2 seniors now one step away from making national Math Olympiad teams February 10, 2024 — by Jessica Li, Parav Manney and Amy Miao Senior Advaith Avadhanam and Victoria Hu participated in this year’s TST (Team Selection Test) cycle; Avadhanam hopes to make the International Math Olympiad (IMO) team. read more » Fitness pursuits keep teachers healthy, happy and focused February 6, 2024 — by Jessica Li and Amy Miao English teacher and yearbook advisor Megan Laws and anatomy and physiology teacher Kristofer Orre find ways to prioritize fitness and exercise whilst balancing their home and work lives. read more » Mathletes place second at highly competitive Berkeley tournament December 7, 2023 — by Jessica Li and Amy Miao Several members on Saratoga’s teams made the top 10 for individual exams — including senior Advaith Avadhanam, who won first place in geometry and second place in algebra. read more » Wellness Center reopens under new coordinator December 7, 2023 — by Amy Miao and Emily Wu Thea Widmer hopes to ensure students always have access to wellness resources. read more » In her gap year, alumna becomes reporter in Morocco and learns real-world lessons December 4, 2023 — by Amy Miao and Emily Wu After graduating from the school's newspaper, The Saratoga Falcon, Class of ‘22 alumna Selina Chen continued her journey as a journalist in Morocco and now at Oxford University. read more » Music Boosters cookie dough fundraiser raises $10k+ December 3, 2023 — by Amy Miao and Emily Wu This year’s annual cookie dough fundraiser had an increase in sales, selling 1,250 items compared to the 945 sold the previous year. read more » Cis-gender men crashing the 2023 Grace Hopper Conference serves as a dangerous reminder of the tech industry’s gender imbalance December 1, 2023 — by Amy Miao and Emily Wu Men claimed job opportunities specifically provided for female and non-binary attendees at the Grace Hopper Conference, an event designed to promote inclusivity for minority groups in the tech industry. read more » Biology teacher takes on new role as WASC coordinator November 8, 2023 — by Jessica Li and Amy Miao Lee oversees the process of collecting data on the school’s educational strengths and weaknesses for a mid-cycle report. read more » 7 SHS female mathletes travel to MIT for elite contest October 21, 2023 — by Jessica Li and Amy Miao Three placed in the top 20. read more » Sophomore wins bronze with national team at the 2023 Artistic Swimming World Championships October 18, 2023 — by Amy Miao and Emily Wu Sophia Tsives qualified for the Youth USA National Team for artistic swimming and traveled to Greece in late August to compete at the World Championships. read more » CollegeBoard’s new digital SAT is a step toward accessibility and sustainability — so don’t snap your pencils yet October 14, 2023 — by Amy Miao and Beverly Xu An online format would help increase global accessibility and implement useful features. read more » Visuals by Amy February 8, 2024: Ideas for the next big date after Valentine’s Day Spice up your love life with these activities. February 8, 2024: Board picks Centrica as solar panel provider; work is set to begin this summer Sample drawing of solar panels at the senior parking lot. February 6, 2024: Working out at work: Teachers take advantage of campus weight room and swimming pool AP Statistics Teacher Seema Patel picks up a barbell in a deadlift while Speech Language Pathologist Ronda Vierra practices her freestyle technique. December 7, 2023: Policy change eliminates food trucks during school-day events like Turkey Trot Food trucks were missing on the Nov. 21 Turkey Trot, and will continue to be banned in most future events involving them. December 2, 2023: Athletes must navigate academic hurdles as they take difficult classes Athletes taking challenging classes often have to make tough decisions to balance their packed schedules. December 1, 2023: Cis-gender men crashing the 2023 Grace Hopper Conference serves as a dangerous reminder of the tech industry’s gender imbalance Cis-gender men overshadow women as they enthusiastically wave resumes at recruiters. November 9, 2023: Board investigates possible parcel tax campaign Parcel taxes fund teacher salary and support programs. October 21, 2023: Green Committee takes aim at single-use plastics, advocates for water refill stations and solar power One of Green Committee’s projects last year was creating posters for the trash bins around campus. October 21, 2023: School sees unexpected influx in freshman enrollment After a long period of declining enrollment, SHS has finally seen an increase in freshman class size this year. October 14, 2023: CollegeBoard’s new digital SAT is a step toward accessibility and sustainability — so don’t snap your pencils yet As the SAT is getting ready to completely transition to digital from nearly a century of being on paper, students, particularly ones abroad, should expect many benefits. September 29, 2023: 100-word rant: What do people see in MacBooks anyway? The average overheating Macbook is good for frying eggs for breakfast. September 24, 2023: Top 10: unathletic sports Tired of sweating? Try the sports on the right! Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2024 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.