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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

“If I believe somethings wrong or somethings upsetting me, I tell it like it is. I dont hold back on anything if I believe its important, and Ive always been that way,” Senior Natalie Rask said about her passion for discussing social justice issues.

Student of the Week: Natalie Rask

Lillian Paugh, Staff Reporter December 1, 2021

Senior Natalie Rask has lived in Boring, Oregon, on the outskirts of Clackamas essentially her whole life, and “like the name suggests, there's nothing to do,” she said. The thirty-minute commute...

Sophomore Lisa Safina hopes to someday attend college somewhere in the U.S. — possibly in New York City.

New Transfer Student Lisa Safina Shares Her Journey From Russia To La Salle

Lana Skoro, Staff Reporter November 17, 2021

Sophomore Lisa Safina, a student new to La Salle this year, recently transferred from her previous school located across the globe in Russia. Safina has attended many different schools, including schools...

Senior Lynn Barnes is looking forward to gaining a business degree in college.

Student of the Week: Lynn Barnes

Kathleen Waldron, Staff Reporter November 17, 2021

Looking for a community that not only cared for her as a person but supported and valued her education, senior Lynn Barnes found what she was looking for at La Salle.  After “freshman year of high...

If Ian Petros could go anywhere in the world, he would choose to go to Greece.

Student of the Week: Ian Petros

Ashley Hawkins and Elsie Buczkowski November 10, 2021

Senior Ian Petros is a member of the La Salle varsity boys basketball team. He enjoys spending time with his family and looks forward to traveling in the future. Petros thinks it would be interesting to...

If sophomore Anders Bergler could meet any famous person, he would choose Kevin Hart.

Student of the Week: Anders Bergler

Natalia Gonzalez, Staff Reporter November 3, 2021

Sophomore Anders Bergler has ambitious goals for the coming year. One of them is to make the best of what he is given and “have fun and be happy with the opportunities that I have.” Another goal he...

Students played Spikeball on the field during the second session of flex time.

Yoga, Study Halls, Spikeball, And More: Falcons Throughout Flex Time

Ashley Hawkins October 27, 2021

On Thursday, Oct. 21, students had two sets of 35 minutes to catch up on schoolwork, check in with teachers, or relax and unwind. There were a plethora of different options to pick from. In room 141,...

Collins’ favorite places to shop for new clothes are local thrift stores.

Student of the Week: Kate Collins

Lucy MacNeela, Staff Reporter October 27, 2021

In the future, senior Kate Collins hopes to have the opportunity to experience different communities and immerse herself in every culture she is around. Currently in the process of applying to several...

“I always try to look for the bright side in everything,” junior Annie Sharyan said.

Student of the Week: Annie Sharyan

Jasmine McIntosh, Staff Reporter October 20, 2021

Reading good books, observing nature, and spending quality time with family are on the top of junior Annie Sharyan’s priority list in her free time, serving her life goal to “be happy and for my family...

“When you become a part of the… ecosystem that is this place it feels, for me at least, like another home,” senior Ella Bright said when discussing her love for La Salle’s STEAM Team.

How La Salle’s STEAM Team Has Become a Sanctuary of Community, Creativity, and Acceptance

Isabella Simonutti and Megan Snyder October 20, 2021

New to La Salle this year, the STEAM Team is dedicated to helping students who are passionate about science, technology, engineering, art, and math grow in their talents, while also giving them the...

Torbert has been participating in dance for over 14 years, and she is a current leader of La Salles dance team.

Student of the Week: Nyah Torbert

Avery Rush, Editor in Chief October 13, 2021

Self-motivation is what keeps senior Nyah Torbert’s dreams on the path to becoming a reality. Whether she is working towards a career at a private family law firm, or helping to revive La Salle’s...

Eight upperclassmen shared their experiences juggling academics and activities outside of school.

Humans of La Salle: Upperclassmen Weigh In On Balancing Academics and Extracurriculars

Maddie Burns and Ashley Hawkins October 6, 2021

Due to COVID-19, this year's junior and senior classes are the only remaining students who were able to experience pre-pandemic life at La Salle. With all students currently attending full-time in-person...

This years sophomore class has yet to experience a year where they were able to attend in person school for a full year.

Humans of La Salle: Six Sophomores Share Their Experiences With Making Friends Over Zoom

Lana Skoro and Mariah Moore October 6, 2021

After losing half of their 8th-grade year, La Salle’s sophomores have been thrown into an entirely new environment full of new faces.  Six sophomores shared their experience with making friends while...

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