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Not-so-secret prank war continues to bring teachers together

Not-so-secret prank war continues to bring teachers together

Steven Deng, Amruta Baradwaj, and Sarah Kim

January 13, 2020

In spite of the tension beginning to peak on campus as finals week approaches, a touch of lightness and fun still springs forth from an unlikely source in the 1000s building — the teacher prank war. With fresh new players (victims) added to the fray, the tradition continues this year, featuring the execut...

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

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

Amruta Baradwaj and Sheyda Ladjevardi

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) and Algernon Moncrieff (AJ Sohrabi), and their creation of alter egos to justify traveling incon...

Social Justice projects capture student and staff attention around campus

Social Justice projects capture student and staff attention around campus

Daniel Shen, Sheyda Ladjevardi, Jade Wang, and Mehek Kandru

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. Despite being criticized by some for glorifying their subject matters, the projects received ...

Dougherty principal Kravitz passes on torch to incoming Powell

Dougherty principal Kravitz passes on torch to incoming Powell

Daniel Shen and Caroline Lobel

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 change was one of multiple rearrangements involving middle schools Windemere Ranch and L...

DV students strike for climate change

DV students strike for climate change

Daniela Wise, Social Media Editor

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 climate crisis as a moral obligation. “I am a firm believer that we need to save our environment bef...

San Ramon hosts its first Muslim Day

San Ramon hosts its first Muslim Day

Daniela Wise and Shereen Ahmed

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 Sabina Zafar invited people in the community to gather and share ideas; over 90 people atte...

September 11, 2001: Who controls the narrative?

September 11, 2001: Who controls the narrative?

Chilsea Wang and Micol Zhai

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 of false peace. Seven years ago I was in a certain teacher’s sixth grade Core class. During the ...

SRVEA and SRVUSD “strike” up a conversation

SRVEA and SRVUSD “strike” up a conversation

Daniel Shen, Sraavya Sambara, Elisa Fang, Taylor Atienza, and Michael Han

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) regarding district budget management drew to a Tentative Agreement on March 8. The three articles ...

San Ramon Chamber of Commerce honors DV’s Kelsey Wengel and Erin Ku

San Ramon Chamber of Commerce honors DV’s Kelsey Wengel and Erin Ku

Caroline Lobel and Katie Williams

March 3, 2019

Dougherty Valley art teacher Kelsey Wengel and junior Erin Ku received the title of “Educator of the Year” and the “Outstanding Teen Citizenship Award,” respectively, at the 2018 San Ramon Chamber of Commerce’s Business and Community Awards Dinner on Dec. 4. Both earned recognition for their extensive work within the community of San Ramon. “The Bus...

Women’s Soccer scores breakthrough goal of season against San Ramon Valley

Women’s Soccer scores breakthrough goal of season against San Ramon Valley

Daniel Shen, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2019

As the Wildcats advance on a fast break, sophomore forward Chloe Richard slots a pass from the equator of the field to freshman right-winger Lauren Soliz. After two quick touches on the ball, Soliz fakes right and goes left, breaking free from her defender as she cuts inside toward the opposing g...

Hear from Another World: Holocaust survivor Paul Smith still suffers 90 years later

Hear from Another World: Holocaust survivor Paul Smith still suffers 90 years later

Sraavya Sambara and Daniel Shen

January 24, 2019

“I think the Holocaust is always going to be with me … My own family was murdered there.” He sits across from us in a worn, cerulean armchair, his wizened hands laced together on his lap and his translucent, lightly hazel eyes fixed on an impenetrable spot in the distance. His wrinkles are a...

Boba Guys and San Ramon make the perfect match-a

Boba Guys and San Ramon make the perfect match-a

Skyler Spears and Katie Williams

December 27, 2018

The opening of City Center Bishop Ranch on Nov. 8 not only introduced a family-friendly gathering place but also various highly anticipated food hotspots such as Boba Guys. The self proclaimed “highest quality boba milk tea in the world” has locations in cities such as San Francisco, Los Angele...

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