Senior Michelle Wang shares story on how she plans to become an Art major.
Among the many students who call the Thermond Drama Center home, Zach Grob-Lipkis is easy to spot. The junior can often be found energetically performing his lines with a script in hand, often causing the whole room to erupt in laughter.
Caroline Oliver anticipates freshman year at Barnard. Saro Acharya sets up future in film with Emerson.
Caitlyn Chen writes about her experience on “Live! With Kelly and Michael.”
Todd Dwyer lived a different life before going into academia.
As a result of her efforts, English teacher Natasha Ritchie was recently named the district teacher of the year for 2016-2017. She was nominated for the award by fellow teachers.
At the beginning of the school year, ASB officers sent out a survey on the SHS Facebook page, looking for suggestions on how to spend the $276,000 that had accumulated over the years.
Five students competed in the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Nashville, Tenn., as part of the business club DECA on April 23-26.
Senior fundraiser, Toga's got Talent on May 6 found great success.
ourteen juniors were honored by their teachers at the annual California Scholarship Federation (CSF) Award Ceremony breakfast on May 18.
Starting this fall, the incoming freshman class will be the first to experience a major change in the school’s GPA scale.
Parents and pancakes filled the quad in late April as Redwood Middle School band director Jonathan Jow and SHS band director Jonathan Pwu quieted their ensemble of students and raised their arms to get set. The concert bands and orchestras of the middle and high school played their bittersweet final pieces for their final Pancake breakfast with two long-appreciated instructors.
Unfortunately for the team, coach Chris Do has decided to leave after this year; he has signed a contract with Yonex as an international sports photographer for tennis, golf and badminton.
Led by unstoppable outside hitter Joel Schneidmiller, the Falcons boys’ volleyball team started winning early this season and never stopped.
Seven Saratoga High athletes who placed in the top six in their respective events at the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) meet that took place on May 13 at Los Gatos High; their stellar performances earned them spots at CCS trials, but none qualified for CCS finals on May 27.
The team placed fifth out of six teams in the league tournament and did not qualify for CCS.
At Clovis West High School on May 20, juniors Stefanie Ting and Anna Zhou, sophomore Jeanette Khowong and freshman Lei Otsuka competed at the CIF Swimming and Diving State Championships. In the end, their preliminary times were not fast enough for them to qualify for a second swim in the finals on May 21.
Before their playoff game on May 11, the boys’ lacrosse team had hope that they could beat — or at least compete with — Palo Alto, ranked No. 1 in the De Anza League (DAL).
After a rocky first half of the season, the Falcons managed to pick up their game and qualify again for CCS this year, even hosting and winning one game in the tournament.
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.
SHSTV covers the new ASB leaders, the talent show and MAP teacher Tony Palma moving into a new job with the district.
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.
Student of the Month: Melissa Hoffman
Guys and Dolls Recap
Leadership Class Controversy
SHSTV has stories on recent action in spring sports, activities director Rebeca Marshburn about her decision to return to her home town of San Antonio, Texas, after this school year, the recent TEXEX event, a hula hoop challenge to teachers by senior Luke Salin and short promo for Senior Prom.
SHSTV looks at the robotics team's successful season, Spring Fling highlights, a junior volleyball star who has verbally committed to UC Irvine and parking issues created by the beginning of construction of the new music building.
SHSTV looks at teachers' efforts to try to combat stress and experiment with different kinds of homework this year, speech and debate national qualifiers, the addition of a freshman diver to the swimming team and students' Spring Break plans.
SHSTV features reports on substitute teacher Bob Kucer, who is subbing for chemistry teacher Kathy Nakamatsu while she is out on maternity leave, Spring Fling dressup days, Winter Guard's recent competition in Las Vegas, Student of the Mnth and the details behind the still-not-completed new softball field, which is delaying the start of the team's home season.
SHSTV gives general announcements and reviews a recently opened popsicle restaurant.
SHSTV covers an upcomong Dandia event, the experiences of students with food allergies and the girls' basketball team's run to a CCS championship.
SHSTV sums up recent CCS sports action and examines the start-up business uProspie as well as the recent trip some students took to Cuernavaca, Mexico, over February break.
SHSTV features a promotion for the Benefit Fashion Show, which takes places tomorrow in the Large Gym, a recap of the boys' crushinbg and controlversial 47-44 loss in CCS to Aptos on a disputed buzzer shot, and a profile of the the student of the month.
SHSTV explores the controversy over a lack of diversity among Oscar nominees, checks in with Sue's Cafe, shows what the new creative writing elective is doing, previews the Benefit fashion show and delivers anonymous Valentine's Day roses to surprised students.
Watch the seniors take us to a galaxy far far away in their homecoming quad day on Oct. 16, 2015
Check out our amazing teachers dance for their homecoming quad day on Oct. 12, 2015.
Watch how the freshmen dive into the lost city of Atlantis on Oct. 13, 2015
Watch how the sophomores takes us to the Hundred Acre Woods on Oct 14
SHSTV shows how the juniors brought Neverland to life in their Quad Day on Oct. 15.
Students need to be cognizant of international affairs in order to empathize
Junior explains President Obama's critique of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Nineteenth century statesman John C. Calhoun, best known as South Carolina’s pro-slavery champion, is perhaps one of the America’s most controversial figures. His name has become synonymous with Southern secession, the Confederacy and America’s heinous institution of slavery. Yet, in spite of criticism from the Yale’s student body, Yale University president Peter Salovey announced on April 28 that the name of the residential college called Calhoun would remain.
Sophomore shares opinion on how more students should participate in the class/ ASB voting procedure at school.
Junior explains her thoughts on AP class finals.
“Commit. That’s so gay. You’re SPED. Go kill yourself.” These are common slang terms echoing in the hallways of SHS, jests that have made their way into the daily vernacular of students.
It happens all the time. College students begin receiving offers for credit cards and begin going out to dinner every night, buying expensive clothes or taking trips with money they don't have.
Seniors look back on friendship.
Senior Uday Singh, just a third grader at the time, was fixated on the saxophone his older sister had brought home. All he could think after seeing the instrument was that he really wanted to play that loud, golden thing.
Karen began her singing career at age 6, when her mother recognized her daughter’s aptitude for music, from Chinese nursery rhymes to the ABC’s.
One sophomore’s struggle with a culture of ignorance and lingering depression
One sophomore’s struggle with a culture of ignorance and lingering depression
Senior Nandita Mohan feels a sense of belonging, as though Saratoga had always been her home, even though she had only lived in the United States for five years.
What do you get when you put a mechanical engineer (my dad), a speech pathologist (my mom), a physicist (my brother), a policy maker (my sister) and a high school junior (me) in one room? My family.
Dear freshman Anant,
For me, the stereotypes I face are mostly because of my hair color (blonde) and choice of extracurricular activity ( cheerleading). These two factors come with the stereotype of being unintelligent.
Dear freshman Melissa,
For hours a day, reading 25 different practice guides and a read-through of the entire driving handbook had led up to the moment I had been dreading: taking my permit test.
Junior drama actor shares transforming experience.
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When the Falcon’s Lifestyles editors challenged us to start conversations with pickup lines, we happily obliged.
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