Budding wrestling team gains experience through tournaments, dual meets and college visits January 27, 2024 — by Victoria Lin and Aiden Ye Though seven out of nine wrestlers are new to wrestling, the team has shown considerable growth. read more » School starts construction of Falcon Nest, an outdoor hangout space near the student center January 25, 2024 — by Alan Cai and Aiden Ye An extension of the quad, the Falcon Nest was established using additional prom funds from the Class of ‘20. Construction is scheduled to finish this spring. read more » New wrestlers work with experienced new coach November 17, 2023 — by Aiden Ye Former State Champion wrestler Bianca Vargas works with new wrestlers with intense strength-and-conditioning sessions. read more » Season preview: Guided by new coach, girls’ basketball focuses on shoring up defense November 16, 2023 — by Aiden Ye and Florence Wei With a goal to improve defensive skills, the team aims to make it further into CCS this season. read more » Two seniors qualify as Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalists November 6, 2023 — by Aiden Ye Seniors Brad Ma and Zeyneb Kaya were two of 1,514 semifinalists in America. read more » Bud Light’s controversial advertisement highlights worrying social media trend September 29, 2023 — by Aiden Ye and Victoria Lin Right-wing influencers support boycott of Bud Light following advertisement by transgender TikTok star Dylan Mulvaney. read more » New Precalculus teacher puts in extra time to help students September 25, 2023 — by Aiden Ye Despite only teaching one period, Precalculus teacher Matangi Rajamani comes on both Red and Blue Days to help her students. read more » Faculty’s quad day on Sept. 18 exceeds expectations despite short practice time September 23, 2023 — by Aiden Ye The faculty’s “Finding Nemo”-themed quad day featured varied props and matching T-shirts. read more » Seniorly tired all the time: lessons we’re learning with our newly minted status September 19, 2023 — by Victoria Lin and Aiden Ye College applications prove a daunting obstacle to leading the carefree lives we dreamed of. read more » Top senior athletes: Falcons shine in their respective sports June 1, 2023 — by Victoria Lin, Tara Natarajan, Aiden Ye Seniors Lucas Dennis, Zeynep Tokuz and Jalyn Harrigan have all demonstrated high proficiency in their respective sports of baseball, swimming and track and field. read more » 2023 Falcon Sports Rankings June 1, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi, Victoria Lin, Aiden Ye and Andy Zhu The Falcon ranked every sport on campus based on both their capability and campus presence. Here are the results. read more » Swim team participates in CCS, girls’ team makes States May 27, 2023 — by Mitchell Chen, Victoria Lin, Aiden Ye The swim team attended CIF States for the first time in four years. read more » At long last, a decision: Seniors show off post-grad plans on May 1 Commit Day May 27, 2023 — by Saachi Jain and Aiden Ye Julian Berkowitz-Sklar, Carolyn Pyun, Caden Lee and Merriam Labban discuss how their highschool experiences have impacted their post-grad plans. read more » The comeback kids: Despite quarterfinal loss to Harker in CCS, the volleyball team ends the season feeling like champions May 24, 2023 — by Derek Liang, Andrew Lin and Aiden Ye The Falcons made CCS for the first time in four years. read more » Stanford can wait: Senior take a gap year to focus on AI research and startup May 20, 2023 — by Aiden Ye Mason Wang will take a gap year to pursue his AI startup and further research on Generative Pre-Trained Transformers (GPTs). read more » Top 10 pains ache in very real ways May 12, 2023 — by Victoria Lin and Aiden Ye The pains we experience as a student. read more » Meta’s Metaverse so far a financial flop March 30, 2023 — by Aiden Ye The Metaverse has already cost Meta over $36 billion, and the results remain underwhelming. read more » Despite rainouts and injuries, boys’ tennis team forges ahead March 16, 2023 — by Daniel Wu and Aiden Ye Recent rainstorms have delayed matches and forced a slower start to the season. read more » Opinion: Mental health should be a major consideration when choosing colleges March 14, 2023 — by Nicole Lee and Aiden Ye Elite colleges should offer help to those with health issues instead of treating them as an inconvenience. read more » Model UN plans first ever conference at Saratoga High February 16, 2023 — by Aiden Ye and Zack Zhang Model UN invites public schools in the area to participate in its conference on March 26. read more » Physics teacher Matthew Welander finds numerous benefits of going to the gym January 26, 2023 — by Sam Bai and Aiden Ye Physics teacher Matthew Welander goes to the gym at 6 a.m. to do bench presses, squats, and more. read more » Quiz Bowl wins first two tournaments, qualifies for national tournament December 1, 2022 — by Nikhil Mathihalli, Aiden Ye and Zack Zhang The Saratoga Quiz Bowl Club has also expanded its team to Redwood Middle School in order to train incoming novices early on. read more » Football secures needed win in final game November 21, 2022 — by Parav Manney and Aiden Ye The Falcons beat Lynbrook 11-6 in the final game of the season. read more » New Spanish teacher Claudia Zambon makes transition from private to public school setting November 1, 2022 — by Natalie Chua and Aiden Ye Claudia Zambon joins Saratoga after nine years of teaching English and Spanish in America and Argentina. read more » Top 10 subreddits September 29, 2022 — by Nikhil Mathihalli and Aiden Ye Who doesn’t love wasting their time looking at random subreddit posts? read more » Controversial call on timing error snatches Homecoming win from Falcons September 29, 2022 — by Parav Manney and Aiden Ye Four seconds were added at the end due to a timing error — but that was all that was needed for Mills to win 30-28. read more » Tips and tricks to getting an A+ on every essay September 24, 2022 — by Aiden Ye The ultimate source of essay advice! read more » Metal is the best study music May 30, 2022 — by Aiden Ye Counterintuitive choice has a way of focusing my mind. read more » And about those geese on campus . . . they’re not so cute May 30, 2022 — by Aiden Ye These white-feathered menaces love to poop all over the hotspots where students like to sit. read more » Extend your productivity with these extensions May 22, 2022 — by Aiden Ye Chrome extensions can make your browsing experience more enjoyable. read more » Long-term sub brings in her experiences as an advocate, journalist and entrepreneur into classroom May 22, 2022 — by Sam Bai, Selina Chen and Aiden Ye After Margarita Morelle left for maternity leave, Gloriana Garcia was hired as the long-term substitute for AP Government and History in Film. read more » Pickett retires after 9 years of teaching math at the school May 20, 2022 — by Nikhil Mathihalli and Aiden Ye Pickett will miss teaching at the school but looks forward to having more time to herself read more » Falcon individuals and teams shine in their respective sports May 20, 2022 — by Sam Bai, Aiden Ye and Victoria Hu All of our sports teams this year deserve praise, but these are the teams and players that truly stand out. read more » Boys’ tennis: Falcons gear up for success with new players March 18, 2022 — by Hannah Lee and Aiden Ye With a 2-3 record, the team plans to adopt a better mindset and encourage one another to bolster teamwork. read more » Measure E to the finish: School to conduct major renovations over the summer March 18, 2022 — by Anamika Anand, Jonny Luo and Aiden Ye 8 years after the Measure E bond first passed, the school district has $25 million to spend on planned and future projects. read more » Same-subject classes should have similar policies, assessments and difficulty March 16, 2022 — by Nikhil Mathihalli and Aiden Ye More coordination needed in some subject areas. read more » Academic clubs prepare to host respective competitions February 1, 2022 — by Jonny Luo, Nikhil Mathihalli, and Aiden Ye Science Club, Math Club, Science Bowl and Quiz Bowl prepare to organize and compete in academic competitions during the second semester read more » Living with nosebleeds January 23, 2022 — by Aiden Ye They always happen at inconvenient times. read more » Math and CS teacher incorporates video games into teaching January 21, 2022 — by Sam Bai and Aiden Ye Through online video streaming platform Twitch, Jarvin Bayona uses abilities he learned from shoutcasting in teaching. read more » Top 10 excuses for not returning your friend’s pencil January 18, 2022 — by Nikhil Mathihalli and Aiden Ye Yes, we’ve all been there before. read more » Girls’ tennis team reflects on season full of losses December 1, 2021 — by Aiden Ye and Anamika Anand Due to difficult opponents and lack of players, the team is considering dropping a division next season. read more » District Teachers Association rallies behind effort to get higher pay November 22, 2021 — by Sam Bai, Shreya Rallabandi and Aiden Ye Biggest complaint revolves around falling behind the pay of other districts in the county. read more » A deep dive into popular cereals November 17, 2021 — by Nikhil Mathihalli and Aiden Ye Don’t know what to eat today morning? We got your back. read more » Seniors take SAT on campus for second straight year November 16, 2021 — by Nicole Lu and Aiden Ye Administrators hope the SAT can return to its normal scheduling next year. read more » ‘Starcraft’: the hardest game ever November 4, 2021 — by Aiden Ye The sheer amount of micro and macro actions required to play Starcraft at a high level is almost incomprehensible. read more » Girls’ tennis season off to a rough start, working on team bonding October 8, 2021 — by Anamika Anand and Aiden Ye The team is connecting on the courts again after the pandemic with new star additions such as Megha Horantur. read more » Ethics In Technology club aims to educate students on its namesake October 8, 2021 — by Atrey Desai and Aiden Ye The club has combined a series of individual, cross-club and speaker-series meetings to attract students. read more » 100-Word Rant: Short lunchtime disadvantages non-speed-eaters October 7, 2021 — by Aiden Ye Since the lunch is now only 30 minutes long, it is challenging to even finish your food and get to 5th period if you buy hot-lunch. read more » Hot take: Allow dropoffs in senior and junior parking areas October 6, 2021 — by Aiden Ye In order to combat heavy congestion during dropoff times, senior and junior parking lots should be opened. read more » Top 10 ways to get bored October 6, 2021 — by Nikhil Mathihalli and Aiden Ye Now that quarantine is over, we need new ways to get bored! read more » Visuals by Aiden January 25, 2024: School starts construction of Falcon Nest, an outdoor hangout space near the student center While empty now, the Falcon Nest is expected to be a casual work space for students before the end of this school year. 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