Summer construction ends successfully September 9, 2022 — by Howard Shu Over the summer, most of the campus was closed, and five active Measure E projects took major leaps forward or were finished by the dozens of workers who were on site: heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and roofing upgrades in 24 classrooms; covered walkway refurbishment; the installation of a pool canopy; the remodeling of […] read more » Robotics teams clash against the world’s best teams in Houston May 30, 2022 — by Nikhil Mathihalli and Daniel Wu The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) team, 649 MSET Fish, along with one of the three FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) teams, 6165 MSET Cuttlefish, competed at the FIRST World Division Tournament at the George R. Brown convention center in Houston. This year marks the sixth time MSET Fish and the second time MSET Cuttlefish have attended […] read more » Combined prom set for May 29 at Tech Interactive May 30, 2022 — by Avani Kongetira Despite steep ticket prices, the first combined junior and senior prom at the Tech Interactive in San Jose has sold out. The event, which will be attended by 520 students, will be held on May 29 from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. with the theme “Night in the Cosmos,” according to an announcement by senior […] read more » Grad Night to be hosted at school on June 2 May 26, 2022 — by Hannah Lee and Stephanie Sun Senior Graduation Night will take place following graduation on June 2 at 10:30 p.m. in the small gym, cafeteria, quad and football field. Check-ins will occur between 10 to 10:30 p.m. Only students wearing Grad Night T-shirts will be allowed to attend the event. Shirts will be distributed at the end of graduation practice earlier […] read more » District to review plan for solar panel farms in mid-June May 22, 2022 — by Christina Chang For years, community members and students such as junior Miranda Yee have argued that since many neighboring schools like Prospect, Wilcox and Monta Vista have installed solar panels, so should the wealthier Los Gatos-Saratoga High School District. “As a voice representing my fellow students, I want to remind you that [global warming] isn’t just an […] read more » Orchestra and band students headed to Europe this summer May 22, 2022 — by Shannon Ma Prior to the pandemic, the music department made frequent trips to different U.S. cities for festivals and competitions, such as the 2019 Midwest Clinic in Chicago. For the first time in over 10 years, they had also planned a summer 2020 Europe tour — a once-in-a-lifetime experience for orchestra, band and choir students. However, when […] read more » ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ overcomes hurdles presented by illnesses May 22, 2022 — by Lena Aribi and Christopher Chen This year’s school spring musical, “Fiddler on the Roof,” ran a total of five performances, with back-to-back shows on April 29 and 30 as well as May 6 and 7. The play follows the milkman Tevye (senior Taylor Zhou) and his three daughters — Tzeitel (junior Anastasia Ramirez), Hodel (senior Peilin Zhang) and Chava (freshman […] read more » APUSH students compete at the 2022 National History Day State Finals in Sacramento May 22, 2022 — by Shannon Ma and Jonathan Si As junior Stephanie Sun walked into the SHS library on March 13, she was all nerves; earlier that day, she and her group participated in the exhibit portion of Santa Clara’s National History Day (NHD) county competitions. Though Sun was confident in her group and their project, she was nervous about whether her team would […] read more » Long-term sub brings in her experiences as an advocate, journalist and entrepreneur into classroom May 22, 2022 — by Sam Bai, Selina Chen and Aiden Ye On May 11, Saratoga mayor Tina Walia stepped into Room 606, which was filled with eager students. She had been invited by long-term substitute Gloriana Garcia to give her knowledge on the local government. Such a relevant discussion is not an uncommon scene in AP United States Government and Economics, where Garcia has been working […] read more » Speech and Debate team celebrates senior night, head coach’s Hall of Fame induction May 22, 2022 — by Selina Chen Donning blazers, shirts and dresses, students and parents filed into the cafeteria on May 17 in formal attire for the speech and debate team’s banquet and senior night. The team celebrated this year’s successes, achieved at 35 tournaments with 148 total entries and 34 awards. At states, freshman orator Timothy Leung placed 7th, and freshman […] read more » firstprevious...10...1819202122...3040506070...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.