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Cities heatin’ up spring fever- San Francisco

Cities heatin’ up spring fever- San Francisco

Emily Jones, News Editor

March 19, 2013

If you thought you had seen and done it all in San Francisco, think again. From the relaxed and bright Marina district to the fast-paced and vibrant downtown, follow one of these itineraries to find out how you can stretch the most out of the City by the Bay’s seven-mile length this spring break. Itinerary 1: Take...

Kinavey’s loss felt

Kinavey’s loss felt

Emily Jones, News Editor

November 16, 2012

Few current Cal High students have had the privilege of entering a classroom filled with everything from Giants paraphernalia to a James Dean poster to a tree with a  plastic pink flamingo sitting around its base. To top it off, there sat Randy Kinavey casually perched on top of a desk at the front...

App to replace Grizzly Guide next year

May 30, 2012

Emily Jones Staff Writer What if students could view their homework assignments, test dates, upcoming school events, sports results, and find out what’s for lunch all in one place? Cal High is set to launch an app that will allow students to do just that. Expected to be available for download...

San Ramon should ban plastic bags

February 6, 2012

Emily Jones Staff Writer The City of San Jose’s ban on the convenient yet environmentally detrimental objects that we know as plastic grocery bags took effect Jan. 1, and should now serve as a model for a similar law that could be enacted by the City of San Ramon. San Jose’s ban officially...

Sampson heads to Miss Teen California

December 13, 2011

Emily Jones Staff Writer Upon hearing the word “pageant,” images of sticky hairspray, pounds of mascara, sparkling, bedazzled gowns, flashy swimsuits, and little girls from “Toddlers and Tiaras” instantly spring to mind. But junior Caitlyn Sampson is participating in an upcoming pageant of a more...

Freshman flies high

November 9, 2011

Emily Jones Staff Writer Unlike many high school students who focus on becoming legal drivers, freshman Logan McFarlane is pursuing a different kind of license – one for flying. The fourteen-year-old aviator-in-training plans to get his pilot’s license at the youngest possible age, 17. He w...

Teens work runway fashions into school outfits

October 7, 2011

Emily Jones Staff Writer Now more than ever, runway styles have been playing a greater role in the way students dress. Although the average high school student can’t afford brands such as Jason Wu, Diesel, or Prada, they are shaping the trends to fit into their daily lives and budget. “R...