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A Quick Look at the  West Linn-Wilsonville School Board Candidates

A Quick Look at the  West Linn-Wilsonville School Board Candidates

Ethan Gill, Assistant arts and culture editor

May 17, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Politics, Top Stories

With the terms of two school board member set to end, a special district election will be held to elect new representatives to the soon to be vacant seats two and four on the West Linn Wilsonville School Board. Incumbent Chelsea King Martin is running for reelection on seat two, but seat four’s in...

Red for Ed – Teachers walk out for school funding

Red for Ed – Teachers walk out for school funding

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

May 10, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Media, Photo Slideshows, Staff, The People, Top Stories

Over 25,000 educators, students and supporters rallied for school funding at the Portland Waterfront this last Wednesday, May 8, 2019. In at least 25 school districts, schools were closed for all or part of the day. "Today's massive turnout from educators and public school supporters sends a simple...

May Day

May Day

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Current Events, May Day, Media, Photo, Photo Slideshows, Seniors, The People, Top Stories

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May Day 2019 welcomes first female escort

May Day 2019 welcomes first female escort

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

May 6, 2019


Filed under Current Events, May Day, Media, Photo, Photo Slideshows, Top Stories

May Day 2019 included a female escort for the first time in the 99 years WLHS has had the annual tradition of the Maypole dance. The first female escort, Matilda Frysinger, walked Maypole dancer, Rachel Dumas, to her dancing spot. “My friend, Rachel, didn’t really feel comfortable having a male ...

Maypole dance to feature first female escort

Maypole dance to feature first female escort

Zoe Barnett, Mental Health Correspondent

May 3, 2019


Filed under Current Events, May Day

May Day has been a tradition at this school since 1929: 90 years of seniors running for may court, freshman prancing around the maypole and students showcasing their talents. The maypole has been a tradition just as long as May Day. Some students, like freshman Rachel Dumas, didn't now what maypole...

Everything students need to know about May Day 2019

Everything students need to know about May Day 2019

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under Current Events, May Day, The People, Top Stories

Once a year every spring, WLHS hosts their annual May Day celebration, that dates back nearly 100 years. Students, parents, and other members of the community gather to experience a showcase of student talent including acts of singing, dancing, acting and more. This year, the theme of the event is “Cirq...

It’s gonna be May (day)

It’s gonna be May (day)

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

May 2, 2019


Filed under Current Events, May Day, Seniors, The People, Top Stories

With the arrival of spring comes the annual May Day celebration at West Linn. A tradition that will turn 100 next year, May Day is a performance put on by students as a showcase of student talent. At the center of the celebration is the May Court, a group of 20 seniors selected through an application...

How the Government Shutdown Affects Local Families

Logan Christensen, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Opinions, The People

January 25 marked the end of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, which started on December 22nd and lasted 35 days. The government shutdown directly affected 800,000 government employees, from multiple different government agencies. This shutdown occurred because of controversy surround...

Science-savvy scholars

Science-savvy scholars

Kaleigh Henderson, Current Events Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under Academics, Current Events, Media, Photo, Photo Slideshows, The People, Top Stories

The Intel Northwest Science Expo was held on Friday, April 12 at Portland State University. There was two divisions which included 500 projects from 75 schools and organizations across the state. The West Linn-Wilsonville School District had 71 high school students competing, and among those, dozens won va...

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