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The La Salle Falconer

The student news site of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory.

The La Salle Falconer

The student news site of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory.

The La Salle Falconer

2019-2020 Spring Staff

Gretchen Shea

Gretchen Shea

Gretchen is a sophomore at La Salle. She plays soccer on La Salle’s varsity team and for the Eastside soccer club. She enjoys hanging out with her friends, traveling, and playing with her dog, Murphy.

Fia Cooper

Fia Cooper

Fia is currently a junior. Besides being on the Falconer staff for five semesters, she’s a student ambassador, a part of the Student Athlete Leadership Team, and a member of the dance and swim teams. On the weekends, Fia enjoys going outside to enjoy the fresh air and scenery. She hopes to travel to Iceland one day to see the waterfalls and mountains.  Fia is also an avid reader of fictional...

Paige Baines

Paige Baines

Paige is a senior at La Salle. She loves true crime, listening to all types of music, and hanging out with friends.

Tomas Francisco-Pascual

Tomas Francisco-Pascual

Tomas is a senior at La Salle. Outside of school, he enjoys hanging out with his cousins and friends. He also enjoys listening to music, playing video games, and watching his favorite Netflix show, "Narcos."

Alexa Ramirez-Hernandez

Alexa Ramirez-Hernandez

Alexa is a junior at La Salle. She is the president of the Latino club. In her free time, she likes to listen to music, take pictures, spend time with her family and friends, and explore new locations.

Kalei Carter

Kalei Carter

Kalei Carter is a senior at La Salle and is on the varsity swim team. In her free time, she loves to cook, travel, and spend time with her friends and family. Kalei will be studying business at Oregon State University next fall....

Kiran Vogt

Kiran Vogt

Kiran is a sophomore at La Salle. She is on the varsity tennis team. Outside of school she enjoys hanging out with friends, shopping, skiing, and traveling.

Andrew Clair

Andrew Clair

Andrew was born in Chandler, Arizona, but has lived near Portland nearly his whole life. He loves the temperate weather in Oregon, and often takes walks to clear his mind. This is partly why he has hiked around 900 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail. Moreover, he values accomplishing tasks that might not be enjoyable, but build character.    Other than thru-hiking, Andrew enjoys writing, ...

Avery Eldon

Avery Eldon

Avery is a senior at La Salle. In addition to serving as the club moderator for the Menstrual Advocacy Club, she is a part of the Service, Mental Health Awareness, Students Against Sexual Abuse, and Equity Alliance clubs. She is also a student ambassador. When she isn’t working, she is hanging out with friends, thrift shopping, or listening to music.

Brooklyn Chillemi

Brooklyn Chillemi

Senior Brooklyn Chillemi moved to Oregon from Colorado about five years ago, and loves the rainy weather and vibrant greenery here. For the majority of her life thus far, she was heavily invested in theatre more than anything else (yes, theatre is spelled with an re, not er, sorry AP Stylebook) — but at the beginning of her sophomore year, she signed up for Journalism instead of Advanced Actin...

Isaac Brown

Isaac Brown

Isaac Brown is a senior this year and after spending all four years at La Salle, he is excited to finish off high school strong. He has lived in SE Portland his entire life and really enjoys the culture and lifestyle of the city. He appreciates the wide variety of activities that the Pacific Northwest offers. He participates in the La Salle theater department with his involvement in the spri...

Matthew Jayne

Matthew Jayne

Matthew is a junior at La Salle. He is on the football team. Outside of school he enjoys playing basketball and going to movies.

Luke Thompson

Luke Thompson

Luke is a junior at La Salle. He deeply invested in dramatic productions and the theater. In his free time, he enjoys hanging out with friends and procrastinating.

Hailey Reeves

Hailey Reeves

Hailey is a senior at La Salle. She has a chinchilla named Tutter and a hamster named Peach. In her free time, she enjoys riding horses and spending time with friends.

Mia Kritzer

Mia Kritzer

Mia is a junior at La Salle. She volunteers for the Oregon Youthline and is the founder of the Students Against Sexual Abuse Club. She participates in student council, Service Club, and tennis. She is also a student ambassador. In her free time, she enjoys working out and going to concerts.

Mandy Sisul

Mandy Sisul

Mandy is a junior at La Salle. She plays on the varsity basketball team and she is involved in the outdoor and spirit club. Outside of school, Mandy enjoys going on hikes and being outside.

Julia Tran

Julia Tran

Julia is a senior at La Salle. She is the Alto Section Leader in the La Salle choir, enjoys shopping at Target, hanging out with friends, exploring local Portland cafés, and playing with her dog, May.

Maddie Khaw

Maddie Khaw

Maddie is a senior at La Salle. She plays on the varsity soccer team and loves to read and write. She also likes to travel, hang out with friends and family, listen to music, and spend time with her dog, Stella.

Kendall Whiteside

Kendall Whiteside

Kendall is a junior at La Salle. She plays soccer on the girls varsity team and for the Eastside soccer club. She is also a manager for the football team. In her free time, she likes to listen to music, travel, and hang out with her friends.

Mallory Middendorff

Mallory Middendorff

Mallory is a senior at La Salle. She enjoys participating in Spirit Club and Volunteer Club. In her free time, Mallory enjoys hanging out with friends, road tripping to the beach, and working at her part-time job.

Maya Smith

Maya Smith

Maya is a senior at La Salle. She is on the varsity tennis team. Outside of school, she loves listening to music, hanging out with friends and family, and trying new foods. She also has two pets: a dog named Lily and a cat named The Puff.  

Olivia Galbraith

Olivia Galbraith

Olivia is a senior at La Salle. She is a co-captain of the dance team, and also dances at Pacific Dance Academy. In her free time, she loves to go thrifting, make jewelry, and play with her golden retriever named Buddy. 

Reilly Smith

Reilly Smith

Reilly is a senior at La Salle. He is a student ambassador and an Eagle Scout. In his free time he enjoys hanging out with friends, going to Noodles & Company, and photography. He also has a dog named Lily and a cat named The Puff.

Carlie Weigel

Carlie Weigel

Carlie is a senior at La Salle. She is the Vice President on Executive Council and a member of the National Honor Society. Outside of school, she loves thrift shopping, spending time with friends, and playing the guitar. She is also vegan.

Dakota Canzano

Dakota Canzano

Dakota is a senior at La Salle. She is the Executive President and is heavily involved in many aspects of student life. Outside of school, she enjoys thrifting, video editing, singing, watching movies, and adventuring.

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