Saratoga Falcon

October 29, 2018

Saratogans recount their journeys through the medical field

October 29, 2018

New technology in classrooms from chromebook carts to interactive whiteboards allow teachers to be more flexible in their lessons.

October 29, 2018

Bruce Munro's fiber optic art pays homage to C.S. Lewis's "The Chronicles of Narnia."

October 30, 2018

Breaking Down the Walls week posed a huge logistical problem, but had deep and personal impacts on the participants.

November 1, 2018

Call from a senior interested in going to Stanford prompts writing of the book.

November 14, 2018

The administration has closed the upper field during lunch due to students not cleaning up after themselves.

November 16, 2018

SHSTV offers up a Thanksgiving edition of its weekly broadcast.

Midterm elections bring new city council member
Band ends season on a high note despite not making finals
Voters re-elect Chang while picking two newcomers to district board
New eSports club capitalizes on popularity of gaming.
History Bowl team places second at regional tournament
Marching band prepares to wrap up after a successful season
Repairs for the ceramics kiln due to last year’s fire to be completed in next few months
November 18, 2018 — by Allison Hartley

Yan Zhao earns one of three open seats along with two incumbents.

November 16, 2018 — by Andrew Li and Isaac Le

The band completes its season after competing in Southern California.

November 15, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere

Change leads all candidates with 35 percent support.

November 5, 2018 — by Andrew Li and Isaac Le

New club offers competitive and recreational platforms for students to play popular video games.

November 2, 2018 — by Rohan Kumar and Mathew Luo

The team will focus more on individual study to prepare for the next tournament in Feburary.

October 30, 2018 — by Sofia Jones and Connie Liang

Marching band utilizes more leg visuals to place first at the Foothill Band Review on Oct. 27 after a disappointing fifth place the week before.

October 30, 2018 — by Anna Novoselov

Rainstorms and building regulations push construction of two new kilns to November.

Highly ranked squash player lands at Brown, after all
Senior wins prestigious water polo award
As concerns grow, training and regulation improve safety for high school football players
Field hockey players learn to work as a team rather than as individuals
Boys cross country: Despite the lack of superstar runners, team anticipates solid results at CCS
Boys’ water polo: Falcons rebound for upset in league tournament
Football: Team one win away from CCS playoffs after four-win streak
November 14, 2018 — by Ava Hooman

Senior Esha Lakhotia has landed at Brown through her skill at Squash.

November 14, 2018 — by Andrew Li and Isaac Le

Senior wins USA Water Polo Award

October 31, 2018 — by Mathew Luo

High school football regulations borrow from the NFL, improving the sport's safety beyond girls' soccer.

October 31, 2018 — by Anna Novoselov

Teamwork has contributed to wins against Monta Vista and Lynbrook, but doesn't always lead to victory.

October 30, 2018 — by Mathew Luo

By running as a cohesive group, the 11 members of the CCS lineup hope to overtake teams that rely on star runners.

October 30, 2018 — by Sean Oh and Phoebe Wang

The Falcons won 10-9 against Monta Vista in the league tournament, placing them 6th overall.

October 30, 2018 — by Siva Sambasivam and Rahul Vadlakonda

Few injuries and an effective gameplan have contributed to considerable momentum towards CCS.

Nov. 16, 2018
Nov. 9, 2018
Construction of Student Wellness Center
2018-19 Staff Homecoming
2018-19 Freshman Homecoming
2018-19 Sophomore Homecoming
2018-19 Senior Homecoming
2018-19 Junior Homecoming
Nov. 1, 2018
Oct. 26, 2018
Oct. 18, 2018
Oct. 12, 2018
Oct. 4, 2018
November 16, 2018 — by Producer: Connor Oaklander, Associate Producer: Nicholas King

SHSTV offers up a Thanksgiving edition of its weekly broadcast.

November 13, 2018 — by Dhruv Chakraborty and Usman Khan

SHSTV previews the fall play and Movember.

November 7, 2018 — by Annissa Mu, Krithi Sankar, Allen Chen

The former 800 wing will be renovated into a new student wellness center and the construction is expected to be finished by Jan. 2019. Watch as teachers describe the effect of the construction on themselves and their classroom environments.

November 7, 2018 — by Annissa Mu, Krithi Sankar, Allen Chen

Watch as Saratoga High's staff and administration perform their quad day dances and skit with the theme Harry Potter!

November 7, 2018 — by Annissa Mu, Krithi Sankar, Allen Chen

Check out the Class of 2022 performing their quad day skit and dances with the theme the Chronicles of Narnia!

November 7, 2018 — by Annissa Mu, Krithi Sankar, Allen Chen

Watch as the Class of 2021 performs their quad day skit and dances with the theme Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

November 7, 2018 — by Annissa Mu, Krithi Sankar, Allen Chen

The Falcon recaps the seniors' Homecoming show.

November 7, 2018 — by Annissa Mu, Krithi Sankar, Allen Chen

SHSTV recaps how the juniors tackled their theme.

November 1, 2018 — by Ryan Le, Ethan Zuo

SHSTV brings sports updates and more.

October 26, 2018 — by Andy Tran and Owen Keogh

The crew of SHSTV brings sports updates and more for the week of Oct. 26.

October 18, 2018 — by Ryan Le, Mason Kwok

SHSTV looks at next week's Breaking Down the Walls special activities, a TEDX event Saturday and updates on sports.

October 12, 2018 — by Nolan Chen and Ethan Zuo

SHSTV has coverage of current events around school, including sports updates and Saratoga Eats restaurant review.

October 3, 2018 — by Connor Oaklander and Mason Kwok

SHSTV covers the Student of the Month the the MAP Speaker Series.

Library’s cost of printing is too high
Pro-tip: Don’t ask too early
College counselors should not change voice of personal essays
Breaking Down the Walls not life-changing, but still beneficial
Political correctness silences views and undermines American ideals
Alarmed at the direction of politics? Don’t give up. Vote.
Pumpkin Spice is a cheap business ploy
November 14, 2018 — by Jeffrey Xu and Michael Zhang

Reporters argue that the Library charges students excessively for printer use.

November 14, 2018 — by Jeffrey Xu

Preparing to ask a girl to formal. 

November 2, 2018 — by Francesca Chu

Senior argues that while college counselors provide valuable advice, it is important to retain one's voice in his or her essays.

October 31, 2018 — by Amy Tang

Breaking Down the Walls was worth the time, money, missed classes and extra homework in order to teach important life lessons.

October 30, 2018 — by Kevin Sze

People should step back and understand both sides of an arguement before leading with emotional political correctness.

October 29, 2018 — by Edwin Chen and Justin Guo

Reporter calls for eligible students to fight against President Trump's agenda in the midterm elections.

October 29, 2018 — by Allen Chen

Reporter exposes the corrupt corporate scam that is pumpkin spice.

Isolated downtown restaurant worthy of praise
Top ten orange things this fall
Green team continues environmental work from the past
Lucid dreaming: Students shape experiences behind closed eyes
Hydration stations reduce plastic water bottle use
A theater for all: McAfee rentals encourage community enrichment
Arts and culture clubs draw fewer members but reflect genuine interest
November 14, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Muthu Palaniappan

Indo Cafe in Downtown Saratoga is an amazing Hole-In-The-Wall restaurant.

November 2, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang


November 2, 2018 — by Angelina Chen and Samantha Yee

Green Team continues to work on projects from past years, such as installing solar panels on campus.

October 29, 2018 — by Nitya Marimuthu and Kevin Sze

Lucid dreams leave students tired and restless after waking up.

October 29, 2018 — by Kaylene Morrison and Kaitlyn Wang

Hydration stations raise awareness on staying hydrated and reusing bottles.

October 29, 2018 — by Connie Liang

The McAfee center, originally created to revamp the drama program, attracts organizations looking for a venue, bringing the community together in the process.

October 29, 2018 — by Kaitlyn Wang

Arts and culture clubs brings together groups of people with niche interests.

My experiences as a Wasian girl in very different climates
Budget Formal tips for men: Suits
High school shoppers need to prepare for the holidays: tips for affordable gift buying
Reporter tries Fortnite, gets transported to alternate universe
We aren’t the champions: Novice gamers struggle playing League of Legends
Rubbing elbows with Ronan Farrow
Attempting to make our favorite drink
November 14, 2018 — by Allison Hartley

Reporter discusses how being biracial has affected her in Houston, Hong Kong, and Saratoga.

November 14, 2018 — by Andrew Lee

To all men looking for Formal on a budget, Men's Wearhouse is not your only option.

November 14, 2018 — by Selena Liu and Esha Lakhotia

Reporters reccommend stores that sell good gifts at good prices.

November 14, 2018 — by Jackson Green

Reporter recounts a Fortnite match full of Bad Buildings, Balloons, Gibberish, and Alternate Universes.

November 14, 2018 — by Megan Chen and Callia Yuan

Casual gamers attempt to play popular online game League of Legends.

November 14, 2018 — by Allison Hartley

Reporter lays out a dream lunch date.

November 14, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia

Reporters try to make Boba and discover that it's harder than it looks.

Photo of the week

Two students walk down the halls, one having a mask to avoid the terrible air quality

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