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

A senior bestows her hard-earned wisdom upon underclassmen in order to save their souls.

Senior share secrets to success

Audrey Goddard and Celine Leung May 31, 2024

As another school year draws to a close, many Cal High seniors are reflecting about what they could have done differently during their high school careers. Here are some tips and tricks underclassmen...

Studying advice for procrastinating students

Studying advice for procrastinating students

Audrey Goddard, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

With Advanced Placement (AP) testing starting this week, students may be feeling stressed or anxious about how to prepare. While there is no right or wrong way to study, there are a couple steps students...

Book bans limit learning

Audrey Goddard, Staff Writer March 28, 2024

A parent spoke at the San Ramon Valley Unified School District board meeting on Feb. 20 with the intent of having “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” banned due to the book’s sexual...

Seniors Maverick Smith (left) and Nadia Rouillard played Lev and Amara, respectively, in a vignette about a couple arguing on their anniversary. Storylines such as these were featured in the drama performance, “Remedies for a Broken Heart”.

Students put on an award winning play

Audrey Goddard, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

The award winning collection of vignettes, “Remedies for a Broken Heart”, kicked off its two-night run at the Cal High theater last Thursday. Before the one act, the show began with scenes the play...

Senior Nadia Rouillard, on the right, acts alongside senior Maverick Smith, on the left. The ROP play production class will be performing their one act play of  Remedies for a Broken Heart this Thursday and Friday night in the theater.

ROP play production class performs award-winning one act play this week

Audrey Goddard, Staff Writer February 6, 2024

The tragic collection of vignettes, "Remedies for a Broken Heart", will kick off its two night run at the Cal High theater on Thursday. The curtain rises for both shows of the award-winning one act...

Audrey’s sugar cookies are festive and delicious.

Holiday recipes worth celebrating

Audrey Goddard, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

I enjoy baking around the holidays because it’s a great way for me to create affordable yet delicious treats for my friends and family. These are a few of my favorite recipes I tried making this holiday...

Learning shifts to online platforms

Learning shifts to online platforms

Ben Barba Zuniga and Audrey Goddard November 9, 2023

Staring at computers all day has become the standard since the COVID-19 pandemic. During the lockdown, lectures, resources and tests were all moved online because it was the only option for teachers....

Senior Dihini Withana preforms a split-stance snatch at the Youth World Weight Lifting competition in Albania in March 2023. This was Withana’s first international competition.

Senior outlifts the competition

Nidhi Sudheendra and Audrey Goddard October 5, 2023

Meet Cal High senior, Dihini Withana, a national weightlifter who has lifted her home country Sri Lanka to new heights. Withana began weightlifting in August 2018, after her dad, Eran Withana, discovered...

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