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Cal High students walk to their classes on campus, something most haven’t done since March 2020.

Grizzlies roar back on campus

Tyler Aronson, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Students have finally returned to Cal High’s campus in a traditional setting after spending last school year in remote or hybrid learning.  Nearly half of the student body is experiencing high school...

Chris deClercq is Cal Highs new athletic director.

Adding to the Cal administration nation

Sydney Cicchitto, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Chris deClercq, athletic director  The new athletic director at Cal High this year is Chris deClercq. He was originally a teacher in Walnut Creek, as well as the baseball coach for San Ramon...

Left, a soap dispenser in the third floor boy’s bathroom is one of many that have been destroyed by students following the “Devious Licks” TikTok trend. Several bathrooms have been closed on campus because of vandalism.

Vandals hit classrooms, bathrooms

Andrew Ma, News Editor October 19, 2021

When sophomore Jackson Polus went to the second floor boy’s bathroom during brunch last month and saw 10 guys huddled by the largest stall, he decided he didn’t need to use the restroom anymore. After...

Members of the wind ensemble class play Sleigh Ride with their special masks, which include a slit for the instrument.

Masks introduced to band program

Kira Sidhu , Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Ever worn a mask with a slit right in the middle of it?  As the Cal High instrumental music program brings in-person playing back to life, many band students can now answer “yes” to that question. After...

Teachers have gradually begun asking students for their preferred pronouns over the last several years.

October Issue editorial cartoon

Shua Lee, Artist October 19, 2021

Students need to respect campus

Staff Editorial October 19, 2021

Unsigned staff editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the editorial board. Coming out of a whole year of online learning has taken a toll on students returning to in-person schooling. While...

New Texas reproductive laws threaten women

Staff Editorial October 19, 2021

Unsigned staff editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the editorial board. When people think of healthcare, they may think of the basics like yearly doctor checkups or getting braces. Healthcare...

Students in Mr. Allen’s class do work while wearing masks, which is a requirement of everyone on campus while they are indoors. Masks are reinforced in all classes as a precaution against COVID-19.

In-person school maintains safety

Abhinav Purohit, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

After spending all my freshman year online, and practically forgetting how it felt to be in an actual classroom, I was ready and excited to return back to in-person school.  But as much as I told myself...

Racist and transphobic stickers were plastered across Cal high campus, but were only addressed in a school email.

Racism at Cal continues without consequences

Hannah Shariff, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

When looking at how Cal High has handled racist incidents on campus over the past years, it’s clear to see the solutions aren’t beneficial in helping the progression of making this school a safer space...

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