Saratoga Falcon

October 28, 2019

Students from the M-SET FRC Robotics team were filmed and interviewed for a national South Korean educational television program set to air this upcoming December

October 29, 2019

Andrew Hong describes the path he took from playing his brother recreationally to competing at tournaments worldwide.

October 30, 2019

New electric kiln allows ceramics students to fire their projects at higher temperatures and is a safer alternative to previous gas kiln 

October 30, 2019

After losing to Gunn on Oct. 11, the Falcons bounced back against Los Altos. The team needs to beat Lynbrook and Cupertino to qualify for CCS.

October 30, 2019

Saratoga’s SBAC scores were the highest they’ve ever been and among the highest in California

November 8, 2019

SHSTV covers Soundings, marching band, WASC, the fall play, and other news this week. 

Tough luck in New York: Speech and debate team doesn’t perform as hoped in Bronx competition
California later school start law met with differing opinions
With power on, school becomes refuge through PG&E power shutdowns
Facing deadline, marching band raises 30k in three days, saves final competition
Red Ribbon Day spreads awareness about preventing drug usage
Cafeteria raises prices in an effort to break even
3 alumnae pursue promising careers in cognitive science
October 30, 2019 — by Joann Zhang and Serena Li

Speech and Debate team faced stressful travel tournament.

October 29, 2019 — by Anjali Nuggehalli

While some students find the bill will encourage more sleep, many students believe that it will be an inconvenience to their schedules.

October 29, 2019 — by Aaria Thomas and Alekhya Vadlakonda

School remained in session this week while LGHS did not have classes Monday as the result of difficulties stemming from a power outage.

October 29, 2019 — by Sofia Jones

As the marching band prepared for the final competition in Fresno, they instead found out that lack of donations meant the trip would potentially be canceled.

October 28, 2019 — by Vicky Bai and Neeti Badve

Red Ribbon Week has been reduced to a single day

October 28, 2019 — by Bill Yuan

Some students unwilling to spend more than $4 for a full meal


October 28, 2019 — by Vicky Bai and Nicole Lu

Discipline allows for wide latitude and overlap with computer science.


Freshman ice dancer places fourth at national competition
Dance places first in prestigious Mt. Sac competition
Girls’ tennis staggers through rough season, but still expects to make CCS
Boys’ water polo prepares for CCS despite broken pool heaters
Girls’ golf surpasses expectations, aims for CCS
Girls’ Waterpolo hopes to bounce back after string of losses
Repeated injuries in sports: Cheerleading is no exception
October 30, 2019 — by Joann Zhang

Freshman Mary Campbell trains at 5 a.m. to compete nationally

October 30, 2019 — by Nicole Lu and Cici Xu

Seven speedy athletes race at Mt. San Antonio College for annual Mt. SAC invitational

October 29, 2019 — by Andrew Lee

Following a mixed season of ups, downs and another major injury, the Falcons feel optimistic towards a satisfying CCS performance.

October 29, 2019 — by Jonathan Li

Boys focused on finishing the season strong.

October 29, 2019 — by Kevin Sze and Alex Wang

The team finished second in their league and have made CCS.

October 29, 2019 — by Apurva Chakravarthy

The team has had a hard time adjusting to loss of key seniors this season.

October 29, 2019 — by Anjali Nuggehalli

Sophomore Emily Eckerman has undergone severe ankle injuries but continues the intense sport despite her worsening pain.

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Club Day 2019
Sept. 19, 2019
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Falcon Feature
May 17, 2019
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Speak Up For Change 2019 - Enzo Coglitore
November 8, 2019 — by Max von Stern, Clark Torres

SHSTV covers Soundings, marching band, WASC, the fall play, and other news this week. 

November 7, 2019 — by Adam Xu, Ethan Zuo,

SHSTV presents its Halloween edition.

November 7, 2019 — by SHSTV staff

SHSTV covers the week's events and news, including a story on recent cafeteria price increases.

October 17, 2019 — by Ritika Kuppam, Adam Xu (anchors)

SHSTV offers a preview of the maraching band, orchestra and color guard senior night and covers the PG&E blackout and a controversy of the reasons for the name change for the Facebook page shsconfessions to togaconfessions.

October 4, 2019 — by Chloe Lin, Sunny Huang

SHSTV covers the latest news for the first semester.

October 4, 2019 — by Colin Posat, Clark Torres

SHSTV brings you the latest news from Homecoming week.

September 27, 2019 — by Krithi Sankar, Annissa Mu, Allen Chen

We take a look at some of the advertising strategies used during this year's club fair.

September 19, 2019 — by Ritika Kuppam, Ryan Le

SHSTV brings the week's news prior to the beginning of Homecoming.

September 5, 2019 — by Adam Xu, Ethan Zuo,

SHSTV presents its first broadcast featuring stories on new staff and sports funding problems.

May 31, 2019 — by Krithi Sankar, Annissa Mu, and Allen Chen

A behind the scenes look at how every issue of the Saratoga Falcon is made!

May 17, 2019 — by Nolan Chen and Andy Tran

SHSTV covers the latest in springtime events.

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.

Nature of protests in Hong Kong is ever-changing
Breakup of Big Tech stifles innovation
When diversity hurts minorities — the downsides of affirmative action
California Fair Pay to Play bill first step in dismantling overbearing NCAA
Los tres amigos: construction disrupts lunchtime adventures
Don’t come to school sick. Please.
Prom on campus isn’t the apocalypse
October 30, 2019 — by Krithi Sankar

The recent protests in Hong Kong fighting for civil liberties has many developments.

October 30, 2019 — by Preston Fu

Department of Justice has yet to properly formulate charges against tech giants

October 29, 2019 — by Jonathan Li

Diverse communities are being created and forced at the detriment of Asian-Americans.

October 28, 2019 — by Viraaj Reddi

California’s law allows student-athletes to make money off their likeness, a sign that people are willing to stand up the NCAA’s unreasonable restrictions

October 28, 2019 — by Andrew Lee, Kevin Sze and Alex Wang

Today, los tres amigos will be taking you on a journey. Buckle up, because the road doesn’t work ahead.

October 28, 2019 — by Bill Yuan

No one likes sitting next to those who are sick, especially during flu season.


October 28, 2019 — by Kevin Sze

What’s not to love about cheaper, easier and more convenient?

Pet reduce stress and add joy to teenagers' lives
Top ten things to do during the power outage
Popularity of online courses increase in mainstream education
Indie movies break down casting barriers and showcase progressiveness in films
Chains, TikTok, beanies and more
Apple’s controversial design another in an emerging pattern
Lewis Capaldi deserves more attention
November 1, 2019 — by Rohan Kumar and Lihi Shoshani

Students discuss what they feel their pets bring to the table, whether it be making them more responsible or helping with academic stress.

October 30, 2019 — by Edwin Chen and Michael Wong

Top ten things do when you don't have power

October 30, 2019 — by Preston Fu and Krithi Sankar

Saratoga students realize the benefits of online classes and begin ramping up enrollment

October 30, 2019 — by Selena Liu

Films like “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Nothing But a Man” break down racial barriers not typically transcended by mainstream Hollywood

October 30, 2019 — by Jonathan Li and Joann Zhang

A week of being an e-boy and e-girl proves enlightening.

October 30, 2019 — by Viraaj Reddi

Apple’s new camera assortment is simply another controversial new design feature following the headphone jack removal and added notch

October 30, 2019 — by Neeti Badve

The breakout star’s unique voice calls for more recognition

SoundCloud producer Robotaki taught me how to like EDM
I may be partially deaf
Competitive parents can be a disadvantage to their child’s team
The invisible line that comedy should not cross
Senior experiments with subtly flexing his fashion
Ignorance is bliss — except for when it comes to my name
Pumpkin Patch: fun for fall
October 30, 2019 — by Annissa Mu

Robotaki, my underappreciated and electronic discovery

October 30, 2019 — by Sandhya Sundaram

You might think I’m forgetful but actually I just couldn’t hear you

October 23, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere

Parents are often more competitive and invested in the sport their child takes part in than their child.

October 17, 2019 — by Ethan Lin

Comedians should not have the freedom to use their jokes to voice opinions that demean others

October 17, 2019 — by Brandon Wang

Using fashion as a means for creative self-expression.

October 17, 2019 — by Kavita Sundaram

 Pronouncing my name really shouldn’t be that hard —especially when I repeatedly sound it out and spell it for the same incorrigible audience

October 17, 2019 — by Anouk Yeh and Apurva Chakravarthy

Falcon reporters spend a day in a popular fall hangout spot.

Photo of the week

Seniors line up to turn in cap and gown forms to Herff Jones representatives in front of the office on Nov. 1

Upcoming Events

November 15: Fall Play: Sense and Sensibility

November 27: Thanksgiving Break

December 6: Holiday Tailgate/Lip Dub

December 7: Winter Formal

December 16: Finals Week


Are the increased cafeteria food prices fine?


Falcon In Print

Power Outage: PG&E shuts off electricity for thousands across California, Sonoma County fires worsen air quality but school retains power and stays open

Turf turnover for baseball field by 2021 spring season

Miracle $30k in 3 days

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