The Californian

Grizzly athletes leave the den

Grizzly athletes leave the den

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...

Grizzlies shine in postseason

Grizzlies shine in postseason

Andrew Sousa, Reporter

May 29, 2019

Senior Daniella Hawkins ended her high school swimming career on a high note. Hawkins placed second in the 500 freestyle event at the CIF State Championships on May 17-18 at Clovis West High School.  “I was really excited to get second, because I had never placed that high in state befo...

Summer different for seniors and juniors

Summer different for seniors and juniors

Michelle Kuperman, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

For seniors it’s time to kick their feet up and sip on some iced tea under the sun. All their hard work paid off and they know exactly where they are headed in the fall.  But for juniors this summer is their last chance to squeeze in as much volunteering as possible, put in final preparations for...

How seniors are spending their last summer

Marley Fernandez, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017

Yearbooks will be signed and caps will be thrown. The class of 2017 will come together for one last hurrah at graduation before they go their separate ways for summer.  With high school officially over, each student has more free time to enjoy the wonders of San Ramon. Who wouldn’t want...

Seniors should have a say in music for Ball

May 15, 2017

Senior Ball is the last hooray for seniors and the culmination of all dances that have come before it. It should ideally be a night that has something for everyone so all seniors can have a night to remember. But 2017’s Senior Ball does not look like it’s going to be a night for the seniors as...

Schedule policy lets seniors leave

Schedule policy lets seniors leave

Josh Iversen, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

A new district policy will allow next year’s seniors to leave campus before fifth and/or sixth period if they have already completed enough credits to graduate. This change comes at a time when the campus is more crowded than ever. Cal High staff anticipates an increase of about 70 more students...

Seniors attend military seminars

Seniors attend military seminars

Annissa Lai, Staff Writer

October 17, 2014

While most students usually breathe a sigh of relief when released for summer and plan to be lazy until the next school year, four Cal High seniors, including myself, got accepted into the nation’s highly competitive military service academy summer seminars. Instead of sleeping until the afternoon,...

Seniors say goodbye to The Californian

Seniors say goodbye to The Californian

June 5, 2014

  Ashton DeLano - Editor in Chief Joining the staff of The Californian in my freshman year was perhaps the greatest decision of my four years at this school. A single semester as a TA to adviser Brian Barr working on this amazing newspaper had me hooked on the publication forever. From then o...

Seniors lacking basic life skills

June 5, 2013

What really makes the world go round? Is it a five on an AP test, or 4.0 on a high school transcript? The answer to the above questions is a simple no. More and more society is realizing that graduating seniors are not ready for life itself. Although every graduating class is becoming increasingly...

Assasins game sweeping senior class

Darrah Cooper, Staff Writer

March 19, 2013

Throughout Cal High history, seniors have created and organized an annual game that brings paranoia, blood, sweat and tears. That game is none other than Assassins. It’s $5 per person and $10 per team to enter the game, and the godfathers of Assassins create rules and assign targets. Armed...