Senior recounts experience running a YouTube channel May 17, 2021 — by Oliver Ye Rohan Kumar recounts journey growing STEM channel to over 5k subscribers in two years read more » Science Bowl team claims third place at regionals March 11, 2021 — by Oliver Ye Competition takes place against 30 other teams for 10 hours on Feb. 6 over Zoom. read more » AMC 10/12 Exam goes virtual, 39 students qualify for AIME March 11, 2021 — by Oliver Ye Dozens of mathletes compete in national level exam with hopes of qualifying for the American Invitational Mathematics Examination. read more » In lieu of fall play, drama department’s ‘Connections’ film festival hosts public screenings of student films January 13, 2021 — by Marisa Kingsley and Oliver Ye Public screenings included nine short films with talkbacks with each director. read more » Recipes are overrated December 10, 2020 — by Oliver Ye Who needs a plan when just throwing ingredients together is so much more fun? read more » AP Gov students lean democrat in mock election, giving President elect Joe Biden landslide victory December 10, 2020 — by Oliver Ye Seniors align with state on President, congress, diverge in favor of progressive state policies. read more » COVID-19 restrictions force dancers to make adjustments November 5, 2020 — by Oliver Ye Most now practice outside or on Zoom. read more » In place of fall play, drama’s film festival seeks to expand student involvement November 2, 2020 — by Marisa Kingsley and Oliver Ye With nine short films and 30 students, teacher hopes a student-led film festival will provide exciting learning opportunities. read more » Volleyball athletes face clashing school and club seasons October 22, 2020 — by Selina Chen and Oliver Ye The pandemic presents club volleyball players with unusual tryouts, overlapping seasons, and a difficult college recruitment process. read more » Experienced music teacher fills void left in vocal music September 1, 2020 — by Christopher Chen and Oliver Ye With over 19 years of experience teaching elementary through college, Kristen Nakagawa takes over the reins for choir this year. read more » Dermont joins Saratoga community after 5-year teaching career August 29, 2020 — by Carolyn Wang and Oliver Ye Stanford graduate Allison Dermont kicks off her first Falcon year teaching Spanish 2 and 3 read more » Lack of resources and internet reveals ‘homework gap’ across districts May 21, 2020 — by Oliver Ye As schools transition to virtual learning, educational discrepancies are laid bare read more » Colleges drop standardized testing requirements for admissions in response to coronavirus crisis May 2, 2020 — by Oliver Ye In hopes of making the application process for high schoolers less stressful during this crisis, colleges have called for more flexible evaluations read more » Student concocts bizarre food combinations in newfound time April 23, 2020 — by Oliver Ye Cooking prompts a deeper dive into flavor combinations, sparking the development of some recipes that would make Gordon Ramsay drool. read more » Bell schedule committee designs new potential schedules, considers stakeholder input March 12, 2020 — by Anna Novoselov and Oliver Ye A new schedule will be implemented next year to comply with educational minutes and adhere to state regulations. read more » Falcons look for another CCS run despite loss of offensive firepower February 10, 2020 — by Oliver Ye With the loss of major starting lineup players, the boys’ volleyball team looks to make major adjustments read more » As January fades away, so do New Year’s resolutions January 29, 2020 — by Oliver Ye Too often these hoped-for goals are abstract and hard to attain. read more » Science Bowl team to compete for spot in National competition on Feb 8 January 29, 2020 — by Oliver Ye As Science Bowl regionals near, Falcons ramp up preparation. read more » English teacher dives into work after first-semester maternity leave January 28, 2020 — by Oliver Ye and Anouk Yeh Ryan discusses how her transition has been — at work and at home. read more » Two students qualify for county regional Poetry Out Loud competition January 28, 2020 — by Brandon Wang and Oliver Ye School competition sees increased participation read more » Using tech, teachers start stream-lining process of tutorial check-ins November 24, 2019 — by Ethan Lin and Oliver Ye Math teacher PJ Yim and business teacher Kirk Davis employ technology in lieu of a paper notepad system. read more » How books are chosen for English classes November 22, 2019 — by Esther Luan and Oliver Ye A closer look into how English teachers create and revise their curriculum read more » Career Day returns after 5- year hiatus November 21, 2019 — by Oliver Ye Admin team collaborates with parents to plan the career day, which will span two days and is scheduled for March. read more » Being sick elicits deep, if groggy, thoughts November 20, 2019 — by Oliver Ye Junior describes experience being sick and provides tips and tricks to getting better quickly read more » A major choice: Alumna pursues design at USC’s Iovine and Young Academy November 18, 2019 — by Brandon Wang and Oliver Ye Class of 2018 alumna parlays interest of art and engineering into business and design. read more » The real cost of falling donations October 24, 2019 — by Apurva Chakravarthy, Angelina Chen, Brandon Wang and Oliver Ye Already maligned programs take further hit from digitized Falcon Fest packets. read more » Yim and Agrawal to take over the reins of math club October 15, 2019 — by Benjamin Li and Oliver Ye New policies to come with a change in Math Club’s leadership. read more » Homecoming court voting process should be altered October 14, 2019 — by Megan Chen and Oliver Ye With the current model, there is unlikely to be a true reflection of the spirit of Homecoming court read more » The school’s first 60 years: Seven students arrested in 1985 in school-wide drug bust September 20, 2019 — by Brandon Wang and Oliver Ye Undercover cop operation exposed drug problems on campus read more » Class of 2020 has record 51 National Merit Semifinalists September 11, 2019 — by Elaine Toh and Oliver Ye Previous school record was 40 in 2018. read more » Falcon Fest unveils new policy that limits schedule changes based on teacher preference alone September 9, 2019 — by Apurva Chakravarthy and Oliver Ye Change seeks to align with other nearby schools. read more » SAT and ACT have changed drastically since their inception in the 1900s September 9, 2019 — by Oliver Ye Reporter describes the timeline of changes for standardized tests. read more » Trial runs of Virtual Reality headsets on planes point to future of entertainment on flights September 9, 2019 — by Oliver Ye Advancements in the VR field provides large areas of potential, but large hurdles must first be overcome. read more » Despite common misconception, rituals improve athletes’ performance September 6, 2019 — by Oliver Ye Habitual actions improve moral and increase concentration for athletes. read more » Spanish teacher spices up lessons May 28, 2019 — by Oliver Ye Discussions and culture are emphasized over grammar and vocabulary worksheets. read more » Volleyball: Falcons fall in semifinals May 28, 2019 — by Oliver Ye Boys volleyball team performs better than expected during season despite losses. read more » Teachers plan to shift curriculum to satisfy new science standards April 26, 2019 — by Andrew Li and Oliver Ye Many classes will implement more earth science topics to prepare students for standardized test. read more » App Dev begins digitizing campus trophy cases April 3, 2019 — by Rohan Kumar and Oliver Ye Due to issues with safety and costs, Application Development club has started a project to digitize the physical trophy cases on campus. read more » Falcons struggle to adapt to as they adjust to new coaching April 1, 2019 — by Justin Guo and Oliver Ye With a new lineup, the Falcons aren’t as competitive as in the past few years read more » Drama students travel to LA for CA State Thespian conference April 1, 2019 — by Anishi Patel and Oliver Ye Students compete, attend workshops and receive professional feedback at the CST. read more » Humanity’s impact on environment exacting steeper price March 27, 2019 — by Rohan Kumar and Oliver Ye Traveling abroad reveals that environmental issues such as climate change and pollution have devastating impacts on not only the Earth as a whole, but also on individual people. read more » ‘The Sound of Music’ returns to SHS; cast list released and preparations underway March 26, 2019 — by Anishi Patel and Oliver Ye Drama students prepare for the 2019 spring musical, which will premiere on April 26. read more » Swimming: Falcons pull together for smooth start to season March 26, 2019 — by Patrick Li and Oliver Ye Balanced team leads to successful meets despite earlier start to season. read more » Automated lunch check-in helps lines move faster March 26, 2019 — by Rohan Kumar and Oliver Ye New computer program and barcode scanners allow students to quickly log their cash-free purchases. read more » Simple lab coat holds deep meaning February 14, 2019 — by Oliver Ye Chemistry teacher honors late husband. read more » A memorable ‘birthday’ February 12, 2019 — by Oliver Ye Science Teachers carry out prank wars, entertaining both staff and students. read more » Voorhees’ treasured top February 12, 2019 — by Oliver Ye Toy top serves as reminder that fun can be achieved without electronics read more » Breaking down the Holy Trinity of .IO games February 12, 2019 — by Rohan Kumar and Oliver Ye The genre of .IO games, characterized by simple player versus player mechanics, consists of hundreds of unique and popular games. Two hard-core .IO gamers have come together to determine their top three favorites. read more » Pro: Redwood Middle School’s math policy harmful to student growth February 12, 2019 — by Rohan Kumar and Oliver Ye Limiting the math classes that students can takes prevents proficient and advanced mathematicians from living up to their potential read more » Boys’ volleyball: Despite losing majority of starting lineup to graduation, team remains strong February 12, 2019 — by Justin Guo and Oliver Ye Challenging season lies ahead for a rebuilt team with a new coach and a drastically different roster. read more » Top 10 ways to survive Valentine’s Day February 6, 2019 — by Rohan Kumar and Oliver Ye Reporters share how to spend Valentine's Day. read more » Drama honors students to perform ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ at One Act Festival December 12, 2018 — by Anishi Patel and Oliver Ye In addition to being in the public domain, Shakespeare's plays have flexible timeperiods. read more » Boys’ soccer struggles during early season December 12, 2018 — by Jun Lee and Oliver Ye After losing 18 seniors to graduation from last year's’ squad, and moving up a division, the soccer team is winless after their first four games read more » Legendary UCLA coach John Wooden inspired Robinson in life and in basketball December 12, 2018 — by Anna Novoselov and Oliver Ye Robinson credits many of his successes to living by Wooden’s philosophy and pyramid of success. read more » Cramming for tests is, unfortunately, effective December 12, 2018 — by Oliver Ye and Samantha Yee Why invest hours of time studying in advance when it’s not needed? read more » Freshman seeks spot on national table tennis team December 12, 2018 — by Rahul Vadlakonda and Oliver Ye The concentration required in the high-speed sport translates into other benefits as well. read more » Affirmative action should be based on socioeconomic status December 11, 2018 — by Kevin Sze and Oliver Ye Reporters argue that race-based affirmative only ends up exacerbating the problems it's supposed to fix. read more » Art and film schools now place emphasis on creativity, innovation November 26, 2018 — by Anna Novoselov and Oliver Ye Art and film students prepare portfolios to showcase their creativity as opposed to technical skill — a change from a decade earlier. read more » Senior Shasta Ganti stars as Brutus in ‘Julius Caesar’ October 29, 2018 — by Anishi Patel and Oliver Ye Senior Shasta Ganti takes on the challenge of playing Brutus, whose character contrasts with his previous castings, in the Fall Play read more » Volleyball: Girls end season on a high note October 29, 2018 — by Jun Lee and Oliver Ye The Falcons took several losses early in the season due to inexperience, but quickly improved, winning three of their last games. read more » A deep dive into local boba stores September 27, 2018 — by Oliver Ye Reporter's reviews and recommendation on nearby boba stores. read more » Top 10 ways to get your teacher to love you September 27, 2018 — by Rohan Kumar and Oliver Ye Best ways to please your teachers. read more » “Julius Caesar” cast list released; rehearsals begin September 25, 2018 — by Anishi Patel and Oliver Ye Shakespearean language in "Julius Caesar" provides challenge for rehearsals. read more » Volleyball: Following in older sister’s path, Risa Carter keeps struggling squad in contention September 24, 2018 — by Oliver Ye and Jun Lee Junior Risa Carter follows 2018 alumni Riley Carter's footsteps, leading the girls' volleyball team to CCS. read more » Braces, once nerdy, have transcended their negative image September 23, 2018 — by Oliver Ye and Allen Chen The negative image and stigma that comes from braces read more » Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2024 by The Saratoga Falcon. 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