Senior explores the nuances of humanity through film March 4, 2022 — by Anouk Yeh Taylor Zhou discovered his passion for filmmaking and directing through the Media Arts Program’s filmmaking intensive courses. read more » Class of 2022 National Merit Semifinalists announced September 26, 2021 — by Anouk Yeh 38 seniors were recognized for their junior year PSAT score. read more » 2021-22 Homecoming Court crowned September 26, 2021 — by Anouk Yeh 12 students were voted into the Homecoming Court. read more » KQED report: Former El Gato editor-in-chief claims newspaper adviser blocked multiple stories September 10, 2021 — by Meher Bhatnagar, Atrey Desai and Anouk Yeh One story was about a sexually explicit hand gesture used by players on the Los Gatos football team that was later published on Patch. read more » NBC Bay Area report highlights district’s handling of sexual assault and harassment cases May 12, 2021 — by Harshini Velchamy and Anouk Yeh Similarities cited between the way the district dealt with the Audrie Pott case and the LGHS #MeToo Movement. read more » Students and teachers adjust to an increased use of cellphones in class April 1, 2021 — by Anouk Yeh & Esther Luan Teachers find different ways to prevent phone use, while students take advantage of the increased accessibility read more » Students compete in showjumping, despite pandemic April 1, 2021 — by Anouk Yeh Juniors Anjali Mazur-Ganeson and Miranda Olson share their experiences with riding and showing in quarantine read more » ‘We’re all going to the World’s Fair’: a haunting meditation on loneliness and digital obsession March 22, 2021 — by Anouk Yeh Director Jane Schoebrun gives the reader exclusive insight into the Sundance “Next” finalist film and the reporter shared her thoughts. read more » History teachers respond to capitol insurrection, historic current events with discussions January 21, 2021 — by Nicole Lu and Anouk Yeh /APUSH teachers Daly and Morelle implement a discussion session to help students unpack, while Government teachers restructure following classes to emphasize contemporary events. read more » Student athletes partake in trash talk culture January 21, 2021 — by Anouk Yeh Even though it’s against the rules, demeaning opponents is sometimes strategy and sometimes revenge. read more » Speech and debate team hosts first ever virtual tournament fundraiser January 16, 2021 — by Anouk Yeh Club founds the annual Hyde Invitational middle school tournament as a way to cover club costs. read more » The U.S. needs to prioritize vaccinating essential workers and social distance from hypocritical politicians January 11, 2021 — by Anouk Yeh Politicians who have actively downplayed COVID-19’s severity or broken quarantine laws should not be granted access to vaccines before essential workers read more » Delayed WASC process concludes December 11, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh and Apurva Chakravarthy Principal Greg Louie hopes for another six-year accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges in January. read more » 48 hours in the strange and beautiful world of Nextdoor December 7, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Borrowing from a The New York Times feature, reporter explores the neighborhood social networking app every mom is using. read more » Competitive gymnastics…. on horseback? December 3, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Sophomore equestrian vaulter shares her experience with competing in the obscure sport during the pandemic. read more » Call it what it is: Political friendship break-ups aren’t just ‘political’ December 1, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Human rights should not be up for debate. read more » Underclassman rising star debates his way to the top December 1, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Young debater sees success nearly unprecedented in the school’s history. read more » How to make it to the adult table this Christmas November 27, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Everything you need to know to escape the children’s table this Christmas season read more » Class of 2020: Zooming through college from home November 5, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh SHS alumni take on their freshman year of college at home. read more » Top 10 things to dress up as this Halloween November 5, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Last minute, original costumes for Halloween 2020 read more » How phonebanking changed my perspective on politics November 1, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Yes, you get hung up on and yelled at, but chances for real conversations take place. read more » Hollywood, stop harping on the Asian American immigrant trope October 15, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh One of the premiere posters from the Asian American starring “Fresh Off the Boat” TV show. read more » Speech and debate team reckons with familiar enemy: fundraising September 17, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Financial difficulties loom in a year when little is normal. read more » Harris’ vice presidential appointment and where we go from here September 17, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Reporter explores what Joe Biden’s VP selection means for democratic voters. read more » String of vandalism and break-ins plague campus over summer, continue into school year September 16, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Sophisticated ring of thieves target SHS, other schools, stealing thousands of dollars in computers and even taking a safe from the main office. read more » Senior appointed as the National Student Poet of the West September 16, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Manasi Garg’s work was selected out of over 30,000 submissions to become a NSPP finalist. read more » Change becomes constant theme for administration team September 9, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Brian Thompson returns to Saratoga High School as an assistant principal and Paul Robinson is placed as an interim principal at Los Gatos High School. read more » How at-home speech and debate tournaments have turned me into an activist September 9, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Reporter seizes the opportunity to prove her commitment to social justice during the digital switch for the speech and debate community. read more » ‘Americanah’ fearlessly explores Blackness and prejudice in post-modern America September 5, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Adichie’s writing proves accessible and eye-opening for students getting into anti-racist self-education. read more » Annexation of the Mountain Winery struck down, owners refunded money used to hire contractors to study effects May 30, 2020 — by Allison Hartley and Anouk Yeh After strong public opposition, Saratoga city council moved to end the annexation process in a 3-2 vote. The winery will remain under Santa Clara County control. read more » Yeilding retires after 20 years of teaching Spanish at the school May 21, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Spanish teacher will head to Connecticut next read more » Behind the frontlines: Students’ parents combat COVID-19 pandemic April 24, 2020 — by Anjali Nuggehalli and Anouk Yeh While health care workers continue to fight the COVID-19 outbreak, their personal family dynamics have considerably shifted read more » Coping with cancelations: students responding to changes in long-awaited summer plans April 19, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Students find alternative ways to spend their summer in light of continued lockdow read more » ‘Until Tomorrow’: social media challenge’s side effects may last longer than just one day April 19, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Though the viral Instagram challenge is entertaining, it can lead to unexpected conflict read more » Glowing up while locked down April 19, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Reporter attempts makeshift quarantine lifestyle change. read more » Recent spike in Instagram challenges are important and soothing April 14, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Although seemingly unnecessary, Instagram challenges serve as cathartic outlets. read more » Gender identity diversity in educators: important, yet often overlooked April 2, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh LG teacher’s coming out sparks discussion of importance of diversity among educators read more » One short day in the Flower Conservatory March 30, 2020 — by Apurva Chakravarthy and Anouk Yeh Reporters travel all the way to San Francisco to hike uphill and smell flowers. read more » To all the movies that I’ve hated before: this was definitely one of them March 12, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh and Apurva Chakravarthy Second movie of the popular love series has major plot holes and character personality changes that make it difficult to watch. read more » Alumna fencing her way through NYU March 10, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Jobalia discusses her experience fencing on a collegiate team. read more » Sophomore pursues comedic passion March 10, 2020 — by Andy Chen and Anouk Yeh Inspired by a family friend, sophomore Dhruva Nair often performs standup comedy for both friends and large events. read more » Coronavirus outbreak strikes fear globally, locally January 30, 2020 — by Harshini Velchamy and Anouk Yeh Recent virus forces school, city and state officials to contemplate solutions to a rare problem. read more » Ellis appointed interim assistant principal for second semester after Safine’s departure January 29, 2020 — by Apurva Chakravarthy and Anouk Yeh Ellis faces a big change in culture as he transitions from teaching to being an administrator. read more » Campus vandalism and graffiti a little-known but harmful problem, says maintenance staff January 28, 2020 — by Esther Luan and Anouk Yeh School custodial staff struggles to deal with the sharp rise in defacing incidents on campus. read more » English teacher dives into work after first-semester maternity leave January 28, 2020 — by Oliver Ye and Anouk Yeh Ryan discusses how her transition has been — at work and at home. read more » Asian-American students in the arts react to recent gains in professional world January 26, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Student performers found the entertainment industry to be a more viable career option following increased Asian-American representation. read more » Impeachment is symbolism for rejection of injustice January 26, 2020 — by Anouk Yeh Why Trump’s impeachment was absolutely necessary. read more » Speech and debate travels across the U.S. collecting bids November 22, 2019 — by Anouk Yeh and Harshini Velchamy Speech and debate team sees success in past few travel tournaments. read more » Political double standard emerges in Canadian election November 21, 2019 — by Anouk Yeh Analyzing media and public backlash after Trudeau’s blackface scandal. read more » Top 10 Ways to be Thankful November 15, 2019 — by Tiffany Wang and Anouk Yeh This says something about the story that is new and different from the headline. read more » Lessons learned from teachers and staff November 15, 2019 — by Anouk Yeh and Tiffany Wang Adults on campus share the wisdom they’ve gained to students. read more » I got the horses in the back (page) November 15, 2019 — by Anouk Yeh Why horseback riding isn’t as easy as you think. read more » Tik Tok Famous: not as easy as it looks November 15, 2019 — by Apurva Chakravarthy and Anouk Yeh Trying to go viral on the new popular app proves futile but fun is guaranteed. read more » Working mothers evaluate the implications of their choice of parenthood October 28, 2019 — by Anouk Yeh Motherhood looks different for each individual read more » Pumpkin Patch: fun for fall October 17, 2019 — by Anouk Yeh and Apurva Chakravarthy Falcon reporters spend a day in a popular fall hangout spot. read more » Folklore Dancer connects with her culture through conventions and performances October 17, 2019 — by Anouk Yeh and Shama Gupta Freshman Magdalena Mendoza excels in traditional style of dance. read more » Speech and debate team off to a successful start October 15, 2019 — by Anouk Yeh and Harshini Velchamy Speech and debate begins season triumphantly and hopes to continue its winning streak. read more » Dig deeper and Kamala Harris isn’t the candidate she portrays October 15, 2019 — by Anouk Yeh Senator Harris’s past records as SF district attorney and CA attorney general are glaring warnings we can’t overlook. read more » Should athletes just shut up and play? October 15, 2019 — by Anouk Yeh and Apurva Chakravarthy Should professional athletes keep political opinions off the court? read more » After hilly meet at Crystal Springs, girls’ cross country team sees promising future October 15, 2019 — by Anouk Yeh and Angelina Chen Hilly terrain causes girls’ cross country team to adapt and overcome challenges. read more » After yet more coaching changes, speech and debate team strives to maintain national standing September 11, 2019 — by Anouk Yeh and Harshini Velchamy The speech and debate team hopes to keep the momentum of the program going while dealing with the transition of coaching staff. read more » From the newsroom to the classroom: New U.S. History teacher discusses unique career changes September 11, 2019 — by Manasi Garg and Anouk Yeh New U.S. History teacher Michael Betz talks about his journalism career and how it has affected his teaching. read more » #RickyRenuncia: My experience in a post-Rossello Puerto Rico September 11, 2019 — by Anouk Yeh Student who served at the International Congress of Youth Voices in Puerto Rico recounts experience there and evaluates the symbolism of Ricardo Rossello’s resignation. read more » Costa Rica trip proves to be a fun and enriching experience September 11, 2019 — by Anouk Yeh 18 students travel to Costa Rica on an environmental conservation trip. read more » Unraveling freshman myths September 9, 2019 — by Apurva Chakravarthy and Anouk Yeh Four freshmen share the myths and expectations about high school before entering freshman year. read more » New team mindset foreshadows a successful girls’ cross country season September 9, 2019 — by Angelina Chen and Anouk Yeh Strong dedication and abundance of young talent point to a successful girls cross country season. read more » Visuals by Anouk March 18, 2022: Senior reflects on year as Santa Clara County’s first Youth Poet Laureate Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. 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