The Californian

Gold Award recipients shine

June 11, 2012

Jen Hight Online Editor Everybody has heard of the Eagle Scout, the highest award a Boy Scout can achieve. But very few people have heard of the Girl Scouts Gold Award. The Gold Award is the equivalent to the Eagle Scout. It is the highest possible award that can be earned in Girl Scouting and...

Prescription Drug Assembly Huge Success

Assembly huge success.

March 27, 2012

Jen Hight Online Editor On March 22 and 23 in the theater, the seniors and juniors of California High School were brought together in the theater for an assembly on prescription drug awareness. The National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse (NCAPDA) is a relatively new anti-drug organization compared...

Lip Sync Review

March 13, 2012

By Jen Hight Online Editor Last week Lip Sync was showcased in the California High School Theater on Feb. 29 at six and eight o’clock. And it was an impressive performance. The show started off with a well made digital trailer, that introduced each of the classes. It was styled after reality...

Winter Production is Huge Success

February 6, 2012

Jen Hight Online Editor The drama department has outdone itself this time. The two one-act plays presented on Feb. 2-3 were incredible. Even with their director out of commission because of her newborn son, the actors managed to put together an amazing show. The first hour-long play, “To Gillian...

70th Anniversary of WW II

January 12, 2012

By Jen Hight Online Editor Seventy years is a life time. So many things can happen in that time span. The world grows and evolves, people change, and everything a person knows can be rewritten. With that in mind, it’s hard to realize that today is the 70th anniversary of the United States of Ameri...

A Very ’70s Midsummer Nights Dream

November 18, 2011

By Jen Hight Online Editor Although it’s no longer midsummer for Billy Shakes the super-bard, his dream still lives on at Cal High in Laura Wood’s production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” circa the 1970s. The production was just what the drama program needed to kick off the school year this week. William Shakespeare’s classic comedy was transforme...

Looking to make it big in L.A.

November 9, 2011

By Jen Hight Online Editor Two former Cal High students with a passion for acting have moved to Los Angeles to get closer to the action. Seniors Graham Harper and Ben Newman are both attending the Ramon Cortinas High School of Performing and Visual Arts in Los Angeles. The two left their fr...

The Pirates are Coming!

October 21, 2011

Jen Hight Online Editor Walking down the dark hallway, trying to ignore the sound of screams coming from the other rooms. The strobe lights flash wildly, making every movement seem jerky, and casting deep shadows across the walls. Heart pounding in your chest, especially when a friend behind you grabs your hand. Take a deep...

In Memory of September 11th

September 9, 2011

By Jen Hight Online Editor Ten years ago on Sunday, the world was shaken by a tragedy that changed America drastically. The strongest country and only super power in the world was attacked by terrorists. Terrorists that we had actually supported during the Cold War against the Soviet Union. It seem...

What Did you take From the 9/11 Attacks?

September 9, 2011

By Jen Hight and Oren Abrahams Online Editor   Photo Editor What did students and teachers take from the 9/11 attacks? Pictures of the students are underneath their quote. Junior Max Hauser - “That we should be way more careful on Airlines.” Fr...

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