Senior develops unique Starbucks drink order March 28, 2019 — by Amy Tang Senior forms bonds with baristas through signature order: strawberry acai refresher with green tea instead of water and less ice read more » Robinson announces he will retire in June February 7, 2019 — by Alexandra Li and Amy Tang Search for successor will begin soon read more » Second semester seniors embark on a series of new adventures February 6, 2019 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang As second semester seniors, we decided to see how many new activities we could try in a week. read more » The top 4 places to shop clothing online December 10, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang Reporters review websites for online clothes shopping. read more » Top ten orange things this fall November 2, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang TOP TEN ORANGE THINGS THIS FALL read more » Breaking Down the Walls not life-changing, but still beneficial October 31, 2018 — by Amy Tang Breaking Down the Walls was worth the time, money, missed classes and extra homework in order to teach important life lessons. read more » Working at tea chain presents interesting experiences October 31, 2018 — by Amy Tang Reporter is thankful for working at T4 despite demanding customers. read more » MAP celebrates 10-year-anniversary of Speaker Series September 27, 2018 — by Amy Tang To celebrate the 10-year-anniversary of the MAP Speaker Series, the program invited Saratoga alumni to hold an advanced screening of a documentary. read more » Efficient and affordable, Taco Bell is the best lunch destination September 20, 2018 — by Amy Tang Review on Taco Bell read more » Staff editorial: School shootings should prompt better methods to stop shooters, not fortress building March 22, 2018 — by Amy Tang and Alex Wang The recent uptick in school shootings necessitates steps to prevent shootings before they occur. read more » Class of 2018 makes the most out of last Powder Puff season March 22, 2018 — by Amy Tang Seniors begin preparation for last Powder Puff competition. read more » Facebook’s Instant Games amass popularity over years March 15, 2018 — by Amy Tang and Howard Tang Facebook games provide entertainment and competition for teenangers. read more » Dance team gears up for Nationals; temporary coach fills in March 13, 2018 — by Amy Tang As the dance team begins to practice for nationals, they have to adapt to the sudden change in leadership. read more » Dance team places second at first competition January 31, 2018 — by Amy Tang The Saratoga High dancers compete at Valley Christian High School, winning silver in jazz read more » Our test scores don’t define us January 26, 2018 — by Amy Tang Reporter shares her opinion on the competitive atmosphere created by comparing test scores. read more » Smrithi Balebail: the Falcon’s most loyal fan January 21, 2018 — by Amy Tang and Callia Yuan Senior Smrithi Balebail has been reading every story in the Saratoga Falcon for five years read more » All-male dance team kicks off inaugural season December 6, 2017 — by Amy Tang Students look to male dance team to pursue passion for dance as well as fulfill PE credits. read more » Music helps junior survive difficult classes November 27, 2017 — by Amy Tang Junior develops his passion for cello through composing. read more » Brandless, more like Brand-miss October 3, 2017 — by Sandhya Sundaram and Amy Tang Sophomore Sandhya Sundaram and junior Amy Tang review copycat snacks from a website, Brandless. read more » Freshman 15 September 1, 2017 — by Sanjana Melkote, Kaylene Morrison, Howard Tang, Amy Tang, and Alex Wang Meet 15 freshmen and learn about their interests and experiences. read more » Saratoga: not as safe as it appears September 1, 2017 — by Amy Tang In light of recent car break-in's reporter questions the safety of Saratoga. read more » Class of 2019 focuses on organization in preparation for quad day September 1, 2017 — by Amy Tang In preparation for homecoming, Junior class officers have begun planning ahead of time and look to increase participation. read more » ‘Fate of the Furious’ incites laughter but lacks a plotline April 26, 2017 — by Amy Tang Sophomore reviews 'Fate of the Furious'. read more » Mandatory visual and performing arts credits counterproductive April 25, 2017 — by Amy Tang Sophomore shares her opinion on school visual and performing arts requirements. read more » My complicated relationship with ‘Rainbow Magic’ fairy books April 23, 2017 — by Amy Tang Sophomore discusses her previous obsession with fairy books. read more » Yellow app aimed at teens: a perfect opportunity for pedophiles April 23, 2017 — by Amy Tang New app is essentially Tinder for teens. read more » Students take on roles as mentors outside school April 23, 2017 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang Students begin to mentor younger students, such as soccer players, outside of school. read more » Behind the scenes of school productions: Gaya Chatterjee March 15, 2017 — by Amy Tang Raindrops seemed to fall from the sky during the fall production of “The White Snake,” landing on the McAfee Center stage, yet the audience wasn’t wet, and neither was the black matte stage that the actors stood on. This special effect was created by senior Gaya Chatterjee and other members of the tech crew, who made it look as if rain was falling from the sky by projecting images onto a screen, turned umbrellas into moons and built secret tunnels and trapdoors to get actors onstage. read more » We can all relate to ‘Cash me ousside’ and other memes March 9, 2017 — by Amy Tang Reporter explores "Cash me ousside" and the world of facebook memes. read more » 100-word rant: Social media makes young people crave approval of others March 7, 2017 — by Amy Tang Social media makes people want approval from peers. read more » Dance team competes at regionals February 28, 2017 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang On Feb. 11, more than 24 high schools from around the area competed at Monta Vista High School. The stands were filled to the rim with performers checking out the competition and parents nervously waiting for their children to perform. They all cheered as the 10 girls on the SHS dance team walked out onto the gym floor, ready to compete. read more » Competitive student-athletes forced to give up training after concussions January 30, 2017 — by Harshini Ramaswamy, Sherrie Shen and Amy Tang A story featuring multiple sports players who were forced to stop playing due to concussions. read more » Sophomore dancer rediscovers her rhythm after snowboarding accident January 29, 2017 — by Amy Tang Sophomore shares her story on how she re-initiated her dancing career after breaking her shoulder. read more » Best friends on Falcon staff recreate their old childhood photo January 24, 2017 — by Caitlyn Chen and Amy Tang It all started when Sabrina sat next to Joy on the first day of third grade. They became best friends, and their families hit it off immediately. From before elementary school to now, a decade later, the Chen and Tang girls have shared many hilarious memories together. read more » Now is not the time to give up on the news January 22, 2017 — by Amy Tang If you really believe that ignorance is bliss, then go ahead and stop reading the news. Otherwise, although willful ignorance may feel like bliss, being uninformed about your community, your city, your country and the world around you is more likely to be hurtful than helpful. read more » Trump: TIME’s person of the year January 22, 2017 — by Amy Tang TIME has not previously shied away from giving the award to controversial figures, among them Adolf Hitler (1938) and Josef Stalin (1939, 1942). After Donald Trump was named TIME’s 2016 Person of the Year, with Hillary Clinton coming in second, America has learned that the most influential person of the year has not necessarily made a positive difference. read more » Students shouldn’t cheat volunteer hours December 15, 2016 — by Amy Tang Student's should not volunteer just to get the awards. read more » Do you really know your limit? November 18, 2016 — by Jay Kim, Elizabeth Lee and Amy Tang SHS alumni talk about drinking culture in high school and college read more » If you like ‘Quantico,’ you should watch ‘White Collar’ November 18, 2016 — by Amy Tang A recommendation for Quantico fans read more » Sophomores discuss their experiences with slang November 18, 2016 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang Everyday student life consists of a few phrases of short language that change every month or so. read more » Holiday baking: easy as pie? November 18, 2016 — by Francesca Chu, Ashley Feng and Amy Tang Students follow "easy" pie recipes but end up with mediocre results. read more » Dance team struggles with time crunch November 18, 2016 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang Working around problems created by the short dance season proves to be a challenge. read more » Death penalty classist and racist October 11, 2016 — by Amy Tang We should support California Proposition 62 to repeal the death penalty. Capital punishment is a never-ending cycle of violence created by a system riddled with social and economic bias and tainted by human error. read more » Dance Team: Fundraiser for national competition a success October 7, 2016 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang At the JV and varsity football games on Sept. 23, the dance team held a baked potato and raffle fundraiser. After a successful sale last year, coach Kaitlyn Landeza decided to make the fundraiser an annual tradition. read more » Trump’s insulting, sexist maternity leave plan October 7, 2016 — by Amy Tang Donald Trump isn’t particularly appealing to female voters, and one of his latest proposals isn’t helping. read more » Politics should be kept out of entertainment October 7, 2016 — by Amy Tang Viewers of the Sept. 18 show soon witnessed the night transform from a celebration of television’s finest to a platform for entertainment celebrities to preach their political views. read more » Newfound popularity of Escape Room is no puzzle September 14, 2016 — by Amy Tang Earlier this year, my friends and I participated in Real Escape Room in San Francisco. We were first taken to the room and briefed on the storyline and rules by the “gamemaster.” read more » Dance team looks forward to upcoming year despite challenges September 9, 2016 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang Dance Team shares hopes for upcoming year. read more » Cheer team prepares for a ‘year of rebuilding’ September 8, 2016 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang Over the summer, the cheer team invited instructors to SHS, who taught them new stunts and tricks. read more » Students and teachers adjust to new rolling block schedule September 7, 2016 — by Caitlyn Chen and Amy Tang Students and teachers share perspective on new school schedule. read more » Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.