District lays out plans for Phase 3A in community town hall February 7, 2021 — by Atrey Desai and Manasi Garg When safe to implement, this model of hybrid learning will allow students to return to school for one class a week in stable cohorts read more » Nonprofits are a full-time venture, not a high school hobby October 7, 2020 — by Manasi Garg and Rohan Kumar The recent surge of high school nonprofits, while seemingly harmless, detracts from attempts by established nonprofits to make a meaningful impact. read more » Students stunned by sexual assault allegations against choir director Andrew Ford May 24, 2020 — by Manasi Garg, Allison Hartley and Kaitlyn Tsai Choir director Andrew Ford arrested for alleged conduct that took place between 2004 and 2006. read more » Pandemic fallout: District faces budget cuts, hard decisions May 22, 2020 — by Manasi Garg and Kaitlyn Tsai LGSUHSD district must faces budget cuts due to financial distress caused by COVID-19 pandemic and economy shutdown. read more » ‘I can’t afford to live where I teach’: Teachers discuss the rising cost of living in the Bay Area March 31, 2020 — by Manasi Garg and Jessica Wang As housing prices skyrocket and wages stagnate, many professionals, including teachers, are being priced out. read more » ‘Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj’ is a breath of fresh air in the world of talk shows February 12, 2020 — by Manasi Garg Minhaj, the first Indian-American on the comedy scene, delivers a timeless, nuanced look at modern politics read more » Dance team performs with teachers November 22, 2019 — by Manasi Garg and Tiffany Wang Dance team prepares for upcoming competition season and fundraising show read more » Fires and blackouts caused by PG&E are what I’m most grateful for this year November 15, 2019 — by Manasi Garg PG&E’s unreliability and rampant destruction of California is one of the few things left in my life that I can count on to always be there. read more » Administration misused authority to shut down and forcibly change student-run ‘toga confessions’ page October 17, 2019 — by Manasi Garg and Nitya Marimuthu Shutdown and forced change of frequently visited confessions page was an unfair decision that infringed on students’ right to free speech and expression off campus. read more » 100 Word Rants October 17, 2019 — by Kaitlyn Tsai, Kaasha Minocha, Manasi Garg, Leo Cao Lack of bathroom pass holders make passes unsanitary, chewing with mouth open is nasty, reporter wants clothes to fit correctly in the fitting room, not at home after a couple hours of sewing, reporter complains about expensive vending machine snacks. read more » From the newsroom to the classroom: New U.S. History teacher discusses unique career changes September 11, 2019 — by Manasi Garg and Anouk Yeh New U.S. History teacher Michael Betz talks about his journalism career and how it has affected his teaching. read more » New tutorial policy implemented to fulfill state mandated instructional time September 11, 2019 — by Manasi Garg School district risks having to extend school year by more than two weeks without a schedule change. read more » Dance team adjusts to new coach and larger team September 9, 2019 — by Manasi Garg and Tiffany Wang Dance team prepares for the upcoming season with many new changes read more » SMASH’n silent auction to fundraise for MAP May 23, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Manasi Garg Over 60 prizes to be auctioned through Facebook read more » Badminton: Falcons to remain in upper El Camino division next year, prepare for league finals April 29, 2019 — by Manasi Garg and Christine Zhang Falcons secure second win over Palo Alto and end season on a higher note than expected. read more » Grammy-themed junior prom wins praise April 28, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Manasi Garg Juniors enjoy variety of activities, food and venue at La Rinconada Country Club in Los Gatos on April 20. read more » Lab Technician plays little-known but essential role at school March 29, 2019 — by Manasi Garg After making a major career change, Cynthia Cheng is pursuing some of her childhood aspirations. read more » School introduces two new electives: business and AP Art History March 27, 2019 — by Manasi Garg and Alekhya Vadlakonda Two new classes are available for registration for next year: Intro to Business and AP Art History. read more » Boys’ volleyball building trust with a young team March 26, 2019 — by Karen Chow and Manasi Garg New and old players alike contribute to the team. read more » Do tutors help or hinder the learning process? March 19, 2019 — by Manasi Garg and Christine Zhang Increasing popularity of tutors leads to questions of equity and fairness read more » My little sister uses my things as if they belong to her March 12, 2019 — by Manasi Garg Reporter reflects on the trials and tribulations of being an older sister read more » Fast fashion festering in a consumerist world: slow fashion rising to quell environmental, human rights impacts March 1, 2019 — by Manasi Garg and Allison Hartley Fast-fashion brands profit from consumerism at the expense of workers and the environment read more » Newly restarted UNICEF hopes to raise awareness January 28, 2019 — by Manasi Garg UNICEF club hosts two fundraisers with the goal of collecting change and spreading awareness. read more » The not so subtle ways Asians are brought together January 24, 2019 — by Manasi Garg Facebook meme group subtle asian traits has emerged as a place for second-generation Asians to discuss their experiences...and share memes. Lots of memes. read more » Hydro Flex: the unattainable dream January 22, 2019 — by Manasi Garg Reporter discusses her love-hate relationship with the Hydro Flask. read more » ‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’ does not impress November 27, 2018 — by Manasi Garg Reporter describes disappointment in newly released movie read more » Senior’s lifelong passion for art culminates in first-ever exhibit November 27, 2018 — by Manasi Garg Art teacher Diane Vanry coordinates event that shows off 80 of Hannah Chang's best works. read more » Girls basketball drives forward from previous season’s injuries November 27, 2018 — by Allison Hartley and Manasi Garg Varsity Girls Basketball hopes for successful season, after dealing with many injuries last year. read more » When is a B an F? How high academic expectations skew perceptions of success November 26, 2018 — by Manasi Garg and Christine Zhang A discussion of failure culture at SHS. read more » Memo to Kavanaugh supporters: Rape and sexual assault are not ‘rough horseplay’ October 16, 2018 — by Manasi Garg A reflection on the testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. read more » Spilling the tea on ‘tea channels’ October 16, 2018 — by Manasi Garg Diccusing the uprising populatarity of drama or "tea" channels on YouTube read more » Soundings lit mag going through major revamp October 16, 2018 — by Manasi Garg Leaders of the publication are trying to create a new website that will feature students' work all year. read more » Speech and debate team sees success in recent tournaments October 16, 2018 — by Jayne Zhou and Manasi Garg The debate team works hard after their head coach leaves. read more » City council works toward common goals, with candidates promising to preserve city culture October 16, 2018 — by Allison Hartley and Manasi Garg The city council attempts to preserve Saratoga's natural beauty. read more » Youth Commission represents Saratoga teens, organizes community events October 15, 2018 — by Manasi Garg and Allison Hartley Saratoga Youth Commision works with Mayor Mary-Lynne Bernard to combat student stress and the JUUL epidemic. read more » New history teacher changes career to pursue passions September 11, 2018 — by Manasi Garg and Alekhya Vadlakonda Melissa Hesselgrave found law and other jobs didn't provide the fulfillment she sought. Education did. read more » CASSY preps to move to center of campus September 10, 2018 — by Manasi Garg, Alekhya Vadlakonda and Christine Zhang Mental helath service, CASSY, plans to move to the center of campus. read more » Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.