The Californian

American pride has been perverted to fuel the anti-mask movement

Many anti mask activists have been seen protesting and causing disruptions throughout the nation.

Staff Editorial

October 6, 2020

With more than 7.45 million reported coronavirus cases in the United States as of early October, the world has been watching to see how the country with the highest number of reported COVID-19 cases has been dealing with the pandemic. Anyone who is watching closely can see how much of a mess things...

School board needs to get campus reopening right this time after the disaster of last summer’s decision-making process

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education originally recommended students return to campus in August under a hybrid model, but then it was forced to reverse course and keep students away from campuses. The board is now reviewing the best way for students to return to campus later this school year.

Staff Editorial

September 28, 2020

With the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education scheduled to further explore how to safely reopen school campuses for more than 32,000 students and 3,500 employees beginning Tuesday night, it’s important to closely scrutinize trustees’ decision-making process on this issue when...

In this climate, school threats are not a joke

Staff Editorial, The Voice of California High School

May 29, 2019

We frequently see Cal High on the news, and often it’s for all the wrong reasons.   Recently, we had multiple school shooting threats, the most recent involving detailed graffiti of a shooting on May 9.  This is not a problem with just one student, as administrators found the threats came from...

Student journalists win censorship battle

Staff Editorial, The Voice of California High School

May 29, 2019

The Californian applauds student journalists and the adviser at Bear Creek High School’s newspaper, The Bruin Voice, who recently fought for their right to free speech and rightfully won. An article written by Bear Creek student journalist about 18-year-old student Caitlin Fink, who makes a livin...

There are many paths to success

There are many paths to success

Staff Editorial, The Voice of California High School

May 2, 2019

As the end of the year draws ever closer, seniors are faced with a choice. For some of us, it’s the most important choice we’ve had to make in our lives. It’s the decision of our futures.  Many of us will go on to pursue higher levels of education. We have been told throughout our lives tha...

Texas abortion bill sparks controversy

Staff Editorials, The Voice of California High School

May 2, 2019

Ever since abortions became a plausible “plan c” for unexpected pregnancies, the debate regarding Pro-Life vs Pro-Choice has been a hot-button issue. More recently, the controversial debate has reached a boiling point.  Earlier this year, Texas Republican Representative Tony Tinderholt proposed a ...

Bribes undermine hard-working students

Californian Staff, The voice of Cal High

March 26, 2019

The month of March means one thing for seniors: college decisions.  At any given moment students can be found either crying tears of joy or pain as the rejection and acceptance emails roll in.  But there’s been something that made this season particularly frustrating. A truth has been revea...

Doors open for gender equality in sports

Californian Staff, Voice of California High School

March 26, 2019

High school football standout Toni Harris is breaking down gender barriers in an era where women have become more prominent in the sports industry.  Harris announced on Feb. 26 her decision to continue her football career playing free safety at Central Methodist University, an NAIA program, mak...

Brown rightly rejects school start time bill

Californian Staff

October 16, 2018

Earlier  this September Senate Bill 328 was passed by the California state senate and was expected to become law. The bill would have required all K-12 schools to start no earlier than 8:30 a.m. Proponents of the bill, specifically the American Academy of Pediatrics, believed that it would allo...

District needs to do more to address mental health

May 30, 2018

In an academic system that becomes more stressful almost by the day, it is no surprise that suicide and mental health issues are becoming more common. Combine increased academic challenges with the ever-present evil of bullying and social media, it’s no wonder that numbers have doubled since 2008...

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