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From LDS to LSCCP: An In-Depth Look at Mr. Kendrick’s Faith Journey

From LDS to LSCCP: An In-Depth Look at Mr. Kendrick’s Faith Journey

Jason Nasser-Marsh, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Most La Salle students know Mr. Kendrick as a devout Catholic and committed religious studies teacher. But this hasn't always been the case. When Mr. Edward Kendrick was going through the steps towards Confirmation, he imagined the process would be similar to the various coming of age rituals that...

“Noises Off”: First Winter Show Comes to La Salle, Starring Advanced Acting Students

“Noises Off”: First Winter Show Comes to La Salle, Starring Advanced Acting Students

Maya Smith, Assistant Editor

February 13, 2019


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La Salle’s Advanced Acting class will be putting on their first ever winter show, "Noises Off", this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15th, and 16th, starting at 7 p.m. The show is directed and acted entirely by students, with Drama teacher Mr. Shelton serving only as a producer. “'Noises Off' is a play within a play, abo...

Catching Up With Eight La Salle Alumni

Catching Up With Eight La Salle Alumni

Alex Vogt, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019


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Each year the graduating class of La Salle moves on to the next stage in their life. Some move across the country, and some stay in Oregon. With many people scattered everywhere, you may wonder where they are and what they are up to. The Falconer recently caught up with eight La Salle alumni, and asked...

Behind the Scenes With La Salle’s Cafeteria Staff

Behind the Scenes With La Salle’s Cafeteria Staff

Cassie Hauck, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


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The La Salle cafeteria staff are hard at work behind the scenes and sometimes without much recognition, as many students are not familiar with those who work to keep the cafeteria running. They prepare the food we eat every day and clean up our mess. Not only do they work together to provide f...

For Sophomores and Juniors, La Salle Will Swap Biology and Chemistry

For Sophomores and Juniors, La Salle Will Swap Biology and Chemistry

Carlie Weigel, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


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At the start of next school year, sophomores and juniors will have their roles reversed, with chemistry becoming a sophomore year course and biology becoming a junior year course. However, because of the switch next year all sophomores and juniors will be taking chemistry. After discussing the topic ...

Behind the Winning Scripts: A Look Into Thursday’s One-Act Festival

Behind the Winning Scripts: A Look Into Thursday’s One-Act Festival

Nehemiah Jackson, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


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La Salle’s second original works One-Act Festival is being held tomorrow night, Jan. 24, at 7:00 p.m. in the theater, and it will feature six one-act plays performed by students based on the scripts written and directed by the six winners of La Salle’s Scriptwriting Contest: Annie Hoang, Egan Arn...

New Affinity Groups Emerge at La Salle: Black Student Union, Unidos en Poder, and Asian/Pacific Islander Club

New Affinity Groups Emerge at La Salle: Black Student Union, Unidos en Poder, and Asian/Pacific Islander Club

Maya Smith, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Working towards spreading awareness, diversity, and comfort for all students throughout La Salle, three new affinity groups have been active this school year: the Black Student Union, Unidos en Poder club, and Asian/Pacific Islander club. These new groups coincide with an effort by the school administr...

HippieFlip: La Salle Alums Pursue a Different Path to SoundCloud Success

HippieFlip: La Salle Alums Pursue a Different Path to SoundCloud Success

Alex Vogt, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The following article includes music containing explicit content. “One thing you should know about HippieFlip is that we’re huge Blazers fans.” This started off an interview with La Salle graduates and members of the class of 2017, Quentin Carlson and Kyle Wright, who are both currently student...

The New Student Portfolio Requirement at La Salle and What It Means for You

The New Student Portfolio Requirement at La Salle and What It Means for You

Nehemiah Jackson, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2019


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For the first time, La Salle is introducing a mandatory student portfolio — an interactive website where students include what they deem their best schoolwork, while also considering athletics, service, and other extracurricular activities — which will be made in Google Sites. Seniors will present t...

La Salle Hosts Second Annual Christmas Posada

La Salle Hosts Second Annual Christmas Posada

Maya Smith, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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On Friday Dec. 14, La Salle will be hosting its 2nd annual Christmas Posada, a reenactment of Mary and Joseph looking for a place to stay on the night of Jesus’ birth. However, they experience hardship, as everyone is turning them away. At the end of the Posada, there’s a celebration of the inn that a...

News Recap: Camp Fire and Woolsey Fire Leave Behind a Trail of Destruction in California

News Recap: Camp Fire and Woolsey Fire Leave Behind a Trail of Destruction in California

Olivia Aragon, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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Last month two fires, which are called the Camp Fire and Woolsey Fire, consecutively hit California. The Camp Fire, which hit Northern California, was the most destructive and deadliest wildfire in California’s history. The Camp Fire blazed at a pace of 80 football fields per minute, making evacuation basically impossible for the resid...

Three La Salle Students Diagnosed With Whooping Cough

Three La Salle Students Diagnosed With Whooping Cough

Tarn Bregman, Assistant Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Last week, all La Salle parents received an emailed letter from the Tri-County Health Officer warning about a case of pertussis within the school community, leaving many parents and students worried about their health. Pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, has rebounded globally within the pa...

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