Face shields assembled by Jenni Tan and her family before being shipped to hospitals, nursing homes, and first responders around the country.

Stepping in

How community members are contributing PPE during quarantine
Audrey Lippert, Co-Current Events Editor April 30, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 has presented many challenges across the globe, and the community is stepping in to lighten the load. West Linn residents of all ages are working together to curb the crisis and...

Week of April 20th fishing report

Caden Kesselring, Breakdown staff April 20, 2020

The final face shields printed and assembled by West Linn and Wilsonville's robotics teams.

‘Even a small difference is something’

How the robotics team is stepping up to help first responders during COVID-19 quarantine
Skylar Moore, Co-Editor-In-Chief April 8, 2020

As Oregon sets foot into its fourth week of the “Stay Home, Save Lives” measure, students and community members alike have been finding ways to give back and support one another during quarantine....

Principal Neuman addresses student body

Caden Kesselring, Breakdown staff March 13, 2020

Principal Neuman addressed the student body with regard to COVID-19 ahead of the extended spring break.

The stands will stay empty, no track or any other athletes until Mar. 31

OSAA no way

Winter sports cancelled and spring sports postponed due to COVID-19
Orion Forest, Sports Editor March 13, 2020

At first the boys and girls basketball tournaments were going to continue, but without fans or parents attending the games.  The game was canceled hours before tip-off, ending the season for basketball...

Breaking Down the Coronavirus

Mason Self , Breakdown Staff March 12, 2020

Breakdown anchor Mason Self provides a quick update on local and national news about the COVID-19 outbreak, announced as a pandemic by the World Health Organization on Mar. 11. 

The OSAA has updated their website announcing the cancelation of all winter sports championships due to concerns of COVID-19 outbreaks.

COVID-19 update: district looks to Oregon Health Authority for informed decisions

Megan Riehle, Arts and Culture Editor March 12, 2020

As rumors and speculations about the COVID-19 virus flow through the school, administration is trying to get an idea of how the district and the state as a whole is going to handle this pandemic in relation...

Hand soap and tissues in the main office.

Sanitation supplies update

Remy Gottschling, Coverage Editor March 12, 2020

The Covid-19 has officially spread to Oregon and along with it the worries about the amount of cleaning supplies available to the public. But “West Linn High School is stocked up” on supplies according...

In the counseling office, you can find the pamphlets made by the Feminist Club. It includes  information involving legal rights, consent, and resources.

Finding the change: new resources for stopping sexual harassment

Karina Rower, Co-Arts and Culture editor March 9, 2020

In today’s world, it is important to reflect on the way people can come together to solve problems. The Feminist Club has become a club that supports and advocates for the benefit of the student body....

The winning team, Team Esqueda, poses with their prize: a $150 gift card to Lil' Cooperstown. Team Esqueda won the final 1-0.

Referees and refugees

Model UN holds a soccer tournament to raise money for Venezuelan refugees
Kaleigh Henderson, Podcast Editor March 4, 2020

On Feb. 5, the Model UN Club held a co-ed soccer tournament to raise money to support Venezuelan refugees. "We have six teams in the soccer tournament," Summer Tan, sophomore, said. "They each gave...

The senior lot full of cars at 10:00 a.m, an hour and a half after school starts.

Overcrowded parking: crisis or first world problem?

Lillian Gottschling, People Editor February 22, 2020

In America, receiving a car for your 16th birthday is a quintessential rite of passage for teenagers across the country, and in a wealthy community like West Linn, teenagers with cars are no rarity. Though...

Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud 2020

Kylie Zeman, Lily Frazier, and Kaleigh Henderson February 13, 2020

All sophomores memorized and performed two poems in their English classes in the past few months, and the best performance of each class moved up and performed at a school-wide competition. The winner...

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