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 » Administration names top students for 2008 April 4, 2008 — by Vivian Liu This story was originally published in the April 4 edition of The Saratoga Falcon When seniors Angela Chiang and Jessica Ye met in fourth grade at Argonaut Elementary School, they found they had a lot common. They were both the same height and shared a love for mystery books. Nine years later, the close friends share the honor of being selected as valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, for the class of 2008. Chiang and Ye often encouraged each other to do their best. “Healthy competition always serves as good motivation,” said Chiang. read more » Music department hosts CMEA and Minnesota students, prepares for mini tour April 4, 2008 — by Elizabeth Cheng and Aadrita Mukerji This story was originally published in the April 4 edition of The Saratoga Falcon Music students often meet and work with students from California, but on March 14 they were bonding with students from across the nation. From Ultimate Frisbee on the lower field to a dance-off in DONthe quad, Saratoga students got to know the 50 Anoka, Minn., students who had traveled across the country to hold a joint concert with them. read more » One-act festival to begin April 4, 2008 — by James Jiang This story was originally published in the April 4 edition of The Saratoga Falcon With only 44 days between setting the final casting lists and opening night, the One Act Festival, directed by members of the drama department, will be a rushed composition of eight different shows. All seven shows and one movie are comedy based but some are more serious. The seven seniors and one junior director choose their own play and cast and directed the entire act. All seven shows will be performed each night on April 25, 26 and 27 in the McAfee Center. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...372373374375376next Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.