Career Day educates and informs students in a variety of fields March 21, 2020 — by Emilie Zhou and Shreya Katkere Despite the new changes implemented to this year’s Career Day, staff and students felt that it was successful and informative. read more » Life on the inside: my first five days of the quarantine journal March 21, 2020 — by Shreya Katkere Here are some activities I tried and recommend to other people who are feeling bored during quarantine. read more » Spotify violates privacy by constantly tracking their users’ information March 14, 2020 — by Shreya Katkere This year’s Spotify Wrapped revealed how much information Spotify records from their users. read more » The ‘no makeup’ makeup look celebrates natural beauty January 28, 2020 — by Shreya Katkere A simple makeup look is fairly easy and showcases a person’s beauty without layers of makeup. read more » Fan culture can affect artist’s reputations, lives November 21, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere and Jessica Wang Extreme fan groups pose a danger to artists through death threats and other obsessive behaviors. read more » IoT club works on a long-term project, teaches elementary schoolers November 20, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere and Kaasha Minocha IoT club strives to inspire students and beyond to be innovators themselves through work with sensors and data. read more » Thank you Spotify for having amazing playlists for every occasion November 15, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere Listening to music on Spotify makes completing daily tasks much more enjoyable. read more » Competitive parents can be a disadvantage to their child’s team October 23, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere Parents are often more competitive and invested in the sport their child takes part in than their child. read more » Week long social media cleanse proves successful October 17, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere I deleted Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube off of my phone for a week, which increased my productivity. read more » Advice on how to be productive and efficient during high school September 9, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere Tips on how to create and maintain a consistent study schedule throughout the school year. read more » Changes to bathroom policy unnecessary September 9, 2019 — by Esther Luan and Shreya Katkere The use of laminated paper as a bathroom pass does not solve any of the problems students had with the flip flop passes. read more » SHS and RMS chess clubs are combining September 9, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere and Harshini Velchamy Change resulted from realizing how much stronger they would be together. read more » Affordable places to visit in San Francisco April 25, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere When on a budget, San Francisco is the perfect place to visit and have a fun time for a price of only $15. read more » Controversy ensues after Kylie Jenner becomes youngest ‘self-made’ billionaire April 25, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere Many criticize the assertion made in Forbes. read more » Schools should provide more incentive to motivate students to try their best on the SBAC April 25, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere The SBAC test is important for the school’s ranking and students’ CA college admissions; therefore, administrators should motivate students to put in their best effort. read more » Lack of wishes for Make-A-Wish drive March 27, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere Outreach commission’s Make-A-Wish drive has not been a success so far, but the commissioners hope to continue advertising this school year. read more » Third SHS Lip Dub confirmed March 26, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere and Jessica Wang Rally commission begins preparations early for the event. read more » Seniors use blogging as creative writing outlet January 30, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere and Selena Liu Senior see blogging as a beneficial hobby to aid with heavy course load. read more » Individual school board members should be free to talk to student media January 28, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere School board should allow any member to give their opinion instead of only the president. read more » AP Biology and Marine Biology students visit Catalina Island January 28, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere Biology Students recently took a three-day trip to learn about oceanography. read more » Grande’s hit single ‘Thank U Next’ entertaining and meaningful January 24, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere After going on a brief hiatus after a difficult year, singer Ariana Grande returns with a new single, "Thank U, Next." read more » ‘Johnny English Strikes Again’ not worth the money November 27, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere Reporter reviews "Johnny English Strikes Again." read more » Desks in high school are too small November 26, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere High school desks should be larger. read more » School wrong to continue classes in hazardous smoke conditions November 26, 2018 — by Selena Liu and Shreya Katkere Why did LGSUHSD decide not to cancel school during bad air quality? read more » Voters re-elect Chang while picking two newcomers to district board November 15, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere Change leads all candidates with 35 percent support. read more » My idea of a perfect day October 23, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere Reporter shares her "perfect day" read more » Films used to supplement learning in many humanities classes October 23, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere and Jayne Zhou English and History classes show films to provide a deeper understanding of the material and a different perspective on the past. read more » Netflix creates A-List celebs October 10, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere Netflix Originals are turning people into stars practically overnight. read more » Hot off the presses: P-Rob keeps community updated with his weekly emails October 10, 2018 — by Allison Hartley and Shreya Katkere Behind the Scenes of Principal Robinson's weekly emails. read more » Nifty DIYs are not as simple as they look September 10, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere and Jayne Zhou Reporters try to make various things following Nifty's DIY videos. read more » Ruby Rose faces criticism for role in ‘Batwoman’ September 10, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere Female Jewish and Lesbian actor recieves backlash from community read more » Junior class officers host back-to-school drive September 4, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere Junior class officers organized a back-to-school supply drive to help out a nonprofit organization in need of school supplies. read more » California should be split into three states to represent voter desires May 30, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere Reporter argues to split California into three states read more » Students who have bought meet and greet tickets explain the benefits and downsides May 25, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere and Esha Lakhotia Students discuss their experiences in meeting celebrities. read more » Scantrons reused by teachers in an effort to lower expenses May 24, 2018 — by Emilie Zhou and Shreya Katkere Teachers have begun to reuse Scantrons in an effort to save the budget for more important things. read more » FBLA to send four members to nationals May 23, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere and Kaitlyn Wang FBLA recognizes many SHS students read more » Sometimes the best lessons come from the most controversial content April 1, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere In English 10, many students have been reading “All Quiet on the Western Front,” which details the many emotional and physical traumas experienced in war. read more » FBLA prepares for states April 1, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere and Kaitlyn Wang FBLA recently participated in the Bay Section Conference, where three members advanced to the state finals. read more » Sensational pop hits of 2018 March 29, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere Reporter gives a list of must-listen songs that are topping the charts currently. read more » Ethical dilemma: What do I do if a friend asks me for test questions? March 24, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere Are you stuck at a moral crossroads? The easiest, safest, and most risk-free option when a friend asks about a test is to tell them that you don’t really remember and they should study it just to be safe. read more » Girls’ basketball: 9-1 Falcons roll through El Camino league despite injuries February 11, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere Despite these injuries, the team is on a 8-game winning streak and only needs win its next two games against Homestead and Monta Vista to be at the top of the El Camino League. read more » Perfect Pals Club unites students February 11, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere and Kaitlyn Wang According to Special Education teacher Courtney Crase, because the club is not involved with the formal organization Best Buddies International, the club name needed to be changed 11 years ago from Buddies Club to Perfect Pals. read more » Winter percussion serves as artistic sport and community February 8, 2018 — by Selena Liu and Shreya Katkere Compared to sports like soccer or basketball, winter percussion seems fairly static; however, it can be just as physically demanding as other sports, participants say. read more » Sophomore finds passion in vlogging February 8, 2018 — by Shreya Katkere As a vlogger, Satterfield addresses viewers to make them feel like they are there with him as he is experiencing his life. read more » Girls’ basketball beats Los Gatos December 11, 2017 — by Shreya Katkere The bright spot so far are the three freshmen, Loo, Kaitlyn Yu and Iris Lee, all guards who are looking to fill the gaps left by alumni. read more » Tamasha gears up for competition season December 7, 2017 — by Karen Chow and Shreya Katkere Members of the school’s selective Bollywood dance team, Toga Tamasha, are preparing for their first show on Feb. 10. The dancers, 15 seniors and three sophomores, have been practicing twice a week for two hours each and sending audition videos to various competitions hosted at schools like Lynbrook, Monta Vista, Presentation, Bellarmine, Homestead, Cupertino and some college teams like UCLA. read more » Senior expresses passion for Chinese Club November 27, 2017 — by Shreya Katkere and Kaitlyn Wang Chinese Club allows students of all races at school to embrace Chinese culture. Chinese Club was started by senior Nicholas Di. read more » New clubs provide unique opportunities for students to explore their interests October 30, 2017 — by Shreya Katkere and Kaitlyn Wang The Humane Society Club, created by sophomores Risa Carter, Francesca Whiting, Alex Lee, Kathryn Hamilton and Thaila Morganstern, allows students to help animals in need through activities and fundraisers. read more » Does Toga lack electives? Yes and no October 27, 2017 — by Shreya Katkere and Emilie Zhou In previous years, classes such as Japanese and business were offered to students but didn’t get enough sign-ups read more » Don’t drive just for the sake of driving October 19, 2017 — by Shreya Katkere Columnist argues that not all students that are legally able to drive should drive. read more » Review: Lady Gaga’s controversial documentary ‘Five Foot Two’ focuses too much on her personal battles October 19, 2017 — by Shreya Katkere Reporter reviews Lady Gaga's controversial documentary. read more » Revival season of ‘Gilmore Girls’ ruins series September 17, 2017 — by Shreya Katkere Writers fail to understand fan wishes, and closes season wtih dissapointing finale. read more » Not maintaining friendships is a choice September 14, 2017 — by Shreya Katkere Reporter argues how social media makes staying in contact with friends easier. read more » Saratoga Kids deserve a break September 12, 2017 — by Shreya Katkere Most students at Saratoga don’t bother trying to skip school because they don’t want to get in trouble with parents or school administrators read more » Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. 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