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Patton sings good-bye to Cal High

Choir teacher Nicholas Patton raises his hands and rouses his class to attention. Patton has directed Cal High’s concert, treble and chamber choirs for the past five years, but he is leaving the school this week due to personal reasons.

Christine Oh, Co Editor-in-Chief

May 29, 2019

After five phenomenal years of a thriving choral department, choir director Nicholas Patton is leaving Cal High this week because of personal reasons. Patton’s sudden announcement of his departure came as a surprise for many students, who were left devastated by the news.  “He had called a department meeting and we all...

Choir, theater showcase a hit

Emma Hall, Managing Editor

June 3, 2016

Friday the 13th is a day that is infamous for being unlucky,.But, Cal High’s theater and choir showcase proved this stereotype to be false. With a wide variety of monologues, scenes, and musical numbers, the May 13 showcase satisfied its audience. Opening up the show was the musical number “A...

Cal High’s 20th Annual Madrigal Dinner

Cal High's 20th Annual Madrigal Dinner

Wynne Zhang, Graphics Edior

December 3, 2013

The 20th, and sadly last, annual Madrigal Dinner hosted by Cal High’s choir teacher Lucerne Mottaz will be Dec. 11-13 in the school commons. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by the choir performance at 8:30. A turkey dinner will be served by choir’s concert and treble members, and a comedic...

Cal choir brings holiday spirit

December 14, 2010

By Sydnie Parker The holidays are a time to spread cheer, give gifts, be thankful, and consume large amounts of holiday food. Along with the holidays comes the annual choir field trip in San Francisco. This year, the Cal High choir will be caroling on Wednesday. “The caroling trip in San Francisco is my favorite trip,” said junior choir member Aminah White. ...

Trips may be cancelled

November 2, 2010

By Joseph Bugbee, staff writer Out-of-state trips for all Cal High clubs and sports teams may be cancelled for the next three years beginning in the  fall of 2011, administrators said. The main reason these trips could be put on hold for several years is because of funding issues, said Principal Mark Corti.  “Only 52 percent of the football team families have ...

Choir Sings at Capitol

September 17, 2010

Cal's Choir traveled to Washington D.C to sing at the White House. Photo courtesy Choir By Sadie Remington Many aspiring singers have dreamt of singing at the White House. Earlier this month, students from the Cal High Madrigal and Chamber choirs had the chance to. The students didn’t sing fo...

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