The marching band kicked off its season by taking home a handful of awards at the Cupertino Tournament of Bands on Oct. 11 with an ambitious new show.
Freshmen put together their first Quad Day at lunch on Oct. 21, which centered on a KRON 4 newscast.
Two clubs, Interact Club and SHARP tutoring, have been looking to expand into local middle and elementary schools in order to build a connection among younger students in the community.
On Oct. 15, instead of attending school, upperclassmen in the Media Arts Program (MAP) spent the day in beautiful San Francisco and Alcatraz Island.
The Quiz Bowl team, consisting of sophomore Kevin Chow and seniors Ethan Ngai and Nitya Sampath, placed third out of 27 other schools at the Palo Alto Novice Tournament on Oct. 4.
As students rushed from the parking lot to their classrooms on the morning on Monday, Oct. 13, many were surprised when they walked into class at 8:51 a.m. and still beat the second bell.
During tutorial on Oct. 1, 44 students crammed into history teacher Jerry Sheehy’s room to complete the written portion of History Bowl tryouts.
The annual Saratoga Heritage Day Festival showcased the town’s historical events and trends, from noon to 3 p.m. on Oct. 4.
Founded as a personal account on Facebook by a student who prefers to remain anonymous, Saratoga Compliments launched last April.
FootGolf is a trend being played at golf courses nationwide. A precision sport, FootGolf requires players try to kick a soccer ball into a proportionally sized hole in as few shots as possible. It is essentially golf played with a soccer ball instead of a golf ball.
The cross country team began the season with consistent improvements during its first three meets.
Following a 7-0 win at home against Los Gatos on Oct. 2, the team prepared for the first annual Battle of the Bay tournament in which Central Coast Section (CCS) teams competed against those of the North Coast Section (NCS). Though the tournament was held at several different schools in the Bay Area, Saratoga played at home along with fellow CCS school St. Francis High.
After sustaining several losses, the boys’ varsity water polo season is off to a rough start with a league record of 1-4.
This year is senior Alvin Kim’s first year playing football at a high school level. As a senior rookie on varsity, Kim has already had impressive performances against both Hillsdale and Santa Clara as both linebacker and running back.
Having faced tough opponents over the past few weeks, the girls’ golf team has a record of 3-5 as of Oct. 9.
With the NBA season starting on Oct. 28, many basketball fans are scrambling to find the best players to draft, the best strategies to use and the best ways to succeed in their fantasy basketball leagues.
Is the outside group Sources of Strength actually weakening Common Roots?
With so many students swept up in the academic competition, there is not enough of an emphasis on the non-academic aspects of life.
The evolution of cheerleading is dramatic and controversial. If the women who cheer at professional football games are supposedly the more professional and intensified versions of high school cheer teams, teenagers are making a huge mistake if they try to emulate them.
With virtually no one actually paying attention, announcements are becoming completely ineffective and are often a waste of time.
Lately, it seems that all colleges want are superheroes. And there’s no doubt about it, being a superhero would definitely make the college application process easier.
It sucks things in, and gives nothing out. The victim is forced go into it, and their chances of escaping are slim. This is not a black hole, but rather the failing public education system.
There should be more requirements for receiving merit-based scholarships than a single test on a single day.
Reporter describes a few different blogs on Tumblr, a popular blogging site.
Reporter reviews Honeyberry, a dessert shop in Santa Clara.
Reporter reviews The Tea Zone and Fruit Bar, a cafe located on S. Winchester Blvd in West San Jose.
The life of a Korean pop music star may seem rather glamorous on the outside — weekly hairstyle changes, personal stylists, makeup artists, recording studios, game shows, interviews, screaming fans and travel.
At a closer look, however, the life of an idol is far from glamorous; instead, it is strictly controlled by the management company.
Reporter discusses the ups and downs of two-part finales.
Questions sent to an anonymous account (ask.fm/dearabbyshs) were answered here.
Whether or not you plan on Trick-or-Treating this year, make it the best Halloween yet with sparkly purple candy apples!
Yes, it’s the beginning of fall, and yes, it’s the norm for students to don shorts. But when the cold gusts of winter begin to sweep away the leaves of autumn, I stay true to my collection of shorts.
Reporter reminisces about watching the horror movie "The Conjuring."
Reporter recounts his experience with fantasy football.
Reporter reflects on her trip to Africa.
Reporter reflects on the ups and downs of being biracial.
Reporter attemps to talk like Youtube character Miranda Sings for a day.
Reporter reflects on feelings toward the 12th Doctor, Peter Capaldi, in the TV show "Doctor Who."
October 25: Homecoming Dance @ 8 p.m.
October 31: Halloween
November 2: Daylight savings ends
November 11: Veterans Day - No School