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Officer of Faith Evans Brackenbrough Reflects on His Evolving Experience and Faith Journey

Officer of Faith Evans Brackenbrough Reflects on His Evolving Experience and Faith Journey

Peyton Hedges, Editor

June 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

Throughout his four years at La Salle, senior Evans Brackenbrough has been known as a role model for faith: Evans was an altar server for school masses at La Salle his freshman through junior year. As a junior, Evans also took leadership initiative in Mr. Darmody’s refugee housing project, and he ha...

Student of the Week: Rebecca Ly

Student of the Week: Rebecca Ly

Alexis Han, Staff Reporter

June 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

With graduation less than two weeks away, many seniors are starting to put less effort into their final projects and tests of high school. However, Rebecca Ly is one of the few seniors who haven’t succumbed to senioritis. With an outstanding 4.2 GPA this semester, Ly has maintained her high grade...

Seven Seniors Reflect on Their High School Experience and Future

Seven Seniors Reflect on Their High School Experience and Future

Alexis Han, Staff Reporter

June 6, 2018


Filed under Humans of La Salle, Student Life

With graduation around the corner, the Falconer asked seven seniors about their high school experience and their plans for next year. Read below to learn more about these seniors and what advice they have to give! Amanda Acker Amanda Acker will be attending the University of Washington, where she...

Falcons Say “Hello” to Summer

Falcons Say “Hello” to Summer

Maggie Rasch and Dakota Canzano

June 6, 2018


Filed under Humans of La Salle, News, Showcase, Student Life

With summer right around the corner, students are excited for their upcoming opportunities for relaxation. Some are going on extravagant trips, while others can’t wait to spend time at home while hanging out with friends. Here’s a look at what La Salle students and faculty are doing this summer: Fr...

The Captivating and Colorful Water Bottles of La Salle

The Captivating and Colorful Water Bottles of La Salle

Dakota Canzano, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Humans of La Salle, Student Life

If you pay close attention to the details in the hallway, you will notice a common, colorful theme: Water bottles. Most of these water bottles have an individual identity and can be found decked out with multiple stickers, engraved with a unique design and sometimes can have scrunchies and best friend...

A Look Into Art 2

A Look Into Art 2

Peyton Hedges, Editor

May 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As the school year comes to a close, La Salle’s Art 2 class is still hard at work. These advanced art students are each creating unique pieces of art to add to the portfolios they have been putting together throughout the year.  "These kids have shown a really high skill set in drawing ski...

Student of the Week: Summer Tran

Student of the Week: Summer Tran

Samantha Kar, Assistant Editor

May 30, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Earning an A- in AP World History last semester was a hard blow for sophomore Summer Tran, who has pushed herself for straight A’s her entire life, but she learned to accept it because “at the end of the day, there are better things to worry about than one or two bad grades.” Determined and dr...

Humans of La Salle Video Feature: Alex Schwoebel, the Living Legacy of American Music

Humans of La Salle Video Feature: Alex Schwoebel, the Living Legacy of American Music

Shak Saidjanov, Editor

May 23, 2018


Filed under Humans of La Salle, Video

Being the grandson of music legend Johnny Cash, La Salle senior Alex Schwoebel has big shoes to fill; but through dedicating more than five years to perfecting his guitar abilities and his plans to study songwriting in college, he's already well underway to crafting a sound and career of his own. Alex...

Video Feature: La Salle Seniors Share Their Wisdom, Answer Your Questions, and Give Some Advice As They Look to the Future

Video Feature: La Salle Seniors Share Their Wisdom, Answer Your Questions, and Give Some Advice As They Look to the Future

Shak Saidjanov, Editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Video

We asked several La Salle seniors for advice they could give to juniors about going into senior year and the future. Here are their answers. https://youtu.be/a1bJh5L7rp4

Close to Home or Across the Country: Seven Seniors Reflect on the College Application Process

Close to Home or Across the Country: Seven Seniors Reflect on the College Application Process

Emily Hawkins, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018


Filed under Humans of La Salle, Student Life

With most seniors having now finalized their college decisions, The Falconer asked several seniors about their plans for next year as they get ready to begin a new chapter of their lives. Keep reading to see why they picked the school that they did and to get some advice on the college application proc...

Freshman Luke Thompson Opens Doors to Spread Kindness

Freshman Luke Thompson Opens Doors to Spread Kindness

Tarn Bregman, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

If you do not know freshman Luke Thompson by name, you may know him by his daily act of kindness. Luke is a La Salle student with one mission: to give back. Every day after break and A lunch, Luke can be found holding the door that leads into the academic hallways by the front office. This single...

Humans of La Salle Video Feature: Ben Wease, Jeep Aficionado

Humans of La Salle Video Feature: Ben Wease, Jeep Aficionado

Shak Saidjanov, Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under Humans of La Salle, Showcase, Video

Have you ever noticed an eye-catching blue Jeep rolling through the La Salle parking lot? We caught up with the owner, senior Ben Wease, to find out what it's like to drive an off-road monster. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_SGWS3zyrk#action=share *** Who should we feature next? Let us know...

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