Ditch commercialized gifts this Valentine’s Day February 12, 2020 — by Sofia Jones and Sandhya Sundaram Although Valentine’s Day receives scrutiny for being a shallow holiday, this should not invalidate the sweet intent. read more » With illnesses and deaths from vaping, school officials everywhere must take more action February 12, 2020 — by Sandhya Sundaram Mysterious respiratory disease and deaths are now associated with vaping. read more » Black and Brown, Crossroads are underrated thrift stores January 17, 2020 — by Anishi Patel and Sandhya Sundaram Word Count: 670 Thrift stores near Santana Row offer great items and deals, are far superior to Goodwill read more » I may be partially deaf October 30, 2019 — by Sandhya Sundaram You might think I’m forgetful but actually I just couldn’t hear you read more » Democratic debate shows that healthcare and race are of huge importance September 23, 2019 — by Sandhya Sundaram After third debate, issues of race and health care are the biggest concern, candidates must consider minority perspective to advance read more » This Spanish Drink wakes you up better than your mom September 13, 2019 — by Sandhya Sundaram Original caffeinated drink from Argentina gives the buzzing energy boost to propel you through sleep deprivation read more » Teachers unwind from the grind with trips and relaxation May 22, 2019 — by Anna Novoselov and Sandhya Sundaram Teachers look forward to visiting their families, relaxing, and exploring the world during their summer vacations. read more » Regular classes should be significantly easier than their AP counterparts April 2, 2019 — by Sandhya Sundaram Teachers should make class expectations and workload clear before class signups read more » New GSA club discusses LGBTQ issues April 1, 2019 — by Sandhya Sundaram and Amanda Zhu GSA club is reintroduced and hopes to lead to benefits for the school and community. read more » Reporters attempt to go viral on TikTok March 26, 2019 — by Sofia Jones and Sandhya Sundaram With the rising popularity of TikTok, reporters try out the numerous song choices and special effects available on the app to achieve stardom. read more » WiSTEM plans outreach event for middle schoolers February 14, 2019 — by Sandhya Sundaram and Amanda Zhu The WiSTEM club hopes to inspire middle schoolers with the event they plan to hold in March. read more » Are Gen Z and Millennial stereotypes really true? February 14, 2019 — by Anna Novoselov and Sandhya Sundaram Technology use — and addiction — are central to common perceptions read more » Love My Buns? I don’t think so… February 12, 2019 — by Sofia Jones and Sandhya Sundaram Reporters experience unfortunate communication barrier trying to order food in a foreign language read more » Some students think flip flop policy is a flop, but administrators disagree December 12, 2018 — by Sandhya Sundaram and Eileen Bui School points to a decrease in hall traffic as one reason new policy is successful. read more » Academic programs should reconsider how they present themselves December 11, 2018 — by Anna Novoselov and Sandhya Sundaram Reporters argue that many organizations are worthless in terms of value and do not significantly enhance a student’s college application. read more » Winter haters, vacation to Palm Springs December 10, 2018 — by Sandhya Sundaram Palm Springs is the ideal warm weather getaway, full of summer activities in the middle of winter. read more » We met Santa at an Artisan Faire November 28, 2018 — by Sofia Jones and Sandhya Sundaram Reporters recount their experience at the Sacred Heart Artisan Faire on Nov. 9 and 10. After visiting booths selling food, clothing and holiday cards among other things, they took a picture with Santa Claus. read more » Serenading unsuspecting freshmen with “Shrek” songs falls flat October 25, 2018 — by Sofia Jones and Sandhya Sundaram Reporters run around campus during lunch singing songs to unsuspecting freshmen. read more » Open-campus Club Fair to span two days September 25, 2018 — by Amanda Zhu and Sandhya Sundaram Club commisioners hope to draw in underclassmen with two day Club Fair. read more » Facebook continues to dominate school communications, despite parental concern September 24, 2018 — by Neeti Badve and Sandhya Sundaram The use of Facebook in schools. read more » Should past comments, racist behavior ruin the popularity of top YouTubers? September 23, 2018 — by Sandhya Sundaram Should past comments of Youtubers, affect their current reputation? read more » Having a job teaches lessons that can’t be learned in a classroom September 20, 2018 — by Sandhya Sundaram How jobs affect students at SHS read more » Fashion slip-up: Trying and failing to thrift September 20, 2018 — by Sandhya Sundaram A student tries to hop onto a ongoing trend: thrifting for clothes read more » I tried living like a Victoria’s Secret Model for a day May 30, 2018 — by Sandhya Sundaram Reporter tries to emulate the lifestyle of a model for a day. read more » Congresswoman holds forum on gun violence May 30, 2018 — by Sandhya Sundaram Congresswoman Anna Eshoo meets with Bay Area students for a forum on Gun Violence. read more » Blast from the past: Catapulted water balloons injured teachers, leading to rule changes May 9, 2018 — by Kaylene Morrison and Sandhya Sundaram After catapulted water balloons injured teachers in 2011, new regulations were put in place. read more » Class participation should be stressed less to promote quality discussions May 9, 2018 — by Sandhya Sundaram Reporter discusses downside to participation grades. read more » Beloved Spanish teacher to retire after four decades in the district May 4, 2018 — by Anna Novoselov and Sandhya Sundaram Arnaldo Rodriguex, who holds a special place in the hearts of students, alumni, staff, will leave behind an immpressive legacy when he retires. read more » Strength-based teaching promotes the wrong values March 15, 2018 — by Anna Novoselov and Sandhya Sundaram Strength based teaching hinders children from exploring their interests without pressure read more » Strength-based teaching promotes the wrong values March 15, 2018 — by Anna Novoselov and Sandhya Sundaram Strength based teaching hinders children from exploring their interests without pressure read more » Sophomore pursues acting through small roles March 15, 2018 — by Sandhya Sundaram Sophomore Liviya Katz shares the behind the scenes of her acting dream. read more » Sheehy’s World History classes compete for doughnuts through trivia March 15, 2018 — by Anishi Patel and Sandhya Sundaram Sheehy's classes face off in weekly trivia tournaments that motivate students to study. read more » Boys’ volleyball: season starts with wins March 15, 2018 — by Jayne Zhou and Sandhya Sundaram With the loss of multiple key players, the varsity boys' volleyball team focuses on improving their defense. read more » Student band helps relieve stress March 13, 2018 — by Jayne Zhou and Sandhya Sundaram Following in their parents footsteps, Ananya and Tarun Krishnan have been a part of their band Font 12 for almost four years and don't plan on stopping anytime soon. read more » Future for annual trip to Mexico unclear with Rodriguex’s retirement in June February 13, 2018 — by Sandhya Sundaram and Phoebe Wang It’s unclear whether the trip will continue in the future since Spanish teacher Arnaldo Rodriguex’s plans to retire in June and he has been the organizer of the trip for 44 years. read more » Boys’ soccer overcomes injuries to key players January 29, 2018 — by Jay Kim and Sandhya Sundaram Even with the loss of crucial athletes, the team has a strong possibility of making it to CCS read more » Students ‘Finesse’ their way through life January 23, 2018 — by Sandhya Sundaram Use of 'finesse' as a slang word gains popularity at Saratoga High. read more » V-day was a lot sweeter when we got free candy January 19, 2018 — by Sandhya Sundaram Sophomore reminises of Valentine's day in elementary school read more » Female football player tackles wrestling December 8, 2017 — by Kaylene Morrison and Sandhya Sundaram Freshman Nora Sherman is carrying on a family transition as wrestler. read more » Winter Formal askings this year less grand than usual November 30, 2017 — by Connie Liang and Sandhya Sundaram This year's poster and flowers askings contrast with extravagant ones from previous years read more » To play or not to play? Outdoor sports teams adjust to extreme weather November 28, 2017 — by Sandhya Sundaram Harsh weather conditions and a lack of flexibility have caused challenges in scheduling games. read more » Boys’ soccer: Team hopes to replace Yu’s scoring punch November 16, 2017 — by Sandhya Sundaram Team transitions to new style of playing after losing key striker. read more » Insensitive insults demean the disabled November 16, 2017 — by Sandhya Sundaram Derogatory labels create a stigma towards those with metal disabilities and should not be used read more » New registrar chose career in education after long tech career October 19, 2017 — by Sandhya Sundaram and Ananya Vadlakonda New-registrar adjusts to new position after 25 years in engineering, marketing, and management. read more » Girls’ volleyball fights for wins in upper league October 17, 2017 — by Sandhya Sundaram In light of recent adjustments to increase team cohesion, the girls' volleyball team hopes to recover from recent losses and make it to CCS. read more » PSA’s October 17, 2017 — by Connie Liang, Sandhya Sundaram, Howard Tang, Elaine Toh, Rahul Vadlakonda, Reporters share their pet peeves at school. read more » Athletic trainer’s shadows help treat injured athletes, gaining work experience October 13, 2017 — by Sandhya Sundaram and Kaylene Morrison Liz Alves's shadows experience hands-on teaching and learn medical and practical skills. read more » Brandless, more like Brand-miss October 3, 2017 — by Sandhya Sundaram and Amy Tang Sophomore Sandhya Sundaram and junior Amy Tang review copycat snacks from a website, Brandless. read more » Girls’ volleyball: Falcons to be tested in higher league September 15, 2017 — by Sandhya Sundaram Coach Steve Chiou was an assistant coach previously for the team in 2015 read more » Visuals by Sandhya April 2, 2020: Dance team resumes practices over live video calls using Zoom; tryouts postponed until summer May 30, 2018: Congresswoman holds forum on gun violence Students gather for a picture with Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (fourth from left) Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2024 by The Saratoga Falcon. 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