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Farewell Editorial

Hannah Martinez May 21, 2019

By Hannah Martinez I started Nest News as a sophomore in 2016, with absolutely no idea what I was doing. I knew two things: one, that I wanted to bring back Cal High's newspaper, which laid dead for...

Teachers Beat Students in Head-to-Head ComedySportz Game

Hannah Martinez May 21, 2019

The Cal cafeteria hosts a special gem on Wednesday nights: ComedySportz, an improv standup comedy game designed to make you die of laughter as students and occasionally teachers bounce off puns, jokes,...

Future Condor Night at Cal High

Hannah Martinez March 22, 2019

Photo by Mr. Hochadel On the evening of March 21, the rain cleared just in time for another outstanding Future Condor Night at Cal High. Hundreds of soon-to-be freshmen and their families had the opportunity...

“Imagine taking away someone’s education to make your kid look good”: Students’ Perspective on the College Admissions Scandal

Hannah Martinez March 20, 2019

By Hannah Martinez "At first I felt like laughing, like are you serious?" Eirenne O'Neill, a freshman at USC, tells me over the phone. "It was on the news. It's not something you expect to happen,...

Cal’s CSF Raises Funds Via Knott’s CSF Night

Hannah Martinez March 20, 2019

In a night of fun for everyone, Cal's charter for CSF raised scholarship money for its Lifetime Members this year through Knott's Berry Farm's CSF Night. The gates opened for ticket-holders at...

The Evening of the Talking Cow: Another Successful ComedySportz Night

Hannah Martinez January 28, 2019

"Over the last few weeks there's been a rift in our ComedySportz team," beloved ComedySportz referee Sylvie tells her enraptured audience. "They've split up into teams of red and blue, and tonight they're...

Breaking News: Boys’ Water Polo Advances to Regional Championships

Hannah Martinez November 17, 2018

Huntington Beach - Cal High’s Boys’ water polo made history by being the first to make it to state championships ever.   Photo courtesy of Mr. Schloss  After a tense match against Brentwood...

Band Jamboree

Hannah Martinez November 16, 2018

Band Jam 2018 saw all the bands from the Whittier High School District come together at the Cal Hi stadium to show off their stuff. Cal High shined with their performance of "The Jewel and the Dragon". After...

Cal Condors Clinch CIF

Hannah Martinez November 14, 2018

On Saturday, the Cal men's waterpolo team saw all their hard work go to good as they went into the finals for the CIF Division 5 Championship. CIF Hopes "[CIF] was our goal since the beginning,"...

About Nest News

Hannah Martinez November 5, 2018

Nest News was founded in 2016 by a group of sophomores who, simply put, liked to write. From the start, its mission has been to provide quality writing in the form of op-eds, coverage of school events,...

Homecoming 2018

Hannah Martinez October 2, 2018

Homecoming this year was a huge success. Set to the theme of "Down the Rabbit Hole", this year's hoco was held at the exclusive Hangar 21 in Fullerton. Condors came to dance underneath the sky, enjoy...

Too Human

Hannah Martinez October 1, 2018

Too Human By Hannah Martinez Prologue The pod is on fire, and for once, it’s not my fault. “Rovieta. Warning. Fire detected,” says the intelligence radar, and I want to kick it where it hurts....

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