Pretty Little Liars ‘Perfectionists’ spinoff surprises fans April 26, 2019 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia "Perfectionists", a spinoff of "Pretty Little Liars", gains popularity among fans of the original show. read more » Shooting for the Stars: how the astronomy club came to be January 30, 2019 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia New astronomy club looks to expand members read more » Laid-back break beats all January 30, 2019 — by Ava Hooman eniore enjoys winter break as an opportunity to catch up on work. read more » Seniors express themselves through becoming SoundCloud rappers January 24, 2019 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Seniors Rohan Pandey and David Koh have created Soundcloud Rap Group "Anime Samurai" and have begun writing and releasing lyrics. read more » Seniors prepare for extreme shopping venture January 22, 2019 — by Ava Hooman, Esha Lakhotia and Muthu Palaniappan Reporters attempt to survive shopping at a Black Friday Warehouse Sale at Brandy Melville. read more » Girls’ soccer steps onto pitch with youthful players December 4, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia With few veteran players, senior forward Jennah El-Ashmawi is still looking to recruit more players to fill the empty spots. read more » ‘Wreck it Ralph’ sequel truly does break the internet November 27, 2018 — by Ava Hooman Reporter feels cameos and references cover up emotional aspects of new movie read more » Attempting to make our favorite drink November 14, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Reporters try to make Boba and discover that it's harder than it looks. read more » Highly ranked squash player lands at Brown, after all November 14, 2018 — by Ava Hooman Senior Esha Lakhotia was inspired to pursue the sport by her older sister. read more » Isolated downtown restaurant worthy of praise November 14, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Muthu Palaniappan Indo Cafe in Downtown Saratoga is an amazing Hole-In-The-Wall restaurant. read more » Juniors recall the perks and struggles of twinhood October 25, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Juniors Ava and Neda Riazat explore the unique benefits of being identical twins. Although they share nearly the same appearance, each has her own unique personality. read more » The moment I spilled coffee all over my teacher’s desk October 25, 2018 — by Ava Hooman Reporter accidentally knocks coffee over teacher's desk while reaching for the stapler during a summer geometry class at Archbishop Mitty. read more » Local YouTuber becomes one of the most popular creators October 11, 2018 — by Ava Hooman Youtuber Emma Chamberlain rises quickly for her relatability and her self-deprecating content. read more » New Wi-Fi system allows greater ease of use October 10, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Administration retools school Wi-Fi system. read more » Cafes offer varying qualities as places to study October 10, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Reporters look at various study spots. read more » Top 10 ways to make new friends this school year September 12, 2018 — by Ava Hooman Do you need help making friends this year? read more » Coding by the Bay: Senior crafts an app at summer program September 10, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Saratoga High Student attends coding camp during summer vacation. read more » Alum goes full time in music industry May 30, 2018 — by Daniel Bessonov and Ava Hooman Julius Woods begins Lucid Monday events — a project that started at SHS. read more » The raw truth behind the juice cleanse May 30, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Reporters try doing a juice cleanse, find mixed results. read more » Sophomores combine their talents to help politically active youth through app May 25, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Two sophomores create ViRally, an app that helps people find rallies and protests. read more » The raw truth behind the juice cleanse May 23, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Reporters try juice cleanse and find mixed results. read more » Connecting ‘Truth or Dare’ to ‘The Purge’ May 23, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Reporters discuss movies that don't require amazing acting or plot to still be entertaining. read more » Reporters try a monthly makeup subscription treatment May 23, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Reporters try makeup subscription service Ipsy. read more » Orre pursues his passion for teaching from childhood April 2, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Reporters interview Mr. Orre to see how he came into the path of teaching. read more » Attempting to play an uncommon sport April 2, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Muthu Palaniappan Two unexperienced reporters play squash for the first time. read more » As colleges send acceptances, seniors face tough decisions April 1, 2018 — by Aaron Choi and Ava Hooman Senior Dean Stratakos, the school’s No. 1 player on the boys’ tennis team, said that academic rigor and athletics are the main factors he is considering. read more » Top 10 April fools pranks April 1, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Jay Kim April fools prank ideas read more » Mock trial does not advance past first round in county competition February 13, 2018 — by Ava Hooman Having won only one of its four matches, the 16 members of the mock trial team didn’t advance past the first round of the annual county competition. read more » Famous athletes make statements with their clothing February 8, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Jeffrey Xu Besides playing a huge role in influencing modern fashion trends, athletes are now also using their fashion to make personal statements. read more » 100-word rant: Dear People… who don’t put the school laptops in the right slot February 8, 2018 — by Ava Hooman They are all labeled so the school can easily track each one in case of anything happening to one of them. read more » Culture clubs host Lunar New Year celebration February 8, 2018 — by Ava Hooman and Chelsea Leung Practices occur during every lunch or tutorial in the orchestra room, which is especially useful for its large space and mirror. Uenaka said that overall, practices have been going well, with around 10 coming each day. read more » Upperclassmen share study techniques for finals week December 18, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Juniors and seniors share some of the their favorite ways to study. read more » Top 10 things to do over Winter Break December 11, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Pranav Ahuja Go see the new Star Wars movie with a date. No one wants to spend the break Han SOLO. read more » Drama majors face unique college application process December 11, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Aaron Choi The mass auditions are a social gathering for aspiring actors around the nation as well as a significant opportunity to forge relations with college representatives. read more » The shock of finding out the cost of ridiculously expensive items December 9, 2017 — by Ava Hooman Some of the most simple items are also sold for the most shocking prices. A simple black T-shirt is sold for hundreds of dollars solely from the designer logo it has placed on the center of the shirt. read more » Motorcyclists ride to school every day December 9, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Castren bought his motorcycle from Craigslist and practiced for about a month after he passed his permit test and took a mandatory riding course. read more » Dance commission struggles with low budget November 1, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Patrick Li The dance commission is seeking to raise money to help pay for the Winter Formal in December. read more » The emotional life lesson I experienced watching ‘Star Wars’ October 27, 2017 — by Ava Hooman Columnist recalls a movie that changed her life, read more » Club Day — now Club Fair — changed for the better October 12, 2017 — by Ava Hooman Junior shares her opinion on this year's new Club Fair system. read more » Juniors blast into Homecoming preparations September 18, 2017 — by Ava Hooman The officers hope to either make or get Delorean, the car from “Back to the Future,” and they are incorporating electronic music for their dances to give an ‘80s vibe. read more » Reporters recall their FLASHING day at Comic Con September 17, 2017 — by Ava Hooman, Esha Lakhotia and Muthu Palaniappan The trio tried to sneak into Gustin’s meet and greet session when they saw that there wasn't high security around it, but gave up and left the area read more » Disappointing end to long awaited finale for ‘Pretty Little Liars’ September 15, 2017 — by Ava Hooman Columnist rants how the PLL series finale should have played out. read more » 100-word rant: California isn’t all beaches September 14, 2017 — by Ava Hooman California escapes stereotypes of sunny beaches and awesome weather. read more » Alumnus shows promise in entertainment field May 30, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Muthu Palaniappan 2011 alumnus David Mandell was nervous as he walked up to renowned actor Kevin Pollak. In Mandell’s hands was a script that he had been working for the past several months. read more » The history behind History Day: an opportunity for students to express their passions May 26, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Reporters cover students who participated in history day, and the reason behind the event. read more » STEAM Club introduces new way of learning May 24, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Patrick Li STEAM club aims to help less privileged students learn science. read more » The upside of typecast actors in Hollywood May 21, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Typecasting boosts actors’ careers, and attracts the same reliable audience, ensuring a high grossing movie and success for some actors, while being non type cast helps other actors fit into any role they are assigned to. read more » Deflated and discouraged by flat tire on the Golden Gate Bridge May 8, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Muthu Palaniappan Reporters get stranded on the golden gate bridge, as their limo breaks down. read more » Boycotting United Airlines will send strong message May 3, 2017 — by Ava Hooman Sophomore's opinion on recent United Airlines incident. read more » Trying out Chipotle hacks to get more greens and beans April 28, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Daniel Bessonov Sophomores test Buzzfeed 'hacks' to get more food for the same price. read more » Sophomore gets appendicitis during annual Mexico trip March 22, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Esha Lakhotia Sophomore Jules Ducrot got an even more memorable experience than he could have ever dreamed when he went on the annual February break trip to Cuernavaca, Mexico. read more » Our most embarrassing moment: getting kicked out of the theater March 18, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Muthu Palaniappan Sophomores share experience trying to sneak into R-rated movie: "Ted 2." read more » SHS Spanish classes provide a smooth transition to college-level courses February 6, 2017 — by Eleanor Goh and Ava Hooman Grads discuss where they got their start in a foreign language. read more » Boring eaters crave more exotic foods February 4, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Muthu Palaniappan Sophomores attempt to eat exotic Japanese foods. read more » Cleveland Karma on the rise; Warriors at an advantage for next year January 19, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Ryan Kim Just as the Cubs were able to win the World Series against all odds, the Warriors seem to have an advantage this year. read more » College Bound: seniors plan to major in product design December 4, 2016 — by Ava Hooman and Ami Nachiappan Senior plans on going into product design read more » Catching a flight to Cairo: Sophomore’s trip across the world September 27, 2016 — by Ava Hooman and Sophie Zivanic Looking out over the large city bustling with the noise of street vendors and shoppers, sophomore Jennah El-Ashmawi immediately knew that she was going to have an exciting and action-packed four weeks. read more » Freshman steps up to account for tight Homecoming deadlines September 22, 2016 — by Ava Hooman and Alexandra Li When the freshman class realized that Homecoming was going to be at the end of September — weeks earlier than last year’s Homecoming date — and the other grades had already started preparing, they feared that they wouldn’t finish on time. Without an elected class office over the summer, freshman Sonali Shanbhag stepped up to put the framework for Homecoming in place. read more » Oscar-winning animation explodes with stereotypes September 22, 2016 — by Ava Hooman My unquestionable love for the Disney movie "Aladdin" began to waver when I rewatched the film recently, realizing how Disney weaved some rather controversial topics into the classic tale. As a 4-year-old, I skipped past them, but these implications have been increasingly apparent as I’ve gotten older. read more » Visuals by Ava November 28, 2017: Wrestling team looks to increase participation September 13, 2017: Another large freshman class enrolls at SHS Freshmen officers Emily Choi and Arnav Mungal discuss during freshmen night. Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.