Softball: Falcons lose in CCS quarterfinals after achieving 9-3 league record May 31, 2023 — by Divya Vadlakonda and Beverly Xu Despite losing last year’s star seniors — Arya Taymuree, Morgan Curtis and Erin Wu — the softball team came together for a stronger season than any of them expected. read more » Aides are the backbone of the school’s special education program — but hiring enough to meet needs has become difficult May 26, 2023 — by Divya Vadlakonda Since the start of the pandemic, a tight labor market has left the program scrambling to meet the needs of its students. read more » AP 2D and 3D Art and Design to be offered next year May 24, 2023 — by Divya Vadlakonda The AP courses will be offered as sections of pre-existing Art and Ceramics courses, and will allow advanced student artists to deepen their knowledge of what can be created on 2- and 3-dimensional surfaces. read more » Orchestra again accepted into renowned Midwest Clinic in Chicago May 23, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi and Divya Vadlakonda The school’s highest orchestra ensemble, Saratoga Strings, is one of six string ensembles partaking in the 77th international band, orchestra and music conference. read more » ASL: a language that deserves to be taught more widely May 23, 2023 — by Divya Vadlakonda The addition of a sign language course is one of many that schools should make in order to reduce the stigma surrounding the hearing impaired, starting with its addition to the school’s language department. read more » Confessions of a concession stand connoisseur May 22, 2023 — by Divya Vadlakonda Armed with a refreshing drink, a mouthwatering snack and a bag of sweet candy, I am unstoppable. read more » Studying the stars: finding out if my personality was developed or divined March 30, 2023 — by Divya Vadlakonda I dissected my “big three” placements to see if the stars have my personality down. read more » Students raise funds to provide relief to victims of Turkey earthquake March 30, 2023 — by Divya Vadlakonda Sophomore Yusuf Tokuz, junior Zeyneb Kaya and senior Zeynep Tokuz set up a GoFundMe to support earthquake survivors. read more » 100-word rant: Sequestering phones in class is pointless March 30, 2023 — by Divya Vadlakonda Our cellphones should remain with us for the sake of retaining our autonomy. read more » With alternating casts, drama leaps into ‘Mamma Mia!’ March 30, 2023 — by Lena Aribi, Anamika Anand and Divya Vadlakonda The spring musical is expected to sell out due to its popularity, lighthearted storyline and captivating soundtrack. read more » ‘Bojack Horseman’ is hilarious, introspective and absolutely worth watching March 26, 2023 — by Divya Vadlakonda The satirical show explores themes such as self esteem, sexuality and mental illness. 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 » Staff editorial: Policies on academic integrity need updating, clarifying February 13, 2023 — by William Norwood and Divya Vadlakonda The Academic Integrity Violation Policy requires an update and a solid definition of cheating. read more » Alumnus trains for national-level badminton events and plans to return as guest coach February 12, 2023 — by Divya Vadlakonda Class of ‘22 alumnus Adrian Mar reflects on his lifestyle and ongoing enthusiasm for the sport since graduating last year. read more » School board requests bids for solar panel projects February 12, 2023 — by William Norwood and Divya Vadlakonda The board has made plans to issue a request for proposal by the end of February. read more » Green Committee hopes to spark on-campus change through Spirit of Recycling clothing drive February 3, 2023 — by Divya Vadlakonda The committee aims to introduce a more environmentally friendly option for unneeded school merchandise. 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 » Student productions give Drama 4 Honors seniors chance to expand their skill set December 8, 2022 — by Divya Vadlakonda Seniors Ananya Gupta and Anastasia Ramirez directed “Laundry and Bourbon” and “Who Made Robert de Niro the King of America” as part of a directing project. read more » For players, ice hockey provides escape, excitement December 8, 2022 — by Divya Vadlakonda Senior Jenny Campbell and junior Matthew Zhang reflect on how playing the sports has impacted their lives. read more » Intro to Digital Animation course teaches fascinating concepts and provides students an artistic outlet December 6, 2022 — by Divya Vadlakonda The course allows students to express their creativity while teaching them new skills such as character design and rotoscoping. read more » After-school snack connoisseurs point out their top choices December 1, 2022 — by Divya Vadlakonda and Kevin Yang A comprehensive summary of all the snacks that will satisfy your burning post school hunger. 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 » Greek life should be heavily regulated, if not eliminated entirely November 11, 2022 — by Divya Vadlakonda and Beverly Xu The hazing and alcoholism found at Greek life organizations endanger university students. read more » An ode to fall clothing October 19, 2022 — by Divya Vadlakonda In the context of fall clothing, the hoodie is unrivaled. read more » Girls’ volleyball ends season on high note October 19, 2022 — by Divya Vadlakonda and Maggie Zeng Players reflect on the team’s advancement and their future with the loss of many graduating seniors. read more » Marvel’s Phase 4 blunders spiral into formulaic cinema October 18, 2022 — by Divya Vadlakonda Latest Marvel releases like “She-Hulk” provide insight into the future of the cinematic universe. read more » Playing both club and school volleyball, freshman grows in her skills October 18, 2022 — by Divya Vadlakonda After picking up the sport as a hobby in middle school, freshman Jena Lew has expanded to playing club volleyball alongside the school team. read more » The real deal behind lol and lmao September 23, 2022 — by Beverly Xu and Divya Vadlakonda The meaning of everyday slang we use to text can no longer be found in what they supposedly stand for. read more » Former athletic trainer Liz Alves returns to campus as P.E. teacher September 21, 2022 — by Sarah Thomas and Divya Vadlakonda Alves is working to become familiarized with the P.E. curriculum, returning after a year leave with high hopes for the program. read more » With a strong start, girls’ volleyball hopes to improve team chemistry September 21, 2022 — by Maggie Zeng and Divya Vadlakonda With some injuries and two players leaving, players look to increase familiarity with teammates. read more » ‘Stranger Things’ Season 4: The beginning of the end lives up to its hype September 21, 2022 — by Divya Vadlakonda The anticipated installment failed some of the show’s original actors, but finds unexpected success in others. 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 » Visuals by Divya May 26, 2023: Aides are the backbone of the school’s special education program — but hiring enough to meet needs has become difficult CBI general aide Terry Douglass assists a student while they practice writing an email about their schedule for the day. May 24, 2023: AP 2D and 3D Art and Design to be offered next year Students will be able to use a variety of mediums, setting it apart from other art courses. May 23, 2023: ASL: a language that deserves to be taught more widely ASL courses should be made more mainstream in schools. May 22, 2023: Confessions of a concession stand connoisseur My concession stand essentials. April 3, 2023: Class officer elections see an increase in candidates, rare runoff race Students used their devices to vote for class office elections. September 21, 2022: With a strong start, girls’ volleyball hopes to improve team chemistry Senior Noor Khan serves during a game against King’s Academy on Sept. 7. Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.