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A Transformational Experience

A Transformational Experience

Skylar Moore, Current Events Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Current Events, The People

As humans, the desire to try something new is living somewhere in all of us. Whether it’s that new club you’ve been wanting to check out, or that new trick you’ve been aching to learn in soccer, our wild imagination compels us to try out new and unfamiliar activities. Meet Nic Hsiao, junior, one of the ma...

A new show is pushing the standards for a hauntingly relevant comedy

A new show is pushing the standards for a hauntingly relevant comedy

Aleks Brooks, Opinions Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Current Events

"Who Is America" is hilariously funny and frighteningly eye-opening. This show shows the ridiculousness of racism, sexism, prejudice and extreme liberalism and conservatism in our Nation. It shows the extremes people will go to to seem cultured and trendy and relevant. It truly showcases the fl...

Varsity Volleyball vs. Tigard

Varsity Volleyball vs. Tigard

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

September 9, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Current Events, Fall Sports, Media, Photo, Photo Slideshows, Sports Score, Volleyball

Varsity girls volleyball won game against Tigard.

Auditions for the fall musical

Auditions for the fall musical

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Current Events, Media, Photo, Photo Slideshows, Theatre, Top Stories

Out of the thirty-eight student actors who auditioned, only eleven will be cast.

New entryway constructed to improve safety

New entryway constructed to improve safety

Philip Chan, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Visitors will now be required to enter the school through a new doorway installed over the summer. To the right of main entrance, the new entryway aims to increase student safety, according to Andrew Kilstrom, district director of communications. “Staff noted that, with the orientation of the previous school...

District names new principal

District names new principal

Philip Chan, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 14, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Gregory Neuman will assume the position of principal for the next school year, replacing Kevin Mills. In an email sent out to families on Monday, the district announced Neuman had accepted the job. “[Neuman] has a passion for equity and furthering work in the area of restorative justice, an...

Protesters occupy Portland ICE facility

Protesters occupy Portland ICE facility

Matilda Milner and Wally Milner

July 17, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Media, Photo, Photo Slideshows, Politics, Top Stories

This story may contain language some readers find offensive. Discretion is advised. 

Principal Kevin Mills leaves West Linn High School

Principal Kevin Mills leaves West Linn High School

Wally Milner and Matilda Milner

July 3, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

In an email sent to staff and families, West Linn Principal Kevin Mills announced that he will not be returning to his position for the 2018-19 school year. Mills, who was promoted from Vice Principal upon the departure of Lou Bailey, took over the position in July of 2015. According to district com...

Mass shootings define our generation

Mass shootings define our generation

Wally Milner, Coverage Editor

June 8, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Gun Control, Gun Violence, Opinions, Politics, Top Stories

There has been yet another school shooting. This time in Santa Fe, Texas. It all feels so familiar. The scene. The victims. The parade of news reports. The vigils and the names take on the dull hue of an endless procession.   So familiar is it, indeed, that it has become almost a part of the sch...

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