With new regulations, Saratoga Farmers Market community finds reprieve from pandemic March 5, 2021 — by Allison Hartley and Kaitlyn Tsai Foot traffic has largely returned after sales dipped at the beginning of the pandemic, although pandemic trepidation and restrictions on sampling still stunt business read more » Top ten letters of the English alphabet March 1, 2021 — by Justin Guo and Allison Hartley Yes, some letters are actually better than others. read more » Top 10 punctuation marks February 23, 2021 — by Allison Hartley and Kaitlyn Tsai Em dashes reign supreme read more » 20 years after graduation, alumni Andrew Bosworth forges path as Facebook VP of AR/VR August 5, 2020 — by Shama Gupta and Allison Hartley Bosworth, a former star athlete, agriculture enthusiast and 4-H participant, reflects on social-emotional lessons learned, risks and pursuing passions read more » Annexation of the Mountain Winery struck down, owners refunded money used to hire contractors to study effects May 30, 2020 — by Allison Hartley and Anouk Yeh After strong public opposition, Saratoga city council moved to end the annexation process in a 3-2 vote. The winery will remain under Santa Clara County control. read more » Students stunned by sexual assault allegations against choir director Andrew Ford May 24, 2020 — by Manasi Garg, Allison Hartley and Kaitlyn Tsai Choir director Andrew Ford arrested for alleged conduct that took place between 2004 and 2006. read more » Cracking under quarantine? Try the park and residential Los Gatos’s pop-up art scene May 6, 2020 — by Allison Hartley Sometimes what you need to pull yourself together is a trusted park and a 10-foot orange balloon dog sculpture. read more » District announces optional credit/no-credit grading system April 25, 2020 — by Allison Hartley To best accommodate students’ needs, the district ruled out six other grading models in favor of allowing students to choose their preferred mode of grading. read more » Twenty years later: Class president veers from career in politics to business and tech April 1, 2020 — by Shama Gupta and Allison Hartley 2000 alumnus Warren Wong finds leadership fulfillment through small team management in business. read more » 20/20 by genetics, bespectacled by choice March 18, 2020 — by Allison Hartley I brave the contempt of the obligated glasses-wearing world to keep my eyes feeling funky fresh. read more » Excused mental health days symbolize parity between mental, physical health, encourage students to seek support March 6, 2020 — by Allison Hartley While the California bill symbolizes a step in the right direction, schools must tread carefully to ensure equity and adequate support for students. read more » A teacher’s work never goes away: ‘You don’t clock out’ February 12, 2020 — by Allison Hartley and Brandon Wang Teachers grapple with personal and school-related challenges … and balancing the intersection of both read more » Peer-grading expedites corrections, learning process January 17, 2020 — by Allison Hartley and Brandon Wang AP Physics uses anonymous Canvas system to grade labs read more » Roaring ‘20s theme brings fancier aesthetic to formal November 22, 2019 — by Apurva Chakravarthy and Allison Hartley Dance commission introduces new DJ, food caterer and decorator for this year’s formal, hoping to cut costs and move to an off-campus venue next year read more » We’re (not) all in this together: Grade-anxious students undermine the potential of Socratic seminars November 20, 2019 — by Allison Hartley Adjusting grades to encourage courtesy or introducing a group grade may help the Socratic seminar resemble thoughtful insight, not tense competition. read more » P-Rob returns to campus as service learning coordinator November 15, 2019 — by Allison Hartley Service projects create stronger ties to the world and bring volunteers together. read more » CBI program pushes students to grow independence, learn life skills October 15, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Emilie Zhou Teachers and aides work together to help students learn and develop important skills that they may need later on in life. read more » Administration has two new members September 9, 2019 — by Andy Chen and Allison Hartley Longtime teacher Matt Torrens takes on 40 percent administrative role while Greg Louie becomes principal read more » Mastering the master schedule pandemonium September 5, 2019 — by Allison Hartley Counselors work during summer months and field the frenzy of schedule requests during the initial weeks of school. read more » SMASH’n silent auction to fundraise for MAP May 23, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Manasi Garg Over 60 prizes to be auctioned through Facebook read more » Speedy seven sprint through CCS semis May 17, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Nitya Marimuthu Saratoga athletes compete with over 100 teams from 8 leagues at CCS semifinals read more » Athletes achieve personal records at end-of-the season qualifying meets May 2, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Nitya Marimuthu JV girls take a league championship, while various other athletes move on to compete at SCVALs read more » District announces hiring of Greg Louie as new principal April 29, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Shama Gupta Greg Louie meets students and teachers in preparation for starting work on July 1. read more » Grammy-themed junior prom wins praise April 28, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Manasi Garg Juniors enjoy variety of activities, food and venue at La Rinconada Country Club in Los Gatos on April 20. read more » Hidden hero and weekend warrior battles SHS maintenance repairs for 10 years April 25, 2019 — by Allison Hartley Maintenance worker Robert Delfino supervises weekend inmate work program. read more » KonMari method proves to be a grueling mental challenge April 25, 2019 — by Allison Hartley “Does this spark joy?” Marie Kondo’s method changes the perception of tidiness. read more » What the community wants for P-Rob’s successor — someone like P-Rob March 26, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Krithi Sankar Staff and students recount experiences with Robinson and offer thoughts about his successor. read more » ASB: New blood to refresh team dynamics, decreased class office demand more accountability March 26, 2019 — by Megan Chen and Allison Hartley Elected ASB and class office officials are eager to fill responsibilities and effect more change on campus. read more » Track: On the mark with Ellis March 26, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Shama Gupta New sprints coach influences the team with a focus on running form and mechanics. read more » Older service clubs face low participation as student interest shifts March 26, 2019 — by Allison Hartley As student interest shifts, clubs must compete for students’ attention. read more » Supplementary class offers alternative credit fulfillment online March 14, 2019 — by Allison Hartley Students enroll in eighth period to remediate class credit or utilize a different classroom format read more » That’s hype: What can be done to increase support for sports March 12, 2019 — by Allison Hartley SHS sports atmosphere smaller than in the past read more » Girls’ basketball loses again to Aptos in CCS semifinals March 6, 2019 — by Allison Hartley After a slew of injuries, girls’ basketball loses in CCS semifinals to Aptos second year in a row read more » Coglitore uncovers willpower in light of mother’s lasting tenacity March 1, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Shama Gupta Senior Enzo Coglitore inspires people with his mother's message of perseverence. read more » Fast fashion festering in a consumerist world: slow fashion rising to quell environmental, human rights impacts March 1, 2019 — by Manasi Garg and Allison Hartley Fast-fashion brands profit from consumerism at the expense of workers and the environment read more » Alumna wrestled to confront her personal identity, eventually winning a medal at the Olympics February 12, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Shama Gupta Patricia Miranda confronted identity by wrestling, competed at Olympics and became lawyer. read more » SUFC’s culture fair showcases individuality, forges connections January 31, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Alekhya Vadlakonda Events vary from crepe making to basketball. read more » SEL advocates for campus connectedness, compassion January 31, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Alekhya Vadlakonda Having strong emotional and social skills is key to success in school and the larger world. read more » Basketball: Girls charge through injuries as players are forced to learn new positions January 31, 2019 — by Allison Hartley Sophomores Jane Loo and Kaitlyn Yu are among the injured players as the Falcons prepare for their game against Los Gatos. read more » Garden project to translate classroom learning to hands-on experience January 28, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Selena Liu APES participates in a community service project in which they help create gardens in low-income communities. read more » Meme account satirizes the Silicon Valley teenage experience January 22, 2019 — by Allison Hartley Niche audience in the Bay Area embraces the popular meme account with community participation and engagement. read more » Sunlit English Palace honors retired teacher with pun November 27, 2018 — by Shama Gupta and Allison Hartley The English Department's Meeting Room has moved many times, but no matter where it is, its name secures the legacy of Genevieve Palace. read more » By embracing change, Boys Scouts of America separates from controversial history November 27, 2018 — by Allison Hartley and Shama Gupta Boy Scouts of America has rebranded itself, now allowing both LGBTQ people and girls to join the club. read more » Girls basketball drives forward from previous season’s injuries November 27, 2018 — by Allison Hartley and Manasi Garg Varsity Girls Basketball hopes for successful season, after dealing with many injuries last year. read more » Grant me the salvation of paper towels November 26, 2018 — by Allison Hartley Reporter rants about why school bathrooms should include paper towels. read more » Midterm elections bring new city council member November 18, 2018 — by Allison Hartley Yan Zhao earns one of three open seats along with two incumbents. read more » Rubbing elbows with Ronan Farrow November 14, 2018 — by Allison Hartley Reporter lays out a dream lunch date. read more » My experiences as a Wasian girl in very different climates November 14, 2018 — by Allison Hartley Reporter discusses how being biracial has affected her in Houston, Hong Kong, and Saratoga. read more » City council works toward common goals, with candidates promising to preserve city culture October 16, 2018 — by Allison Hartley and Manasi Garg The city council attempts to preserve Saratoga's natural beauty. read more » Youth Commission represents Saratoga teens, organizes community events October 15, 2018 — by Manasi Garg and Allison Hartley Saratoga Youth Commision works with Mayor Mary-Lynne Bernard to combat student stress and the JUUL epidemic. read more » Field hockey incorporates new blood October 15, 2018 — by Allison Hartley Field Hockey plans to improve throughout the remainder of the season. read more » Spirit Commission to host first ‘Trunk-or-treat’ October 15, 2018 — by Allison Hartley and Muthu Palaniappan ASB to host new event for Halloween read more » 4-sport alumnus athlete declined D1 scholarship, but landed in education October 12, 2018 — by Allison Hartley The story of Special Education Teacher and Girls' Varsity Basketball Coach Danny Wallace. read more » WiSTEM club rebrands itself to encourage participation October 10, 2018 — by Allison Hartley The leadership of the Women in STEM club retool their club to increase participation. read more » Hot off the presses: P-Rob keeps community updated with his weekly emails October 10, 2018 — by Allison Hartley and Shreya Katkere Behind the Scenes of Principal Robinson's weekly emails. read more » New English teacher embraces Saratoga High September 10, 2018 — by Allison Hartley New English teacher reflects on past high school experience and compares it with that of Saratoga High's. read more » Freshman elections held within first weeks of school September 10, 2018 — by Allison Hartley and Muthu Palaniappan Freshmen hold class elections shortly after school year begins read more » On a mission to teach September 4, 2018 — by Allison Hartley Sophomore Audrey Lee spends her Summer teaching English in Taiwan. read more » Season Preview: Field hockey aims to improve young players September 4, 2018 — by Allison Hartley Field Hockey is feeling optimistic about their upcoming season. read more » Visuals by Allison March 5, 2021: With new regulations, Saratoga Farmers Market community finds reprieve from pandemic Masked and heeding social distance guidelines, customers strolled through the widened aisles of the farmers market on Feb. 6, purchasing everything from fresh fruits and fish to handmade dumplings. 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