Which gym is best? A guide for high school students March 24, 2023 — by Meher Bhatnagar Of all the gyms near SHS, here are some that are worth the pay and some that you should avoid. read more » Rainbow Magic: The most captivating series for 8-year-old girls March 16, 2023 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Ariel Zhou Author Daisy Meadows creates a vibrant, colorful fairy world that’d expand the imaginations of every child.. read more » Bottom 10: Worst genres of people at SHS March 16, 2023 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Ariel Zhou From not too bad to the absolute worst, we cover 10 types of people who wander the halls of the school. PSA: Don’t take any of this personally. read more » Lucid Dreaming has made me question what constitutes reality March 7, 2023 — by Meher Bhatnagar Possessing the ability to explore the depths of your curiosity is truly remarkable. read more » App users download personalities off the internet February 13, 2023 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Ariel Zhou With new phrases circulating around social media every week, many teens are losing their own personalities as they adopt trending ones. read more » ‘Smile’ is the best horror movie of 2022 February 6, 2023 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Alexander Kan In an era of mediocre horror stories, this take on the genre stands out. read more » Girls’ basketball faces tough losses, CCS prospects unlikely January 31, 2023 — by Christina Chang, Meher Bhatnagar and Ariel Zhou The team attributes their losses to a ‘plague of injuries.’ read more » Hook-up culture promotes unhealthy morals for younger generations January 24, 2023 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Michelle Wan Hook-ups have become normalized, greatly affecting children all around. read more » Ettan is my new favorite restaurant for Indian food December 13, 2022 — by Meher Bhatnagar Though pricey, Ettan in downtown Palo Alto provides diners with a unique experience and delicious food. read more » History teacher takes maternity leave until second semester November 17, 2022 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Ariel Zhou As Margarita Morelle finishes off the first semester, she has announced her maternity leave to spend more time with her children. read more » Dear Toga student section: stop being so lame November 12, 2022 — by Lena Aribi and Meher Bhatnagar With sports games lacking in spirit, we are here as students of Saratoga High School to tell you to get up and cheer. read more » The ups and downs of growing up with an uncommon name November 11, 2022 — by Meher Bhatnagar The butchering needs to stop. It's Meh-hair, not my-hair. read more » Freshman swimmer achieves Olympic Trials cuts in 200 fly September 29, 2022 — by Meher Bhatnagar The 14-year-old will compete in the 2024 Indiana Olympic Team Trials. read more » The Crumbl Cookies Shop on Camden Avenue is my recent obsession September 25, 2022 — by Meher Bhatnagar Sour Patch Kids, Caramel Popcorn and Raspberry Lemonade cookies– all unheard of until Crumbl’s opening just a few miles away from Saratoga. read more » New photo app BeReal sparks transparency among teenagers September 22, 2022 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Michelle Wan As soon as the notification goes off, you know what to do. read more » 73 questions: conversations with the school community May 30, 2022 — by Lena Aribi, Meher Bhatnagar, Christina Chang, Lynn Dai, Victoria Hu, Hannah Lee, Jonny Luo, Shannon Ma, Nikhil Mathihalli and Sarah Zhou The Falcon interviewed a number of students and teachers on campus to formulate this Vogue-inspired story. read more » Fighting injuries, girls’ lacrosse finishes 5-7 in league May 28, 2022 — by Lena Aribi and Meher Bhatnagar The Falcons are proud of their accomplishments after almost not having a season. read more » Boys’ lacrosse ends with 12-4 league record May 22, 2022 — by Lena Aribi and Meher Bhatnagar The Falcons finished strong by boosting morale in between games and improving practice techniques. read more » With early wins, boys’ lacrosse builds momentum March 18, 2022 — by Lena Aribi and Meher Bhatnagar Despite facing low participation and lacking a JV team, the team is looking forward to a successful season. read more » The value of having the same group of friends since elementary school March 15, 2022 — by Meher Bhatnagar I have been told over and over that friendships fail once high school begins – in my case it's only gotten stronger read more » Toga boys need to stop acting ‘hood’ March 10, 2022 — by Lena Aribi andMeher Bhatnagar Seriously, it’s not a good look. read more » Bombay in the Bay dazzles in person March 10, 2022 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Nikhil Mathihalli This school year, after many struggles, the show was able to be performed live with COVID-19 restrictions. read more » Times we’ve been atrociously humbled March 4, 2022 — by Meher Bhatnagarand Lena Aribi These keep us up at night. read more » Bombay in the Bay still on track for in-person performance January 20, 2022 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Nikhil Mathihalli ICAC faces several challenges trying to return to a traditional show. read more » What’s in your Notes app? January 18, 2022 — by Lena Aribi and Meher Bhatnagar A closer look into the most sacred space on our phones read more » Saratoga’s Madronia Cemetery holds stories and rich history January 18, 2022 — by Lena Aribi and Meher Bhatnagar A walking tour with assistant principal Matt. Torrens uncovers the history of the tucked-away cemetery near Saratoga Village. read more » Administration re-examines Safety Plan after trespassers enter campus December 3, 2021 — by Lena Aribi and Meher Bhatnagar Two people were cited after visiting campus on Nov. 22 without checking in with the office, leading to an examination of the school’s visitor policies. read more » ‘Sexy Beasts’: appealing but disappointing November 29, 2021 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Harshini Velchamy Season 2 of the Netflix show follows a formula that doesn’t work. read more » Exploring universal shower thoughts November 29, 2021 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Kavya Patel The steady stream of water lets out all of your emotions. read more » Following 9-1 season, field hockey loses in second round of CCS November 19, 2021 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Andy Chen The team will graduate eight seniors. read more » Decoding the unwritten rules of Snapchat November 2, 2021 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Kavya Patel This Snapchat survival guide will make you look like you know how to use the app read more » Pitbull concert really was the time of my life November 1, 2021 — by Meher Bhatnagar After the pandemic I finally got to experience my first concert. read more » National TikTok results in some campus vandalism; administration enforces consequences October 8, 2021 — by Lena Aribi and Meher Bhatnagar The viral “devious lick” trend has affected schools nationwide. read more » Dance team captains, officers step up in wake of coach’s departure due to maternity leave September 17, 2021 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Audrey Mah The dance team will be relying more heavily on its captains to lead practices and prepare the team for performances and competitions. read more » KQED report: Former El Gato editor-in-chief claims newspaper adviser blocked multiple stories September 10, 2021 — by Meher Bhatnagar, Atrey Desai and Anouk Yeh One story was about a sexually explicit hand gesture used by players on the Los Gatos football team that was later published on Patch. read more » Visuals by Meher March 24, 2023: Which gym is best? 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