Top 10 pickup lines to woo your crush with April 5, 2022 — by Nicole Lu and Sarah Zhou A thrilling sequel to our first top 10. Please don’t slobber all over me. read more » Top 10 pickup lines to use to get out of the friend zone March 31, 2022 — by Nicole Lu and Sarah Zhou Are we about to kiss right now? read more » Night rally and dance to cap off Spring Fling Week March 18, 2022 — by Sarah Zhou and Nicole Lu For the first time in three years, spirit, rally and dance commissions aim to host a week of spring-themed activities. read more » Senior and junior class offices look forward to combined in-person prom January 25, 2022 — by Nicole Lu and Sarah Zhou After a modified prom last year, both senior and junior class officers hope to bounce back in light of COVID-19 and fundraising issues. read more » Senior wins gold in badminton doubles in 2021 U-19 Pan Am Junior Championship December 1, 2021 — by Nicole Lu Adrian Mar reflects on his first two in-person official badminton tournaments since the pandemic began in March 2020. read more » Senior Harrison Dance places 13th overall at 2021 CCS Championships November 19, 2021 — by Vicky Bai and Nicole Lu Both boys’ and girls’ cross country concluded their season on a satisfying note. read more » Seniors take SAT on campus for second straight year November 16, 2021 — by Nicole Lu and Aiden Ye Administrators hope the SAT can return to its normal scheduling next year. read more » Fall sports captain stresses athlete health in light of wildfire season October 7, 2021 — by Nicole Lu Wildfire fears have led coaches and team captains alike to consider indoor workouts. read more » Cross country running with full teams October 7, 2021 — by Vicky Bai and Nicole Lu Co-captain Amoli Vanavadiya is thrilled by the increase in team activities; senior Harrison Dance prepares for collegiate offers. read more » Childhood fascination with Pokémon evokes sentimentality October 6, 2021 — by Nicole Lu Revisiting the franchise that brought me so much joy in fifth grade induced bittersweet emotions I never knew I harbored read more » New activities director Cunningham brings fresh perspective September 10, 2021 — by Nicole Lu Cunningham works on leadership duties in the Student Center. read more » AP Physics C students dive into school year with advanced concepts and labs September 9, 2021 — by Sam Bai and Nicole Lu The new class engages in their first in-person physics lab after a year of virtual AP Physics 1 and 2. read more » Guidance counselors transition to in-person senior counseling September 5, 2021 — by Sarah Zhou and Nicole Lu Much admissions uncertainty remains for the Class of 2022. read more » Netflix doc takes aim at college admissions scandal May 13, 2021 — by Kavita Sundaram and Nicole Lu “Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal” captures the dynamics of the high-profile crackdown on cheating by America’s elite on behalf of their children. read more » Boys’ and girls’ water polo teams aim to end tumultuous season on a memorable note May 13, 2021 — by Nicole Lu, Stephanie Sun and Martin Xu After the passing of former coach Jerome Chung on March 4, players on both teams pay homage to his mentorship and rally together read more » One step closer to ‘normal,’ school steps into hybrid mode April 3, 2021 — by Esther Luan and Nicole Lu With hybrid schooling's beginning approaching rapidly, both students and teachers are looking forward to the partial return to school on April 12th. With this, various changes are coming to scheduling and daily routines. read more » Despite uncertain season, track coaches remain hopeful April 2, 2021 — by Nicole Lu Although the team suffered the loss of a 2019-2020 season, coaches and players alike are looking to start off on the right foot beginning April 5. read more » Mock trial competes for first time in three years March 24, 2021 — by Nicole Lu Despite falling short of quarterfinals, the new team makes a surprising comeback at the annual Santa Clara County competition read more » AP Literature class hosts Shakespeare professor as guest speaker January 29, 2021 — by Anjali Nuggehalli and Nicole Lu Michael Warren from UC Santa Cruz has been visiting SHS AP Literature classes for a decade, and despite being remote, this year is no different. read more » History teachers respond to capitol insurrection, historic current events with discussions January 21, 2021 — by Nicole Lu and Anouk Yeh /APUSH teachers Daly and Morelle implement a discussion session to help students unpack, while Government teachers restructure following classes to emphasize contemporary events. read more » Failure to pass Prop. 18 only harms future voters December 15, 2020 — by Michael Fok and Nicole Lu In a society where information literacy is becoming increasingly significant, California should consider putting Prop 18 back on the 2022 ballot and grant 17-year-olds the right to vote in primary elections. read more » An overview on propositions passed in California this year December 5, 2020 — by Nicole Lu A brief rundown and opinions for and against the five California propositions passed this November read more » Sophomores navigate traditional dance and culture through quarantine challenges December 4, 2020 — by Nicole Lu Sophomores Isha Jagadish and Druthi Palle credit Bharatanatyam dance for bringing them closer to their culture and families. read more » New campus supervisor Allan McGurk monitors first group of returning students October 22, 2020 — by Apurva Chakravarthy and Nicole Lu Previously Los Gatos High School’s campus supervisor, McGurk stays in the library with students and makes sure there is a quiet, safe and productive environment. read more » New dynamic for students working jobs during quarantine October 18, 2020 — by Nicole Lu and Esther Luan While many student employees have faced drastic job and policy changes, others have found success in working virtually. read more » Organizers hope for strong teen turnout as Nov. 3 election looms October 16, 2020 — by Nicole Lu Amidst a historically low voter turnout for teens, students and alumni alike hope to reverse the trend come November read more » Shiuan leads music program through challenging times September 24, 2020 — by Nicole Lu Amidst the departures of various music department staff, Shiuan faces newfound obstacles as the new performing arts department chair read more » Students and alumni from LG, SHS team up in light of #MeToo Movement September 19, 2020 — by Nicole Lu and Esther Luan Individuals all over the district have been working together to galvanize sexual assault and harassment reform they believe has been lacking within schools. read more » With new coach, mock trial prepares to compete for the first time since 2017 September 14, 2020 — by Nicole Lu Mock trial struggled to stay afloat after the departure of their coaches at the end of the 2017-2018 season and their original adviser in 2019, but the return of class of 2013 alumna Ashwini Velchamy brings hope for the 2020-2021 season. read more » In light of the #MeToo Movement, it’s the students who should be driving change September 10, 2020 — by Nicole Lu The recent school Instagram accounts bring up problems not only within the district, but also in ourselves. read more » It’s hard to stay motivated when my bed is three feet away September 9, 2020 — by Nicole Lu Why would I be productive and finish my homework right away when I can instead nap for five hours? read more » Junior discovers joy through music and dance June 27, 2020 — by Nicole Lu Childhood love for performance leads Mithil Chakraborty to sing on popular Facebook platform read more » Longtime librarian at SHS retires after 12 rewarding years May 22, 2020 — by Nicole Lu Heyman looks forward to an exciting new adventure with his wife, closing off 30 satisfying years in education read more » As coronavirus fears break out, xenophobic acts rise April 26, 2020 — by Nicole Lu The Asian community learns to bond with each other during a time where they are most vulnerable to racist attack read more » Students pitch in to help fight COVID-19 pandemic April 16, 2020 — by Nicole Lu Desire to not sit around while others are suffering unites their various causes read more » Reporter conducts in-depth Canvas review April 14, 2020 — by Nicole Lu An immersive evaluation of the website we’ve grown to love and worship read more » Quarantine schedule locks sophomore in cycle of procrastination April 14, 2020 — by Nicole Lu Reporter finds herself continuing the same cycle of destruction after countless promises to change read more » Common Roots embraces Sources of Strength on campus April 3, 2020 — by Nicole Lu and Cici Xu Common Roots and eight staff members teamed up in Sources of Strength aiming to create a more cohesive campus environment read more » Warrior Cats: the ultimate dream for young animal-lovers March 27, 2020 — by Nicole Lu A trip down memory lane into the exciting world of feral cats invokes nostalgia. read more » Students pay to volunteer in far away places even as others question whether such trips are worthwhile March 14, 2020 — by Vicky Bai and Nicole Lu Despite questionable ulterior motives, students who participate in voluntourism learn lessons of a lifetime. read more » Student entrepreneur looks toward careers in the field March 9, 2020 — by Vicky Bai and Nicole Lu Saratoga student finds creating own startups fulfilling despite the many hardships involved. read more » Yang uses photography as an outlet for creativity, education February 10, 2020 — by Nicole Lu Senior and freelance photographer finds skills valuable in expression and the education of real-world issues read more » Female freshman wrestler grapples with self-acceptance February 10, 2020 — by Cici Xu and Nicole Lu Frazier finds her place in the spotlight read more » Track off to an uncertain start February 10, 2020 — by Vicky Bai and Nicole Lu Track coaches set their hopes on a successful track season despite declining participation read more » A major choice: artists at work February 5, 2020 — by Jeanette Zhou and Nicole Lu Saratoga class of 2019 alumni share their experiences and challenges in art majors read more » Are WWIII memes appropriate? January 26, 2020 — by Bill Yuan and Nicole Lu The popular WWIII theme of memes have surfaced, but some have found them to be offensive. read more » ACE club tutors Chinese students through online meetings January 17, 2020 — by Jonathan Li and Nicole Lu Junior Anthony Qin establishes club aiming to prepare rural Chinese students for annual gaokao read more » Teachers deserve more credit for academic success December 13, 2019 — by Nicole Lu The approachability and sincerity of teachers help students get the necessary resources to succeed read more » Declining popularity of literature generates discussion over influence of media December 9, 2019 — by Vicky Bai and Nicole Lu Although fewer and fewer high school students find time to read, print literature finds hope through technology read more » Dance, Verma show they belong in state race December 9, 2019 — by Nicole Lu and Cici Xu Sophomore Harrison Dance and senior Shivam Verma place 25th and 30th, respectively, at boys’ cross country state championships read more » Wrestling team switches regimen to start from scratch, promotes stronger team bonding December 9, 2019 — by Nicole Lu and Cici Xu SHS wrestling team is planning on changing their focus this year onto more basic techniques that will help them prepare for their future matches. read more » Shen Yun — the history behind traditional Chinese arts December 1, 2019 — by Serena Li and Nicole Lu Renowned classical performing arts company comes to California for another tour, generates mixed feelings. read more » Dance places first in prestigious Mt. Sac competition October 30, 2019 — by Nicole Lu and Cici Xu Seven speedy athletes race at Mt. San Antonio College for annual Mt. SAC invitational read more » Freshman chess player named International Master October 29, 2019 — by Preston Fu and Nicole Lu Andrew Hong describes the path he took from playing his brother recreationally to competing at tournaments worldwide. read more » 3 alumnae pursue promising careers in cognitive science October 28, 2019 — by Vicky Bai and Nicole Lu Discipline allows for wide latitude and overlap with computer science. read more » Girls’ cross country poised to finish the year strong October 28, 2019 — by Nicole Lu and Cici Xu As they near the last stretch of the season, girls’ cross country look beyond with hope read more » Sharing and reposting hot-button issues beneficial only to certain extent September 26, 2019 — by Nicole Lu If one was truly passionate about the issues they post about on social media, shouldn’t they be donating money or being more proactive? read more » Harder practices encourage boys’ cross country to reach their full potential September 24, 2019 — by Nicole Lu and Cici Xu With the prospects of running to states for the first time in four years, boys’ cross country implements harder workouts and stricter regimes. read more » Promising freshman runners join girls’ cross country, season starts with high hopes September 24, 2019 — by Nicole Lu and Cici Xu Increased members and enthusiasm of girls’ cross country fuels anticipation throughout team read more » Visuals by Nicole September 10, 2021: New activities director Cunningham brings fresh perspective Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. 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