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War On Christmas

War On Christmas
December 25, 2020

I recently went to the grocery store to buy barley and slaves. When I went to the checkout, something shocking happened. The cashier had the audacity to say to me, “Happy Holidays!” It is utterly preposterous...

Dougherty tape art projects spark conversations on campus

Dougherty tape art projects spark conversations on campus
April 29, 2020

Featured on walls, in hallways and under staircases throughout the DV campus, tape art made by AP and Advanced Art students has captured and magnified messages relevant to today’s world, ranging from...

Michael Schneider: a Bohemian ultrarunner in the making

Schneider (center) races at the Scott Bauhs Invitational on Sept. 28, 2019.
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...

SRVEA and SRVUSD reach tentative contract agreement

SRVEA members rally on March 3 outside the SRVUSD office preceding a Board of Education meeting.
March 12, 2020

On March 10, at 5:30 a.m., the San Ramon Valley Education Association (SRVEA) and San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) announced “a comprehensive tentative agreement that resolves all items...

Prioritizing electability in politics eviscerates democracy

Going into the 2020 elections, voters should consider policy positions on issues such as healthcare, the environment and the economy, rather than “electability.”
March 1, 2020

According to a Gallup poll from November 2019, 60% of Democrats surveyed prioritized a candidate with the best chance to beat the incumbent Donald Trump, even if the candidate differs from them on many...

Dougherty takes a creative spin on classic play “The Importance of Being Earnest”

AJ Sohrabi, as Algernon Moncrieff, and Jose Saramiento, as John Worthing, argue over the name of Ernest.
November 29, 2019

Dougherty Valley Drama began their production season with the classic satire play, “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde. The play revolves around the lives of John Worthing (Jose Saramiento)...

Social Justice projects capture student and staff attention around campus

Seniors Kim Shum, Leila Amiri, Katie Moore, Sami Frias and Sam Mass featured a variety of attire, including a crop top and a hoodie, on a clothing rack for their Social Justice project on victim shaming.
November 26, 2019

Last month, more than a dozen Social Justice projects were displayed around Dougherty Valley High School, drawing attention to their portrayals of current issues such as school shootings and sexual assault....

Dougherty principal Kravitz passes on torch to incoming Powell

With confirmation from the SRVUSD Board of Education on Nov. 19, Evan Powell entered Dougherty Valley as permanent principal. Former principal Dave Kravitz is set to become SRVUSD's new Director of Secondary Education.
November 21, 2019

Evan Powell replaced Dave Kravitz as permanent principal of Dougherty Valley High School on Nov. 20 after approval by the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) Board of Education. The administrative...

DV students strike for climate change

Dougherty students strike to fight climate change in the quad.
October 8, 2019

On Sept. 20, Dougherty students protested and organized a climate strike during the end of fourth period and lunch, joining many students across the country in effort to persuade politicians to treat the...

San Ramon hosts its first Muslim Day

Members of San Ramon's close community gather at the city's inaugural Muslim Day event.
October 3, 2019

Sabina Zafar hosted the first Muslim Day event at City Hall on Aug. 27 to celebrate Muslim culture in San Ramon and follow up on the establishment of August as Muslim Appreciation Month.  City Councilwoman...

September 11, 2001: Who controls the narrative?

For many TK-12 schools in U.S., including DVHS, simplistic activities such as watching film and reading texts have become the norm for memorial studies on 9/11.
October 2, 2019

18 years ago, two towers came crashing down. 17 years ago, a never-ending stream of drone missiles began to rain down on the Middle East. As of today, millions of innocent civilians are dead in the name...

SRVEA and SRVUSD “strike” up a conversation

SRVEA and SRVUSD “strike” up a conversation
March 21, 2019

After weeks of disagreement on union proposals, negotiations between the Board of Education of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) and the San Ramon Valley Education Association (SRVEA)...

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