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Hockey rivals Saratoga and Shenendehowa end first game tied 3-3

December 19, 2013 Story and photos by Eli Fisher The last time Saratoga’s hockey team played Shenendehowa, it was a 4-0 win for the Streaks in the Section II final on their way to what would end up as their first state championship in 14 years. The rival teams faced off for the first time … Continue reading »

WEEKEND HOCKEY: Saratoga takes 1st in Kauth Tournament with one loss, one win

January 1, 2013 by Eli Fisher Photos by Adam Monroe and Eli Fisher with additional staff reports Saratoga’s state-championship-defending ice hockey team played their first two home games of the season this weekend at the Don Kauth Memorial Tournament, losing the first on Friday to Mamaroneck by a 4-3 margin and winning Saturday’s game against … Continue reading »

Saratoga hockey trounces Guilderland/Mohonasen 19-2, prepares for home opener Friday

December 4, 2013   Story and photos by Eli Fisher      Saratoga Springs High School’s state championship-defending hockey team dominated the under-manned Guilderland-Mohonasen-Scotia Storm on Tuesday evening at Union College’s Messa Rink. The score came to 19-2 by the end of the game, with the Storm making both of their goals during the first period of … Continue reading »

PHOTOS & BRIEF: Saratoga boys basketball overtakes Queensbury

December 4, 2013 by Eli Fisher Photos by TJ Marron and Adam Monroe The Saratoga Springs High School boys varsity basketball team overtook Queensbury 58-47 on Tuesday evening. Look for a full story here coming soon. Saratogian story

Flipped instruction promising for some SSHS teachers

November 24, 2013 by Eli Fisher      For students in in Kurt Borchardt’s Digital Electronics classes, “the dog ate my homework” is no longer a common excuse. Instead, they’re left with “I left my notes at home.”      Borchardt is one of a handful of high school teachers across the nation, including Saratoga Springs, that have implemented … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: Girl’s Soccer: Niskayuna takes Class AA championship

November 7, 2013 by Eli Fisher Photos by TJ Marron and Adam Monroe After beating Saratoga Springs twice in the regular season, the Niskayuna girl’s varsity soccer team topped Saratoga 2-0 to win the Section II Class AA championship. This season marked the Saratoga team’s first sectional final appearance in over 20 years, under coach … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: Pygmalion begins Thursday

November 6, 2013 Photos by Eli Fisher The Saratoga Springs High School Drama Club’s Productions of Pygmalion runs this Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the Loewenberg (main) Auditorium. Tickets are $3 for students and seniors and $6 for adults.

A short history of the High School and environs

October 23, 2013 by Eli Fisher “It is probably human nature to take your home town for granted and, if you are young and venturesome, or even old and venturesome, to be more interested in places where you are not than in the place where you are, but sometimes I think Saratoga Springs has more … Continue reading »

In-Depth: Affirmative action continues to be controversial in college admissions

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 by Blaise Wichrowski, Lucy Totino, and Richard Cholnoky Trying to separate oneself from the general population when applying to college can be tough, and it can be easy to get the feeling that the process is unfair. Such was the case for Abigail Fisher, a caucasian Texas resident who was denied … Continue reading »

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