The Californian

Grizzly athletes leave the den

Senior committed athletes, front row from left to right, Blake Hazelton, Nikki Trucco, Lexi Trucco, Connor Lawrence, and Josh Giffins; second row: Brody Steinhart, JP Guimareas, Dylan Lisle, Daniella Hawkins, Lainey Hanehan, and Alexis Burt; third row: Mark Balleza, Karl Lovett, Alex Zhu, Sydney Hammill, Amanda Robman, and Sydney Frankenberger.

Ben Rettig and Cameron McKeon, Sports Writers

May 29, 2019

Cal High has 17 student-athletes who distinguished themselves to such an extent these past four years that they’ll be playing their respective sports next year at the collegiate level. Daniella Hawkins After distinguishing herself as one of the top swimmers in the state, Daniella Hawkins will b...

Our education system breeds ignorance

Our education system breeds ignorance

Sam Campopiano, Managing Editor

May 29, 2019

The days of education and the formation of a well-rounded individual are long gone and have been replaced by a formal schooling factory model of education.   A well rounded individual who received an education is well versed in literature, history, philosophy, mathematics, the laws of nature, and the w...

Some students choose military after graduation

Seven seniors are joining the military after graduation including, from left to right, Samantha D’Arpino, Cole Waskey, Aidan Otero, and Luke Nye. Not pictured are Luca Dickten, Josh Ferrer and Ezekiel Nunez.

Luca Dickten, Opinions Editor

May 29, 2019

With the school year drawing to a close, the majority of seniors look forward to joining thousands of other bright-eyed freshmen at our nation’s countless universities.  But some seniors feel a duty to join a much more exclusive group. Less than one percent of the entire population of th...

Colleges place too much importance on SAT scores

Maddy Klessel, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Colleges need to start looking beyond a one-time standardized test taken within four hours to determine who gets accepted to their schools. The SAT and ACT are over analyzed by colleges in order to make a life altering decision for potential students.  The SAT contains reading, writing, and two mat...

Gao a world master at business

Kristen Gao will be attending three different colleges, located in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, within the next four years to receive three degrees in Business Administration.

Michelle Wang, Editor in Chief

May 25, 2017

“Three world-class universities. Three continents. Three degrees. One unparalleled experience.” This is the motto World Bachelor’s in Business (WBB) at University of Southern California, where senior Kristen Gao will be attending this fall to study Business Administration.  Through this...

Students take different paths to college

Christine Lee and Kallie Sedrel

May 25, 2017

Seniors, there are only a few days of high school left. This means last memories of high school, a packed summer to make new memories and, most importantly, the inevitable journey ahead for each one of you.  One key event happening  shortly after graduation for the majority of students...

Cal says bye to Tussy, Wall

Kaitlyn Martin, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017

Cal High has seen a lot of great staff members retire during the 2016-17 school year.  Teacher Kathy Tussy and counselor Eileen Wall are retiring next week, joining math teacher Fred Albano and college career counselor Harvalee Grimm, both of whom left earlier this year.  Combined, they...

Block schedule helps in college

Kimberlee Saxer, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017

Most colleges offer incoming students the ability to pick and choose their classes and the days these classes take place. Theoretically, students create their own version of a block schedule. A block schedule, as we know, requires students to remember an odd and even schedule, A and B. While it...

An ode to senioritis

Sarah Chi, Opinions Editor

May 25, 2017

From the era of Berger to Cranford  Many have dealt this notorious word: Senioritis Diagnosis - August 15, ’16 Epidemic in the Cal High regime Horrible lazy no-good teenagers  Ditch all night essays for all night ragers and pay one hundred bucks for ball tickets but...

Letter to underclassmen

Ashley Mosbacher, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017

Dear underclassmen, It’s true what they say, high school will be and is the fastest four years of your life. It seems like just yesterday when I first stepped onto this crazy campus filled with what appeared to be fully grown men with beards. This sight was terrifying considering I was only 14....

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