Senior finds success through competitive Pokémon April 22, 2019 — by Sofia Jones and Connie Liang Senior Raghav Malaviya has spent the last few years devoted to Pokémon video games, and his passion has taken him around the globe for competitions. read more » Local study spots in need of late-night hours April 22, 2019 — by Connie Liang Early closing times of library and other establishments problematic for students. read more » Winter percussion team enjoys successful season April 1, 2019 — by Sofia Jones and Connie Liang Despite many new members and staff, the team went on to place first multiple times. read more » Badminton returns to De Anza League March 28, 2019 — by Connie Liang and Sherrie Shen Falcons hope to succeed in the more competitive division with their new coach. read more » Teachers and the Trump Era March 27, 2019 — by Connie Liang and Siva Sambasivam US History and Gov educators find various ways to handle the necessity of teaching current events read more » Is second-semester burnout real? February 14, 2019 — by Connie Liang Students say they struggle to maintain motivation in last stretch of school year read more » Winter Guard kicks off season with new shows and staff February 14, 2019 — by Sofia Jones and Connie Liang Varsity and JV pursue contrasting themes of ambiguity and happiness read more » It’s a f-ACT: ACT tops SAT as superior admissions test February 12, 2019 — by Connie Liang Simplicity and straightforwardness is key in boosting the ACT, traditionally the underdog, past the College Board's SAT read more » Time is up. We need to start caring about the environment. February 12, 2019 — by Connie Liang Youth should be on forefront of environmental advocacy read more » Junior develops app to aid healthy sleep December 12, 2018 — by Connie Liang and Kevin Sze Sidney Hough is inspired to make Slumberbug after seeing her classmates and friends struggling in the morning read more » Orchestra will travel to Chicago to perform at The MidWest Clinic during finals week December 11, 2018 — by Sofia Jones and Connie Liang The Saratoga Strings ensemble auditioned and competed to be given the opportunity to travel to the Midwest Clinic in Chicago to perform their repertoire. read more » ‘In My Feelings’ dance challenge provides valuable lesson about enjoying the moment November 27, 2018 — by Connie Liang Reporter describes popular dance challenge read more » Marching band prepares to wrap up after a successful season October 30, 2018 — by Sofia Jones and Connie Liang Marching band utilizes more leg visuals to place first at the Foothill Band Review on Oct. 27 after a disappointing fifth place the week before. read more » A theater for all: McAfee rentals encourage community enrichment October 29, 2018 — by Connie Liang The McAfee center, originally created to revamp the drama program, attracts organizations looking for a venue, bringing the community together in the process. read more » Changes to band leadership yield mixed responses September 27, 2018 — by Sofia Jones and Connie Liang Marching band adjusting to new changes in management, tries to strengthen upperclassmen and underclassmen relationships. read more » Leaked albums irritate artists, may boost album sales September 24, 2018 — by Angelina Chen and Connie Liang Reporters weigh the ethical issues of leaked songs. read more » Homecoming: Sophomores overcome tight deadlines to produce punny performance September 23, 2018 — by Connie Liang The music stopped playing for the K pop dancers, but they kept the performance going. read more » Newly installed 4-way stop in downtown met with dispute May 30, 2018 — by Connie Liang A newly installed four-way stop in Downtown Saratoga has been met with both praise and criticism. read more » Staying up late, waking up late acceptable to certain extent May 30, 2018 — by Connie Liang Reporter stays up late as an experiment, finds it to be beneficial at times. read more » Swimming: Varsity girls place fourth at League Finals May 9, 2018 — by Connie Liang and Kaylene Morrison Varsity Girls' Swimming places fourth in Finals. read more » Computer science club hosts first-ever competition May 7, 2018 — by Connie Liang The computer science club hosted its first competition on April 22 aimed at challenging high school students from around the Bay Area in solving complicated algorithmic programming questions. read more » Juniors beat seniors to clinch championship in annual Powderpuff tournament April 16, 2018 — by Connie Liang Pickard scores winning touchdown for the juniors read more » XuBin Liu adjusts to new country and school environment March 26, 2018 — by Connie Liang and Mathew Luo China transfer student adjusts to freedom and a new kind of academic pressure read more » Minorities in the Bay form communities to exchange produce March 24, 2018 — by Colleen Feng and Connie Liang Lack of easy access to Asian delicacies prompts a creative local to start a website that offers a wide range of authentic Chinese foods read more » Hero Club and Chinese Club collaborate to deliver care packages in SF March 20, 2018 — by Lina Kim and Connie Liang HERO and Chinese Clubs collaborate to provide aid to the homeless in the Tenderloin district. read more » Speech and debate presence on campus outweighs that of mock trial March 20, 2018 — by Connie Liang Speech and debate offers opportunities to learn about and research a wide range of topics. read more » Freshmen fill and strengthen team March 20, 2018 — by Connie Liang and Kaylene Morrison Freshman swimmer feels the pressure to fill in her sister's footsteps. read more » Giving it a whirl: Junior twins find joy in color guard March 15, 2018 — by Connie Liang Color guard awards Miya and Kimi Uenaka with fun, good memeories and life skills. read more » Noise in library and tutoring center during tutorials defeats purpose of facilities March 15, 2018 — by Connie Liang Despite its purpose of being a quiet place for students to study and work, the library is often filled with distractions during tutorial. read more » Bringing color into the lives of the children in Nepal January 25, 2018 — by Connie Liang and Vivien Zhang Sophomore participates in internship program to provide refurbishment and services to schools and children in Nepal. read more » Off-season, on the grind January 25, 2018 — by Connie Liang Student athletes spend off-season time conditioning and preparing for the next season. read more » Rap culture’s prescription drug glorification harmful to listeners January 24, 2018 — by Jayne Zhou and Connie Liang People might not realize the affect that an artists' words have on listeners, but when artists advocate for things such as prescription drugs, it sends listeners a message that they are okay to abuse. read more » Students find mumble rap’s beats to be on par with lyrical rap’s bars January 17, 2018 — by Connie Liang and Alex Wang Although mumble rap has been denounced for lack of lyrics and inauthecity by critics, many enjoy the heard beates associated with the style read more » Winter Formal askings this year less grand than usual November 30, 2017 — by Connie Liang and Sandhya Sundaram This year's poster and flowers askings contrast with extravagant ones from previous years read more » Learning to swim past the aspiration to succeed November 17, 2017 — by Connie Liang Sophomore Connie Liang urges her younger self to drown out the desire for competitive success in swimming and focus on the sport itself read more » Bullet journal not your days but your dreams November 16, 2017 — by Connie Liang and Sanjana Melkote Reporters try out bullet journaling as a method of destressing. read more » New village chocolate shop thriving November 16, 2017 — by Connie Liang and Anna Novoselov Plumed Horse Chocolaterie attracts customers with delicious flavors and intricate designs read more » World-renowned photographer’s MAP presentation inspires students November 16, 2017 — by Connie Liang Olympic photographer shares journey from low-profile photography to professional photography with students. read more » Closing of local Gene’s Fine Foods upsets loyal patrons October 19, 2017 — by Connie Liang and Victor Liu After 47 years, local market announces its closure following Amazon's new partnership with Whole Foods. read more » K-fashion craze strong in U.S. October 18, 2017 — by Connie Liang and Olivia Lu Walking down the streets of Hongdae in Seoul, the center of South Korea’s youthful nightlife, senior Daniel Ryu was surrounded by Korean urban street art and underground music; however, most of the people he saw were wearing American streetwear brands like Stussy, Supreme, Obey, Vans and Nike. read more » PSA’s October 17, 2017 — by Connie Liang, Sandhya Sundaram, Howard Tang, Elaine Toh, Rahul Vadlakonda, Reporters share their pet peeves at school. read more » Parents tracking kids’ internet activities met with mixed reactions October 17, 2017 — by Connie Liang and Phoebe Wang Tracking and limiting childrens' screen time has both benefits and harms. read more » Students flourish in Middle College environment October 12, 2017 — by Connie Liang and Elaine Sun Middle college program offers students freedom and increased variety of classes. read more » New to SHS, sophomore finds a welcoming environment September 5, 2017 — by Connie Liang Sophomore moves from Louisiana to the Bay Area before settling in Saratoga. read more » New school year brings new entrance September 5, 2017 — by Connie Liang and Annissa Mu New feature proves popular with students, staff and community members. read more » 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