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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

Students walked to the meeting place by picnic tables and were split into groups. Each group leader introduced themselves and led icebreaker activities to get to know the group.

La Salle Juniors Clean Up Mount Tabor Alongside the No Ivy League

Fia Cooper, Assistant Media Editor May 18, 2022

On Tuesday, many juniors from La Salle traveled to Mount Tabor Park with gloves and shears to clean and pull ivy around the park as their class service project. To accomplish this, they coordinated...

Outside of school, “I really like reading, shopping, and just being outside,” said Hauer. “And I like hanging out with my friends, as most people do.”

Student of the Week: Sophia Hauer

Clare Daudelin, Staff Reporter May 17, 2022

When junior Sophia Hauer looks back on her year thus far, she said that it has been pretty stressful but also noted that it has been a time for forming memories with classmates. Hauer said that some...

Freshman Ayden LaCelle said that his peers at La Salle “make me a lot happier and really want me to do well,” LaCelle said.

Student of the Week: Ayden LaCelle

Olivia Fuchs, Assistant Editor May 11, 2022

Freshman Ayden LaCelle has been enjoying getting to know his peers and teachers at school this year, meanwhile balancing school, his hobbies, and extracurricular activities.  LaCelle said he spends his...

“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...

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...

To junior Alex Thekkedom, school can serve as a “solace to help me get through some of those difficult times.”

Student of the Week: Alex Thekkedom

Will Ceballos, Staff Reporter May 4, 2022

For junior Alex Thekkedom, school work has served as an escape through some of the tougher parts of his childhood. “I guess I’ve just been through some tough times and I feel like considering the...

Meet La Salle’s 2022–23 Student Council Candidates

Meet La Salle’s 2022–23 Student Council Candidates

Brooks Coleman, Staff Reporter April 27, 2022

On Thursday, April 28, candidates for La Salle’s 2022-23 Student Council will speak to the student body at an assembly.  Once students are elected, they’ll be interviewed by La Salle’s Executive...

One of Bright’s favorite quotes is that “no plan gets past the first line of contact” — “basically, you can have this massive plan for your life and have everything laid out and at the first sign of the enemy everything crumbles,” she said. “So just being prepared for the unexpected factor of life, being prepared for the unpreparable is super important.”

Student of the Week: Ella Bright

Jasmine McIntosh, Staff Reporter April 27, 2022

For senior Ella Bright, “coming out of COVID into my senior year was especially rough because life was essentially put on pause for two years,” she said. “You leave as a sophomore and you come back...

“With senior year winding down, we don’t have that much longer with each other, and I think it is kind of exciting to be able to see where everyone ends up and what they plan to do,” senior Natalie Fuchs said.

Student-Run Instagram Account Showcases Class of 2022’s Future Plans

Avery Eldon, Staff Reporter April 27, 2022

As the traditional May 1 deadline nears, high school seniors are starting to share their plans for post-graduation.  In light of this, so seniors can announce their commitments to universities, gap...

Freshman Kari Yatsushiro says she prefers blue days as opposed to red days, as her three favorite classes — math, science, and art — occur on these days.

Student of the Week: Kari Yatsushiro

Josephine Robinson, Assistant Editor April 20, 2022

Freshman Kari Yatsushiro said her biggest accomplishment in life is graduating from her old school with all of the relationships she created with her friends and teachers intact. “I feel like we had...

Freshman Hannah Mollenkopf is invested in softball, loves yoga, and plans to pursue a career in nursing.

Student of the Week: Hannah Mollenkopf

Maiyan Job, Staff Reporter April 13, 2022

Freshman Hannah Mollenkopf first heard about La Salle from her parents, and chose La Salle in the end for its variety of academic opportunities, as well as the fact that “I heard [La Salle] had a good...

Students competed to win points for their class to go towards the Better Together fundraiser.

Students Kick Off the Better Together Fundraiser at a Pep Assembly

Olivia Fuchs, Assistant Editor April 5, 2022

On Monday, April 4, students gathered in the gym for an assembly to learn about the Better Together fundraiser. It was an interactive assembly, with representatives from each class competing to earn...

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