The Californian

Pro sports are slowly starting up again

Pro sports are slowly starting up again

Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor

June 15, 2020

With most states slowly reopening, the hope for the return of professional sports has reopened as well. Specifically in California, 51 of the 58 counties have entered or will soon enter Phase 3 of Gov. Gavin Newson’s plan, which includes the reopening of live professional sports, albeit without...

Cal’s 2020 Class is the first ever to have a virtual graduation ceremony

Cal's 2020 Class is the first ever to have a virtual graduation ceremony

Avni Kalur, Staff Writer

May 29, 2020

Across the top of the Cal High website lies a red stripe stating that class is canceled for the remainder of the 2019-2020 year.  For freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, this means missing out on creating more memories with friends and finishing out the school year as expected. For seniors,...

Seniors are making the most of their time in quarantine

Seniors are making the most of their time in quarantine

Michelle Kuperman, A&E Editor

May 29, 2020

The class of 2020 walked off campus on March 13 not knowing that it would be there last time in high school.  My classmates and I struggled the first couple weeks handling the news of not being able to participate in many senior traditions and having to leave behind classmates and teachers without...

‘Zoom bombers’ target Cal High’s video conference with Vietnam War veterans

With online classes using virtual meetings to hold lectures, people have found ways to hack into these calls to disrupt the peace.

Isabelle Coburn, Online Editor

May 24, 2020

Nearly 100 Cal High juniors had their Zoom meeting for U.S. history hijacked on Friday when they were continuously shown screen shared videos depicting racial abuse, suicide, executions, and pornographic material.  The meeting was designed to give students taking U.S. history an opportunity to...

People are turning to outdoor activities during quarantine

The Tri-Valley is home to many outdoor trails used by equestrians, pedestrians, and cyclists, such as the Pleasanton Ridge Trail.

Ananya Nag, News Editor

May 24, 2020

With the shelter-in-place order set indefinitely, people are resorting to outdoor activities to keep themselves busy and active. In an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, gyms, malls, school sports, and all other forms of social gatherings have been suspended. During this time,...

Students are picking up hobbies during shelter-in-place

Many students have turned to baking as a cure for their boredom during quarantine.

Nick Harvey, Opinion Editor

May 21, 2020

Students have been up to a variety of interesting activities during the stay-at-home orders, from mastering the art of lockpicking to adjusting to online learning. Although students have had to continue doing their schoolwork, most students are doing less schoolwork and as a result have found themselves...

School was better than this

Angela Zhang, Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

“I’m bored.”  Don’t worry, we’ve all said it. To many people’s surprise, including my own, this break has not been the usual vacation from school that was expected. Instead of being able to hang out or play sports, we get to spend a good amount of time in our lovely homes. On top...

Quarantine Journals

Quarantine Journals

Miranda LeGate, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

Feeling depressed, anxious, or just generally going nuts in self isolation? This may help! In all honesty for the first three days of this thing I barely got out of bed. How was I supposed to function when the world was falling apart? But after I was able to develop a schedule, things started looking...