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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...

Staying in and coming out: questioning and queerness during 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...

The DVHS dance team will have its highly anticipated showcase at the DVHS Performing Arts Center in November.

Dougherty’s dance team prepare for their first performance this season

Rhea Master and Rishvanth (Rishi) Ramesh November 11, 2021

Dougherty's dance team will perform its first showcase of the 2021-22 season at the DVHS Performing Arts Center on November 17th and 18th, preparing 12 unique dances for the showcase. Dance at Dougherty...

High school students too often take on more than they can handle, thinking  its necessary to get into their dream school.

Dougherty’s over-competitive perspective on college admissions causes unnecessary stress among students

Ananya Pinnamaneni, Arts & Graphic Editor November 2, 2021

From filling their schedules with AP and Honors classes to joining every extracurricular they can find, Dougherty students are known for overburdening themselves for the sake of getting into a selective...

Varsity women’s tennis huddles in a circle, performing their team chant before the match.

Women’s Tennis confronts rival on their first home game

Daphne Wang and Grace Yang October 1, 2021

Hey! did you know, Did you hear about that team? They ace their serves, They win their rallies, Don’t you know it's… Dougherty Valley’s varsity Women’s Tennis lost their first home...

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...

The intersections of social media and homecoming ask culture have impacted the acceptable demonstration of teenage relationships.

The false nature of social media renders homecoming asks more complex than posters and flowers

Hannah Wang, News Editor September 26, 2021

The elusive homecoming proposal. The ultimate public declaration of love, or maybe just friendship in high school. I don’t know how many times I’ve walked down the halls mid-September to early October...

Wildcat Varsity coaches and players Devin Garica (9), Jake Masse (60), Theodore Leong (90), Erimi Oshewa (75), Matthew Gonsalves (5), Angel Brito (50) and RJ Pallen (8), watch the Red Devil carry the football against the Wildcats defending on the field.

DV Varsity Football breaks school record in 65-22 win against Mt. Diablo

Rikin Patel and Lucas Quick September 22, 2021

Dougherty Valley High School’s varsity football team won their second home game against Mt. Diablo High School with a final score of 65-22 on Sept. 17, scoring the highest number of points ever in a...

Wildcat running back Matthew Gonsalves (5) rushes forward with quarterback Aditya Ved (1), meeting Cougar linebacker Joshua Limtiaco (6) and others at the goal line.

DV Varsity Football crushes Newark 42-16 while JV loses 23-14

Rikin Patel and Lucas Quick September 7, 2021

Dougherty Valley High School’s varsity football team won their first home game against Newark Memorial High School with a final score of 42-16 on Sept. 3. Before last Friday, Newark had lost to Encinal...

Mrs. Perez and Mr. Poynter introduce the Wellness Center

Introducing the Wellness Center

Origins of the center  The Wellness Center was introduced to help combat the high stress levels of students and to be a safe space for students to get help mentally and emotionally at DVHS. The Wellness...

Overlooked issues within Dougherty Valley High Schools dress code foster the potential for unfair discipline.

Uncovering and examining Dougherty Valley High School’s dress code

Jade Wang and Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath August 16, 2021

In 2016, Leah John, a freshman at Dougherty Valley High School (DVHS), experienced her first interaction with the dress code.  While doing quiet work in one of her classes, John’s teacher called...

DVHS senior class officers host prom amidst setbacks by the COVID-19 pandemic

Olivia Phongsa, Jennifer Sheng, and Grace Zhao June 3, 2021

The DVHS senior class officers held the Mask-querade Prom on campus on May 14, the culmination of a planning process brokered by the COVID-19 pandemic. A typical DVHS prom takes place at the California...

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