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Colleges place too much importance on SAT scores

Maddy Klessel, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Colleges need to start looking beyond a one-time standardized test taken within four hours to determine who gets accepted to their schools. The SAT and ACT are over analyzed by colleges in order to make a life altering decision for potential students.  The SAT contains reading, writing, and two mat...

Men’s softball plater goes international

Men’s softball plater goes international

Aidan Trejo and Maddy Klessel, Staff Writers

May 2, 2019

Junior Ethan Rodriguez grew up playing the game of baseball since he was a little kid. But it wasn’t until  recently that he made the worthwhile switch to men’s fastpitch softball. Rodriguez’s dad, Johnny Rodriguez, originally introduced his son to baseball, a sport he played from li...

The real cost of Senior Ball

The real cost of Senior Ball

Maddy Klessel, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Senior Ball has just ended for Cal High. The wild dancing and loud singing last Saturday night was all fun and games until some girls got home and realized they had just spent nearly $500 for one three-hour long night.  Simply put, some girls have to put in far more effort, and money, when it...

How to stay safe and prepare for a fire

Maddy Klessel, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

lifornia devastated the lives of many people in Butte County last month. Paradise, a town in Butte County, was wiped out, forcing residents to flee for their lives. Many Cal High alumni attending Chico State came home early  for Thanksgiving break because of the fire.  In the case of a wil...

College apps are not fun

Maddy Klessel, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

Welcome to senior year, seniors! The fun year ahead of you will slowly approach, but until then you’re stuck completing the long, dreaded process of college apps.  Not only do seniors have extracurricular activities, sports, and schoolwork, but they now also have to add college apps. College...

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