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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

At La Salle, Mr. Banks Found Inspiration, Friendship, and the Love of His Life

At La Salle, Mr. Banks Found Inspiration, Friendship, and the Love of His Life

Mallory Middendorff, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018

On the first day during first period of freshman year at La Salle in 2008, Noah Banks and Josie Oleson met. They quickly became close friends, but Mr. Banks wanted to be more than just that. He planned to ask Josie to homecoming freshman year, but she had already been asked by someone else. Mr...

Run, Hide, Fight: What Does This Mean for La Salle?

Run, Hide, Fight: What Does This Mean for La Salle?

Jason Nasser-Marsh, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018

Ever since the horrendous shooting at Columbine in 1999, schools have adopted a variety of school-shooting protocols to help protect students and teachers in these traumatic situations. After years of following the well-known “lockdown” procedures, schools nationwide have gradually come to the real...

A Day in the Life of Mr. Kuffner

A Day in the Life of Mr. Kuffner

Mary Tamashiro, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018

Almost every morning when students walk through the front doors, they are greeted by Mr. Andrew Kuffner, La Salle’s principal and president. Mr. Kuffner spends his time at school serving the students and faculty by doing various things such as attending meetings, resolving problems, and just spending tim...

Your Script, Your Act: La Salle’s Very Own Scriptwriting Contest

Your Script, Your Act: La Salle’s Very Own Scriptwriting Contest

Nehemiah Jackson, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018

La Salle’s second annual scriptwriting contest gives students a unique opportunity to create an original story in the screenplay format. The winning scripts, written by a student or pair of students, will be performed by the drama department during the One-Act festival. The idea for a scriptwrit...

World at a Glance: Midterm Elections, Thousand Oaks Shooting, and the Approaching Migrant Caravans

World at a Glance: Midterm Elections, Thousand Oaks Shooting, and the Approaching Migrant Caravans

Anna McClow, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018

Here is a look at a few of the big events that have happened throughout these past few weeks: 2018 Midterm Elections On Tuesday, Nov. 6, the United States had its midterm elections, electing candidates for state governors, the Senate, and the House of Representatives. In these elections, the United ...

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