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Seniors Meet on Campus for Class Connect Day

Seniors signed up for a specific activity in either a morning or afternoon session, choosing from options such as pickleball, pumpkin carving, tie dye, badminton, field games, and campus hide and seek.
October 28, 2020

On Oct. 28, seniors came on campus to participate in activities such as pickleball, badminton, pumpkin carving, field games, hide and seek, and tie dye. Roughly 70 students were split into two groups,...

La Salle’s Actors Get Ready to Hit the Stage With a New COVID-19 Adaptation of “The Giver”

The La Salle theater department will be the first to perform the new adaptation of
October 21, 2020

This fall, La Salle actors have been rehearsing a new adaptation of "The Giver" that has been developed for digital performance by James Rhys, in collaboration with the La Salle theater department and...

The Class of 2021 Takes Another Step Towards Graduation

 Each senior received cap and gown order forms along with graduation announcements in their packets.
October 21, 2020

Starting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, the graduating class of 2021 began to file through the parking lot of La Salle to pick up their order packets. These packets included order forms for caps and...

Businesses Adapt to the Effects of COVID-19

The Academy Theater remains closed due to the limitations of air circulation.
October 14, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit local communities, many businesses were faced with two options: stay open or close their doors for an undisclosed amount of time. Large chain stores, such as Ross, have been...

Students Gather for Freshmen Connect Day

Freshmen participated in four different stations around campus, including tie-dye and card making, field games, board games, and pickle ball.
October 14, 2020

Today on Oct. 14, freshmen were welcomed on campus by members of Executive Council and teachers for Freshmen Connect Day, which consisted of an assembly where students played competitive games and small...

Behind the Scenes of the New Saalfeld Athletic Center

The new Saalfeld Athletic Center features a number of brand new amenities, including a new training facility, locker rooms, and showers.
September 23, 2020

After beginning the Saalfeld Athletic Center project in March, significant progress has been made and the initial phase of construction is nearing completion.  Once athletes receive approval to use...

Student Council and Staff Welcome Students In Socially-Distanced Parade

Sophomore Catie Tassinari and senior Dakota Canzano welcome students as they enter the campus for the welcome parade.
September 23, 2020

Last night starting at 7 p.m., students drove to La Salle to be a part of the Welcome Week parade. As they entered the La Salle campus, they were welcomed by student council members, staff, and music....

Amidst Wildfires, Nearby Communities Turn to Clackamas Town Center For Refuge

“Pray 4 Rain 2020” outside one trailer has become one of the centerpieces on the main pathways.
September 16, 2020

With wildfires burning throughout the west coast over the past week, hundreds of members of the La Salle community were affected by evacuation orders within Clackamas County. In the parking lot of the...

Two Years of The Falconer Come to a Close: My Last Photo Story

Students of La Salle Prep throw colored powder into the air at the end of halftime at the first home football game of the season. La Salle lost the game against St. Bernard’s Academy, a school from California, with a final score of 41-43.
June 3, 2020

During my two years of late nights, early mornings, and jam-packed days on The Falconer's staff, I never really thought about the fact that it would actually end. Yet, here I am, writing this — my...

Stores and Businesses Begin to Reopen After Mandatory Quarantine

Nails Unlimited store manager Kim Nguyen works behind a clear plastic shield and wears a face mask.
May 27, 2020

As Clackamas County enters the first phase of reopening after the COVID-19 closure, places around the city are beginning to come back to life. Here's a look at some places around La Salle that are beginning...

La Salle Community Gathers for Second ‘Be The Light’ Event

Main Office Secretary Ms. Rhonda Fisher holds up a sign to let people in the La Salle community know that she misses them.
May 20, 2020

On Friday, May 15, La Salle’s campus was less desolate than it has been recently, as members of the community dropped off prepared sack lunches in the morning and stopped by for the second ‘Be the...

The State of Hawthorne Boulevard During the Coronavirus Quarantine

Portlanders have begun to place posters and notes in various places around the city.
May 13, 2020

Almost two months into the governor-mandated "stay home" order, it is safe to say that everyone's life has been affected in one way or another by the coronavirus pandemic. Hawthorne Boulevard, located...

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