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Students gear up for summer internships

Students gear up for summer internships

Emmy Burrus, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019


Filed under News

The two and a half months of summer that are approaching give students the perfect opportunity to get an internship.  This is exactly what many Cal High students have already begun doing. Sophomore Kimi Shirai has landed herself an internship at the UC Santa Barbara Research Mentorship Progr...

Celeste the singing superstar

Celeste the singing superstar

Emmy Burrus and Maira Nigaar, Staff Writers

May 2, 2019


Filed under A&E

ste Virador dreamt of becoming a singer.  Little  did she know that years later she would be cast in the renowned San Francisco Opera Guild Summer Conservatory during the summers of 2016 and 2017. But Virador isn’t limited to just singing opera music. She recently performed “What E...

Editor takes state as mock trial journalist

Editor takes state as mock trial journalist

Emmy Burrus, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


Filed under News

Californian editor in chief  Vidhima Shetty recently earned the title as state champion courtroom journalist at the 38th annual Mock Trial State Finals. Shetty, a senior, beat 21 other county champion courtroom journalists to claim her title at the State Finals, which was March 22-24 in Sacram...

Leadership leaves its legacy

Leadership leaves its legacy

Emmy Burrus, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under News

Members of Cal High’s leadership program are leaving their mark on the school through new legacy projects designed to improve the community. In creating these projects, first-year leadership teacher Ross Dautel took inspiration from Las Lomas High School, his alma mater. But more than that, he wanted...

New Year brings new laws

New Year brings new laws

Emmy Burrus, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized

A new year means new laws for California. From banning plastic straws to raising the minimum wage, these new laws cover a broad range of categories. One of the most talked about of these new laws prevents dine-in restaurants from giving customers plastic straws unless asked for one. ...

Losing childhood legends

Losing childhood legends

Emmy Burrus and Michelle Kupperman, Staff Writers

December 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

 Thousands of hearts shattered on Nov. 12 when Marvel fans learned of Stan Lee’s death. Lee was an inspiration to millions of fans and his legacy will live on.  Lee died at age 95 after being taken from his home in Los Angeles to Cedar’s Sinai Medical Center. The cause of death h...

Not horsing around

Not horsing around

Emmy Burrus and Nikhita Dhamrait, Staff Writers

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior Rhetta Haase was only nine months old when she was put on a horse for the first time. Sophomore Lillian Holtmeier’s first ride on a horse came when she was about seven years older than Haase. But both girls share one thing: a strong connection to their hores-riding sports. “A lot...

Anti-vaping class implemented

Anti-vaping class implemented

Emmy Burrus, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News

The vaping craze is sweeping the nation, and Cal High is no exception.  To combat this, the school district has implemented a program called Saturday Vape Alternative to Suspension Class. Suggested by Cal High assistant principal Catie Hawkins,the class helps educate students about the dan...

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