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A letter to underclassmen

A letter to underclassmen

Julia Tjan, News Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Senior Issue

Over the last few years, I’ve come to understand that your high school experience is what you will it to be.  Maybe you want to look back in 20 years and reflect fondly upon this time, or maybe you think of it as nothing more than a means to an end.  In my opinion, high school shouldn’t...

AP tests see a price hike this year

AP tests see a price hike this year

Julia Tjan, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Everyone knows what time of the year it is when the 5 Steps to a 5, Princeton Review, and Crash Course books come out. That’s right, it’s AP test time.  The pressure not only to pass but to get a 5 starts to emanate not only from parents with high expectations but from the students themselves.  The...

‘Simpsons’ renewed for 30th season

Julia Tjan, Staff Writer

December 20, 2016


Filed under A&E

As Homer would say, “WOO HOO!”  Fox has just renewed “The Simpsons” for a record breaking 29th and 30th seasons, further establishing itself as the longest-running scripted TV show in American television as it is guaranteed to run through 2019 to celebrate its 30th season. According...

Some of 16 California propositions outlined

Julia Tjan, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Features

There is no doubt that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have taken center stage this election, leaving important inner-state propositions largely ignored. The 16 propositions that will appear on the ballot for tomorrow’s election have the potential to directly affect the lives of Californians, perhaps...

Cal welcomes 14 new teachers

Julia Tjan, Ingrid Lam, and Joanne Kim

September 29, 2016


Filed under News

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 various backgrounds and unique hobbies, the new teachers on campus have a lot to bring to...

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