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The Californian

  • AP tests see a price hike this year
  • Student interviews Justice Ginsberg
  • Little Rock Nine member speaks to district
  • School eliminates Adv. English 9, World Geo
  • Bay Books set to close in April
Opening the door to children’s theater

Opening the door to children’s theater

Jenna Baner, Staff Writer

The audience of children’s theater is a tougher crowd than one might think. Well, that is if the children are in fourth grade. Kindergarteners will laugh at mostly anything. The Cal High drama department puts on at least one children’s play every year. As a member of Theater 2 last year and Theater 3 this year, I’ve had the pleasure of participating in two of them, including the most recent one earlier this month. Last year, my Theater 2 class performed “The Fabulous Fable Factory” by Joseph ...

March 31, 2017No Comments

  • Cal High’s ‘Baby with the Bathwater’ succeeds. February 22, 2017
  • Staff speaks out about our government in action February 17, 2017
  • The red carpet rolls out for these upcoming movies February 15, 2017

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AP tests see a price hike this year

AP tests see a price hike this year

Julia Tjan, Staff Writer

Everyone knows what time of the year it is when the 5 Steps to a 5, Princeton Review, and Crash Course books come out. That’s right, it’s AP test time.  The pressure not only to pass but to get a 5 starts to emanate not only from parents with high expectations but from the students themselves.  The whole process is overwhelming enough without the added pressure of the expensive test prices. But this year the pressure to perform well is higher than ever as the cost has increased,...

March 29, 2017No Comments

  • Student interviews Justice Ginsberg March 29, 2017
  • Little Rock Nine member speaks to district March 29, 2017
  • School eliminates Adv. English 9, World Geo March 29, 2017

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Nintendo goes mobile

Kallie Sedrel, Staff Writer

Smartphones have taken over our lives in terms of communicating with peers and sharing our lives with strangers. Since the widened availability of all kinds of technology,...

March 29, 2017No Comments

Nintendo is switching up gaming

Nintendo is switching up gaming

Brandon Victarino, Staff Writer

The year 2017 has kicked off and Nintendo is switching it up again with their release of their latest console, the Nintendo Switch. The bulky gamepad of the Wii U has changed...

March 29, 2017No Comments

  • E-sports popularity on the rise March 29, 2017
  • Movie industry needs to start diversifying March 29, 2017
  • Chocolate craze in San Francisco March 29, 2017

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Sky is the limit for junior runner

Sky is the limit for junior runner

Haya Haidari, Staff Writer

Junior Alyssa Brewer has a fast future in front of her. Brewer has been running since seventh grade and hasn’t stopped since.  And she has high expectations going...

March 29, 2017No Comments

Grizzlies wrap successful winter season

Grizzlies wrap successful winter season

Brendan Ogburn, Lauren Cambra, and Rhea Saini

The women’s basketball team enjoyed one of its greatest seasons in program history, finishing as the No. 2 team in the EBAL with a record of 22-8, and winning an NCS playoff...

March 29, 2017No Comments

Recent Sports Stories

Don’t mess with Miss Manning

Don’t mess with Miss Manning

March 29, 2017

Sports field represents a piece of Cal High history

Sports field represents a piece of Cal High history

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Freshmen trio starring for varsity

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The School Newspaper for California High School, San Ramon CA
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