The Californian

Aspiring jockey trains

Aspiring jockey trains

Joyce Ho, News Editor

April 27, 2015

Senior Cassidy Burg climbed on her first horse at six months old and has loved riding ever since. Burg, president of Cal High’s National Honors Society,  graduated one semester early to focus on riding. She formerly competed in equestrian events and is currently training to become a professional...

Cal senior to publish study on headers

Cal senior to publish study on headers

Joyce Ho, News Editor

January 30, 2015

Publishing a scientific study is no easy feat.  Publishing a scientific study while in high school is even more remarkable. But that’s exactly what senior Radhika Balagopal is about to accomplish. After reading a study published in February 2014 by Dr. Anne Sereno, a professor of neurobiology...

Closed campus angers students

Closed campus angers students

Joyce Ho and Heather Wong

September 19, 2014

Two hundred frustrated students filed out of the town hall meeting on Sept. 3 immediately after learning from new Principal Sarah Wondolowski that reopening Cal High’s campus at lunch was not an option. The remaining 70 students who stayed voiced their opinions and offered suggestions toward a compromise,...

Foundation delivers hope

Foundation delivers hope

Joyce Ho, News Editors

May 21, 2014

From the eight-year-old Paraguayan boy riding on his grandmother’s back, unable to walk to school on his own, to the 61-year-old Guatemalan woman yearning to go to church but unable to leave home for six years, the Wheelchair Foundation has changed countless lives through the gift of mobility. Over...

All English learners moving to DVHS

All English learners moving to DVHS

Joyce Ho, Staff Writer

April 30, 2013

Beginning in the fall, Cal High will no longer offer any English Language Development (ELD) classes for non-native speakers, district administrators said. Instead, these students will have the option of joining other students in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District for a more comprehensive...