The Californian

Homework policy still ignored

Homework policy still ignored

Maira Nigaar, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Stress levels are rapidly increasing in high school students, so it begs the question: Is the district’s homework policy really as effective as it’s meant to be?  As an attempt to reduce stress in students, the district introduced years ago a homework policy that supposedly limited the amount ...

Stress culminates for students during finals

Brynn Kan, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

Filed under News

December is always one of the most stressful times of the year at Cal High.  Freshmen are experiencing their first finals week, while many sophomores face the added pressure of their first finals in AP classes. Juniors are overwhelmed because, well, it’s junior year,  and seniors are ...

Tiger parents

April 25, 2012

Filed under Features

by Joshua Gu, staff writer As Cal High becomes an increasingly competitive environment, it is not uncommon for parents to put students under pressure to encourage better academic, athletic, and social performance. But these demands can sometimes be unnecessary and even detrimental. Parental pressure...

Students’ lack of sleep creates more stress

April 25, 2012

Filed under Features

by Justine Chang, staff writer Now that it’s second semester, many students are hitting a huge obstacle in their school life – a serious lack of sleep. Many students say they usually get six or fewer hours of sleep a night. For a lot of students, this is because of extracurricular activities,...

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