Senior prom promises exciting Night at the Museum May 19, 2019 — by Elaine Fan and Sanjana Melkote Dance to be held at California Academy of Sciences on June 1. read more » SMASH’n awards crown the best of MAP June 8, 2018 — by Ashley Feng and Sanjana Melkote The night celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the program read more » Social Media scrolls to depression January 21, 2018 — by Sanjana Melkote and Anna Novoselov Teens should be discourgaged from spending excess time online due to mental health impacts read more » College freshman Nate Ching explores his interest in film after taking MAP December 12, 2017 — by Sanjana Melkote and Krithi Sankar Alum reflects on his experience in MAP and the opportunities it opened up for him. read more » Freshman field trip introduces MAP culture early on December 12, 2017 — by Sanjana Melkote and Krithi Sankar MAP introduces new freshman field trip to connect literature with reality. read more » Bullet journal not your days but your dreams November 16, 2017 — by Connie Liang and Sanjana Melkote Reporters try out bullet journaling as a method of destressing. read more » Cultural traditions instill positive values October 13, 2017 — by Sanjana Melkote Junior Sanjana Melkote considers how Indian traditions have shaped her life read more » Marching band brings music and spirit to football games October 13, 2017 — by Sanjana Melkote The band practices for several hours each fall to create seamless performances at football games. read more » Herzman teaches AP Lit while Head pilots Balance English 9 September 11, 2017 — by Sanjana Melkote Two english teachers switch classes this year. read more » Freshman 15 September 1, 2017 — by Sanjana Melkote, Kaylene Morrison, Howard Tang, Amy Tang, and Alex Wang Meet 15 freshmen and learn about their interests and experiences. read more » Thermond teaching English 10 instead of Creative Writing September 1, 2017 — by Sanjana Melkote and Krithi Sankar Drama teacher utilizes interest in drama to teach english. read more » Don’t lose childhood when becoming mature May 26, 2017 — by Sanjana Melkote Keeping some aspects of a child's mind can can greatly benefit one's creativity and personal relationships. read more » Hemmerich balances flow and structure in classroom setting April 28, 2017 — by Sanjana Melkote New media arts teacher learns balance between motivating and constructively criticizing students. read more » Dancing is hard; teaching it is harder April 26, 2017 — by Sanjana Melkote Sophomore moves from learner to teacher as she experiences teaching dance to young children. read more » Annual Jazz Cab a successful night of music, food and friends March 15, 2017 — by Kevin Chow and Sanjana Melkote The event was so popular that organizers ran out of food. read more » I don’t want to spend my life running after time March 7, 2017 — by Sanjana Melkote Sophomore reflects on 15 years of her life. read more » YouTubers call out platform for changing its video algorithms January 25, 2017 — by Francesca Chu and Sanjana Melkote Youtube change of policy upsets many Youtubers. read more » Falcon staffers get smart for pancake art January 22, 2017 — by Elaine Fan and Sanjana Melkote This year, the baking adventures of our fellow Falcon staffers have led to mediocre and even disastrous results. So when we were given the challenge of creating our very own pancake masterpiece, we were nervous, yet also excited. read more » A Taste of Heaven November 21, 2016 — by Sanjana Melkote Cafe in India brings people and food together read more » Volunteering requires ‘make it matter’ mindset November 21, 2016 — by Sanjana Melkote Many students approach volunteering for class requirements as a heavy burden only to be lifted after at least six hours of hard labor on precious weekends that could be spent in better ways. But volunteering requirements were created in an attempt to teach students the value of giving back. To make it more worthwhile, students should try to change their mindset, while the classes should become more creative in their approaches to volunteering chances. read more » Fall play premieres Nov. 12 October 19, 2016 — by Sanjana Melkote A cast of 35 students will transform themselves into spirits, snakes, puppeteers, musicians and forces of nature to perform this year’s fall play “The White Snake” on Nov. 12, 13 and 18, 19. read more » College speaker meetings help seniors review application process October 19, 2016 — by Sanjana Melkote and Kitty Huang Every year in the fall, college representatives from across the country talk to students about defining characteristics and the application process of their school. The meetings occur during tutorials, lunches and sometimes after school and are held at the Library Research Center, staff lounge, an office conference room and sometimes in the McAfee Center. read more » Snapchat geofilters place pride in schools and communities October 19, 2016 — by Francesca Chu and Sanjana Melkote Geofilters are location-based overlays that Snapchat users can apply to their pictures. Any user has the ability to create a filter by designing a graphic and submitting it to Snapchat’s website. Snapchat requires that the submission is a web-optimized form and follows their suggested dimensions. read more » For a second year, students travel to Costa Rica for environmental efforts September 10, 2016 — by Kitty Huang and Sanjana Melkote Seniors Danielle and Daviana Berkowitz, along with their sophomore sister Khiara Berkowitz, worked in conjunction with science teachers Kristen Thomson and Matt Welander to plan the trip to their native country. read more » Tennis team hopes to win league champion for fourth consecutive year September 4, 2016 — by Elizabeth Lee and Sanjana Melkote Recap on the 2016 Girls' Tennis read more » Visuals by Sanjana January 22, 2017: Falcon staffers get smart for pancake art The finished products - one chick, panda, and cat made entirely of pancake batter. September 8, 2016: On Back to School Night, parents take a walk in children’s shoes Drama teacher Sarah Thermond speaks with a parent during Back To School Night on Aug. 30. 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