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Saving lives one pint at a time

Saving lives one pint at a time

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

April 25, 2019

How the Government Shutdown Affects Local Families

Logan Christensen, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2019

January 25 marked the end of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, which started on December 22nd and lasted 35 days. The government shutdown directly affected 800,000 government employees, from multiple different government agencies. This shutdown occurred because of controversy surround...

Science-savvy scholars

Science-savvy scholars

Kaleigh Henderson, Current Events Editor

April 23, 2019

The Intel Northwest Science Expo was held on Friday, April 12 at Portland State University. There was two divisions which included 500 projects from 75 schools and organizations across the state. The West Linn-Wilsonville School District had 71 high school students competing, and among those, dozens won va...

Dear Parents: don’t prepare the road for the child

Dear Parents: don’t prepare the road for the child

Gillian McMahon, Advice Columnist

April 22, 2019

When news broke Tuesday about the college scandal, many people responded with shock. The news that stars like Lori Laughlin and other wealthy elites were bribing their way into colleges like the University of Southern California as well as cheating on entrance exams and fabricating fake athletic recruits...

Places to shop for prom

Skylar Lindstrom, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2019

Here are the best places to shop for prom this prom season. As everyone always wants to be prepared for prom months in advanced, here are the top five places to go and shop. You can find all you need at these places for affordable prices along with good quality. Janelle James - Janelle James is a dress ...

How we are Hypocrites

How we are Hypocrites

Gillian McMahon, Advice Columnist

April 20, 2019

In a fight against climate change, teens all across the country protested on March 15 to change policies and help ensure a better future. Still, some people showed up with no idea what they were protesting for and even not understanding the consequences of their actions. By not taking the time to be educated on ...

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

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

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

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

“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

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...

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