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The Best Pumpkin Patches and Haunted Houses in Portland

The Best Pumpkin Patches and Haunted Houses in Portland

Amanda Stewart, Editor

October 23, 2015


Filed under Student Life

'Tis the season for pumpkin patches and spooky haunted houses! With Halloween just around the corner, there are a huge variety of pumpkin patches and haunted houses for La Salle students to check out. Thanks to The Oregonian, here's a listing of all of the pumpkin patches in the Portland area: http://...

Student of the Week: Ange Toku

Student of the Week: Ange Toku

Lyndsay Riehl, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2015


Filed under Student Life

As part of our Student of the Week feature, one student is profiled for their outstanding academic achievements and involvement at La Salle. Being one of the hardest years at La Salle, junior year can be a struggle for many students as they begin to look ahead at college and their high school career...

Women’s Fall Fashion at La Salle

Women’s Fall Fashion at La Salle

Bentina Kouadio, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2015


Filed under Fashion, Student Life

*****As the new school year starts, the season begins to change and so does the clothing. Instead of wearing your typical short sleeve shirts and tank tops, you can easily switch those in for a nice warm sweater or jacket for this windy weather. With the fall weather coming back, you can begin to see the...

Students, and What They’re Excited About this School Year

Students, and What They’re Excited About this School Year

Julianna Sprague, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2015


Filed under Student Life

The year is now progressing and for many students the excitement of the start of school has passed, now filled instead with the reality of homework and waking up early every day. However, students have still found many things to be excited about, such as sports, dances, new classes and new friends. Here ...

Grade School Visits Reach Out to Future Falcons

Grade School Visits Reach Out to Future Falcons

Emrie Good, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

In recent weeks, La Salle has started to recruit new students from neighbor schools with the annual grade school visits. This gives juniors and seniors a chance to go to other schools in the area and inform potential incoming freshman about La Salle's academics, social events, and the community. Each...

Men’s Fall Fashion

Jhevon Lancaster, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2015


Filed under Fashion, Humans of La Salle, Student Life

Within the first few weeks of school, people usually tend to bring out their best outfits. Now near the end of October, there is much in store for fall fashion. The cold weather, cloudy skies and messy leaves brings the warm sweaters, scarves, and thick coats. Along with these types of outfit choices,...

Freshmen Share First Impression of La Salle

Freshmen Share First Impression of La Salle

Aleah Goodman, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2015


Filed under Humans of La Salle, Showcase, Student Life

Starting high school is a big step for all students, but coming to a private school like La Salle, which can be a melting pot from so many different feeder schools, can be a particularly big transition. La Salle students are coming from all demographics and lots of different environments from the...

New Changes to the Dress Code Result in Positive Feedback from Students

New Changes to the Dress Code Result in Positive Feedback from Students

Katie Moreland, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As the 2015-2016 school year kicks off, new and returning students are adjusting to the new changes made to the dress code. Due to ongoing student feedback and the recognition from the administrative team that finding clothes that met La Salle's old dress code requirements was difficult, many changes...

Upperclassmen Give Advice to New Freshmen

Upperclassmen Give Advice to New Freshmen

Kacie Redmond, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2015


Filed under Student Life

As roughly 190 new freshmen now fill the halls of La Salle, they are being welcomed into new community and becoming a part of the Falcon family. As many upperclassmen can attest, being a part of this community is an extraordinary experience. However, making friends can be tough when you don't yet kn...

Why Outdoor School Should Be a Part of Every High Schooler’s Experience

Why Outdoor School Should Be a Part of Every High Schooler’s Experience

Christian Krantz, Occasional Contributer

September 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

If you were at the fall sports assembly last week, then you might have seen me strip by myself in front of the entire school and dance with Silas Warner to “Livin’ on a Prayer,” something I would never have done before sophomore year even if I was paid to. I credit this mostly to my three weeks t...

Summer Plans For La Salle Students

Summer Plans For La Salle Students

Taylor Westermeijer, Amanda Stewart, and Garrett Jones

June 5, 2015


Filed under Student Life

As summer is quickly approaching many students are excited to have a nice break from school. They plan trips, vacations or some just like to relax at home and hangout with friends and family. Summer is a good time to chill out and try new things. Here is what some La Salle students are doing this summer: Freshman: Arianna Fitzsi...

Top Ten Things to do in Summer

Top Ten Things to do in Summer

Amanda Stewart, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2015


Filed under Student Life

As you all know summer is shortly approaching. Summer is the perfect time for relaxing and hanging out with friends but we have all had those days in the summer where we feel like we have nothing to do. Well, good news: I have a few things that I love to do and that you should all try out. Check out...

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