Saratoga Falcon

January 22, 2017

Many students dream of continuing to play the sport they love all the way through college. Of course, the reality of trying to get accepted by a college’s sports program and then actually playing the sport while completing a difficult academic load is a laborious feat.


February 2, 2017

Teachers and student provide input on cheating situation at SHS.

February 5, 2017

Patrick Judge won't be satisfied until SHS crowds are big and loud.

February 5, 2017

Large turnout means event may become annual tradition at the school

February 10, 2017

Principal Robinson returns to school following surgery. 

February 17, 2017

SHSTV has segments on Mr. Saratoga, students who have been best friends, a blind date for Valentine's Day and behind the scenes of broadcasts.

Valedictorian, salutatorian announced for Class of 2017
Seniors spread awareness for Special Olympics
Former SHS English teacher returns to area as Argonaut principal
AP signups moved a month earlier to avoid ‘Bubble Fest’
Heavy rain, washed out roads and mudslides force school to scramble when teachers can’t make it to Saratoga
Torn apart: Trump ban echoes in immigrant community of Saratoga
Student production ‘The Murder Room’ completes successful run
February 16, 2017 — by Saya Sivaram and Eileen Toh

Each of the honorees has taken at least 15 AP and honors classes.

February 14, 2017 — by Esha Lakhotia and Vivien Zhang

MAP project gives students a chance to create feature film for athletes that are participating in the Special Olympics.

February 14, 2017 — by Ethan Ko and Christopher Lee

Argonaut's new principal takes teaching experience from past into assist her in her new leadership role.

February 14, 2017 — by Eleanor Goh

Students concerned about earlier AP exam signup date.

February 13, 2017 — by Francesca Chu and Ami Nachiappan

Recent storms have hindered teachers on the way to school from highway 17.

February 13, 2017 — by Lina Kim, Austin Wang, and Phoebe Wang

The immigrant community in Saratoga discuss the effects the Trump ban might have on family and friends.

February 13, 2017 — by Saya Sivaram

Students had an enjoyable experience producing 'The Murder Room' even despite all the time and dedication it required.

Boys’ tennis prepares for CCS with new team
Whether specialized or recreational, basketball training takes players to the next level
Boys’ soccer advances to CCS for the first time in four years
Junior trains for Junior Olympics in javelin and discus
Falcons fall short vs. Mountain View, eyes set on CCS
Girls’ basketball: Falcons lose tightly contested league games
Girl's Basketball: Falcons struggle to push through illnesses during season
February 14, 2017 — by Ryan Kim and Ethan Ko

Athough the boys tennis team has lost players to graduation, the team remains confident, even qualifying for CCS.

February 14, 2017 — by Neil Rao

Student dedication to basketball has pushed them to persevere and continue to further improve their skills.

February 13, 2017 — by Karen Chow, Neil Rao and Navin Tiwary

The boys soccer team gains some key additions despite the gaps left by seniors.

February 13, 2017 — by Karen Chow

Student considers doing track in college after qualifying and participating in three Junior Olympic Regionals.

February 13, 2017 — by Patrick Li and Roland Shen

Despite dissapointing loss to Mountain View, boys basketball team qualifies for CCS after a strong season.

February 13, 2017 — by Jenny Qian

With the season coming to an end, the Falcons have dropped a series of hard-fought league games while continuing to prepare to defend their Division III  CCS title. As of Feb. 12, the team had a 4-6 league record but has already qualified for postseason because they have won over half of their games and are in the more competitive A League this year.


February 13, 2017 — by Julia Miller and Harshini Ramaswamy

Injuries have hobbled the Falcons so far in league play, forcing the team to use multiple starting lineups and contributing to the team’s 14-6 record. Because of the injuries and the fact that they have stayed in the upper league this year, the team’s season has had considerable ups and downs.



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Oct. 27, 2016
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Sept. 30, 2016
February 17, 2017 — by Patrick Li and Aaron Choi

SHSTV has segments on Mr. Saratoga, students who have been best friends, a blind date for Valentine's Day and behind the scenes of broadcasts.

February 9, 2017 — by Andrew Zheng, Suraj Mididaddi

This week, SHSTV has stories on the wrestling team, the "Murder Room" student production, teacher and coach Mike Davey and Meaure E construction.


February 6, 2017 — by Ritika Kuppam, Daphne Liu

SHSTV asks students: what needs to be fixed at the school? It explores the difficulties of getting to school on Highway 17 for teachers and staff and what the weather will be next week. Finally, it has a Bombay in the Bay preview.


January 19, 2017 — by Mr. Rector, Suraj Mididaddi

SHSTV covers  Mr. Robinson's return, places students went over break, recent weath, and the meaning of murals around campus


December 1, 2016 — by Ms. Cochrum and William Chen

SHSTV looks at Humans of SHS, students' special talents, the speech and debate team, this week's weather, and the teacher of the semester

November 17, 2016 — by Sophie Cichanowicz, Aidan Peck

SHSTV covers the school's Move-ember event, happenings in the news, Thanksgiving and the weather.


November 9, 2016 — by Mary Maccoun, Sophie Cichanowicz

SHSTV features stories on the fall play, the transition from fall to winter sports, teachers and their babies and Winter Formal.

November 4, 2016 — by William Chen, Luke Salin

SHSTV carries stories on seniors and their college apps, weather, World Cafe and current events.


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

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.

College Board must take measures to protect SAT’s integrity
For the sake of progress, let’s move on
AP registration deadline should not be earlier
Bellarmine’s Pro-life Club highlights the lack of representation in social justice issues
Tardies no longer representative of whether students are on time
Peaceful protesters should be applauded, not reprimanded
The mistake of ‘privacy’ in private Instagram accounts
February 14, 2017 — by Caitlin Ju

cheating on the SAT has become a serious problem, and collegeboard needs to take measures to prevent this from happening.

February 14, 2017 — by Ryan Kim

Although many people are against Trump and his policies, they should find a way to solve their problems and start making progress.

February 14, 2017 — by Victor Liu

Later AP signups have benefit students more than earlier signup dates.

February 13, 2017 — by Katherine Zhou

All-male private high school Bellarmine College Preparatory found itself tied up in a community-wide controversy in January after one senior posted a tweet showing the school’s Pro-Life Club’s protest against abortion. The club focuses on activism and fundraising to end legalized abortion in the U.S..Many students from neighboring Bay Area schools were upset by this protest, and for good reason. Although abortion is an issue that could affect a man’s life indirectly, it is ultimately pertinent to a woman’s health and well-being.



February 9, 2017 — by Roland Shen

Tardy system should be re-done to better show whether students are actually tardy or not.

February 9, 2017 — by Amith Galivanche

Protesters agaisnt Donald Trump are good. 

February 9, 2017 — by Spring Ma and Eric Sze

Instagram has many social flaws which end up detracting from the overall experience.

Struggle with new winter guard requirements brings difficult practices
Top ten things not to say on Valentine’s Day …
Disney remakes hope to shed light on social issues
Quitting activities allows students to pursue different interests
Senior opts to join the Navy before going to college
A year to remember: the best and worst movies of 2016
Movies have potential for expanding education and awareness
February 10, 2017 — by Jenny Qian and Elaine Sun

Winter guard members face new challenges.

February 9, 2017 — by Neil Rao

top 10

February 9, 2017 — by Neil Rao

Disney remakes to convey social messages through film.

February 9, 2017 — by Alexandra Li and Katherine Zhou

Students begin to quit activities to pursue other more important ones. 

February 9, 2017 — by Ryan Kim and Saya Sivaram

Senior joins Navy instead of  traditional college. 

February 9, 2017 — by Ian Fu and Saya Sivaram

Review of movies in 2016.

February 9, 2017 — by Amith Galivanche and Navin Tiwary

Movies can have alot of educational value.

Christmas gift develops into long lasting hobby
Zuckerberg’s ‘Jarvis’ opens discussion about AI
Straight out of Hollywood: the exploding light switch
What it’s really like to be vegan
Living in an animated shadow: the obscurity of celebrity voice actors
Fresh off the boat: Understanding that I’m more than my racial stereotype
My ears don’t have magic flying powers
February 10, 2017 — by Katherine Zhou

Junior gets lifechanging Christmas present. 

February 9, 2017 — by Saya Sivaram

Is AI ok to have? Find out in this article!

February 6, 2017 — by Frederick Kim

Junior confesses to being afraid of light switches

February 6, 2017 — by Karen Chow

Sophomore explores the consequences of being vegan

February 5, 2017 — by Austin Wang and Alex Yang

Celebrity actors becoming more prolific in the voice acting industry

February 2, 2017 — by Lina Kim

Sophomore shares her experiences being called a "fob".

February 1, 2017 — by Sophia Zivanic

Sophomore shares her experience of having abnormally large ears. 

Photo of the week

Wrestlers from Toga and Santa Clara compete during a home meet.

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