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Go ‘mutts’ over the pets in the newsroom

Go 'mutts' over the pets in the newsroom
February 9, 2018

Breaking meows! Heel the press! The Californian would like to give appreciation and gratitude to these pets of pawsitivity.  Working for The Californian can be sometimes stressful, so it’s only...

Matthew saves life of student

Matthew saves life of student
December 15, 2017

It’s not every day that a Cal High teacher steps up and becomes a hero. But that’s exactly what happened on Oct. 26 when PE teacher Lenard Matthews was faced with a dire situation as he discovered...

Three Cal alumni killed in recent American tragedies

Three Cal alumni killed in recent American tragedies
November 7, 2017

  In the past seven weeks, Cal High alumni were faced with a staggering tragedy with the loss of three former students who were killed in two separate American tragedies. Cal alumni Christina...

Which animated show would you live in?

November 7, 2017

Name: Mason Allen Position: Staff Writer Show: “Futurama” In the year 3000, people regularly live to the age of 160, characters can make it from the earth to the moon in only a couple...

Senior reflects about struggle with anxiety

October 2, 2017

My life is a lot more than just GPA, test scores, and my high school transcript.  That’s the valuable lesson  I learned by the end of my sophomore year.  I have had chronic anxiety...

‘Working’ toward success

Sophomore Claire O’Connor in “It’s an Art” in her role as a spunky Italian waitress struggling to get by.  Many students sang solos about the working class. “Working” ran through from April 27-April 29.
May 15, 2017

It is once again that exciting time of the year when the Cal High drama and choir department put on a new musical production, and this one was excellent.  Directed by drama teacher Laura Woods...

Native land and people should not be disrespected

Protesters, including army veterans, join together to peacefully oppose against the construction of the Dakota Pipeline.
December 15, 2016

The Army Corps of Engineers has finally declared to find a new route for the Dakota Access pipeline.  Over the past three  months, Sioux Native Americans have fought arduously to remove the...

Student-run program works with special ed

Leadership student Caitlin Willard, left, works with sophomore Erika Reed.  Students in the program work on several different arts and crafts projects on every visit.
Leadership students aid special ed students with socialization skills
November 7, 2016

Sophomore Samantha Meier created a system where she and volunteers from the school’s leadership program work alongside special education students. “Most of the time they only get to interact with...

Choir, theater showcase a hit

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...

In fair Vegas, a theatrical hit

Cal High's remake of the famous "Romeo and Juliet" is a hit, however, it still has it misses
May 5, 2016

Laura Woods’s rendition of the renowned love story, “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare, proved itself to be righteous and entertaining. But it was a tad bit away from reaching perfection....

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