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Grizzly athletes leave the den

Grizzly athletes leave the den

Ben Rettig and Cameron McKeon, Sports Writers

May 29, 2019

Cal High has 17 student-athletes who distinguished themselves to such an extent these past four years that they’ll be playing their respective sports next year at the collegiate level. Daniella Hawkins After distinguishing herself as one of the top swimmers in the state, Daniella Hawkins will b...

Our education system breeds ignorance

Our education system breeds ignorance

Sam Campopiano, Managing Editor

May 29, 2019

The days of education and the formation of a well-rounded individual are long gone and have been replaced by a formal schooling factory model of education.   A well rounded individual who received an education is well versed in literature, history, philosophy, mathematics, the laws of nature, and the w...

Some students choose military after graduation

Some students choose military after graduation

Luca Dickten, Opinions Editor

May 29, 2019

With the school year drawing to a close, the majority of seniors look forward to joining thousands of other bright-eyed freshmen at our nation’s countless universities.  But some seniors feel a duty to join a much more exclusive group. Less than one percent of the entire population of th...

Colleges place too much importance on SAT scores

Maddy Klessel, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Colleges need to start looking beyond a one-time standardized test taken within four hours to determine who gets accepted to their schools. The SAT and ACT are over analyzed by colleges in order to make a life altering decision for potential students.  The SAT contains reading, writing, and two mat...

2018 College List

2018 College List

May 31, 2018

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20 athletes from the class of ’18

20 athletes from the class of ’18

Haia Haidari, Sports Editor

May 31, 2018

For the past few years Cal High women’s sports have been taking over the scene with NCS wins and battles at state. This trend continued with 16 females signing to play collegiate sports at prestigious schools.  Women’s soccer dominated the game with six players going across the country to pu...

Rettig returns with sage advice

Patrick Rettig, Former Editor inChief

May 31, 2018

Congratulations to the Class of 2018! You all have just completed a long series of lasts and are about to embark on a new exciting series of firsts.  Some of these firsts will be hard and some will fun. But all of them will make you better and should remind you how you are exactly where you n...

Students ready to serve their country

Students ready to serve their country

Kevin Sablynski, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

As we all choose take a step into the real world coming out of high school, there are many valiant seniors deciding to enlist in the military to serve our country.  Whether it be the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force or Coast Guard, these students are motivated to take on the coming challe...

Senior Worsts for the Class of 2018

Matt Martinez, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

Seeing as it is the end of the year, it seems fitting that we shine a spotlight on certain members of Cal High’s class of 2018 and their “accomplishments.”  The senior best list is pretty overdone, so I’ve decided to do something a bit different to highlight certain outstanding students....

A letter to underclassmen

A letter to underclassmen

Julia Tjan, News Editor

May 31, 2018

Over the last few years, I’ve come to understand that your high school experience is what you will it to be.  Maybe you want to look back in 20 years and reflect fondly upon this time, or maybe you think of it as nothing more than a means to an end.  In my opinion, high school shouldn’t...

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