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How to Scope Out a College Roommate

How to Scope Out a College Roommate

Dannise Matarlo
June 3, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

As seniors finalize their plans for the next four years, an obstacle occurs in the process of college decision making. Many seniors are being faced with the question, Who will be my roommate? There are many different ways for future freshman to decide who their roommate will be. Here are a few tips a...

Spring Art Show 2015

Spring Art Show 2015

Katheryn Rapson, Staff Reporter
June 1, 2015
Filed under Photos, Student Life

Late last month, La Salle showcased 500 unique pieces of art created by Mrs. Erickson's art classes during the school's annual Art Week. Here is a look at a few of the black and white features created by students....

How to Stay Healthy and Fit During the Summer

How to Stay Healthy and Fit During the Summer

Dannise Matarlo, Staff Reporter
June 1, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

As school comes to an end and with spring sports over, the question on everyone’s mind is how to keep a healthy, fit body throughout the long summer. Fortunately, There are many different ways students can continuously keep fit and healthy in the summer. As the sun begins to shine a little stronger,...

Moab: A Reflection on an Amazing Trip

Moab: A Reflection on an Amazing Trip

Spencer Rebagliati, Staff Reporter
June 1, 2015
Filed under Student Life

On April 20th, 23 La Salle juniors and seniors departed to Moab, Utah for almost a week. We had to be at the airport promptly at 4 a.m. Monday morning, April 20th. We traveled to the Canyonlands Field Institute about 30 minutes outside of Moab.   We started our first day getting used to the campgrounds before goi...

Evolution of High School Fashion

Evolution of High School Fashion

Nikki LaFrance, Staff Reporter
May 27, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Fashion

Fashion from the 1920s to today has changed drastically, but some old fashion has made a come back. Here is a look through the decades of high school fashion. In the 1920's, high schoolers were not yet referred to as teenagers, but either children or youth until the age of sixteen. Typical high school fa...

La Salle Announces Class of 2015 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

La Salle Announces Class of 2015 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Delaney Miller, Staff Reporter
May 27, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Valedictorians and salutatorians at La Salle are selected from each year’s graduating class based off of academic excellence related to GPA, overall grades, and rigor of courses taken during the students’ first seven semesters of high school. Valedictorians give a speech at the commencement ceremony...

La Salle Junior Releases Feature Length Documentary on Homelessness in Portland

La Salle Junior Releases Feature Length Documentary on Homelessness in Portland

Clarice Beasley, Editor
May 13, 2015
Filed under Features, Student Life

What was your experience interacting with all of the people you interviewed for your documentary? "I never wrote down any questions to ask people, so I improvised every interview I did...I soon found it was really easy to talk to homeless people."

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Student of the Week: Sabrina Sandberg

Student of the Week: Sabrina Sandberg

Sarah Mische, Staff Reporter
May 12, 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. Coming to La Salle from a class of 27, freshman Sabrina Sandberg was nervous until she realized that being friendly and being herself was all she had to do....

End of the Year Advice From Your Fellow LaSallians

End of the Year Advice From Your Fellow LaSallians

Dannise Matarlo, Staff Reporter
May 6, 2015
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

As the year comes to an end, every person struggles with the transition to the next year in high school. Will it be the same, harder or easier? Well, here are some La Salle students who have some advice to share for future LaSallians and people moving up a grade level.  As some students know, the years...

Best Desserts in Portland

Best Desserts in Portland

Amanda Stewart, Staff Reporter
May 1, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Have a sweet tooth and can’t find the perfect place to get dessert? Portland has a huge variety of options for sweet food, ranging from pies to macaroons, and everything in between. I have tried many different dessert places in the Portland area and loved many of them. Listed below are a few of my...

Senioritis: How to Deal With It

Senioritis: How to Deal With It

Ian Basile, Staff Reporter
April 21, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

With spring break behind us and May on the way, the end of the school year is approaching very quickly. For many seniors here at La Salle this means that the season of Senioritis is upon us and thriving. Many seniors are already feeling the desperation to get out of high school and get on with their...

Prom 2015: How to Accessorize for the “Gatsby” Theme

Prom 2015: How to Accessorize for the “Gatsby” Theme

Regan Russell, Staff Reporter
April 21, 2015
Filed under Fashion, Showcase, Student Life

With prom just around the corner, La Salle students are starting to get anxious. Trying to find the perfect dress or tux, the best hairstyle, the nicest jewelry, etc. can be a very stressful process. Even more stressful is trying to find these things to go with the theme of this year’s prom, “T...

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