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

Riding a roller coaster should be on everyones summer to-do list. Fortunately, there are several great ones in the Bay Area.

Thrill rides for perfect summer vibes

Hallie Chong, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

With less than a week left of the school year, many students are anticipating  the start of summer break. But students can’t go on a vacation without an amusement park outing. As an amusement park...

Unpack your summer bucket list

Erica Dembrowicz, Photographer June 1, 2022

Summer is right around the corner and everyone is planning what they want to do over the two-plus month break.  While it’s nice to sit around for a little while after the school year ends, that can...

Scan the QR code to access our Spotify playlist and enjoy your summer with Californians top picks.

The Californian staff selects summer songs to save your sanity

As the summer quickly approaches, students need something to fill their days, and ears, with. Here’s part of our recommended playlist from our staff to make your summer days a bit brighter. 1. “See...

How did Earth Day originate?

Kaustav Pal, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Of the 365 days in a year (or 366 – looking at you leap year), there is one day dedicated to celebrating the big blue globe we call home: Earth Day. Meant to raise awareness about the environmental...

From left to right, Bori Kim, Shruti Kale and Aastha Agrawal show off their sustainable products for Eco-Case.

Local organizations help the Earth

Anika Choudhary, Online Editor April 29, 2022

Cal High students have decided to take a stand and do their part to help educate other students and make a positive impact on the Earth. Through local organizations, students are taking steps toward creating...

Marine Biology teacher Douglas Mason shows junior Kit Town a starfish from the aquarium tank in his classroom. Mason’s class is one of several on campus that addresses the issue of climate change in the curriculum.

Students study climate in eco classes

Lexi Broughton, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

The hot button issue of climate change is being taught in schools now more than ever before.  Being one of the most talked-about topics, one which many  consider to be the most significant issue of...

Students playing Wordle huddle around with their phones, hoping to get today’s word right.

Wordle pops off

Shravya Salem Sathish, Online Editor March 18, 2022

Not too long ago, sudoku and crossword puzzles seemed like the only representatives for the long exhausted grid games.  Then came Wordle, an unadorned, quick word game that planted itself into everyone’s...

Wordle is a word puzzle game where players guess a five letter word in only six attempts. Letters in the correct space are shown in green, while letters in the wrong space are shown in yellow and letters that aren’t in the word of the day remain gray. The game resets daily, which fosters healthy competition and occasionally anguish among its players.

Hey NY Times, is this a word?

Sydney Cicchitto, Staff Writer March 17, 2022

Dear The New York Times: We need to talk. We both know that on Jan. 31 you made a purchase, one that affected the lives of many people – mine included. You may not realize it, but allow me to explain...

The most highly recommended masks in the world of Omicron.

Unmasking the best face coverings

Kira Sidhu, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

With the recent surge of the highly contagious Omicron variant, many people are wondering what the most protective masks are, and in what settings different masks are meant to be used.  Good news....

Doctors weigh in on virus

Nimisa Panda, Features Editor February 14, 2022

Then: President Donald Trump declared emergency because of the outbreak of COVID-19, on March 13, 2020. Now, close to two years later, the entire world is still severely inhibited by pandemic protocols...

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