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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

La Salle’s performance of Prometheus, composed by Michael Allen Harrison and written by David Bates, is the world premiere for the musical. The performance’s opening night is on Friday, April 19 at 7 p.m.
Falcons Make Final Arrangements in Preparation for the World Premiere of “Prometheus”
Aurora Platas, Staff Reporter • April 17, 2024

What happens when Greek mythology, musical theater, and the La Salle Falcons join together?  It’s “Prometheus” — an original musical composed by Michael Allen Harrison, a writer and composer based in Portland....

Seniors Lauren Baker and Annie Page, two Blanchet House ambassadors, organized a sock drive.
Student-Run Sock Drive Brings In Over 200 Pairs of Socks
Clara Hudson, Editor • April 17, 2024

Two La Salle students who double as Blanchet House student ambassadors organized a sock drive, which brought in more than 200 pairs of socks to help the houseless community around Portland. A prominent issue in the houseless...

The faceoff between the U.S. President Joe Biden and TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew depicts the current tension between the U.S. government and the Chinese short-video app, TikTok, caused by the USA’s threat to ban the app in America.
TikTok Tension — La Salle Students Weigh In on Impending Ban
Harper Coleman, Assistant Editor • April 10, 2024

Last month, the House of Representatives voted in favor of a bill that, if passed in the Senate, would present an ultimatum to ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok: either sell the app to a non-Chinese owner, or it will...

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The La Salle varsity softball team hosts Hood River Valley High School and wins 4-0.
Photo Story: Varsity Softball Beats Hood River Valley 4-0
River Nichols, Staff Reporter • April 17, 2024

The La Salle softball team headed into their second league game on Friday, April 12, at 4:00 p.m. and emerged victorious against Hood River...

La Salle varsity boys baseball and Wilsonville battled throughout seven innings, with the final score being 9-6.
Photo Story: Falcons Baseball Triumphs Over Wilsonville 9–6
April 17, 2024

On Wednesday, April 17, at 5:00 p.m., the La Salle varsity baseball team, ranked...

Jasmine McIntosh has made it to the state tournament all three years of her high school track career, excluding her freshman season when the pandemic prevented the tournament from occurring.
Next Level Seniors: Sprinting Towards Success, Jasmine McIntosh Commits To Run Track at Western Washington University
April 17, 2024

Though senior Jasmine McIntosh began her athletic career playing soccer, running...

This year, track and field sets the stage for a bigger team and bigger goals.
The Track and Field Team Takes On the 2024 Season
April 17, 2024

Track, a sport with 17 total events, has grown quite a lot over the last few years....

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Petals and Pawprints: Brett, Buster, Betty, and Buttercup
Petals and Pawprints: Brett, Buster, Betty, and Buttercup
Cadence Wooden, Editor • April 17, 2024

In this week’s edition, Brett, Buster, Betty, and Buttercup take some time over the weekend to attend the annual Tulip Festival in Woodburn, Oregon. They enjoy the festival’s...

Nothing But Thieves’ newest album brings a strong concept that pairs with excellent vocals and sound to deliver an immersive listening experience.
Dead Club City Deluxe: A World Inside an Album
April 10, 2024

This album contains explicit content. As an avid listener of Nothing But Thieves...

Brett and Buster: Taking a Drive for Gleeful Spirits
Brett and Buster: Taking a Drive for Gleeful Spirits
April 10, 2024

In this week’s edition, Brett had a rough day at school and comes home in a sad...

With the arrival of spring, popular coffee chains Dutch Bros, Starbucks, and Black Rock have released their 2024 lineups of seasonal spring drinks.
Flavors of the Season: Starbucks, Dutch Bros, and Black Rock Spring Drinks Review
April 3, 2024

Spring is in full swing, and popular coffee chains are ringing in the season with...

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As Nichols time at La Salle comes to an end, he reflects on the best of high school as well as looking forward towards his college-bound journey.
Student of the Week: Breslin Nichols
Jonah Ward, Staff Reporter • April 17, 2024

17-year-old Breslin Nichols is a native Oregonian who, prior to high school, attended Southeast Portland's Winterhaven K-8 school. While many...

Bánh xèo is a savory pancake-like dish originating from Central Vietnam. It is most often found as a street food, typically filled with various ingredients such as pork belly, shrimp, bean sprouts, and more.
Stick a Fork in It: Haylee Nguyen’s Bánh Xèo
April 17, 2024

Welcome to the sixth edition of Stick a Fork in It, the series where we explore the...

Students can choose to engage in a variety of activities during Flex Time, including Uno, slime-making, bracelet-beading, hacky sack, decorating lunch sacks, asking their teachers questions, reading, and test and quiz corrections.
Photo Story: Exploring Flex Time at La Salle
April 17, 2024

On Wednesday, April 17, students of all grade levels participate in Flex Time,...

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Prometheus actors wait on stage on the first day of dress rehearsals.
Photos of the Week
Jasmine McIntosh, Editor • April 19, 2024

This week at La Salle featured a lot of fun outdoor activities, from spring sports to an exclusive senior recess. The theatre department has been working overtime to prepare...

Students can choose to engage in a variety of activities during Flex Time, including Uno, slime-making, bracelet-beading, hacky sack, decorating lunch sacks, asking their teachers questions, reading, and test and quiz corrections.
Photo Story: Exploring Flex Time at La Salle
April 17, 2024

On Wednesday, April 17, students of all grade levels participate in Flex Time,...

Video Feature: Checking In With La Salle Seniors
Video Feature: Checking In With La Salle Seniors
April 10, 2024

As the class of 2024 nears their final days in a high school classroom, it’s important...

The softball team walks across the athletic complex after a sunny practice.
Photos of the Week
April 8, 2024

Last week at La Salle, spring sports sprung into action with tennis traveling...

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Sexual assault and abuse is a wide spread issue indirectly or directly affecting every American, and National Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a great time to raise awareness and share crucial information about this societal issue.
It’s Time To Take Action Together This Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Jasmine McIntosh, Editor • April 17, 2024

Every 68 seconds an American is sexually assaulted. 433,648 Americans 12 years and older become victims of sexual assault every year. All...

Biodiversity is important everywhere, but especially in our lawns because having biodiverse plant life helps conserve freshwater, reduce pesticide contamination, and support our friendly pollinators.
The Problem Right in Our Front Yard: The Urgent Need for Biodiversity
April 17, 2024

I always wondered why so many honey and bumble bees flocked to the blue blossom bush in my backyard....

On a hilltop overlooking the vineyard, Mike Sauer built a chapel based on one he had seen on the Rhône River in France.
Service Doesn’t Stop When the Trip Is Over: My Time on the Yakama Immersion
March 20, 2024

The sight of a rolling tumbleweed is associated with the cliché that a place is desolate, barren,...

Periwinkle blue flowers fall from a businesswoman’s bouquet, symbolizing how, according to modern media, she can’t have both love and success at once.
Empowerment or Limitation? A Critique of Female Representation in Modern Disney Films
March 20, 2024

Before the release of Disney’s “Elemental” in June 2023, no new female protagonist of a Disney...

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