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

Joke ASB president candidate Bransen Tong flashes his stunning ‘presidential’ smile.

Joke campaign is never going to give you up

Shravya Salem Sathish, Online Editor May 27, 2022

Every year, elections represent the ambitious aspirations of innovative students striving to make a serious difference. Except for junior Bransen Tong, the fake ASB President candidate who was more...

From left to right, Miles Vetrovec, Maya Chakravarthi, Lia Roy, Devin Addiego, Madison Reedy, Saachi Sharma, and Kit Town rehearse for their upcoming performance in “Clue”. The closing show is tonight at 7 p.m.

‘Clue’ in on Cal’s spring play

Shravya Salem Sathish, Online Editor April 29, 2022

Most board games induce thoughts of vacation nights, childish arguments and the back of a dusty closet that hasn’t been touched since middle school. But not Clue. A comical but chilling mystery, it...

Students playing Wordle huddle around with their phones, hoping to get today’s word right.

Wordle pops off

Shravya Salem Sathish, Online Editor March 18, 2022

Not too long ago, sudoku and crossword puzzles seemed like the only representatives for the long exhausted grid games.  Then came Wordle, an unadorned, quick word game that planted itself into everyone’s...

Senior Hana Snyder holds her certification for passing the Advanced Level in a previous CM exam.

New instrumental exam procedures lack fundamentals

Shravya Salem Sathish, Online Editor February 14, 2022

The 2022 Certificate of Merit (CM) instrumental exams are like a movie with no climax–hours of practice to end up filming in front of no one. CM is a standardized music curriculum sponsored by the...

International travel bans arent helping people any more than wearing your mask halfway.

Omicron variant travel ban is more than unfair

Shravya Salem Sathish, Online Editor December 21, 2021

Opinion columns reflect the view of the staff writer. Not long after the situation with the pandemic seemed to return to normal, the world was thrown another curveball in the form of the omicron variant...

Chavez trains hard to continue her run of excellence.

Madison Chavez wraps up successful high school run

Shravya Salem Sathish, Online Editor November 18, 2021

Being team captain, qualifying for state championships, and earning a college scholarship in athletics might sound like a dream.  But for cross country runner and senior Madison Chavez, it’s real. Chavez...

Technology received nearly 2/3rds of COVID-19 funding for the district.

District and site budgets reflect pandemic

Shravya Salem Sathish, Online Editor October 15, 2021

The focus of the district’s budgets has shifted during remote and in-person learning.  In March 2020, the state issued learning loss mitigation funds, which addressed the transition to online instruction...

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