Parking lot protest: signs and flags oppose in-person learning

After months of distance learning, West Linn students remain divided over whether they want to return, according to a recent Instagram poll posted by @wlhsnow. In Wilsonville, however, the issue is much less divisive according to Kinsley Dart, a sophomore at Wilsonville High School.
January 11, 2021

A protest appeared over the weekend in front of the West Linn-Wilsonville School District’s district office. On Jan. 10, 600 flags were planted in the ground alongside hand-painted signs advocating...

2020: A year in review

The West Linn Weekly Wake Up 2020 year in review episode explores the most exciting and influential events of 2020. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.
December 31, 2020

To wrap up 2020, podcast and blogs editor Audrey Lippert and web editor Karina Rower break down the year, month by month, listing important events that took place in each of them. Though the COVID-19 pandemic...

Student musicians selected for All-State

A display of some of the sheet music used in the All-State auditions for clarinets.
December 8, 2020

This year, in substitute for in-person auditions and competitions, the Oregon Music Educators Association held virtual All-State auditions for band, choir and orchestra. Auditions, which were sent digitally...

Race for the Oval Office

Ballot drop boxes in Oregon closed at 8 pm on Nov. 3.
An update on the 2020 Presidential Election
November 4, 2020

Podcast and blogs editor Audrey Lippert and web editor Karina Rower give an update on local and national races amidst the 2020 Election. They will be discussing the Democrats chance to overturn the senate...

Fall 2020 Breakdown

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.

Cast your vote

The first socially distanced presidential debate for the 2020 election with President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Photo courtesy of Adam Schultz under Creative Commons license.
October 28, 2020

With the presidential election closing in, Americans have less time to make decisions and cast their ballots. Many active voters believe that this election is the most important in decades and that voting...

Masking up in style

Ella Notdurft loves making masks with fun patterns in all different styles and sizes to fit everybody.
October 27, 2020

Quarantine has been a time in which many people have honed in on their skills as well as developed new ones. Ella Notdurft, senior, chose to start her own mask company, naming it Sun and Moon Masks.  Notdurft...

Trading pencils for keyboards

Students across all grade levels started school virtually this year using zoom and google classroom.
Students reflect on life in a virtual classroom
October 26, 2020

Unconventional has become the new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic. The start of school was no exception, with students and teachers having  to navigate a completely new way of learning.    Since...

Challenges faced by marginalized communities in the age of COVID-19

Infographic by Lily Gottschling
October 5, 2020

With the current pandemic, studies by the World Economic Fund have come out showing which groups are being affected the most. As the death toll reaches over 200,000 in the U.S., as of September 24, patterns...

The primary plan

All West Linn-Wilsonville primary schools have been online for the past two months due to COVID-19 concerns.
A return to in-person school for our youngest learners
October 2, 2020

A new set of metrics was released by Governor Kate Brown on Jul. 28, in an attempt to get our youngest students back in school. Kindergarten through third grade students in private schools went back to...

Summer movies available for you

September 29, 2020

WLHS Teen Jobs

September 29, 2020

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