New Teacher Profile: Mr. Giang

Mr. Giang is a new teacher here at LSA. He teaches World History and Government.

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SALSA Picnic at La Sierra Academy

Salsa Picnic is a La Sierra Academy tradition. For generations this day has come after the long Spirit Week, to end with competitiveness and fun. During the week, each class is trying to out-dress each other, but come Friday they’re coming to outplay each other. Organized by the Student Association, game after game of competition…

This Year’s Art Teacher

Sarah Kay Ebner is one of the newest staff members to the La Sierra Academy family and also the new Art and Culinary teacher. I asked Ms. Ebner how she came to the job and her response was, “I guess it kind of just opened up. So I was helping out at Walla Walla University…

Spirit Week

It is one of the only times during the school year when students are allowed to dress up more or less however they want. From grandparents with white spray-painted hair or being a walking advertisement, Spirit Week is full laughter and fun. The theme of Monday was Nationality day. The student body got to see…

Introducing Your New VP: Mr. Jones

Walking into a room full of boxes, there is a man who is still trying to get his room set up, a man with a big smile. Mr. Jones has been teaching at La Sierra for five plus years and has recently taken on the challenge of the position of Vice Principal. He is ready…

A Conversation with Mr. Johnson

Mr. Johnson grew up in Bowie, Maryland, not too far from Washington, D.C. Of his childhood, Johnson joked that his favorite part was “no bills.” He reclined in his chair as if he were letting lost memories find him again. He said he had more freedom as a child and less work, of course. He…

An EPIC Week of Prayer with Pastor Antony

The month of October came with Week of Prayer. The students know the drill: classes are shortened, Warm & Fuzzy board is put up, and everyday after 2nd period we file into the chapel. After each worship service, Pastor Anthony stands up to speak about his theme, which was E.P.I.C. No, seriously. His theme was…

My First Vespers Experience

Class vespers! This is the time when every high school class at La Sierra Academy comes together for their own games, food, and most importantly worship. September 29 I had the privilege (as a junior) to attend my very first one; which was held at the Willis home. Upon arrival, some of the things that…

Freshman/Sophomore Retreat

During the first month of school, freshmen and sophomores are able to go to Camp Pondo where they worship, hang out with friends, do fun activities, and talk about God.

How Could Immigration Be Handled?

Before we start, let me say that I don’t know all the details about this or really if any of these ideas are realistic. I’ve noticed that a lot of people from the Middle East are coming from there to escape the war-torn region and ISIS. I’ve also noticed that some countries won’t accept them…

Pi Day

Pi Day was an insane day on campus. People had spent days memorizing each of the numbers of Pi and all were going to compete for the 1st place spot. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place won a bit of money as their prize. The first place winner won $100, the second place winner won $50,…