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The holy month Ramadan  is celebrated by over 1.6 billion muslims every year

What is Ramadan?

Shereen Ahmed, Aria Khalique, and Aatif Ahmed May 10, 2021

On April 13, the month of Ramadan began for Muslims around the world. The month is of great religious significance in Islam and is observed through Muslims fasting (abstaining from food and drink) for...

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, Journey Manager 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....

Despite the confusion of CAASPP testing, SRVUSD officials have thought of a more convenient alternatives in the era of COVID-19.

SRVUSD faces confusion over CAASPP testing during COVID-19: Here’s what we know

Mahika Arya and Shruthi Narayanan April 16, 2021

With most students currently enrolled in online school, questions about the administration of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) this year have been rising. The answer...

School librarian, Allison Hussenet, looks through books ready for curbside pickup as part of the library's ongoing efforts to keep remote learners reading.

Online learning heightens learning gaps across the school district

Sneha Cheenath, Managing Editor April 1, 2021

The SRVUSD Board of Education presented evidence of significant learning loss among students on Jan. 12, an issue that school staff are now working to solve. Compared to the first semester of the 2019-2020...

The state legislature passes laws about a variety of topics, including education, financing and public health.

A comprehensive guide to the California State Legislature

Sneha Cheenath, Managing Editor March 26, 2021

The California State Legislature is a governing body made up of two chambers: the Senate and the Assembly. The Assembly is the lower chamber, meaning that assembly members generally have fewer constituents.  The...

Numerous obstacles prevent California's distribution from being effective and efficient

Obstacles to California’s vaccine rollout prevent a speedy recovery

Owen Spargo and Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath March 23, 2021

Despite claims from Gov. Gavin Newsom that all Californians will have a vaccine by April 28, numerous obstacles are preventing this projection from becoming a possibility. A vaccine tracker by the Los...

A series of COVID-19 cases at Del Amigo High School, an alternative school in San Ramon, revealed unclear communication and a lack of understanding about how to protect special education students’ COVID-19 related needs within SRVUSD.

Confusion surrounding Del Amigo COVID-19 cases expose lack of transparency to keep students with special needs and school staff healthy

Shortly after Del Amigo High School, an alternative school within the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD), reopened on Nov. 17, 2020, a COVID-19 outbreak occurred within the special education...

Two San Ramon FC players attempt to score a goal during a team shooting drill.

Local youth soccer clubs keep the ball rolling amidst COVID-19 safety regulations

Jade Wang and Soham Kinhikar March 13, 2021

Some players disclosed sensitive information about their clubs in this article under the condition of anonymity; pseudonyms are indicated with ‘*’. On March 11, 2020, Italian soccer club Juventus’...

The movie Bias discusses the inevitability of human bias and how it can be identified and addressed

Bias movie screening and panel starts conversations

Sneha Cheenath, Managing Editor March 12, 2021

On Feb. 4, Dougherty Valley and California High School PTSAs collaborated on a movie screening of “Bias” and a subsequent panel about the issues.  The movie explained how bias pervades every interaction...

DVHS and Cal High PTSA hold a screening of the movie “Bias”

Aria Khalique, Multimedia Editor February 14, 2021

On February 4 Dougherty Valley and Cal High PTSA held a screening of the movie “Bias” followed by a panel of students and staff to discuss and increase awareness of implicit bias. Video by Aria...

A gloved hand holds a dosage of COVID-19 vaccine and a syringe needle with a green checkmark to the left of the hand.

Three people who want the COVID-19 vaccine voice their opinions

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

On Dec. 11, 2020, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of the COVID-19 vaccine. Since then, it has been a topic that many people have talked about, with some people voicing their opinions....

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