Concert ‘MAGIC’ raises $30,000 for Maui fire victims and children in India September 24, 2023 — by Jessica Li and Kavya Patel Music and Good in Concert (MAGIC), a non-profit organization founded by senior Vidur Sanghi, held its second school concert in the McAfee Center on Aug. 27. The event was held to raise scholarship funds for youth impacted by the devastating wildfires in Maui. With the help of sponsors and donors including Nippon Telegraph and Telephone […] read more » Royalty honored at halftime of Homecoming game along with fall teams September 24, 2023 — by Nikhil Mathihalli The stands were packed with a “White-Out” theme as students cheered on the Falcons during the Homecoming football game against Cupertino on Sept. 22 (a game they lost 34-13). During halftime, the Homecoming royalty was announced. Homecoming court voting opened on Sept. 6, and two students from each of the freshman, sophomore and junior class […] read more » Faculty’s quad day on Sept. 18 exceeds expectations despite short practice time September 23, 2023 — by Aiden Ye The faculty kicked off Homecoming week on Sept. 18 with a “Finding Nemo”-themed quad day. More than 30 staff members participated in the finale, and their excitement and passion shone through their wacky dances and plentiful props. English teacher Marcos Cortez appeared in a turtle suit, while others donned starfish headpieces. The performance featured four […] read more » From kinesiology to political science, new social studies teacher enriches classroom with life experiences September 22, 2023 — by Zack Zhang While juniors walked into their AP U.S. History class in Room 701 recently, new social studies and MAP 10 teacher Toby Remmers handed out little paper slips with images of either an agricultural or mineral item on them. The day’s topic was the Columbian Exchange, and Remmers set up stations around the room for them […] read more » Freshmen make strides during quad day performance September 21, 2023 — by Alan Cai In a Quad Day performance themed after the Disney movie “Inside Out” on Sept. 19, the Class of 2027 displayed a series of intricately choreographed dances while dealing with technical challenges revolving around a dysfunctional microphone system and flawed sound and their status as the “newbies” of the school. The freshmen Quad Day dances featured […] read more » 33 in the Class of 2024 announced as National Merit Semifinalists September 20, 2023 — by Skyler Mao and Lawson Wang Last fall, 1.6 million juniors took the PSAT. Among those who scored highly enough to earn the honor of being National Merit semifinalists were 33 SHS seniors. To qualify as a National Merit semifinalist, a student’s junior year PSAT score must place in the 99th percentile in the state and the top 1.25% in the […] read more » CCC brings colleges to campus September 19, 2023 — by Andy Zhu As in previous years, a steady stream of college representatives from across the nation have been visiting the school during the fall semester to provide valuable insights to juniors and seniors. The visits are hosted in the College and Career Center (CCC). In the month of September alone, 43 school visits are planned, and approximately […] read more » Activities director Cunningham takes on new administrative role September 15, 2023 — by Saachi Jain When Kristen Cunningham went home for summer break on June 8, she was prepared to never return to Saratoga High. Having worked as the activities director and leadership class teacher for the past two years, she planned to sign on as an assistant principal at a middle school in Loomis, Calif., a city north of […] read more » Annual social events welcome students to the new school year September 9, 2023 — by Isabelle Wang To start off the 2023-24 school year, the school hosted a food truck fest, back to school social and a PTSO all-school barbeque in the first two weeks. Movie-focused Homecoming themes were also announced at the end of the food truck fest on Aug. 15: “Inside Out” for freshmen, “Monsters Inc” for sophomores, “Cars” for […] read more » A perfectly timed fire drill precedes actual fire situation the next day September 5, 2023 — by Nicole Lee On Aug. 23 at 11:50 a.m., smoke began filling the SHSTV Film Studio after the CPU unit of a switcher started overheating. That triggered a school-side fire alarm, and students and teachers in their fourth-period classes evacuated to the upper and lower fields. Minutes later, firefighters came onto campus, and the situation was quickly resolved. […] 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.