The Californian

Campus leaders have new plans

Campus leaders have new plans

Kate Hong, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under News

Senior Tanner Draper seems like he was meant for his role as ASB president. Draper has been a class president ever since middle school, including his freshman, sophomore, and junior years, before being elected ASB president last spring. As head of student government, Draper believes that he can...

Canoodling on campus

Saatvika Deshpande, Staff Writer

October 17, 2014


Filed under News Lite

You know, there’s really nothing that I enjoy more than the sight of two high schoolers going at it like hormonal chimpanzees. While a little peck here and there is common enough year-round, the few weeks that precede homecoming bear witness to a dramatic rise in displays of overly amorous affection...

Bomb threat clears campus

Bomb threat clears campus

Erin Fox, Managing Editor

September 19, 2014


Filed under News, Online Exclusive, Showcase

Nearly 2,800 Cal High students were evacuated last week after an anonymous phone call was made to the front office regarding a possible bomb threat on campus, school administrators said. The call was made at 11:15 a.m. on Sept. 7, forcing students and staff to the football stadium, where they remained...

More campus accommodations necessary

Staff Editorial

September 19, 2014


Filed under Editorial

After the town hall meeting was hosted by Principal Sarah Wondolowski on Aug. 23, it was made painfully clear to the Class of 2015 that Cal High’s closed campus will not be opening any time soon. Students have swarmed the commons at lunchtime, snuck off campus to score Taco Bell, and expressed general...

Closed campus angers students

Closed campus angers students

Joyce Ho and Heather Wong

September 19, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Two hundred frustrated students filed out of the town hall meeting on Sept. 3 immediately after learning from new Principal Sarah Wondolowski that reopening Cal High’s campus at lunch was not an option. The remaining 70 students who stayed voiced their opinions and offered suggestions toward a compromise,...

Corti closes campus

Erin Fox, Staff Writer

April 10, 2014


Filed under News

Beginning next school year, seniors will no longer be allowed to leave campus for lunch. In an email sent out to staff on March 19, Principal Mark Corti wrote that he made a decision to close campus following student and parent input. Corti later said in an interview that the only students he remembers...

Drought’s effects felt on campus

Drought’s effects felt on campus

Heather Wong, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014


Filed under Features

From running sinks in classrooms to water bottles sitting on top of desks, evidence of an ongoing drought may be well concealed. Despite San Ramon’s suburban setting, students, teachers and administrators are affected by the drought and fight to conserve water. San Ramon Valley Unified School...

Cal planning a closed campus

Cal planning a closed campus

Heather Wong, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013


Filed under Featured News, News

Cal High administrators are considering a closed campus policy that would prohibit all seniors from going off campus for lunch as soon as next year. Assistant principal Sarah Wondolowski said the main reason the school wants to close the campus is safety. She said three car accidents occurred last...

Celebs become campus stars

May 2, 2011


Filed under A&E

By Sydnie Parker These days getting into a good college is like trying to get into the most exclusive club in town, except the bouncer is the board of admissions and instead of checking ID’s they’re checking over highly detailed applications. It takes hard work and a lot of dedication to get...

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