The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

Lenard Matthews wishes the school community was informed after he was called the n-word by a student.
PE teacher called racial slur by student
Mansi Swaminathan, Features Editor • May 7, 2024

Cal High PE teacher Lenard Matthews said he was verbally attacked by a student who used racial slurs, including...

San Ramon Valley High School senior Jake Sellar uses an angle grinder on a piece of steel while working in the schools auto shop class. Cal High had a similar class until 2006.
Most district auto shop classes are out of gas
Gabrielle Huie and Sabrina Jackson Kimball May 7, 2024

Cal High’s former auto shop class gave students the skills to earn jobs straight out of high school. That was until it was discontinued in...

Banning Lyon holds his new book,  “The Chair and The Valley,” which is about his experiences with  PTSD. He is English teacher Regina Lyons husband.
iQuest students help teacher’s husband publish book about PTSD
Suhas Chalasani and Zak Syed May 7, 2024

The journey of Cal High English teacher Regina Lyon’s husband through a psychiatric facility scandal called “The Chair and The Valley,”...

Above, sophomore Jadyn-Taylor Vo tries to balance with the help of her teammates as Cal High’s stunt team preforms at a school rally on April 26. The team won its second straight NCS title on April 27 by beating Liberty High 18-11.
Stunt repeats as NCS champs
Riya Reddy, Staff Writer • May 7, 2024

For years, Cal High’s stunt team has been known for their reputation of constantly striving to be the...

A’s should not move to Sacramento
Landon Olberg, Staff Writer • May 7, 2024

The Oakland A’s have been a historic baseball franchise for decades. But that history apparently doesn’t mean anything. A’s owner John...

Cal High junior Hritvik Hooda gets ready to return a shot during a match. Cal won its second straight EBAL title.
Grizzlies’ tennis achieves perfection
Carson Pfotenhauer, Sports Editor • May 7, 2024

The Cal High men’s tennis team keeps making history. After winning their first league title in school history last year, the Grizzlies backed...

Meet the Staff
Andrew Ma
Andrew Ma

Senior Andrew Ma is Editor-in-Chief of The Californian Paper. Now that he is officially geriatric after writing for the paper since freshman year, he is eager to experiment with new forms of media, suggest...

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The Californian's 2023 Senior Issue. Access our print issues under the Print tab on the top menu.