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The La Salle Falconer

The student news site of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory.

The La Salle Falconer

The Supreme Court draft opinion leak that revealed a plan to overturn Roe v. Wade has created conversations of differing opinions from students and teachers at La Salle.

La Salle Community Reacts to the Supreme Court’s Leaked Plans to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Lillian Paugh, Anna Waldron, and Lucy MacNeela May 18, 2022

On Monday, May 2, for the first time in American history, a full 98-page draft opinion from the Supreme Court was leaked to the public, revealing their plan to overturn Roe v. Wade and make abortion no...

In addition to the bias incident form and the equity statement formed earlier in the year, the inclusion committee has also made an equity lens. “It’s really a way to put a diversity and equity lens on decisions that are being made within a school,” Ms. Mounsey.

Aiming To Further Create “Welcoming and Inclusive” Space, La Salle Introduces Bias Incident Form

Josephine Robinson, Assistant Editor May 17, 2022

To allow members of the community the opportunity to report incidents of bias, La Salle’s Director of Equity and Inclusion Ms. Kiah Johnson Mounsey and the Inclusion Committee have created a bias incident...

Despite the staff shortages in La Salle’s science department this year, “we want to do the best job that we can,” Ms. Coleman said. “At the same time, we only have so much time in the schedule, and that’s what’s getting hard.”

Substitute Shortages in the Science Wing Lead Teachers to Work Overtime

Brooklyn Chillemi, Editor in Chief May 11, 2022

The Great Resignation and other impacts of the pandemic have affected various industries across the nation — but for schools, one of its largest impacts has been a lack of substitute teachers. In...

With most COVID-19 restrictions being lifted, SchoolPass wellness checks have become more of a routine than an honest reflection.

The Future of SchoolPass at La Salle

Will Ceballos, Staff Reporter May 11, 2022

With the constant fluctuation of COVID-19 cases throughout the school year, health and safety policies have taken twists and turns, but one policy hasn’t seen any change: the health check students must...

Homeroom classes competed against each other in games during the kickoff pep rally for the Better Together fundraiser.

La Salle Community Raises More Than $114,000 For Better Together, Earning Celebrations

Nicholas Hounton, Staff Reporter May 4, 2022

Following the conclusion of La Salle’s Better Together fundraiser, students and staff have celebrated and will continue to celebrate the success of the event in the coming weeks. Through this year’s...

Despite conversations seemingly dying down about the Russo-Ukraine conflict, “the Ukrainian people are still hurting right now,” junior Veronika Gunther said.

“Democracy Is on the Line”: Lasallians Respond As Conflict Rages On Between Russia and Ukraine

Lillian Paugh, Staff Reporter April 27, 2022

Following the beginning of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in late February, the conflict has continued to make major headlines across the globe, quickly becoming a massive topic of discussion. Talk...

The opening night of La Salle’s “Mamma Mia” production will be Friday, April 22.

Opening Night for La Salle’s “Mamma Mia” Is April 22

Maddie Burns, Assistant Editor April 20, 2022

Starting on Friday, April 22, La Salle’s theater department will be bringing the musical “Mamma Mia” to the stage. “Mamma Mia” is set on a small island in Greece where Donna, a single...

Senior Amanda Rivera administered Communion during the Mass.

La Salle Community Gathers for Easter Mass in the Gym

Avery Rush and Nicholas Hounton April 20, 2022

On Wednesday, April 20, La Salle celebrated Easter and the end of the liturgical Lent season by taking part in a Mass held in the gym. The school community gathered in the morning during Falcon Flex...

The group visited the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), where they were able to explore exhibits including the Black American Portrait exhibit and Barbara Kruger’s “Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You.” exhibit.

La Salle Falconer Wins “Best of Show” Award at NHSJC in Los Angeles

Avery Rush, Editor in Chief April 13, 2022

On Thursday, April 7, a group of seven journalism students departed from the Portland International Airport for Los Angeles, California, where they attended the National High School Journalism Convention...

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson “is going to create pathways and invoke change,” junior Allie Ball said.

Students React to Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation to the Supreme Court

Madeline Obuchowski and Maddie Burns April 13, 2022

On Thursday, April 7, the Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to be the first Black woman Supreme Court Associate Justice.  When Jackson joins the Court this October, she will be one of four...

Ms. Cha Asokan says that everyone is welcome to the clay and art sale. “Parents, teachers, students, anybody that likes art really,” she said.

Art Program Will Hold an Open Art Sale From April 11-14

Josephine Robinson, Assistant Editor April 5, 2022

Starting Monday, April 11, until Thursday, April 14, the art program will be holding an art sale located in the art classroom.  For students and parents, it will open after school and close at 6 p.m.,...

Director of Service Ms. Sarah Maher believes that the exhibit is special because it “is landing in a very different way than would have been if it was an assembly,” she said. “You cant ignore, if youre standing in front of that sacred wall, you cant not see it.”

“I See Her, I Hear Her, I Believe Her” Exhibit Brings Attention to Society’s Treatment of Women

Elsie Buczkowski, Editor March 30, 2022

The Students Against Sexual Assault (SASA) club partnered with the CommuniCare club and leadership classes to open the “I See Her, I Hear Her, I Believe Her” exhibit in room 138 on March 7. The exhibit...

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