Dance team resumes practices over live video calls using Zoom; tryouts postponed until summer April 2, 2020 — by Andrew Lee and Kevin Sze With the cancellation of school-wide sports and activities, the dance team takes to online video-calls to help members cope with difficult times read more » Campus to soon close to all administrators, three-week deep-cleaning process planned April 1, 2020 — by Andrew Lee and Alex Wang As the reopening of school before summer break is no longer a possibility, the custodial crew will spend three weeks to disinfect the entire school. read more » Boys’ tennis resumes with solid returning players February 10, 2020 — by Preston Fu and Andrew Lee The Falcons look forward to another strong season coming off of their positive performance during the previous season, but hope to gain more in CCS read more » Stuck in another winless season, boys’ soccer struggles tries to build fundamentals for future seasons February 10, 2020 — by Andrew Lee and Jun Lee The team finished the regular season with 0-8, and their senior night game will be on Feb. 12 against Milpitas. read more » Senior year ski week deserves a good plan February 6, 2020 — by Andrew Lee, Kevin Sze and Alex Wang “Los Tres Amigos” are extremely excited for ski week read more » ‘Last Christmas’ relies too heavily on cast charisma, lacks in substance January 13, 2020 — by Andrew Lee While the film’s lead actors burst with charm, it’s not enough to carry the weight of a forgettable and lackluster plot. read more » Boys’ soccer lacks upperclassmen experience, compensates with underclassman technical skill December 9, 2019 — by Andrew Lee and Jun Lee The Falcons endure their first loss to Harker 3-2 on Nov. 26, but the team is optimistic with its younger players for the future season. read more » For first time in magazine’s history, Soundings to print extra issue in winter December 9, 2019 — by Andrew Lee The school’s spotlight magazine featuring student literary and artistic work returns through Soundings team effort and funding support read more » I NEVER clip my nails at night, and you won’t believe the reason why November 21, 2019 — by Andrew Lee Cultural superstition makes me do something completely, paranoically random. read more » Girls’ tennis staggers through rough season, but still expects to make CCS October 29, 2019 — by Andrew Lee Following a mixed season of ups, downs and another major injury, the Falcons feel optimistic towards a satisfying CCS performance. read more » Los tres amigos: construction disrupts lunchtime adventures October 28, 2019 — by Andrew Lee, Kevin Sze and Alex Wang Today, los tres amigos will be taking you on a journey. Buckle up, because the road doesn’t work ahead. read more » College visits are informative but repetitive October 24, 2019 — by Andrew Lee Visiting admissions officers should lessen focus on obligatory information that can be found online and instead emphasize reasons students should apply read more » Girls’ tennis wraps up early season, doesn’t attend annual tourney September 19, 2019 — by Andrew Lee and Amanda Zhu After a season with major singles injuries and minor setbacks, the Falcons work to solidify a doubles lineup for another competitive season read more » More vending machines to be added to help with eating issues caused by stricter tutorial September 19, 2019 — by Rohan Kumar and Andrew Lee New vending machines bring in revenue for ASB while providing students with easily-accessible food during tutorial. read more » Boys’ tennis falls to powerful Bells in CCS May 29, 2019 — by Andrew Lee Despite initial hardships, the Falcons finish a strong season but fall to Bellarmine in the CCS quarterfinals. read more » Tennis: Falcons rebound from early season losses, finish league with 10-game win streak April 29, 2019 — by Andrew Lee and Alan Zu The boys’ tennis team finishes second in the league behind Monta Vista’s Matadors with 10-2 season record. read more » Orchestra’s music enlivens campus after school March 26, 2019 — by Andrew Lee Saratoga Symphony Orchestra players attend mandatory rehearsals on some days after school comparable to an eighth period. read more » Boys’ tennis endures early defeats, gears up for challenging season March 26, 2019 — by Andrew Lee and Alan Zu By making several changes to its lineup, the Falcons hope to bounce back from a disappointing entry into the league. read more » 160 student models walk the runway in Benefit Fashion show March 25, 2019 — by Andrew Lee Student-run fashion show garners donations in order to aid schools in fire-ravaged Paradise, California, through Color a Classroom with Love read more » Don’t be paranoid: Tracking technology helps more than harms March 14, 2019 — by Andrew Lee Reporter argues that applications that track teen locations can be a positive aspect of student life, despite arguments about personal privacy. read more » ‘How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ exemplifies Dreamworks’ animation talent, impresses most March 11, 2019 — by Leo Cao and Andrew Lee A satisfying conclusion to a family friendly and emotional animated trilogy amazes audiences but still has flaws. read more » Too often self-help books enrich authors without benefiting readers January 31, 2019 — by Leo Cao and Andrew Lee Books categorized as "self-help" often gain status as bestsellers despite not helping readers. read more » Global Health Club creates website from student contributions January 28, 2019 — by Andrew Lee and Jeffrey Xu Global Health Club uses new multipurpose website to attract members, update existing members and provide platform for students to discuss pressing health issues. read more » My first time playing Pokémon cards January 28, 2019 — by Andrew Lee Reporter gets destroyed by experienced veterans read more » Flipping burgers for bucks? Not so much these days December 10, 2018 — by Andrew Lee and Ananya Vadlakonda More teens spurn traditional fast-food jobs. read more » Guys should have equal say over traditional Formal activities November 28, 2018 — by Andrew Lee Junior argues that while girls may have many stresses surrounding formal, guys stress about their limited choices, such as being forced to attend his partner's preformal. read more » Office integrates new sign-in iPads to visit counselors November 27, 2018 — by Andrew Lee and Alex Wang The guidance office has implemented a new system to replace the blue slips. read more » Girls’ tennis: Falcons fall to Cupertino in CCS, ending a season handicapped by injuries November 27, 2018 — by Andrew Lee and Jayne Zhou Vasan and Stratakos, top two singles players, were on the sidelines for CCS. read more » Budget Formal tips for men: Suits November 14, 2018 — by Andrew Lee To all men looking for Formal on a budget, Men's Wearhouse is not your only option. read more » Girls’ tennis regains traction but struggles against rivals October 16, 2018 — by Andrew Lee and Jayne Zhou Girls tennis hopes to find future success in key matchups. read more » Club fair brings minor changes; attracts prospective members October 15, 2018 — by Andrew Lee and Jeffrey Xu Club days makes minor changes to layout to improve participation read more » “Gangnam Style” reappears in worst possible way October 12, 2018 — by Andrew Lee Reporter recounts traumatic experience in Jeju-Do. read more » Season Preview: Girls’ tennis adds key player, looking to be stronger than ever September 10, 2018 — by Andrew Lee and Jayne Zhou Girls' Tennis Season Preview read more » Academy attempts to improve Oscars’ ratings, creates popular controversy September 10, 2018 — by Andrew Lee Oscars change certain details about the annual show. read more » Analysis: Community service overseas is valuable but is the cost too high? September 10, 2018 — by Andrew Lee and Jeffrey Ma Debating whether or not volunteering over seas helps with college applications read more » ‘The Wizard of Oz’: Will it be a great theme? September 4, 2018 — by Leo Cao and Andrew Lee Reporters discuss "The Wizard of Oz" and whether or not it will be a good theme for the Junior Class Homecoming. read more » Global Health Club to partake in annual Beijing Immersion Program May 25, 2018 — by Andrew Lee Students create worldwide connections through Beijing Immersion Program read more » Avengers: Infinity War revolutionizes Hollywood May 9, 2018 — by Andrew Lee Reporter discusses Avengers: Infinity War and its impact. read more » T-shirt gun launches excitement at sporting events April 1, 2018 — by Andrew Lee Occasionally making appearances at sporting events this year, the new T-shirt launcher purchased for the spirit commission has been on a roll in energizing crowds and hyping spirit. read more » Spring Fling themed around popular hashtags April 1, 2018 — by Andrew Lee and Muthu Palaniappan In the past, the commission has noticed that students are not as spirited during Spring Fling as they are during Homecoming, so they are hoping that will change this year. read more » As friends grow older, they become less rooted to their traditional hangout spot March 1, 2018 — by Karen Chow and Andrew Lee Friends reflect on how hangout spots have influenced their friendships. read more » I let my parents dress me for a week March 1, 2018 — by Andrew Lee After allowing his parents to dress him for a week, senior weighs comfort versus appearance. read more » MAP seniors working hard on final projects February 9, 2018 — by Andrew Lee and Emilie Zhou As a change of pace, senior Kate Bossi and her group wanted to create an emotional project that would leave the audience feeling “nostalgic and happy.” read more » Boys’ tennis has strong foundation February 9, 2018 — by Andrew Lee and Roland Shen Preview for boys' tennis. read more » School opens two bathrooms as gender-neutral facilities open to students February 8, 2018 — by Andrew Lee and Chelsea Leung Over the past years, the global controversy surrounding gender identity has also become extremely relevant in politics, making its way into debates over transgender rights. read more » YouTube community unhealthy, content creators remain under-regulated February 8, 2018 — by Andrew Lee One example of these types of videos are called “diss tracks,” where people drop a list of hateful insults on another person with a catchy beat in the background. read more » ASB makes efforts to increase transparency with students December 10, 2017 — by Andrew Lee and Muthu Palaniappan In addition to soliciting feedback from the class on how to improve these events, ASB also set a goal at the meeting to become more transparent with the school. read more » Organic foods: Are they worth the extra price? December 9, 2017 — by Andrew Lee and Sean Oh Organic farms say the extra labor, time and land required are responsible for the steep price tag. read more » Holiday Rally helps cap a first semester December 9, 2017 — by Andrew Lee and Leo Cao With the holiday season in full swing and the semester coming to an end, the rally commission worked hard to improve their annual holiday rally with new ideas and approaches. read more » Common Roots branches out December 9, 2017 — by Andrew Lee and Leo Cao The club held a teacher-student forum on Dec. 8. read more » Principal relives memories of late friend through Hawaiian Thursdays December 7, 2017 — by Andrew Lee and Jeffrey Xu Reporter covers a new trend in the school. read more » Amazon Books: a new hope? December 7, 2017 — by Andrew Lee Reporter reviews Amazon's online book store. read more » SHSTV Nov. 2, 2017 Broadcast November 1, 2017 — by Connor Oaklander and Andrew Lee SHSTV has stories on how students and staff dressed up for Halloween and also a profile of a sophomore unicyclist. read more » ASB makes connections with local businesses September 17, 2017 — by Andrew Lee and Muthu Palaniappan Torrens said the this ASB initiative began when someone suggested that the school offer Saratoga Bagels, the local bagel shop, a pennant from the school. read more » Senior finds unique productive space on upper field September 14, 2017 — by Andrew Lee and Jeffrey Xu Known for being the practice field for the soccer, lacrosse and field hockey teams, the upper field is split up for their respective sports. read more » SHS Chamber choir sings one song backup for British rock band September 14, 2017 — by Andrew Lee and Jeffrey Xu As the only school at the concert to perform backup for one of Foreigner’s songs, the singers were excited for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. read more » Sophomores hang out in music building’s new practice room September 14, 2017 — by Andrew Lee and Jeffrey Xu New practice room is much bigger and nicer than the previous rooms they had in the old music building. read more » Sophomore Homecoming preparations can’t get a day off September 14, 2017 — by Andrew Lee and Leo Cao With an increase in participation, the sophomores have been able to add K-pop and co-ed pair dances for the first time to their Quad Day performance. read more » Junior finds study spot in boys’ locker room September 14, 2017 — by Andrew Lee and Jeffrey Xu Jin once tried to bring his friends in to study along with him, but they were warded off by the sweat-tinged odors. read more » Sophomore shares experience of living with five siblings September 12, 2017 — by Stephen Ding and Andrew Lee Only 2 percent of U.S. households have four or more children, and only 1 percent of households hold more than seven people, making Daniel Burgos's situation of having 5 siblings highly unusual. read more » Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. 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