The Californian

Students enjoy freedom of off-campus class

CollegeConnect students must come to a study hall every Monday during last period because they need a certain number of instructional minutes to be technically qualified as Cal High students. They are given optional assignments that are designed to check in on how they're doing in their off-campus classes.

Priyanka Krishna, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Taking off-campus classes is a growing trend that has been gaining popularity among Cal High students recently.  Over the last few years, an increasing number of students have chosen to take courses at Diablo Valley College (DVC), a local community college, or online through platforms that offer Adv...

Lip Sync heats up class rivalry

Gabby Silva, Staff Writer

March 10, 2015

Lip Sync has been a fun and exciting tradition at Cal High for many years, and 2015 is going to keep the tradition going strong. Lip Sync is a competition between the classes to see who can lip sync best to a variety of songs that all revolve around a specific theme. They create dances and sometimes...

Substitute a no-show, class left alone

Erin Fox, Managing Editor

December 18, 2014

Class began normally on Dec. 5 for teacher Chris Doherty’s third period senior American Government class until students realized they had no teacher. After students said they were unsupervised for more than an hour, a female staff member learned the substitute who was scheduled to cover for Doherty...

Cal teacher removed from class

Ashton DeLano, Editor in Chief

November 22, 2013

A male teacher at Cal High has been removed from campus after an alleged physical altercation between him and a freshman boy in his class on Nov. 7. A substitute has replaced the teacher, who administrators removed from class the next day. It is not known if or when the teacher will return. Administrators...

Students’ lack of sleep creates more stress

April 25, 2012

by Justine Chang, staff writer Now that it’s second semester, many students are hitting a huge obstacle in their school life – a serious lack of sleep. Many students say they usually get six or fewer hours of sleep a night. For a lot of students, this is because of extracurricular activities,...