Saratoga Falcon

November 20, 2016

Members of the Women in Stem club visit the Google campus in Mountain View.

December 7, 2016

Winter Guard male membership increasing

December 8, 2016

Is left-handedness a curse or a blessing?

December 8, 2016

Students love for singing continues into high school.

December 8, 2016

Longboarding inconvenience cause student to think outside the box.

December 9, 2016

Being jolly is harder than is looks.

Senior’s journey to Saratoga Idol
Students adapting to the new SAT
Rally spreads holiday spirit
Students seek recognition at first off-campus math competition
‘Winter Warmth’ brings record attendance
Senior overcomes stage fright at Saratoga Idol, finishing second
Rally spreads holiday spirit
January 17, 2017 — by Daniel Bessonov and Ryan Kim

12th grader takes part in her last Saratoga idol.

December 15, 2016 — by Ryan Kim and Elicia Ye

This article explores how students feel about the new SAT. 

December 15, 2016 — by Neil Rao and Roland Shen

Students talk about the most recent rally on December 9, 2016. 

December 15, 2016 — by Jay Kim and Michael Zhang

Students attend various math competitions.

December 15, 2016 — by Daniel Bessonov and Elicia Ye

This year winter formal brought many people who had not shown up in previous years.

December 13, 2016 — by Aaron Choi and Cassandra King

Students passion for singing continues through highschool.

December 12, 2016 — by Neil Rao and Roland Shen

Commission tries to use suggested ideas.

Cleveland Karma on the rise; Warriors at an advantage for next year
Overcoming loss of key players, girls’ soccer kicks off preseason without losses
Boys’ basketball: Falcons start season with two huge wins
Girls’ basketball: Depleted lineup forces players to play taller
For high school players, dunking is an ultimate goal
Boys' soccer: Falcons learn lessons from difficult preseason matchups
Two girls join wrestling team
January 19, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Ryan Kim

Just as the Cubs were able to win the World Series against all odds, the Warriors seem to have an advantage this year.

December 15, 2016 — by Karissa Dong and Elicia Ye

Students discuss the girls' soccer team and their season thus far. 

December 15, 2016 — by Patrick Li and Neil Rao

Students talk about the boys' baseball team and thier record thus far. 

December 12, 2016 — by Jenny Qian

Falcons win early-season tournament.

December 11, 2016 — by Neil Rao and Roland Shen

Many students want to be able to dunk. This article talks about the people who can.

December 11, 2016 — by Neil Rao and Navin Tiwary

A recap of the boys soccer season thus far. 

December 9, 2016 — by Daniel Bessonov and Ami Nachiappan

Ellen Wu and Carolyn Ma add diversity to the team.

Jan. 20, 2017
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Nov. 17, 2016
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Oct. 27, 2016
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Sept. 30, 2016
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January 19, 2017 — by Mr. Rector, Suraj Mididaddi

SHSTV covers  Mr. Robinson's return, places students went over break, recent weath, and the meaning of murals around campus


December 1, 2016 — by Ms. Cochrum and William Chen

SHSTV looks at Humans of SHS, students' special talents, the speech and debate team, this week's weather, and the teacher of the semester

November 17, 2016 — by Sophie Cichanowicz, Aidan Peck

SHSTV covers the school's Move-ember event, happenings in the news, Thanksgiving and the weather.


November 9, 2016 — by Mary Maccoun, Sophie Cichanowicz

SHSTV features stories on the fall play, the transition from fall to winter sports, teachers and their babies and Winter Formal.

November 4, 2016 — by William Chen, Luke Salin

SHSTV carries stories on seniors and their college apps, weather, World Cafe and current events.


October 26, 2016 — by Andrew Zheng

SHSTV covers Halloween and other events from the week.

October 21, 2016 — by Daphne Liu, Connor Oaklander

SHSTV covers the MAP New York Trip, recent weather trends, a controversy surrounding Asian Americans and a Halloween raffle.


October 21, 2016 — by Aidan Peck, Ritikia Kuppam

SHSTV covers the Question of the Week, does a sports recap and has a feature on student athletes committing to various colleges.

October 7, 2016 — by Aaron Choi, Mary Maccoun

SHSTV looks at changes in the art department, a synchronized swimmer's quest, and the
word of the week.

September 29, 2016 — by Elicia Ye, Phoebe Wang

SHSTV covers the student of the month, reactions to the new iPhone 7 and the recent MAP Speaker Series event

September 26, 2016 — by Daphne Liu and Katy Wilson

Stories this week include reports on the new tutorial center in the library, the large freshman class, a sports update and a Homecoming promotion.


September 15, 2016 — by Connor Oaklander, Sophie Cichanowicz

SHSTV covers the Costa Rica Trip, the new dance PE class, the retirement of school secretary Susan Dini and
new technology on campus.

September 9, 2016 — by Jingyi Wang, Elicia Ye

SHSTV has stories on new teachers, the performance of the choir with the band Foreigner over the summer and comments on the new bell schedule.


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 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.

The step-by-step guide to getting into any Ivy League school
Students shouldn’t cheat volunteer hours
100-word rant: Pressure for ‘good’ resumes
Grade reputations are misconstrued
Party culture: many problems, little action
Some internships are not worth the time and money
Reform, not remove: It’s time to fix the teacher tenure system
January 19, 2017 — by Kyle Wang

Junior gives humorous tips on getting into an Ivy school from eighth grade till senior year.

December 15, 2016 — by Amy Tang

Student's should not volunteer just to get the awards.

December 11, 2016 — by Francesca Chu

Senior talks about college admissions, passion, and volunteering. 

December 9, 2016 — by Ryan Kim and Cassandra King

Grades aren't what they seem

December 9, 2016 — by Jason Zhao

The problem with party culture

December 8, 2016 — by Patrick Li and Neil Rao

Internships may be good for college apps but not so much for your wallet.

December 8, 2016 — by Austin Wang

Should teachers get tenure?

Drama mural honors memorable grad who lost his life to cancer
Middle child stereotype debunked
Junior learns to love Christmas again through shaving cream and other practical gifts
Teachers find ways to spice up final exams
Getting high to get by: Student perspectives on marijuana
Top 10 things to do during winter break …
School’s social media provides a window to school life
December 12, 2016 — by Angela Liu and Julia Miller

As they arrive at school in the front parking lot, many visitors immediately notice the intricately detailed mural that adorns the back wall of the Thermond Drama Center. It offers an inside look to the behind-the-scenes preparations of the drama department in the ‘90s: students line cables, paint show props and select costumes.

But behind the artistic snapshot lies a deeper meaning: the mural honors 1996 alumnus Doug Leverich, a deeply involved drama student who lost his battle against leukemia on Nov. 21, 1997.

December 11, 2016 — by Roland Shen

This article talks about what is it like to be the youngest sibling.

December 9, 2016 — by Aaron Choi

Weird gifts for Christmas

December 9, 2016 — by Patrick Li and Vivien Zhang

Some classes don't have exam finals

December 8, 2016 — by Navin Tiwary and Austin Wang

Students talk about marijuana usage on campus and student's experiences with the drug. 

December 8, 2016 — by Neil Rao and Alex Yang

Don't know what to do for winter break? Well, we have a list just for you!

December 8, 2016 — by Frederick Kim and Elaine Sun

School's social media giving a new perspective

Junior sees makeup as an art form, not a daily task
Not Playing the Race Card
Remember, remember our right to democracy: ‘V for Vendetta’ is a mirror for our society
Santa for a day? No way
‘Zootopia’ attracts broader audiences with deep messages
Don’t compare: Discovering the true meaning of success
Christmas gift develops into long lasting hobby
January 17, 2017 — by Frederick Kim and Jay Kim

Prom makeup more than meets the eye

December 14, 2016 — by Kyle Coburn

Being mixed race is becoming more and more normal, and that's a good thing.

December 13, 2016 — by Ryan Kim

'V for Vendetta' has political undertones

December 9, 2016 — by Ryan Kim

Being jolly is harder than is looks.

December 9, 2016 — by Ethan Ko

Animated films carry deeper messages

December 8, 2016 — by Ryan Kim

Junior discusses what it means to be successful.

December 8, 2016 — by Katherine Zhou

Playing ukulele becomes juniors favorite past time.

Photo of the week

Members of the school's choirs deliver carolgrams during class on Dec. 12.

Upcoming Events

February 17: End of first six-week grading period

February 20: February break begins

March 31: End of second six-week grading period

June 8: Graduation


What is your resolution for the new year?


Falcon In Print

Junior starts company, new finals schedule, color guard, student perspectives on marijuana, winter formal

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