The Californian

Cal students to take on part-time jobs

Cal students to take on part-time jobs

Ashley Aguado, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016


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With summer rapidly approaching, there is only so much time to plan a family vacation or to figure out summer jobs. Then again, for students who are “one of those types of people”, the only trip they’ll be making is to the fridge and back. For some people, summer is definitely a time to relax...

Making the most of a shorter summer

Making the most of a shorter summer

Karina Myrenget, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016


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With summer just around the corner, most students are already making plans. In summer, the average person carries less responsibility, giving them the freedom to do what they please without the restriction of school. This summer happens to be shorter than in the past because of the district’s...

Violence at political rallies is not justified

Staff Editorial, Staff Editors

April 29, 2016


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Violence has become commonplace at political rallies during this current presidential race. Clashes between protesters and attendants forced an early end to a Donald Trump rally in Chicago in March 2016. Demonstrators were seen wearing “Vote for Trump, you get jumped” T-shirts and flying communist...

School club promotes diversity

School club promotes diversity

Linda Wang, Features Editor

April 29, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Among the wide variety of clubs at Cal High, the culture club distinctively sets itself apart from the rest. Led by junior Kathley Letran, the Culture Club shares and informs students about the diverse cultures within Cal High and around the world. “The purpose of our culture club is to educate...

Multicultural fair showcases ethnicities

Multicultural fair showcases ethnicities

Lorela Cabral and Jasmine Wu

April 29, 2016


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For the past four years, Cal High has celebrated the Multicultural Faire with its students through a variety of cultural-based clubs to bring awareness to the cultures present on the school’s campus. Cal is considered the most culturally diverse high school in the San Ramon Valley School District...

Teachers embrace more than country’s language

Teachers embrace more than country’s language

Ashley Aguado, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016


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Learning a completely new language can be extremely difficult and daunting for many students. But at Cal High, foreign language teachers do more than just teach students Spanish, French, and Chinese. The foreign language teachers on campus also showcase the cultures of the countries that speak...

Program helps all students achieve

Program helps all students achieve

Ashley Aguado and Karina Myrenget

March 15, 2016


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Cal High is full of many amazing programs, but the special education classroom in the Support Services Department is one that often flies under the radar. When most students think of programs offered on campus, they connect it with various sports, clubs, and academic activities. They often overlook...

TAs prepare for career in special education

Ashley Amor and Adam Poklemba

March 15, 2016


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For most student TAs, their job consists of grading papers, running errands, putting grades in the gradebook, and perhaps completing their homework that’s due later in the day. But TAs for the special needs class have an entirely different set of responsibilities. Although it takes a bit more...

Experiencing a day with special ed students

Experiencing a day with special ed students

Patrick Rettig, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Cal High has more than 2,500 students and enrollment numbers are projected to grow in the coming years. At The Californian we try to highlight the talents and skills of our entire student body. Unfortunately, groups of students can sometimes be forgotten. One of Cal’s least recognized programs is Spe...

Attractions fire up football spirit

Attractions fire up football spirit

Taylor Singer, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Features

This year’s Super Bowl 50 marks the return of the wildly popular sporting event to the Bay Area, ending a drought that has lasted since 1985. As a result, a wide variety of events have been planned from San Jose to San Francisco to celebrate the NFL’s 50th big game. Fans will have a lot to...

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