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School versus snow: Q&A with Superintendent Ludwig

School versus snow: Q&A with Superintendent Ludwig

Philip Chan, Opinions Section Editor
January 8, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Due to white snow and icy roads, students and staff were exempt from school on Dec. 8, 9, 15 and 16. Over email on Jan. 3, school district Superintendent Kathy Ludwig shared details regarding how these decisions are made. Here are her responses, which were edited only for journalistic style and gram...

Learning the basics

Learning the basics

Brooke McKelvey, People Editor
January 5, 2017
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Whether students were ready to design a videogame, or simply wanted to understand their computer a little better, the Hour of Code opened its doors to students with a wide range of skill levels. “We wanted to show the community to not be scared of programming,” Ben Walker, junior, said. Walke...

Snow day Q&A with Mills

Snow day Q&A with Mills

Philip Chan, Opinions Section Editor
December 17, 2016
Filed under Current Events

Snow covered the city Dec. 14, causing problems for students and staff after their release at 3:10. Principal Kevin Mills shared information regarding the snow day over email Dec. 15. Here are his responses, which were edited only for journalistic style and grammar. Question: I've heard some students' bu...

Historic Win

Historic Win

Caleb Franzen
December 13, 2016
Filed under Athletics, Current Events, Football, Top Stories

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Stealing the show

Stealing the show

Ji Hyun An, Head Print Editor
November 16, 2016
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

For journalism inspiration, students visited the University of Ore. Nov. 2 for Fall Press Day. They listened to professors and notable keynote speakers about how to improve their yearbook or newspaper, and even how to use the internet safely. “It’s always nice to hear suggestions from people you don’...

WLHS walkout video update

Ben Kohler, Staff Videographer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories, Video

Students fill courtyard in walkout

Students fill courtyard in walkout

Wally Milner and Philip Chan
November 14, 2016
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Hundreds of students walked out of class at 1:30 Monday afternoon, gathering in front of the school to protest threats, intimidation and bullying. Some students carried banners and signs with slogans like “WL strong,” “Progress has no color” and “United, not divided,” while some studen...

Diversity among the elections

Diversity among the elections

Ji Hyun An, Head Print Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Elections this year gave many possible firsts for the United States. One of them being the first LGBT governor being elected. Kate Brown, Democratic Ore. governor, became the first LGBT candidate to win a gubernatorial election. Brown obtained the governor position with a close race against Bud Pierce,...

Republicans win majorities in Congress, Presidency…Supreme Court?

Republicans win majorities in Congress, Presidency…Supreme Court?

Evan Mckinley
November 9, 2016
Filed under Current Events

In case you haven’t noticed, Donald Trump is now the President-Elect of the United States. The first result is, of course, that a Republican is President. The Republicans also retained control of the Senate, keeping their majority vote. They also control the House of Representatives, this give...

Republicans shock world: Win presidency, Senate and House

Republicans shock world: Win presidency, Senate and House

Wally Milner, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

November 8, 2016, saw one of the most incredible elections in the history of the United States. The presidential election shocked the world, while down ballot races delivered many surprises. History was made, the world was shocked, and the nation witnessed the most cataclysmic polling error to ever occur. WL...

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