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We stand united

We stand united

Grace Nickas, Current Events Editor
March 24, 2017
Filed under Current Events

After many divisive events, the West Linn United club has decided to host a Unity Day in May. “It will be a day promoting unity through workshops,” Tristan Waits, senior, said. “It’s going to be a way to learn about everything and everyone.” While West Linn United is still working out the detai...

Hiding behind a screen

Hiding behind a screen

Aidan Whittemore, Copy Editor
March 24, 2017
Filed under Current Events

Posing as a senior named Monroe “Mo” West, an unidentified conservative student has been unrelentingly harassing liberal students via twitter. “This account is nothing more than a troll trying to get rises out of people,” Zebe Loun, senior, said. “Whoever it is running this account knows t...

The Breakdown – PODCAST March 2017

The Breakdown – PODCAST March 2017

Parker Edwards, Harry Winsper, Helene Brehl, Sarah Heiden, Cassidy Juster, and Andre Best
March 17, 2017
Filed under Current Events, THE BREAKDOWN

Episode 1 of "The Breakdown - Podcast" a news podcast covering West Linn High School. Produced by WLHSnow students in the Broadcast Journalism class. This episode is hosted by Parker Edwards, Produced by Harry Winsper.

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Mock Trial goes to state

Mock Trial goes to state

Nalini Oliver, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor
March 17, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

It's not hard to see that West Linn’s duel mock trial teams are a dedicated group of sophomores, juniors and seniors. And after their success at districts, they’re more confident than ever for the state competition on Saturday. “We’re sweeping ballots,” Hallie Thayer, junior said. “A...

Out-of-state student brings out-of-state club

Out-of-state student brings out-of-state club

Aidan Whittemore, Copy Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Current Events, The People, Top Stories

As one of only a few students who knows what Academic Decathlon (AcaDeca) is, and being the only one courageous to take on the task of starting one, Galtsev has declared himself dictator of the club. “We didn’t really have an election for me,” Galtsev said, “so I guess I’m the dictator....

Best in the (North) West

Best in the (North) West

Grace Nickas, Current Events Editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

The Symphonic Choir is headed to Bellevue, Wash. for the National Association for Music Education Northwest Division Conference. “We're going to head up to University of Puget Sound early Friday morning for a clinic and then tour around Seattle and Bellevue before we perform on Saturday,” Kat...

Thespians break a leg at Regionals

Ji Hyun An
February 13, 2017
Filed under Current Events

After practicing their skits and songs, over 20 Thespians marched over to Rex Putnam High School in Hillsboro on Feb. 3 to compete for the Regional Acting Competition. Riley Knowles, Deanna Plunkett, Laurel Sleeper, Linda Snyder and Ellen Willmarth, all seniors, played out a scene from the play “Th...

Junior State of America Conference

Junior State of America Conference

Zoe Craig, Editor In Chief
February 13, 2017
Filed under Current Events

Junior State of America is a nationwide club founded on the motto “be the change”.  JSA recently made its way to the high school when Laura Bishop, senior, transferred to West Linn. “I’ve always loved Junior State of America because of the opportunity that it gives students to engage...

Trump’s inaugural address

Trump’s inaugural address

Aidan Whittemore, Copy Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Politics, Top Stories

After taking his family to church, meeting with Obama and having a record-breaking  six religious authorities speak, President Donald Trump took the oath of office and gave his inauguration speech on Jan. 20. A common theme of the speech seemed to be how his presidency is going to bring greatness t...

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