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The DVHS varsity women’s basketball team season starts on January 5, and until then, they practice and play for the pre-season.

Introducing the Women’s Varsity Basketball Team

Mayukhi Katragadda and Shreya Jagannathan January 13, 2022

Dougherty women’s basketball is back, and with new coaches, hard-working players, and a passion for the sport, they plan to crush their opponents and make it to the play-offs. In particular, the women’s...

Many Dougherty Valley High School students feel the pressure of taking more weighted classes then they can handle.

Dougherty Valley High School considers placing a limitation on the amount of weighted courses students can take

Shereen Ahmed and Ananya Pinnamaneni December 11, 2021

On Nov. 5th, Dougherty Valley High School's principal Evan Powell sent out a survey to parents and students asking for their opinions about limiting the number of Advanced Placement (AP) and honors classes...

Violinist Kristen Chen and alto saxophonist Ryaken Nakamoto are two musicians within Dougherty Valley High School’s vast music program.

Kristen Chen and Ryaken Nakamato take the stage in musician Q&A

Jennifer Sheng, Grace Zhao, and Kimberly Cui December 6, 2021

As DVHS junior Ryaken Nakamoto says, “The volume of the music program is so huge that it’s like a little ecosystem.” Meet two of the musicians within this ecosystem: Nakamoto, who plays alto saxophone...

A silhouette of a teacher holding a stick, which points to a whiteboard with the words SUPPORT OUR TEACHERS

Teacher Shortages Place SRVUSD in a Difficult Position

Shreyas Sambara, Journey Manager December 6, 2021

Rising teacher resignations due to factors such as relocation, enhanced unemployment benefits and low salaries during the pandemic have forced SRVUSD to amplify hiring efforts.  In SRVUSD's board meeting...

Isolated and swamped with time to think, many teens began questioning their identities over quarantine.

Staying in and coming out: questioning and queerness during quarantine

Eva Shen, Editor in Chief November 21, 2021

*Names have been changed to preserve privacy. On the first day of Pride Month 2020, Isabella* came out to her mother. It was 4 a.m.; outside, it was dark and a pandemic was raging. The two sat on...

Physics teacher Tiffany Wu persists challenges as a woman in STEM

Anya Ayyappan November 13, 2021

Mrs. Tiffany Wu is no stranger to hard work and persistence. As one of three girls in her year to graduate from UC Davis with a degree in Physics, Wu has experienced being a woman in a heavily male-dominated...

Mr. Marc Walker enjoys conducting pep band at a home football game, one of his many duties as band director.

DVHS band teacher Marc Walker’s unique rock and football background translates into his current-day teaching style

Grace Zhao, Kimberly Cui, and Jennifer Sheng November 9, 2021

DVHS band teacher Marc Walker has taught music for 16 years, but in high school he wasn’t just dubbed “the band kid” — he also toured in a rock band and played competitive football. Being both...

Love Plus Feelings run by Anahita Vaidhya, sells handmade jewelry, including magnetic heart bracelets during Homecoming season

Dougherty Valley students enterprise their creative skill by opening small businesses

Suhani Kashyap and Ashley Lee November 8, 2021

Creative and talented students are easy to find at Dougherty Valley High School (DVHS), and among those students are those who created small businesses to sell handmade products. Some sell handmade jewelry,...

Service members, including those of the Navys Construction Battalions (Seabees), sent and received these postcards while stationed at Fleet City. The Seabees were later immortalized in the 1944 film The Fighting Seabees starring John Wayne, as shown in the framed poster.

Exploring 80 years of history and service at Camp Parks

Lauren Chen, Megan Dhillon, and Tessa Galeazzi October 25, 2021

Driving along Dougherty Road, you may have seen Camp Parks on your way through Dublin and became curious about the somewhat eerie fenced-off area that stretches past the street. Commissioned in 1943, Camp...

The Wolverine offense attempts to score near the goal line.

DV Varsity Football defeats Deer Valley 31-16 in homecoming game

Rikin Patel and Lucas Quick September 30, 2021

Dougherty Valley won their third home game of the season against Deer Valley with a score of 31-16 on Sept. 24, continuing their undefeated streak to 4-0. At kickoff, the Wildcats punted the ball to...

Students take their first tests in-person on paper after spending a year in online school.

Teachers adjust to in-person test-taking following online school

Anaisha Das, Assistant Web Manager September 29, 2021

As Dougherty Valley High School transitions from remote learning to in-person learning for the upcoming school year, students and teachers adjust to changes in conducting assessments. The differences...

The Board of Supervisors voted to build houses on the map shown.

Contra Costa County express their disapproval towards the Tassajara Parks Project

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

On July 6, 2021, the Contra Costa County Planning Commision voted 4-2 to reject 125 single-family homes from being built on the Tassajara Valley due to water issues, only to be overturned by the Board...

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