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Amplifier 2016 Senior Edition

Nicole Joerger and Emily Topping
June 3, 2016
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Below is our Amplifier 2016 Senior Edition. Click the link below to read feature articles, and to find out where seniors are going to college. https://issuu.com/amplifier/docs/finalized  

Karaoke Lunch has Big Turnout

Karaoke Lunch has Big Turnout

Kyle Swartz, Videographer
May 19, 2016
Filed under Current Events, The People, Top Stories, Video

ASB put together a karaoke event during lunch at the senior couches. Despite the sign-up list being empty most of the week, it turned out to be a big event with a lot of memorable performances.

City Council Recruits Student Advisors

City Council Recruits Student Advisors

Evan McKinley, Staff Writer
May 13, 2016
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Want to learn more about how the city government works? Want to make your college application look even better and advise the West Linn City Council on issues that affect our demographic? Then look no further than the upcoming West Linn Youth Advisory Council. Any high school student who resides...

Fire Alarm caused by Culinary Arts class

Zoe Craig, People Co-Editor
May 10, 2016
Filed under Current Events, The People

With our school's history of fires, panic struck this morning as students were rushed out of the building at 7:30 because of a fire alarm. After 20 minutes of confusion, news hit that the school was not up in flames, instead the culinary arts class had burnt a few too many omelets during their early...

Singers attend five day N.Y.C Choral Tour (25 Photos)

Singers attend five day N.Y.C Choral Tour (25 Photos)

Nick Olson, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2016
Filed under Current Events, Photo Slideshows, Top Stories

The five day choral trip to N.Y.C included many powerful and impactful experiences such as visiting multiple memorials for 9/11, the Broadway shows the singers experienced, and visiting the awe-inspiring chapels and cathedrals scattered around the huge city. Although some singers may be less impacted...

Out With the Old, In With the New

Out With the Old, In With the New

Ji An, Current Events Editor
April 22, 2016
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Many high school juniors and seniors stress over taking their SATs, or the Scholastic Aptitude Test, in the springtime. But recently, College Board has made some major changes to the test in order to deliver more opportunities to low-income students and reflect what students were learning in school....

Choir Program visits N.Y.C. for an ‘extremely powerful’ experience

Choir Program visits N.Y.C. for an ‘extremely powerful’ experience

Nick Olson, Staff Writer
April 21, 2016
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

It was 3 A.M. when the choir students and chaperones met in the Performing Arts Center, soon to be on their five hour flight across the country. Around 45 students embarked on the five day choral trip to New York City, which took place from Mar. 31 to Apr. 4. Among the various activities they participated...

The Red Cross blood drive makes a third appearance at West Linn high school on April 14

The Red Cross blood drive makes a third appearance at West Linn high school on April 14

Nicole Joerger, Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 14, 2016
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

By now students are used to the semi-annual blood drive that West Linn high school hosts. However, this will be the first year that WLHS will be hosting a third, and smaller blood drive. This Red Cross Blood Drive is only available to seniors and select juniors. Rather than hosting the blood drive in...

Building unity through music

Building unity through music

April 11, 2016
Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

 From blowing air through their horns to playing in a concert setting, months of hard work comes together as unified band students join concert band two on stage. The idea to bring students who participate in activities such as unified soccer and unified basketball into the band classroom start...

National Service Day brings out competition with an Amazing Race Challenge (36 Photos)

National Service Day brings out competition with an Amazing Race Challenge (36 Photos)

Madeline Marshall, Athletics Editor
March 18, 2016
Filed under Current Events, Photo, Photo Slideshows

As apart of the West Linn High School Amazing Race, and in conjunction with National Service Day, a fun run was held for multiple charities as the teams competed for who could run the most laps with the help of family and friends. Over $1,000 was raised for The Oregon Humane Society, The Cooper Hill...

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