Local business owners showcase their products at weekly farmers market November 10, 2022 — by Emma Fung and Kathy Wang Parents strolled through the Prince of Peace farmers market on Oct. 27, chatting with different vendors about their products, while their children examined and sampled assortments of seasonal fruits such as peaches, plums and persimmons. Since 2018, the Prince of Peace weekly Wednesday farmers market has been run by manager Heather Harlow, and is currently […] read more » Students find greater interactivity and room for creativity in MAP than regular humanities classes November 10, 2022 — by Sarah Zhou and Victoria Hu Entering any Media Arts Program (MAP) history class some days, visitors can see students doing simulations that include donning a tuxedo to give a speech exhorting others to vote their political party or dressing as lawyers, witnesses and jury members, all taking notes on opening statements and witness cross-examinations. Whilte these activities also happen in […] read more » Around campus, leaders are selected through strong peer and teacher relationships November 10, 2022 — by Anika Kapasi and Beverly Xu As junior orchestra lead manager Tejas Tirthapura rushed around the music office grabbing music sheets to ensure that the school orchestra had a successful afternoon rehearsal, he ran through the duties he’d assigned to the other managers the night before, such as setting up the number of chairs and stands needed for each ensemble. Tirthapura […] read more » Tamasha Bollywood dance team starts practices November 9, 2022 — by Kavya Patel The Indian Cultural Awareness Club (ICAC) hosted tryouts for the school’s Bollywood dance team — known as Tamasha — in early September, with four new girls and four new boys joining the team. Altogether, the team now has 14 members. Since 2017, Tamasha has competed in various dance competitions outside of school. Each year, they […] read more » Working seven days a week, robotics teams ramp up for upcoming season November 9, 2022 — by Saachi Jain Introduction: Thirty enthusiastic rookie members gathered in the robotics quad on Sept. 10, eagerly awaiting the kickoff of their robotics season. The eager newcomers appeared to be in awe of the organized chaos inside the robotics lab. On a typical work day, Taylor Swift blasts through the in-room speaker system while the whirl of hand […] read more » Cuttlefish robotics team hosts tech professionals on Cuttlecast November 9, 2022 — by Beverly Xu Over the past few months, the MSET Cuttlefish — a First Tech Challenge (FTC) team within the MSET robotics program — has hosted a series of guest speakers: Manisha Gambhir, a distinguished engineer and senior technical director at Marvell on Oct. 8; Anthony Ingelido, a hardware engineering manager at OhmniLabs on Sept. 19; and Jeff […] read more » History in Film takes field trip to AMC theater, watches ‘Amsterdam’ November 9, 2022 — by Zack Zhang The History in Film class embarked on a miniature field trip to the local AMC theater on Oct. 7 afternoon to watch the film “Amsterdam.” The class, which is taught by Margarita Morelle and offered to only upperclassmen, follows the timeline of the regular U.S. history course while introducing students to basic filmmaking concepts, techniques […] read more » All you need to know about the Nov. 8 Saratoga City Council election: a look into the five candidates running November 7, 2022 — by Sunny Cao, Saachi Jain, Nicole Lee Editors’ note: The candidates’ responses during interviews with The Falcon have been lightly edited for clarity and brevity. All candidates’ ballot statements can be found on the City of Saratoga website here. The biennial city council elections will be held on Nov. 8 during the state-wide general election. City council members serve 4-year terms, […] read more » Students and teachers share their favorite cultural cuisines November 7, 2022 — by Kathy Wang Given Saratoga High’s wide range of cultural backgrounds including Asian, European, Middle Eastern and Hispanic countries, many students and staff members have diverse opinions on their favorite cultural cuisines. Spanish teacher Stephany Marks highly recommends Brazilian food. She especially enjoys Brazilian lasagna, which is similar to the generic Italian lasagna, except instead of marinara sauce, […] read more » Jack of all languages: junior learns four languages with plans to study more November 7, 2022 — by Jonny Luo When junior Anais Sobrier was in kindergarten, her parents sent her to a Chinese afterschool named 信望爱中文学校 (Faith Hope & Love Chinese School) for two to three hours every weekday. There, she worked with teachers and learned to read, write, speak and understand Mandarin. At 8, she started weekly classes with a French tutor. Sobrier […] read more » firstprevious...89101112...2030405060...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.