The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

Third degree black belt Eric Chua performs a front kick

Eric Chua wins gold for the kick of it

Marcus Chalasani, Staff Writer May 26, 2023

Junior Eric Chua won his 18th gold medal for Taekwondo at the Pan American Junior Championship for Taekwondo in the Dominican Republic in April. Chua won two gold medals for freestyle, where his team...

Cal High junior Kaartik Tejwani stands with his BMX bike. Tejwani, who has been riding for three years, plans to restore the BMX track at Memorial Park early next year.

Student plans to restore BMX track

Marcus Chalasani, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

For nearly two decades, Memorial Park’s BMX track has remained unkempt. But Cal High junior Kaartik Tejwani, an avid mountain biker, has decided to change that. Tejwani is planning to restore the track...

Junior Ben Johnson makes a pitch for the Grizzlies.

Drastic MLB rule changes coming this season

Marcus Chalasani, Staff Writer March 15, 2023

The Major League Baseball scene has had a notorious problem with game lengths. The root cause stems from professional baseball being played for nine innings or more. Due to the nature of the game, there...

Grace Dalmada (1604) and Jenna Lightner (1634) lead the pack in this race last year for Cals track team. The team will make cuts for the first time this season.

Cuts coming for this track season

Marcus Chalasani, Staff Writer February 9, 2023

Cal High’s track and field team has long been seen as one of the most accessible sports to athletes because none were ever cut from the program. But that will change with cuts being introduced this...

Mihir Arya, left, and Rishabh Jhamnani show off their Nütrl app logo on a Macbook.

Students create app against political bias

Marcus Chalasani and Vedant Desikamani December 19, 2022

All-nighters and Spanish helped create an app. Cal High seniors Mihir Arya and Rishabh Jhamnani created Nütrl, an app aimed at preventing political polarization by giving a score to an article based...

New sports psychologist Maite Reece speaks to members of Cal High’s cross county team during a recent session in the library. Reece, the school’s first sports psychologist, worked with several teams this fall season.

Cal welcomes new sports psychologist

Marcus Chalasani and Andrew Chen November 18, 2022

The first part of Maite Reece’s job is to kick the coach out of the room. This may seem harsh, but Cal High’s new intern sports psychologist says this step is necessary for student athletes to be...

Chad Ross became Cal High’s new athletic director in August.

Chad Ross takes over as new athletic director

Marcus Chalasani, Staff Writer October 13, 2022

New athletic director Chad Ross was getting sports scholarships as a Grizzly before iPhones existed. Now as Cal High’s athletic director, Ross supports student-athletes and coaches to ensure the school’s...

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