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by Miles Albert and Minu Palaniappan (October 28, 2013)

Imagine being inside of a large building with hundreds of strangers for 24 hours straight. Some people have their headphones wired in while intensely staring at their computer screen, others are...

by Minu Palaniappan (September 23, 2013)

For being such a smart company, it’s hard to believe Google could be so dumb. Google is looking to build computerized eyewear as its next platform product. 

Termed the “Google Glass,”...

by Minu Palaniappan (September 23, 2013)

Facebook has evolved into dual platform giant, dominating the mobile and desktop world. Now hosting 1.1 billion users, Facebook has undergone major changes in the way users interact, share and...

by Simi Srivastava and Minu Palaniappan (September 23, 2013)

Fueled by last year’s release of the SHS app, which allowed students easy access to the school websites from their phones, the SHS Application Developers’ Club is working on an online...

by Minu Palaniappan and Sudeep Raj (April 3, 2013)

The 5-2 boys’ tennis team recently defeated Cupertino 4-3 on March 28. All three doubles teams and No. 1 singles Neel Bedekar won their matches.

Prior to playing Cupertino, the team pulled out...

by Priyanka Nookala and Minu Palaniappan (April 3, 2013)

At this year’s county tournament held on Feb. 2 at Monta Vista High, Saratoga was represented by an unusually small group of three players, but senior Matt Yee, junior Morteza Rohaninejad and...

by Minu Palaniappan (February 7, 2013)

With great challenges come great costs. Before tackling any challenge posed by FIRST, an organization that runs the FRC robotics challenge annually, MSET must first fundraise thousands of dollars...

by Minu Palaniappan and Rohan Rajeev (February 6, 2013)

AP U.S. History (APUSH) is a fast-paced, intense course known for its consistent homework notes. Around 40 pages are assigned per week, and students must manage their time well enough to be able...

by Minu Palaniappan and David Sparkman (February 4, 2013)

The Mechanical Science and Engineering Team (MSET) will be sending their newly founded First Tech Challenge (FTC) team to the Northern California Championship held in Newark on Feb. 24.


by Sudeep Raj and Minu Palaniappan (February 4, 2013)

Coach: Florin Marica

Last season's record:15-7

Last season's recap: After losing star Nikhil Jayashankar to graduation in 2011, the team was weaker in both singles and doubles; however, the...


Photo of the week

Friends make a circle during a dance for the winter formal held on Dec. 1 in the Large Gym. More than 500 students attended.

Upcoming Events

December 17: Period 2 final exam

December 18: Periods 6 and 4 final exams

December 19: Periods 7 and 5 final exams

December 20: Periods 3 and 1 final exams

December 21: winter break begins for students; teacher work day


What would you say is the best way to study for finals?


Falcon In Print

Orchestra travels to Chicago for concert, Saratoga Idol, Fundraising Efforts