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The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

English teacher Nick Shea holds several books that his freshmen and junior classes read.

English novels are outdated

Kira Sidhu, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

Every year, students in English classes find themselves pouring through the pages of a book that feels completely irrelevant to their lives, giving them less motivation to interact with the reading.  While...

New schedule is problematic

Kira Sidhu, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Next year’s schedule has been released, and Cal High has definitely made changes, many of which will make next year’s scheduling complicated and more difficult for everyone—all a consequence of a...

Junior Noelani Ching swings during a recent softball game.

Cal athletes spring back into action

Baseball Cal’s baseball team has a lot of potential, as five members of the team are already committed to play in college, including three at Division 1 schools. Seniors Nic Bronzini and Raoul...

The most highly recommended masks in the world of Omicron.

Unmasking the best face coverings

Kira Sidhu, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

With the recent surge of the highly contagious Omicron variant, many people are wondering what the most protective masks are, and in what settings different masks are meant to be used.  Good news....

Finals will look a little different this year now that students are back to taking tests in person instead of from the comforts of their home.

A real finals week is back!

Kira Sidhu, Staff Writer December 19, 2021

The first finals week of the post-online school era has students and staff wondering what to expect after a year of virtual testing experiences. Sophomores and freshmen in particular have no prior experience...

PSAT day horror stories occur throughout the day as College Board accumulates more and more power.

Annual PSAT day fails to meet standards again

Kira Sidhu, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

Ahh, PSAT day. We may have sharpened our No. 2 pencils to perfection the night before, but the school seems to have missed the point.  It’s clear the district really tried to change things up this...

Members of the wind ensemble class play Sleigh Ride with their special masks, which include a slit for the instrument.

Masks introduced to band program

Kira Sidhu, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Ever worn a mask with a slit right in the middle of it?  As the Cal High instrumental music program brings in-person playing back to life, many band students can now answer “yes” to that question. After...

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