The Californian

2018 – Where silence meets spirit

2018 – Where silence meets spirit

Holden Curtis, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

The California High School class of 2018 is truly a remarkable group of young men and women.  Over the past four years our class has grown so much as people, all while building upon some amazing qualities we possess along the way. These qualities range from an obvious genius level intellect to ...

Students go international for school

Brittnay Jimena, Opinions Editor

May 31, 2018

As the school year comes to an end, several students have been accepted into prestigious colleges and honorable programs.  Recently, there has been a push toward studying abroad to create an immersive, unique experience that a student wouldn’t otherwise just gain from a campus in the United Stat...

Triebwasser, Breton and Cooper say farewell

Triebwasser, Breton and Cooper say farewell

Kiley Borba, Julia Tjan, and Neha Kaul

May 31, 2018

After teaching at Cal High for 42 years, math teacher Gary Triebwasser is finally hanging up his Hawaiian shirt. Known for his challenging Honor Pre-Calculus classes and Hawaiian shirts, Triebwasser is retiring as one of the longest tenured teachers in school and district history. Triebwasser a...

Free colleges in NY smell like socialism

Aaron Velasquez, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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....