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The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

Students need to be informed

Staff Editors March 15, 2023

Cal High received a call about a bomb threat on Feb. 22. After the threat was received, the school went into a secure campus and ultimately transitioned into a lockdown. As the lockdown was happening,...

Cal High students are among the many Americans struggling to combat rising inflation.

Rising inflation is hitting Cal High students hard as well

Mansi Swaminathan, Features Editor November 18, 2022

As inflation continues to eat away at many Californians’ wallets, it is clear the overall cost of living in the Golden State has caused stress to many. And it’s not just adults feeling the pinch....

Due to the cancellation of school for the rest of the semester, spring sports have been stopped mid way into the season.

Spring sports seasons cancelled due to coronavirus

Sabrina Contreras, Co Managing Editor May 24, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic swept through the United States in March, professional, collegiate, high school and youth sports were canceled, devastating many athletes.   This includes many...

Many late March and April birthdays were held in cul-de-sacs as guests would arrive in cars to honk at the birthday person.

San Ramon community spreads positivity amid the pandemic

Emmy Burrus, Co Editor-in-Chief May 22, 2020

Since March 17, counties across the Bay Area have been on a strict shelter-in-place order to combat the coronavirus pandemic.  Despite being stuck indoors for the most part, people have still been...

Marta Albertoni from Italy and Vilma Nilson from Sweden (pictured left to right) had to be sent back home after school closed on March 13.

Exchange students’ year is cut short at Cal

Christine Oh, Co Editor-in-Chief May 22, 2020

When the San Ramon Valley Unified School District made the decision to temporarily close all schools on March 13, students prepared to stay inside, do schoolwork online, and stay safe from the coronavirus...

Sterling Daly is a graduating senior from Castro Valley High School. Due to the closure of schools, he celebrated his graduation at home.

Schools worldwide have responded to coronavirus pandemic in different ways

Isabelle Coburn, Online Editor May 22, 2020

Schools from all over the world rushed to take action when the coronavirus pandemic spread in February and March, forcing most schools to close.  In the urgency to set up virtual education, different...

This picture was taken at the Safeway on San Ramon Valley Blvd. before the mandate to wear face masks in public.

Cal High students are working in grocery stores as essential workers

Liann Bielicki, Staff Writer May 21, 2020

Mile-long lines, brawls over toilet paper and waves of frenzied shopping have put the brunt of the coronavirus panic on grocery store workers.  While other workers across the world may find ways...

Many students have turned to baking as a cure for their boredom during quarantine.

Students are picking up hobbies during shelter-in-place

Nick Harvey, reporter May 21, 2020

Students have been up to a variety of interesting activities during the stay-at-home orders, from mastering the art of lockpicking to adjusting to online learning. Although students have had to continue...

All fast food restaurants have switched to providing their services solely through drive through.

What it’s like to be a fast food worker during the pandemic

Lorelai Slaydon, Staff Writer, Photographer, Artist May 21, 2020

Customer service and taking care of their staff has always been the highest priority for In-N-Out Burger, and the coronavirus pandemic is even more of a reason to show that. After recently becoming...

Many families have gathered over virtual platforms such as Zoom to celebrate holidays together.

Families celebrate holidays in quarantine

Nick Harvey, Reporter May 10, 2020

One of the numerous aspects of daily life that has been changed by the coronavirus pandemic is the celebration of holidays, which is especially interesting considering the abundance of holidays in late...

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