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

The media can offer an outlet for the youth to reflect their emotions.

Modern Media Mirrors Changes in Youth Mental Health

Sura Lin, Staff Writer February 7, 2024

In the aftermath of the global pandemic, the landscape of mental health, particularly among the youth, has witnessed a significant shift. Because of the increased rates in depression and anxiety, the role...

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,...

The scatterplot indicates that more academically rigorous counties, such as Contra Costa County, have lower suicide rates.

Dougherty academic culture is good — stop pretending like you don’t like it

Samuel (Sammy) Minioza April 14, 2023

It’s a new school year once again, and although the last two years have been tumultuous, now that the first couple of months have passed and students have begun to settle in, it’s clear that a couple...

Trigger warnings reveal society’s growing consciousness towards mental health issues, but may be the wrong approach towards better mental health treatment

Trigger warnings can be more harmful than helpful

Olivia Phongsa, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 2, 2022

Trigger warnings have started to show up more and more often on almost every piece of consumable content, from articles to TikTok videos and tweets, and even to classroom policies. The debate around trigger...

Known as one of the most academically competitive high schools throughout the Bay Area, it’s an impressive feat that Dougherty Valley High School is also home to some of the least-stressed students in the country.

It’s not just academics: Dougherty students boast outstanding mental health

Lauren Chen, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2022

Disclaimer: This is a work of satire It’s difficult being a high school student. Doctors have become increasingly alarmed by teenagers reporting symptoms of mental illness, and strategies to maintain...

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...

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...

Throughout the struggles and difficult experiences of life, please reach out to those who can support and care for you. Its okay to ask for help. You are not alone.

You are not alone: an open letter to the DVHS student body

Rachel Decker, Adviser December 17, 2020

Dear Wildcats, I want to preface this by saying that if I offend you in any way or seem disingenuous, I deeply apologize. Perhaps it’s selfish of me to want to write to you, but after recent events...

Seo Ye-ji plays author Ko Moon-young in K-drama “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay.

“It’s Okay to Not Be Okay” explores mental health issues

Claire Zhang, Features Editor October 9, 2020

K-drama “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay” is a story of healing — learning to deal with past traumas and mental health issues. The tvN show aired its last episode on Aug. 9, leaving viewers with tears...

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