Saratoga Falcon

March 26, 2019

Saratoga Symphony Orchestra players attend mandatory rehearsals on some days after school comparable to an eighth period.

March 26, 2019

The M-SET Cuttlefish FTC Team won the Inspire Award at a recent tournament, qualifying them for the FIRST World Championship in Houston.

March 29, 2019

SHSTV brings viewers news heading into Spring Fling Week.

April 1, 2019

After a tough loss to Cupertino at home, the boys look to finish the season on a winning streak

April 1, 2019

Despite many new members and staff, the team went on to place first multiple times.

April 3, 2019

After returning to the De Anza Division, the Falcons are in good shape to stay in the league with a 2-4 record at the season’s midway point.

April 19, 2019

SHSTV highlights the latest happenings in the week of April 15.

Senior finds success through competitive Pokémon
Math teacher opts to teach in San Diego area next year
Annual March Madness tournament culminates in close game
Green Team hopes to increase awareness with Earth Week
Junior prom venue revealed
Leadership students visit senior center, hear speech by politician
Spirit commission has freedom to innovate
April 22, 2019 — by Sofia Jones and Connie Liang

Senior Raghav Malaviya has spent the last few years devoted to Pokémon video games, and his passion has taken him around the globe for competitions.  

April 3, 2019 — by Angelina Chen and Amanda Zhu

AP Stats teacher Andrew Shoemaker is forced to move this summer due to his wife’s health conditions and high cost of living.

April 3, 2019 — by Jun Lee and Justin Guo

Kawhi Me a River beats 4 Year Varsity with a final score of 13-11

April 3, 2019 — by Emilie Zhou

Green Team organizes the second annual Earth Week from April 16-22 with activities similar to those from last year.

April 3, 2019 — by Neeti Badve and Kaylene Morrison

Junior prom to be held at La Rinconada Country Club.

April 3, 2019 — by Jun Lee and Nitya Marimuthu

Leadership students listen to speaker for sophomore class service project.

April 3, 2019 — by Kaylene Morrison

Due to the flexibility of their responsibilities, spirit commission members are able to devise events from scratch.

Young track star: Dance making large strides
The best of the best: Leaderboards recognize school’s historic sports accomplishments
Warriors bound to win it all
Juniors get recruited to play for college sports
Falcons struggle to adapt to as they adjust to new coaching
Dance team members grow as individuals and develop bonds with teammates
Due to dip in funds, sports teams look for other ways to raise money
April 3, 2019 — by Neeti Badve and Nitya Marimuthu

Freshman Harrison Dance has high hopes for his future in track ​​​​​​.

April 3, 2019 — by Edwin Chen and Michael Wong

Commemoration to top athletes that have ever competed in Saratoga serves as a historical and motivational reminder to players.


April 3, 2019 — by Kevin Sze

The almost unfairly talented Warriors are too good to lose in any 7-game series/

April 3, 2019 — by Jun Lee and Kaylene Morrison

Getting recruited to college for sports benefits the college admission plans and a student's career.

April 1, 2019 — by Justin Guo and Oliver Ye

With a new lineup, the Falcons aren’t as competitive as in the past few years

April 1, 2019 — by Anna Novoselov and Emilie Zhou

The dance team cleans routines during practices, attends summer camps and participates in regional and national competitions

March 31, 2019 — by Jun Lee and Howard Tang

Sport teams find their own way to fundraise money to afford their equipments and transportation fees due to school athletics deficit of $80,000

April 19, 2019
Speak Up For Change 2019 - Enzo Coglitore
Speak Up For Change 2019 - Leena Elzeiny
Speak Up For Change 2019 - Teacher Panel
March 29, 2019
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Effect of California Wildfire on Saratoga's Air Quality
April 19, 2019 — by Andy Tran & Ryan Le

SHSTV highlights the latest happenings in the week of April 15.

April 16, 2019 — by Allen Chen, Annissa Mu, Krithi Sankar

Senior Enzo Coglitore gives a speech on his late mother and how she continues to inspires him.

April 16, 2019 — by Allen Chen, Annissa Mu, Krithi Sankar

Senior Leena Elzeiny shares her struggles with a family member diagnosed with schizophrenia.

April 16, 2019 — by Allen Chen, Annissa Mu, Krithi Sankar

Teachers Catherine Head, Janny Cahatol, and Susanna Ryan answer questions regarding their personal struggles.

March 29, 2019 — by Nolan Chen, Cameron King

SHSTV brings viewers news heading into Spring Fling Week.

March 14, 2019 — by Mason Kwok, Ethan Zuo

SHSTV covers one of the busiest times of the year.

March 8, 2019 — by Emad Ashraf, Ritika Kuppam

SHSTV looks at recent events, including last Sunday's Fun Run to help the athletic department's budget.

February 27, 2019 — by Ryan Le, Andy Tran

SHSTV covers the events of the week.

February 27, 2019 — by Ethan Zuo, Ritika Kuppam

SHSTV covers the events of the week.

February 27, 2019 — by Ryan Le, Mason Kwok

SHSTV covers events for the week.

February 1, 2019 — by Ritika Kuppam and Emad Ashraf

SHSTV delivers its weekly broadcast on a variety of topics.

January 17, 2019 — by Ethan Zuo, Ryan Le

SHSTV features stories on the Student of the Month, the Media Arts Program film festial and winter sports results.

December 19, 2018 — by Allen Chen, Annissa Mu, Krithi Sankar

Despite many requests to cancel school due to the unhealthy air quality, which stems from several California wildfires, school still continued. Learn about why that decision was made here.

College visits pose unnecessary costs for minimal benefit
Art projects fail to enrich learning
Local study spots in need of late-night hours
A traditional Sadies dance should be brought back
Regular classes should be significantly easier than their AP counterparts
No pluses or minuses leads to higher GPAs and less stress
Lack of motivation makes second semester harder than first
April 22, 2019 — by Alex Wang

Students who visit colleges usually do not change their minds about schools to apply to, nor do these visits help their applications.

April 22, 2019 — by Christine Zhang

Art assignments in academic classes are unfair and do not help students to understand course material.

April 22, 2019 — by Connie Liang

Early closing times of library and other establishments problematic for students.

April 2, 2019 — by Sofia Jones

A more elaborately planned Sadies dance will raise school spirit, especially among underclassmen.  

April 1, 2019 — by Sandhya Sundaram

Teachers should make class expectations and workload clear before class signups

March 29, 2019 — by Angelina Chen and Edwin Chen

Reporters argue in favor of current grading system.

March 28, 2019 — by Aaria Thomas

Reporter explains the difficulty of the second half of the school year. 

Soundings revamped with web version and more issues
Library checkouts for independent reading increases
Acclaimed expert warns against dangers of overparenting in McAfee talk
Eating like an elf: sweet poison for humans?
Yearbook staff works hard to preserve memories
The cheating dilemma: Students take homework ‘help’ to a new level
Lab Technician plays little-known but essential role at school
April 2, 2019 — by Howard Tang

Literary and art magazine delves into the intricacies of students’ work.

April 2, 2019 — by Edwin Chen and Emilie Zhou

The recent rise of technology and students having less free time has had no negative effect on library checkouts.

April 2, 2019 — by Kaitlyn Wang

The PTSO hosted a talk by Julie Lythcott-Haims, New York Times bestselling author of “How to Raise and Adult” and “Real American”

April 1, 2019 — by Angelina Chen and Amanda Zhu

Reporters try an unusual combination of foods in attempt to eat like Buddy the elf from the movie “Elf”

April 1, 2019 — by Justin Guo and Siva Sambasivam

Talisman is created through hours of labor and meeting deadlines.

April 1, 2019 — by Edwin Chen and Nitya Marimuthu

Consequences fail to deter students from cheating on assignments

March 29, 2019 — by Manasi Garg

After making a major career change, Cynthia Cheng is pursuing some of her childhood aspirations.

Why is ‘Thotiana’ considered a ‘bad’ song?
Do Vince Offer’s products live up to their intriguing infomercials?
The Peppa Pig Fan club fails
It’s time to boycott Coachella despite how difficult it might be
First-world problem: no headphone jack on my iPhone
Don’t let perfectionism run your life for you
Senior develops unique Starbucks drink order
April 22, 2019 — by Chelsea Leung and Elaine Sun

Reporters examine hit song “Thotiana” and its implications about misogyny and sexuality.

April 22, 2019 — by Isaac Le

A review of different products found on TV, 

April 2, 2019 — by Allen Chen

An April Fools prank goes wrong.

March 28, 2019 — by Kaylene Morrison

Much of the festival’s profit is donated to controversial anti-LGBTQ and anti-abortion causes each year. Unfortunately, the company that owns it controls a huge part of the entertainment and sports industries.

March 28, 2019 — by Isaac Le

Reporter disappointed in a significant change in the iPhone.

March 28, 2019 — by Samantha Yee

Reporter describes drawbacks from being too organized.

March 28, 2019 — by Amy Tang

Senior forms bonds with baristas through signature order: strawberry acai refresher with green tea instead of water and less ice

Photo of the week

Senior William Liu putts during a recent match. The golf team has lost only one match all year.


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