About The Saratoga Falcon

The Saratoga Falcon print and online editions are published by the two Advanced Journalism newspaper classes of Saratoga High School, 20300 Herriman Ave., Saratoga, CA 95070. Reporters and editors can be reached by sending an email to firstname.lastname@saratogafalcon.org.

2020-21 Falcon Staff:

Adviser: Mike Tyler

Editors-in-chief for first period: Allison Hartley, Kaitlyn Tsai

Editors-in-chief for fourth period: Manasi Garg, Rohan Kumar

Associate Editors: Shama Gupta, Nitya Marimuthu

News Editors: Alekhya Vadlakonda, Christine Zhang

Opinion Editors: Neeti Badve, Oliver Ye

Associate Opinion Editors: Michael Wong, Alan Zu

Sports Editors: Andy Chen, Nicole Lu, Viraaj Reddi, Bill Yuan

Lifestyles Editors: Angelina Chen, Amanda Zhu, Samantha Yee, Tiffany Wang

Entertainment Editors: Kaasha Minocha, Kavita Sundaram, Harshini Velchamy, Esther Luan

In-Depth Editors: Anjali Nuggehalli, Anouk Yeh, Jeanette Zhou, Marisa Kingsley

School Scope Editors: Apurva Chakravarthy, Aaria Thomas, Lihi Shoshani, Preston Fu

Multimedia & Social Media: Edwin Chen, Isaac Le

Backpage Editors: Justin Guo, Eileen Bui

Head Photographers: TBD

Head Graphics: Sina Salehi, Joann Zhang

Assistant Graphics: Shaan Sridhar, Carolyn Wang

Head Copy Editors: Benjamin Li, Allen Luo, Ethan Lin, Vicky Bai, Andrew Li, Jonathan Li

Web Team/App Development: Cici Xu, Serena Li, Jun Lee 

Business/Ad Managers: Nika Bagherian

Reporter/Layout ArtistsMartin Xu, Mina Yeap, Hannah Lee, Michael Fok, Avani Kongetira, Shaan Sridhar, Stephanie Sun, Howard Shu, Vinay Gollamudi, Jason Cheng, Audrey Mah, Nilay Mishra, Selina Yu Chen, Christopher Chen, Christina Chang, Lily Zhang, Min Sui Tang, Atrey Desai, John Si, Anjali Pai, Nidhi Mathihalli, Shreya Rallabandi



Please contact Nika Bagherian at nika.bagherian@saratogafalcon.org about advertising in either the print or online edition.

Photo of the week

Due to the lightning complex that occurred in the week of Aug.17, Santa Clara County is currently surrounded by wildfires, covering the city of Saratoga in heavy smoke. The air quality was in the range of 100 to 200 for the past five days, forcing SHS to close down. Photo by Selina Chen.


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