The Expedition

The student news website of Del Valle High School.

The student news website of Del Valle High School.

The Expedition

The student news website of Del Valle High School.

The Expedition

Band performs before the game and practices  for competition.
Band’s marching season wraps up
Maya Rivera, Head Editor • December 22, 2022

  Band members have put away their instruments and uniforms. The marching competitions are over too. Band competes to qualify for state every other year, and though...

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Counselor handing Marbella her schedule.
Over 500 schedule changes cause delays
Melanie Hernandez , Reporter • December 15, 2022

Students' schedules needed a lot of adjustments challenging counselors to make corrections in a timely manner. Every year schedule changes are made at the beginning of...

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New Meerkat ID trial  at school.
Same lanyards, different IDs
Melanie Hernandez , Reporter • December 15, 2022

IDs have now trackers. And IDs are mandatory. Students, staff and faculty were issued the new IDs early in the year. Students noticed the new look. The trackers are meant...

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Drama Club students rehearse while the theater is under construction.
"Mamma Mia" meets challenges in different venue
Moses Corralejo, Reporter • December 15, 2022

The stage is set but not fully due to many challenges. The musical cast must perform under a different spotlight and it's definitely not the usual spotlight. Theater Club...

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Flags members Olivia Ryback and Conquerette officer Evelyn Amaya perform at halftime.
Organizations face changes
Helio Leza, Reporter • December 15, 2022

Law and Fire Tech, Flags and Conquerettes are all dealing with change. And a new organization, eSports, was added to the campus club selection. “Flags and Conquerettes...

Senior Iris Suarez.
Nails make big statement
October 21, 2022

Sharp, pointy nails are a trending accessory. Acrylic nails weren’t created with the idea that they’d be used as fashion accessories. In 1954 Dentist Frederick Slack...

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Swimming competition starts.
Diving into the season
Melanie Hernandez , Reporter • December 22, 2022

Swimming had a successful first semester.  “The season was fantastic and some of our swimmers even...

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Varsity football player Elijah Molina celebrates a touchdown, Sept. 16.
Big Bad Blue sets on conquering season
Helio Leza, Reporter • December 22, 2022

It's football season and the players are amped for games. The season started August 27, against Burges...

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Decorated with an out-of-order sign, the elevator remained out of function for three weeks.
Out-of-order poses accessibility issues
Lindsay Estrada, Reporter • April 28, 2022

Two weeks prior to the spring intersession, Feb. 18, the elevator on the east hallway was designated as out of order. The other two elevators remained in service, allowing...

Mens bathrooms messy, messy, messy
Mens bathrooms messy, messy, messy
Nicholas Barrios, Reporter • April 22, 2022

The men’s bathrooms are getting worse. Soap and paper towel dispensers are broken off the wall or go empty for days or even weeks. The floors are sticky with trash and dirt,...

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever premiered Nov. 11, making $181 million in its opening weekend.
Wakanda Forever: Legacy of the Black Panther
Azael A. Gomez, Reporter • December 22, 2022

Black Panther became a cultural phenomenon after premiering in theaters in 2018 and has a vast history in comic books dating to 1966.  Black Panther first made his appearance...

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