The Californian

Board makes right call by postponing hybrid learning

Staff Editorial December 16, 2020

Like thousands of San Ramon Valley Unified School District community members, The Californian’s editorial board has been asking the question: Why are we going back to school? Luckily for our safety...

Many school events have gone dark for this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

What losing in-class school has been like for students 

All grade levels have been affected by remote learning this year
Gaby Jimenez, Staff Writer December 16, 2020

Do you remember waking up in the morning and dragging your feet to get ready for school?  What about meeting up with your friends in the hallways, listening to teachers’ long lectures, eating...

A group of SRVUSD parents and students sat outside of the district office on June 23 to protest.

San Ramon community protests SRVUSD spending and issues with remote learning

Nick Harvey, Opinon Editor June 27, 2020

San Ramon Unified School District parents organized a sit-in protest on Tuesday in front of the district office before the Board of Education meeting to show both their opposition to management raises...

District board supports students returning to campus full time in the fall

District board supports students returning to campus full time in the fall

A final decision is expected by mid-July
Christine Oh , Co Editor-in-Chief June 24, 2020

Students in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District will return to campus full-time in August if the school board has its way. The district’s Board of Education said it unanimously supports having...

During quarantine, many people have been turning to their pets for entertainment and comfort.

Pet adoptions have increased during shelter-in-place

Wyatt Golla , Staff Writer June 8, 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, something interesting has happened: animal adoption rates have increased.  This adoption boom isn’t just happening in one or two states. In nearly every state,...

Due to the cancellation of school for the rest of the semester, spring sports have been stopped mid way into the season.

Spring sports seasons cancelled due to coronavirus

Seniors miss out on final season, but underclassmen keep training to prepare for next year
Sabrina Contreras, Co Managing Editor May 24, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic swept through the United States in March, professional, collegiate, high school and youth sports were canceled, devastating many athletes.   This includes many...

The Tri-Valley is home to many outdoor trails used by equestrians, pedestrians, and cyclists, such as the Pleasanton Ridge Trail.

People are turning to outdoor activities during quarantine

Ananya Nag, News Editor May 24, 2020

With the shelter-in-place order set indefinitely, people are resorting to outdoor activities to keep themselves busy and active. In an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, gyms, malls,...

Yard signs decorate the homes of many seniors, thanks to Cal High Parents through the PTSA.

Seniors lose out on graduation ceremony, and so much more

School adds a memory drive to help celebrate Class of 2020
Avni Kalur, Staff Writer May 22, 2020

Across the top of the Cal High website lies a red stripe stating that class is canceled for the remainder of the 2019-2020 year.  For freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, this means missing out on...

Many late March and April birthdays were held in cul-de-sacs as guests would arrive in cars to honk at the birthday person.

San Ramon community spreads positivity amid the pandemic

People get creative when trying to lift others' spirits
Emmy Burrus, Co Editor-in-Chief May 22, 2020

Since March 17, counties across the Bay Area have been on a strict shelter-in-place order to combat the coronavirus pandemic.  Despite being stuck indoors for the most part, people have still been...

Marta Albertoni from Italy and Vilma Nilson from Sweden (pictured left to right) had to be sent back home after school closed on March 13.

Exchange students’ year is cut short at Cal

After district closes schools, three students return home to Europe
Christine Oh, Co Editor-in-Chief May 22, 2020

When the San Ramon Valley Unified School District made the decision to temporarily close all schools on March 13, students prepared to stay inside, do schoolwork online, and stay safe from the coronavirus...

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