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by Minu Palaniappan (February 1, 2012)

Members of the Mechanical Science and Engineering team (MSET) found out recently that the robot they will build this year needs to be able to shoot basketballs and balance on bridges.

The object...

by Minu Palaniappan (January 17, 2012)

When sophomore Jason Li acquired his 4th generation iPod Touch from an Apple Store in November of 2010, he no longer had use for his previous one. Li tried to auction his old iPod Touch on eBay to...

by Minu Palaniappan (January 17, 2012)

Life in Bhutan is difficult right now. Malaria has claimed thousands of lives. The infant mortality rate is at 47.3 out of every 1000 kids and is still increasing while life expectancy is at 66.5...

by Minu Palaniappan (January 10, 2012)

Following a season in which they finished third place in the Bay Area, the Falcon chess team is looking forward to how it can keep its strong program in good shape. With seniors Evan Ye, Brian Wai...

by Minu Palaniappan (December 8, 2011)

For members of the MSET robotics team, Jan. 7 is a date marked on their calendars.
On that day, all of the teams in the area will learn what type of robot they need to build in order to complete...

by Minu Palaniappan (November 21, 2011)

The boys’ cross country team successfully qualified for the state race after placing third at CCS on Nov. 12.

Freshman Steven Sum placed second overall in the CCS race, finishing the course in...

by Minu Palaniappan and Nikil Ramanathan (November 21, 2011)

With a solid group of freshmen who have had great success filling the roles of last year’s seniors, the boys’ cross country team found success this season along with great results at CCS and a...

by Edward Dong and Minu Palaniappan (November 15, 2011)

On Nov. 3, during lunch, the Spanish Club hosted its own celebration of the Day of the Dead, a joyful holiday of remembrance and commemoration observed primarily in Mexico on Nov. 1 and 2. Through...

by Brandon Judoprasetijo and Minu Palaniappan (November 15, 2011)

Apart from Media Arts Program, many teachers offer video projects for their classes. World history teacher Jerry Sheehy has been assigning video projects for over a decade now, in an effort to...

by Minu Palaniappan (November 13, 2011)

Having already finished in one major competition, the M-SET robotics team has learned lessons it hopes to apply later in the year.

At the Cal Games tournament held in late October, the 25-member...


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


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Falcon In Print

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