The Californian

Mackenzie Stang pole vaults her way to fame

June 11, 2012

Sydnie Parker A&E Editor For most people the idea of flinging oneself through the air with nothing besides a flimsy metal bar to keep you from hurling to the ground, does not sound too appealing. But Senior Pole Vaulter and captain of track team Makenzie Stang seems to do it with such laid back...

2012: Cal’s last graduating class…ever

June 11, 2012

Ashby Huber Staff Writer For 38 years, Cal High has been sending their senior class out into the world. As the 39th class prepares for their graduation, there is one thing that’s on everyone’s mind. This will be the last senior class to graduate Cal High. Many centuries ago, the Mayans...

Sports Scholarships

June 7, 2011

By Brandon Eiges As four years of California High School sports comes to a close for a select group of seniors, an elite nine athletes are continuing their game on the next level. The set of seniors includes an athlete from tennis, swim, softball, baseball, soccer, and even rowing! Cal High has ...

Potter graduates with the class of 2011

June 6, 2011

By Sana Sareshwala As seniors graduate high school and head off to their future endeavors, they won’t be returning with Harry Potter on the Hogwarts Express in the fall. Seniors were in third grade, just beginning to learn how to read chapter books, and old enough to comprehend the series, when...

Economy troubles restrict seniors

June 6, 2011

By Meena Tafazzoli The soaring price of a college degree, paired with a shrinking job market, have forced many seniors to make tough choices in their post-graduate plans. Some, like senior Hannah Dittman, are cost-cutting to make a college education affordable. Hannah, who will be attending UC...

Bi-winning bomb scares and “Friday” color the Grizzly legacy

June 6, 2011

By Joseph Bugbee The 2010-11 school year had its fair share of scandals, brawls and victories. Dress Cutters: The Serially Seductive Last September, Cal High administration was determined to put an end to young people showing what they got (and what admins don’t). All across campus the dress...

Empty nest syndrome and you: how to deal

June 6, 2011

By Maithili Jalihal Have you been spending way too many uncomfortable moments with your parents? Have they been constantly trying to make you happy? Bursting into tears at  the mention of higher education? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are experiencing empty nest syndrome. In...

Military provides an alternative path

June 6, 2011

By Amelia Arvesen Boot camp and combat training are not usually the first post-graduation plans that seniors make. Enrolling in the military or attending a military academy is an overlooked option for most high school seniors, but for some students, it was their first choice. Nine seniors have...

Senior attends college around the world

June 6, 2011

By Caitlin Kawaguchi When I began looking at colleges, the description of a “global focus” always caught my attention. But I never expected that to mean living in seven foreign countries in the next four years. Next year I will be attending the Global College of Long Island University.  When...