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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...

Students return to campus for in-person learning

COVID-19 cases emerge in SRVUSD schools amid in-person learning

Ariel Wang, Social Media Editor August 13, 2021

As of Friday, Aug. 13, San Ramon Valley Unified District (SRVUSD) reported a total of seven COVID cases within four schools, with three positive cases from Vista Grande Elementary School, two cases from...

Even with the lesser amount of APs and honors classes, freshmen still experience self disappointment.

Self disappointment plants a never-ending cycle in freshmen’s minds

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer June 3, 2021

Ranting to my friend on FaceTime about a math test, I talked about how bad I did, expressing how stressed I was for doing so poorly. Attempting to make me feel better, my friend jokingly asked, “When...

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....

DVHS students voice their experiences with safety protocol during the PSAT

Jade Wang and Aria Khalique April 26, 2021

On Tuesday, Jan 26th, SRVUSD administered the PSAT (Preliminary SAT) for high school juniors with numerous safety precautions as a result of COVID-19. Students had varied experiences and opinions about...

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 librarys ongoing efforts to keep remote learners reading.

Online learning heightens learning gaps across the school district

Sneha Cheenath, Editor in Chief 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...

RECAP: PTSA Stories Build Bridges Speaker Series #2

Aria Khalique, Shereen Ahmed, and Thyra Beckley March 24, 2021

On March 23, the SRVUSD high school PTSA held their second event of their Stories Build Bridges Speaker Series with playwright and social justice activist, Irma Herrera performing pieces of her new one-woman...

Due to COVID-19, SAT testing sites have been forced to cancel tens of thousands of tests, sparking discussions about the future of standardized tests in the college admissions process.

SAT cancellations raise questions about the future of standardized testing

Aditya Arora and Mason Fang January 20, 2021

Update: The College Board announced on Jan. 19 that it will no longer be offering the SAT subject tests or optional essays in order to “simplify demands on students.”   After the COVID-19...

Citing the coronavirus pandemic, College Board has announced the end of their subject tests and optional SAT essay

College Board has ended its subject tests and optional SAT essay: What does this mean?

Mahika Arya, Web Editor in Chief January 19, 2021

College Board announced on Jan. 19 that it will no longer be offering the SAT subject tests or optional essays in order to "simplify demands on students." The AP, or Advanced Placement, program has...

SRVUSD has released a new hybrid plan to start next semester in conjunction with virtual learning.

SRVUSD: Hybrid learning set to begin in January

Note: As of Nov. 17, Contra Costa has moved to the purple tier in regards to COVID cases. However, per an SRVUSD press release dated Nov. 16, “SRVUSD’s plan to reopen schools is not being impacted”...

Teen night owls live in a society that constantly demands them to be early birds.

Night owls deserve to be understood — not shamed

Jade Wang and Owen Spargo December 1, 2020

Many would say that COVID-19 is the only major public health crisis that anyone has experienced at our age. But that assumption is not necessarily correct. For years, we have been (and still are simultaneously)...

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