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Journalism Students Travel to San Francisco for the National High School Journalism Convention

Journalism Students Travel to San Francisco for the National High School Journalism Convention

Tarn Bregman and Peyton Hedges

April 18, 2018


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This past weekend, four students from the La Salle Falconer staff traveled to the 2018 National High School Journalism Convention (NHSJC) in San Francisco, CA. Taking place at the Marriott Marquis, the convention lasted three days and consisted of keynotes, sessions, and presentations from some ...

Speech and Debate Team Heads to State

Speech and Debate Team Heads to State

Dakota Canzano, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018


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In room 140, the chairs are pushed up against the walls making the middle of the room seem like a stage. As the students practice, the sounds of their voices are bouncing off the walls and filling the room, emphasizing the hard work put into crafting their speeches. This is the scene of five students from La S...

“El Otro Lado”: La Salle Students and Staff Experience “The Other Side” on the Arizona Border Immersion

“El Otro Lado”: La Salle Students and Staff Experience “The Other Side” on the Arizona Border Immersion

Samantha Kar, Assistant Editor

April 11, 2018


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Every year, up to ten juniors and seniors from La Salle embark on the five-day El Otro Lado Arizona border immersion to Tucson, Arizona and Nogales, Mexico to explore issues related to the border between Mexico and the United States. Meaning “The Other Side,” El Otro Lado is hosted by San ...

Meet Mrs. Cha, the Newest Teacher at La Salle

Meet Mrs. Cha, the Newest Teacher at La Salle

Kierra Young, Assistant Editor

March 21, 2018


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The new art teacher at La Salle, Mrs. Cha, has brought a new wave of creativity to her classes. With her entrance, she’s brought big plans to rework the art curriculum here. “I know the art program here has been kind of sporadic,” she said. “The art program at La Salle is going to grow, hopefully,...

Not Your Average Counselor: Mr. Altshuler and His Band

Not Your Average Counselor: Mr. Altshuler and His Band

Tarn Bregman, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


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Many La Salle students know Mr. Altshuler as their counselor, some even as their soccer coach, but what many do not know is that he is also a singer and songwriter. Before his time at La Salle, Mr. Altshuler spent his time performing in his two person band Sloe Loris. This band has not only changed Mr. ...

Photo and Video Feature: La Salle’s Walkout in Memory of Parkland Victims

Photo and Video Feature: La Salle’s Walkout in Memory of Parkland Victims

Tarn Bregman, Shak Saidjanov, Kendal Shride, and Kierra Young

March 14, 2018


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At 10 a.m. today, hundreds of La Salle students left their classrooms in remembrance of the lives lost in the Parkland, Florida school shooting that took place on February 14th. https://youtu.be/3K2JP7y8NRQ Video by Shak Saidjanov Participating students gathered in the courtyard for 17 minutes,...

La Salle Students Plan Walkout in Response to Parkland Shooting

La Salle Students Plan Walkout in Response to Parkland Shooting

Kierra Young, Assistant Editor

March 7, 2018


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After the tragic school shooting that occurred in Parkland, Florida, students across the nation have planned a walkout for next Wednesday, March 14th. At La Salle, student leaders have taken action and convinced the administration to allow an event at the school. This group of students at La Salle is fo...

La Salle’s Religion Guru: The Mindful Mr. Mac Speaks On Vocation

La Salle’s Religion Guru: The Mindful Mr. Mac Speaks On Vocation

Stephen Leeb III, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2018


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For Mr. Mac, his love of God was the driving factor in his decision to become a teacher. Mr. Mac knew his calling from the age of 21. He found his vocation while “sitting in a theology course in Notre Dame senior year." He describes his teacher in this class as being a mesmerizing story teller. This ma...

The Nunes Memo: What You Need to Know and Why You Should Care

The Nunes Memo: What You Need to Know and Why You Should Care

Liam Rinehart, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2018


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The Nunes Memo is a four page memorandum that has dominated several recent news cycles. But what is this memo about? And why is it such a big deal? To answer those questions, here's a brief recap of some of the key details involved in this complex story. The Nunes Memo was created by Devin Nunes,...

Coffee Shop Coming to La Salle, Along with Many Other Projects, Thanks to Dare to Dream

Coffee Shop Coming to La Salle, Along with Many Other Projects, Thanks to Dare to Dream

Samantha Kar, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2018


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It’s an early morning and you tiredly stumble through the front doors of La Salle. The next thing you know, you find yourself waiting in line for a cup of coffee from the student-run coffee shop. As far-fetched as this sounds, it will soon be a reality. La Salle’s plans to open a coffee ...

World at a Glance: Korean Peninsula’s Agreement, Stricter Marijuana Laws, and Bitcoin

World at a Glance: Korean Peninsula’s Agreement, Stricter Marijuana Laws, and Bitcoin

Natalie Sherrill, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2018


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This is a quick look at events that have happened since the new year. North Korea and South Korea discuss military relations and Winter Olympics October 31, 2017 was the official deadline to accept the spot in the 2018 Winter Olympics, but North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un announced on New Year’s ...

New Creator Space Provides Place for Students to Design and Innovate

New Creator Space Provides Place for Students to Design and Innovate

Kierra Young, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2018


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Connecting education to the future has always been a hot topic. As technology becomes more prevalent in schools, it offers new, exciting ways to teach and to learn. One of these is the La Salle Creator Space, which launched near the start of this school year. Officially known as the Innovati...

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