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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

“I like baking a lot, just [making] some cookies for the day,” senior Olivia Serio said.

Student of the Week: Olivia Serio

Seleste Maldonado Ruiz, staff reporter September 28, 2022

Senior Olivia Serio has enjoyed her high school experience at La Salle so far. She had an easy transition to high school, partly because she attended Christ the King for middle school. Seeing familiar...

If sophomore Avari Brocker could travel anywhere in the world she would choose somewhere tropical.

Student of the Week: Avari Brocker

Clara Hudson, Staff Reporter September 21, 2022

After attending Franciscan Montessori Earth School (FMES) for her whole life, sophomore Avari Brocker left with a great experience.  “I don’t think I would be anywhere close to the person I am...

Cake art specialist and sophomore Joanna Perez-Hernandez plans to spend her sophomore year working hard.

Student of the Week: Joanna Perez-Hernandez

Avery Marks, Editor September 14, 2022

Joanna Perez-Hernandez came into her sophomore year not feeling much of a difference from her freshman year. “I still feel like I’m a freshman a little bit,” Perez-Hernandez said. During middle...

9th graders, student leaders, and teachers play games in the field while waiting for the activity rotations to begin.

The Class of 2026 Bonds at the 9th Grade Retreat Before Beginning High School

Maddie Burns, Editor September 7, 2022

A little after 3:00 p.m. on Sunday Aug. 28, about 175 students of La Salle's incoming 9th grade class arrived at Camp Howard for La Salle’s 9th grade retreat. The purpose of this retreat was simple,...

The graduating class of 2023 share about their high school experience as they begin their last year at La Salle.

A New Year Yields New Roles: Four Seniors Share Their Hopes for their Last Year

Maya Raphael, editor September 7, 2022

When a new school year begins, adjustment is necessary. Each grade is presented with a unique set of challenges and privileges, different from those of the year before. For seniors, the transition can...

Students from a variety of grades went on the trip to Greece that took place this summer.

Opa!: La Salle Spends Summer in Greece

Lucy MacNeela, Editor September 7, 2022

  In the early weeks of summer, around 40 La Salle students including myself and numerous chaperones such as Mr. Sulages crossed the world to visit the beautiful country of Greece. In the nearly...

Junior Shakira Kahl was able to make friends easily when first coming to La Salle. “I’m a very social person, I guess, people tell me all the time. So [making friends] came naturally,” Shakira Kahl said.

Student of the Week: Shakira Kahl

Megan Snyder, Editor in Chief September 7, 2022

After attending public school for elementary and middle school, junior Shakira Kahl made the switch to La Salle after encouragement from her sister and cousins who have also attended the school.  She...

As the school year comes to a close, four freshmen reflect on their time at La Salle so far.

One Year Done: Four Freshmen Discuss Their Thoughts About Their First Year of High School

Jasmine McIntosh, Staff Reporter June 1, 2022

Starting high school can be both an exciting and sometimes scary experience for students. With the added obstacles of the pandemic, this year’s freshmen have had more difficulties and unexpected challenges...

“Learning how to make friends and finding who you really are” was freshman Jeffery Boknecht’s biggest realization this year.

Student of the Week: Jeffrey Boknecht

Kathleen Waldron, Staff Reporter June 1, 2022

For freshman Jeffrey Boknecht, high school wasn’t the first big change he had seen. Moving from Seattle to Portland the summer of his seventh-grade year was a shift he said prepared him for entering...

Students celebrated the ending school year with a fun filled carnival.

St. La Salle Day Returns

Ashley Hawkins, Staff Photographer June 1, 2022

On Friday, May 27, at 9:00 am, La Salle students gathered in the gym for an assembly held on behalf of St. La Salle day — a day held to honor the founder of La Salle. The assembly was held to honor...

Beginning guitar players performed “Romanza,” which is a traditional Spanish piece.

Students Demonstrate Their Talents in the Spring Concert

Lukas Werner and Fia Cooper May 25, 2022

May 16-20 was La Salle’s “Arts Week,” a period of time for the community to gather and appreciate the variety of art created by La Salle students. On May 18, the school had a flex period so...

Sophomore Ryder McCoy-Hansen likes to spend time outdoors ice climbing at Mt. Hood in the winter.

Student of the Week: Ryder McCoy-Hansen

Madeline Obuchowski, Staff Reporter May 25, 2022

Before coming to La Salle, sophomore Ryder McCoy-Hansen attended the French American International School for middle school. Prior to that, he went to the International School of Portland for elementary...

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