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2017 Christmas Drive Wrapping Party Slideshow

2017 Christmas Drive Wrapping Party Slideshow

Kendal Shride, Assistant Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under Student Life

As most members of the La Salle Community knows, every year, La Salle takes on the responsibility of supporting many families from our neighboring grade school, Lot Whitcomb, for the annual Christmas Drive. Each Falcon Formation class has been assigned a family, with the task of raising money and buying ...

Student of the Week: Olivia Cooley

Student of the Week: Olivia Cooley

Katherine Ripley, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Life, Student of the Week

Junior Olivia Cooley balances a range of responsibilities including school work, extracurricular activities, and a job to top it off, all while maintaining an impressive GPA. Olivia is taking multiple advanced classes including AP English 3, AP Calculus AB, and Honors Spanish 3. She says she takes...

Junior Emma Foteff Pursues Her Passion for Music

Junior Emma Foteff Pursues Her Passion for Music

Peyton Hedges, Assistant Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Those who know junior Emma Foteff know that she is an incredibly talented musician and performer. Many people can recognize her singing in the choir, performing in the musical, and playing her guitar at school events. However, Emma's passion for music isn't limited to participating in school activit...

Student of the Week: Leland Wong

Student of the Week: Leland Wong

Samantha Kar, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Life, Student of the Week

Junior Leland Wong excels at balancing a rigorous school life and extracurricular activities, as he looks forward to much more in his future. Leland has maintained an impressive 3.95 GPA, while managing five advanced classes: Honors Chemistry, Honors Spanish 3, AP U.S. History, AP Calculus AB, and AP...

Student of the Week: Grace Elkhal

Student of the Week: Grace Elkhal

Kierra Young, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Life, Student of the Week

Excelling in her schoolwork, sophomore Grace Elkhal is currently enrolled in four advanced courses: Honors English 2, Honors Biology, Honors Algebra 2, and AP World History.  Despite all her schoolwork, she still finds time to participate in several extracurriculars. Along with leading the book club, she ...

Student of the Week: Emma Sheets

Student of the Week: Emma Sheets

Peyton Hedges, Assistant Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Life, Student of the Week

Academic, athletic, and artistic are all words that describe junior Emma Sheets. Throughout her years at La Salle, Emma has challenged herself, and excelled in each of these areas, while still managing to find time for other activities with friends and family. Emma didn’t know what to expect coming int...

Teacher of the Week: Mr. Swanson

Teacher of the Week: Mr. Swanson

Samantha Kar, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

As most students who have had him know, Mr. Swanson is passionate about his students, teaching, family, and relationship with God. Going into his fourth year as a math teacher at La Salle, Mr. Swanson teaches his students the value of hard work and enjoys sharing stories about his strong faith. The Fal...

The Freshmen of La Salle: Initial Thoughts and Impressions

The Freshmen of La Salle: Initial Thoughts and Impressions

Sam Hull, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Freshman year is the uncomfortable and unpredictable melting pot that introduces you to the high school experience. With so many potential worries and concerns, freshman year can sometimes feel like an obstacle to overcome in many students' lives. Here at La Salle, students are coming together in a new en...

Teacher of the Week: Mr. Hegarty

Teacher of the Week: Mr. Hegarty

Michaela Carter, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Life

Mr. Hugh Hegarty is well known around La Salle for his passion for history and effective organizational skills in teaching his classes. To find out more about Mr. Hegarty, we asked him some questions about his life before coming to La Salle, his life outside of La Salle, and what he enjoys about teaching...

Video Feature: Students Respond to Taylor Swift’s New Sound

Video Feature: Students Respond to Taylor Swift’s New Sound

Natalie Sherrill, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment News, Student Life

In response to Taylor Swift releasing two singles in the past few weeks, “Look What You Made Me Do” and “...Ready For It?”, many people across the world have had different opinions on the pop-star's evolution as an artist. In this video, La Salle students share their opinions about Swift’s c...

Humans of La Salle: What are you looking forward to this school year?

Humans of La Salle: What are you looking forward to this school year?

Katie Moreland, Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Humans of La Salle, Showcase, Student Life

Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year, Falcons! To kick off the new year, the Falconer interviewed a variety of students at La Salle to see what they are most looking forward to this year! *** Freshmen: “This year, I’m most excited about meeting new people, and getting the opportunities to go to football games and dances.” -Olivia Galbraith &...

Teacher of the Week: Mr. Roulette

Teacher of the Week: Mr. Roulette

Taylor Foster, Assistant Editor

June 7, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Student Life, Video

La Salle's new art teacher, Mr. Gerald Roulette, is now finishing up his first year of teaching at La Salle. Although he is new to the school, he may have the most interesting background of any teacher in the building, given that he played in the National Football League before becoming a teacher. To...

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