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Measuring for Measure – a review of Thespian Troupe 1915’s latest performance

Measuring for Measure – a review of Thespian Troupe 1915’s latest performance

Violet Crabtree, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Current Events, Humor, Opinions, Theatre

The acting, the stage layout, the dramatic sound design and lighting, "Measure for Measure", written by William Shakespeare and performed by student actors these past two weeks, was a thrilling and engaging performance. Edited and directed by Steven Beckingham, of the 18 student actors in the play, nin...

School to be cancelled May 8 due to teacher ‘day of action’

School to be cancelled May 8 due to teacher ‘day of action’

Matilda Milner, Coverage editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Classes will not meet during next month’s professional growth Wednesday as a result of a vote taken at Monday night’s special school board meeting. Staff throughout the district plan to participate in a state-wide day of action. Teachers are organizing in response to anticipated budget cuts for ...

Climate Strike

Climate Strike

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

March 30, 2019


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

Over 1.5 million students participated in the global climate strike on March 15, 2019, from over 2,000 places. WLHS students showed their support by holding a walkout in the morning and by either marching to the Oregon City City Hall and striking there, or by joining the estimated 2,000 Portland students...

Choir students attend all state

Kara Steinberg, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Current Events

“I’m excited to see all the green and gold robes up there on Sunday,” Aubrey Patterson, the Choir Teacher at West Linn High School, said as her highly devoted choir students prepared to take the stage at All State Choir, on Feb 16. “All-State is an honor choir experience,” Patterson said. ...

Students march in global climate strike

Students march in global climate strike

Kaleigh Henderson, Current Events Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Politics, Top Stories

Students all over the world are striking school Friday to protest against climate change. According to Sarah Martin, senior, the plan was for all WLHS students who wished to participate to leave their classes and gather in front of the PAC at 8:45 a.m. As soon as they were all assembled, they star...

Theatre Department holds Kids Improv Day

Theatre Department holds Kids Improv Day

Rohan Ramamurthi, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Current Events

On Presidents Day, a gaggle of elementary schoolers visited the PAC for a day of theatre-related recreation. Several WLHS theatre students lead the kids through an orientation, and various theatrical or ensemble games, culminating in a final piece around the theme of “Friends of the Environment," according ...

Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

March 7, 2019


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

The winter production of Measure for Measure presented by the West Linn High School Theatre Arts Department. Full photo slideshow on AnakaliaFOTO....

Merkley will not run for president

Merkley will not run for president

Wally Milner, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Politics

In a video released Tuesday morning, Oregon junior Senator Jeff Merkley announced he would not be running for president, and would instead run for re-election to the senate. Merkley, a Democrat, has aligned himself with the progressive wing of his party. He has endorsed Medicare-for-all health expansi...

New health curriculum unanimously passed by WLWV school board

New health curriculum unanimously passed by WLWV school board

Remy Gottschling, Arts and Culture Editor

March 2, 2019


Filed under Current Events, The People

On Feb. 25, the West Linn-Wilsonville school board unanimously voted to accept the changes to the statewide health curriculum proposed in 2015. The vote, which had been postponed thanks to snow, included an open forum open to all parents and students who wanted to voice their concerns and beliefs ab...

Speaking our truth

Speaking our truth

Zoe Barnett, Mental Health Correspondent

March 1, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Photo, Photo Slideshows

Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

February 22, 2019


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

18 students competed in the sixth annual Poetry Out Loud competition at West Linn High School on Feb. 22. Junior, Kaiden Randall, finished in first place.

The purpose behind the poems

The purpose behind the poems

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under Academics, Current Events, The People, Top Stories

Every winter, sophomores at West Linn partake in Poetry Out Loud, the nationwide competition focused on bringing poetry into high schools. For some sophomores, like Brigitte Chenevert and Ty Park, the competition is a unique opportunity to show off their skills to the school, rather than a nerve-wra...

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