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Principal Neuman addresses student body

Principal Neuman addresses student body

Caden Kesselring, Breakdown staff

March 13, 2020

Principal Neuman addressed the student body with regard to COVID-19 ahead of the extended spring break.

OSAA no way

OSAA no way

Orion Forest, Sports Editor

March 13, 2020

At first the boys and girls basketball tournaments were going to continue, but without fans or parents attending the games.  The game was canceled hours before tip-off, ending the season for basketball players across the state. As time goes on, more and more professional sports leagues are canceling an...

Breaking Down the Coronavirus

Breaking Down the Coronavirus

Mason Self, Breakdown Staff

March 12, 2020

Breakdown anchor Mason Self provides a quick update on local and national news about the COVID-19 outbreak, announced as a pandemic by the World Health Organization on Mar. 11. 

COVID-19 update: district looks to Oregon Health Authority for informed decisions

COVID-19 update: district looks to Oregon Health Authority for informed decisions

Megan Riehle, Arts and Culture Editor

March 12, 2020

As rumors and speculations about the COVID-19 virus flow through the school, administration is trying to get an idea of how the district and the state as a whole is going to handle this pandemic in relation to school closures and event cancellations. Principal Gregory Neuman is awaiting a conference...

Sanitation supplies update

Sanitation supplies update

Remy Gottschling, Coverage Editor

March 12, 2020

The Covid-19 has officially spread to Oregon and along with it the worries about the amount of cleaning supplies available to the public. But “West Linn High School is stocked up” on supplies according to principal Gregory Neuman.  More specifically, the district has provided “plenty Kleenex a...

Finding the change: new resources for stopping sexual harassment

Finding the change: new resources for stopping sexual harassment

Karina Rower, Co-Arts and Culture editor

March 9, 2020

In today’s world, it is important to reflect on the way people can come together to solve problems. The Feminist Club has become a club that supports and advocates for the benefit of the student body. In May of 2019, the conversation surrounding sexual harassment resurfaced after a variety of messages wer...

Referees and refugees

Referees and refugees

Kaleigh Henderson, Podcast Editor

March 4, 2020

On Feb. 5, the Model UN Club held a co-ed soccer tournament to raise money to support Venezuelan refugees. "We have six teams in the soccer tournament," Summer Tan, sophomore, said. "They each gave us $8 per player, and we're using that money to split the cost between supporting the Model UN tea...

Overcrowded parking: crisis or first world problem?

Overcrowded parking: crisis or first world problem?

Lillian Gottschling, People Editor

February 22, 2020

In America, receiving a car for your 16th birthday is a quintessential rite of passage for teenagers across the country, and in a wealthy community like West Linn, teenagers with cars are no rarity. Though this may seem unimportant, the abundance of West Linn students with cars has caused a whole other...

Poetry Out Loud 2020

Poetry Out Loud 2020

Kylie Zeman, Lily Frazier, and Kaleigh Henderson

February 13, 2020

All sophomores memorized and performed two poems in their English classes in the past few months, and the best performance of each class moved up and performed at a school-wide competition. The winner of the contest, Anna Olson, will perform at the state competition on Mar. 13.

A picture of women in film

A picture of women in film

Delaney Callaghan, Copy editor

February 7, 2020

This Sunday, Feb. 9th, the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony will be held in the same venue with the same awards given to the same groups of actors. In recent years, there has been controversy over the lack of diversity in those recognized. Upon the release of the nominations, many were upset over the clear lack of nominations for women and people of color. In the Best Director and Best P...

A rundown on the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates

A rundown on the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates

Gillian McMahon, Design Editor

February 2, 2020

With the Democratic primaries coming up for the 2020 presidential race, people are starting to consider who they would like to run as the Democratic candidate. Many Americans are finding it hard to know who they like within the race. Besides the big-name competitors that are leading in the polls, there...

Death heard around the world

Death heard around the world

Orion Forest, Sports Editor

January 31, 2020

Former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna passed away Jan. 26, in a helicopter crash.  There were nine total victims of the crash including, Sarah and Payton Chester, Ara Zobayan, Christina Mauser, and John, Keri, Alyssa Altobelli.   The five-time NBA champion was a hero and fr...

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