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AP Calculus Students Launch Final Project: Bottle Rockets

AP Calculus Students Launch Final Project: Bottle Rockets

Taylor Foster, Assistant Editor

June 7, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Video

After a long year of studying for the AP test, Mr. Swanson’s AB Calculus students have finally reached their final project: making bottle rockets. For the past several weeks, Mr. Swanson’s Calculus classes have been designing, building, and launching 2-liter bottle rockets in the soccer field behind...

Humans of La Salle: Students and Staff Look Forward to Summer

Humans of La Salle: Students and Staff Look Forward to Summer

Isadora Colpo, Assistant Editor

June 7, 2017


Filed under Humans of La Salle, Showcase, Student Life

Summer is right around the corner - after unbearably long months of rain and gray, good weather has finally arrived and the end of the school year is in sight! Students and staff alike are already making plans and anticipating new adventures in this season of fun. The Falconer went around the school...

Student of the Week: Jacob Brumbaugh

Student of the Week: Jacob Brumbaugh

Ben Wease, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Life, Student of the Week

Besides making time for football and hanging out with friends, junior Jacob Brumbaugh puts in a lot of time and hard work in order to maintain the grades he currently has. He excels in the classroom, taking four advanced classes, which include AP U.S. History, AP Calculus AB, Honors Chemistry and Honors...

La Salle’s Seven Valedictorians Reflect On Their High School Experience

La Salle’s Seven Valedictorians Reflect On Their High School Experience

Virginia Jacobs and Emrie Good

May 31, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Student Life

The valedictorians of the Class of 2017 have made history, being only the second graduating class with seven recipients in La Salle’s 50-year existence: Dave Bryan, Greg Bryan, Joseph Kritzberg, Christian Reyes, William Adriance, Kevin Nguyen, and Jonah Lyon.  Combined with their challenging academics, l...

Poppin’ Fashion Trends at La Salle Right Now

Poppin’ Fashion Trends at La Salle Right Now

Kiley Russell, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2017


Filed under Fashion, Student Life

Fashion trends come and go quickly and can vary from clothes, accessories, and the new, hip “thing” that everyone is catching on to. Here's a look at some of the recent trends that have been a hit here at La Salle this spring.    Pop Socket: The Pop Socket is used for several different reason...

Students Prepare for the Anxiety and Rewards of AP Tests

Students Prepare for the Anxiety and Rewards of AP Tests

Maddie Pfeifer and Taylor Foster

April 26, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Video

Starting this Monday May 1st, many students will be starting the annual ritual known as AP testing. These Advanced Placement tests will happen throughout the next two weeks during school hours as students utilize the knowledge that they have been learning all year in their AP classes. From English to Che...

Student of the Week: Franny Bengston

Student of the Week: Franny Bengston

Peyton Hedges, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Life, Student of the Week

Despite the difficulties and adjustments that can come with freshman year, Franny Bengston has managed to maintain an impressive 4.07 GPA so far, all while participating in various activities. Franny says her freshman year has gone well and although she was nervous at the beginning of the year she o...

El Paso Immersion: An Eye Opening Experience

El Paso Immersion: An Eye Opening Experience

Virginia Jacobs, Editor

April 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

I recently had the opportunity to travel to El Paso, Texas to participate in one of the two border immersion trips. This is the first year that this trip has been offered, and it was an incredible experience. We began our trip the minute the plane landed. Our bus drove straight from the airp...

Celebrity Look-Alikes of La Salle: 2017 Edition

Celebrity Look-Alikes of La Salle: 2017 Edition

Kendal Shride and Hannah Sisul

April 12, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Welcome back to our 3rd edition of La Salle celebrity look-alikes! If you've sworn you've seen a celebrity walk past you in the hallway, then you are not alone. Here is a list of students and staff we believe resemble popular celebrities. If you missed our first two editions from 2015, be sure to...

Humans of La Salle: Students and Staff Look Forward to Spring Break

Humans of La Salle: Students and Staff Look Forward to Spring Break

Virginia Jacobs and Emrie Good

March 23, 2017


Filed under Humans of La Salle, Student Life

With only one day left until spring break, students and staff are excited for their week off. Members of the La Salle community are doing a variety of activities during the break - here's a look at what some students and staff have planned. Freshmen: Lauren Patrick "I'm going to Spokane for the qualifier tournament for my ...

Seven Seniors Share Their Plans for College

Seven Seniors Share Their Plans for College

Lucas Michaels, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2017


Filed under Student Life

In just a few months, nearly two hundred Lasallians will be moving on to the next chapter of their lives. Below, a handful of the seniors in this year's graduating class share their college plans. Abby Vincent "As of right now my top two choices for college are University of Washington and University of Oregon. I'm not quite sure what I want to major in y...

Heading Into the Home Stretch, Senior Olivia Cooper Excels

Heading Into the Home Stretch, Senior Olivia Cooper Excels

Emrie Good, Editor

March 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Between saving lives as a lifeguard and juggling her busy academic schedule, senior Olivia Cooper has been able to maintain an impressive 3.9 unweighted GPA as she heads into the final stretch at La Salle. Her plate is full with taking AP Spanish 5, Probability and Statistics, Anatomy and Physiolog...

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