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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 Features, Student Life, Student of the Week

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...

Voter Guide: Your 2018-2019 Student Executive Council Candidates

Voter Guide: Your 2018-2019 Student Executive Council Candidates

Liam Rinehart, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under Student Life

You heard them speak this morning, and if you did not come away from the assembly convinced to vote for a certain candidate, here is your chance to learn more. To help students cast informed votes, we ran a poll asking what issues the student body cares about, and then reached out to all of the candidates, as...

Photo Slideshow: A Look Back at La Salle’s Spring Musical, “Legally Blonde”

Photo Slideshow: A Look Back at La Salle’s Spring Musical, “Legally Blonde”

Kendal Shride, Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Photos, Student Life

La Salle's spring musical, "Legally Blonde", wrapped up its final performance on Saturday night. In case you missed it, here are some highlights from the show: ...

Student of the Week: Andy Nguyen

Student of the Week: Andy Nguyen

Stephen Leeb III, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life, Student of the Week

For Andy Nguyen, there is more than meets the eye. As a second-semester senior with a 4.024 GPA this semester, he is an academically dedicated student who has achieved much in his time here. This year he is taking two AP classes, which happen to be his two favorite courses. These classes, AP Calculus...

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