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


These summer flicks should be worth watching

Alyssa Reyrao, Staff Writer May 31, 2024

Summertime is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to lay back, relax, grab some snacks and watch a fresh, newly released movie. These are some of the most anticipated movies coming this...

The famous promotional poster of the 1975 classic Jaws shows the killer great white shark that terrorized a Massachusetts beach town one summer. The Steven Spielberg film helped put him on the map as a director.

These movies are perfect for summer viewing

Kk DeMello, Staff Writer May 31, 2024

With summer in sight, this means there are only two places that will not be hotter than the Sahara desert: the pool, and the movie theater.  Nowhere else captures that summer feeling quite like the...

Shea Daly, top left, Maverick Smith, middle, and Bella Kelleter, right, surround Tyler Hurley as he dies. Hurley dramatically throws up red ribbons to represent blood.

‘Play That Goes Wrong’ gets it right

Saya Kubo, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

Usually theater performers want their production to go as smoothly as possible. But this wasn’t the case for Cal High’s “The Play That Goes Wrong”, a chaotic comedy where literally everything...

San Francisco Shakespeare Festival actors perform Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” for Cal English and drama students.

Thespians bring Shakespeare to Cal

Caleb Yi, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

Cal High had a special performance by the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, showcasing one of Shakespeare’s comedies, “As You Like It”. The play was available for second and fourth period English...

“Skater Zombies: The Villan” showcases a post-apocalyptic world ruled by undead skaters.

This spring brings scares

Shivani Phadnis, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

Ah, spring. Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and studios are releasing every horror movie in their arsenal. It’s almost bizarre how many horror movies come out in spring. It’s not like March...

Domain Expansion: Malevolent Diss

Big three has big beef

Ben Barba Zuniga, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

With a single verse on the track “Like That”, Pulitzer Prize winning rapper Kendrick Lamar has shaken up the rap game. Lamar, one of the most influential and acclaimed rappers of his time, has often...

Seniors Madison Mittone, left, and Sachit Ganotra, acting as Bruno Mars, perform “Billionare” during the competition.

Lip Sync brings people together

Melissa Nguyen and Sherlyn Hernandez March 28, 2024

Cal High’s annual Lip Sync has done it again, pitting all four grade levels against each other in a thrilling competition for the most captivating performance. Each year leadership hosts Lip Sync and...

Cals Chalkaa team practices their routine to prepare for showcasing a variety of traditional and creative dances to honor their culture.

Chalkaa makes their competition debut

Alyssa Reyrao, Staff Writer March 28, 2024

Cal High’s Chalkaa Indian Bollywood Fusion dance team has been spreading their culture and love for dance together through numerous performances for many years. Usually Chalkaa performs in audition-based...

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