Second semester seniors embark on a series of new adventures February 6, 2019 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang As second semester seniors, we decided to see how many new activities we could try in a week. read more » The top 4 places to shop clothing online December 10, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang Reporters review websites for online clothes shopping. read more » College counselors should not change voice of personal essays November 2, 2018 — by Francesca Chu Senior argues that while college counselors provide valuable advice, it is important to retain one's voice in his or her essays. read more » Top ten orange things this fall November 2, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang TOP TEN ORANGE THINGS THIS FALL read more » Dance team grows accustomed to new weight training requirement October 29, 2018 — by Eileen Bui and Francesca Chu Weight training allows dancers to maintain high energy levels though the entire routine. read more » PSA to parent drivers: Just because you aren’t a student doesn’t mean you can ignore school traffic rules September 23, 2018 — by Daniel Bessonov and Francesca Chu New traffic rules affect parents read more » 100 Word Rants: June 1 Edition June 7, 2018 — by Francesca Chu, Jackson Green, Jeffrey Xu and Michael Zhang Reporters rant about various topics from Speed Bumps to Sleep Schedules. read more » The high price of prom is not translating into quality May 30, 2018 — by Francesca Chu Reporter argues against high prom prices read more » Track finishes season with two finalists in CCS May 30, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Alexandra Li Track finishes their season with CCS finalists. read more » Don’t let college paranoia decide your summer May 24, 2018 — by Francesca Chu Reporter argues that students shouldn’t feel obligated to tailor their summers just to get into a certain college. read more » Boys’ dance team goes solo at rally April 4, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Emilie Zhou As students settled down during the April 6 rally, most were excited to watch the new boys’ dance team perform for the first time without the accompaniment of the girls’ team. read more » Starting lineups to change with loss of seniors April 3, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Alexandra Li Juniors and underclassmen prepare step into larger roles next year read more » Track: Team struggles against injuries and hot weather April 3, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Alexandra Li Track members compete against Cupertino and Monta Vista read more » Dance team proud of performance at USA nationals April 3, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Emilie Zhou The dance teams competes at USA Dance Nationals in the Anaheim Convention Center read more » Track: Smaller, younger team holds potential February 13, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Alexandra Li However, since a majority of the team this year is underclassmen and has never competed at the high school track level, the coaches are being stricter on practice attendance. read more » Stretching our backs and barriers February 9, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Alexandra Li Reporters try couples yoga. read more » Students explore the rewards of gift-giving February 8, 2018 — by Karen Chow and Francesca Chu Over time, the act of gift-giving has changed from representing wealth in the afterlife to good luck tokens and favors from the king. read more » Students gain valuable experiences coaching January 26, 2018 — by Francesca Chu and Alexandra Li Student athletes continue cycle of coaching younger children. read more » Sophomore explores poetry through his blog December 9, 2017 — by Francesca Chu Tang wishes that poetry and creative writing in general were a bigger part of the English curriculum, but he realizes that the education system is mostly centered around literary analysis and would be difficult to change due to students’ lack of interest. read more » New T4 store disappoints December 7, 2017 — by Francesca Chu and Alexandra Li Reporters review a new boba store. read more » New all-male team extends boys’ dance culture October 30, 2017 — by Francesca Chu and Emilie Zhou Homecoming Quad Day dances have allowed many boys to experiment with new styles. However, after Homecoming, there have been few opportunities for boys to showcase their dancing prowess other than the Bombay in the Bay event in February. read more » Cheer team hosts annual Pee Wee fundraiser October 27, 2017 — by Francesca Chu and Emilie Zhou To raise money for expenses, such as new equipment and gear, the cheer team held its annual Pee Wee cheer camp from Oct. 17-19. read more » 2 seniors begin preparations for student productions October 27, 2017 — by Francesca Chu and Jessica Wang Cast members for the productions were chosen following auditions in mid October read more » Students disagree on the effectiveness of napping October 25, 2017 — by Francesca Chu and Jessica Wang Two columnists disagree aboout the hotly debated topic. read more » Homecoming spirit remains strong despite changes over the years September 14, 2017 — by Francesca Chu and Muthu Palaniappan Students used to organized competitive games between the classes during the day in the quad like Tug of War and The Floor is Lava during homecoming. read more » Columnist re-DISCOvers the fun in dance September 14, 2017 — by Francesca Chu Columnist discovers the fun in the 80s disco dance. read more » ‘Vampire Diaries’ bites the dust with disappointing finale September 12, 2017 — by Francesca Chu Show dissapoints with cliche finale, but leaves fans reminiscing over past 8 seasons. read more » 100-word rant: Dependence on technology May 24, 2017 — by Francesca Chu Reporter talks about how dependent today's society is dependent on technology in a 100 word rant. read more » Senior commits to NY performing arts school to pursue acting April 26, 2017 — by Julia Miller and Francesca Chu Senior pursues passion in acting as she continues to advance her career at Fordham University. read more » Tutoring provides new perspective for volunteers April 26, 2017 — by Francesca Chu Junior utilizes speaking expertise to help children develop their own public speaking skills. read more » Students are forgetting the importance of art April 25, 2017 — by Francesca Chu Sophomore reflects on the importance of true art. read more » Students take on roles as mentors outside school April 23, 2017 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang Students begin to mentor younger students, such as soccer players, outside of school. read more » YouTube faces criticism in light of recent LGBTQ restriction April 23, 2017 — by Francesca Chu #Youtubeisoverparty has been trending on Twitter since September 2016, but starting on March 19, it refocused on a newly discovered LGBTQ restriction, which has been censoring LGBTQ-related videos. read more » School finally adopts new GPA system for Class of 2020 March 11, 2017 — by Francesca Chu and Michelle Lee After some complications and delays, the school has finally adopted the new GPA system starting this spring semester for the Class of 2020. read more » Dance team competes at regionals February 28, 2017 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang On Feb. 11, more than 24 high schools from around the area competed at Monta Vista High School. The stands were filled to the rim with performers checking out the competition and parents nervously waiting for their children to perform. They all cheered as the 10 girls on the SHS dance team walked out onto the gym floor, ready to compete. read more » Heavy rain, washed out roads and mudslides force school to scramble when teachers can’t make it to Saratoga February 13, 2017 — by Francesca Chu and Ami Nachiappan Recent storms have hindered teachers on the way to school from highway 17. read more » Reporter takes ‘educational trip’ to Cuba January 25, 2017 — by Francesca Chu Reporter takes trip to Cuba. read more » YouTubers call out platform for changing its video algorithms January 25, 2017 — by Francesca Chu and Sanjana Melkote Youtube change of policy upsets many Youtubers. read more » 100 word rant: Haven’t you learned that protesting changes nothing? January 23, 2017 — by Francesca Chu Sophomore explains opinion on how protests against Trump's presidency are essentially useless. read more » 100-word rant: Pressure for ‘good’ resumes December 11, 2016 — by Francesca Chu Senior talks about college admissions, passion, and volunteering. read more » Nextdoor brings convenience to community December 2, 2016 — by Francesca Chu and Kitty Huang Students talk about the new social network "Nextdoor". read more » Sophomores discuss their experiences with slang November 18, 2016 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang Everyday student life consists of a few phrases of short language that change every month or so. read more » Holiday baking: easy as pie? November 18, 2016 — by Francesca Chu, Ashley Feng and Amy Tang Students follow "easy" pie recipes but end up with mediocre results. read more » ‘Supernatural’ storyline may be expired November 18, 2016 — by Francesca Chu Continued and elongated seasons of the hit show "Supernatural" recieves mixed reviews. read more » Dance team struggles with time crunch November 18, 2016 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang Working around problems created by the short dance season proves to be a challenge. read more » Snapchat geofilters place pride in schools and communities October 19, 2016 — by Francesca Chu and Sanjana Melkote Geofilters are location-based overlays that Snapchat users can apply to their pictures. Any user has the ability to create a filter by designing a graphic and submitting it to Snapchat’s website. Snapchat requires that the submission is a web-optimized form and follows their suggested dimensions. read more » Dance Team: Fundraiser for national competition a success October 7, 2016 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang At the JV and varsity football games on Sept. 23, the dance team held a baked potato and raffle fundraiser. After a successful sale last year, coach Kaitlyn Landeza decided to make the fundraiser an annual tradition. read more » Dance team looks forward to upcoming year despite challenges September 9, 2016 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang Dance Team shares hopes for upcoming year. read more » Big ‘Bachelor’ fan hosts watch parties September 9, 2016 — by Francesca Chu "Bachelor" fans unite to watch shows together. read more » Large freshman class presents challenges September 8, 2016 — by Francesca Chu and Michael Zhang How the school is coping with the freshman class' 10-year-high numbers read more » Cheer team prepares for a ‘year of rebuilding’ September 8, 2016 — by Francesca Chu and Amy Tang Over the summer, the cheer team invited instructors to SHS, who taught them new stunts and tricks. read more » Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.