The Californian

Where in the world is Nick Harvey?

Where in the world is Nick Harvey?

Ananya Nag, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

Freshman Nick Harvey is pursuing his passion in geography, going on to win awards on a national level.  In April, Harvey competed in the National History Bee and Bowl in Arlington, Va., reaching the semifinals in the National Geography Bee portion of the competition.  This placed Harv...

Prodoehl is more than a teacher

Ananya Nag and Brynn Kan, Staff Writers

May 28, 2019

Former EMT, part time professional fisherman, and current Cal High teacher Danny Prodoehl has done it all.  Prodoehl has been a biology teacher at Cal for three years now, but his time before Cal extends far beyond a small classroom in San Ramon.  The journey all started after college....

Disney merger brings new possibilities

Disney merger brings new possibilities

Ananya Nag, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Disney recently merged with 21st Century Fox, placing it at the forefront of the battle of the movie studios, and allowing Disney to own what could be almost half of the Hollywood films released into theaters.  The merger has created the possibility of combining different universes from each...

District teacher strike averted

District teacher strike averted

Ananya Nag, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

The past month has been interesting for both Cal High staff and students in the wake of a possible teacher strike that appeared imminent and would have involved all 36 schools of the San Ramon Unified School District. But on March 8 the San Ramon Valley Education Association (SRVEA), the district’s...

Holocaust survivor talks on campus

Holocaust survivor talks on campus

Ananya Nag, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

Emotions ran high as Holocaust survivor and San Ramon resident Bernie Rosner recount-ed his experiences during World War II to students last month. Several sophomore and junior classes gathered in the library on Jan. 25 to listen to Rosner, who was born in 1932 in a small town in Hungary and ...

District limits out-of-state trips

Ananya Nag, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District is re-examining the need for out-of-state trips this year, which should limit the number of students traveling beyond California’s borders. Although the district did not implement a new policy regarding out-of-state trips, all such trips will be scrutinized...