Senior Michelle Wang shares story on how she plans to become an Art major.
Among the many students who call the Thermond Drama Center home, Zach Grob-Lipkis is easy to spot. The junior can often be found energetically performing his lines with a script in hand, often causing the whole room to erupt in laughter.
Caroline Oliver anticipates freshman year at Barnard. Saro Acharya sets up future in film with Emerson.
Caitlyn Chen writes about her experience on “Live! With Kelly and Michael.”
Todd Dwyer lived a different life before going into academia.
ourteen juniors were honored by their teachers at the annual California Scholarship Federation (CSF) Award Ceremony breakfast on May 18.
Starting this fall, the incoming freshman class will be the first to experience a major change in the school’s GPA scale.
Despite concerns voiced by some parents and students earlier in the year, the 2016-2017 school year will have a rolling block schedule with each day.
Parents and pancakes filled the quad in late April as Redwood Middle School band director Jonathan Jow and SHS band director Jonathan Pwu quieted their ensemble of students and raised their arms to get set. The concert bands and orchestras of the middle and high school played their bittersweet final pieces for their final Pancake breakfast with two long-appreciated instructors.
Senior Michael Okuno shares thoughts about playing music for the Marine Corps Band.
In its attempt to defend its national title from last year, the varsity A History Bowl team went to Washington, D.C., from April 22-24 and placed 14th out of 168 teams at the National History Bee and Bowl tournament.
With Spanish teacher Rebeca Marshburn returning to San Antonio, Texas, next year to be closer to relatives after three years at the school, history teacher Matt Torrens has been hired to be the new activities director for next year.
After two long days, the Falcon badminton team members emerged victorious from CCS on May 13-14, sending No. 1 boys’ singles player Stephen Ding and No. 1 boys’ doubles players Partha Shah and Josh Li onward to play at the NorCal State Championships on May 21.
Decked out in maroon and and gray plaid uniforms with rackets in their hands, the boys’ tennis team was ready to take on Saint Ignatius, a high school in San Francisco, at CCS semifinals on May 12. Stakes were high and pressure rose as the Falcons, who have made CCS semifinals for four straight years, were determined to come out on top.
Outside hitter Joel Schneidmiller continues to pace the Falcons.
With a record of 11-1, the boys’ tennis team has won the De Anza League championship for the third consecutive year.
When senior Stephen Law took his stance in the block in preparation for the 1600-meter run during the April 19 meet against Fremont, he was determined not only to win but to run his best time ever. The result: Law crossed the finish line, and he had won with a time of 4:36, a personal record.
Though the Falcons kicked off the De Anza league season with a winning streak, the team has since fallen to seventh place in the division with a league record of 4-8 as of April 22.
“Good game, Wilcox!” echoed throughout the gym on April 21, as the Falcons came out victorious 22-8, their fourth consecutive win in this season.
SHSTV covers Friday night's SMASH'N event, the Student of the Month, test superstitions, a MAP field trip and the last rally of the year.
SHSTV covers the new ASB leaders, the talent show and MAP teacher Tony Palma moving into a new job with the district.
SHSTV covers seniors' college decisions, the Saratoga Music Boosters' Pancake Breakfast, the appointment
history teacher Matt Torrens as the school's new activities director for next year, and a recap of recent sports action.
Student of the Month: Melissa Hoffman
Guys and Dolls Recap
Leadership Class Controversy
SHSTV has stories on recent action in spring sports, activities director Rebeca Marshburn about her decision to return to her home town of San Antonio, Texas, after this school year, the recent TEXEX event, a hula hoop challenge to teachers by senior Luke Salin and short promo for Senior Prom.
SHSTV looks at the robotics team's successful season, Spring Fling highlights, a junior volleyball star who has verbally committed to UC Irvine and parking issues created by the beginning of construction of the new music building.
SHSTV looks at teachers' efforts to try to combat stress and experiment with different kinds of homework this year, speech and debate national qualifiers, the addition of a freshman diver to the swimming team and students' Spring Break plans.
SHSTV features reports on substitute teacher Bob Kucer, who is subbing for chemistry teacher Kathy Nakamatsu while she is out on maternity leave, Spring Fling dressup days, Winter Guard's recent competition in Las Vegas, Student of the Mnth and the details behind the still-not-completed new softball field, which is delaying the start of the team's home season.
SHSTV gives general announcements and reviews a recently opened popsicle restaurant.
SHSTV covers an upcomong Dandia event, the experiences of students with food allergies and the girls' basketball team's run to a CCS championship.
SHSTV sums up recent CCS sports action and examines the start-up business uProspie as well as the recent trip some students took to Cuernavaca, Mexico, over February break.
SHSTV features a promotion for the Benefit Fashion Show, which takes places tomorrow in the Large Gym, a recap of the boys' crushinbg and controlversial 47-44 loss in CCS to Aptos on a disputed buzzer shot, and a profile of the the student of the month.
SHSTV explores the controversy over a lack of diversity among Oscar nominees, checks in with Sue's Cafe, shows what the new creative writing elective is doing, previews the Benefit fashion show and delivers anonymous Valentine's Day roses to surprised students.
Watch the seniors take us to a galaxy far far away in their homecoming quad day on Oct. 16, 2015
Check out our amazing teachers dance for their homecoming quad day on Oct. 12, 2015.
Watch how the freshmen dive into the lost city of Atlantis on Oct. 13, 2015
Watch how the sophomores takes us to the Hundred Acre Woods on Oct 14
SHSTV shows how the juniors brought Neverland to life in their Quad Day on Oct. 15.
Junior explains President Obama's critique of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Nineteenth century statesman John C. Calhoun, best known as South Carolina’s pro-slavery champion, is perhaps one of the America’s most controversial figures. His name has become synonymous with Southern secession, the Confederacy and America’s heinous institution of slavery. Yet, in spite of criticism from the Yale’s student body, Yale University president Peter Salovey announced on April 28 that the name of the residential college called Calhoun would remain.
Sophomore shares opinion on how more students should participate in the class/ ASB voting procedure at school.
Junior explains her thoughts on AP class finals.
“Commit. That’s so gay. You’re SPED. Go kill yourself.” These are common slang terms echoing in the hallways of SHS, jests that have made their way into the daily vernacular of students.
It happens all the time. College students begin receiving offers for credit cards and begin going out to dinner every night, buying expensive clothes or taking trips with money they don't have.
A recent report by the state auditor confirmed what California students have been saying for the past several years: The admission standards for University of California schools is rigged against them.
Sophomore Amith Galivanche and Junior Amulya Vadlakonda share their life experiences with their 19-person family.
Junior delivers her thoughts on the A4 Waist Challenge.
They also learn practical construction skills.
Nonetheless, while brilliant basketball certainly drives the Warriors’ success, the Warriors have by no means revolutionized the game.
Caitlyn Chen writes about her experience on “Live! With Kelly and Michael.”
Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest, where students submit pieces describing how an author’s work impacted their lives. Katrina Coglitore won the statewide contest and will move on to the nationwide competition. Anya Herne and Karissa Dong were state finalists.
Class of 2015 alumna Mounika Narayanan stood in Wilson Plaza in the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus, surrounded by thousands of fellow students screaming at the top of their lungs at a football pep rally/bonfire on Nov. 24.
Junior drama actor shares transforming experience.
The story of how a sophomore got to hold the Golden State Warriors Championship Ring
When the Falcon’s Lifestyles editors challenged us to start conversations with pickup lines, we happily obliged.
Sophomore shares his noteworthy experience from Washington D.C.
Sophomore shares History Bowl Experience in Washington D.C.
When I was in sixth grade, one of the yearbook staffers at Redwood Middle School asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. On first instinct, I replied, “I want to be on TV one day.”
Thrifting through a plethora of fabrics, scanning Sephora’s neat rows of makeup products or even gazing down an aisle of snacks at Safeway — I love it all.
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May 28: Senior Ball
May 31: Senior Day/Senior Awards Night
June 2: Graduation
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