TikTok content is subpar, but somehow I’m still watching April 24, 2020 — by Anishi Patel I’m here for quality content, not bad dancing and stolen videos read more » Black and Brown, Crossroads are underrated thrift stores January 17, 2020 — by Anishi Patel and Sandhya Sundaram Word Count: 670 Thrift stores near Santana Row offer great items and deals, are far superior to Goodwill read more » Drama students travel to LA for CA State Thespian conference April 1, 2019 — by Anishi Patel and Oliver Ye Students compete, attend workshops and receive professional feedback at the CST. read more » ‘The Sound of Music’ returns to SHS; cast list released and preparations underway March 26, 2019 — by Anishi Patel and Oliver Ye Drama students prepare for the 2019 spring musical, which will premiere on April 26. read more » Community rallies to help math teacher after 200-foot tree destroys her home during a mountain rainstorm March 26, 2019 — by Anishi Patel and Ananya Vadlakonda The Mantle family evacuates, assesses damage, moves housing and accepts support after their house is destroyed. read more » Reheat, reduce, reprocess: the many ways SHS students and staff are managing food waste March 26, 2019 — by Anishi Patel From feeding pet chickens cafeteria leftovers to composting and monitoring the quantity of food produced, the school is doing its part to limit food waste. read more » Three years later, grading scale remains controversial among students February 14, 2019 — by Anishi Patel and Kaitlyn Tsai Despite school’s good intentions, some students find fault in the no plus-minus policy read more » @ the haters: “kids these days” will change the world February 12, 2019 — by Anishi Patel Generation Z are the activists and reformers of tomorrow, and it’s time to take us seriously. read more » Optional finals are a more-than-fair offering for students with high As February 12, 2019 — by Anishi Patel Teachers should implement a pre-final grade cutoff above which students should not have to take their final. read more » Borderline scams: NYLF and NSHSS mislead students by marketing themselves as exclusive December 12, 2018 — by Anishi Patel Falsely prestigious summer programs and awards seek students’ money and offer nothing exceptional in return. read more » Drama honors students to perform ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ at One Act Festival December 12, 2018 — by Anishi Patel and Oliver Ye In addition to being in the public domain, Shakespeare's plays have flexible timeperiods. read more » Alumnus Sivakami Sambasivam works to realize her vision for global health care December 12, 2018 — by Anishi Patel 2007 alumna helps build the startup GoodRx into a health-care unicorn. read more » My binder fell off the roof of my car on Saratoga Sunnyvale and you probably saw it December 11, 2018 — by Anishi Patel Reporter recounts forgetting to remove her binder from the top of her car. read more » Senior Shasta Ganti stars as Brutus in ‘Julius Caesar’ October 29, 2018 — by Anishi Patel and Oliver Ye Senior Shasta Ganti takes on the challenge of playing Brutus, whose character contrasts with his previous castings, in the Fall Play read more » Upperclassmen express doubts about COSMOS, explore other summer programs October 29, 2018 — by Rohan Kumar and Anishi Patel Upperclassmen find that the popular COSMOS is not the only option for summer research programs. read more » Boba ‘bandits’ steal popular drink from class fundraisers September 25, 2018 — by Rohan Kumar and Anishi Patel Class officers implement stricter security during boba fundraisers to prevent profit losses. read more » “Julius Caesar” cast list released; rehearsals begin September 25, 2018 — by Anishi Patel and Oliver Ye Shakespearean language in "Julius Caesar" provides challenge for rehearsals. read more » Fashion week catfights fuel the media’s unfavorable portrayal of women September 23, 2018 — by Anishi Patel Drama between two popular musical artists. read more » Unpopular Opinion: PMT is nasty September 20, 2018 — by Anishi Patel Is Pearl Milk Tea really that good? read more » SHS lacking in advanced humanities courses May 30, 2018 — by Anishi Patel Reporter argues in favor of more advanced humanities courses. read more » SHS Outreach and Stanford Blood Drive host event May 30, 2018 — by Anishi Patel Students give Blood to people in need. read more » Gender Gap apparent in CS classes, WiSTEM club faces obstacles May 9, 2018 — by Anishi Patel Reporter discusses Gender biases in STEM organizations around school. read more » Buen apetito : Kirk’s hungry May 4, 2018 — by Anishi Patel and Ananya Vadlakonda Kirk's struggles with a lack of lunch tables. read more » Being a Girl Scout goes far beyond selling cookies May 4, 2018 — by Anishi Patel Girl scouts participate in community service projects to achieve Gold Awards. read more » ‘Love, Simon’: ‘I’m just like you’ May 4, 2018 — by Annissa Mu and Anishi Patel Film provides insight on LGBTQ+ struggless and stereotypes. read more » Abe makes students wrestle with their bad behavior March 15, 2018 — by Anishi Patel and Krithi Sankar World History and AP Government teacher Kirk Abe sends students to observe wrestling practice as a punishment read more » Sheehy’s World History classes compete for doughnuts through trivia March 15, 2018 — by Anishi Patel and Sandhya Sundaram Sheehy's classes face off in weekly trivia tournaments that motivate students to study. read more » Underclassmen cast in lead roles; new choreographer teaches fast-paced routines March 15, 2018 — by Colleen Feng and Anishi Patel Upcoming drama production of Mary Poppins on April 29 and 30 provides inexpensive entertainment. read more » Quick fame easier to achieve with social media March 9, 2018 — by Anna Novoselov and Anishi Patel Social media allows aspiring stars to get noticed by agents and a global audience quickly read more » Saratoga library introduces new technology March 1, 2018 — by Annissa Mu and Anishi Patel New additions at the Saratoga Library, such as a laptob kiosk, a Roboarm, and charging stations benefit the community read more » Fear of local crime increases safety January 29, 2018 — by Anishi Patel and Rahul Vadlakonda Public safety measures increase community response to crime. read more » Enrollment rises at LG but remains steady at SHS January 25, 2018 — by Anishi Patel and Ananya Vadlakonda Growth of housing developments in Los Gatos leads to larger class sizes at LGHS and high housing prices in Saratoga deters increase in student enrollment. read more » ‘Glass Menagerie’ wraps up showings; ‘Servant of Two Masters’ to show soon January 25, 2018 — by Colleen Feng and Anishi Patel Student productions take place as "Mary Poppins" auditions begin. read more » Books that give you all the mushy feels on Valentine’s Day January 23, 2018 — by Anishi Patel Rom coms aren't the only thing that can give you all the feels this Valentine's Day. Patel shares a few of her favorite lovey dovey books to read. read more » SHS hosts coin drive for school destroyed by North Bay fires November 28, 2017 — by Anishi Patel and Ananya Vadlakonda Leadership class helps garner support from students for coin drive. read more » The line between cheating and casual tips November 13, 2017 — by Anishi Patel and Elaine Toh Students struggle to maintain trust among peers while giving vague answers about tests. read more » Which is better? Animated movies vs. live action remakes November 9, 2017 — by Anna Novoselov and Anishi Patel Live action movies appeal to a broad audience because of their emotional appeals and captivating storylines read more » School offers aid to North Bay wildfire victims October 18, 2017 — by Anishi Patel and Ananya Vadlakonda To help the evacuees, the Leadership class held a donation drive on Oct. 11-12. The goal was to collect as many basic necessities as possible, such as clothing, canned foods, water, toiletries, blankets and school supplies. read more » 4-day weekend benefits students October 17, 2017 — by Callia Yuan and Anishi Patel Calendar committe and administation adds a 4-day weekend in October read more » Saratoga High is not prepared for an earthquake October 17, 2017 — by Anishi Patel and Callia Yuan Lack of safety procedures should be addressed read more » Petty theft on campus affects students October 13, 2017 — by Ananya Vadlakonda and Anishi Patel Despite Saratoga High’s well-deserved reputation as a school with little crime, students over the years have occasionally found their belongings missing. read more » Saratoga students opt out of public school program October 12, 2017 — by Anishi Patel and Elaine Sun Students reflect on experiences switching between public and private schooling. read more » Freshman from India adjusts to new culture September 7, 2017 — by Anishi Patel New freshman, Medha Nair, enjoys the transition to a new high school and a new country. She sees the difference between American and Indian culture as she makes new friends and attends new classes. read more » English department relocates its home base August 31, 2017 — by Elaine Fan and Anishi Patel English palace upgrades to better location. read more » Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.