Sophomore wins speech state championship for Programmed Oral Interpretation June 6, 2023 — by Mitchell Chen and Skyler Mao Timothy Leung rewarded for his moving story about silence in child abuse victims. read more » Merit scholarships are a solution for the gap in need-based aid for college costs May 22, 2023 — by Skyler Mao These scholarships allow both lower and middle-income students to pay for college in an equitable manner. read more » Senior wins scholarship from San Jose Sharks May 6, 2023 — by Mitchell Chen and Skyler Mao Senior Kayla Steele received a $5,000 scholarship from the Bay Area All-Star Scholarship Team. read more » Sophomore duo steps up at recent debate tournaments April 5, 2023 — by Skyler Mao Ashish Goswami and Leonardo Jia place in the top 8 of Berkeley Invitational Debate Tournament and also place first in the TOC Digital Speech & Debate Series #2 Tournament. read more » Tennis team looks to bounce back after rocky start April 3, 2023 — by Neal Malhotra and Skyler Mao The Falcons are off to a 3-3 record but sustain optimism for the rest of their season, especially with junior Shrey Jain recently coming back from injury. read more » Opinion: School should enhance its storm response in preparation for the future March 30, 2023 — by Skyler Mao By prioritizing student safety and improving power-outage plans, the school should be ready for more storms in the future. read more » Senior wins New York Times award for 2022 personal narrative contest February 15, 2023 — by Mitchell Chen and Skyler Mao Adam Xu is one of 13 winners selected for their outstanding 100-word personal narrative. read more » Teachers: Please make homework due times right before class February 9, 2023 — by Skyler Mao Standardizing due times to the beginning of class would lead to less stress and more fairness for students. read more » Speech and debate transitions back to in-person setting December 8, 2022 — by Skyler Mao In-person speech and debate, which has several differences compared to online, is not perfect but still welcomed by students. read more » Falcon editor wins honorable mention for NSPA Writer of the Year award December 6, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen and Skyler Mao Senior Christina Chang’s National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) award demonstrates her journalistic abilities as well as journalism’s power to spread awareness and understand viewpoints. read more » School releases fall finals schedule December 3, 2022 — by Skyler Mao The final schedule this year is almost identical to last year’s, with 20 minute meetups and the Period 7 final on Monday, followed by two finals a day for the rest of the week. read more » Good note-taking strategies improve study efficiency November 30, 2022 — by Skyler Mao There are many ways to take notes— these are the ones that I find most effective. read more » Saratoga’s license plate readers do more harm than good — they should be discontinued November 9, 2022 — by Skyler Mao In August, the City of Saratoga finished implementing its Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) cameras in the name of safety — but the costs and privacy violations are not worth it. read more » Library’s discarded 75-student limit promoted a positive learning environment — and should return October 25, 2022 — by Skyler Mao Despite making the library less accessible, the old 75 person limit allowed students to focus more on their studies. read more » Subtracting longtime math club adviser adds up to more work for parents and students October 18, 2022 — by Skyler Mao TJMC advisor PJ Yim stepped down after 12 years, changing both the club’s location and structure. read more » Bring Your Own Device policy has many upsides September 24, 2022 — by Skyler Mao As technology becomes prominent in the classroom, the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy provides positive impacts to the school. read more » New CBI teacher teaches vital skills to students September 24, 2022 — by Skyler Mao and Annie Liu The newest member of the school’s CBI program said he was excited to collaborate with students and teachers. read more » Senior takes design and fashion passion to next level at modeling show September 24, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen and Skyler Mao Friends and relatives supported senior Merriam Labban in her pursuit of design and fashion. read more » Visuals by Skyler November 9, 2022: Saratoga’s license plate readers do more harm than good — they should be discontinued Locations of the ALPR cameras in Saratoga. October 18, 2022: Subtracting longtime math club adviser adds up to more work for parents and students Blue group coach Victoria Hu lectures students at Redwood’s library during TJMC’s weekly meetings. Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.