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

The Dougherty Station Community Center has planned new activities and events for the building once it reopens in 2023.

Dougherty Community Center prepares for remodeling

Rohan Iyer, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

The Dougherty Station Community Center has stood since 2005 as a place for group activities and community events, but recently the space has been going underutilized. Because of this, the center, located...

New AP Lit teacher Wade Wilgus lectures his class. Rotating substitutes taught the class before he started on Sept. 7.

AP classes affected by teacher shortage

Rohan Iyer, Staff Writer October 13, 2022

Senior Spandan Kottakota never expected that the AP Physics class he signed up for last year would be canceled because no teacher could be hired. “The week right before school started I got an email...

Black actors cast in historically white roles cause controversy

Rohan Iyer, Staff Writer May 28, 2021

Representation has always been a problem for people of different ethnicities and races, especially in the film industry, with massive controversy rising because of the lack of jobs for people of color...

District figures show that the number of high school and middle school students who earned a F or D in English skyrocketed last fall, compared to the first semester of the 2019-20 school year.

Number of students failing English, math soars with remote learning

Rohan Iyer, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

Too much screen time and a greater difficulty to focus during class aren’t the only problems that have arisen with online learning. The fast growing number of failing students in key academic classes...

Junior Julianna Ho displays some of the rings shes been selling for her new jewelry business, Juliannas Jewelry.

Julianna Ho’s jewelry business a shining success

Rohan Iyer, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

Jewelry is a complicated business, and one that not many students get involved with. Despite this, people in the San Ramon area get to witness the start of a new local jewelry business from a Cal High...

The classic novels “Of Mice and Men” and “To Kill a Mockingbird” - displayed here in Cal Highs library - have the attention of some students, who are pushing for the district to remove them from the freshmen required reading list because they include offensive racial slurs such as the N-word and are deemed by some to be too discriminating.

Students call for better representation in English curriculum

Rohan Iyer, Staff Writer November 6, 2020

Black Lives Matter is a movement that many people have heard of, but not many are aware of the effect this could have on the English curriculum.  Students from the district’s four high schools...

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