AP Environmental Science class goes to Año Nuevo for annual field trip March 26, 2023 — by Sanjoli Gupta and Arnav Swamy Environmental Science teacher Kristen Thomson took students to view elephant seals on March 6. read more » Canceled track meets due to dangerous weather conditions cause setbacks March 20, 2023 — by Natalie Chua and Sanjoli Gupta Despite the cancellations, the team attended their first competition on March 16. read more » Junior Sannidhi Boppana wins Honorable Mention in prestigious women’s STEM competition March 20, 2023 — by Natalie Chua and Sanjoli Gupta Sannidhi Boppana was awarded for her work in the MIT Beaver Works Summer Institute’s CubeSat competition and Synopsys Science Fair. read more » LEO Club and Hunger at Home Club lead participation in inter-school competition hosted by Martha’s Kitchen March 12, 2023 — by Sanjoli Gupta The event will occur throughout the month of April. read more » ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’: its brilliant writing keeps audience constantly on alert March 10, 2023 — by Saachi Jain and Sanjoli Gupta The creative story takes place as a murder mystery party on a private island in Greece, where games blur with reality. read more » MAP plans first post-COVID era LA trip February 16, 2023 — by Natalie Chua, Sanjoli Gupta In mid-March, 60 juniors will visit Universal Studios, tour USC and watch ‘The Lion King.’ read more » Mock Trial caps most successful season in recent history, but fails to advance February 16, 2023 — by Christina Chang and Sanjoli Gupta Practices started a month late due to an inability to find an attorney coach. read more » Students continue honing hands-on research skills in Advanced Science Research January 29, 2023 — by Natalie Chua and Sanjoli Gupta Students have received help from teachers and veterans during the Advanced Science Research (ASR) course, which Saratoga students can take at Los Gatos. read more » Film Club explores self-expression and cinematography December 7, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta Students in MAP are excited to share the roles and processes of filmmaking with fellow peers. read more » A Christmas cookie disaster December 2, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta Don’t try to bake healthy cookies. Ever. read more » For the love of Black Friday and Cyber Monday November 28, 2022 — by Natalie Chua and Sanjoli Gupta The two big shopping days after Thanksgiving can fulfill a year’s worth of shopping needs and wants. read more » Design Club collaborates with on-campus organizations, teaches design principles November 18, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta The Club introduced a new “Design Your own Brand” project to help members learn new skills. read more » Things to do over Thanksgiving if you don’t celebrate November 8, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta A comprehensive guide of activities to help calm an otherwise busy semester. read more » ‘Minions: the Rise of Gru’ movie adds insight to Despicable Me trilogy November 4, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta Watching San Francisco and the streets of California in the Minions world was both relatable and exciting. read more » Once monthly MOSAIC classes attempt to create community, tackle vital issues September 30, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta and Isabelle Wang Students give mixed feedback on the first two MOSAICs of the school year. read more » Holidays give Haggerty ways to teach lessons on French culture September 29, 2022 — by Amaris Charton and Sanjoli Gupta Students taking French connect with France through cooking traditional food, going to museums and creating art pieces. read more » Teachers’ favorite shows range from ‘Big Bang Theory’ to ‘Downton Abbey’ September 24, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta Teachers love shows that offer a sense of escapism or relatability. read more » Tyler found that other jobs laid the groundwork for teaching September 24, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta and Sarah Thomas English teacher and journalism adviser Michael Tyler has tackled a myriad of jobs ranging from construction to working in a newspaper syndicate that have given him the skills and knowledge to lead a successful career in education. read more » On being South Indian and Christian: Students discuss microaggressions, misrepresentation in media September 22, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta Junior Sarah Thomas and sophomore Saejel Thomas, who are distantly related, discuss their cultural identity as Indian Christians. read more » All Quiet on the Eastern Front: Using the Russia-Ukraine conflict to understand history May 30, 2022 — by Sarah Thomas and Sanjoli Gupta School community discusses the effect of reading war-related novels on their understanding of historic events read more » Despite little success during season, badminton places second at CCS with Mar at the head May 22, 2022 — by Jonny Luo and Sanjoli Gupta With an influx of new players and only one win during the season, the team looks forward to improving next season. read more » Bridgerton Season 2 finally demonstrates an accurate portrayal of South Asians May 19, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta and Kavya Patel Bridgerton, the oscar-winning show, came out with its new season, exceeding many viewers’ expectations. read more » A profile in science: one freshman’s fascination with bioethics May 19, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta Aspiring doctor William Norwood discusses his thoughts on bioethics and its progression over time. read more » Badminton team bounces back after rocky start April 1, 2022 — by Serena Li and Sanjoli Gupta With 24 new freshmen players this season, the badminton team is working on team bonding and improvement of skills read more » 100-word rave: Space heaters —the ground warming invention keeping us cozy March 31, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta Want your room to be not too cold and not too hot — invest in a space heater read more » Falcon Focus: Junior re-adjusts to arts extracurriculars after spinal surgery March 31, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta Anastasia Ramirez combated pain and fatigue while participating in the fall play and San Jose Youth Symphony read more » Seniors discover new hobbies with their newfound free time in second semester March 31, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta Students’ newfoundew hobbies include crocheting, creating food-based Instagram accounts, photography and visiting the beach read more » Junior fosters long lasting love for music March 31, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta Petr Tupitsyn, who was selected to become an assistant drum major of the prestigious Blue Devil B Corps in December, has been involved with the flute ever since age 6 and continues to follow his passions read more » District distributes KN95 masks biweekly to students February 10, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta, Nidhi Mathihalli and Lihi Shoshani Following the ban of cloth masks, the school encourages students to wear CDC-recommended masks to reduce positive COVID-19 cases. read more » Math teachers encourage students to volunteer via peer tutoring in math classes February 10, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta and Nidhi Mathihalli The math department continues the Falcon Family Peer Tutoring Program where students help other students catch up on their classes’ curriculums read more » Aspiring teachers discuss the career’s importance February 4, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta Students want to pursue this rewarding job, despite a lack of prestige and compensation read more » More 12- to 15-year-old get booster shots following recent approval January 21, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta and Selina Chen Constant close contacts with positive cases cause difficulties with following vaccine requirements. read more » Diwali: the festival that lights up my life December 8, 2021 — by Sanjoli Gupta The lights. The food. The clothes. What’s not to love? read more » My infuriating television habits: speed watching and summary scanning November 23, 2021 — by Sanjoli Gupta I may or may not play all TV shows and movies at 2x speed, hit skip every 5 seconds and read Wikipedia religiously read more » Los Gatos community responds to vandalism incidents of spray-painted profanities and slurs November 16, 2021 — by Sanjoli Gupta and Tara Natarajan The events, which occurred on Halloween night, is the latest of a string of hateful attacks. read more » The ‘intimidation’ factor: What elements make some people more deserving of respect and awe? November 7, 2021 — by Sanjoli Gupta Height, body language and general confidence are all factors. read more » Color Guard, stocked with young, new members, dances back from the pandemic October 29, 2021 — by Zachary Zinman and Sanjoli Gupta The team deals with the imbalance between few upperclassmen and many underclassmen. read more » Not your typical diversity-box-ticked series: Fantasy ‘Shadow and Bone’ strengthens connections to real life October 29, 2021 — by Sanjoli Gupta Motifs of race and consent create a fictional world that is similar to our world. read more » Principal’s assistant Pola-Michelle Alas to leave school for district office this month October 7, 2021 — by Tara Natarajan and Sanjoli Gupta She moves back to the business office where she worked before coming to SHS. read more » Students excited for the return of social activities September 30, 2021 — by Sanjoli Gupta With the reassurance of effective COVID-19 precautions, participation in Homecoming festivities greatly increased this year read more » New English teacher strives for student-centered classroom September 10, 2021 — by Sanjoli Gupta and Kavya Patel Saratoga High got a new English teacher this year with some fresh ideas to bring to the table. Just what is this "student-centered class" she strives for? read more » Spirit commission pilots genderless Homecoming court September 9, 2021 — by Ariel Zhou and Sanjoli Gupta Students will be crowned as ‘Homecoming royalties’ in effort to foster a more inclusive school environment. read more » Ice dancing through the pandemic March 3, 2021 — by Sanjoli Gupta Skaters have been forced to adapt as they practice their sport. read more » Visuals by Sanjoli December 2, 2022: A Christmas cookie disaster My oven had to endure my horrendous baking. November 18, 2022: Design Club collaborates with on-campus organizations, teaches design principles Presidents senior Kasie Yang and junior Angela Zhao design an example logo for the branding design project. November 8, 2022: Things to do over Thanksgiving if you don’t celebrate The wall hanging my sister and I made during Thanksgiving Break! September 24, 2022: Teachers’ favorite shows range from ‘Big Bang Theory’ to ‘Downton Abbey’ AP Environmental Science teacher Kristen Thomson poses with her Loki backpack May 30, 2022: All Quiet on the Eastern Front: Using the Russia-Ukraine conflict to understand history Students in Laws's English class work on exploring complex topics such as identity and rhetorical appeals in daily journals. May 19, 2022: A profile in science: one freshman’s fascination with bioethics Bioethics combines medical practices and ethics to create a safe medical system May 16, 2022: The big summer disruption: renovations to impact teachers, sports teams and outside organizations A worker in the engineering lab as it is being worked on earlier this month May 15, 2022: Bombay in the Bay: an experience that still brings joy months later Sophomore choreographers Ameya Saund and Kavya Patel teach the partners dance. March 18, 2022: As mask mandate expires, most students and staff still choose to wear them March 18, 2022: Measure E to the finish: School to conduct major renovations over the summer February 8, 2022: School discusses mental health and seeking support at the Speak Up for Change rally February 4, 2022: Aspiring teachers discuss the career’s importance A TA sits with a student, explaining sentence structure in an engaging manner. January 21, 2022: More 12- to 15-year-old get booster shots following recent approval January 21, 2022: Boys’ soccer finds early league success The boys’ varsity soccer team huddles up to end their practice. January 20, 2022: Bombay in the Bay still on track for in-person performance November 19, 2021: New on-site COVID-19 testing aids school during first student COVID-19 case Inspire Diagnostic employees prepare for COVID-19 testing on Nov. 16. October 8, 2021: After a successful introduction last year, the Fitness Club hopes to inspire more students to become healthier Fitness club members listen as club advisor Mr. Ellis presents the workout for the day October 6, 2021: Freshmen overcome hurdles for challenging but rewarding quad day performance Two freshman skit performers battle each other using pool noodles during quad day. October 6, 2021: Young girls’ volleyball team endures rough start Freshman Emerson Pak and junior Lisa Fung dive to save a ball in a scrimmage during practice. September 24, 2021: Girls’ volleyball team adjusts to new coach and tactics Girls’ volleyball team warms up for their scrimmage against Del Mar. September 10, 2021: New English teacher strives for student-centered classroom Megan Laws working during Tutorial September 5, 2021: Guidance counselors transition to in-person senior counseling Guidance counselor Monique Young works in her office. 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