Cooking showdown: Four students compete in a cooking competition March 14, 2023 — by Sunny Cao, Emma Fung, Saachi Jain and Kathy Wang This is now Hell’s Kitchen 2.0. read more » Why Harry Potter remains one of the best book series of all time March 3, 2023 — by Emma Fung And yes, it is MUCH better than “Percy Jackson.” read more » Clubs, teachers host fun, creative activities for Speak Up for Change week January 29, 2023 — by Emma Fung Organizers of the events hope that the activities positively affect students’ mental health. Organizers of the events hope that the activities positively affect students’ mental health. read more » New Year’s resolutions I will actually commit to January 24, 2023 — by Emma Fung This year, I am going to “just do it.” read more » Saratoga Library celebrates Lunar New Year by offering community activities January 21, 2023 — by Emma Fung and Kathy Wang By participating in the Saratoga Library Lunar New Year activities, performers become more connected to their Asian heritage and culture. read more » Unbalanced class sizes result in challenges and some benefits December 15, 2022 — by Emma Fung Uneven class distribution has affected students and teachers both positively and negatively. read more » Junior wins award for best educational film in NASA competition December 15, 2022 — by Emma Fung, George Hu and Zack Zhang Rohan Chopra has been making short films since age 9. He prepared over the summer for a NASA competition and won the Best Educational Award. read more » Season preview: Girls’ basketball aspires to make it further into CCS November 22, 2022 — by Emma Fung and Amy Luo Hoping to improve on their strategies and tactics, the team is hoping to make it further in CCS this year. read more » There is no more defending Kanye West November 10, 2022 — by Emma Fung and Andrew Lin Kanye’s near-perfect discography does not excuse his recent behavior. read more » Becoming a cowgirl was my dream job as a kid November 10, 2022 — by Emma Fung Seeing my relatives’ faces when they asked “What do you want to be when you’re older?” was always priceless. read more » My experiences with the Big Bad Wolf November 10, 2022 — by Emma Fung Luckily, I did not end up in his stomach. read more » Local business owners showcase their products at weekly farmers market November 10, 2022 — by Emma Fung and Kathy Wang Vendors share their love for the farmers market and compare their products to store-bought products. read more » ‘The Kissing Booth’ is a poorly made movie, but it’s worth seeing September 28, 2022 — by Emma Fung Sometimes bad movies can be good. Hear me out. read more » Bad habits undo the best of intentions September 28, 2022 — by Emma Fung and Amy Luo Admit it; you’ve definitely done at least a few of these before. read more » The best and worst microtrends of our middle school years September 24, 2022 — by Emma Fung Yeah … we were pretty weird. read more » Students find community through local youth orchestra September 24, 2022 — by Kathy Wang and Emma Fung On Friday evenings, many students from nearby schools, including Saratoga High School, attend weekly rehearsals at the California Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. read more » Visuals by Emma March 17, 2023: Despite integrating inexperienced players, softball’s team chemistry remains strong Junior second baseman Vivienne Brooks runs to first base. March 16, 2023: Despite rainouts and injuries, boys’ tennis team forges ahead Freshman Nikhil Srivatsa completes a forehand while warming up for a match against Los Altos February 15, 2023: Student directors create productions exploring themes of life and death Sophomore Cosmo Cooper and junior Ariana Tootoonchi rehearse “An Easy Heaven” on Jan. 19, two days before the performance. January 24, 2023: New Year’s resolutions I will actually commit to Daily planks will help train my sustainability and endurance. January 21, 2023: Saratoga Library celebrates Lunar New Year by offering community activities The percussionists surround the dancing lions, accompanying them with a rhythmic beat. December 12, 2022: Boys’ soccer team focuses on building chemistry and momentum Senior captain Dylan Sinton dribbles the ball across the field during a Tuesday night practice match. November 22, 2022: Season preview: Girls’ basketball aspires to make it further into CCS Senior point guard Tanya Ghai prepares to shoot during a shooting drill at practice. November 10, 2022: Local business owners showcase their products at weekly farmers market Vendors display heaps of fresh fruit at the Prince of Peace farmers market. October 26, 2022: Fall marching band season requires strong time management Band members practice together after school. October 19, 2022: STEM and finance clubs and organizations strive to bring in more female and nonbinary participants Females for Finance co-president Samantha Stoiber answers a member’s question about personal finance during their lunch club meeting. September 30, 2022: Girls’ volleyball pushes through injury-ridden season Senior libero Noor Khan hits the ball in their game against Lynbrook. The Falcons ultimately lost 3-0. 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