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La Salle Students Give Up Luxuries in Honor of Lent

La Salle Students Give Up Luxuries in Honor of Lent

Tarn Bregman, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2018


Filed under Humans of La Salle, Student Life

  Today La Salle students and staff celebrated the beginning of Lent with the Ash Wednesday mass. This Catholic holiday is forty days long and will continue until March 29th.   Lent is a time of remembrance and fasting. Catholics around the world give up something they are close to in or...

Mr. Darmody: The Good Samaritan

Mr. Darmody: The Good Samaritan

Kendal Shride, Assistant Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

  Although a fairly new addition to La Salle, joining the staff in 2016, Mr. Darmody has already made a big impact on the school and community. With a strong love for teaching and devotion to volunteer work, there is one word that perfectly sums up what Mr. Darmody is as a person: passiona...

Student of the Week: Nolan Grogan

Student of the Week: Nolan Grogan

Peyton Hedges, Assistant Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

With his outstanding 4.07 cumulative GPA and a long list of athletic accomplishments, junior Nolan Grogan has proven just how hard working and dedicated he is in his two and a half years at La Salle. As a member of the varsity basketball team for a second year and having also made the varsity baseball...

Goodbye Big Name Brands, Hello Parents’ Closet

Goodbye Big Name Brands, Hello Parents’ Closet

Sam Hull, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Showcase, Student Life

Unique, personal styles have been a prominent part of high school for as long as freedom of dress has existed in the school system. Every person has an individual style, but what fashion trends are “in” right now? If you take a look around La Salle you will likely notice more than a few girls spo...

2017 Christmas Drive Wrapping Party Slideshow

2017 Christmas Drive Wrapping Party Slideshow

Kendal Shride, Assistant Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under Student Life

As most members of the La Salle Community knows, every year, La Salle takes on the responsibility of supporting many families from our neighboring grade school, Lot Whitcomb, for the annual Christmas Drive. Each Falcon Formation class has been assigned a family, with the task of raising money and buying ...

Student of the Week: Olivia Cooley

Student of the Week: Olivia Cooley

Katherine Ripley, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Junior Olivia Cooley balances a range of responsibilities including school work, extracurricular activities, and a job to top it off, all while maintaining an impressive GPA. Olivia is taking multiple advanced classes including AP English 3, AP Calculus AB, and Honors Spanish 3. She says she takes...

Junior Emma Foteff Pursues Her Passion for Music

Junior Emma Foteff Pursues Her Passion for Music

Peyton Hedges, Assistant Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Those who know junior Emma Foteff know that she is an incredibly talented musician and performer. Many people can recognize her singing in the choir, performing in the musical, and playing her guitar at school events. However, Emma's passion for music isn't limited to participating in school activit...

Student of the Week: Leland Wong

Student of the Week: Leland Wong

Samantha Kar, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Junior Leland Wong excels at balancing a rigorous school life and extracurricular activities, as he looks forward to much more in his future. Leland has maintained an impressive 3.95 GPA, while managing five advanced classes: Honors Chemistry, Honors Spanish 3, AP U.S. History, AP Calculus AB, and AP...

Student of the Week: Grace Elkhal

Student of the Week: Grace Elkhal

Kierra Young, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Excelling in her schoolwork, sophomore Grace Elkhal is currently enrolled in four advanced courses: Honors English 2, Honors Biology, Honors Algebra 2, and AP World History.  Despite all her schoolwork, she still finds time to participate in several extracurriculars. Along with leading the book club, she ...

Student of the Week: Emma Sheets

Student of the Week: Emma Sheets

Peyton Hedges, Assistant Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Life

Academic, athletic, and artistic are all words that describe junior Emma Sheets. Throughout her years at La Salle, Emma has challenged herself, and excelled in each of these areas, while still managing to find time for other activities with friends and family. Emma didn’t know what to expect coming int...

Teacher of the Week: Mr. Swanson

Teacher of the Week: Mr. Swanson

Samantha Kar, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

As most students who have had him know, Mr. Swanson is passionate about his students, teaching, family, and relationship with God. Going into his fourth year as a math teacher at La Salle, Mr. Swanson teaches his students the value of hard work and enjoys sharing stories about his strong faith. The Fal...

The Freshmen of La Salle: Initial Thoughts and Impressions

The Freshmen of La Salle: Initial Thoughts and Impressions

Sam Hull, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Freshman year is the uncomfortable and unpredictable melting pot that introduces you to the high school experience. With so many potential worries and concerns, freshman year can sometimes feel like an obstacle to overcome in many students' lives. Here at La Salle, students are coming together in a new en...

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