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Best Desserts in Portland

Best Desserts in Portland

Amanda Stewart, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Have a sweet tooth and can’t find the perfect place to get dessert? Portland has a huge variety of options for sweet food, ranging from pies to macaroons, and everything in between. I have tried many different dessert places in the Portland area and loved many of them. Listed below are a few of my...

Senioritis: How to Deal With It

Senioritis: How to Deal With It

Ian Basile, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

With spring break behind us and May on the way, the end of the school year is approaching very quickly. For many seniors here at La Salle this means that the season of Senioritis is upon us and thriving. Many seniors are already feeling the desperation to get out of high school and get on with their...

Prom 2015: How to Accessorize for the “Gatsby” Theme

Prom 2015: How to Accessorize for the “Gatsby” Theme

Regan Russell, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2015


Filed under Fashion, Showcase, Student Life

With prom just around the corner, La Salle students are starting to get anxious. Trying to find the perfect dress or tux, the best hairstyle, the nicest jewelry, etc. can be a very stressful process. Even more stressful is trying to find these things to go with the theme of this year’s prom, “T...

Promposals That Are Sure to Get You a Date

Promposals That Are Sure to Get You a Date

Taylor Westermeijer, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

With prom quickly approaching, many La Salle students are anticipating getting asked to prom in the most exciting and creative way. Students begin to prepare for one of the most important events to high schoolers as they spend a lot of their time dedicated to buying their dress, tux and other necessities....

The Perfect Restaurants for a Perfect Prom Night

The Perfect Restaurants for a Perfect Prom Night

Regan Russell, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Struggling to find a restaurant to take your date before prom? Well there’s no need to worry. Below are five restaurants with delicious menus that are around our prom venue, the Foundry in Lake Oswego. Any would be perfect for your pre-prom dinner date. Oswego Grill: This traditional American grill i...

Student of the Week: Emma Ly

Student of the Week: Emma Ly

Katheryn Rapson, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2015


Filed under Features, 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. About Emma: Emma Ly is a sophomore who works hard to maintain her 4.12 GPA. She excels in all of her classes, including Honors Biology, Honors Algebra 2, an...

Stars of La Salle: More Celebrity Look-Alikes

Stars of La Salle: More Celebrity Look-Alikes

Dannise Matarlo, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Life

There are more celebrities in the La Salle hallways than you think. Here is another list of La Salle students and faculty that look a lot like celebrities. If you missed our first edition, be sure to check it out here: https://lasallefalconer.com/2015/03/long-lost-twin-la-salle-celebrity-look-alike/ Tyler Jesse Ferguson and our vice president of student life, Mr. Devine: *** Mrs. Powell a...

La Salle Students Hard at Work

La Salle Students Hard at Work

Andrea Dennis, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2015


Filed under Student Life

La Salle students not only have the responsibility of getting their academic studies done on time, but several also have jobs they attend to. Here's a look at a few students who juggle school responsibilities and work. *** Studying and hanging out with friends aren’t her only priorities. La ...

Tips on Shopping for Trendy and Affordable Clothes

Tips on Shopping for Trendy and Affordable Clothes

Andrea Dennis, staff reporter

April 14, 2015


Filed under Fashion, Student Life

Spring of 2015 is upon us, which means “goodbye” to the winter wardrobe and “hello” to warm weather clothing. Of course, wanting to change up your wardrobe doesn’t require you to splurge. There are several clothing stores that will allow you to spend less while still keeping up with the latest...

Humans of La Salle: Looking Back on High School

Humans of La Salle: Looking Back on High School

Nikki LaFrance, Staff reporter

April 14, 2015


Filed under Humans of La Salle, Student Life

In this edition of Humans of La Salle, students were asked if they could give themselves advice at the beginning of high school, what would they say and would they change any big decisions that were made. *** Tu-Nhi Bui- Freshman “Even though I’m a freshman, at the beginning of the year I would tell myself to make sur...

Hiking Hotspots

Hiking Hotspots

Amanda Stewart, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Tired of sitting at home watching Netflix on the weekends?  Change things up by getting some friends together and go on a hike. As we all know, Oregon is a beautiful state and has many great outdoor activities to offer, but sometimes the endless possibilities of places for exploration can be daunting....

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Teacher Matthew Owen

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Teacher Matthew Owen

Katheryn Rapson, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2015


Filed under Humans of La Salle, Student Life

Mr. Owen, although new this year, has quickly become one of the most popular teachers here at La Salle. As a student in his class, I can tell you that his witty sense of humor and his dedication to teaching makes his class one of my favorites. Getting to know Mr. Owen might be difficult if you do...

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