The Californian

AP Students conflicted on long finals

Varsha Ravi, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

The dragging monotony ofnals season has long sinceceased to be a surprise. But some students were sur- prised by the length of their APnal exams in late December. Last semester, two AP class-es had nals that took somestudents a lot longer than the two-hours allotted per class inthe exam s...

Finals schedule makes sense

Staff Editorial, The Voice of California HIgh School

December 18, 2018

With changing district credit requirements, many students are not taking classes after lunch during fifth or sixth periods. As a result, the last day of the traditional finals schedule when these two classes used to meet would have seen a significant number of students off campus. Because of this,...

Tests before finals hurt student performance

Tests before finals hurt student performance

Isabella Belof, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

Cramming isn’t the ideal way to absorb information, but scheduling tests right before finals week seems to encourage this method of studying.  As the end of the semester approaches this year, it seems too many teachers feel pressured to finish their current unit as quickly as possible. ...

Stress culminates for students during finals

Brynn Kan, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

December is always one of the most stressful times of the year at Cal High.  Freshmen are experiencing their first finals week, while many sophomores face the added pressure of their first finals in AP classes. Juniors are overwhelmed because, well, it’s junior year,  and seniors are ...

Cal finals set to be done before the new year

Siena Sharpe, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016

The holiday season is almost upon us and for the first time in Cal High history this also means that final exams will end before students go on break next week. Typically, Cal students have taken their first semester finals in late January after the winter break. But thanks to the district’s new...

Cal finals set to be done before the new year

Siena Sharpe, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016

The holiday season is almost upon us and for the first time in Cal High history this also means that final exams will end before students go on break next week. Typically, Cal students have taken their first semester finals in late January after the winter break. But thanks to the district’s new...

Finals week suggestions for studying

Mira Aboutaam, Staff Writer

January 16, 2014

Now that break is over and everyone is back at school, there’s one thing all Cal High students are preparing for: the dreaded finals week. Both studying for and actually taking finals can be extremely stressful, but don’t worry too much. Here are some tips to make this coming week a little bit...

Finals should be before winter break

Delainey Willing, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013

As Christmas break nears once again, the fear of finals lingers in the back of students’ minds. Having finals a mere two weeks after Christmas break is not only annoying, but frustrating and inconvenient. This causes many students to study during their two-week break. Many students bend themselves...