NEWS

District updates GPA policy for Class of 2025

September 27, 2021 — by Viraaj Reddi
On Aug. 30, the administration announced an updated GPA policy that will be in effect starting with the Class of 2025. The updated policy will standardize GPA calculations between Los Gatos High and Saratoga High.  Saratoga’s previous GPA...

Robotic teams use offseason to get even stronger after a strong pandemic year

September 25, 2021 — by Arnav Swamy and Martin Xu

Club participation increases to pre-pandemic levels

September 24, 2021 — by Vicky Bai and Jonny Luo

MAP field trips return after pandemic year

September 20, 2021 — by Anamika Anand and Victoria Hu

Music department back on track after rough pandemic year

September 20, 2021 — by Shannon Ma and Nikhil Mathihalli

OPINION

New rough/final draft test format harms students in the long run

September 20, 2021 — by Benjamin Li and Nilay Mishra
With in-person learning beginning to resemble what school looked like before the pandemic, it would be expected that testing would revert to normal, closed-book testing. Several math teachers in AP Calculus AB and AP Statistics, however, are now...

100 Word Rants

September 17, 2021 — by Vicky Bai, Apurva Chakravarthy, Sarah Zhou and Zachary Zinman

Controversial testing framework makes changes for the better

September 10, 2021 — by Michael Fok

No right turn on red: Prevent blocked intersections on Saratoga-Sunnyvale Road

September 9, 2021 — by Shaan Sridhar

California recall elections are fundamentally flawed

September 9, 2021 — by Nilay Mishra

SPORTS

Girls’ tennis enters season with optimism

September 24, 2021 — by Alexander Kan and Nidhi Mathihalli

Those who opted out of sports relish their return

September 17, 2021 — by Jonathan Si and Minsui Tang

FEATURES

Is experiencing pain for a fashion statement worth it?

September 24, 2021 — by Lena Aribi

‘Happier Than Ever’: Billie Eilish’s take on growth

September 20, 2021 — by Sara Bright and Annie Liu

COLUMNS

Brutally honest college essay: Sleep is always on my mind

September 23, 2021 — by George Huang

Sessioning Switzerland

September 17, 2021 — by Sina Salehi

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Mohnike retires after 30 years

16 students opt in for district's new alternative online plan

Students and teachers criticize 'inconvenient' new bell schedule

KQED report: LGHS newspaper journalists stopped from covering controversial stories