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La Salle Students and Staff Look Forward to Summer

La Salle Students and Staff Look Forward to Summer

Tori Rohlfing and Ashtin Gohman
June 3, 2016
Filed under Student Life

With summer just days away, students and teachers, as we all know, are eagerly anticipating their summer plans. For those of you wondering what others are doing for their break, the Falconer interviewed several students and teachers to see exactly what everyone is doing. Freshmen: Ellie Low is going to Shasta, California and is excited ...

Highlights from La Salle’s 2016 Annual Art Show

Highlights from La Salle’s 2016 Annual Art Show

Katie Moreland, Assistant Editor
June 1, 2016
Filed under Photos, Student Life

Two weeks ago, La Salle held its annual art show. The art show consisted of various pieces done by students in Ms. Erickson's art classes throughout the 2015-2016 school year. Here are some of the pieces:      

STEM Program Offers Students Real Life, Hands on Experience

STEM Program Offers Students Real Life, Hands on Experience

Emrie Good, Editor
June 1, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Over the course of their time at La Salle, members of the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) program go on various field trips, take multiple math and science classes and have a capstone project at the end of their senior year. They also must participate in “twenty hours of enrichmen...

Humans of La Salle: Spring 2016 Edition

Humans of La Salle: Spring 2016 Edition

Sophia Wells, Staff Reporter
June 1, 2016
Filed under Humans of La Salle, Student Life

Inspired by the popular website and Instagram page, Humans of New York, La Salle Journalism students took a trip around the school and asked their peers for an update on their lives. Take a look at the results:   Alex Baasten, senior: "My biggest struggle this year was deciding what college t...

Henson, Slyman, Yao and Yeo: Valedictorians and Salutatorians of 2016

Henson, Slyman, Yao and Yeo: Valedictorians and Salutatorians of 2016

Christian Krantz, Reporter
May 25, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

This year La Salle has named four exceptional students as the valedictorians and salutatorians of the class of 2016. The students were chosen by the Vice Principal for Academics with aid from academic council (the heads of each academic department). They are selected based upon their cumulative GPA after...

Three Seniors Reflect on Acceptances to Prestigious Universities

Three Seniors Reflect on Acceptances to Prestigious Universities

Willa Jutzi, Staff Reporter
May 12, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Over the years, several La Salle students have been admitted to elite universities which are widely recognized across the nation for their prestige. This year three seniors have been honored with acceptances to the University of California at Berkeley, Stanford, Dartmouth, and Harvard. The Falconer had a...

Special Feature: Teachers Share Their Prom Experiences

Special Feature: Teachers Share Their Prom Experiences

Raeya Finkle and Ashtin Gohman
May 12, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Prom: The formal dance is one of the most memorable events in a high schooler's life and a night that will be remembered forever. With La Salle's prom only days away, The Falconer staff decided to ask faculty members to share photos and memories from their own prom experience. Ms. Kerri Kelvin “...

Chick-fil-A: Is it Really Worth All the Hype?

Chick-fil-A: Is it Really Worth All the Hype?

Jack Miller, Staff Reporter
May 12, 2016
Filed under Student Life

As the long winter months passed, almost every day I would drive by the future site of an American novelty. The wait is over. Chick-fil-A has arrived. The Clackamas restaurant opened April 21st and is only the second version of the franchise to come to Oregon. So, is it really worth all the hype? Y...

Seniors Reflect on their High School Experience and What’s to Come

Seniors Reflect on their High School Experience and What’s to Come

Caitlin Lee, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2016
Filed under Student Life

As the year is coming to an end, students start to become excited and eager for the summer to begin. For the seniors, college is fast approaching, and most of them are ready to start a new chapter in their lives. Here's a look at how several seniors are feeling as their high school experience is comin...

Sunny Spring Day Slideshow

Sunny Spring Day Slideshow

Emrie Good, Editor
April 21, 2016
Filed under Photos, Student Life

With spring upon us, flowers are blooming, trees are budding and the grass is greener. The Falconer staff took advantage of the recent sunny and bright days to capture the natural beauty around campus.

Teacher of the Week: Mr. Devenney

Teacher of the Week: Mr. Devenney

Tori Rohlfing, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Well known for his presence in the health department and on the tennis courts, Mr. Devenney has taught at La Salle for 10 years. Along with teaching, he has also coached tennis teams for 27 years, 10 being at La Salle. To find out more about Mr Devenney, we asked him several questions about his past,...

Student of the Week: Hannah Sisul

Student of the Week: Hannah Sisul

Jack Miller, Staff Reporter
April 6, 2016
Filed under Student Life

There is no doubt about it: Hannah Sisul is a sophomore who stands out. She is active and successful in many areas of the La Salle community, and as a result has been chosen as the Falconer's newest Student of the Week. She is a member of both the varsity softball team and the varsity girls basketbal...

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