The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The independent student media site of West Linn High School


Library staff adds an “Biography & Memoir” section to their featured shelves, adding books with interest relevant to high schoolers.

Library updates its book selection

Helena Erdahl, Coverage Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2022

Within a high school English curriculum, the focus is primarily on older books that could be seen as “classics” or older texts about important topics.  While older publications might be seen as...

The district acknowledges the parents concerns in the 2022 Comprehensive Sexuality Education Plan stating that, “Teachers provide the information from approved materials without adding their values and beliefs, plan and teach class activities that do not ask students to share values and beliefs or personal experiences and direct students to discuss individual questions with their families.”

Too little too late?

Eden Pepos, Staff Reporter April 29, 2022

In a meeting on Monday April 25, at Meridian Creek Middle School, the West Linn-Wilsonville school district held a parent input session. They invited parents to have an open discussion about the 2022 sexuality...

Trevor Menne, school principal, has been hard at work attending meetings about a new bell schedule, school safety, and creating a successful school culture.

School administrators provide update on academic calendar and school safety

Joseph Murphy, Sports Editor April 27, 2022

On a Tuesday morning, district administrators, including Trevor Menne and Jocelyn McIntire, principal and assistant principal respectively, attend a meeting to discuss a revamp in the academic calendar. District...

Title IX is a civil rights law that prohibits sex-based discrimination for any educational program or activity that receives federal funding.

The Evolution Of Title IX

Mallory Cooper, Lifestyle Editor April 22, 2022

2022 is the 50 year anniversary of the Title IX law. This law was created to address situations like sexual harassment, sexual violence, or any discrimination or gender biased comments on educational benefits...

Grover and Lin are analyzing their findings, zooming in on the diatoms related to the Willamette River algae blooms last year.

Discovering interests: ISEF project about the Willamette River

Helena Erdahl, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2021

The International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) is a way for students to discover new interests and a way to give curious people new opportunities and experiences. For some, ISEF is an inspiration...

The top five easiest ways to calm yourself when you are feeling stressed in school.

Five ways to relax your mind in five minutes

Mallory Cooper, Lifestyle Editor October 29, 2021

Being in school can cause a lot of stress, and you sometimes just need to relax and calm yourself down. Having multiple tests every week can become mentally draining. Having six classes at least four times...

WLHS student competes at state for Poetry Out Loud

Caden Kesselring, Broadcast Editor In Chief April 12, 2021

CDL vs. Hybrid Learning

Kylie Zeman, Youtube Manager March 30, 2021

Spring Break Activities

James Webster, Business Manager March 30, 2021

Teacher Runs for Council

Caden Kesselring, Broadcast Editor In Chief March 29, 2021

The empty high school that is to be filled at half capacity with students in Cohort A, this upcoming Monday.

How has COVID-19 affected students’ mental health?

Sydney McCrone, Current Events Editor March 14, 2021

As we roll into another year of the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions are being lessened and businesses are reopening across the nation and around the world. Aside from maintaining physical and mental health...

Fall 2020 Breakdown

Caden Kesselring, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief October 29, 2020

The WLHSnow Broadcast Staff puts together the Fall Edition of The Breakdown, featuring Halloween costume ideas, Salt & Straw flavors, and our top 3 horror movies.

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