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Journalists win big at 2017 Student Media Olympics

Journalists win big at 2017 Student Media Olympics

WLHSnow, Staff
June 13, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Results are in for the 2017 Student Media Olympics, and West Linn student journalists made a splash earning Best of Category in 8 of the 38 categories in the competition ranging from Print Journalism and Yearbook to Photography, Online and Broadcast Media. Hosted by the Northwest Scholastic Press Asso...

An athlete’s senior season

An athlete’s senior season

Connor Maloney, Sports Editor
June 12, 2017
Filed under Athletics, Graduating Class, Top Stories

Right as us seniors were getting ready to enter high school for the first time as freshman, everyone around our incoming class who had been through the whole high school experience before would always say to us “it goes by fast, it will be over before you know it.” Now of course, us being young a...

West Linn Celebrates Pride Month

West Linn Celebrates Pride Month

Brice Brown, Videographer
June 1, 2017
Filed under Top Stories

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Fad now? More like Fadd9

Fad now? More like Fadd9

Ji Hyun An, Head Print Editor
May 19, 2017
Filed under The People, Top Stories

Drawn to the “DIY aspect” of punk rock, Bryce Cumptson, junior and Rory Cheevers, sophomore, formed a band of the genre as sophomores in Jan. 2015. “It started out just me and Rory Cheevers,” Cumpston said. “I played drums and around that time he started picking up the guitar.” Do...

Finding a purpose

Finding a purpose

Nalini Oliver, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor
May 17, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

To finish off their final project of the school year, Honors Humanities students were able to exhibit their projects based on an agreed upon question that all students and adults alike may wonder- “what is your purpose?” Whether it was video, paintings or even writing, students were able to get a lar...

Oregon’s top brass

Oregon’s top brass

Philip Chan, Opinions Section Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

“Push yourself beyond, ‘I go to band,’” Kevin Egan, band teacher, said. The best musicians in the district did just that, competing at the District Solo and Ensemble Competition on March 4. Rounds began at 8 a.m. at the high school, where students play their pieces for professional judges ...

Where to draw the line

Where to draw the line

Nalini Oliver, Staff Writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

While everyone may love (or hate) their required English class, there has always been a constant in curriculums and mandated activity from teachers- required reading. If students find themselves lucky enough, they may sometimes be given the option to choose between a plethora of books based on the newest un...

Looking to expand

Looking to expand

Brooke McKelvey, People Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Opinions, Top Stories

As enrollment numbers increase and the hallways slowly fill up, the ever increasing amount of students is slowly becoming visible to the public eye. Lack of classroom space has now transferred to the parking lots as nearby streets line up with cars parked bumper to bumper. “If you don’t get there early enough,”...

Four plays for Shorts 18

Four plays for Shorts 18

Nalini Oliver, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor
May 3, 2017
Filed under Arts and Culture, Current Events, Top Stories

With one of the two final productions ending the school year, the newest student directed plays, “Shorts 18,” will hit center stage on May 4. With four diverse dramas, comedies, and everything in between, hopes are high for students acting and producing the plays for opening night. “I auditio...

Living two realities

Living two realities

Brooke McKelvey, People Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Having free time no longer means taking out a Nintendo DS and battling animated characters. Instead, technology companies have taken it upon themselves to bring video games to life with virtual reality. In an attempt to familiarize with this newfound fad, the Tech Lab was formed. “In Tech Lab I...

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