Saratoga Falcon

February 14, 2019

Libraries-on-a-stick help bring neighborhoods together through a love of reading

February 25, 2019

Freshman Anouk Yeh becomes inspired by youth activists and uses slam poetry to inspire social change.

March 1, 2019

The English Department searches for a new platform to teach grammar after longtime book is discontinued

March 3, 2019

Kirk Abe wraps up his first season coaching the team in several years.

March 14, 2019

SHSTV covers one of the busiest times of the year.

March 14, 2019

Boys’ volleyball star finds new home with the Division 1 Anteaters

MESH holds its annual benefit concert to fund charity program
Two students to perform in LA
Class offices employ restaurant fundraisers
Math club hosts first middle school competition
Voting system fixed for class office elections after possible ASB election tampering
School tests emergency alert system
Speech team experiences success at CFL Evergreen tournament
March 14, 2019 — by Isaac Le and Andrew Li

High school musicians performed with elementary and middle school students to raise money for Harmony Project Bay Area

March 14, 2019 — by Alex Wang

Senior cellist Thomas Lim and junior violinist Christine Lee are invited to perform at the YoungArts regional showcase from March 26-31.

March 14, 2019 — by Christine Zhang

Recent freshman and sophomore class fundraisers raise money for future prom expenses

March 14, 2019 — by Jeffrey Xu

A lot of planning and logistics went into making the competition happen. The club plans on hosting again next year.

March 14, 2019 — by Jeffrey Xu and Callia Yuan

The issue originally had been that some students were unable to vote in ASB elections due to their ballot having already been casted upon logging in; however, the issue has since been fixed with the implementation of individualized voting links.

March 12, 2019 — by Isaac Le and Andrew Li

District follows the lead of the elementary school district in making a quick way to transmit information to the school community

March 11, 2019 — by Edwin Chen

Speech team places at league tournament.

Golf: A sport of skill and intellect
CCS: Boys take a disappointing loss against Hillsdale, ending season
Girls’ basketball loses again to Aptos in CCS semifinals
Girls’ basketball players push through injuries and strong competition
Larger girls’ lacrosse team will allow for more subs
Wrestlers send three members to CCS after a season of rebuilding
Few changes from last season give golf team hope to excel
March 11, 2019 — by Alex Wang

Junior tries to play an ‘old man’s sport,’ but the old men proved far more talented.

March 9, 2019 — by Leo Cao and Jeffrey Xu

Captain looks back on four-year journey in basketball after semifinal loss, giving advice to the younger members of the team for future years.

March 6, 2019 — by Allison Hartley

After a slew of injuries, girls’ basketball loses in CCS semifinals to Aptos second year in a row

February 25, 2019 — by Anna Novoselov

Players step up to fill the positions of injured players and develop strong basketball skills as well as team chemistry.

February 25, 2019 — by Anna Novoselov

Lacrosse players anticipate a successful season and hope to develop good team chemistry.

February 14, 2019 — by Mathew Luo and Phoebe Wang

Under coach Kirk  Abe’s leadership, the wrestling team sends three members to CCS and attracts over a dozen new members this season.

February 14, 2019 — by Kevin Sze and Howard Tang

Strong players remain on team and expect wins

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Effect of California Wildfire on Saratoga's Air Quality
Saratoga Idol Highlight Reel
Nov. 29, 2018
Breaking Down the Walls video
Nov. 16, 2018
Nov. 9, 2018
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.

December 14, 2018 — by Allen Chen, Annissa Mu, Krithi Sankar

Saratoga Idol, the school's annual singing competition, was held in the evening of Nov. 27 in the McAfee. Here are the highlights of each performance!

November 28, 2018 — by Ethan Zuo, Ritika Kuppam

SHSTV looks at recent happenings, including student of the month and the start of winter sports.

November 20, 2018 — by Allen Chen, Annissa Mu, Krithi Sankar

Watch this quick summary of the event including an interview with BDTW Moderator Dean Whellams.

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.

Do tutors help or hinder the learning process?
Don’t be paranoid: Tracking technology helps more than harms
Standardized tests do not define students
SHS doesn’t need more humanities courses
Survey well intentioned but implemented poorly
Tiger moms prevent children from leading healthy lifestyles
Art should be enhanced by minority experiences, not defined by it
March 19, 2019 — by Manasi Garg and Christine Zhang

Increasing popularity of tutors leads to questions of equity and fairness

March 14, 2019 — by Andrew Lee

Reporter argues that applications that track teen locations can be a positive aspect of student life, despite arguments about personal privacy.

March 14, 2019 — by Jessica Wang

Reporter argues that high test scores are not correlated with intelligence and should not be treated or addressed as such

March 14, 2019 — by Jeffrey Ma

Reporter argues that student calls for more humanities courses fail to consider practitalility and the student body’s overall interests.

March 14, 2019 — by Jeffrey Ma

Reporter argues that confusion around health survey’s tutorial implementation wastes chance to collect valuable data.

March 14, 2019 — by Christine Zhang

Tiger moms disregard their children’s personal desires, harming them as well as their family relationship

March 8, 2019 — by Mathew Luo

Reporter argues that injecting identity politics into writing should be done with caution to avoid unimaginative and repetitive themes.

Winter Guard commits to hours of evening rehearsals
Supplementary class offers alternative credit fulfillment online
Freshman-led Leo Club proves to be active, engaged service club
‘How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ exemplifies Dreamworks’ animation talent, impresses most
21 Savage, more like 21 Sauvage
‘Sex Education’: intimate and relatable
Coglitore uncovers willpower in light of mother’s lasting tenacity
March 14, 2019 — by Christine Zhang

With the upcoming World Championships, varsity members reflect on their high degree of commitment to the team

March 14, 2019 — by Allison Hartley

Students enroll in eighth period to remediate class credit or utilize a different classroom format

March 12, 2019 — by Elaine Sun and Jeffrey Xu

The club, unlike most other service clubs, has student-initiated and student-created community involvement projects.

March 11, 2019 — by Leo Cao and Andrew Lee

A satisfying conclusion to a family friendly and emotional animated trilogy amazes audiences but still has flaws.

March 11, 2019 — by Jeffrey Xu and Jayne Zhou

Recent exposure of rap star 21 Savage’s British nationality triggers media attention, causes deportation charge.

March 11, 2019 — by Leo Cao and Alex Wang

The new Netflix show tackles pressing topics in teenage life while incorporating humor, an intriguing storyline and likeable characters.

March 1, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Shama Gupta

Senior Enzo Coglitore inspires people with his mother's message of perseverence.

Baking a cake without a recipe proves harder than anticipated
Don’t judge an onion (banana juice) by its peel
My brother drives me crazy
That’s hype: What can be done to increase support for sports
My little sister uses my things as if they belong to her
It’s traumatizing being the younger one
Cooking turns out easier than expected
March 14, 2019 — by Megan Chen, Callia Yuan, and Jayne Zhou

Reporters test baking skills picked up from years of watching Tasty videos

March 14, 2019 — by Phoebe Wang

Onion banana juice a unique experience and journey from normal dietary habits

March 14, 2019 — by Muthu Palaniappan

Reporter recounts the many times she has been left feeling annoyed when her brother drives her car unnecessarily.

March 12, 2019 — by Allison Hartley

SHS sports atmosphere smaller than in the past

March 12, 2019 — by Manasi Garg

Reporter reflects on the trials and tribulations of being an older sister

March 8, 2019 — by Alekhya Vadlakonda and Ananya Vadlakonda

Two sisters share their experiences as the younger siblings in the family.

March 1, 2019 — by Christine Zhang

Reporter tries making breakfast every day for a school week

Photo of the week

Lacrosse players sloshed through the rain during a recent matchup.


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