SHS drops eight places for top high schools December 15, 2008 — by Shannon Galvin and Tiffany Tung Last year, Saratoga was ranked No. 72 nationwide in U.S. News and World Report’s first annual ranking of high schools. This year, however, students were slightly disappointed to find the school’s true ranking had dropped No. 80 in second year of the ranking—behind local schools such as Gunn and Monta Vista. read more » Link ends year by making cookies December 12, 2008 — by Albert Gu As the holiday season approaches and the first semester of high school draws to a close, freshmen are finding themselves in need of a break from the stress of school. The Link Crew provided that on Dec. 11 with Cookies in the Making, an event where freshmen and their Link leaders decorated cookies after school. read more » Gay student overcomes obstacles December 8, 2008 — by Uttara Sivaram Meet Dave. He is a friendly and hard working student at Saratoga High who receives good grades in school and shows an enthusiasm for extra-curriculars. Dave also happens to be gay. read more » Field hockey advances to CCS finals November 21, 2008 — by Shannon Galvin For the past four years, the Lancers have made it into CCS finals, but this year, in an upset, it’s the Falcons’ turn. After a 2-1 home victory on Nov. 18, the Falcons are heading to the finals for a showdown against rival Los Gatos. read more » Page releases third CD November 21, 2008 — by Saniha Shankar English teacher Paul Page has recently released his third CD, a collection of piano music called “Autumn Sequence.” “The music on this CD is sort of a hybrid classical, which means that although the music is contemporary, it is based on classical models,” said Page. read more » New PE requirements cause some controversy, confusion November 18, 2008 — by Lauren Kuan and Pia Mishra After a 12-week season, freshman JV tennis player Priyanka Arunkumar was looking forward to a nice, relaxing break. To her surprise, she found out that she only had two weeks until she would have to go to a sports P.E. class to complete her semester requirement for physical education. read more » Students credited for President Obama’s success November 18, 2008 — by Grishma Athavale and Aditi Jayaraman To say that this year’s presidential election was remarkable would be an understatement. With the highest voter turnout since the 1972 presidential elections, arguably the highest amount of youth involvement ever and the first African-American presidential elect in American history, Barack Obama, the 2008 election has made a lasting mark on Saratoga High students. read more » 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 » firstprevious...1020304050...291292293294295...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.