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Maypole dance to feature first female escort

Maypole dance to feature first female escort

Zoe Barnett, Mental Health Correspondent

May 3, 2019

May Day has been a tradition at this school since 1929: 90 years of seniors running for may court, freshman prancing around the maypole and students showcasing their talents. The maypole has been a tradition just as long as May Day. Some students, like freshman Rachel Dumas, didn't now what maypole...

Everything students need to know about May Day 2019

Everything students need to know about May Day 2019

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

May 3, 2019

Once a year every spring, WLHS hosts their annual May Day celebration, that dates back nearly 100 years. Students, parents, and other members of the community gather to experience a showcase of student talent including acts of singing, dancing, acting and more. This year, the theme of the event is “Cirq...

It’s gonna be May (day)

It’s gonna be May (day)

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

May 2, 2019

With the arrival of spring comes the annual May Day celebration at West Linn. A tradition that will turn 100 next year, May Day is a performance put on by students as a showcase of student talent. At the center of the celebration is the May Court, a group of 20 seniors selected through an application...

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 ...

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