The student news site of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory.

The La Salle Falconer

The student news site of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory.

The La Salle Falconer

The student news site of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory.

The La Salle Falconer

“Everyone is authentically searching for their deeper selves, and connecting with a deeper reality, and to me, I find that fascinating, and incredibly satisfying to do as a career,” Director of Faith and Religious Studies Teacher Dr. Gary Hortsch said.
Closing a 16-Year Career at La Salle, Director of Faith Dr. Gary Hortsch Moves to Seattle, Washington
Brooklyn Chillemi, Editor in Chief • June 1, 2022

For Director of Faith and Religious Studies teacher Dr. Gary Hortsch, his first experience of a Journey retreat similar to those the La Salle community sees today came from the Catholic high school he attended in Stayton,...

“I’ve learned that it’s more important to develop relationships first and then teach from that relationship,” math teacher Mr. Larry Swanson said.
With Hope and Gratitude for the Future, Math Teacher Mr. Larry Swanson Begins His Retirement Journey
Lucy MacNeela, Assistant Editor • June 1, 2022

After 43 years of doing something every day, many people would fall into a pattern, a yearly routine — and some might argue this is particularly true when teaching a subject like math.  But for math teacher Mr. Larry...

I have been on a school schedule ever since I was in kindergarten,” President Dr. Andrew Kuffner said. Something’s going to be missing in the fall.”
"Trusting in Providence,” Dr. Andrew Kuffner Enters a New Role at the Lasallian District of San Francisco New Orleans
Avery Rush and Mary Loeb June 1, 2022

Many educators' careers bring them to a variety of different schools, sometimes in a variety of different states, teaching different age groups and different subjects from place to place, but for La Salle’s current president...

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Senior Natalie Pfleger played as a forward for La Salle’s soccer team, becoming a team captain and contributing to their success in the state competition.
Next Level Seniors: Natalie Pfleger Commits to Minnesota for Collegiate Soccer
Andrew Clair, Editor • June 1, 2022

Senior Natalie Pfleger was four years old when she began playing soccer, and although it has not always been easy, soccer has always been her favorite sport. Even in elementary school, she had dreams of becoming a professional...

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As the school year comes to a close, four freshmen reflect on their time at La Salle so far.
One Year Done: Four Freshmen Discuss Their Thoughts About Their First Year of High School
Jasmine McIntosh, Staff Reporter • June 1, 2022

Starting high school can be both an exciting and sometimes scary experience for students. With the added obstacles of the pandemic, this year’s freshmen have had more difficulties and unexpected challenges to navigate. Here...

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Jack Harlow sees Drake as an idol, as he lyricized in “Churchill Downs:” “I mean what’s it like to touch gold every time you touch a mic?/ Touchin’ heights no one gets to touch in life.”
Jack Harlow Proves He Is Much More Than a One-Hit Wonder With Second Studio Album, “Come Home the Kids Miss You”
Will Ceballos, Staff Reporter • June 1, 2022

Jack Harlow’s charismatic, goofy approach to his raps can sometimes lead rap listeners to not take him seriously, but after two number one top one hundred billboard songs...

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Seniors Share Their Favorite Memories Since Their Return to Campus From Online School
Seniors Share Their Favorite Memories Since Their Return to Campus From Online School
Clare Daudelin, Madeline Obuchowski, and Maddie Burns June 1, 2022

As the 2021-22 school year comes to a close, The Falconer asked students from the senior class to reflect on this year as they return to in-person learning. Each senior...

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“Let’s Talk About Cult Classics” is hosted by junior Avery Marks and sophomore Jasmine McIntosh, and new episodes are released weekly.
Let’s Talk About Cult Classics, Season 2, Episode 21: “The Birds”
Avery Marks and Lukas Werner March 16, 2022

Joined by special guest Lukas Werner, host Avery Marks reviews Hitchcock's “The Birds.” When birds mysteriously begin to attack the people of Bodega Bay Werner and Marks...

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