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Should Americans be allowed to take a knee during the National Anthem?

Colin Kaepernick's decision has spurred a nationwide debate on kneeling during the National Anthem.
November 7, 2017

YES Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “A time comes where silence is betrayal.”  In a time where racial prejudice and oppression of specific groups are on the rise, King’s words encourage...

Multicultural fair showcases ethnicities

Senior Katelyn Hefter performed a traditional Irish dance for Cal High’s Multicultural Fair during lunch on April 14.
Annual event promotes cultural diversity on campus
April 29, 2016

For the past four years, Cal High has celebrated the Multicultural Faire with its students through a variety of cultural-based clubs to bring awareness to the cultures present on the school’s campus. Cal...

Drug use doubles between freshman, junior years

Healthy Kids Survey shows jump to 29 percent in two years
April 29, 2016

Drug use among Cal High students is on the rise. Results from the state’s 2014-15 Healthy Kids Survey show that alcohol and drug use for Cal students nearly doubled between freshman and junior years. Freshmen...

Downtown San Ramon to be completed in 2018

Downtown San Ramon to be completed in 2018
Construction on massive project starts nine years after conception
March 15, 2016

In spring of 2007, the city of San Ramon officially approved and finalized the building of a new City Center on about 40 acres located at the intersection of Bollinger Canyon Road and Camino Ramon. Though...

New SAT is here

Standardized Test with Pencil
Changes to test viewed with skepticism before being administered on March 5
March 15, 2016

The SAT has been one of the most intimidating and constant institutions that has loomed over high schoolers since its creation in the 1920s. Over the last few years, the SAT has been undergoing a very...

Minju Kim flexes her piano skills

Minju Kim practices for hours on end, working toward her next achievement. She has received much acclaim for her talent, including playing at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Gifted junior performed at Carnegie Hall over the summer
October 19, 2015

Some Cal High students think that reciting a speech in front of their class is nerve wracking. Imagine playing piano in front of a hundreds of people in one of the world’s most famous venues. This...

Goodbye, Cal High (Pt. 1)

Goodbye, Cal High (Pt. 1)
June 9, 2015

As we roll into June, the seniors begin to say their final goodbyes to Cal High. It’s bittersweet. There are so many things to look forward to, especially graduation and the world beyond high school. But...

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