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The La Salle Falconer

The student news site of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory.

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...

“Some people dream about this since they’re in middle school,” senior Amanda Rivera said.

We Must Dance On: La Salle Prom Makes a Highly-Anticipated Return After 2-Year Hiatus

Maiyan Job, Staff Reporter May 11, 2022

Prom is back.  After last year’s prom was replaced with a “Viva Las Vegas” night, this year, on May 20, juniors and seniors are invited to The Aerie at Eagle Landing from 8-11 p.m. for a “Midsummer...

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...

The team huddles before the game, led by seniors and captains Elsie Buczkowski, Olivia Oglesby, and Ryley Vickroy.

#21 La Salle Varsity Softball Falls to #2 Wilsonville, 7-0

Lukas Werner and Fia Cooper May 10, 2022

On Tuesday, the #21 La Salle varsity softball team went against #2 Wilsonville at La Salle. La Salle fell with a final score of 7-0.  Junior Mallorie Taylor, who plays as a third base and outfielder...

Sophomore Lauren Baker waits next to the timer before the 4x100 meter race.

La Salle Track Team Beats Rex Putnam During Senior Night

Lukas Werner and Fia Cooper May 4, 2022

On Tuesday, May 3, the La Salle track team went head to head against Putnam High School. It was also senior night where seniors were recognized for what they had achieved in high school.  Members...

After making college pennants for their college decision, seniors also received donuts.

Seniors and Staff Wear College Gear To Celebrate National College Decision Day

Josephine Robinson, Assistant Editor May 4, 2022

A day that can often cause stress for senior students at La Salle and seniors across the United States is May 1, National College Decision Day. While big decisions are on the mind, seniors and staff...

“I think it’s very important to celebrate [AAPI month] because it allows for representation and appreciation for all the AAPI students here at La Salle,” sophomore Kayley Nguyen said.

From AAPI Students: Why It’s Important To Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month

Madeline Obuchowski, Staff Reporter May 4, 2022

May 1 marks the start of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which is dedicated to recognizing the influence and impact of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) on American history...

Filled with growth and life lessons, the high school experience has been a journey worth the climb.

The High School Experience: A Personal Reflection

Anna Waldron, Editor May 4, 2022

High school is arguably the most transformative time of a person’s life. My own experience has been filled with more memories, laughter, stress, and — most importantly, growth — than I ever could...

“Ever since I was little, I would just be all about different sports,” senior Ryley Vickroy said. “I just learned to love it, and I’ve been doing it since.”

Next Level Seniors: Twice Varsity Softball Captain Ryley Vickroy Commits To Pacific University

Brooklyn Chillemi, Editor in Chief April 27, 2022

For senior Ryley Vickroy’s entire life, two things have been consistent. The first is her childhood home, where she has lived all her life with her two siblings and at least six young children at...

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...

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