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

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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