April 20, 2018 April 25, 2018 — by Ryan Kim and Alex Yang SHS TV looks a seniors who have jobs, recaps recents sports and Spring Fling action, shows the Dog of the Week, and examines the history of the school's mascot with principal Paul 'Robinson. read more » America has problems — and that’s OK April 1, 2018 — by Ryan Kim In all of these cases, the activists and social reformers understood what were the nation’s positive as well as negative attributes. read more » The Last Jedi: a new but dangerous hope for meme-makers February 8, 2018 — by Ryan Kim New characters were yet another source of Star Wars memes, especially with controversial character Rose Tico, who stops Finn from sacrificing himself to save the remaining Resistance fighters due to her passion to “save the ones we love.” read more » Teachers are entitled to their opinions — as long as they keep them to themselves February 8, 2018 — by Ryan Kim Classes that involve more critical thinking in reading, like English or history classes, generally promote a sharing of ideas from both students and teachers. read more » ‘Wonder Woman’ wows 2017 December 7, 2017 — by Ryan Kim Wonder Woman proclaimed best movie of 2017 read more » Net neutrality is a fundamental right December 7, 2017 — by Ryan Kim and Roland Shen In 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made its first attempt to remove the nationally accepted freedom known as net neutrality. Now, net neutrality, which gives all internet users full freedom to browse the entirety of the web, is under attack once again — the fate of net neutrality will be determined on Dec. 14. read more » It is the student, not the school, that determines readiness for college December 7, 2017 — by Ryan Kim Reporters argues that students are responsible for their education. read more » Recognizing sacrifice: A journey of empathizing with dad November 1, 2017 — by Ryan Kim Columnist recalls the moment his father left for his new job in Korea. read more » Movie soundtracks do more than just accompany the action October 27, 2017 — by Ryan Kim Soundtracks are the fundamental backbone of emotion in movies. They bring inspiration, hope, tension, sorrow, horror, joy and peace to the audience. read more » We must understand the necessity of moderacy October 27, 2017 — by Ryan Kim It is virtually impossible to be a moderate in today’s political climate. read more » Saratoga isn’t as diverse as we think October 4, 2017 — by Ryan Kim Columnist argues that our school doesn't actually have most minorities. read more » 100 Word Rant: Strange slang is not lit September 20, 2017 — by Ryan Kim Reporter argues that slang does not make sense. read more » ‘70s and ‘80s music still fresh for senior September 20, 2017 — by Ryan Kim Columnist shares his passion for old music. read more » H-Mart: a fantastic Korean salad of diversity May 31, 2017 — by Ryan Kim and Navin Tiwary H-mart, and excellent Korean market. read more » Tennis: Bells quash team’s CCS dreams May 30, 2017 — by Ryan Kim and Ethan Ko Boys Tennis unable to revenge loss against Monta Vista due to Bellarmine's "shady" victory. read more » Powderpuff tensions lead to competitive rally March 30, 2017 — by Ryan Kim and Neil Rao Spring Fling rally very competitive. read more » Tennis: Top-flight Monta Vista team defeats Falcons twice March 30, 2017 — by Ryan Kim and Ethan Ko The boys tennis team finishes second in league, having beaten all other league opponents. read more » After legislative defeat, GOP should stick with Obamacare March 28, 2017 — by Ryan Kim GOP should stick with Obamacare. read more » Pi Day: a successful and fun new fundraiser March 24, 2017 — by Aaron Choi and Ryan Kim The school introduces a new fundraiser on Pi Day. read more » Can you sing acapella? (We can’t) March 19, 2017 — by Ryan Kim and Austin Wang Juniors try their hands at acapella singing. read more » For the sake of progress, let’s move on February 14, 2017 — by Ryan Kim Although many people are against Trump and his policies, they should find a way to solve their problems and start making progress. read more » Boys’ tennis prepares for CCS with new team February 14, 2017 — by Ryan Kim and Ethan Ko Athough the boys tennis team has lost players to graduation, the team remains confident, even qualifying for CCS. read more » Even as colleges shift away from emphasizing SAT subject tests, students are still choosing to take them February 10, 2017 — by Caitlin Ju and Ryan Kim Subject tests are becoming less accepted at colleges. read more » Senior opts to join the Navy before going to college February 9, 2017 — by Ryan Kim and Saya Sivaram Senior joins Navy instead of traditional college. read more » Holes: the return of … well, holes February 6, 2017 — by Ryan Kim Junior furious about neighbor's lawn holes read more » Hollywood heroes have the right to political commentary; we have the right to disagree February 6, 2017 — by Frederick Kim and Ryan Kim Actors should be able to speak their political views read more » The power of accepting one’s name-calling January 30, 2017 — by Ryan Kim How name-calling shaped a junior's life for the better read more » Senior’s journey to Saratoga Idol January 22, 2017 — by Daniel Bessonov and Ryan Kim After her singing career launched at age 8, senior Samantha Sherman began taking lessons from a vocal teacher at 10. She practices two to four hours a week, and her repertoire mostly consists of opera music, such as “O Mio Babbino Caro,” “Summertime” and “Les Berceaux.” Now a senior, Sherman has grown in her singing prowess, expanding her vocal range as a soprano singer. read more » Cleveland Karma on the rise; Warriors at an advantage for next year January 19, 2017 — by Ava Hooman and Ryan Kim Just as the Cubs were able to win the World Series against all odds, the Warriors seem to have an advantage this year. read more » Senior’s journey to Saratoga Idol January 17, 2017 — by Daniel Bessonov and Ryan Kim 12th grader takes part in her last Saratoga idol. read more » Students adapting to the new SAT December 15, 2016 — by Ryan Kim and Elicia Ye Students call the new SAT more intuitive than the old one. read more » Remember, remember our right to democracy: ‘V for Vendetta’ is a mirror for our society December 13, 2016 — by Ryan Kim 'V for Vendetta' has political undertones read more » Santa for a day? No way December 9, 2016 — by Ryan Kim Being jolly is harder than is looks. read more » Grade reputations are misconstrued December 9, 2016 — by Ryan Kim and Cassandra King Grades aren't what they seem read more » Don’t compare: Discovering the true meaning of success December 8, 2016 — by Ryan Kim Junior discusses what it means to be successful. read more » Post-Trump: How scarring is his legacy? November 6, 2016 — by Karissa Dong and Ryan Kim What Trump has done read more » The Republican party needs to step up November 1, 2016 — by Ryan Kim Lack of Trump rejections shows cowardice among the GOP read more » The early results are in: New schedule decreases number of tardies October 27, 2016 — by Frederick Kim and Ryan Kim Attendance experiences a drop in tardies after the implication of new block schedule. read more » Some violent R-rated films inappropriate for school environment October 27, 2016 — by Ryan Kim R-Rated movies innaproprirate read more » Junior class copes with stressful month of October October 27, 2016 — by Daniel Bessonov and Ryan Kim Juniors stress over October read more » Can balding grow on me? October 27, 2016 — by Ryan Kim Junior talks about balding read more » Columnists: If high school is not like ‘Mean Girls,’ what is it really like? October 26, 2016 — by Ryan Kim and Vivien Zhang Movies create wrong perception of highschool life. read more » Silicon Valley tech hub grows larger September 29, 2016 — by Karen Chow and Ryan Kim Benefit fashion show was hosted Saratoga High's small gym to generate funds to support Silicon Valley Children's Fund. read more » Falcon runners working to defend CCS championship September 29, 2016 — by Ryan Kim and Ami Nachiappan Recap of boys cross country team performance for the start of this season and a recap of the CCS winners last year. read more » Boys XC: Falcon runners working to defend CCS championship September 27, 2016 — by Ryan Kim and Ami Nachiappan On Sept. 6, the boys ran their first meet of the season, a 2.1 mile flat course at Lynbrook High School. Other star Falcons at the meet included junior Amit Nag, who ran a time of 11:15; sophomore David Berkowitz, who ran a time of 12:03; and senior Kushagro Bhattacharjee, who ran a time of 12:27. read more » Freshman runner helps lead team after losses to graduation September 23, 2016 — by Ryan Kim and Ami Nachiappan Freshmen excels in cross country. read more » Hitting the right note: Junior makes his singing debut September 23, 2016 — by Ryan Kim Junior Ryan Kim talks about his first experience debuting as a singer. read more » iPhone 7: a waste of money September 22, 2016 — by Ryan Kim and Aaron Choi iPhone 7 is controversial read more » Proxima b: not really so proximate September 15, 2016 — by Ryan Kim and Alex Yang Our new home may be closer than we think. read more » #Prayfortheworld isn’t enough May 24, 2016 — by Ryan Kim Students need to be cognizant of international affairs in order to empathize read more » History bowl team falls short of goal at Nationals May 19, 2016 — by Ryan Kim and Austin Wang In its attempt to defend its national title from last year, the varsity A History Bowl team went to Washington, D.C., from April 22-24 and placed 14th out of 168 teams at the National History Bee and Bowl tournament. read more » We officially can’t do pickup lines May 18, 2016 — by Ryan Kim and Kyle Wang When the Falcon’s Lifestyles editors challenged us to start conversations with pickup lines, we happily obliged. read more » Baseball team makes a run for the top of the league March 29, 2016 — by Alex Yang and Ryan Kim With an early record of 7-4, the baseball team is starting off the season strong. Coming off of a successful 17-14 season last year, the team hopes to improve and make a deep run in CCS. read more » Feb. 12, 2016 February 12, 2016 — by Ryan Kim and Austin Wang SHSTV explores the controversy over a lack of diversity among Oscar nominees, checks in with Sue's Cafe, shows what the new creative writing elective is doing, previews the Benefit fashion show and delivers anonymous Valentine's Day roses to surprised students. read more » Jan. 8, 2016 January 8, 2016 — by Saro Acharya, Ryan Kim SHSTV covers college apps, New Year's resolutions, winter break and the girls' basketball team's trip to Canada. read more » Committee works to finalize next year’s schedule December 3, 2015 — by Michelle Lee and Ryan Kim After many complaints from parents, teachers and students in recent years about the Monday bell times and other issues, a districtwide group called the Schedule Advisory Committee (SAC) has been commissioned to come up with an improved schedule for next year. read more » New coders club immerses students in computer science field December 1, 2015 — by Cassandra King and Ryan Kim The Young Coder’s Club was co-founded by the Kumar brothers with the mission of immersing high school and middle school students in computer science. read more » Students become semifinalists in Siemens Competition October 23, 2015 — by Ryan Kim and Navin Tiwary Out of the thousands of students who submitted research projects to the Siemens Science competition, seniors Alexander Li, Rishi Veerapaneni and Kristine Zhang were named semifinalists along with 463 others. read more » GPA boost shouldn’t boost stress October 22, 2015 — by Ryan Kim and Amulya Vadlakonda Recently, the debate over removing the GPA boost that comes with taking AP or Honors classes has become a topic of discussion. read more » Sept. 18, 2015 September 18, 2015 — by Ryan Kim and Austin Wang SHSTV brings you a sports segment, rally coverage, political opinions and word of the week. read more » Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. 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