Big question for juniors: Which AP English class should I take? March 6, 2016 — by Jason Zhao The Saratoga Falcon conducted an interview with AP Literature teacher Jason Friend, AP Language teacher Cathy head, and Nina Nelson, one of several seniors taking both classes this year, regarding the differences between AP Lit and AP Lang. read more » Dance Fitness class aims to release stress March 6, 2016 — by Julia Miller During the guidance meetings held in the McAfee Center in February, juniors and seniors were formally introduced to the new P.E. elective class: Dance Fitness. read more » Volunteers at Stop Hunger Now event package 28,080 meals March 3, 2016 — by Caitlyn Chen In just two hours, 28,080 meals were packaged in the school’s third annual food packaging event, Stop Hunger Now, held on Feb. 27. read more » History Bowl team takes strides, prepares for nationals March 3, 2016 — by Neil Rao In hopes of continuing their success from the past year, the school’s History Bowl team is looking to succeed in the upcoming National History Bowl Tournament during the week of April 11 in Washington, D.C. read more » Bell schedule debate: Where do we go from here? February 13, 2016 — by Gitika Nalwa, Katherine Sun and Rachel Zhang How the community fractured over what is best for students read more » Second-semester seniors find inspiration February 11, 2016 — by Anant Rajeev and Gwynevere Hunger For many seniors, second semester is a time of pure bliss. Free time abounds, pressure dissolves and college applications are a distant memory. However, some seniors continue to make a productive use of their time by seeking outside opportunities before heading off to college in the fall. read more » Speaker stresses student independence February 10, 2016 — by David Fan Author Julie Lythcott-Haims' message resonated with many parents and teachers. read more » Class of 2016 valedictorian, salutatorian announced February 9, 2016 — by Helen Chen and Melissa Magner At first glance, this year’s valedictorian and salutatorian are not so different from those of previous years: Both excel at what they do, and in particular both are known by their peers for their stellar performances in science and math. But for the first time since 2008, both are female. read more » ‘Rigorous’ schedule standards may change on school reports for college apps February 8, 2016 — by Olivia Lu and Amulya Vadlakonda What does it mean for a student to take the “most challenging” course load? This question on the school reports that guidance counselors send to colleges during the college admission process has never been answered with a standard measurement. In the past, the school’s four guidance counselors have made individual judgment calls on the rigor of each student’s academic load. read more » Optimism runs high for robotics team February 8, 2016 — by Aditya Chaudhry As a senior and key mechanical designer, Riaziat is a jack of all trades, working on all aspects of this year’s robot. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...168169170171172...180190200210220...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.