The Californian

Recap of year

Patrick Rettig, Editor-in-chief

May 25, 2017

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

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

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...

How seniors are spending their last summer

Marley Fernandez, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017

Yearbooks will be signed and caps will be thrown. The class of 2017 will come together for one last hurrah at graduation before they go their separate ways for summer.  With high school officially over, each student has more free time to enjoy the wonders of San Ramon. Who wouldn’t want...

Athletes take careers to next level

Athletes take careers to next level

Brendan Ogburn, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017

A total of 29 seniors are committed to take their athletic careers to the next level and play a sport in college. A year after Cal sent six athletes to Division I schools, seven athletes from the Class of 2017 will play at the D-1 level next year.  In addition, numerous other athletes will...

Senior Worsts for the Class of 2017

Aaron Velasquez, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017

While everyone is looking back at four special years and remembering all their great friends, I would like to take the time to remind everyone that not everyone you met was oh so perfect. Once again I take it upon myself to be the rainstorm on our parade, that one little voice that lingers and says ...

Class of 2016, where students are going for college

June 7, 2016

Senior Issue- Student Colleges...

Grizzlies take their studies abroad

Grizzlies take their studies abroad

Ashley Amor and Jake Barnes

June 7, 2016

For many seniors, the transition from high school to college signifies the beginning of a new era of exploration and independence. But a handful of students are about to take a bigger leap than some of us can even begin to imagine. Seniors Luke Campopiano, Camila Craig, Jared DeVilbiss, Craig Hughes,...

Cal High says goodbye to 4 teachers

Cal High says goodbye to 4 teachers

Cameron Harris, Jessica Yuan, Patrick Rettig, and Rebekah Cha

June 3, 2016

Julie Bitnoff is retiring this year after 32 ½ years at Cal. She previously taught at Pine Valley Middle School, but moved to Cal during the second semester in the 1983-1984 school year as her goal was to teach at the high school level. Bitnoff’s favorite memories are of the students and staff...

Class of 2016 takes part in American politics

Nate Rankin, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016

Television, film, and music alike all portray high school seniors in the same fashion. They are shown as lazy, shallow, and uninvolved with the world around them. It’s the classic stereotype that teens live with throughout their high school years. Now, is there an validity behind it? Well, yes. But...