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You can make a difference

You can make a difference

Matilda Milner, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Current Events

You may have noticed boxes in your classrooms with signs advertising this year’s canned food drive, seen brightly colored posters around school, or heard it talked about in your fourth period class. Fourth period classes are competing against one another to collect the most canned foods, however,...

Celebrating other cultures

Celebrating other cultures

Grace Nickas, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Mariachi bands, bright colors, and good food were all present at the Dia de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, celebration at Wilsonville High School Nov. 1. Students involved in the Spanish language program here were encouraged to attend the celebration. “I had a great time at it,” Arianna Chappell, senior, said. ...

Radical problems

Radical problems

Wally Milner, Coverage Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Long Form Articles, Opinions, Politics, Top Stories

  It has been a surreal year. On November 8, 2016, Donald Trump was elected president, against all odds. Since that moment, the fabric of American political reality has fallen away. It has been a year that shook every individual’s understanding of the world in a direct and deeply per...

You’re under a rest

You’re under a rest

Ji Hyun An, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2017


Filed under Current Events

Mills addresses racist vandalism found in bathroom

Mills addresses racist vandalism found in bathroom

Wally Milner and Philip Chan

November 4, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Principal Kevin Mills addressed obscene graffiti on campus in a video on Oct. 27. The statement was broadcast to all students and an email was sent out to families. It came in response to at least two separate instances of racist language: a slur written on a toilet and a note left in the West Linn U...

Ready for a good time

Ready for a good time

Grace Nickas, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2017


Filed under Current Events

Decorations, costumes and candy are what typically come to mind when one thinks about Halloween. Plans for Halloween, however, vary for each person. “My gymnastics team always does something fun for Halloween,” Julie Rucker, senior, said. “This year we are having a party thrown by my coaches....

Understanding Catalan secession

Understanding Catalan secession

Wally Milner, Coverage Editor

October 28, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Politics, Top Stories

Update: Since the publication of this article, Spanish prime minister Rajoy has formally dissolved the  government of Catalonia. Ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has fled to Belgium. He faces charges of  rebellion if he returns to Spain.   On Friday the Catalan government formally declared ...

Dancing through the decades

Dancing through the decades

Sarah Heiden, WLHSnow Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

   

Journalists win “Excellence in Media” at Fall Press Day

Journalists win “Excellence in Media” at Fall Press Day

Philip Chan, Copy Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Yearbook, broadcast and journalism students won three trophies at Fall Press Day on Wednesday. About 20 arrived outside the Performing Arts Center at 6 a.m. to take the bus down to University of Oregon. The Eugene college’s School of Journalism and Communication and the Northwest Scholastic Press hos...

Surviving Hurricane Harvey

Surviving Hurricane Harvey

Sarah Heiden, WLHSnow Editor

October 22, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Wreaking havoc over Southern Texas, on Aug. 26, Hurricane Harvey flooded homes, schools, buildings and changed the landscape forever. When senior Sydney Lewis moved from West Linn to Houston, she never expected something like this. In Portland, her mother was the assistant news director and her f...

Ghost busted: Why was Snapchat blocked?

Ghost busted: Why was Snapchat blocked?

Philip Chan, Copy Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

School Wi-Fi blocked the social media app Snapchat two weeks ago, though the ban has since been lifted. The school receives Wi-Fi and other network services from the Clackamas Education Service District. This includes high-speed connectivity, cloud services and internet filtering that the West Linn...

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