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by Nick Chow and Minu Palaniappan (February 2, 2013)

History Bowl requires a vast knowledge and exceedingly quick thinking. Few students possess as great knowledge and love for history as senior Spencer Goldman.

Goldman has always had an affinity...

by Minu Palaniappan and Elijah Yi (December 16, 2012)

Last year, using private grant money, Los Gatos High implemented an advanced science research class that gave students an avenue to have a hands-on approach to science.

In this course, students...

by Minu Palaniappan and Priyanka Nookala (December 16, 2012)

The chess team ended its league play with a tie against Leigh High on Nov. 13 and placed fourth overall, after narrowly missing third to Menlo Park High.

“It was unfortunate because we never...

by Minu Palaniappan and Jay Mulye (December 7, 2012)

Historians consider the D-Day invasion along the coast of France during World War ll to be one of the most important events in U.S. history.

This year two history teachers hope to bring students...

by Minu Palaniappan (October 29, 2012)

When alumni Angel Hernandez left for San Jose State University in 2011, one goal was on his mind: to fulfill his passion for robotics and computer science.

During his time at SJSU, Hernandez...

by Minu Palaniappan and Sudeep Raj (October 27, 2012)

Along with a national drop in SAT scores, California’s average SAT scores have dropped three to four points since last year. The state’s average score was also below the national average in...

by Minu Palaniappan and Priyanka Nookala (October 27, 2012)

Not long ago, the school's chess team was the best in the state. For six straight years from 2004-2010, the team won consecutive state titles.

Now those glory days are gone, and after losing...

by Minu Palaniappan and Sophie Mattson (October 15, 2012)

Ever wanted to pull up a teacher’s website right from your phone or read the latest school announcements on the go? This year, the Application Developers club built its first free iPhone...

by Minu Palaniappan (October 10, 2012)

Many recognize Lance Armstrong as one of the most inspirational U.S. athletes to ever compete in a professional sport. Armstrong is an icon who won seven Tour de France titles, despite being...

by Rohan Rajeev, Nikhil Goel and Minu Palaniappan (September 24, 2012)

Shouts of excitement echoed across the quad as club officers promoted their respective clubs during lunchtime on Sept. 19 for the long-awaited annual Club Day event .

“People like Club Day...


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