Crafting club provides haven for relaxation February 8, 2024 — by Sasha Prasad and Emily Wu Members participate in various crafting activities such as origami and crocheting during weekly club meetings. read more » Speak Up for Change assembly: Students and staff discuss healing by seeking help, body dysmorphia, pursuing passions January 27, 2024 — by Mitchell Chen, Andrew Lin and Emily Wu Chemistry honors teacher Kathy Nakamatsu and juniors Aiden Chen, Angie Chen and Amy Pan talk about their personal struggles and how they navigated them. read more » Friends pool talents to create jewelry-making non-profit December 7, 2023 — by Emily Wu Junior Rani Khanna and senior Sanjoli Gupta sell jewelry on Etsy and donate all proceeds to the Santa Cruz Disaster Fund. read more » Wellness Center reopens under new coordinator December 7, 2023 — by Amy Miao and Emily Wu Thea Widmer hopes to ensure students always have access to wellness resources. read more » Science Bowl, seeking a repeat of recent successes, adjusts to loss of graduated seniors December 5, 2023 — by Sasha Prasad and Emily Wu The team has begun intensifying its practices and encouraging new members to prepare for the competition season. read more » In her gap year, alumna becomes reporter in Morocco and learns real-world lessons December 4, 2023 — by Amy Miao and Emily Wu After graduating from the school's newspaper, The Saratoga Falcon, Class of ‘22 alumna Selina Chen continued her journey as a journalist in Morocco and now at Oxford University. read more » Music Boosters cookie dough fundraiser raises $10k+ December 3, 2023 — by Amy Miao and Emily Wu This year’s annual cookie dough fundraiser had an increase in sales, selling 1,250 items compared to the 945 sold the previous year. read more » Long-term substitute AP Computer Science teacher hired December 3, 2023 — by Shirina Cao and Emily Wu Substitute teacher Siddhartha Punj has taken over Thomas Wang’s APCS classes during his 3 month paternity leave. read more » Cis-gender men crashing the 2023 Grace Hopper Conference serves as a dangerous reminder of the tech industry’s gender imbalance December 1, 2023 — by Amy Miao and Emily Wu Men claimed job opportunities specifically provided for female and non-binary attendees at the Grace Hopper Conference, an event designed to promote inclusivity for minority groups in the tech industry. read more » Arm Wrestling Club seeks to boost popularity of the unconventional sport November 6, 2023 — by Sasha Prasad and Emily Wu The club promotes safe arm wrestling and emphasizes the importance of using proper technique. read more » Ceramics gives students creative freedom and hopes to recover from recent loss of interest November 6, 2023 — by Shirina Cao and Emily Wu Period 3 and 5 ceramics classes combine Ceramics 1, 2 and 3, and AP 3D Art and Design in one classroom, allowing students to learn from others and explore the art form. read more » Sophomore wins bronze with national team at the 2023 Artistic Swimming World Championships October 18, 2023 — by Amy Miao and Emily Wu Sophia Tsives qualified for the Youth USA National Team for artistic swimming and traveled to Greece in late August to compete at the World Championships. read more » Knit For Needs supports community through shelter donations September 29, 2023 — by Sasha Prasad and Emily Wu The club plans to donate projects made by members to homeless shelters and hospitals, helping the community while also spreading the art of knitting. read more » New ASSIST therapist provides support to struggling students September 29, 2023 — by Natalie Chua and Emily Wu ASSIST therapist Vicky Tamashiro hopes to help students who need emotional support reach personal goals through weekly counseling. read more » Visuals by Emily December 7, 2023: Wellness Center reopens under new coordinator New Wellness Center coordinator Thea Widmer works at a desk and checks in with students as they arrive on Nov. 27. December 3, 2023: Long-term substitute AP Computer Science teacher hired Substitute teacher Siddhartha Punj explains key coding vocabulary during an AP Computer Science lesson on Nov. 27. November 6, 2023: Ceramics gives students creative freedom and hopes to recover from recent loss of interest Sofia Hoffman and Elisa Pattullo work on glazing their decorative coil pot on Oct. 11. October 21, 2023: Major updates made to WiFi system and school website SHS’s website has received a clean new look as the school wifi gets a major overhaul. September 29, 2023: Knit For Needs supports community through shelter donations The club plans to donate projects made by members to homeless shelters and hospitals, helping the community while also spreading the art of knitting. September 29, 2023: New ASSIST therapist provides support to struggling students Tamashiro provides a therapy session to a student in the ASSIST program. 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