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Free colleges in NY smell like socialism

Aaron Velasquez, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017


Filed under Senior Issue

The state of New York has decided to implement The Excelsior Scholarship, a government aid program aimed at making state and city colleges in New York tuition free. Anybody who is in high schools knows that a high school diploma is not what it used to be. For most students, higher education, ma...

Gao a world master at business

Gao a world master at business

Michelle Wang, Editor-in-chief

May 25, 2017


Filed under Senior Issue

“Three world-class universities. Three continents. Three degrees. One unparalleled experience.” This is the motto World Bachelor’s in Business (WBB) at University of Southern California, where senior Kristen Gao will be attending this fall to study Business Administration.  Through this...

Students take different paths to college

Christine Lee and Kallie Sedrel

May 25, 2017


Filed under Senior Issue

Seniors, there are only a few days of high school left. This means last memories of high school, a packed summer to make new memories and, most importantly, the inevitable journey ahead for each one of you.  One key event happening  shortly after graduation for the majority of students...

Cal says bye to Tussy, Wall

Kaitlyn Martin, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Senior Issue

Cal High has seen a lot of great staff members retire during the 2016-17 school year.  Teacher Kathy Tussy and counselor Eileen Wall are retiring next week, joining math teacher Fred Albano and college career counselor Harvalee Grimm, both of whom left earlier this year.  Combined, they...

Block schedule helps in college

Kimberlee Saxer, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Senior Issue

Most colleges offer incoming students the ability to pick and choose their classes and the days these classes take place. Theoretically, students create their own version of a block schedule. A block schedule, as we know, requires students to remember an odd and even schedule, A and B. While it...

An ode to senioritis

Sarah Chi, Opinions Editor

May 25, 2017


Filed under Senior Issue

From the era of Berger to Cranford  Many have dealt this notorious word: Senioritis Diagnosis - August 15, ’16 Epidemic in the Cal High regime Horrible lazy no-good teenagers  Ditch all night essays for all night ragers and pay one hundred bucks for ball tickets but...

Letter to underclassmen

Ashley Mosbacher, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Senior Issue

Dear underclassmen, It’s true what they say, high school will be and is the fastest four years of your life. It seems like just yesterday when I first stepped onto this crazy campus filled with what appeared to be fully grown men with beards. This sight was terrifying considering I was only 14....

Recap of year

Patrick Rettig, Editor-in-chief

May 25, 2017


Filed under Senior Issue

What a year it has been for the world, our country and especially our school. Cal continues to prove itself time and time again that there never is a dull moment here, for better or for worse.  Cal was a host to many series of events and as usual  it was a mixed bag of positive and negative....

Advice from former top editors

Josh Iversen, Managing Editor

May 25, 2017


Filed under Senior Issue

aduation and the excitement of an excellent summer, it’s hard to dismiss the anxiety and fear hidden within regarding what’s right around the corner – college. But rest assured, Class of 2017, you aren’t doing it alone. Many Grizzly alumni have been through it all before and have crucial advice...

What would you change about Cal?

Kat LeTran, Features Editor

May 25, 2017


Filed under Senior Issue

Although Cal High gets recognized for being ranked in the top 500 US high schools, there’s always room for improvement for these student-packed halls.  Seniors are counting the days to graduation, but as they look back on the four years they’ve roamed the campus, many wish to change an aspect...

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