Saratoga Falcon

May 4, 2018

Arnaldo Rodriguex, who holds a special place in the hearts of students, alumni, staff, will leave behind an immpressive legacy when he retires.

May 9, 2018

Popular teacher is retiring after a 35-year career that began at Los Gatos High.

May 24, 2018

Hip hop and electronic music aren't always popular at home.

May 30, 2018

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo meets with Bay Area students for a forum on Gun Violence.

May 30, 2018

Julius Woods begins Lucid Monday events — a project that started at SHS.

SMASH’n awards crown the best of MAP
Troxell to retire in June; students praise her work in developing the school’s comp sci program
English 11 Honors prerequisite to include summer reading
Green Team digs deep to put on an engaging Earth Week
Newly installed 4-way stop in downtown met with dispute
SHS Outreach and Stanford Blood Drive host event
Administration adds new feature to Canvas
June 8, 2018 — by Ashley Feng and Sanjana Melkote

The night celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the program

May 30, 2018 — by Alex Wang and Jayne Zhou

Computer Science Teacher Debra Troxell is retiring after 17 years of teaching.

May 30, 2018 — by Kevin Sze and Jessica Wang

Anyone taking English 11H must now read The Crucible over the Summer.

May 30, 2018 — by Kaitlyn Wang and Jayne Zhou

The Green Team plans Earth Week.

May 30, 2018 — by Connie Liang

A newly installed four-way stop in Downtown Saratoga has been met with both praise and criticism.

May 30, 2018 — by Anishi Patel

Students give Blood to people in need.

May 30, 2018 — by Daniel Bessonov and Patrick Li

A new, third-party a video platform called Arc that will allow students to comment on and annotate certain videos has been added to Canvas and will take full effect next school year

Badminton: After perfect season, Falcons fall at League Finals
Baseball wins league, but loses in second round of CCS
Track finishes season with two finalists in CCS
Boys’ volleyball prolongs winning streak
Track members compete in league meet; many get PRs
Baseball: Falcons thrive in lower league
June 8, 2018 — by Jeffrey Xu

The Falcons coast through their league season, but meet tougher competition at the tournament.

May 30, 2018 — by Patrick Li and Michael Zhang

Baseball wins the league, but lose in the second round of CCS.

May 30, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Alexandra Li

Track finishes their season with CCS finalists.

May 14, 2018 — by Sean Oh and Pranav Ahuja

Swim team suffers through early losses but hopes to improve. 

May 14, 2018 — by Karen Chow and Chelsea Leung

Despite the loss of star player, team adapts and improves defenses. 

May 10, 2018 — by Anna Novoselov

Athletes bonded as a team over the season and improved their individual abilities

May 9, 2018 — by Siva Sambasivam and Rahul Vadlakonda

Falcons climb to CCS from a lower league.

May 10, 2018s
May 4, 2018
April 20, 2018
Saratoga High National School Walkout
SHSTV March 15, 2018 Broadcast
SHSTV March 9, 2018 Broadcast
Lunar New Year Korean Club Performance
SHSTV March 1, 2018 Broadcast
Raquel Boales Speak Up For Change Speech
SHSTV Feb. 16, 2018 Broadcast
Iman Laique Speak Up For Change Speech
Solomon Bailey Speak Up For Change Speech
Prashant Malyala Speak Up For Change Speech
May 10, 2018 — by Kevin Sze and Connor Oaklander

SHSTV covers History Bowl's recent trip to D.C. for the national competition and the music department's annual pancake breakfast fundraiser last Sunday.

May 4, 2018 — by Irika Katiyar, Aliza Zaman

SHSTV has stories on seniors' college choices and retiring teachers.

April 25, 2018 — by Ryan Kim and Alex Yang

SHS TV looks a seniors who have jobs, recaps recents sports and Spring Fling action, shows the Dog of the Week, and examines the history of the school's mascot with principal Paul 'Robinson.

March 15, 2018 — by Frederick Kim

Watch clips of the March 14 walkout in protest of gun violence and in memory of the Parkland school shooting victims which took place during tutorial.

March 15, 2018 — by Hannah Fan and Andrew Zheng

Falcon Feature: Liz Alves


This week, SHSTV features Altitude Allison, the ASB-led walkout to protest gun violence, Saratoga Eats and Word of the Week

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March 11, 2018 — by Grant Petters and Max Livosky

SHSTV covers the Student of the Month, Benefit Fashion Show, and the classes that moved into the newly-transformed MAP Annex.

March 11, 2018 — by Frederick Kim

Korean Club dances to K-Pop music during lunch on Jan. 27 for Lunar New Year celebrations.

March 1, 2018 — by Matt Rakhimi and Nolan Chen

SHSTV covers news of the week such as the Benefit fashion show and CCS sports action.

February 16, 2018 — by Frederick Kim

Senior Raquel Boales talks about how she overcame her disability in order to continue her passion in synchronized swimming despite the many obstacles she faced.

February 15, 2018 — by Pranay Bettadapur and Dean Stratakos

SHSTV covers a preview of Bombay in the Bay, dance team's NorCal Dance Classic regional competition and Mr. Saratoga.

February 15, 2018 — by Frederick Kim

Junior Iman Laique talks about her struggles with her panic attacks and how she overcame them.

February 14, 2018 — by Frederick Kim

Senior Solomon Bailey talks about his experience moving to the U.S., discovering his philosophy of being who he wants to be and doing what he wants to do during the Speak Up For Change assembly on Jan. 15.

February 14, 2018 — by Frederick Kim

Senior Prashant Malyala talks about his struggles and resolutions with his step-father for his speech during the Speak Up For Change assembly on Jan. 15.

The gap between appropriation and disrespect
100 Word Rants: June 1 Edition
Local news needs to be more accessible
SHS lacking in advanced humanities courses
Seniors should get more choice when taking PE
California should be split into three states to represent voter desires
The high price of prom is not translating into quality
June 8, 2018 — by Callia Yuan

A white girl's Chinese-style prom dress sets off a firestorm of divided opinion.

June 7, 2018 — by Francesca Chu, Jackson Green, Jeffrey Xu and Michael Zhang

Reporters rant about various topics from Speed Bumps to Sleep Schedules.

May 30, 2018 — by Emilie Zhou

Reporter argues in favor of accessible local news.

May 30, 2018 — by Anishi Patel

Reporter argues in favor of more advanced humanities courses.

May 30, 2018 — by Rahul Vadlakonda

Giving some seniors the choice to take PE in the spring semester allows them to structure their schedule in a way that will be the most convenient for them.

May 30, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere

Reporter argues to split California into three states

May 30, 2018 — by Francesca Chu

Reporter argues against high prom prices

More than math: senior develops valuable work skills through research
Students find passion in creating an Instagram feed
Exchange student immerses herself into American life
Toga Junior Math Club fosters young minds for excellence
TOP TEN: Things to do this Summer
Senior finds passion in writing
Teacher finds inspiration for novel
June 4, 2018 — by Kaitlyn Tsai

Sonali Kar has conducted research in varied fields.

June 1, 2018 — by Esha Lakhotia and Muthu Palaniappan

Students talk about their Instagram profiles.

May 31, 2018 — by Jessica Song

Sophomore lived a very different life here than her usual one in China.

May 30, 2018 — by Daniel Bessonov and Patrick Li

Toga Junior Math Club inspires children in Math.

May 30, 2018 — by Victor Liu & Muthu Palaniappan

Can't decide what to do this Summer?

No problem!

We've got you covered with our list of the Top Ten Things to do this Summer!

May 30, 2018 — by Elaine Sun

Senior Sasha Berkeley finds her passion in writing.

May 30, 2018 — by Elaine Sun

Media Arts Teacher Joel Tarbox finds inspiration for a novel in an unlikely place.

The raw truth behind the juice cleanse
I tried living like a Victoria’s Secret Model for a day
Staying up late, waking up late acceptable to certain extent
A writer’s lesson: Social anxiety is nothing to be ashamed of
Video games made me discover the importance of friendship
It’s time to join the race
Reporters try a monthly makeup subscription treatment
May 30, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia

Reporters try doing a juice cleanse, find mixed results.

May 30, 2018 — by Sandhya Sundaram

Reporter tries to emulate the lifestyle of a model for a day.

May 30, 2018 — by Connie Liang

Reporter stays up late as an experiment, finds it to be beneficial at times.

May 25, 2018 — by Kaitlyn Wang

Reporter shares her story of learning to deal with social anxiety.

May 24, 2018 — by Kevin Sze

Reporter tells story about video games and friendship.

May 23, 2018 — by Mathew Luo

Reporter shares story of the race to college.

May 23, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia

Reporters try makeup subscription service Ipsy.

Photo of the week

Hundreds attended the Music Boosters annual pancake breakfast and concert on May 6.


What kind of classes do you think the school needs more of?


Falcon In Print


Senior Prom to be at Exploratorium

Congresswoman holds gun violence forum

Club to participate in annual trip to Beijing

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