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Humans of La Salle: Pet Peeves

Humans of La Salle: Pet Peeves

Hannah Markowski, Staff Reporter
January 16, 2015
Filed under Humans of La Salle, Student Life

In this edition of “Humans of La Salle,” students were asked “What annoys you the most?” Here are some of their answers. Marissa Vanecko "When people fold the corners of books. I hate that." *** Jane Bronec "It's kinda lame but [when people are disrespectful], Like people with no boundaries." *** Ian  McMahon "My sibl...

Finding Inspiration Through Different Styles of Music

Finding Inspiration Through Different Styles of Music

Natalie Saltares, Editor
January 14, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

With a wide variety of students at La Salle, it comes to no surprise that there is also an exceedingly large range of music preferences. Some students prefer to spend their time listening to more commonly known songs, artists and bands, while others prefer to immerse themselves in a style of music that...

Students Show Duck Spirit Ahead of National Championship

Students Show Duck Spirit Ahead of National Championship

Veronica Horton, Editor
January 12, 2015
Filed under Photos, Student Life

Students of La Salle showed their spirit for the Ducks today, who take on Ohio State tonight for the National Championship at 5:30pm. ...

Humans of La Salle: Looking Ahead to 2015

Humans of La Salle: Looking Ahead to 2015

Maddie Pfeifer, Staff Reporter
January 7, 2015
Filed under Humans of La Salle, Student Life

As we begin the new year, the Falconer decided it was time again for a Humans of La Salle. In this edition, students were asked what their New Years resolution was, or what they are looking forward to in 2015. Stella Tompkins "2015...I'm really looking forward to spring break because I'm going to go ...

Annual Christmas Concert Brings Cheer to Students Before Break

Annual Christmas Concert Brings Cheer to Students Before Break

Hannah Markowski and Maddie Pfeifer
December 19, 2014
Filed under Photos, Student Life

On Friday morning, students gathered in the gym to listen to their peers perform Christmas songs. Jazz band, concert band, guitar, and choir were featured as students and staff sang along and enjoyed some music before the break.

La Salle Students React to Ferguson

La Salle Students React to Ferguson

Clarice Beasley, Editor
December 19, 2014
Filed under Student Life

The killing of Michael Brown, a black teenager, this summer by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in Ferguson, Missouri has sparked a national conversation about race and the role of the police. Mr. Stegner, a La Salle history teacher, decided that the way to participate in this conversation is...

How Lasallians Celebrate Christmas

How Lasallians Celebrate Christmas

Gabi Simmons, Staff Reporter
December 19, 2014
Filed under Features, Student Life

Our fellow teachers and classmates have many traditions and favorites throughout the holidays. Many include movies, carols, and a variety of foods. With Christmas just around the corner, we decided to interview a variety of people in the Lasallian community to find out their holiday traditions. Traditions...

Dress Fashionably Without Burning A Hole In Your Wallet

Dress Fashionably Without Burning A Hole In Your Wallet

Natalie Saltares, Editor
December 17, 2014
Filed under Fashion, Opinion

Often times, especially for myself, it is hard walking into a store without buying everything that catches my attention. Like most high schoolers our budget is not infinite so often times we have to settle for less than we think we deserve. More often than not I spend way too much money on clothes that...

La Salle Cultivates Green Efforts

La Salle Cultivates Green Efforts

Clarice Beasley, Editor
December 16, 2014
Filed under Features, News

La Salle is making changes around campus this winter. "We are attempting to implement more earth friendly solutions to serve as an example to students," says Matt Winningham, the Vice President of Finance & Operations at La Salle. "By La Salle making these changes, it shows that we all can make a...

Wrapping Party 2014

Wrapping Party 2014

Emrie Good, Staff Reporter
December 15, 2014
Filed under Photos, Student Life

Christmas Drive elves and students gathered on December 12th  for La Salle's annual Christmas Wrapping Party. These students wrapped the donations and presents from the Christmas Drive for our neighbor school, Lot Whitcomb. For more information about the Christmas Drive, see our earlier stor...

Unique Winter Fashion Trends Make Their Way Through La Salle

Unique Winter Fashion Trends Make Their Way Through La Salle

Natalie Saltares, Editor
December 3, 2014
Filed under Fashion, Student Life

Throughout the halls of La Salle students try their best to express their own styles while respecting the dress code. And with each winter season, new wardrobes and fashion styles make their way into our school. Boots are an ever popular fashion trend that never seem to go out of style. Through the...

Heroic Vow Assembly Honors Seniors and Teacher of the Year

Heroic Vow Assembly Honors Seniors and Teacher of the Year

Hannah Markowski and Maddie Pfeifer
November 19, 2014
Filed under Photos, Student Life

On November 12, 2014, students and staff gathered in the gym for the annual Heroic Vow Assembly. This assembly honors the seniors of the school and dates back to to the time of our founder St. John Baptist de La Salle. The assembly also recognizes the teacher of the year, who this year, is Ms. Moran.

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