The School Newspaper for California High School, San Ramon CA

Mr. Cali is a big success

Lorela Cabral, Staff Writer
June 3, 2016
Filed under A&E

With 13 contestants, a new theme and many, many innuendoes, the annual Mr. Cali pageant came back to Cal High. Mr. Cali is a male beauty pageant for seniors, complete with a theme, talent portion, suit fashion show, Q&A, and  as two choreographed dances. SeniorAlexandria Kroeckel served as... Read more »

Choir, theater showcase a hit

Emma Hall, Staff Writer
June 3, 2016
Filed under A&E

Friday the 13th is a day that is infamous for being unlucky,.But, Cal High’s theater and choir showcase proved this stereotype to be false. With a wide variety of monologues, scenes, and musical numbers, the May 13 showcase satisfied its audience. Opening up the show was the musical number “A... Read more »

Summer blockbusters take on the silverscreen

Summer blockbusters take on the silverscreen

Tristen Singer, Staff Writer
June 3, 2016
Filed under A&E, Showcase

With summer right around the corner, movie companies are gearing up for the biggest and best movies of the year. These movies that should be at the top of anyone’s list to see this summer, regardless of preferred genre. “Suicide Squad” (August 5) Let’s start it off with the obvious one. E... Read more »

Tune in to this ultimate summer playlist

Tune in to this ultimate summer playlist

Neha Kaul, Staff Writer
June 3, 2016
Filed under A&E

The ultimate playlist is essential for any great summer vacation. It’s this music that we will be jamming to in the car while coming home from the beach with friends. These are the songs that we will hear during parties, or while working on our tan. They get us in the mood for the season where we... Read more »

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a blockbuster!

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a blockbuster!

Chiara Ty and MacKenzie Brown
April 29, 2016
Filed under A&E

Next four years bring exciting superhero films Chiara Ty From toddlers to twenties, Marvel to DC, everyone loves a good superhero movie. With powers ranging from flight and super speed, to telekinesis and the strength to defeat enemies in a single punch, it’s no surprise that superheroes have t... Read more »

Action-packed ‘Hardcore Henry’ lacks a plot

Action-packed ‘Hardcore Henry’ lacks a plot

Neha Kaul, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under A&E

Director, writer and producer Ilya Naishuller had a “call of duty” to make his video-game -like debut film, “Hardcore Henry,” one of the first feature films where the hero is portrayed in first person. Unfortunately, the film is even worse than this pun, particularly due to its lack of ... Read more »

3-D Art class channels students’ creativity

3-D Art class channels students’ creativity

Saif Khan, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
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Cal High’s 3-D Art class turns imagination and expression into tangible masterpieces. The architect behind this outstanding program is first-year art teacher Leanne Tangney. Tangney comes from a family of artists and musicians with her great-grandfather, who was a California landscape painter... Read more »

Cal drumline hosts, wins NorCal championship

Cal drumline hosts, wins NorCal championship

Chiara Ty, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under A&E

It’s 8 a.m. on a weekend, yet the campus is already filled with students from a variety of schools. Colorful flags spin in the air and giant xylophones on wheels are pushed around by middle and high school students in vibrant uniforms. The sound of drums echoes beyond the school as students rehearse... Read more »

Digital Paw Print

Noah Thompson, A&E Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under A&E

One of Apple’s biggest announcements last month was actually one of its smallest. On March 22, the consumer electronics giant announced its most petite iPhone yet: the iPhone SE. The iPhone SE packs a 4-inch Retina Display with a pixel density equivalent to that of the iPhone 6S (326 ppi, or... Read more »

‘Romeo & Juliet’ gets a unique twist

‘Romeo & Juliet’ gets a unique twist

Emma Hall, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under A&E

Cal High’s almighty theatrical combo, Play Production and Theatre 3, performs their final show tonight of William Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers, “Romeo and Juliet.” But there are a handful of twists director Laura Woods has up her sleeve for this adaption, which is at 7... Read more »

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