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

Author intent is subject to change between stages of the publication process.

Non-consensual publication must weigh the author’s will over artistic value.

Sylvia Ho and Nayja Shah June 12, 2022

On the first day of junior year, my (Sylvia) AP Literature teacher, Justin Worley, broadcasted a poem by Emily Dickinson on the classroom projector and asked for volunteers to read it to the class. I was...

Many students grouped together outside with their backpacks on the ground or benches

Students and faculty adjust back to in-person school amid COVID-19 concerns

Allan Zhang and Mason Fang March 11, 2022

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and recent surge in Omicron cases, students and faculty at Dougherty Valley High School expressed mixed feelings about adjusting back to in-person school after winter break. With...

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, Managing Editor 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...

A four-day school week is a novel take on the traditional five-day week, and it can alleviate stress and come with a variety of other benefits.

The four-day school week: Giving a recipe for success

Akilesh Kale and Allan Zhang January 14, 2022

All over the world, the idea of the four-day workweek is quickly taking hold, and in the midst of a pandemic that has changed the way we go about our daily lives, workers have started to value more flexibility...

The DVHS dance team will have its highly anticipated showcase at the DVHS Performing Arts Center in November.

Dougherty’s dance team prepare for their first performance this season

Rhea Master and Rishvanth (Rishi) Ramesh November 11, 2021

Dougherty's dance team will perform its first showcase of the 2021-22 season at the DVHS Performing Arts Center on November 17th and 18th, preparing 12 unique dances for the showcase. Dance at Dougherty...

Anirudh Basu, senior and co - president of Science Alliance, introduces his club to potential members during in-person Club Day.

Clubs consider impacts of COVID during transition to in-person

Grace Yang, Ananya Pinnamaneni, and Olivia Phongsa October 7, 2021

COVID-19 has left many clubs unable to return to their pre-pandemic environment, but unintentionally, as clubs begin to resume their traditional activities, this turned out to be an advantage for some.  With...

All DVHS choirs sing together for their final number, Lifes a Happy Song.

DVHS Choir hosts the annual Pancake Breakfast

Udita Jonnala, PR Editor September 29, 2021

On a bright morning at Dougherty Valley High School on September 18,  the annual music booster Pancake Breakfast was welcoming families, friends and supporters of the music program. A festivity that had...

Students take their first tests in-person on paper after spending a year in online school.

Teachers adjust to in-person test-taking following online school

Anaisha Das, Assistant Web Manager September 29, 2021

As Dougherty Valley High School transitions from remote learning to in-person learning for the upcoming school year, students and teachers adjust to changes in conducting assessments. The differences...

The intersections of social media and homecoming ask culture have impacted the acceptable demonstration of teenage relationships.

The false nature of social media renders homecoming asks more complex than posters and flowers

Hannah Wang, News Editor September 26, 2021

The elusive homecoming proposal. The ultimate public declaration of love, or maybe just friendship in high school. I don’t know how many times I’ve walked down the halls mid-September to early October...

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

Yuxin (Ariel) Wang, Social Media Manager 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...

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