Orchestra again accepted into renowned Midwest Clinic in Chicago May 23, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi and Divya Vadlakonda Saratoga Strings, the highest audition-level orchestra in the music program, was recently accepted into the 77th Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference. The clinic, which will take place in Chicago from Dec. 20 to 22, welcomes over 18,000 attendees each year and offers a rare chance to connect with musicians, conductors and educators […] read more » School places second in Martha’s Kitchen in first local Food Fight competition May 22, 2023 — by Jonny Luo Throughout April, the school participated in the first ever Martha’s Kitchen Food Fight, a competition among six Bay Area schools to help feed those in need. Students and staff earned one point for each dollar donated, four for each pound of food and eight for each hour of volunteering. By the end of the month, […] read more » 1,300 show up to annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser May 20, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi The audience lit up at the sound of familiar rhythms from “That’s the Way You Want It” and “Don’t Stop Believing” by Journey as the Redwood Middle and Saratoga High combined orchestras closed out Pancake Breakfast on April 30. With over 1,300 attendees this year including performers, the annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser — hosted by […] read more » Leadership unable to host spring dance for the fourth year in a row May 17, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi As Instagram stories surveying students about a potential Sadie Hawkins dance, where girls are expected to ask guys — as opposed to guys traditionally asking girls — began to appear on the freshman and sophomore class office accounts in late March, many underclassmen were hopeful at the prospect of having a spring dance to close […] read more » District board members meet with students on campus May 17, 2023 — by Emma Fung and Isabelle Wang The three newest members of the Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District board have begun visiting campuses to get a feel of the two schools. Four of the five board members held a meeting with students during tutorial and lunch on April 27 in the College and Career Center. Principal Greg Louie sent students an […] read more » MSET Fish perform beyond expectations at Regional and World Championships May 8, 2023 — by Beverly Xu On April 19, 27 of 47 students from the school’s FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) team, 649 MSET Fish, boarded a plane to Houston to attend their second FIRST World Championship in a row — capping off the team’s most successful season yet. For the rest of the week, the team competed in the George R. […] read more » Senior wins scholarship from San Jose Sharks May 6, 2023 — by Mitchell Chen and Skyler Mao Senior Kayla Steele was recognized as one of the six Bay Area All-Star Scholarship Team (BAASST) Program winners for 2023 for her involvement in leadership opportunities around campus whether through class officer roles or ASB. BAASST is an initiative that recognizes and rewards exceptional high school students in the San Francisco Bay Area. The program […] read more » Alumna Patricia Adura-Miranda’s stories resonate with students May 2, 2023 — by Sanjoli Gupta Olympic bronze medalist, National Wrestling hall of famer, immigration lawyer and Class of 1997 alumna Patricia Adura-Miranda shared her varied experiences with students during a tutorial and lunch visit to campus on April 18. Miranda’s parents immigrated to Canada and then the U.S. from Brazil. Her mother died when she was 10, leading her to […] read more » Student speakers focus on the power of language in SED talks event at public library May 2, 2023 — by Sarah Zhou Over 50 students from different schools in the Bay Area and Saratoga residents gathered in the community room of the Saratoga Library on April 22 for the bi-annual speakers series SED Talks, hosted by the Saratoga Library Teen Advisory Board and Saratoga Youth Commission. SED Talks — which mimics the style of TEDx talks — invites […] read more » Coaches and players advocate for gym renovations April 26, 2023 — by Andy Zhu Each day, hundreds of students use the school’s two gyms for athletics, classes, social events and other activities. Though the gyms are among the most widely used facilities on campus, the area has not been significantly renovated in decades, and some coaches and players are saying fixes are long overdue. In the last 31 years, […] read more » previous12345...1020304050...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.