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Traditional homecoming cancelled, but some Cal students party on

Junior Hana Snyder sent this email to Superintendent Dr. John Malloy and Cal High Principal Megan Keefer outlining her concerns about the FOCO event attended by some students on Oct. 24.
Groups of students receive harsh criticism after gathering for fake homecoming, or FOCO, festivities that didn't abide by proper health guidelines
November 2, 2020

For the past seven months, students’ Instagram feeds have been devoid of photos with large gatherings because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. But on Oct. 24, photos of a large “fake homecoming,”...

What is Cal’s leadership doing during quarantine?

Class works to bring the school experience to students amidst the pandemic
September 30, 2020

More than a month into the new school year, leadership already has planned new and exciting events during quarantine. From virtual rallies to a unique twist on the homecoming parade, students in Cal...

The new high school experience for freshmen is anti-climatic

After years of anticipation, starting high school at home is a bummer
September 25, 2020

Since the start of middle school, high school has been the main topic for practically every student. Teachers constantly reminded students they were being prepared for this huge transition in their...

Students are hyped up for homecoming

Grizzlies are ready to hit the Whip and the Nae Nae at this year’s homecoming dance. The dance will take place Saturday from 7-10 p.m. in the school’s event center.
Annual school dance stirs up excitement
October 19, 2015

The arrival of fall is slowly settling in and welcomes students with all it has to bring. The halloween thrill, warm drinks, comfy clothes, and “pumpkin spice” everything has arrived, and  with...

Welcome to the Hotel California

Welcome to the Hotel California
October 17, 2014

  From top-down, biology teacher Andrew White performs his annual juggling clown act on a unicycle at the homecoming parade on Oct. 10; seniors Kristy Graham, Samantha Fox, and Roman Lubarski...

Homecoming a shocking experience

Homecoming a shocking experience
November 22, 2013

As a new student to Cal High who had never experienced a homecoming dance, I was in for a shock last month when I learned about the absurd amount of money spent and the over-sexualized behavior that occurs. My...

How to woo your Homecoming date

October 12, 2012

“Will you go to homecoming with me?”  This is a dream question for those answering, but often a nightmare for those asking. “Should the question be asked without much planning on the trek to...

OVERCOME WITH SPIRIT

November 9, 2011

Homecoming week was a huge success this year, with spirit levels higher than anyone could imagine. The week started on Oct. 24 with the first of five different spirit days, including pajama, jazzercise,...

2011 Homecoming Rally

November 1, 2011

Spirit Day Strikes Again

October 27, 2011

By Samantha Cookson Photographer Here are the photos from this Spirit Week at Cal High. Day 1: Pajama Day Day 2: Jazzercise Day Day 3: Breast Cancer Awareness Day Day...

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