to explore the museum with my friends. I got really excited in the aquarium and butterfly exhibits and it was just a fun day with friends,” she said.
May 4, 2019

On April 23, DVHS's AP Biology classes, taught by Mrs. Minu Basu and Mrs. Pam Sheppel, visited the California Academy of Sciences, witnessing the most exotic forms of life in the museum's myriad of environmental...

Men’s Basketball and Song Team celebrate 2019 Senior Night

2018-19 DV Men's Varsity Basketball.
February 14, 2019

On Feb. 7 at 7 p.m., Dougherty bid farewell to eight seniors on its men’s varsity basketball team and four seniors on its song team. Minutes later, the basketball team took on Dublin in its final rivalry...

2018 Relay for Life celebrates life and fights cancer

As sophomore Sarah Mun performs her solo guitar act, “Heal” by Tom Odell, during the Sunset Serenade, her friends provide attention and support. Pictured center is sophomore Bea Ocampo, an earlier singer, in a moment of reflection.
April 25, 2018
Starting 8 a.m. on March 24, 2018, for 24 straight hours, dozens of high school students gathered at Dougherty Valley to partake in the annual nationwide rally against cancer that is Relay for Life.

Resistance and persistence

Resistance and persistence
Women’s March Contra Costa County organizes human banner "END HATE!"
August 26, 2017
In response to recent widespread violence and divisive rhetoric, Women’s March Contra Costa County brought more than 800 people together, including local action groups, on Aug. 26 to create the human banner “END HATE!"
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