The Californian

Is this really the start of the school year or just an extended summer with homework?

Participation has been hard to do over a virtual platform.

Nick Harvey and Isabelle Coburn

August 28, 2020

Cal High students and staff returned to school earlier this month just as they have done in previous years with one major change - school is entirely remote. After the San Ramon Unified School District Board of Education unanimously voted on July 16 to start the school year remotely because of the...

Anonymous Cal student posts racist comment during class on the first day of school

The beginning of the 2020-2021 remote school year has brought forth a new set of challenges that Cal staff and students alike have to face.

Angela Deanne Paloma and Ronnie Gogoi

August 14, 2020

Cal High was once again attacked by an anonymous act of racism when a student submitted a racist comment in a virtual lesson on, of all days, the first day of school. In a letter emailed to the school community Thursday afternoon, Principal Megan Keefer wrote that a student posted, “I wish...all...

School board trustees change their minds – students to return fully remote

School board trustees change their minds - students to return fully remote

Christine Oh, News Editor

July 16, 2020

Two days after deciding to send students back to school on a hybrid learning model, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education reversed course and revised its plan for reopening to a full remote, block schedule during Thursday night’s meeting. The unanimous 5-0 decision, live-streamed...

District board supports students returning to campus full time in the fall

District board supports students returning to campus full time in the fall

Christine Oh, News Editor

June 24, 2020

Students in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District will return to campus full-time in August if the school board has its way. The district’s Board of Education said it unanimously supports having students on campus for a full-time in-person schedule during Tuesday night’s meeting streamed...

Seniors lose out on graduation ceremony, and so much more

Yard signs decorate the homes of many seniors, thanks to Cal High Parents through the PTSA.

Avni Kalur, Staff Writer

May 22, 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,...