The Californian

Cross country teams run to state

Cross country teams run to state
December 15, 2017

Cal High’s cross country teams experienced unprecedented success this past season.  Both the men’s and women’s teams placed second at the NCS Championships and advanced to the CIF State Meet...

Library services among new classes to be offered next year

March 29, 2017

Cal High is offering a variety of new courses for next year, including a new library services class to be taught by librarian Nicole Ogden. In the class, students will learn how the library works and...

SFMoMA has become artistic center of the Bay

Pieces of art like Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen’s “Geometric Apple Core,” are featured at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
February 15, 2017

San Francisco is known for being home to several acclaimed museums, but the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art should definitely be on any art lovers’ agenda the next time they travel to the city. For...

Cal Alumni involved in assault

Former student Casey Pletz beaten outside his house near Walt Disney Elementary School
November 7, 2016

San Ramon was recently shocked by the vicious assault of Casey Pletz, a professional snowboarder and former Cal High student. Pletz was attacked on Oct. 14 at 11:55 p.m. by four teenagers, including...

Cal welcomes 14 new teachers

September 29, 2016

Freshmen aren’t the only new Grizzlies on campus this year. Cal High has 14 new teachers who have also just started their journey as Grizzlies, joining almost every department from math to history. With...

Commons, science get facelift

Renovation project begins this summer
June 3, 2016

The outdated school commons and science building  will be renovated this summer, finally modernizing some of the oldest buildings on campus. The renovation project, funded by Measure D, will include...

New SAT is here

Standardized Test with Pencil
Changes to test viewed with skepticism before being administered on March 5
March 15, 2016

The SAT has been one of the most intimidating and constant institutions that has loomed over high schoolers since its creation in the 1920s. Over the last few years, the SAT has been undergoing a very...

Behind the social media craze

Behind the social media craze
Negative side effects on teens revealed
February 8, 2016

Social media is perhaps one of the most interesting and intricate modern institutions of our time. On one hand, it is a glamorous exciting world, a glittering ode to the new technology, territory that...

Sea of change coming

Students may find it difficult to navigate across campus in a few years as Cal High’s population continues to grow.
October 19, 2015

With the way student populations are shooting up in the East Bay, it is no wonder that the threat of potential overcrowding is now coming close to home, as Cal High looks to exceed 3,200 students within...

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