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 Sophomore Matthew Chang lines up his next shot.

Boys’ golf loses two early matches after rain delays season

Saachi Jain and Amy Luo March 31, 2023

Due to heavy rains and unpredictable weather this month, the boys' golf team has seen several matches canceled and struggled to win when they’ve gotten onto the course.  As of March 17, the...

Lisa Chow performs in Winter Guards first competition of the season on February 11 at Fremont High School.

With four new coaches, Winter Guard sees improvement

Kathy Wang March 17, 2023

A wave of orange and blue flags flashed across the Arcadia High School auditorium as a team of 24 students — one half dressed in an ombre blue Winter Guard uniform representing the moon, and the other...

In a match at San Francisco on Jan. 28, Fernandes (in red) tries to subdue an opponent.

A teacher and a class clown: an unlikely friendship forged through wrestling

Lynn Dai March 17, 2023

Senior Tony Fernandes is a self-proclaimed class clown.  He admits he makes “dumb comments” every day in nearly all his classes, but especially in Kirk Abe’s AP Government and Economics...

Senior middle Mateusz Palusinski spikes the ball past the opponents’ defense to score a point.

Boys’ volleyball focuses on improved  teamwork to help performances

Andrew Lin and Victoria Lin March 17, 2023

The reverberating blast of the whistle and the cheers of fans punctuated the gym during the boys’ volleyball game against Los Altos on March 10. A missed serve by the Falcons at the beginning of the...

The Soundings exhibition took place in Saratoga High’s library on March 3.

Soundings staff hosts their first exhibition to fund for print magazine

Isabelle Wang March 17, 2023

As warm late-afternoon light streamed into the school library on March 3, live music from a string quartet filled the room, setting a soothing and relaxing ambiance. Students and parents walked around...

Holiday Pajama Day was good, but we’re still waiting for it to be great.

Top 10: worst spirit day themes

Minsui Tang and Sarah Zhou March 16, 2023

10. Anything but a Backpack day SO UNORIGINAL. They took their time getting to it too — by the time they announced it, it had already finished running its course on TikTok. 9. Date Night...

Rainbow Magic: The most captivating series for 8-year-old girls

Rainbow Magic: The most captivating series for 8-year-old girls

Meher Bhatnagar and Ariel Zhou March 16, 2023

Rating: 4/5 Falcons As children, books served as the lens through which we expanded our minds and understood the world. Each visit to the library or bookstore followed a familiar routine, with our...

Freshman Nikhil Srivatsa completes a forehand while warming up for a match against Los Altos

Despite rainouts and injuries, boys’ tennis team forges ahead

Daniel Wu and Aiden Ye March 16, 2023

The boys’ tennis season has gotten off to a slow start due to inclement weather conditions. The Falcons, coached by Florin Marica, were originally set to face off against the Gunn Titans on Feb. 28...

Mt Umunhum from the air.

The Box on the mountain: My Bay Area icon

George Huang March 15, 2023

Growing up in Almaden Valley, I often found myself admiring the beautiful mountain ranges that lined the Bay Area. As the sun slowly slipped behind the mountain, a singular box-like structure atop the...

High school do’s and don’ts for dummies

High school do’s and don’ts for dummies

Jason Cheng and Hannah Lee March 15, 2023

Been there. Done that. That’s the claim two seniors like us can make as we move closer to graduation. High school’s a series of ups and downs: first loves, heartbreaks, proms, quad day dances,...

The finance facts revealed by Princeton University shows how little the actual student tuition fee holds up in the total annual revenue of the school.

From education to business: Elite schools have lost sight of affordability

Zack Zhang March 15, 2023

In an ideal world, tuition should not be a factor that affects students' choice of college. Sadly, though, many lower- to middle-class families save up for years, only to find college costs simply out...

SpeakEasy’s technology architecture

Junior develops award-winning AI-powered browser extension

Anirudh Iyer and Daniel Wu March 15, 2023

As a demonstration for The Falcon, junior Grant Hough recently typed the sentence into a computer: “Our bald forefathers told the Eskimos to enjoy the Christmas season.” A few seconds later, a miniature...

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