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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

Though some classes test students on their understanding through the traditional exam, many are moving towards different approaches like projects and presentations.
How Are Lasallians Feeling About Finals This Semester?
Andrew Clair, Assistant Editor • January 19, 2022

Despite the many obstacles posed by COVID-19, like the loss of a typical learning structure caused by online schooling, finals will continue this year much like in the past. Many students feel teachers have taken these challenges...

The omicron variant now accounts for 59 percent of all reported COVID-19 cases.
Boosters, Symptoms, and Severity: Everything You Need To Know About Omicron
Lucy MacNeela, Staff Reporter • January 12, 2022

The recent rise in school closures, canceled flights, disappearance of available COVID-19 tests, and the increased infection rate of coronavirus globally, can all be attributed to one thing, omicron.  What is omicron? Omicron...

“I’m hoping that it provides clarity for our community about our work, and I hope it brings our community together,” Principal Ms. Alanna O’Brien said regarding La Salle’s new equity statement.
Aiming for a More Diverse and Inclusive Community, La Salle Debuts Its First Equity Statement
Anna Waldron, Staff Reporter • January 12, 2022

La Salle is enacting the first equity statement in the school’s history due to the work of the Inclusion Committee and their team of students, parents, staff, administrators, and alumni.  In order to produce a statement...

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Junior Yendora Young and senior Erin Moran stretched before beginning their drills.
Behind the Scenes: Girls Basketball Practice During the Omicron Surge
Lana Skoro, Staff Reporter • January 19, 2022

On Saturday, Jan. 15, the La Salle girls basketball team practiced at Clackamas High School at 9:15 am. The team practiced their plays, ran through drills, and prepared for their upcoming game against the school’s rival...

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“Im really glad to be back at school,” said senior Lisa Doles. “I know its my senior year, so Im supposed to be having fun, but Im actually having fun.”
Student of the Week: Lisa Doles
Lillian Paugh, Staff Reporter • January 19, 2022

Although 2021 was “kind of a bad year” for senior Lisa Doles, it also allowed her to develop herself as a person, focus on the things she loves, and pick up new and interesting hobbies over the course of the pandemic. She...

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Five Feel-Good Sitcoms on Netflix to Get You Through Finals Week
Addie Moreland, Staff Reporter • January 19, 2022

“New Girl” In this sitcom, Zooey Deschanel plays Jessica Day, a cheerful school teacher who, after a bad breakup, moves into an LA apartment with three guys she has never...

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On Friday, Jan. 14, students gathered in the gym for an assembly organized by the Black Student Union to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. day.
Photos of the Week
Lukas Werner, Assistant Media Editor • January 18, 2022

Last week, The Falconer’s staff documented life at La Salle in a collection of photos, highlighting students doing everything from studying in classes to preparing for an...

A student during Honors Pass worked on their English IV assignments.
Photos of the Week
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“Let’s Talk About Cult Classics” is hosted by junior Avery Marks and junior Stella Rask, and new episodes are released weekly.
Let’s Talk About Cult Classics: “The Sixth Sense”
Stella Rask and Avery Marks January 19, 2022

Many movies in the horror genre deal with ghosts, but in “The Sixth Sense” the only one who can see these dead people is a young boy who begins talking to a therapist...

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The student news site of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory.
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