Saratoga Falcon

September 16, 2019

Freshman utilizes dance as an outlet for creativity and stress relief, earning several awards along the way.

September 16, 2019

Senior takes on the responsibility of officially bringing the Humans of Saratoga High page back to campus

October 4, 2019

Students have mixed opinions of guidance counselors, with some finding their support useful and others too restrictive

October 4, 2019

SHSTV covers the latest news for the first semester.

October 4, 2019

Due to new school policies, the rally commission has instituted major changes.

October 11, 2019

A change in coaching and young additions to the team prompts better outcome than the year before. 

College presentations localize schools for students
SHSTV undergoes drastic changes
AP Statistics students interview students, analyze response bias
As the power goes off in students’ homes, SHS hosts extends hours for student center, library
E-sports club achieves wide popularity but has no traditional meetings
Seniors step up enthusiasm for Homecoming quad day
Freshmen prepare dances early, skit late
October 14, 2019 — by Kaitlyn Tsai

Students weigh the pros and cons of attending college presentations.

October 14, 2019 — by Allen Luo and Benjamin Li

With the addition of two new teachers, the weekly broadcast is expected to greatly improve

October 14, 2019 — by Andy Chen and Allen Luo

Students in Jennifer Mantle’s AP Statistics gain real world experience over the course of their 3-4 week pr

October 14, 2019 — by Andy Chen

School not canceled even though elementary schools and Redwood Middle School get a day off.

October 14, 2019 — by Esther Luan and Andy Chen

The e-sports club, which achieved remarkable popularity last year as a new club, aims to hold more tournaments


September 26, 2019 — by Mathew Luo

Seniors are ramping up practice intensity in anticipation of their last Homecoming quad day.

September 26, 2019 — by Justin Guo

Freshmen take on the annual challenge of arranging dance, decoration and skit practices for homecoming week

Stokes ranks among top 10 quarterbacks in Bay Area
Athletes feel internal pressure to play through injuries
Falcons put up tough fight against LG, look to bounce back against Homestead
Promising freshman runners join girls’ cross country, season starts with high hopes
Riding a four-game winning streak, girls’ volleyball players aim to keep vibe going
Harder practices encourage boys’ cross country to reach their full potential
Mentors influence student coach who led NJB team to championship victory
October 14, 2019 — by Isaac Le and Andrew Li

Senior wants to play in college but has no plans yet.

October 14, 2019 — by Anna Novoselov

Injuries hinder athletes from reaching their goals and competing at their maximum potential

September 24, 2019 — by Kevin Sze and Alex Wang

After a hard-fought game, the Falcons lost 52-38 to the Wildcats. They play their first league match against Homestead on Homecoming. The team hopes to cruise through league play to CCS.

September 24, 2019 — by Nicole Lu and Cici Xu

Increased members and enthusiasm of girls’ cross country fuels  anticipation throughout team

September 24, 2019 — by Serena Li and Joann Zhang

Team builds trust and encouragement.

September 24, 2019 — by Nicole Lu and Cici Xu

With the prospects of running to states for the first time in four years, boys’ cross country implements harder workouts and stricter regimes.

September 20, 2019 — by Viraaj Reddi

Sophomore Ishaan Bhandari utilized personal experiences with former coaches to lead his NJB team.

Oct. 3, 2019
Sept. 27, 2019
Club Day 2019
Sept. 19, 2019
Sept. 5, 2019
Falcon Feature
May 17, 2019
April 19, 2019
Speak Up For Change 2019 - Enzo Coglitore
Speak Up For Change 2019 - Leena Elzeiny
Speak Up For Change 2019 - Teacher Panel
March 29, 2019
March 14, 2019
October 4, 2019 — by Chloe Lin, Sunny Huang

SHSTV covers the latest news for the first semester.

October 4, 2019 — by Colin Posat, Clark Torres

SHSTV brings you the latest news from Homecoming week.

September 27, 2019 — by Krithi Sankar, Annissa Mu, Allen Chen

We take a look at some of the advertising strategies used during this year's club fair.

September 19, 2019 — by Ritika Kuppam, Ryan Le

SHSTV brings the week's news prior to the beginning of Homecoming.

September 5, 2019 — by Adam Xu, Ethan Zuo,

SHSTV presents its first broadcast featuring stories on new staff and sports funding problems.

May 31, 2019 — by Krithi Sankar, Annissa Mu, and Allen Chen

A behind the scenes look at how every issue of the Saratoga Falcon is made!

May 17, 2019 — by Nolan Chen and Andy Tran

SHSTV covers the latest in springtime events.

April 19, 2019 — by Andy Tran & Ryan Le

SHSTV highlights the latest happenings in the week of April 15.

April 16, 2019 — by Allen Chen, Annissa Mu, Krithi Sankar

Senior Enzo Coglitore gives a speech on his late mother and how she continues to inspires him.

April 16, 2019 — by Allen Chen, Annissa Mu, Krithi Sankar

Senior Leena Elzeiny shares her struggles with a family member diagnosed with schizophrenia.

April 16, 2019 — by Allen Chen, Annissa Mu, Krithi Sankar

Teachers Catherine Head, Janny Cahatol, and Susanna Ryan answer questions regarding their personal struggles.

March 29, 2019 — by Nolan Chen, Cameron King

SHSTV brings viewers news heading into Spring Fling Week.

March 14, 2019 — by Mason Kwok, Ethan Zuo

SHSTV covers one of the busiest times of the year.

Field trips foster social and applicational learning
Lynbrook was right to fire Persky, the judge who was recalled as a result of the Brock Turner case
Sharing and reposting hot-button issues beneficial only to certain extent
More racial diversity at SHS would enrich experience for all
Democratic debate shows that healthcare and race are of huge importance
To reach potential, student center must continue refinements
A vision of the future: How to improve Saratoga’s downtown
October 9, 2019 — by Esther Luan

Field trips provide opportunities to apply concepts and develop intellectual curiosity and subject interest.

October 9, 2019 — by Nitya Marimuthu and Esther Luan

Despite efforts to separate the past from the present, Fremont Union High School District’s decision to fire controversial former judge was in the best interest of all involved.

September 26, 2019 — by Nicole Lu

If one was truly passionate about the issues they post about on social media, shouldn’t they be donating money or being more proactive?

September 24, 2019 — by Selena Liu

Exposing students to racial diversity will give them a variety of cultural perspectives and an enriched learning experience

September 23, 2019 — by Sandhya Sundaram

After third debate, issues of race and health care are the biggest concern, candidates must consider minority perspective to advance

September 23, 2019 — by Viraaj Reddi

More computers, open conference rooms and longer hours would attract and keep students coming to the center of campus

September 21, 2019 — by Edwin Chen and Jun Lee

Compared to local Los Gatos Downtown and Main Street Cupertino, majority of downtown Saratoga is too pricey and less than ideal for teenagers to hang around with friends

K-pop idol auditions not taken seriously
Grace, poise and perseverance: Indian classical dancers share their unique experiences
Sorry for flexing my parents’ two Teslas; it’s truly unintentional (really)
Senior connects to Ethiopian roots through dance
Junior’s uncle reflects on his relationship with fame
Netflix’s partnership with Indian filmmaker provides new opportunities
Post Malone’s ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’ another hit album
October 14, 2019 — by Esther Luan and Tiffany Wang

Many people dream of becoming idols, but when presented with the chance, they say no.

October 14, 2019 — by Kaasha Minocha and Shama Gupta

 Senior Siyona Suresh expresses how learning Indian Classical Dance has positively affected her.

October 14, 2019 — by Jeffrey Xu

Sorry for flexing my parents’ two Teslas; it’s truly unintentional (really)

October 14, 2019 — by Anna Novoselov

Berdie Bailey dances for fun and posts videos to her Instagram

October 14, 2019 — by Anna Novoselov and Harshini Velchamy

Neeya Devanagondi’s uncle, Indian comedian Tanmay Bhat, shares how his experiences have affected him and his family


October 10, 2019 — by Emilie Zhou

The new partnership will allow for more content to be produced as well as increase Netflix’s influence in India

October 4, 2019 — by Kevin Sze

Malone’s catchy beats and smooth melodies gives fans an excellent album

Homecoming court voting process should be altered
There are many reasons to avoid Season 3 of ‘13 Reasons Why’
Limp handshakes are the bane of my existence
Oh Wonder is wOHfully WO(u)NDERrated
The presidency should have an age maximum
Seniors should maintain integrity in their college essays
Headspace app allows senior to unwind and retain focus
October 14, 2019 — by Megan Chen and Oliver Ye

With the current model, there is unlikely to be a true reflection of the spirit of Homecoming court

October 14, 2019 — by Leo Cao

The third season returns with a similar callousness as previous two seasons

October 14, 2019 — by Kevin Sze

It’s a handshake. Shake my hand when I shake yours. Please.

October 14, 2019 — by Joann Zhang

Oh Wonder’s music is overshadowed by inferior mainstream artists.

October 14, 2019 — by Anna Novoselov

Aging brings cognitive declines and physical health ailments that can prevent candidates from exhibiting the focus and reasonableness the Oval Office demands.

October 14, 2019 — by Anna Novoselov

College applications should reflect students’ own writing rather than that of counselors

October 14, 2019 — by Anna Novoselov

While the advice featured in the wellness app lacks uniqueness and helpfulness, the medications result in a reduction of stress.

Photo of the week

Homecoming king George Bian and homecoming queen Jolyn Tran pose in during the halftime of the homecoming football game on 9/27.

Upcoming Events

October 19: PSAT

October 25: ComedySportz

October 31: Trunk or Treat


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