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Cal spring sports heating up

Cal spring sports heating up

LV Viswanathan, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

The Grizzlies softball team is back in the running for an NCS championship, led by the exceptional pitching and high-caliber defense. Cal has a great group of athletes on the team, who are determined and passionate about the game. The team is second in the EBAL with a league record of 10-1, 17-4...

Top 5 hidden gems at Cal

Top 5 hidden gems at Cal

Kristen Choi, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

It’s the second semester, and by this point in the school year, most of students are ready to call it quits. It’s hard to continue through the school year when spring break and summer vacation are so close, but not close enough. The glee and determination from the beginning of the school year...

Grizzlies host Monte Vista tonight in EBAL showdown

Cameron McKeon, Sports Editor

September 28, 2018

The Grizzlies varsity football team faces off against Monte Vista tonight in the most crucial game thus far for each team this season. Cal and the Mustangs both come into tonight’s game with a 4-1 record overall, looking to edge one another in the early stages of league play. The home game for...

Student involved in verbal altercation with teacher

Josh Iversen and Patrick Rettig

December 20, 2016

An alleged verbal altercation between a student and teacher last month resulted in a student being suspended for what he believes to be an offense he did not commit. But the teachers who heard it tell a drastically different story. The incident took place right after school on Nov. 9. The senior...

Welcome to the new Cal High Penitentiary

Staff Editorial

April 29, 2015

Since the beginning of April, there have been at least two instances where Cal High students have either posted pictures around campus or on Twitter comparing the school to a prison or correctional facility. After the photographs were posted on Twitter, there was a magnitude of retweets, favorites...

How did Cal spend $108K on a dance?

How did Cal spend $108K on a dance?

Austin Hille and Chandni Mistry

April 27, 2015

Last year, Cal High’s senior ball cost a staggering $108,030. The average amount spent by senior classes on this annual formal dance is normally between $60,000 and $70,000, nearly $40,000 to $50,000 less than what the Class of 2014 spent on last year’s event, according to class budgets provided...

Wheeler voted best teacher at Cal High

Wheeler voted best teacher at Cal High

Austin Hille and Raz Mostaghimi

April 27, 2015

Throughout their high school careers, Cal High students have been affected by many things: seagulls, excessively heavy books, and most importantly, teachers. Of course, every teacher is different. But some teachers are so special they warrant not only respect, but admiration. How would one define...

Cal students observe Day of Silence

Cal students observe Day of Silence

Adam Jackson, A&E Editor

April 27, 2015

Communication has always been a vital part of society, to the point where it is nearly impossible to go a day without it. But on April 17, students across the nation vowed to not speak for an entire day to recognize the Day of Silence. The Day of Silence, first organized at the University of Virgina...

Cal junior fights cancer

Cal junior fights cancer

Sydney Finkel, Staff Writer

March 10, 2015

Cal High junior Davis Bullock was diagnosed with stage four Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) on Jan. 9, and is undergoing chemotherapy. But those around him know that cancer is no match for the strong-will of Bullock, a three-year varsity soccer player for the Grizzlies. His teammates look up to their captain...

Cal senior to publish study on headers

Cal senior to publish study on headers

Joyce Ho, News Editor

January 30, 2015

Publishing a scientific study is no easy feat.  Publishing a scientific study while in high school is even more remarkable. But that’s exactly what senior Radhika Balagopal is about to accomplish. After reading a study published in February 2014 by Dr. Anne Sereno, a professor of neurobiology...

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