‘Parasite’ win is a step forward for Asian diversity March 21, 2020 — by Elaine Toh After winning at the Academy Awards, the South Korean film makes a mark in film history. read more » Movies through the decade January 26, 2020 — by Elaine Toh Favorite and well-known movies of the 2010s. read more » Class of 2020 has record 51 National Merit Semifinalists September 11, 2019 — by Elaine Toh and Oliver Ye Previous school record was 40 in 2018. read more » Nguyen to depart SHS after more than a decade May 29, 2019 — by Jeffrey Ma, Elaine Toh and Ananya Vadlakonda English teacher opts to move back to home state to be closer to family, elderly mother read more » Juniors honored for achievements at annual ceremony May 23, 2019 — by Elaine Toh Teachers award selected students in their given subject areas read more » AV Technician decides to retire after 26 years at school May 2, 2019 — by Elaine Toh Technician Gordon Blancett says he will miss the school but looks forward to his next life read more » As new student center approaches completion, school looks to other projects January 30, 2019 — by Elaine Toh and Ananya Vadlakonda School is left with $17 million left in the Measure E fund, to explore with other projects. read more » College bound: Seniors react to early admission decisions January 28, 2019 — by Elaine Toh and Jeffrey Xu ED and EA students reflect on their reactions to acceptances, what they will do. read more » Plastic, battery-powered ‘instrument’ proves difficult to master November 27, 2018 — by Jeffrey Ma and Elaine Toh Reporters describe an interesting instrument read more » Thermond Drama Center, named after impactful parent, continues to nourish student growth November 26, 2018 — by Marisa Kingsley and Elaine Toh The Thermond Drama Center was renamed from the Little Theater in 2011 to honor drama teacher Sarah Thermond's mother's contributions to the drama program. read more » Classes to be disrupted by next week’s Breaking down the Walls program, but organizers expect big benefits for students October 15, 2018 — by Elaine Toh and Muthu Palaniappan New breaking down of walls event will take place on the week of Oct. 22 read more » Students participate in art summer programs October 15, 2018 — by Elaine Toh and Jeffrey Xu Students participate in art programs over the course of the summer. read more » Halloween: distraction from stress for some but nuisance to others October 12, 2018 — by Jeffrey Ma and Elaine Toh Students and teachers talk about their various perceptions of Halloween. read more » Biology teacher returns to teach at her alma mater after 16 years September 10, 2018 — by Elaine Toh and Jeffrey Xu SHS Alumna Jennifer Lee returns to teach Biology. read more » Junior reflects on lack of attempt to get license September 10, 2018 — by Elaine Toh Junior talks about experience getting driver's license read more » ‘Narnia’: not a terrible Homecoming theme September 4, 2018 — by Elaine Toh Reporter Discusses "The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe" and its virtues as a Homecoming theme. read more » As teen JUULing culture proliferates, administrators take steps to curb addictive habit May 9, 2018 — by Elaine Toh and Ananya Vadlakonda Reporters discuss recent trend of "JUULing" and the administrations' attempts to fight it. read more » Being Kyle Wang: an impossible task May 9, 2018 — by Elaine Toh Reporter attempts to act exactly like Editor in Chief for a day. read more » Benefit honors former activities director March 20, 2018 — by Ashley Feng and Elaine Toh Benefit Fashion Show reaches record participation with over 200 student models. read more » Student starts fundraising effort to help math teacher’s wife March 20, 2018 — by Elaine Toh and Ananya Vadlakonda Undiagnosed diseases prevent math teacher's wife from traveling and pursuing passion for the outdoors. read more » Parkland shooting raises questions about school security, incites student action March 20, 2018 — by Elaine Fan and Elaine Toh Student activist encourages students to go beyond protests and chants to further involve themselves in politics through letter writing campaigns. read more » Korean Suneung test determines students’ future March 15, 2018 — by Elaine Toh Sophomore Elaine Toh compares the Korean college scholatic ability test to the American SAT and ACT and decribes her mother's experience with it read more » #Enough walkout encourages student activism March 15, 2018 — by Elaine Fan and Elaine Toh Saratoga's student-lead walkout has joined thousands of other walkouts across the nation to increase student activism and advocate for congressional action in light of recent Parkland Shooting. read more » School plans to use remaining Measure E funds for additional renovations, but a new gym won’t be among them March 15, 2018 — by Elaine Toh and Ananya Vadlakonda School allocation of Measure E funds to renovate and modernize buildings fell short in improving sports facilities. read more » Recent scandals beg the question: Can we separate the art from the artist? January 29, 2018 — by Victor Liu, Elaine Toh and Kyle Wang Despite allegations of sexual harassment in the film industry, actors' profits remain unaffected. read more » New administrative assistant joins guidance team January 29, 2018 — by Elaine Toh and Rahul Vadlakonda New administrative assistant organizes PSAT, AP testing, and student scholarships. read more » Work on new Student Center in 800 wing begins January 29, 2018 — by Elaine Toh and Ananya Vadlakonda New student and wellness center anticipated to be completed by 2019. read more » Senior embraces her culture through fashion January 25, 2018 — by Elaine Toh and Sophia Zivanic Senior Kristine Chow opts to wear traditional Taiwanese clothes to school dances instead of mainstream American dresses. read more » Feeding into the desire for food – a guide to cope with late night snacking January 25, 2018 — by David Koh and Elaine Toh Despite its soothing effect, irresponsible and habitual late night snacking can result in long term harms. read more » Freshmen year serves as an awkward transition January 23, 2018 — by Elaine Toh Sophomore Elaine Toh recounts the difference between first and second semester in her freshmen year read more » Madronia Cemetery preserves Saratoga’s stories December 6, 2017 — by Krithi Sankar and Elaine Toh Madronia cemetary serves as a final resting place for Saratoga residents, including notable individuals like Mary Ann Day Brown and Riley Septimus Moultrie read more » Crime rates fall after residents, deputies make changes November 28, 2017 — by Elaine Toh and Callia Yuan The recent increase in Neighborhood Watch groups has caused a 50% decrease in crime. read more » Physics teacher earns legendary status November 28, 2017 — by Elaine Toh and Ananya Vadlakonda Physics teacher utilizes anecdotes, labs, and traditions to enliven and engage students. 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 » Chen and Morelle join the Sharks October 19, 2017 — by Jay Kim and Elaine Toh Teachers add Shark Tank projects to their curriculum to encourage student entrepreneurship. read more » Era of technology highlights library significance October 19, 2017 — by Elaine Toh Librarian Kevin Heyman has worked hard to modernize the library by bringing in new resources such as databases. 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 » Disney’s new ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ ride creates entertaining experience September 27, 2017 — by Elaine Toh Sophomore details her recent experiences at Disneyland. read more » Rally commission introduces trophy, point system September 5, 2017 — by Elaine Toh and Ananya Vadlakonda Winning class will keep the trophy until the next rally. read more » Popularity leads to expansion of tutoring center with new resources September 1, 2017 — by Ananya Vadlakonda and Elaine Toh Revamped tutoring center can accommodate and provide services to more students after expansion. read more » New World History teacher demonstrates skill of veteran teacher August 31, 2017 — by Elaine Toh and Katherine Zhou Student-teacher hired and utilizes skills picked up through observing teachers. read more » Visuals by Elaine September 27, 2017: Disney’s new ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ ride creates entertaining experience Sophomore Elaine Toh and her sisters conquer the new Guardians of the Galaxy ride at Disneyland. 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