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 » Sadie’s officially cancelled, formal dances stay April 3, 2008 — by Brian Kim Administrators have canceled this year's Sadie Hawkins Dance -- the traditional culmination of Spring Fling week -- because of the drinking that occurred at the holiday dance in December. Despite the cancellation of Sadie's, three formal dances, Winter Ball, Junior Prom and Senior Prom, remain on schedule. read more » Senior eligible to vote in upcoming election April 3, 2008 — by Allen Liu As Super Tuesday draws near, the fight for the presidency begins to heat up. On Tuesday, 22 states will host primary elections, and in the days before, Democrats and Republicans, not to mention Independents, Populists and Green Party members–throughout the country will read over voter information booklets in order to decide whom they will support. read more » Senior turns passion for violin into career April 3, 2008 — by Kirstie Lee and Brian Tsai Not many people know what they want to do when they grow up. Some even have a hard time choosing their careers when they’re adults. But for senior Jennifer Wey, Wey knew that she had a strong future with the violin ever since age 3. read more » Court of dreams: Basketball coach Mike Davey plans for full outdoor court April 3, 2008 — by Aditi Jayaraman and Saniha Shankar If basketball coach Mike Davey has his way, his team and others will be able to play year-round on a new, state-of-the-art outdoor basketball court. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...373374375376377next Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.