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  • Teachers implement meditation in class
  • 9/11 survivor visits Cal
  • San Ramon celebrates 150th anniversary
  • ‘It’ satisfies but has the audience wanting more
Student sprayed by fire extinguisher improving

Student sprayed by fire extinguisher improving

John Symank, Staff Writer

A junior boy was back to school and doing better after being sprayed in the face with a fire extinguisher last Friday afternoon. The boy, who is not being named because he is the victim of a possible crime, said he was walking to his class on the second floor of the main building, when he saw the suspect take a fire extinguisher out of his backpack. The suspect, a sophomore boy, then began spraying the stairwell between the first and second floor near the event center. When the victim told...

October 4, 2017No Comments

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9/11 survivor visits Cal

9/11 survivor visits Cal

Ingrid Lam and Joanne Kim, Editors in Chief

On the 16th anniversary of 9/11, a speaker visited Cal High and shared her experiences surviving the 2001 terrorist attacks that remain one of the deadliest act of terrorism in history.  One of Cal’s student-run clubs, the Freedom Alliance, planned the public event on Sept. 11 in the school theater.  Freedom Alliance is a club aligned with Turning Point USA and Young Americans for Freedom, both nonprofit organizations for conservative youth. In addition to organizing the event,...

October 2, 2017No Comments

  • Bay Area white supremacy rallies stir controversy September 29, 2017
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Senior reflects about struggle with anxiety

Emma Hall, Managing Editor

My life is a lot more than just GPA, test scores, and my high school transcript.  That’s the valuable lesson  I learned by the end of my sophomore year.  I...

October 2, 2017No Comments

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Who would you pick for a roommate?

Conan Maron, Kiley Borba, John Symank, Mason, Staff Writers

Name: Conan Maron Position: Staff Writer Person: Jake Paul Every time I’ve tried to get a roommate in the past, they’ve been pretty bad. Every day they would...

October 11, 2017No Comments

A$AP Mob, Daniel Caesar, XXXTentacion – ‘17’ bring a variety of different sounds and style

Meshek Gomez, Staff Writer

A$AP Mob – “Cozy Tapes Vol. 2 : Too Cozy” A$AP Mob, the mainstream group that is led by A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, still touches into influences by A$AP Yams, droppe...

October 11, 2017No Comments

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Raiders, 49ers fans are hopeful

Raiders, 49ers fans are hopeful

Emilio Carrera, Staff Writer

  Nearly a month into the NFL season, fans of the Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers are quite hopeful about the direction their favorite teams are heading. After...

October 2, 2017No Comments

Fall teams striving for playoffs

Fall teams striving for playoffs

Alex Suehiro, Antonin Urban, Julia Tjan, Haia Haidari, Staff Writers

The Friday night lights have returned once again meaning only one thing: Football is back! The season kicked off on Aug. 25 at home against James Logan and the Grizzlies...

October 2, 2017No Comments

Competitive, stunt cheer teams officially become sports this year

Competitive, stunt cheer teams officially become sports this year

Anne Syed, Staff Writer

The long-running debate if cheerleading is really a sport has finally been decided. Cal High  has adopted  Assembly Bill 949, known as the California High Schools...

October 2, 2017No Comments

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The School Newspaper for California High School, San Ramon CA
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