The Californian

Seniors give their take on the best classes at Cal

Shannah Saul and Jaida Baker, Staff Writers February 25, 2021

Second semester is well underway, which means it’s time for the annual class selection frenzy. To make things even more difficult, almost three quarters of students will have spent less than a full year...

Students toss around a giant beach ball during a rally last school year before the coronavirus pandemic closed campus on March 16. Leadership students are planning different types of events for the rest of this school year.

Junior and senior officers plan end-of-the-year activities

Leadership hopes to host prom, ball for the classes of 2021 and 2022
Jaida Baker, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

Prom and school activities are well known traditions at Cal High, but with recent Covid guidelines, it’s been harder for leadership students to effectively plan these events. Junior class president...

Over the past two months, the number of COVID-19 cases has drastically increased in San Ramon, Danville and Alamo, the three cities part of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District.

Purple tier is back again

Contra Costa County enters is second shelter-in-black order, pushing back the opening of school campuses
Jaida Baker and Jett Gold, Staff Writers December 18, 2020

Not much has changed in nine months. All Bay Area counties once again entered a stay-at-home order on Friday, bringing students and staff back to square one, when the county first initiated on March...

Adapting to remote learning has been a challenge for all of us, but some people have chosen to cope in unique ways...

Online schooling has brought out a whole different side of us

Unfortunately, the side shouldn't always be shown on Zoom and Google Meets
Jaida Baker, Staff Writer November 4, 2020

Google Meet and Zoom recently faced some new security features from the district to keep unwarranted that happened earlier in the year out of classes. Those changes may be working, but they’re not...

Remember when PE was interactive and with other students? Now during remote learning, elementary school students like Maxwell Gerbracht get to shoot hoops by themselves while their teachers watch through a computer screen. High schoolers watch video workouts through the PLT4M fitness app and perform exercises.

How exactly do I run a mile inside my house?

P.E. students and staff are adapting to physical education through a screen
Jaida Baker, Staff Writer October 9, 2020

PE is looking quite different this year with all courses being online.  The switch to virtual PE became official in July after the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education voted...

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