Saratoga Falcon

October 13, 2016

Her work begins early and involves a lot of checking with students and staff.

October 15, 2016

Senior discusses stressful life as a drum major. 

October 17, 2016

Current college counselor discusses connections with past SHS students. 

October 19, 2016

The loss hurts team’s CCS chances, but the Falcons must win at either Santa Clara or Los Gatos in the coming weeks.

October 21, 2016

SHSTV covers the MAP New York Trip, recent weather trends, a controversy surrounding Asian Americans and a Halloween raffle.


College bound: Average number of early applications skyrocket
SUSD board candidate aims to raise awareness of district issues
Father of SHS freshman runs for high school district board position
Leadership class leads Red Ribbon Movement through spirit week
Seniors volunteer for congressional candidate Ro Khanna
School board OKs additional day off in October starting next year
Safine steps up as interim principal with Robinson on brief leave
October 26, 2016 — by Ami Nachiappan and Jenny Qian

Recently, early-action has become more popular with highschool students.

October 26, 2016 — by Ashley Su and Katherine Zhou

Mother of senior and SUSD board candidate sets her goals.

October 26, 2016 — by Ethan Ko and Alexandra Li

Father of fresham at SHS runs for school district board position.

October 26, 2016 — by Navin Tiwary and Elicia Ye

The Leadership class brings "Red Ribbon Week" to SHS.

October 26, 2016 — by Esha Lakhotia and Katherine Zhou

Seniors experience campaigning for the first time.

October 26, 2016 — by Karen Chow and Chelsea Leung

There will be a short October break in upcoming school years.

October 26, 2016 — by Alexandra Li and Navin Tiwary

Assistant principal Brian Safine covers for principal Paul Robinson who is recovering from surgery. 

Senior verbally commits to WashU for softball
Team beats rival Los Gatos, tied for first in league with Wildcats
Field hockey: Intensity key to meeting goals
Girls’ water polo still on track for CCS
Falcons drop heartbreaker to Mountain View on their Senior Night
Girls’ volleyball: Falcons eye first-place finish in El Camino League
Boys’ water polo: Captain says Falcons need better teamwork
October 26, 2016 — by Chelsea Leung and Alexandra Li

Softball provides senior Natasha Ramakrishnan pathway to WashU

October 26, 2016 — by Caitlin Ju

Girls tennis look forward to CCS after finishing their league games.

October 19, 2016 — by Emily Chen and Leena Elzeiny

Heading into the remainder of the season and now in second place in the De Anza League with an overall record of 9-3-2, the field hockey team is looking to keep up its intensity as it works toward the goal of returning to CCS.


October 19, 2016 — by Ashley Feng

Girls’ water polo  bounced back after their first conference loss to Lynbrook with a 5-2 win against Monta Vista on Oct. 13, bringing their conference record to 11-1.

October 19, 2016 — by Siva Sambasivam

The loss hurts team’s CCS chances, but the Falcons must win at either Santa Clara or Los Gatos in the coming weeks.

October 17, 2016 — by Kitty Huang and Harshini Ramaswamy

Girls Volleyball team hope to win El Camino League.

October 17, 2016 — by Jay Kim and Michelle Lee

Water polo captain critiques team. 

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October 26, 2016 — by Andrew Zheng

SHSTV covers Halloween and other events from the week.

October 21, 2016 — by Daphne Liu, Connor Oaklander

SHSTV covers the MAP New York Trip, recent weather trends, a controversy surrounding Asian Americans and a Halloween raffle.


October 21, 2016 — by Aidan Peck, Ritikia Kuppam

SHSTV covers the Question of the Week, does a sports recap and has a feature on student athletes committing to various colleges.

October 7, 2016 — by Aaron Choi, Mary Maccoun

SHSTV looks at changes in the art department, a synchronized swimmer's quest, and the
word of the week.

September 29, 2016 — by Elicia Ye, Phoebe Wang

SHSTV covers the student of the month, reactions to the new iPhone 7 and the recent MAP Speaker Series event

September 26, 2016 — by Daphne Liu and Katy Wilson

Stories this week include reports on the new tutorial center in the library, the large freshman class, a sports update and a Homecoming promotion.


September 15, 2016 — by Connor Oaklander, Sophie Cichanowicz

SHSTV covers the Costa Rica Trip, the new dance PE class, the retirement of school secretary Susan Dini and
new technology on campus.

September 9, 2016 — by Jingyi Wang, Elicia Ye

SHSTV has stories on new teachers, the performance of the choir with the band Foreigner over the summer and comments on the new bell schedule.


September 1, 2016 — by Max Lisovsky, Mary Maccoun

SHS TV has its first broadcast of the year.

May 19, 2016 — by William Chen, Mary Maccoun

SHSTV covers Friday night's SMASH'N event, the Student of the Month, test superstitions, a MAP field trip and the last rally of the year.


May 13, 2016 — by Saro Acharya, Max Lisovsky

SHSTV covers the  new ASB leaders, the talent show and MAP teacher Tony Palma moving into a new job with the district.


May 6, 2016 — by Lei Otsuka, Alexandra Propach

SHSTV covers seniors' college decisions, the Saratoga Music Boosters' Pancake Breakfast, the appointment
history teacher Matt Torrens as the school's new activities director for next year, and a recap of recent sports action.

April 29, 2016 — by Saro Acharya, Anuj Changavi

Student of the Month: Melissa Hoffman
Guys and Dolls Recap
Sports Recap
Leadership Class Controversy

Senior Quad Day: Sept. 30, 2016
Junior Homecoming Day: Sept. 29, 2016
Freshman Quad Day: Sept. 27, 2016
Sophomore Quad Day: Sept. 28, 2016
Senior Homecoming Day: Oct. 16, 2015
Teachers Homecoming Day: Oct: 12, 2015
Freshman Homecoming Day: Oct. 13, 2015
Sophomore Homecoming Day: Oct. 14, 2015
Junior Homecoming Day: Oct. 15, 2015
October 7, 2016 — by SHSTV Staff

The seniors use "Toy Story" as their theme for a spectacular show.

October 7, 2016 — by SHSTV Staff

Juniors show us what it takes to live in the scary world of Monster's Inc!

September 29, 2016 — by SHSTV Staff

The freshmen class takes us into "A Bug's Life."

September 29, 2016 — by SHSTV Staff

Sophomores bring us into the fast paced world of "Cars."

October 17, 2015 — by SHS TV

Watch the seniors take us to a galaxy far far away in their homecoming quad day on Oct. 16, 2015

October 16, 2015 — by SHS TV

Check out our amazing teachers dance for their homecoming quad day on Oct. 12, 2015.

October 16, 2015 — by SHS TV

Watch how the freshmen dive into the lost city of Atlantis on Oct. 13, 2015

October 16, 2015 — by SHS TV

Watch how the sophomores takes us to the Hundred Acre Woods on Oct 14

October 16, 2015 — by SHSTV Staff

SHSTV shows how the juniors brought Neverland to life in their Quad Day on Oct. 15.

The Silent Minority: Why news stations must stop ignoring Asian votes
MAP vs. non-MAP: Field trips lead to unequal high school experiences
Teachers should grade group projects more fairly
Is six too many? All current compsci clubs are necessary
For Zuckerberg, privacy views aren’t consistent
Embrace it, ‘millennial’ is not an insult
Universities that don’t use the Common App cause unnecessary work
October 26, 2016 — by Austin Wang

Fox news runs controversial news segment aimed at America's asian population.

October 26, 2016 — by Neil Rao

Junior believes that regular students should enjoy similar field trips to MAP students. 

October 26, 2016 — by Cassandra King

Senior shares opinion on teachers' grading policy for group projects. 

October 26, 2016 — by Frederick Kim and Roland Shen

In the age of electronics, computer science now plays a major role in many diverse jobs.

October 26, 2016 — by Rahul Vadlakonda

Zuckerberg reduces user privacy on Facebook, yet seeks to protect his own.

October 23, 2016 — by Caitlin Ju

Senior talks about the term "millennial" and how it impacts her life.

October 18, 2016 — by Eric Sze

Senior shares opinion on college applications which don't have a common app essay. 

Behind the name: Students grapple with their unusual names
Columnists: If high school is not like ‘Mean Girls,’ what is it really like?
New year, new struggles, good changes
Mohnike recounts joys and challenges of raising a child with special needs
Marvel’s movies and characters trump DC
‘The Birth of a Nation’ leaves viewers sickened but impressed
Album leaves legacy for former presidential nominee
October 26, 2016 — by Chelsea Leung and Katherine Zhou

Students struggle to accept their given names.

October 26, 2016 — by Ryan Kim and Vivien Zhang

Movies create wrong perception of highschool life.

October 26, 2016 — by Alexandra Li and Jingyi Wang

Freshman struggles to adapt to new highschool environment.

October 25, 2016 — by Cassandra King and Eleanor Goh

Mohnike explains her experience raising child

October 24, 2016 — by Navin Tiwary

Junior talks about why Marvel is better than DC.

October 23, 2016 — by Chelsea Leung and Alexandra Li

Two Saratoga students give their personal thoughts on a recent film called 'The Birth of a Nation'.

October 23, 2016 — by Neil Rao and Navin Tiwary

Juniors talk about Bernie Sanders and his newly popularized album. 

Top things to do in November…
Yes, SNL is funny, but it reduces integrity of presidential elections
Toad hits the road: Pepe declared hate symbol
Thanks to killer clowns, I can no longer take my nighttime walks
Life hack: Beeswax will save your shoes this rainy season
Life Hack: Junior experiments with makeshift speakers
Senior navigates through college application season
October 25, 2016 — by Neil Rao and Kyle Wang

Top 10 this month

October 25, 2016 — by Saya Sivaram

SNL can't justify its breaking down of the election's seriousness

October 24, 2016 — by Victor Liu and Alex Yang

Meme becomes controversial issue

October 23, 2016 — by Kyle Wang

Junior talks about his fear of clowns.

October 23, 2016 — by Sophia Zivanic

Beeswax on your shoes... is it a life hack?

October 23, 2016 — by Roland Shen

Junior tries DIY speakers

October 23, 2016 — by Caitlin Ju

Senior talks about college application process. 

Photo of the week

Jerome Chung, coach of the girls' water polo team, directs his players during a game on Oct. 14. Photo by Ashley Feng

Upcoming Events

October 27: World Cafe

October 28: Football game against Santa Clara

October 28: Blood Drive (small gym)

October 31: It's Halloween!!

November 6: Daylight Savings!


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