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 » 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 » firstprevious...1020304050...296297298299300...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2024 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.