The Californian

Freshman excels in history competition

Freshman excels in history competition

Annissa Bensalah, Features Editor

April 27, 2015

It’s not everyday you meet a history genius who is only a freshman. Michael Bahk recently won first place in the performance category of the Contra Costa division of the National History Day Competition. His accomplishment advances him to the  statewide division of the competition in Rocklin...

Best boy babes compete in Mr. Cali

Best boy babes compete in Mr. Cali

Raz Mostaghimi, Staff Writer

April 27, 2015

Mr. Cali is a beauty pageant with 13 cool dudes from Cal High, one for each month plus a “Baby Leap Year.” The 13 guys compete in a talent competition, an interview, and a dance, and the winner donates all raffle money to the charity of his choice. It takes place on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Cal’s...

Comedic delights in Multiplex

Comedic delights in Multiplex

Michelle Wang, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

“Multiplex” was hilarious, witty, meaningful, well-directed, and pretty much everything that constitutes an exceptional play. Performed Feb. 12-13 in the school theater, “Multiplex” was the Play Production class’s first performance of the year. The performance also included monologues, scenes...

There’s no fault in John Green’s stars

There’s no fault in John Green’s stars

Annissa Bensalah, Staff Writer

May 21, 2014

Cal High students can’t spend five minutes on campus without hearing at least one student eagerly recommending a John Green novel to friends. For those students who’ve been living under a rock, Green is an up-and-coming author known for his heart-wrenching young adult novels. In addition to...

Change in staff worries students

Change in staff worries students

Alex Farley, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

With two new counselors joining the school and the need for letters of recommendaton coming up, many seniors applying for colleges are feeling a bit uneasy. As a result of longtime Cal High Beverly Hall taking a new position in the counseling department, and former counselor Patty O’Malley departing,...