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Tasty pastries sold for hurricane relief

Tasty pastries sold for hurricane relief

Philip Chan, Copy Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

A doughnut-dealing project has drummed up over $700 since early November. Students have come in before school to collect “Dough-nations for Puerto Rico” to send to a Hurricane Maria relief fund. The effort was born spontaneously in a junior English class, according to teacher Andy West. In...

Give help this winter

Lauren Terry, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under Current Events

  With one of the coldest winters Ore. has experienced in comparison to past years, most people are fortunate to have the gift of warmth, shelter and food. Due to this blessing, it can often be hard to imagine that anyone lives differently, or to see the other side of safety from the freezing ...

P.U.S.H. for safety

P.U.S.H. for safety

Matilda Milner, Opinions Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Current Events

The West Linn police department has designed PUSH: a program to teach young women awareness about sexual assault, as well as physical defense. This three hour class is offered monthly at the West Linn police department, and it’s entirely free. PUSH leaders encourage you to bring a friend, though c...

A Bollywood Experience

A Bollywood Experience

Aleks Brooks, WLHSnow Staff

January 9, 2018


Filed under Current Events, The People

The Model United Nations Bollywood movie night is coming up but who really knows what's going on? The Junior in charge of Bollywood movie night Carissa Russell gave me more information about Bollywood movie night and Model UN. Q: What does Model United Nations do? A:Model UN is a club who adopt...

Title IX rumors disbanded

January 3, 2018


Filed under Current Events

A privilege for the privileged

A privilege for the privileged

Matilda Milner, Opinions Section Editor

December 24, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Opinions, Politics, Top Stories

On Tuesday Dec. 19, the American people were cheated.Congress failed to do what they were elected to do: put the people first. The ‘Tax cuts and Jobs Act’ is the Trump administration’s stab at determining who pays what, and how much they pay within our country. The current government tends...

Students demo robots for Hour of Code

Wally Milner, Coverage Editor

December 22, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Photo Slideshows

The robotics team demonstrated their new robots after competing in the FIRST tech challenge. Students also advertised for a new robotics club. Robotics member Parker Carlson, junior explained "What we are doing is we’re starting this new club for these bigger, more advanced robots. We need ...

‘Tis the season

‘Tis the season

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Current Events, Fall Sports, Top Stories

An integral part of every football and basketball season, the cheer team fails to go unnoticed when leading the student section in cheers and building excited energy. This past weekend, cheer transitioned from cheering at such school sporting events to their competitive season as they took home second...

Why teacher diversity matters

Why teacher diversity matters

Amir Salem, WLHSnow Staff

December 9, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

In school districts in nine major major cities across the country, the number of black teachers has gone down, some of them by a very big percentage, since the early 2000s, according to a report published in September by the Albert Shanker Institute. This lack of representation can become a really big problem for schools and also for com...

Creating a safe space

Creating a safe space

Emily Ebsen and Matilda Milner

December 8, 2017


Filed under Current Events, The People

Twenty percent of American high school students have been bullied, according to the U.S. Department  of Health and Human Services. The same statistic says that 71 percent of young people have seen bullying happen within their school. The state of Oregon is no exception. Bully Police USA estimates t...

Cyberbullying in the Lion’s Den

Cyberbullying in the Lion’s Den

Aaronette Vonleh and Anna Strobbe

December 8, 2017


Filed under Current Events

Cyberbullying has become a huge problem in society. In an effort to find out what students that have witnessed, or have been exposed to cyber bullying at West Linn High School 30 surveys were handed out to students who responded anonymously. The survey included 10 multiple choice questions. 85 ...

Plastic caps save lives

Plastic caps save lives

Sarah Heiden, Photo Editor

December 6, 2017


Filed under Current Events

Mysterious boxes appeared in Spanish classes and soon began to fill with colorful lids. To a stranger, collecting these lids may have seemed pointless. Little did they know these lids were lifesavers. Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, and for many children in Latin America battling cancer, pla...

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