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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

“I’m really grateful for the ability to just gather all in the gym together and be a community together,” Mr. Banks said.
La Salle Gathers for the First Mass of the 2022-23 School Year
Lilah Ruud, Staff Reporter • September 28, 2022

This morning, in the gym, almost one month into the school year, La Salle students, teachers, and staff held the first Mass of the year — the first of many planned for the upcoming school year.  “I’m really...

Decorations for La Salle’s homecoming dance, “There Is No Place Like Homecoming,” have started to get set up throughout the school.
There Is No Place Like Homecoming: La Salle Concludes This Year’s Homecoming Week With a Wizard of Oz Themed Dance
Maddie Burns, Editor • September 28, 2022

After students were unable to have a homecoming dance in 2020 and had COVID-19 restrictions in 2021, such as getting tested before the dance and having to wear masks, La Salle is now able to return to normal and host a homecoming...

“Im going to trust that the Spirit is going to lead me where Im needed,” religion teacher Mr. Tom MacLaughlin said.
Mr. Mac Steps into Position of Director of Faith
Haley Golden, Staff Reporter • September 14, 2022

Following the departure of former religion teacher and Director of Faith Dr. Gary Hortsch last spring, religion teacher Mr. Tom MacLaughlin has taken on the position with hopes of becoming a spiritual mentor and a resource...

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The Falcon cheerleaders perform one of their more difficult stunts during the football game this season and help get the crowd energized.
Raise Your Pom Poms: Cheer Returns to La Salle
Cadence Wooden, Staff Reporter • September 28, 2022

For the past few years, La Salle hasn’t had a cheer team, but this year, that changed. Bringing high energy to the sporting events and helping guide La Salle in showing their school spirit, the cheer team is back and working...

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“I like baking a lot, just [making] some cookies for the day,” senior Olivia Serio said.
Student of the Week: Olivia Serio
Seleste Maldonado Ruiz, staff reporter • September 28, 2022

Senior Olivia Serio has enjoyed her high school experience at La Salle so far. She had an easy transition to high school, partly because she attended Christ the King for middle school. Seeing familiar faces and having...

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I would give ¿Por Qué No? an eight out of ten because the food was good except for the beans and the atmosphere of the restaurant was pleasant.
Mexican Restaurants: Which Ones Are Worth a Visit?
Olivia Burtram, Staff Reporter • September 28, 2022

¿Por Qué No? ¿Por Qué No? has two locations in Portland, though the one I visited is located on SE Hawthorne Boulevard, which is a 21-minute drive from La Salle. Upon...

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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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