September 26, 2023: National honors add up for school’s elite mathletes Senior Advaith Avadhanam and Class of 2023 alumni Anthony Wang, alongside other gold medalists, pose for a picture at the Math Olympiad Award Ceremony held in Tampa, Florida on Aug. 5. May 27, 2023: Teachers raise concerns over district’s move to enforce longer school time hours Math teacher Kelly Frangieh speaking at the podium and opposing the board’s new policy. March 30, 2023: District to reconvene alignment work groups, implement ethnic studies graduation requirement District staff presented a comparison of graduation requirement differences between Saratoga High and Los Gatos High at the special board meeting on Feb. 13. February 12, 2023: Junior commits to spreading anti-drug use message, wins Red Ribbon contest Winning the photo contest is one of the many ways that junior Ryan Lin has worked to spread drug awareness. November 30, 2022: District drops Twitter usage as hate speech increases following Musk’s takeover The district’s twitter account will no longer be utilized. November 20, 2022: 2 retired teachers and Saratoga parent win seats on school board Superintendent Bill Sanderson, board trustees Cynthia Chang, David Guidry, Katherine Tseng and Theresa Bond and a community member (on behalf of board trustee Peter Hertan) honor retiring and outgoing board trustees Chang, Guidry and Hertan at the Nov. 15 board meeting. November 17, 2022: School fights back against racist incident involving Black doll found hanging in a noose in the quad The school’s security cameras show two persons of interest involved in the incident. May 22, 2022: Board shies away from backing a bell schedule for next year Option 2 is preferred by Los Gatos High School while Option 3 is preferred by Saratoga High School May 22, 2022: Staff editorial: A vote of no confidence in the school board The Board of Trustees debates the implementation of a new bell schedule at the meeting on May 10. December 3, 2021: Reactions to 3 possible spring semester bell schedules favored by board Students, parents and staff indicate schedule preferences in a district-wide survey. November 18, 2021: District aligns GPA policies between both school sites The district aligned valedictorian and salutatorian GPA calculation. November 18, 2021: Keep our bell schedule simple: 85-minute classes and daily tutorials “Draft A” is one of three bell schedule proposals created by the district that the board preferred. Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.