New library changes permanent April 16, 2008 — by Allen Liu and Alex Song This story first appeared in the March 21 issue of The Saratoga Falcon. 156 seats, 156 students. That’s one of several rules library staff have begun vigorously enforcing this semester, leading to some students being barred from the library during busy Monday and Friday tutorials and feeling angry. Audio video technician Gordon Blancett defends the rules as needed and recalled the library’s previous chaotic state that prompted the changes. read more » Wasserman retires after 36 years in local education April 16, 2008 — by Ketaki Shriram The story first appeared in the March 21 issue of The Saratoga Falcon. At the end of this school year, the school will say goodbye to one of its most beloved staff members: assistant principal Gail Wasserman. She has chosen to retire at the end of this year after 36 years in local education. A replacement for Wasserman has not been found yet; the position has been advertised , and interviewing will begin in April. Staff and students alike are unwavering in their admiration of the assistant principal and contributions to the Saratoga school system. read more » Invisible Children Alliance Club collects spare change for supplies April 16, 2008 — by Mika Padmanabhan This story first appeared in the April 4 issue of The Saratoga Falcon. Students usually don’t know what to do with that spare 50 cents after buying chicken wings for lunch everyday. It usually ends up at the bottom of a backpack. Now that the Invisible Children Alliance Club has placed change collection bins at the end of the lunch line in order to raise money, students can use their change for a good cause. read more » Invisible Children Alliance Club collects spare change for supplies April 16, 2008 — by Mika Padmanabhan This story first appeared in the April 4 issue of The Saratoga Falcon. Students usually don’t know what to do with that spare 50 cents after buying chicken wings for lunch everyday. It usually ends up at the bottom of a backpack. Now that the Invisible Children Alliance Club has placed change collection bins at the end of the lunch line in order to raise money, students can use their change for a good cause. read more » Junior plays modern-day matchmaker April 11, 2008 — by Emily Chen and Jocelyn Ye This story originally appeared in the April 4, 2008 edition of The Saratoga Falcon Advertised as a “social utility that connects you with the people around you,” Facebook has in recent years become the typical high school student’s favorite time-burner, as well as a nationwide phenomenon for virtual friend-friend conversations and pictures. For one determined college girl looking for a relationship, however, Facebook was the key to a much greater quest. read more » News-School to Offer European History AP April 4, 2008 — by Neyha Bhat Originally published in the print issue of the Saratoga Falcon. By Neyha Bhat A new European History advanced placement course will be available to juniors and seniors as an elective for the next school year. read more » School fires football coach April 4, 2008 — by Rahul Thakker This story originally appeared in the April 4, 2008 edition of The Saratoga Falcon. Despite winning seven of 10 regular season games and advancing to the CCS semifinals this year, the varsity football team will have a new coach when it plays again next fall. Kurt Heinrich will be leaving after 11 years as Saratoga’s head coach. Principal Jeff Anderson said the decision had nothing to do with Heinrich’s performance. Instead, it was simply an opportunity for the administration to find an on-campus coach for the Falcons. read more » Spring trips abound during break and beyond April 4, 2008 — by Elizabeth Cheng and Sophia Cooper As spring leads to summer, many students are using next week’s spring break and the week following for travel. The Wild Wild West history trip will take place over spring break, followed by two school trips for conferences. Additionally, many seniors will use the time to visit colleges. Wild Wild West A group of 21 students left today with history teacher Matt Torrens for Southeastern Utah to participate in a history-filled trip based on the Wild West. read more » Bombay in the Bay celebrates Indian culture April 4, 2008 — by Aditi Jayaraman and Saniha Shankar This story was originally published in the April 4 issue of The Saratoga Falcon After years of performing crowded dances on the tiny stage at Argonaut Elementary School, the Indian Cultural Awareness Club, will shift its venue for the annual “Friends and Family Night” to the McAfee Center, for the first time. This year’s “Bombay in the Bay” will be held tomorrow at 6. read more » Two-day program shows dangers of drinking and driving April 4, 2008 — by Michael Chen and Jocelyn Ye This story was originally published in the April 4 edition of The Saratoga Falcon As blood trickled down the hood of a crushed car, senior Andy Capek desperately shook senior Pete Florence’s body, but with no avail. Seconds later, Capek trembled and sank to the ground, covering his face with his hands. A police officer slowly approached him while firefighters surveyed the scene and the piercing wails of ambulances grew steadily louder. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...369370371372373next Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.