The Californian

Retiring teachers leave the Grizzly den

Retiring teachers leave the Grizzly den

Albert Liao, Staff Writer

June 9, 2015

As Cal says goodbye to students who leave for college, it also bids farewell to seven teachers who have dedicated years of their lives for the well-being of their students. The teachers who are retiring from Cal this year include Arlene Addison, Cindy Bonagura, Irene Brewster, Barbara Coffman, Doug...

Seniors on local rugby team tackle college

Dhanush Patel, Staff Writer

June 9, 2015

Rugby? You mean football? Rugby, for the uninitiated, is a football-like game where ball-passing and goal-making is involved. But the ball is always passed backwards and the goals made are called tries. For the girls at our school who participate in rugby daily, it’s more than a game, it’s...

Goodbye, Cal High (Pt. 1)

Goodbye, Cal High (Pt. 1)

Adam Jackson and Gabby Silva

June 9, 2015

As we roll into June, the seniors begin to say their final goodbyes to Cal High. It’s bittersweet. There are so many things to look forward to, especially graduation and the world beyond high school. But there is also a lot to miss about the school that raised us. What we’ll miss the most...

Seniors fly off to international schools

Seniors fly off to international schools

Heather Wong and Joyce Ho

June 9, 2015

Upon graduation, many former high schoolers move away from home.  But to move to a different country? That’s another giant step forward. Six students out of Cal’s 2015 graduating class will undertake this major adjustment and continue their studies abroad. Senior Shalaka Phadnis will study...

Rumored bomb threat causes school evacuation

Raz Mostaghimi, Staff Wtiter

June 8, 2015

This was the year of crazy things happening at Cal High. One of those events happened to be the bomb threat. It was a normal September day, like any other boring school day for the students at Cal. The morning went by with no signs of trouble until the sharp ringing of the alarms went off at 11:15...

Closed campus produces distress among students

Closed campus produces distress among students

Faith Desaboya and Annisa Lai

June 8, 2015

Let’s admit it, closed campus sucked this year. The class of 2015 waited four years for the privilege of going off campus for lunch. Looking forward to senior year meant getting the special privilege of leaving campus during lunch that all the underclassmen envied. But this year, with the new...

DeVries celebrates last year with seniors at ball

Mira Aboutaam, Ad Manager/Staff Writer

June 8, 2015

Back in 2010, economics teacher Doug DeVries lead a conga line through the ballroom at senior ball, allegedly leading to him not being able to chaperone dances in the future. DeVries was able to return to senior ball this year at the Westin St. Francis, making a triumphant comeback. His legendary...

New principal leads school to academic success

New principal leads school to academic success

Chandni Mistry and Kaila Young

June 8, 2015

Cal High principal Sarah Wondolowski was spotted speed walking toward the main building just minutes before her interview with The Californian, but when she returned she proudly pointed out that she wasn’t late for once. “I want to set the record straight that I’m four minutes early,” she sa...

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Senior Issue 2015