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DVHS senior class officers host prom amidst setbacks by the COVID-19 pandemic

Olivia Phongsa, Jennifer Sheng, and Grace Zhao June 3, 2021

The DVHS senior class officers held the Mask-querade Prom on campus on May 14, the culmination of a planning process brokered by the COVID-19 pandemic. A typical DVHS prom takes place at the California...

Students sit in the quad as they watch the homecoming rally on May 7th

Freshmen experience their first in-person high school Homecoming Rally

Leanne Park, Staff Writer May 31, 2021

On May 7th, 2021, during 8 to 10 p.m., Dougherty Valley High School students attended an in-person homecoming rally with the theme of  “Willie Goes Remote.” Fifty students in each grade attended,...

The city council met on March 23 to approve a general plan progress report which outlines the progress the city has made on its goals.

San Ramon General Plan update outlines the future of the city

Sneha Cheenath, Managing Editor May 28, 2021

The San Ramon City Council approved the annual general plan progress report on March 23, which largely showed that the city has made steady progress on its goals.  The general plan is a comprehensive...

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’...

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