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Schoology knocked Schoolloop out of Cal High and the rest of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District to become the champion of grading platforms. Unfortunately, many students find it confusing and difficult to navigate.

What’s the problem with Schoology? Where do we start?

New district grading platform is confusing mess for students to navigate
Gaby Jimenez, Staff Writer September 3, 2021

At first glance, Schoology looks like an average school communication tool. Students have access to grades, assignments, and additional class information like any other website a high school student logs...

The San Ramon Valley Unified School Districts report card, while definitely improving from the first semester, is a mixed bag this year.

Our 2020-21 report card for the Board of Education

Staff Editorial May 28, 2021

Unsigned staff editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the editorial board. The Californian published an editorial in December outlining our seven-item wishlist for the San Ramon Valley Unified...

Staff writer Ridhi Goyal argues that the San Ramon Valley Unified School District should mandate that students and staff received the COVID-19 vaccine before they return to campus in August.

Why the district should mandate the COVID-19 vaccine

Ridhi Goyal, Staff Writer May 28, 2021

Opinion columns reflect the view of the staff writer. After more than a year of life in a global pandemic, the beginning of the national COVID-19 vaccine rollout has signaled the “new normal” that...

History months like the one celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islanders this month could be more valuable if they were universally celebrated and if people took the time to learn about marginalized cultures in America.

History months don’t do enough to impact our lives

Andrew Ma, Staff Writer May 28, 2021

Opinion columns reflect the view of the staff writer. As May’s Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month comes to a close, there’s no better time to reflect on the many ways the month has transformed...

Bay Area needs to do a better job battling homelessness

Santa Rosa in Sonoma County offers a blueprint for others to follow
Gaby Jimenez, Staff Writer May 28, 2021

Opinion columns reflect the view of the staff writer. Homelessness is an issue that we in the Bay Area have become all too familiar with, from seeing a homeless person laying on a park bench to marveling...

Local jurisdictions need to act to prevent police brutality

Staff Editorial May 12, 2021

Unsigned staff editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the editorial board. Derek Chauvin was found guilty on April 20 for the murder of George Floyd. While Chauvin being put behind bars is...

They dont call the college admissions process a crapshoot for nothing.

April Issue editorial cartoon

Jay Warren, Artist April 28, 2021

Is Dr. Seuss a victim of cancel culture?

Asiyah Ally, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Opinion columns reflect the view of the staff writer. “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish”. “Green Eggs And Ham”. “The Cat In The Hat”. These are all cherished children's books that...

Is hybrid school really worth it?

Is hybrid school really worth it?

Senior staff writer Shannah Saul, who is back on campus, says it definitely is
Shannah Saul, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Opinion columns reflect the view of the staff writer. The last few weeks have been a whirlwind, to say the least. On March 17, a year and a day after Cal High shut down because of COVID-19, I went...

EDITORIAL: More housing in San Ramon a necessary evil

Staff Editorial April 28, 2021

Unsigned staff editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the editorial board. If you’ve heard discussions about turning golf courses into homes, or seen concerned citizens handing out flyers...

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