Badminton: Falcons prevail against Palo Alto, but fall to Lynbrook, Milpitas April 3, 2019 — by Sherrie Shen and Michael Wong After returning to the De Anza Division, the Falcons are in good shape to stay in the league with a 2-4 record at the season’s midway point. read more » Badminton returns to De Anza League March 28, 2019 — by Connie Liang and Sherrie Shen Falcons hope to succeed in the more competitive division with their new coach. read more » Little Free Library: national phenomenon spreads to Saratoga February 14, 2019 — by Angelina Chen and Sherrie Shen Libraries-on-a-stick help bring neighborhoods together through a love of reading read more » Tea Ceremony at Hakone Gardens: a glimpse into Japanese culture December 11, 2018 — by Colleen Feng and Sherrie Shen Reporters relax at a Tea Ceremony at Hakone Gardens, a Japanese Estate in the hills of Saratoga. read more » Athletics department enters third consecutive year in debt September 27, 2018 — by Sherrie Shen and Michael Wong Lack of parent donations for sports continues to impact athletics department. read more » 34 students qualify for the American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) March 20, 2018 — by Frederick Kim and Sherrie Shen Saratoga Math Club excels in math competitions, scoring in the top 5% in the nation. read more » Badminton: Key addition helps Falcons seize early victories March 20, 2018 — by Sherrie Shen and Callia Yuan Badminton team hopes to go undefeated during league competition after the addition of nationally ranked players. read more » Junior creates YouTube channel as part of artistic journey March 7, 2018 — by Sherrie Shen and Elicia Ye Junior Hannah Chang posts art and baking videos on her channel, "HeyIt'sHannah!" read more » Boys’ lacrosse: New coaches help build up team February 13, 2018 — by Sherrie Shen Senior captain Niko Rositano believes their emphasis on conditioning will aid the team in outlasting their opponents and playing more aggressively. read more » 75 students to take AMC math contest January 29, 2018 — by Frederick Kim and Sherrie Shen Math club hopes to continue trend of success in math competitions. read more » Keeping up with the Kumars: senior-freshman siblings pursue competitive math November 28, 2017 — by Sherrie Shen and Kyle Wang Math club co-president prepares to grduate by passing techniques down to brother. read more » For Chen, DACA repeal hits close to home November 27, 2017 — by Sherrie Shen and Elicia Ye Despite the current administration's anti-immigrant stance, immigrant students remain optimistic. read more » Letting the caged bird sing: English teacher revitalizes poetry on campus October 19, 2017 — by Sherrie Shen New poetry club receives exceptional amount of attention during Club Fair. read more » Athletics department fighting debt after lack of donations October 12, 2017 — by Sherrie Shen and Elicia Ye Sports may face cuts due to a lack of funds read more » Inducing fear to cause change is ethical when based upon facts October 3, 2017 — by Anna Novoselov and Sherrie Shen It is time to warn climate change disbelievers about the severe reprecutions of their actions read more » RISE Club sends six members to nationals, places sixth in nation September 18, 2017 — by Alexandra Li and Sherrie Shen For the building portion of the competition, the teams were tasked with creating a contraption to filter glitter and sand in an air tunnel along with solving a few related math problems. read more » Once-in-a-century solar eclipse viewed on campus September 1, 2017 — by Sherrie Shen and Elaine Sun Once in a life-time eclipse draws the attention of students. read more » The changing of tides: Inaction in combating climate change will lead to an irreversible future May 30, 2017 — by Sherrie Shen When a powerful storm hit the Bangladeshi coast in 2009, Jahanara Khatun, mother of four, lost more than the mud and bamboo hut over her head. read more » Student suspended due to threats of violence; additional security added on campus May 26, 2017 — by Sherrie Shen Some teachers are locking their doors in response to threat. read more » Badminton: Falcons end season 1-11, will likely move down to El Camino league next year May 3, 2017 — by Sherrie Shen and Michael Zhang Badminton team argues against stacking-strategy used by Palo Alto. read more » WiSTEM participates in Bay Area Research Exposition (BARE) May 3, 2017 — by Sherrie Shen Students attend Bay Area Research Exposition and develop in their passion for STEM. read more » Explicit consent: A flawed system when concerning organ donation April 24, 2017 — by Sherrie Shen Sophomore shares her opinion on consent for organ donation. read more » Badminton: Falcons drop early matches as new players fill varsity positions March 11, 2017 — by Sherrie Shen and Rahul Vadlakonda Badminton team loses first three matches as new varisty players begin adjusting to new team. read more » ‘Thirteen Reasons Why’ a reminder to pay attention to the world around us March 11, 2017 — by Sherrie Shen Sophomore reviews "Thirteen Reasons Why," a novel with strong lessons on suicide and depression. read more » Family time at school: The highs and the lows March 9, 2017 — by Elaine Fan and Sherrie Shen Having been both a student and teaching assistant in his dad’s classes, Tyler has learned how to handle having a parent at his school. But for his younger brother, freshman Drew Torrens, attending SHS has been a mix of pushing away from his father but also getting closer, as he often hangs out in his dad’s room with his friends. Drew recalled a time when one of his friends put on Torrens’s Forrest Gump boots and walked around in them. read more » Competitive student-athletes forced to give up training after concussions January 30, 2017 — by Harshini Ramaswamy, Sherrie Shen and Amy Tang A story featuring multiple sports players who were forced to stop playing due to concussions. read more » FBLA prepares to compete at Bay Section January 27, 2017 — by Sherrie Shen FBLA tournament is nearing. read more » Aspiring professional ballerina spends junior year training in Houston January 24, 2017 — by Ashley Feng and Sherrie Shen Senior Sophie Cichanowicz shares her experience living in Texas to be a part of Houston Ballet Academy’s year-round professional division. read more » Bridging the nationwide divide: The election that shocked the world November 21, 2016 — by Sherrie Shen As the states of the electoral map started turning red on Nov. 8, an increasing sense of horror and disbelief struck most of the Saratoga community, with people posting their thoughts on social media. Most expressed shock that America could vote Donald Trump into power while some others were joyous at the surprise loss by Hillary Clinton. But whatever side people stood on, as soon as they offered their opinion, others would pounce to disagree, distancing friends and family members from each other. read more » WiSTEM members tour Google campus, learn importance of experience in tech industry November 20, 2016 — by Caitlyn Chen and Sherrie Shen Members of the Women in Stem club visit the Google campus in Mountain View. read more » Art in the past, present and future: A sophomore’s passion for drawing extends beyond the now October 13, 2016 — by Sherrie Shen As the time nears midnight, Feng still stares intently at her computer screen through pink amethyst glasses reflecting the blue-tinted screen. She twirls slightly in her brown swivel chair, eyes often wandering to the blank space above the computer. read more » Sophomore shares joys of hiking through new club October 13, 2016 — by Sherrie Shen In the morning, the hiking club met in the high school’s front parking after postponing their first hike due to Homecoming move-in week. Berkowitz-Sklar contacted potential members and posted information about the hikes through the club’s Facebook page, even though he has plans to schedule formal meetings at school. read more » Falcon newspaper staff learns from NorCal Media Day conference October 13, 2016 — by Sherrie Shen NorCal Media Day, an annual conference open to all journalism students across the state, consisted of three sessions that discussed the different aspects of storytelling and their timeliness, which was highlighted in this year’s theme: “Now, Soon, Later, Forever.” read more » Paranormal meets the physical in sophomore’s everyday life October 12, 2016 — by Leena Elzeiny and Sherrie Shen Sophomore changes lifestyle based on superstitions and ghost stories. read more » Wu takes second place in national math competition September 26, 2016 — by Sherrie Shen Sophmore exceeds in math tournament. read more » Ups and downs: A junior’s passion for building September 9, 2016 — by Sherrie Shen Last summer, out of boredom, junior Alan Lu and two other friends from nearby schools decided to build a backyard roller coaster. read more » Viruses attack students’ emails September 5, 2016 — by Emily Chen and Sherrie Shen Chainmail: don't click it read more » Visuals by Sherrie December 11, 2018: Tea Ceremony at Hakone Gardens: a glimpse into Japanese culture Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. 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