The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

Plagued by fires, bomb threats, a global pandemic, and general high school mayhem, the Class of 2022’s high school experience has been unlike any other. With the year drawing to a close, the Class of 2022 finally gets a glimpse of the light at the end of the tunnel that has been the chaos these past four years.

The Class of 2022 reflects on four year of surreal insanity

Shiphrah Moses, Sydney Cicchitto, and Evan Heinz June 1, 2022

As the final days of senior year tick down, now is a good time to reflect upon our time at Cal High and the way our lives have shifted in just a few short, or at time long, years.  What better place...

Cal’s Max Hove, Christian Starr, and Eshaan Shanbhag celebrate after scoring a goal.

Cal High’s hockey club gunning for another championship

Evan Heinz, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

The Cal High hockey team has gone undefeated against its opponents this season, which is framed as a seven-game tournament. “I am very confident in my team winning this season and so far we’ve gone...

From left to right, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Yoda, Princess Leia, R2-D2, and Darth Vader are characters from the Star Wars cinematic universe and will be featured in Lego’s new action video game, “Star Wars the Skywalker Saga”, which will be released in April.

Lego announces new Star Wars video game

Evan Heinz, Staff Writer March 21, 2022

When the game “Lego Star Wars the Complete Saga” was released Nov. 6, 2007, it was highly influential and featured levels from multiple movies.  The game had substance, and who doesn’t like that? ...

The comic “Moonlight” is a new show on Disney+.

2022 is the year for television series and films

Evan Heinz, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

New year, new batch of movies and shows to entertain the masses. And there are many interesting titles coming out. One movie that just came out that I personally am looking forward to is “Jackass...

The Matrix Resurrection in theaters on Dec. 22.

“The Matrix” is returning to the big screen after 18 years

Evan Heinz, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

The Matrix franchise is making its comeback with the new film “The Matrix Resurrections''. It is the fourth installment in the Matrix series will be released on Wednesday and is the first in the series...

Senior Ryan Hannon-Hippe, left, and junior Quinn Morgan perform in the one act play 13 Ways to Screw Up Your College Interview on Oct. 27-28. The Student Directed One Act Play Festival featured three short plays and was the first live performance by Cal High drama since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020.

Live theatre is back

Evan Heinz, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

Live theatre returned to campus last week, and drama students couldn’t have been any happier. In the first live performance since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the school in March 2020, the Student-Directed...

Many students have fond memories of attending school online from the comfort of their own beds.

An ode to online schooling

Evan Heinz, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

Zoom, oh where art thou?  I have fallen under the care of Schoology, a cruel mistress. I await your comforting smile. Hurry home.  There are many things I miss about online school. I know many...

‘Mortal Kombat’ is still bloody fun

Evan Heinz, Staff Writer May 14, 2021

“Mortal Kombat” is a well known video game that reached its peak in the arcade era in 1993.  There have been multiple films made to portray the famous franchise, but the older films have a lot...

Vlog Squad in shambles

Evan Heinz, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

YouTubers such as Dan Avidan from Game Grumps, Carson King (Call Me Carson), and Pyrocincal have been under fire because of several different sexual/grooming allegations.  Now two members of the Vlog...

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ is not as mediocre as the average Disney film

Evan Heinz, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

Almost like a manifestation, Disney released on March 5 a new Southeast Asian themed movie, “Raya and the Last Dragon”, preaching the importance of unity during these times of great division within...

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