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

The student news site of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory.

The La Salle Falconer

2020-2021 Fall Staff

Gabriella Luong

Gabriella Luong

Ella is a sophomore at La Salle. She enjoys writing and taking care of her plants. In addition to that, she also likes listening to music and political podcasts.

Dakota Yeager

Dakota Yeager

Dakota is a senior at La Salle. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball, getting together with friends, and listening to various genres of music.    

Maggie Crimmins

Maggie Crimmins

Maggie is a sophomore at La Salle. She loves to hang out with her friends, go thrift shopping, and listen to music. She also plays piano and enjoys going on hikes.  

Myra Keyes

Myra Keyes

Myra is a sophomore at La Salle. She plays piano and guitar. She also enjoys listening to music. In her spare time, Myra likes to hang out with her friends and go thrift shopping.

Alec Willard-Herr

Alec Willard-Herr

Alec is a senior at La Salle. In addition to playing baseball, he runs varsity cross country and track. In his free time, he likes listening to vinyls, hitting the slopes, and going camping with his friends.

Avery Marks

Avery Marks

Avery Marks is a born and raised Oregonian, who would rather be drenched in rain than use an umbrella (with the exception of keeping books or food dry).  In her first year, Avery started the Falconer's longest running podcast, “Let’s Talk About Cult Classics,” which has since then reached its second season. Of the movies covered, one of her favorites is “Labyrinth,” despite its (very fe...

Lukas Werner

Lukas Werner

Lukas is a senior at La Salle. He is interested in computer science and photography. In his spare time, he builds robots, creates websites, and makes music.

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."

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...

Mary Loeb

Mary Loeb

Senior Mary Loeb has spent five semesters in journalism. Outside of her interest in writing and reporting, she is part of La Salle’s swim team and Service Club.  Mary also works as a math tutor at Mathnasium Learning Center, helping younger students to grasp topics in algebra and numerical fluency.  On Friday nights, you can find Mary volunteering at Rahab’s Sisters Women’s Shelter in SE Portland....

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.

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.

Olivia Aragon

Olivia Aragon

Olivia is a senior at La Salle. She participates in cross country, swimming, tennis, and speech and debate. She spends her free time watching crime shows, reading, listening to music, and hanging out with 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. 

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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