The La Salle Falconer

2017-2018 Staff

Shak Saidjanov


Shak is a senior at La Salle, where he played varsity football. In his free time Shak enjoys trout fishing and writing, as well as listening to a copious amount of music. He is currently enlisted in the Marine Corps and someday hopes to write and direct his own feature film.

Kendal Shride


Kendal is currently a senior at La Salle. She is a competitive gymnast and will be attending Azusa Pacific University to compete on their Acrobatics and Tumbling team this fall. In her free time she enjoys adventuring outdoors, traveling, and photography.

Peyton Hedges


Peyton is currently a junior at La Salle, who participates in tennis, the Outdoor Club and the Dog Appreciation Club. You can often find her spending time with her friends, family and her puppy, Olive.

Katie Moreland


Katie is a senior at La Salle. In her free time she loves to hang with friends, dance, hike, and go shopping. Next year, she wants to go to college out of state and major in marketing and minor in dance. 

Samantha Kar

Assistant Editor

Samantha is a junior at La Salle. She is a varsity swimmer on the swim team. In her free time, she enjoys playing the piano, photography, and hanging out with her friends and family.

Kierra Young

Assistant Editor

Kierra is currently a sophomore at La Salle. She loves traveling and volunteering in nature. In the rest of her free time she enjoys reading, playing the piano, listening to music, and painting.

Dakota Canzano

Staff Reporter

Dakota is currently a freshman at La Salle. She enjoys singing, photography, playing volleyball, running and creating Youtube videos. She also lives off Chipotle burritos.

Stephen Leeb III

Staff Reporter

Stephen is a senior at La Salle. He is a member of the tennis team, and is a student ambassador. He likes photography, reading, watching movies, and reviewing food.

Maggie Rasch

Staff Reporter

Maggie is a freshman at La Salle. She plays volleyball for La Salle, as well as competitive volleyball all year round. She enjoys thrifting, traveling, and photography.

Liam Rinehart

Staff Reporter

Liam is a sophomore at La Salle with frosted tips. He prides himself in his finger painting prowess, as well his bottle cap collection. He hopes to one day be the President of the United States.

Tarn Bregman

Staff Reporter

Tarn is a junior at La Salle. He is a varsity lacrosse player and actor in La Salle’s theater program. In his free time he enjoys photography, spending time with friends, and feeding his popcorn addiction.

Alexis Han

Staff Reporter

Alexis Han is a senior at La Salle. At school, she is involved with Speech and Debate and the Tennis team. She enjoys baking, watching various TV shows, and playing with her pet chickens.

Katherine Ripley

Staff Reporter

Katherine is currently a junior at La Salle Prep. In her free time she likes to read, hike, run, and hang out with friends. She hopes to one day go into journalism or become a biologist.

Natalie Sherrill

Staff Reporter

Natalie is a senior this year at La Salle. She plays tennis and likes to listen to music, play guitar, hike, and hang out with friends. Natalie is attending University of Washington in Seattle and plans to study Business/Marketing and Spanish.

Michaela Carter

Staff Reporter

Michaela Carter is a senior at La Salle. She loves playing softball, shopping, and cooking. Next year, Michaela is looking forward to attending a university in Oregon and pursuing her dream job of being an obstetrics and gynecology doctor.

Sam Hull

Staff Reporter

Sam Hull is a young, athletic, spunky junior at La Salle. Sam enjoys playing soccer and skateboarding. On the weekends Sam spends most of his time working as a dishwasher at Papa Haydn’s in southeast Portland.

Sabrina Sandberg

Occasional Contributer

Sabrina is a senior and serves as an occasional contributor to The Falconer. At La Salle, she is involved in Women in STEM, Sister to Sister, student council, and tennis. Outside of school, she enjoys bouldering, discovering new places to eat, and binge watching Netflix with friends.

Emily Hawkins

Staff Reporter

Emily is a junior at La Salle. She is on the varsity golf and swim team. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, hanging out with friends and family, and watching movies.

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