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Lukas Werner

Lukas Werner, Staff Photographer

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

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Many staff members received their first shots of the coronavirus vaccine at the Oregon Convention Center vaccination site, and will return here for their second doses.

“A Step Towards Getting Back to Teaching”: La Salle Staff Receive First Doses of Coronavirus Vaccine

February 17, 2021

Many staff members received their first shots of the coronavirus vaccine at the Oregon Convention Center vaccination site, and will return here for their second doses.

The prospective students received prizes for winning icebreaker games and drawings.

Prospective Students Visit La Salle for a “Shadow Hour”

January 20, 2021

Prospective students arrived on campus at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 20, to attend a “shadow hour,” which allowed them to connect with student ambassadors at La Salle. “It allows them to hang out...

Sophomore Maya Raphael said,

Students Comment on the Transition to Hybrid Learning

January 20, 2021

Sophomore Maya Raphael said, "the success of in-person learning is [determined] by the student body’s willingness to listen and adapt.”

After almost a year of distance learning, teachers and students will soon be returning to on-campus instruction.

As La Salle Gets Ready to Return to Campus, Teachers Share Their Thoughts

January 20, 2021

After almost a year of distance learning, teachers and students will soon be returning to on-campus instruction.

In 1900, John Baptist de La Salle was declared a saint of the Roman Catholic Church.

San Miguel Scholars Program Nurtures “More Rich and Vibrant Community” at La Salle

January 13, 2021

In 1900, John Baptist de La Salle was declared a saint of the Roman Catholic Church.

Playing an instrument is therapeutic, as it takes my focus away from my thoughts.

Playing an Instrument Is More Than a Hobby

January 13, 2021

Playing an instrument is therapeutic, as it takes my focus away from my thoughts.

The Oscar-winning film

“Jojo Rabbit”: A Film Rooted In Tragedy and Lifted by Comedy 

December 16, 2020

The Oscar-winning film "Jojo Rabbit" takes the deep subject of World War II and flips it on its head with comedy.

Kid Cudi recently released his seventh studio album, “Man On The Moon III: The Chosen,” completing the Man On The Moon trilogy.

Kid Cudi’s New Album “Man On The Moon III: The Chosen” Strongly Depicts That You Are Not Alone

December 16, 2020

Kid Cudi recently released his seventh studio album, “Man On The Moon III: The Chosen,” completing the Man On The Moon trilogy.

As the holiday season approaches, it can be difficult to choose gifts that people will truly appreciate, especially when the person you're purchasing a gift for is your parent. Here are some suggestions that might make your gift choices easier.

Holiday Gift Guide: Unique Gift Ideas to Buy for Your Parents

December 16, 2020

As the holiday season approaches, it can be difficult to choose gifts that people will truly appreciate, especially when the person you're purchasing a gift for is your parent. Here are some suggestions...

“I just have an innate desire to learn, and no matter how hard the work is, I find that I’m always learning something,” junior Gabe El Youssef said.

Student of the Week: Gabe El Youssef

December 16, 2020

“I just have an innate desire to learn, and no matter how hard the work is, I find that I’m always learning something,” junior Gabe El Youssef said.

Students participated in decorating the main hallway.

Sophomores and Juniors Visit Campus for Class Connect Day

December 9, 2020

On Wednesday, Dec. 9, La Salle welcomed sophomores and juniors to campus to participate in events such as badminton, decorating the main hallway, and creating gingerbread houses. Students filled out wellness...

Since the beginning of the pandemic, I have used music as an escape from reality.

The Top 8 Songs From My Pandemic Playlist

December 9, 2020

Since the beginning of the pandemic, I have used music as an escape from reality.

“Art matters to people, art pulls us together, art has a lot to say about the world politically and socially, and about injustice,” Mr. Shelton said. “And none of that matters if the people that are being affected, if the minority voices, and the women voices, and the transgender voices, and the BIPOC voices that have so long been on the outside don’t have a way in.”

Climbing the “Mountain” of Equity Work, a Team of Staff Members Looks to Cultivate a More Inclusive Community

December 9, 2020

“Art matters to people, art pulls us together, art has a lot to say about the world politically and socially, and about injustice,” Mr. Shelton said. “And none of that matters if the people that...

10 songs from multiple genres that set mood for whatever you're doing during this fall season.

From Indie to Surf Rock, Maya’s Fall Playlist

November 11, 2020

10 songs from multiple genres that set mood for whatever you're doing during this fall season.

If we allow these disadvantages to continue hindering the learning of low-income, already underserved students, we will create irreversible harm for an entire generation.

As the Pandemic Exacerbates Learning Inequities, Further Action is Needed

November 11, 2020

If we allow these disadvantages to continue hindering the learning of low-income, already underserved students, we will create irreversible harm for an entire generation.

An election is a temporary but important event, but our democratic institutions are permanent, and we must fight to preserve integrity in those systems.

Two Perspectives: Trump Challenges Election Results

November 11, 2020

An election is a temporary but important event, but our democratic institutions are permanent, and we must fight to preserve integrity in those systems.

Throughout his presidency, Trump has made persistent efforts to misconstrue the truth and generate distrust in the system.

Trump’s False Claims Endanger Our Democracy

November 11, 2020

Throughout his presidency, Trump has made persistent efforts to misconstrue the truth and generate distrust in the system.

“At any given day, we’re taking in, you know, excess fresh food and turning it into delicious hot meals and giving it to people who need it,

The Blanchet House Withstands Challenges Presented by COVID-19

November 11, 2020

“At any given day, we’re taking in, you know, excess fresh food and turning it into delicious hot meals and giving it to people who need it," said Julie Showers, the communications and marketing manager...

Right now, Showers suggests donating things winter clothing, thermoses, and tarps to the Blanchet House.

The Blanchet House Withstands Challenges Presented by COVID-19

November 11, 2020

Right now, Showers suggests donating things winter clothing, thermoses, and tarps to the Blanchet House.

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