Saratoga Falcon

March 15, 2018

Falcon Feature: Liz Alves

 

This week, SHSTV features Altitude Allison, the ASB-led walkout to protest gun violence, Saratoga Eats and Word of the Week

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March 15, 2018

Watch clips of the March 14 walkout in protest of gun violence and in memory of the Parkland school shooting victims which took place during tutorial.

March 21, 2018

The 55-member team has been gearing up for FIRST competitions that began this month.

April 1, 2018

In the past, the commission has noticed that students are not as spirited during Spring Fling as they are during Homecoming, so they are hoping that will change this year.

April 1, 2018

Mallik’s main mission is to fundraise and spread awareness through various events such as a 5k run in San Francisco, which costs $35 per person, and cable car pulling, which costs $200 per team of six, in addition to local boba fundraisers.

April 3, 2018

Increase of security cameras in the hallways, parking lots, and quad is met with mixed responses

April 3, 2018

Basball team plans to win league and qualify for CCS

April 4, 2018

Bullying and stereotypes are the focus of conversations.

April 25, 2018

SHS TV looks a seniors who have jobs, recaps recents sports and Spring Fling action, shows the Dog of the Week, and examines the history of the school's mascot with principal Paul 'Robinson.

School to fully comply with College Board AP exam protocols
Juniors beat seniors to clinch championship in annual Powderpuff tournament
M-SET Fish robotics makes it to World Competition
Boys’ dance team goes solo at rally
Dance team proud of performance at USA nationals
Falcon Focus: Junior becomes a radio expert
Falcon Focus: Sophomore refuses to let her stature define or defeat her
April 24, 2018 — by Anna Novoselov

The administration will fully comply with College Board specifications after seven AP exams were invalidated last May due to improper seating arrangements

April 16, 2018 — by Connie Liang

Pickard scores winning touchdown for the juniors

April 4, 2018 — by Allen Chen

The M-SET Fish Robotics Team has made it to World Championships in Houston!

April 4, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Emilie Zhou

As students settled down during the April 6 rally, most were excited to watch the new boys’ dance team perform for the first time without the accompaniment of the girls’ team.

 

April 3, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Emilie Zhou

The dance teams competes at USA Dance Nationals in the Anaheim Convention Center

April 3, 2018 — by David Koh

Junior pursues radio license as a hobby  and survival tool. 

April 2, 2018 — by Esha Lakhotia and Muthu Palaniappan

Growing up, sophomore Katrina Li learned that she could not let the condition of dwarfism dictate what people thought of her. Li felt that although she may feel like she was in the spotlight while she was in public, it was no reason for her to feel uncomfortable about her own body.

 

Track: Team struggles against injuries and hot weather
Starting lineups to change with loss of seniors
Boys’ golf team looks to build on strong start
Inexperienced softball team beginning to find groove
Team tries to rebuild itself after key losses
Falcons look to bounce back after rough 2017 season
Falcon columnist predicts March Madness
April 3, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Alexandra Li

Track members compete against Cupertino and Monta Vista

April 3, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Alexandra Li

Juniors and underclassmen prepare step into larger roles next year

April 1, 2018 — by Leo Cao

With more matches under their belt, the team’s three freshmen — twin brother Albert and Geoffrey Jing and Michael Burry — are becoming more comfortable during their matches.

 

April 1, 2018 — by Kevin Sze

The recent wins have boosted team spirit and has shown that the girls hard work has begun to turn their season around.

April 1, 2018 — by Mathew Luo and Howard Tang

The match against Monta Vista was a closer one than the final score indicated, with Stefan Meier having a tough loss to a Monta Vista senior.

April 1, 2018 — by Siva Sambasivam and Rahul Vadlakonda

The boys hold a 2-1 conference record as of March 15, winning against Monta Vista 6-0 on March 6, losing to Wilcox 6-1 on March 10  and defeating Wilcox 14-4 on March 15.The boys hold a 2-1 conference record as of March 15, winning against Monta Vista 6-0 on March 6, losing to Wilcox 6-1 on March 10  and defeating Wilcox 14-4 on March 15.

The boys hold a 2-1 conference record as of March 15, winning against Monta Vista 6-0 on March 6, losing to Wilcox 6-1 on March 10  and defeating Wilcox 14-4 on March 15.

March 20, 2018 — by Siva Sambasivam

Saratoga Falcon Consenus Prediction and Analysis

April 20, 2018
Saratoga High National School Walkout
SHSTV March 15, 2018 Broadcast
SHSTV March 9, 2018 Broadcast
Lunar New Year Korean Club Performance
SHSTV March 1, 2018 Broadcast
Raquel Boales Speak Up For Change Speech
SHSTV Feb. 16, 2018 Broadcast
Iman Laique Speak Up For Change Speech
Solomon Bailey Speak Up For Change Speech
Prashant Malyala Speak Up For Change Speech
SHSTV Feb. 8, 2018 Broadcast
SHSTV Feb. 2, 2018 Broadcast
April 25, 2018 — by Ryan Kim and Alex Yang

SHS TV looks a seniors who have jobs, recaps recents sports and Spring Fling action, shows the Dog of the Week, and examines the history of the school's mascot with principal Paul 'Robinson.

March 15, 2018 — by Frederick Kim

Watch clips of the March 14 walkout in protest of gun violence and in memory of the Parkland school shooting victims which took place during tutorial.

March 15, 2018 — by Hannah Fan and Andrew Zheng

Falcon Feature: Liz Alves

 

This week, SHSTV features Altitude Allison, the ASB-led walkout to protest gun violence, Saratoga Eats and Word of the Week

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March 11, 2018 — by Grant Petters and Max Livosky

SHSTV covers the Student of the Month, Benefit Fashion Show, and the classes that moved into the newly-transformed MAP Annex.

March 11, 2018 — by Frederick Kim

Korean Club dances to K-Pop music during lunch on Jan. 27 for Lunar New Year celebrations.

March 1, 2018 — by Matt Rakhimi and Nolan Chen

SHSTV covers news of the week such as the Benefit fashion show and CCS sports action.

February 16, 2018 — by Frederick Kim

Senior Raquel Boales talks about how she overcame her disability in order to continue her passion in synchronized swimming despite the many obstacles she faced.

February 15, 2018 — by Pranay Bettadapur and Dean Stratakos

SHSTV covers a preview of Bombay in the Bay, dance team's NorCal Dance Classic regional competition and Mr. Saratoga.

February 15, 2018 — by Frederick Kim

Junior Iman Laique talks about her struggles with her panic attacks and how she overcame them.

February 14, 2018 — by Frederick Kim

Senior Solomon Bailey talks about his experience moving to the U.S., discovering his philosophy of being who he wants to be and doing what he wants to do during the Speak Up For Change assembly on Jan. 15.

February 14, 2018 — by Frederick Kim

Senior Prashant Malyala talks about his struggles and resolutions with his step-father for his speech during the Speak Up For Change assembly on Jan. 15.

February 8, 2018 — by Ryan Gilligan and Proby Shandilya

SHSTV covers winters sports and a recent fundraising effort and provides a review of a local eatery.

February 2, 2018 — by Irith Katiyar and Shauna Zahabi

SHSTV has stories on this year's student productions, the recent women's march and seniors' college application process.

Minority representation must grow in beauty and entertainment industries
Math acceleration speeds to new levels
Non-MAP students deserve to go on field trips too
Mind the gap: Seniors should take a year off
America has problems — and that’s OK
Sometimes the best lessons come from the most controversial content
State testing is a pain, but it’s also important for students and the school
April 1, 2018 — by Selena Liu

In the makeup and fashion industry, products have historically been geared to a predominantly white audience.

April 1, 2018 — by Nitya Marimuthu

Pressures for speed contribute to students not learning the subject

April 1, 2018 — by Esha Lakhotia and Muthu Palaniappan

Students in regular English and History classes could benefit from experiencing a real-life representation of what they have been learning about.

 

April 1, 2018 — by Alex Yang

American students seem to believe that there is no reason to put off college, even if they feel burned out. According to The Atlantic, a mere 40,000 students annually take a gap year between high school and college.

April 1, 2018 — by Ryan Kim

In all of these cases, the activists and social reformers understood what were the nation’s positive as well as negative attributes.

April 1, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere

In English 10, many students have been reading “All Quiet on the Western Front,” which details the many emotional and physical traumas experienced in war.

March 29, 2018 — by Daniel Bessonov

Standardized tests, although undoubtedly another burden, are the major-determining factors in a school’s API score.

Senior takes first steps into modeling
How to be a prodigy? Practice, practice, practice
Orre pursues his passion for teaching from childhood
Tutoring center allows students to learn collaboratively
Movie soundtracks feature prominent artists, garnering more interest
Students reflect on experiences with stuttering
How do I break up with my significant other?
April 3, 2018 — by Harshini Ramaswamy and Ashley Su

Senior Riley Carter experiences diversity and friendliness in the modeling industry

April 2, 2018 — by Jeffrey Xu

As  a two-time Math Olympiad Summer Program (MOSP) Qualifier and current prominent contender for the U.S. International Math Olympiad team, sophomore Brandon Wang is among the elite teenage mathematicians in the nation.

April 2, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia

Reporters interview Mr. Orre to see how he came into the path of teaching.

April 1, 2018 — by Patrick Li and Jeffrey Xu

According to Bal, through working with other peers and discussing the significance of concepts learned in class, a student better understands the way they work through a problem, and thus gains a deeper understanding on the subject at hand.

April 1, 2018 — by Kevin Sze

Paired with a decent superhero movie that contained stars Will Smith and Margot Robbie, the soundtrack and movie raked in $746.8 million in the box office on a $175 million budget.

April 1, 2018 — by Karen Chow and Kaitlyn Wang

Famous stutterers include England’s King George VI, singer Elvis Presley, golfer Tiger Woods, politician Joe Biden and actress Emily Blunt.

April 1, 2018 — by Karen Chow

The first rule in breaking up with someone is to do it as soon as possible because leading them on only causes more pain.

Attempting to play an uncommon sport
April Fools’ revenge on my brother backfires
Top 10 April fools pranks
College decisions: to share or not to share?
Sensational pop hits of 2018
What so proudly we (might not) hail: A lack of pride in America is acceptable
Ethical dilemma: What do I do if a friend asks me for test questions?
April 2, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Muthu Palaniappan

Two unexperienced reporters play squash for the first time.

April 1, 2018 — by Kevin Sze

So when I had to use the restroom at 8:45 a.m., I forgot all about the prank and instead was thinking about math. Needless to say, I ended up falling for my own prank and the result was quite embarrassing.

April 1, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Jay Kim

April fools prank ideas

April 1, 2018 — by Ashley Su

It’s best to decide how to act after observing reactions from the friend’s rejection. If they seem super disappointed, it would probably be better to hold off giving the news for a few days. Otherwise, share the news humbly and only if asked.

March 29, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere

Reporter gives a list of must-listen songs that are topping the charts currently.

March 29, 2018 — by Kaitlyn Wang

Reporter argues that being American is something a lot more Americans aren't proud of these days.

March 24, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere

Are you stuck at a moral crossroads? The easiest, safest, and most risk-free option when a friend asks about a test is to tell them that you don’t really remember and they should study it just to be safe.

Photo of the week

Students demand new gun laws by participating in the national school walkout during tutorial

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