The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

My second birthday party in Daly City, CA in the three-bedroom house I shared with cousins, aunts and grandparents.

An ode to AP classes, “bahala na” and farts

Samuel (Sammy) Minioza May 30, 2023

I think my favorite memory from Dougherty has been all the times I’ve farted in class. In Orchestra, in APUSH and even last week in 4th period Econ; before I was the milk menace, I was the brigadier...

Over-structuring writing curriculums pushes students towards uncreative and thoughtless work.

Writing shouldn’t fit in a box

Neetra Chakraborty, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

I hate Algebra.  I detest it, for the very same reasons some people adore it. It is formulaic and horribly unimaginative. You plug numbers into a given formula to get to the single correct answer....

Stressed-out students use LinkedIn counterproductively when they compare themselves to others.

LinkedIn bolsters toxic environment at DVHS

Ananya Pinnamaneni and Saanvi Haridas April 16, 2023

Have you ever found yourself clicking through endless LinkedIn profiles of your peers, your stress building up as you realize how much more accomplished these students seem compared to you? LinkedIn,...

A screengrab of a webpage with the headline labeled East Bay Educators. The page is displaying an article titled Questionable Employment History Troubles Local School Board Candidate. There is a stamp labeled false in red lettering that has been overlayed onto the webpage.

Aftereffects of a political smear campaign erode community’s trust months after election

Lauren Chen and Abby Kapur April 9, 2023

A targeted campaign attacking a candidate from last year’s SRVUSD Board of Trustees election has still had lasting effects in the local community, raising concerns about the role of disinformation in...

Students’ lunches are being stolen with increasing frequency from the lunch cart.

Students’ lunches are regularly being stolen

Ananya Pinnamaneni, Carina Liu, and Jia Takayoshi April 4, 2023

During lunch, many DVHS students pick up their DoorDash orders or home lunches from the cart outside the office. However, in recent months, these lunches have started to be stolen with an increasing frequency. Many...

Monte Vista and Dougherty Valley male soccer players head towards the ball in the middle of their heated EBAL game.

Dougherty Valley varsity boys soccer defies expectations and fights backlash

Jack Ke and Shreyas Sambara March 11, 2023

On Feb. 22, Dougherty Valley took a disappointing 1-0 defeat to Monte Vista, ending their sensational season run in the NCS tournament.  At the start of the game, both teams came out with guns blazing...

Math teacher Mrs. Kekre brightens her classroom with teaching methods she learned from her credential program.

New math teacher Ms. Kekre tackles teaching challenges as both a teacher and a mother

Luna Ashebir and Emily Wong February 1, 2023

Dougherty Valley High School is starting off 2023 with a new math teacher, Mrs. Vishruti Kekre who just completed her credentials program and is teaching full time as an Algebra 1 and Enriched Algebra...

Choir students in black formal wear sing while standing on risers on a stage, placing the back of a palm to their foreheads, representing stress or weariness.

DV Choir cultivates togetherness in “All the Way Home”

Lauren Chen, Editor-in-Chief December 11, 2022

In their 2022 Winter Concert titled "All the Way Home," Dougherty Valley's choir program led us on a journey across the globe. Featuring songs in Hebrew, Spanish and Xhosa, among others, the singers filled...

Sophomore Peter Gagea plays a vital role as the accompanist for DV’s choir.

For Dougherty Valley’s music department, community is instrumental

Lauren Chen, Boomika Velineni, Saanvi Haridas, and Emily Wong November 16, 2022

Students and teachers performed at their Fall Concert on Oct. 4 and Oct. 6, showcasing their musical talents from the on-campus band, choir and orchestra classes. Shortly after, Jazz Band and Chamber Singers...

Advisor Jonathon Parks and student tutors prepare for a regular B-period tutoring session.

B-period tutoring offers personalized support to DVHS students

Luna Ashebir and Nayja Shah November 14, 2022

With chips, cookies and the entire Commons to themselves, the DVHS B-period tutors offer students individualized assistance on various academic subjects.  Once their school day ends, DVHS students...

Dougherty Valley’s varsity womens volleyball team celebrates after scoring a point.

Dougherty girls volleyball hopeful after defeating Cal High

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor October 3, 2022

Dougherty Valley High School’s varsity women's volleyball team defeated California High School 3-2 on Sept. 13, winning the second game of the league season. The Wildcats hope to carry that momentum...

The water remains still after an intense game against Castro Valley and Dougherty Valley High School.

Dougherty’s water polo team 0-7 after loss to Castro Valley

Daniel Lee and Jack Ke October 3, 2022

On Sept. 20, Dougherty Valley men’s water polo team struggled against Castro Valley, losing 17-3. After starting the season 0-6, the Wildcats were looking for a win against Castro Valley, who have...

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