The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

Cal High’s women’s lacrosse team poses at Acalanes high in Lafayette after beating the Dons 15-9 on Feb. 23. The team is 4-2 under the leadership of new coach Tom Perry and his daugter, Madison Perry.

Cal women’s lacrosse welcomes new coaches

Andrew Chen, Assistant News Editor March 28, 2024

With the spring sports season underway, Cal High is welcoming a new coaching staff that is familiar with the school. Tom Perry has returned to coach the women’s varsity lacrosse team, but this time...

Why opportunities are key to improvement

Andrew Chen, Assistant News Editor December 15, 2023

There isn't one secret, effortless recipe for success. But the best path to it can be summarized in one word: connections. There are many stories of people who used important connections to achieve...

Cal High students leave campus through the newly installed gate on a path that leads to the Iron Horse Trail.

Admin enforces new safety measures more strictly

Andrew Chen, Vedant Desikamani, and Sophia Liu October 5, 2023

School administrators have implemented new policies and started enforcing some old ones more strictly this year to keep Cal High students safer. Some of the new policies include hallway/bathroom passes,...

From left to right, the CALtronics team of Sushant Mireddy, Abhay Rathi, Srinikesh Kanneluru, Aaditya Sanil, and Swayam Shah pose with adviser, Sean Raser. The team designed an autonomous freight aircraft called G-59 Zeta.

Students’ design flies high

Andrew Chen, Assistant News Editor May 26, 2023

Team CALtronics, made up of Cal High students and teachers, placed third in the national Real World Design Challenge (RWDC) competition in only their first year of competing. RWDC is an annual virtual...

Rubin Jain, left, and Jayden Shah right have collected soccer gear to send to India.

Juniors start FutbolForAll nonprofit

Andrew Chen, Assistant News Editor March 15, 2023

Imagine wanting to play soccer after school but not having a ball. This is an issue most kids in affluent San Ramon don’t have to worry about. But in a lot of parts of the world, this is a very real...

​​ChatGPT sparks debate about whether it is a friend or foe to education.

ChatGPT seen as a new way to cheat

Sophia Liu and Andrew Chen February 9, 2023

A new AI chatbot called ChatGPT is upending teaching at Cal High because of its potential for cheating. ChatGPT is an AI-powered language model launched by OpenAI last November. It can hold conversations...

New sports psychologist Maite Reece speaks to members of Cal High’s cross county team during a recent session in the library. Reece, the school’s first sports psychologist, worked with several teams this fall season.

Cal welcomes new sports psychologist

Marcus Chalasani and Andrew Chen November 18, 2022

The first part of Maite Reece’s job is to kick the coach out of the room. This may seem harsh, but Cal High’s new intern sports psychologist says this step is necessary for student athletes to be...

Chad Ross became Cal High’s new athletic director in August.

Chad Ross takes over as new athletic director

Marcus Chalasani, Assistant Sports Editor October 13, 2022

New athletic director Chad Ross was getting sports scholarships as a Grizzly before iPhones existed. Now as Cal High’s athletic director, Ross supports student-athletes and coaches to ensure the school’s...

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