Controversy swirls during first week of Assassins game

Erin Fox, Managing Editor
February 6, 2015
Filed under News, Online Exclusive

It’s been only a few days since the annual game Assassins began for more than 200 Cal High seniors, but controversy is already swirling on campus with school administrators and in the game among its participants. Principal Sarah Wondolowski sent an email to parents on Thursday referring to the game... Read more »

Veteran inspired by visit

Veteran inspired by visit

Kaila Young, A&E Editor
January 30, 2015
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Vietnam War veteran Steven Burchik visited Cal High two years ago as a guest speaker with a small assortment of pictures and some stories to tell. But enthusiastic student interest inspired him to turn those pictures, along with many others, into a book. The book, “Compass and a Camera: A Year... Read more »

January Grizzly Growl

January 30, 2015
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Big Dawg is back

Big Dawg is back

Austin Hille, Editor in Chief
January 30, 2015
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It’s the first day of school. Everybody is in their bright new clothes walking energetically from class to class. Every corner is filled with sheepish freshmen having a nervous breakdowns because they can’t find the bathrooms. All of this is normal, but, something is missing, something that... Read more »

Cal senior to publish study on headers

Cal senior to publish study on headers

Joyce Ho, News Editor
January 30, 2015
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Publishing a scientific study is no easy feat.  Publishing a scientific study while in high school is even more remarkable. But that’s exactly what senior Radhika Balagopal is about to accomplish. After reading a study published in February 2014 by Dr. Anne Sereno, a professor of neurobiology... Read more »

Seven teachers awarded Edfund grants

Zoe Chan, Staff Writer
January 30, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Seven Cal High teachers were recently awarded San Ramon Valley Education Foundation (SRVEF) grants, potentially bringing in more than $30,000 in equipment for the school. Three of seven teachers were awarded the macro grant, which goes up to $7,500, while the other four received micro grants which... Read more »

RealCare babies teach teens life lessons

RealCare babies teach teens life lessons

Ashley Amor, Staff Writer
January 30, 2015
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Cal High tries to provide students with unique and interactive learning opportunities, and among these is the RealCare baby doll project in the Child Development class. The year-long class recently received a grant of $1,000 from EdFund to further improve the program. With this new funding, teacher... Read more »

Substitute a no-show, class left alone

Erin Fox, Managing Editor
December 18, 2014
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Class began normally on Dec. 5 for teacher Chris Doherty’s third period senior American Government class until students realized they had no teacher. After students said they were unsupervised for more than an hour, a female staff member learned the substitute who was scheduled to cover for Doherty... Read more »

Noises from the newsroom: December

December 18, 2014
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Yule time cheer

Yule time cheer

December 18, 2014
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