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Christmas Festivities at La Salle

Christmas Festivities at La Salle

Amanda Acker, Staff Reporter
December 18, 2015
Filed under Photos, Student Life

The last two days before break were filled with ugly Christmas sweaters, comfortable PJ's, and candy cane crafts. The Lot Whitcomb Christmas party was Thursday night, and the kids had a blast getting their faces painted and watching "The Polar Express". Then, the Friday before break, students were rewarded...

La Salle Looks Forward To Christmas Break 2015

La Salle Looks Forward To Christmas Break 2015

Bentina Kouadio, Staff Reporter
December 16, 2015
Filed under Student Life

With Christmas Break just around the corner, we asked several members of the La Salle community what they enjoy most about the holiday: *** What are you looking forward to this Christmas Break? Let us know in the comments below!

El Otro Lado – See the Other Side Through The Arizona Border Immersion

El Otro Lado – See the Other Side Through The Arizona Border Immersion

Christian Krantz, Occasional Contributer
December 16, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Having just recently returned, I would argue the Arizona Border Immersion is the most mind-boggling, heart-wrenching and view-changing immersion that La Salle offers. The intensity of issue, the several viewpoints that were put in front of me, and meeting many different passionate people who have dedi...

Elves Wrap Presents for Lot Whitcomb Families

Elves Wrap Presents for Lot Whitcomb Families

Amanda Acker, Staff Reporter
December 11, 2015
Filed under Photos, Student Life

The Christmas elves at La Salle were put to work today in the workshop, wrapping gifts and writing letters to our families at Lot Whitcomb. This annual Christmas drive brings joy to all the families and kids who don't usually get much for Christmas. Check out some of their hard work below! ...

Humans of La Salle: Favorite Restaurants

Humans of La Salle: Favorite Restaurants

Julianna Sprague, Staff Reporter
December 2, 2015
Filed under Humans of La Salle, Student Life

Whether it is because of the food, the atmosphere or anything in between, everyone has that one special place where they love to eat There are many different places around the Portland area where students, faculty and staff of La Salle love to go. Since there is a variety of restaurants that people at L...

Student of the Week: Nuutti Barron

Student of the Week: Nuutti Barron

Kacie Redmond, Staff Reporter
December 1, 2015
Filed under Student Life

As part of our Student of the Week feature, one student is profiled for their outstanding academic achievements and involvement at La Salle. Four months into his sophomore year, Nuutti Barron maintains an impressive GPA and is involved in Honors Algebra 2 and Trigonometry, Honors English 2, Frenc...

‘Midsummer Night’: Another Success for the Drama Department

‘Midsummer Night’: Another Success for the Drama Department

Bao Huynh, Staff Reporter
November 18, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Last Friday was the premiere of La Salle’s fall play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and it can safely be said that Mr. Casciato’s interpretation of Shakespeare’s timeless comedy has been wonderfully executed. The play revolves around a central conflict of four lovers: Lysander, Demetrius, Hermi...

La Salle Clubs Offer a Place for Everyone

La Salle Clubs Offer a Place for Everyone

Emrie Good, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2015
Filed under Student Life

The La Salle Falconer got the inside scoop from the 2015-2016 club moderators for quotes and club meeting information. These clubs let La Salle create opportunities for students to get involved in the community and with their fellow peers. *** Ping-Pong Club Religion teacher Mr. Kendrick, is...

Trick-Or-Treating A Day Early

Trick-Or-Treating A Day Early

Amanda Acker and Virginia Jacobs
October 30, 2015
Filed under Photos, Showcase, Student Life

Students dressed up in their creative and innovative Halloween costumes for school on Friday, the day before Halloween. Most teachers gave out candy to students walking around during break excitedly saying, “trick or treat.” Our staff took pictures throughout the day of the best costumes that caugh...

The Best Pumpkin Patches and Haunted Houses in Portland

The Best Pumpkin Patches and Haunted Houses in Portland

Amanda Stewart, Editor
October 23, 2015
Filed under Student Life

'Tis the season for pumpkin patches and spooky haunted houses! With Halloween just around the corner, there are a huge variety of pumpkin patches and haunted houses for La Salle students to check out. Thanks to The Oregonian, here's a listing of all of the pumpkin patches in the Portland area: http://...

Student of the Week: Ange Toku

Student of the Week: Ange Toku

Lyndsay Riehl, Staff Reporter
October 16, 2015
Filed under Student Life

As part of our Student of the Week feature, one student is profiled for their outstanding academic achievements and involvement at La Salle. Being one of the hardest years at La Salle, junior year can be a struggle for many students as they begin to look ahead at college and their high school career...

Women’s Fall Fashion at La Salle

Women’s Fall Fashion at La Salle

Bentina Kouadio, Staff Reporter
September 30, 2015
Filed under Fashion, Student Life

*****As the new school year starts, the season begins to change and so does the clothing. Instead of wearing your typical short sleeve shirts and tank tops, you can easily switch those in for a nice warm sweater or jacket for this windy weather. With the fall weather coming back, you can begin to see the...

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