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

Freshmen cheer from the Class of 2027 float. Volunteers covered graffiti on the float so it could run in the parade.

Parade marches on despite racist graffiti

Ylin Zhu and Andrew Ma October 5, 2023

Three class floats were found vandalized with racially charged graffiti last Friday morning, just hours before Cal High’s annual homecoming parade that was part of the school’s 50th anniversary celebration. Leadership...

A sign indicating one of the new rules are now in place to improve campus security is now attached to campus gates.

Dublin teen allegedly attacks student

Ylin Zhu and Andrew Ma May 26, 2023

Three Dublin High students entered Cal High’s campus and allegedly attacked a sophomore boy on May 8, leaving students, staff, and parents in the community shaken. A video of the alleged attack shows...

American Cancer Society president senior Brianna Marbella, left, and American Cancer Society secretary senior Veer Pudupak prepare for Relay for Life on the football track.

Relay For Life fundraises for cancer

Ylin Zhu, News Editor March 15, 2023

The Relay Race for Life is coming to Cal High on Saturday as people from all over the community walk together to raise money and spread awareness of cancer. The relay will take place on Cal’s track...

Scanners accompanied by designated computers have been installed in classrooms for students to use to check into class.

New attendance scanners have mixed results

Vedant Desikamani and Ylin Zhu November 18, 2022

Cal High’s new ID scanners were implemented in October with the purpose of streamlining the attendance system. But they have created attendance errors, false tardies and other issues as students and...

Students were asked to make two Vans designs that reflected their hometown. “Hometown Pride” featured drawings, and “VanD(IY)oren Legacy” involved more sculpting and 3D art.

Art students place top 50 in Vans Culture Contest

Ylin Zhu, News Editor May 27, 2022

Imagine having your flashy design grace a pair of Vans worn by skaters pulling off kickflips at the San Ramon Skate Park. This could have happened for Cal High students Nicolette Ogne and Sathvika Sitaraman,...

New refrigerated vending machines from SRVUSD are kept in storage.

Vending machines soon to be replaced

Ylin Zhu, News Editor April 29, 2022

The vending machines that have populated the school campus for about a decade were recently moved to storage during spring break and will eventually be replaced by two new refrigerated ones that provide...

Junior Noelani Ching swings during a recent softball game.

Cal athletes spring back into action

Baseball Cal’s baseball team has a lot of potential, as five members of the team are already committed to play in college, including three at Division 1 schools. Seniors Nic Bronzini and Raoul...

While students have to remain masked indoors, some other protocols related to COVID-19 have changed across district campuses such as Cal High.

Omicron changes students’ perspective

Ylin Zhu, News Editor February 10, 2022

Since the beginning of the second semester up to the end of Jan., COVID-19 cases had been rising because of the new Omicron variant, causing students to become more acutely aware of the virus at school. “Since...

Derek OBrien dribbles up field with the ball for the Grizzlies, who are off to a 3-1-3 start.

Soccer teams kick off a new season

Ylin Zhu, News Editor December 21, 2021

With the interrupted season last year at the height of the pandemic, members of Cal High’s women’s varsity soccer team are ready to compete and face the challenges of a real season. One of the main...

Cal High students enjoy eating  lunch outside in the quad during nice weather. When it gets too cold and starts raining, administrators told students they would be allowed to eat inside the main building despite the mask mandate indoors.

Students allowed to eat lunch indoors

Ylin Zhu, News Editor November 29, 2021

‘Masks indoors!’ is a rule students have had to follow since the beginning of the school year, But with the return of rainy weather, students can now eat inside on days with rain or poor air quality. Students...

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