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

 UC Berkeley academic works attend the UC strike on Sproul Plaza on Nov. 19.

UC protests spotlight workers’ rights and put a halt to students’ learning

Jack Ke and Jennifer Sheng December 12, 2022

Beginning on Nov. 14, over 50,000 academic workers across all campuses of the University of California have taken to the streets, demanding better pay and improved living conditions while college students...

The balance of discussing minority struggle and American achievements in representation continues to be debated.

The debate over critical race theory continues to grow

Nethra Dhamodaran, Opinions Editor December 8, 2022

Teachings surrounding racial and social issues are nothing new in the American education system. However, in the past two years, education has taken a new trajectory according to many– one where discussion...

The spike in book-banning is the result of a larger movement to censor queer identities.

Queer students threatened by rise in book censorship

Indra Deshmukh, Copy Editor November 9, 2022

The American Library Association (ALA) recorded more book removals and challenges in 2022 than in over two decades, with the increased backlash against books concerning sexuality and gender identity impacting...

Teacher Roger Barnholdt expresses controversial opinions about the value of education in relation to racial groups.

Teacher Barnholdt expresses controversial views towards certain racial groups of students

Emily Wong and Luna Ashebir October 4, 2022

Writer’s note: The Wildcat Tribune does not support Barnholdt’s generalized views on specific racial groups of students. The ideas he expressed in this interview are his own. We believe all students...

Academic Talent Program (ATP) is a gifted education program that places elementary to middle students with similar abilities under a differentiated curriculum. Meant to be more rigorous and in-depth than General Education, the more beneficial aspects of a unique learning community must simultaneously balance questions of competition, divisiveness and labeling.

SRVUSD students and teachers weigh in on utility of ATP program

Grace Zhao and Allan Zhang September 27, 2022

Each year, a new batch of elementary school kids begins the sorting process into gifted and talented education. Students identified as “high-potential learners” or possessing “advanced abilities,”...

The current education system fails to emphasize mathematical sense and highlight the beauty of math.

Blind to its beauty: the need for math reform in American education

Nethra Dhamodaran, Opinions Editor March 25, 2022

Looking at the first half of the headline, I realize just how unpopular my belief could be. Out of all the words I could have chosen to describe math, I settled with “beautiful,” which sounds too emotional,...

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...

Despite its faults, the College Board may not be so bad.

Stop complaining about The College Board

Nihal Singh, Copy Editor October 5, 2020

“F*ck College Board,” one Dougherty Valley High School junior said. “The College Board single-handedly ruined my entire high school experience,” another exclaimed.  Animosity towards The College...

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