Beach Boardwalk praised as ideal prom location May 27, 2023 — by Mitchell Chen and Neal Malhotra Held on May 20 at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 507 junior and senior students had an enjoyable experience at the combined prom. read more » Swim team participates in CCS, girls’ team makes States May 27, 2023 — by Mitchell Chen, Victoria Lin, Aiden Ye The swim team attended CIF States for the first time in four years. read more » Class of ‘23 valedictorian and salutatorian announced May 25, 2023 — by Mitchell Chen Beyond stellar academic achievements, seniors Lisa Fung and Anushka Sankaran were also involved in various extracurricular activities. read more » Call it a case of Junioritis-’24 May 22, 2023 — by Mitchell Chen and Neal Malhotra Wave of tardies sweeps Class of ‘24. read more » Senior wins scholarship from San Jose Sharks May 6, 2023 — by Mitchell Chen and Skyler Mao Senior Kayla Steele received a $5,000 scholarship from the Bay Area All-Star Scholarship Team. read more » Badminton team looks to new freshman talent for team expansion March 30, 2023 — by Mitchell Chen and Derek Liang The varsity badminton team has an improving record compared to the previous year with new team expansions. read more » Swim team struggles with low participation, hurting their ability to win meets March 30, 2023 — by Mitchell Chen and Kevin Yang The team hopes to send multiple individual swimmers to CCS. read more » Senior wins New York Times award for 2022 personal narrative contest February 15, 2023 — by Mitchell Chen and Skyler Mao Adam Xu is one of 13 winners selected for their outstanding 100-word personal narrative. read more » Recent student driving accidents, speeding reports raise safety concerns February 12, 2023 — by Mitchell Chen and Derek Liang The recent accidents among student drivers raises adult concerns around SHS student driving. read more » Top 10: Things that happened when Santa came down the chimney December 21, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen From broken roofs to Christmas, love, Santa definitely spread joy at my house this year! read more » Falcon editor wins honorable mention for NSPA Writer of the Year award December 6, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen and Skyler Mao Senior Christina Chang’s National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) award demonstrates her journalistic abilities as well as journalism’s power to spread awareness and understand viewpoints. read more » Tri-M concert raises money for Hurricane Ian relief December 6, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen and Zachary Zinman The club shares their passion for music through community service performances. read more » Yoga has a cult following of millions; I won’t be joining them November 21, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen After a week of yoga, I found no changes in my mood whatsoever: It was a waste of time and I would only recommend it for people who want to fake their exercise routine. read more » The many ways people make fools out of themselves in the gym November 20, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen The gym is life, but sometimes there will always be people you will never know whether to hate or laugh at. read more » Boys’ water polo makes late-season turnaround, looks forward toward next year October 21, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen and Anthony Wang After a disappointing start to the season, the boys won three of their last four games to end with a 5-10 record. read more » Cheer team prepares for competitions as sideline season comes to an end October 21, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen and Derek Liang The cheer team is shifting their practice routines as they move toward the competition season. read more » Senior takes design and fashion passion to next level at modeling show September 24, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen and Skyler Mao Friends and relatives supported senior Merriam Labban in her pursuit of design and fashion. read more » Cheer team focuses on conditioning hoping to qualify for nationals September 24, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen and Derek Liang The team has been practicing hard early in the year and has high hopes for their upcoming season. read more » Boys’ water polo looks to repeat success despite losing key seniors September 24, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen It will take a lot of work from the team to dominate the league again. read more » New health clerk and supervisor aims to be positive presence on campus September 22, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen and George Hu Health clerk and supervisor Tammy Parris said she encourages students to come to the health office more frequently whenever help is necessary. read more » Boys’ golf placed second in league finals, junior qualified for CCS finals May 30, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen and Nilay Mishra Despite losing six of their best players to graduation, the Falcons ended the season performing better than expected. Junior Cameron Sy qualified to continue on to CCS finals. read more » Newly formed clubs cultivate multitude of opportunities April 1, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen and Jonathan Li Spring not only brings fresh colors on campus, but also new clubs for students to develop new passions read more » The one sandwich you can never stop eating March 31, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen Am I the only person that cannot stop eating Uncrustables? I guess admitting I have a problem is the first step read more » 4 girls on wrestling team take their skills to CCS March 20, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen The girls were not able to make it to state read more » Intro to Engineering and Intro to CS to be merged next year February 3, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen and Daniel Wu The combined class will enable students to explore many STEM branches in a single course. read more » Wrestling team hopes to improve in face of rising COVID-19 cases January 23, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen The unconditioned wrestling team struggled to find athletes willing to wrestle due to COVID-19 concerns. read more » Wrestling welcomes new athletes following numerous graduations January 3, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen Teamwork is key as a new team starts this season read more » Finding a good bathroom: a rant December 13, 2021 — by Mitchell Chen People are too often uncourteous to others in the bathroom, so it’s important to scope out the best locations. read more » Winter workouts: a refreshing alternative December 13, 2021 — by Mitchell Chen While many prefer staying cozy during winter, I enjoy the pushing myself through workouts in the cool air read more » In-person concerts become more common for service clubs December 3, 2021 — by Mitchell Chen and Jonathan Li Tri-M, Leo Club and Singing For Smiles plan to hold holiday themed performances. read more » Inspired by events and trends, students found new clubs October 22, 2021 — by Jonathan Li and Mitchell Chen DearAsianYouth, Females for Finance and Garden Club are among the new clubs approved this year. read more » Eating like The Rock for a day leads to stomach aches and regret October 21, 2021 — by Mitchell Chen Can you smell what The Rock is cooking? read more » How to sell your sibling October 17, 2021 — by Mitchell Chen Who knew getting rid of your sibling could also make you some fast cash? read more » Girls’ water polo upbeat as they face a challenging season September 13, 2021 — by Mitchell Chen Due to the small roster, athletes aren’t playing specialized positions. read more » Visuals by Mitchell May 27, 2023: Beach Boardwalk praised as ideal prom location Collage of prom photos May 22, 2023: Call it a case of Junioritis-’24 Junior Neal Malhotra catches some Z’s after a long night of playing brawl stars — he forgot to complete his history homework due that day. May 20, 2023: 1,300 show up to annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser Pancake Breakfast aims to raise money for SMB and brings the Saratoga community together through music. December 6, 2022: Tri-M concert raises money for Hurricane Ian relief Eric Miao and Jayden Ham play a Mozart duet arrangement for flute and clarinet. November 21, 2022: Yoga has a cult following of millions; I won’t be joining them Posing in an upward dog position, I take in deep breaths to clear my mind. November 20, 2022: The many ways people make fools out of themselves in the gym While leg day might not be my favorite, I never skip it. December 13, 2021: Finding a good bathroom: a rant I can't go to the bathroom without disturbance December 13, 2021: Winter workouts: a refreshing alternative Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.