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

A screengrab of a webpage with the headline labeled East Bay Educators. The page is displaying an article titled Questionable Employment History Troubles Local School Board Candidate. There is a stamp labeled false in red lettering that has been overlayed onto the webpage.

Aftereffects of a political smear campaign erode community’s trust months after election

Lauren Chen and Abby Kapur April 9, 2023

A targeted campaign attacking a candidate from last year’s SRVUSD Board of Trustees election has still had lasting effects in the local community, raising concerns about the role of disinformation in...

SRVUSD needs to protect their students rather than ignore them.

SRVUSD’s sexual abuse records infected with lies and misconduct.

Nishita Mukherjee, Managing Editor March 1, 2023

 In sixth grade, my favorite teacher was my math teacher. He was so sweet with me, I thought. He would make jokes, give me candy whenever I wanted and would listen to all of my middle school drama. But...

a graphic of a white sheet of paper that says AP EXAM with dollar bills surrounding the sheet

AP Exam Prices found unreasonable by DVHS students

Shreya Jagannathan and Shreyas Sambara January 19, 2023

Although AP exam prices from College Board have reportedly increased by $1 this year, SRVUSD prices have reportedly been the same for a few years. Regardless of prices remaining the same, many students...

Following lunch and brunch, leftover food is thrown into the nearest trash can, or even left on the floor, without a second thought.

Food waste distresses students and staff

Tvisha Grover and Visala Arunachalam December 15, 2022

Students at DVHS appear to be wasting large amounts of food, and some point the finger at dissatisfaction with low quality free lunches and a distaste for healthier options. The SRVUSD nutrition team is...

Throughout American history, Christianity has always been the dominating religion, and our school year calendar reflects that. However, as our country becomes more diverse, especially religiously, a Christian-centric yearly schedule harms students of other faiths.

‘Tis the season to be jolly (lest you celebrate Eid or Diwali)

Neetra Chakraborty, Art & Graphics Editor December 13, 2022

After a long, tiring first semester, winter break is all anyone seems to be able to talk about. Not only is the two and a half weeks off from school appealing, students are also looking forward to the...

Following the distribution of Chromebooks to all students, technology has started playing a bigger role in class activities.

Chromebooks: the effect of increased technology usage in classrooms

Mason Fang, Aditya Arora, and Mitali Mittal October 15, 2021

In fall 2021, SRVUSD’s “One to One Device Initiative” distributed Chromebooks to all students in the district in order to engage students in the creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration...

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...

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...

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