The Californian

Each class has its own bone to pick with the pandemic

Each class has its own bone to pick with the pandemic

Tyler Lunn, Asiyah Ally, Ridhi Goyal, and Eli Mayerson

September 25, 2020

After the 2020-21 school year started online, there have been many perks exclusive to the high school experience that freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are now missing out on.

High school’s hardest year has become more challenging

Eli Mayerson, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

When junior Sishir Katta sat down to choose his classes last year, he was as oblivious to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic as anyone. He knew junior year was the time to go all out, so he chose all five of his classes to be APs. Six months later, the ramifications of that choice are ones that...

Did Class of ’21 really get it done?

School was cancelled halfway into the junior class' CAASPP testing. What will become of their promised carnival?

Shannah Saul, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

I’m definitely not the first to say or feel this: I am straight up not having a good time right now. School has been pretty much canceled through the rest of the year and with it, every fun activity. We have lost graduation, senior ball, junior prom, spring sports and shows, spring trips, senior...

Summer different for seniors and juniors

As seniors soak up the summer sun, juniors are stuck in windowless classrooms preparing for standardized tests and essays.

Michelle Kuperman, A&E Editor

May 28, 2019

For seniors it’s time to kick their feet up and sip on some iced tea under the sun. All their hard work paid off and they know exactly where they are headed in the fall.  But for juniors this summer is their last chance to squeeze in as much volunteering as possible, put in final preparations for...

Book ‘catches’ juniors’ interests

Annissa Lai and Adam Jackson

April 27, 2015

Although there have been many controversies regarding “The Catcher in the Rye” by J.D. Salinger, it was one of my favorite junior required readings. Holden Caulfield, the main character of the story, is extremely sarcastic. In one scene, Caulfield compliments a girl in a bar for being really...

Avid juniors act out

Erica Drake and Emily Mun

May 21, 2014

Five members of the junior AVID class were given Monday schools for being disruptive and rowdy during recent a field trip to Sacramento State and University of California, Davis. A bus filled with junior and freshmen AVID students created all of the problems on the April 23 field trip when juniors...

New Testing Underway for Juniors

Chiena Ty, Staff Writer

March 27, 2014

In previous years, Cal High juniors enjoyed having a morning or two off while freshmen and sophomores took the STAR test. That won’t be the case this year. California is among the states in which juniors are taking the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) assessment, which is aligned with the C...

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