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They won’t bite

They won’t bite

Ji Hyun An, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Crowding around a blue, plastic container, high schoolers were surprised to find a small, brown and white bunny, Leo, on March 9. Leo debuted as WLHS’s first therapy pet and was later joined by a gray bunny, Lila, to help students cope with anxiety and general discomfort. “Leo has been with us sin...

Showing off

Showing off

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Current Events, Top Stories

In their most recent appearance, Thespian Troupe 1915 gave it their all at the State Festival in Salem, Ore. April 5-7 coming out on top in many categories. This success was the product of over two months of planning and rehearsals, many Thespians working diligently throughout the weeks leading up to t...

An American Dilemma

An American Dilemma

Aleks Brooks, Advertising Manager

April 2, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Gun Control, Gun Violence, Opinions

  Gun control is one of the most sensitive topics in America because of how complicated it is. Nobody wants to see what happened in Parkland or the countless other communities happen in their own. But disarming the population isn't the solution. Mahatma Gandhi a non-violence and peace advo...

AI, coral reefs, meteorites

AI, coral reefs, meteorites

Philip Chan, Copy Editor

March 19, 2018


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

More than 200 students shared their science and engineering projects as part of the CREST-Jane Goodall Science Symposium earlier this month. In the Auxiliary Gym, 243 students from West Linn High, Wilsonville High, and Arts and Technology High School presented 161 projects as part of the district’s...

CTE may change your life

CTE may change your life

Sarah Heiden, Photo Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Staff, Top Stories

With an expanding program hoping to make improvements in the upcoming years, classes such as journalism, web design and engineering look to benefit from a $425,000 grant from the Oregon Department of Education that was awarded to fund Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. “[CTE] is basica...

Spanish classes take field trip to watch foreign film, eat Latin American food

Spanish classes take field trip to watch foreign film, eat Latin American food

Philip Chan, Copy Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Current Events, Top Stories

Spanish students took a field trip to Portland to watch a Catalonian film and eat Latin American cuisine on Thursday. Three adult chaperones and about 30 students from Lisa Rodriguez and Mark Zollinger’s Spanish IV and AP Spanish classes attended. “I think it’s important for students to get out of the class...

‘This is not a drill’

‘This is not a drill’

Sarah Heiden, Photo Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Rumors spread like wildfire the moment the warning bell went off. On Wed. Feb. 7, students endured a lockout.   Stories about a gas station robbery and the involvement of a current WLHS student were primary speculations for the lockout, however Officer Jeff Halverson guaranteed that both o...

Experience Poetry Out Loud

Aleks Brooks and Samuel Misa

February 27, 2018


Filed under Current Events

Making an expensive splash, Andre Best recites "Negative" by Kevin Young. Best later placed second in the school's competition. Photo by Aleks Brooks.       Briana Alexander performing "Dear Reader" by Rita Mae Reese. Photo by Sam Misa. Delivery of "...

It’s too late

It’s too late

Wally Milner, Coverage Editor

February 23, 2018


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

The weeks following the shootings in Parkland, Florida have seen desperate conservatives frantically hiding their immorality behind the shield of time. “It’s too soon” and “don’t politicize the tragedy.” The same tired rhetoric from the same useless politicians as the same story rears its ugl...

The state of the presidency

The state of the presidency

Wally Milner, Coverage Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Opinions, Politics

On Jan. 30th, President Donald Trump presented his first official State of the Union address. After a year of chaos and controversy, the president’s speech, written by Stephen Miller, struck a strong, nationalist tone. At times aggressively partisan, the speech flitted between radically conservative ...

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