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Masking up in style

Ella Notdurft loves making masks with fun patterns in all different styles and sizes to fit everybody. Photo by Ella Notdurft

Lillian Gottschling, Copy Editor

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 hoped that, by making her own masks, she would combat issues that she had been facing. Some ...

Trading pencils for keyboards

Students across all grade levels started school virtually this year using zoom and google classroom.

Audrey Lippert, Podcast and Blogs Editor

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 our state has not been able to reach the metrics set in place by Governor Brown regardin...

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

Infographic by Lily Gottschling

Lillian Gottschling, Copy Editior

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 are becoming very apparent in certain demographics. Marginalized communities are often dispropo...

The primary plan

All West Linn-Wilsonville primary schools have been online for the past two months due to COVID-19 concerns.

Audrey Lippert, Podcast and Blogs Editor

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 in-person learning as soon as the new requirements were released. Now attention has turned to public ...

Summer movies available for you

Summer movies available for you

Aidan Erdahl, Arts and Culture Editor

September 29, 2020

WLHS Teen Jobs

WLHS Teen Jobs

Caden Kesselring, Broadcast Editor in Chief

September 29, 2020

2020-2021 Athletics Update

2020-2021 Athletics Update

Megan DeVall, Sports Editor

September 25, 2020

Update on Oregon Wild Fires

Kylie Zeman, Breakdown Staff

September 23, 2020

Story by Kylie Zeman

Chasing normalcy

As the sun peeks over the horizon, seniors reconnect with their peers and absorb the scenery.

Matilda Milner, Editor-in-chief

September 7, 2020

Pandemic related cancellations have left rising seniors in somewhat of an event vacuum. Celebrations and gatherings one by one have been replaced with virtual events and zoom calls. However, when time rolled around for the annual senior sunrise, the student body wasn’t prepared to let it slide. Th...

Stepping in

Face shields assembled by Jenni Tan and her family before being shipped to hospitals, nursing homes, and first responders around the country.

Audrey Lippert, Co-Current Events Editor

April 30, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 has presented many challenges across the globe, and the community is stepping in to lighten the load. West Linn residents of all ages are working together to curb the crisis and help medical and essential workers. Local families are using what they have to make face shields and m...

Week of April 20th fishing report

Week of April 20th fishing report

Caden Kesselring, Breakdown staff

April 20, 2020

‘Even a small difference is something’

The final face shields printed and assembled by West Linn and Wilsonville's robotics teams.

Skylar Moore, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 8, 2020

As Oregon sets foot into its fourth week of the “Stay Home, Save Lives” measure, students and community members alike have been finding ways to give back and support one another during quarantine. With the increasing demand for masks, people have been engineering their own protective equipment to hel...

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