Saratoga Falcon

October 12, 2017

Sarah Smails regains use of her shoulder after getting a labral tear

October 12, 2017

Sports may face cuts due to a lack of funds

October 18, 2017

To help the evacuees, the Leadership class held a donation drive on Oct. 11-12. The goal was to collect as many basic necessities as possible, such as clothing, canned foods, water, toiletries, blankets and school supplies.


October 18, 2017

The school-run Instagram account @gotogapower has gained 100 more followers this year as it tries to cover daily school events through photos and captions.  

October 18, 2017

Walking down the streets of Hongdae in Seoul, the center of South Korea’s youthful nightlife, senior Daniel Ryu was surrounded by Korean urban street art and underground music; however, most of the people he saw were wearing American streetwear brands like Stussy, Supreme, Obey, Vans and Nike.

October 19, 2017

SHSTV covers the run, hide and defend drill scheduled for next week, the student of the month and Red Ribbon Week.

October 19, 2017

After 47 years, local market announces its closure following Amazon's new partnership with Whole Foods.

Fall play premiers mid-November
Letting the caged bird sing: English teacher revitalizes poetry on campus
New registrar chose career in education after long tech career
Chen and Morelle join the Sharks
Greek life suits some alumni and turns off others
Parents tracking kids' internet activities met with mixed reactions
4-day weekend benefits students
October 19, 2017 — by Jessica Wang

This year's drama production of "You Can't Take It With You" sets the record for largest Fall cast. 

October 19, 2017 — by Sherrie Shen

New poetry club receives exceptional amount of attention during Club Fair. 

October 19, 2017 — by Sandhya Sundaram and Ananya Vadlakonda

New-registrar adjusts to new position after 25 years in engineering, marketing, and management.

October 19, 2017 — by Jay Kim and Elaine Toh

Teachers add Shark Tank projects to their curriculum to encourage student entrepreneurship.

October 18, 2017 — by Rahul Vadlakonda

Two months ago, during a hazing ritual, students at the Beta Theta Pi fraternity at Pennsylvania State University dropped an unconscious fraternity member down the a flight of basement stairs, causing him massive head trauma and killing him.

October 17, 2017 — by Connie Liang and Phoebe Wang

Tracking and limiting childrens' screen time has both benefits and harms.

October 17, 2017 — by Callia Yuan and Anishi Patel

Calendar committe and administation adds a 4-day weekend in October

Teachers exercise to stay fit, relieve stress
Why Adidas is surpassing the Swoosh
Girls' golf puts itself in strong position
Cross country teams try to keep pace
Boys’ water polo piles up losses
Field hockey hoping to end season successfully
Girls’ water polo continues to struggle in upper league
October 20, 2017 — by Daniel Bessonov and Jeffrey Xu

Mr. Orre's daily workout consists of a combination of weightlifting, gymnastics and classic cardio exercises that range from 7 to 45 minutes.

October 19, 2017 — by Leo Cao

Reporter argues that Adidas has now overpassed Nike.

October 19, 2017 — by Elaine Fan and Lina Kim

Results of recent girls' golf matches. 

October 19, 2017 — by Mathew Luo and Elaine Sun

Results of the recent boys' and girls' country meets.

October 18, 2017 — by Rahul Vadlakonda and Phoebe Wang

The boys’ water polo team has struggled to find victory this season, holding a 1-7 league record as of Oct. 16.

October 17, 2017 — by Neil Rao

The girls’ season so far has been full of ups and downs because of the loss of top players Tina Miller, Hannah Leonard, Rachel Davey and Emily Chen to graduation last spring.


October 17, 2017 — by Kaylene Morrison and Vivien Zhang

Despite recent losses, the girls' water polo team hopes to adjust to the upper league. 

SHSTV for Oct. 19, 2017
Oct. 13, 2017
Sept. 29, 2017
Sept. 21, 2017
Sept. 15, 2017
SHSTV Sept. 7, 2017
June 1, 2017
May 11, 2017
May 5, 2017
April 27, 2017
April 21, 2017
March 31, 2016
March 23, 2017
October 19, 2017 — by Nathon Chin and Connor Reyes

SHSTV covers the run, hide and defend drill scheduled for next week, the student of the month and Red Ribbon Week.

October 12, 2017 — by Nolan Chen and Grant Petters

SHSTV reviews a local eatery and also covers the school's efforts to help those left homeless by the North Bay fires this week.

September 29, 2017 — by Proby Shandilya, Owen Zhang

SHSTV covers the events surrounding Homecoming week 2017.

September 21, 2017 — by Leila Chaudhry and Grace Green

SHSTV previews next week's Homecoming festivities, profiles new foreign tudents,  and looks at technology in classes as well as the revamping tutoring center

September 21, 2017 — by Grant Petters, Ryan Gilligan

SHSTV has stories on the female on the JV football team, the recent Costa Rica Trip, Dance PE, and Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

September 7, 2017 — by Max Lisovsky, Connor Oaklande

SHSTV's first broadcast of the school year includes stories on the new facilities on campus, new staff members, the transition from being an underclassmen to an upperclassmen, and fall sports coverage.

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May 31, 2017 — by Lilah Foster, Natasha Ramakrishnan

SHSTV presents a preview for next year, May's Student of the Month, memories of the year, and Dog of the Week

May 11, 2017 — by Nolan Chao and Danielle Berkowitz Sklar

SHSTV has stories on the effects of APs and the Rotary Art Show, a promo for a music department fundraiser, and the Dog of the Week feature.


May 8, 2017 — by Ritika Kuppam, Katy Wilson

SHSTV covers spring sports, alumni, construction and the SMB breakfast. 

April 27, 2017 — by Mr.Tarbox, Daphne Liu

SHSTV covers presents its Dog of the Week feature, recaps spring sports, reviews an eatery and promotes a trip to Costa Rica


April 21, 2017 — by Anchors: Mr. Robinson & William Chen

SHSTV has a sports update, Spring Fling recap, Dog of the Week
and a Spring Musical preview.

March 31, 2017 — by Andrew Zheng, Phoebe Wang

SHSTV covers the Student of the Month, Dog of the Week, Saratoga Eats, Teacher of the Semester and has a cheer team promo video.

March 23, 2017 — by Enzo Coglitore, Ritika Kuppam

SHSTV covers the workers in the cafeteria, current events, weather, sports and the pet of the week. Also, there is a Lip Dub Promo.

Falcon highlights of staff Quad Day 2017
Senior Quad Day: Sept. 30, 2016
Junior Homecoming Day: Sept. 29, 2016
Freshman Quad Day: Sept. 27, 2016
Sophomore Quad Day: Sept. 28, 2016
Senior Homecoming Day: Oct. 16, 2015
Teachers Homecoming Day: Oct: 12, 2015
Freshman Homecoming Day: Oct. 13, 2015
Sophomore Homecoming Day: Oct. 14, 2015
Junior Homecoming Day: Oct. 15, 2015
October 3, 2017 — by Frederick Kim

Teachers revisit the '80s in their Quad Day. 

October 7, 2016 — by SHSTV Staff

The seniors use "Toy Story" as their theme for a spectacular show.

October 7, 2016 — by SHSTV Staff

Juniors show us what it takes to live in the scary world of Monster's Inc!

September 29, 2016 — by SHSTV Staff

The freshmen class takes us into "A Bug's Life."

September 29, 2016 — by SHSTV Staff

Sophomores bring us into the fast paced world of "Cars."

October 17, 2015 — by SHS TV

Watch the seniors take us to a galaxy far far away in their homecoming quad day on Oct. 16, 2015

October 16, 2015 — by SHS TV

Check out our amazing teachers dance for their homecoming quad day on Oct. 12, 2015.

October 16, 2015 — by SHS TV

Watch how the freshmen dive into the lost city of Atlantis on Oct. 13, 2015

October 16, 2015 — by SHS TV

Watch how the sophomores takes us to the Hundred Acre Woods on Oct 14

October 16, 2015 — by SHSTV Staff

SHSTV shows how the juniors brought Neverland to life in their Quad Day on Oct. 15.

U.S. is losing its status as world power
Don’t drive just for the sake of driving
In some cases, affirmative action goes too far
October weekend serves as the perfect time to bounce back
As a trusted news outlet, CNN can do better
More separates Taiwan and China than a body of water
October 19, 2017 — by Leo Cao and Michael Zhang

Columnists claim that the United States is a superpower in decline.

October 19, 2017 — by Shreya Katkere

Columnist argues that not all students that are legally able to drive should drive.

October 19, 2017 — by Kaylene Morrison

Sophomore shares her opinion on the detrimental effects of affirmative action on other students. 

October 18, 2017 — by Muthu Palaniappan

or the first time, the school decided to implement a four-day weekend stretching from Oct. 6-9. Aside from giving students a much needed break, it has also served many other benefits.


October 18, 2017 — by Kevin Sze

Among those now being accused of spreading faking news is CNN, the prominent 24-hour cable news channel, which has been in hot water in recent years for some stories that have later turned out to be false.


October 17, 2017 — by Isabelle Yang and Alex Yang

Taiwanese nationalism angers Chinese, creates tensions

October 17, 2017 — by Connie Liang, Sandhya Sundaram, Howard Tang, Elaine Toh, Rahul Vadlakonda,

Reporters share their pet peeves at school. 

Review: ‘Younger Now’ a metamorphosis for Cyrus
Review: Lady Gaga’s controversial documentary ‘Five Foot Two’ focuses too much on her personal battles
The culture of hypebeasts
Social Justice Club seeks to strike down stereotypes through videos
Friday Night Lights: football games
Era of technology highlights library significance
Library experiences decline with physical books
October 19, 2017 — by Julia Miller

Reporter reviews Miley Cyrus's new album.

October 19, 2017 — by Shreya Katkere

Reporter reviews Lady Gaga's controversial documentary.

October 19, 2017 — by Leo Cao and Kevin Sze

Reporters review this new trend as well as ask students their thoughts on hypebeast clothing.

October 19, 2017 — by Chelsea Leung

Social Justice club wants to use social media as a catalyst for change to help bring awareness to problems in society.

October 19, 2017 — by Michelle Lee and Katherine Zhou

Senior travels to neighboring schools' football games in search of hype and new social atmospheres. 

October 19, 2017 — by Elaine Toh

Librarian Kevin Heyman has worked hard to modernize the library by bringing in new resources such as databases.

October 17, 2017 — by Mathew Luo and Howard Tang

Despite a lack of student interest in physical resources, librarians work hard to maintain their collection of books. 

Accents do not define being American
Oppression can be motivation in disguise
Senior suffers panic attack during first SAT
A life-changing movie: ‘Hacksaw Ridge’
Spicy Noodle Challenge turns out better than expected
Read this: the humble essay that got me into my dream school
Cultural traditions instill positive values
October 19, 2017 — by Ashley Su

Columnist talks about how her experience with her dad having an accent does not make him less of an American.

October 19, 2017 — by Kevin Sze

Columnist takes criticism and racist comment and turns it into life motivation.

October 19, 2017 — by Julia Miller

Columnist recounts an unsettling test experience that she will never forget.

October 18, 2017 — by Esha Lakhotia

As the credits rolled for the movie “Hacksaw Ridge,” I finished drying my tears with my sweatshirt sleeve. Even after being cramped in the middle seat of an 8-hour airplane ride to Cincinnati, Ohio, “Hacksaw Ridge” managed to move me and make me appreciate all war heros.

October 17, 2017 — by Elizabeth Lee

Seniors chow down on Korean spicy noodles to test their spice tolerance 

October 13, 2017 — by Elicia Ye

Senior Elicia Ye shares the essay that got her into Harvard

October 13, 2017 — by Sanjana Melkote

Junior Sanjana Melkote considers how Indian traditions have shaped her life

Photo of the week

Senior Ryan Kim and junior Reva Vaidya promote Model UN and speech and debate, respectively.

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