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Students share opinions on health curriculum walkout

Students share opinions on health curriculum walkout

Skylar Moore, Copy Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

At 11:15 on Monday, Feb, 4, the school grounds became painted in blue. Students fled their classrooms in support of Oregon’s health curriculum, which offers a greater focus on consent, sex ed, sexuality, and gender identity and expression. The last-minute walk out featured several speeches, poems and so...

Students hold walkout over health curriculum

Students hold walkout over health curriculum

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

February 4, 2019


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

Today at 11:15 am students held a walkout in support of the Comprehensive Human Sexuality Education Plan, which the district was going to vote tonight on whether it will implement. The school district announced that "Tonight's School Board Meeting will be rescheduled to a later date." ...

‘We just felt like we needed a change’: protest organized for health curriculum

‘We just felt like we needed a change’: protest organized for health curriculum

Philip Chan, Co-Editor in Chief

February 3, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

In support of new health curriculum, juniors Kamerin Villagomez and Audrey Lipsey are among those asking students to walk out on Monday. The walkout was prompted by Villagomez and her friend Melanie Zumbado after they met with WLWV School Board Member Dylan Hydes during lunch on Feb. 1. They disc...

Students plan walkout over health curriculum

Students plan walkout over health curriculum

Wally Milner, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Politics, Top Stories

A group of West Linn students advocating for changes to district health curriculum is calling for a student walkout. The event, which organizers say will be held at the end of third period, on Monday, Feb. 4, comes as the culmination of a contentious process that began in 2015, when the Oregon legislatu...

Forum held to address student concerns

Forum held to address student concerns

Remy Gottschling and Andrea Secchi

February 1, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Photo Slideshows, Top Stories

On Thursday, January 29th, students and staff alike joined together to discuss current trends in the culture of West Linn. A follow up to this forum will be held Thursday, February 7th in rooms A104 and A105 during lunch. ...

Staff, students to hold forum addressing marginalization

Staff, students to hold forum addressing marginalization

Matilda Milner, Coverage Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Administration has taken action to address marginalization and bullying in an open forum scheduled for Thursday at lunch, according to an email from Annie Kaiser, ASB adviser. Kaiser, along with administrators, counselors and club advisers, have planned a couple meetings to address concerns and solut...

What happens behind the curtains?

Zoe Barnett, Staff Reporter

December 28, 2018


Filed under Current Events

On June 12, the musical of the year, "Heathers" was deemed to dark for school audiences, according to Steve Beckingham, the performing arts director. “We went back and, we went, OK now let’s talk about the issues: it had in school gun violence, and it had deaths of teenage suicide. And in theat...

5 ways to prevent sport injuries

Augustin Seigneur, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Current Events

Always wear protective gear A very common piece of protective wear is the helmet. Helmets can save your head from injury in a collision. They are most effective if they are the proper type of helmet for the activity, and fitted correctly. Other examples of protective equipment are: shin guards,...

Seniors graduate

Seniors graduate

Philip Chan, Copy Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Academics, Current Events, Seniors

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