EBAL looking to add two schools

EBAL looking to add two schools

Paige Zilinskas, Staff Writer
January 30, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The most competitive league in Northern California should get even tougher in two years when Dougherty Valley and Dublin are expected to join the EBAL. “There is about a 99 percent chance the realignment for EBAL will be approved,” said Cal High athletic director Arley Hill. The NCS committee... Read more »

Veteran inspired by visit

Veteran inspired by visit

Kaila Young, A&E Editor
January 30, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

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 »

Cal High alumnus’ singing career takes off

Cal High alumnus’ singing career takes off

Brenda Shanahan , Staff Writer
January 30, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

Tyler Stimpson is seeing stars. Hollywood stars. The 2013f Cal High graduate auditioned for “American Idol” late last year and recently appeared on the popular FOX television show. He couldn’t reveal all the details about his experience with the show due to not wanting to spoil what might... Read more »

Play Pro performs in February

Play Pro performs in February

Vaidya Keeran, Staff Writer
January 30, 2015
Filed under A&E, Showcase

Get hyped for February! Not for Valentine’s Day, but for the next biggest play to hit Cal High’s theaters: “Scenes from Multiplex.” The play is about an audience sitting in a theater waiting for a movie to start. It will be performed by the Play Production class Feb. 12-13. Senior Vincent... 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 »

Digital Paw Print Holiday Gift Guide: Deck the halls with cords and cables

Digital Paw Print Holiday Gift Guide: Deck the halls with cords and cables

Noah Thompson, Tech Columnist
December 18, 2014
Filed under A&E, Showcase

It’s that time of year again folks. Whether you’re searching for the perfect gift or a self-indulging splurge, the Digital Paw Print Holiday Gift Guide has a few ideas to get you started.   Note: All prices are the base price MSRP, and are subject to change.... Read more »

Are Ferguson protests solving racial problems?

Are Ferguson protests solving racial problems?

Austin Hille and Emily Mun
December 18, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

YES When there are protests within a nation, they’re usually a sign of unrest and a want for change. And by protests, I don’t mean stormy nights filled with townspeople carrying torches, pitchforks and other sharp gardening tools. Look back at the history of any repressed or minority group... Read more »

What’s the deal with white people?

What’s the deal with white people?

Arman Tafazzoli, Managing Editor
December 18, 2014
Filed under News Lite, Showcase

If you were to put a picture in your head of the cast of a movie taking place in ancient Egypt, the time of pyramids and pharaohs, what would the picture look like? Surely, there must be some color in that picture. After all, a majority of all Egyptians and North Africans are and have been brownish... Read more »

UC tuition to rise next year

UC tuition to rise next year

Wynne Zhang, Graphics Editor
December 18, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

University of California students have voiced their outrage with protests across the state since proposed tuition hikes were announced late last month. UC President Janet Napolitano introduced a plan for tuition increases over the next five years. Tuition and fees would increase up to 5 percent per... Read more »

Cal hockey team dominates

Cal hockey team dominates

Chandni Mistry and Kaila Young
December 18, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The only Bay Area team hotter than the Golden State Warriors these days is one from Cal High. The San Ramon Grizzlies, Cal High’s ice hockey club, earned its 18th consecutive win dating back two seasons by routing the Danville Wolves 14-4 on Dec. 6. A highlight of the game was the end of the... Read more »