Baseball: Playing better defense key to winning close games March 30, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi They are currently 1-2 and ranked third in the El Camino League, and the team feels as though they haven’t unlocked their true potential. read more » Not just for academics — SHS has produced world-class athletes March 30, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi, Neal Malhotra, Nidhi Mathihalli and Stephanie Sun Superstars include swimmer Carrie Steinseifer, wrestler Patricia Adura Miranda and skateboarder Mark Suciu. read more » The perfect dating advice from a relationship ‘expert’ March 24, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi Please do not follow this advice or you may or may not end up at the not-so-ripe age of 60 living with four cats all alone. read more » Junior and senior selected to tour with National Youth Orchestra over summer March 23, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi and Divya Vadlakonda Junior violist Tejas Tirthapura and senior violinist Shannon Ma will tour North America over the summer with the prestigious NYO-USA. read more » Female candidates claim sexist culture often taints student government elections March 8, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi From online insults to double standards, some females said elections have dampened many of their leadership experiences. read more » Student-run nonprofit hosts concert to support underprivileged special education students February 27, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi Music and Good in Concert (MAGIC) put on an evening filled with singing, music and dance at the school on Jan. 14. read more » Drama program selected to perform at the 2024 summer Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland February 13, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi The school’s drama program is one of 30 high schools across the country who have been selected to take part in the international theatrical festival. read more » Freshman starter proves to be key player for girls’ soccer team’s playoff hunt February 12, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi and Kavya Patel Freshman striker Sahaana Potti reflects on the team’s growth through the season and where they are headed in the future. read more » Boys’ soccer disappointed with a tie on their long-anticipated senior night February 12, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi Despite preseason success, the team has a 2-5-4 league record with one game remaining and feels they didn’t fully fulfill their potential. read more » Two sensational romantic comedies that will forever hold a special place in my heart February 8, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi Rom-coms, even the cringiest and most cliche, are my favorite type of movies to watch. read more » My banger experiences and impactful advice as a three-time concussed athlete February 6, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi John has 20 watermelons and Tim has none. John throws a watermelon at Tim’s head. What does John have? 19 watermelons. What does Tim have? A concussion. read more » Sophomore organizes art auction to help raise money for educational crisis in Uganda January 27, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi and Divya Vadlakonda Using her passion for art, Amy Pan and other student artists raised over $2,000 during the event. read more » Athletic recruitment or college applications: Which one’s harder? December 10, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi and Neal Malhotra Alumni discuss their recruitment experience, sharing the hardships and benefits of the path they took to get to college. read more » Girls’ soccer adjusts to moving up a division with small roster December 10, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi and Kavya Patel After moving to the De Anza League, the team has started to play in a different formation. read more » The state of the rivalry: How does SHS stack up against Los Gatos sports? December 6, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi and Beverly Xu The Falcon set out to find if the Saratoga High vs Los Gatos High sports rivalry even exists. read more » Santa Claus is real — don’t believe what your friends say December 1, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi The jolly man who flies all around the world giving presents to children is real, due to many valid reasons. read more » ‘Enola Holmes 2’: An overhyped and underwhelming sequel November 30, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi I was disappointed that “Enola Holmes 2” could not achieve the captivating charm of the original. read more » Senior cellist wins prestigious 2023 YoungArts finalist award November 30, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi and Divya Vadlakonda After playing cello for nine years, senior Joel Kim discusses how he has found success and how music has affected his lifestyle and goals for his future. read more » Around campus, leaders are selected through strong peer and teacher relationships November 10, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi and Beverly Xu Students in various leadership positions are required to not only be skillful at their roles, but to communicate well and form meaningful relationships with their peers and mentors. read more » Six songs and artists that should be played at school dances November 8, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi and Avani Kongetira After students went home from the Homecoming dance on Sept. 24 dissatisfied with the songs, we set out to find the best songs and artists for a school dance. read more » Sophomore discusses the insecurities and pressure she has faced as a national-level fencer November 5, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi Sophomore Vera Fung said fencing has led to body image issues and changed how her performance is affected by parental and peer pressure. read more » Falcon almost upset Fremont after injured-caused forfeit to El Camino October 21, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi For the second year in a row, the team made the tough decision to forfeit a game because of numerous injuries and illnesses on their small 25-man roster. read more » Top 10: staff members to dress up as for Halloween October 20, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi A fabulous guide to finding the best halloween costumes ever. read more » Senior running back carries leadership role for Falcons October 20, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi Senior Paolo Navarro discusses how his mindset has improved throughout high school to help him grow into a strong and crucial part of the team. read more » For immigrant who couldn’t speak much English, middle school media class offered a path forward October 19, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi After taking the media arts elective at Redwood Middle School, senior Darren Guo knew filmmaking was something he wanted to pursue in his future. read more » New football head coach Steve Matos steps in, hopes to improve players’ mentality and work ethic October 5, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi Matos, who also works as a special resource aide, wants to use this season as a stepping stone for future success. read more » My three cents: a dummies’ guide to emojis September 24, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi Please don’t use the laugh crying emoji … like ever. read more » Junior and sophomore march for Concord Blue Devils B over summer September 14, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi and Divya Vadlakonda Junior Grant Hough and sophomore Ryan Sanders reflect on their experiences playing with the prestigious Drum Corps. read more » Football team stays optimistic for a successful season September 11, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi After starting their season with a 1-1 record, the team’s plans of going undefeated for the rest of the season remain unchanged. read more » Visuals by Anika February 6, 2023: My banger experiences and impactful advice as a three-time concussed athlete Me after finding out that turf isn’t soft! November 10, 2022: Around campus, leaders are selected through strong peer and teacher relationships Falcon leaders stand out by forming strong relationships with their peers and mentors around them. November 8, 2022: Six songs and artists that should be played at school dances The ideal playlist for a school dance. October 20, 2022: Top 10: staff members to dress up as for Halloween English teacher Erick Rector and campus supervisor Archie Ljepava, the top two staff members to dress up as, posing together. Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.