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The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

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Ms. Falkner stands near the DVHS banner on one of her first days as DVHS principal.

Principal Falkner envisions a bright future for DVHS

Anushka Kabra, Journey Manager March 7, 2024

After serving as an assistant principal at DVHS for three years, the SRVUSD Board of Education appointed Lauren Falkner to the position of principal at their Jan. 31 meeting, which was vacant following...

A red carpet at the entrance to the prom where students would walk down and get their photos professionally taken.

The City of Stars prom vision becomes a reality

Anaisha Das and Shreyas Sambara May 8, 2023

After the COVID-19 pandemic prevented DVHS from hosting a large-scale prom event for more than four years, the combined junior and senior prom returned on April 15 at the Exploratorium in San Francisco.   This...

To reach a more fair and just society, it is necessary for everyone to hold teenage boys accountable for inexcusable actions.

Less excuses and more accountability

Nishita Mukherjee, Managing Editor April 28, 2023

I absolutely despise the phrase “Boys will be boys.” I am sick of hearing how men’s uncalled for actions and inappropriate behavior is merely waived because of their gender. I don’t want to have...

A male teacher is pointing his finger up while lecturing to students with a book in his hands. Students look stressed and worried

Long-term substitute teachers hinder students’ learning

Ananya Pinnamaneni, Features Editor May 23, 2022

With many teachers being out of office for multiple weeks due to various reasons, including contracting COVID-19, going on maternity/paternity leave or other personal issues, their students have been left...

A screenshot of a virtual test question about systems of equations

College Board rolls out plans for digital SAT amid declining relevance

Ariel Wang, Megan Dhillon, Allan Zhang, and Kimberly Cui March 10, 2022

On Jan. 25, the College Board announced that the SAT, one of the nation’s most well-known college-entry exams, is switching to a digital format for students of the class of 2024 and beyond.  The...

This is my last piece I’ll be writing for the Tribune; I want it to be raw and come full circle. I don’t often talk about myself and my stories, but I want to tell parts of it.

An open letter to young Daniela, the Dougherty Valley student body, and the class of 2021: a failed speech and reflections on privilege, accomplishments, differences & identities

Daniela Wise-Rojas, Social Media Editor May 19, 2021

I don’t often talk about myself and my stories, but I want to share parts of my stories. The point of journalism is to tell other people’s stories. Ironically, after doing that for a while, you start...

CDC now allows desks to be three feet apart, changing the rules in the class

C.D.C now allows school desks to be three feet apart from each other

Shereen Ahmed, Opinions Editor April 30, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had recently announced that school desks no longer need to be six feet apart to maintain a safe classroom environment against the novel Coronavirus....

In the pressure to stand out among peers, creating a nonprofit may seem like the best choice in hindsight, but in reality it selfish and does more harm to the community than good.

Starting a nonprofit to say that you started a nonprofit is selfish — not service

Riya Mehta and Helen Kang October 31, 2020

When the recent pandemic hit SRVUSD in early March, the uncertainty of high school students’ futures was put into question. Students demanded answers, and for the most part, there was no definitive answer....

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