Pandemic slowed substance use rates among teens; those numbers are rising again November 16, 2023 — by Saachi Jain, Grace Lin and Ruiyan Zhu Trends at SHS show older students using drugs and alcohol more than freshmen and sophomores. read more » Robotics teams compete in their first tournaments of the year November 16, 2023 — by Florence Hu and Ruiyan Zhu VEX teams hosted a tournament for high school and middle school teams, while Saratoga’s First Robotics Team (FRC) attended an offseason competition. read more » Gerrymandering undermines democracy November 15, 2023 — by Nicole Lee and Ruiyan Zhu Fixing voting lines for political and other reasons can cause problematic disparities. read more » Girls’ soccer preview: Spendlove, Oberhauser lead Falcons into a new season November 15, 2023 — by Amelia Chang and Ruiyan Zhu With strong returning players and incoming freshmen, the team is looking forward to the season. read more » Wang soars into NorCal golf tourney while the Falcon team settles for 4th place finish in league November 12, 2023 — by Sunny Cao and Ruiyan Zhu Sophomore Millie Wang beat many of her personal records throughout the season. read more » Best fall scented candles at Sephora, T.J. Maxx and Target November 11, 2023 — by Christina Labban and Ruiyan Zhu After a trip to Westgate mall, we came up with a list of nostalgic, comforting candle scents to accompany you during a stressful school year. read more » Robotics teams grow — and gear up — for new season October 14, 2023 — by Florence Hu and Ruiyan Zhu Preparations for the fast-approaching tournaments have been underway since the beginning of the seasons. read more » Golfers adjust to new rules that speed the pace of plays September 29, 2023 — by Sunny Cao and Ruiyan Zhu With a new rule change, the athletes have been adjusting to faster games. read more » Sophomores power through quad day despite low participation September 28, 2023 — by Annie Liu & Ruiyan Zhu While struggling with low interest and changing the choreography too often, the sophomore class had a rather stressful Homecoming. read more » More teens using sometimes risky e-bikes, raising safety concerns September 28, 2023 — by Grace Lin & Ruiyan Zhu E-bikes can reach speeds of 40 mph, injuring bikers and posing a hazard to other vehicles. read more » Visuals by Ruiyan November 16, 2023: Robotics teams compete in their first tournaments of the year VEX robot drivers maneuver their robots through the field during a competition on Oct. 8 at the school’s big gym. September 28, 2023: Palisoul takes on new role teaching English 11 Honors Bookshelf used for the library system in Mary Palisoul’s classroom Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.