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Memorial dedicated to fallen student

Memorial dedicated to fallen student

Ben Rettig, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


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The afternoon of Nov. 27 was one of remembrance for the Cal High community as one of their own was forever etched in the foundation of campus. Lance Corporal Kyle D. Crowley, a proud Cal graduate and even prouder Marine, was honored with a stone memorial dedicated to him in the school quad.  ...

Stress culminates for students during finals

Brynn Kan, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


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December is always one of the most stressful times of the year at Cal High.  Freshmen are experiencing their first finals week, while many sophomores face the added pressure of their first finals in AP classes. Juniors are overwhelmed because, well, it’s junior year,  and seniors are ...

How to stay safe and prepare for a fire

Maddy Klessel, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


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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...

After the Fire

After the Fire

Sabrina Contreras, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


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The smoke-filled skies in San Ramon last month reflected a tragedy of the Butte County  Camp Fire.  More than 153,000 acres of land was destroyed, 85 people lost their lives and nearly 14,000 structures were destroyed, making this fire the deadliest and most destructive fire in Californi...

Handling academic pressure in high school

Handling academic pressure in high school

Shiphrah Moses, Freshman Columnist

December 18, 2018


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I was in a classroom one day last month talking to my friend about an upcoming meeting with my counselor.      As we discussed our academic future, my friend started to talk about how stressed he was. When I brought up the prospect of him talking to the counselor for help, he laughed at m...

Star Wars fan film released this week

Star Wars fan film released this week

Sam Campopiano, Managing Editor

December 18, 2018


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For the first time in three years, Disney has decided not to release a Star Wars film in December.  But that does not mean that there won’t be any new Star Wars content this winter.   Star Wars Theory, the most popular Star Wars channel on YouTube, has been working on a fan-made Star Wa...

Campus leaders have new plans

Campus leaders have new plans

Kate Hong, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


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Senior Tanner Draper seems like he was meant for his role as ASB president. Draper has been a class president ever since middle school, including his freshman, sophomore, and junior years, before being elected ASB president last spring. As head of student government, Draper believes that he can...

City Center finally opens

City Center finally opens

Rachel Pak, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


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After years of construction, planning, and hard work, the City Center Bishop Ranch is finally open to the public.  The 300,000-square-foot center on Bollinger Canyon Road near the Target shopping center features 70 different shops and restaurants.  The $300 million City Center also feat...

Thanksgiving’s main course is a real turkey

Thanksgiving’s main course is a real turkey

Lulu Khalil, Freshman Columnist

November 15, 2018


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It’s November, and you know what that means. Thanksgiving is right around the corner.  For most of us, I think it’s safe to say that food comes to mind when we think of Thanksgiving.  We’ve all heard the kindergarten story of how the pilgrims landed in North America and had ...

Writing up a storm

Writing up a storm

Varsha Ravi, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


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An empty coffee cup balances on a sheaf of stained notes on the edge of your table as you squint at the messy word document that’s become your home for the past month.  The word count crawls by, until finally, you hit the magic number: 50,000. A handful of Cal High students are living th...

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