School seeks students’ advice on dance issues November 17, 2008 — by Lyka Sethi Students’ suggestive dance styles has been an issue for several years. However, concern over the problem heightened after the Homecoming dance in October, when several parents who had chaperoned the dance expressed their complaints. read more » Senior pursues passion for videography through community service projects October 30, 2008 — by Lyka Sethi When senior Yeun Byun started working with a community service foundation called the Digital Clubhouse Network at the beginning of her high school career, her intention was to gain new experiences that would continue to inspire her dream of becoming a politician. Little did she know that through the program she would realize her true passion was not for politics, but for film. read more » Football drops heartbreaker to Los Gatos October 25, 2008 — by Rahul Thakker For about 46 minutes on Friday night it seemed this year’s Falcons would make history. For 46 minutes it seemed Saratoga would finally be able to celebrate a victory over Wildcats for the first time in 29 years. But a football game is 48 minutes long. read more » Commission puts extreme effort in rallies October 20, 2008 — by Robin Liu Students enter the gym, wearing their class T-shirts and yelling. Suddenly, the lights go off. Music blasts from the speakers. Light reappears and the gym erupts with cheers. This is the thrill that motivates people to become rally commissioners. read more » ‘Romeo and Juliet’ to debut Nov. 20 October 14, 2008 — by Pia Mishra A cast for the fall play “Romeo and Juliet” has been selected with seniors Holden Sparacino and Juliana Lustenader playing the parts of Romeo and Juliet. Other parts include Friar Lawrence being played by senior James Arroyo, and Tybalt played by junior Patrick Hawks. Sophomore Jay Lee, who has been cast as Mercutio, said that he looks forward to portraying the character and is ready to accept the challenge. read more » Seniors impress with Egyptian-themed quad day October 10, 2008 — by Lauren Kuan Hundreds of students gathered around the stairs of the quad anticipating an exciting performance by the seniors during their quad day on Oct. 3 at lunch. Onlookers came away impressed with the seniors’ presentation of their theme “Cairo,” which included Egyptian music, dancing and costumes. read more » Sophomores complete Rome in 25 days October 7, 2008 — by Apeksha Sharma After learning of their tie with the freshmen in decorations, the sophomores hoped to redeem themselves with their quad day dance on Oct. 1, in which they showed Julius Caesar’s daughter getting ready to marry one of several contenders who are fighting for her love. read more » Juniors take on ‘Saratokyo’ October 7, 2008 — by Shannon Galvin Juniors were determined to show underclassmen how Homecoming quad day is done as they performed for the school at lunch on Oct. 2, but some students took offense at the racial stereotypes in the performance. read more » Freshman quad day pleases, ceases early October 2, 2008 — by Brian Kim and Annie Lee Hundreds of students crowded around the cafeteria-faced end of the quad and waited for the long-anticipated freshman quad day to begin on Sept. 30. Some came looking for an opportunity to laugh at and mock the freshmen, and while many got what they came for, others found themselves impressed with parts of the show. read more » An experience to remember at the 2008 Beijing Olympics September 16, 2008 — by Pia Mishra and Tiffany Tung For most Saratogans, the Olympic Games meant sitting around the couch watching Michael Phelps win his eight gold medals, but for the families of sophomore Mansie Cheung and junior Kandice Wong, the 2008 Beijing Olympics was the experience of a lifetime. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...289290291292293...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.