WLHSnow

Living two realities

Living two realities

Brooke McKelvey, People Editor

April 20, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Having free time no longer means taking out a Nintendo DS and battling animated characters. Instead, technology companies have taken it upon themselves to bring video games to life with virtual reality. In an attempt to familiarize with this newfound fad, the Tech Lab was formed. “In Tech Lab I...

In with the lavish promposals

In with the lavish promposals

Aidan Whittemore, Copy Editor

April 20, 2017


Filed under Current Events

Promposals, the act of asking someone to prom so extravagantly that it’s considered a proposal, have been taking the internet by storm the past few prom seasons. With prom just around the corner (save the date for May 13, juniors, seniors and those invited), students have begun to join in on the fu...

Band plays a tribute for Newberg Student

Band plays a tribute for Newberg Student

Grace Nickas, Current Events Editor

April 19, 2017


Filed under Current Events

Symphonic band set out for Tualatin High School on April 11 for the Three Rivers League competition. They competed against Canby, Lake Oswego, Lakeridge, Newberg, Sherwood, Tigard, and Tualatin, placing second behind Sherwood. “We performed ‘Esprit de corps’ by Robert Jager, ‘Wedding Dance’ b...

Fire breaks out in girls’ locker room

Fire breaks out in girls’ locker room

Ji Hyun An, Head Print Manager

April 3, 2017


Filed under Current Events

Firefighters in oxygen masks arrive near the girls' locker room this morning to address a fire. The fire started in one of the girls' lockers and began burning the items, like towels, in it. "The firefighters are just extinguishing the smoke out of the building," Kevin Mills, principal, said....

Bracket or bust

Bracket or bust

Brooke McKelvey, People Editor

March 24, 2017


Filed under Current Events

Mounting on the already present stress of tests before spring break, students have growing concern about something else - their NCAA March Madness bracket. Whether it’s to test their luck or compete against their friends, students have been watching their brackets for the past week. “I keep up ...

We stand united

We stand united

Grace Nickas, Current Events Editor

March 24, 2017


Filed under Current Events

After many divisive events, the West Linn United club has decided to host a Unity Day in May. “It will be a day promoting unity through workshops,” Tristan Waits, senior, said. “It’s going to be a way to learn about everything and everyone.” While West Linn United is still working out the detai...

Hiding behind a screen

Hiding behind a screen

Aidan Whittemore, Copy Editor

March 24, 2017


Filed under Current Events

Posing as a senior named Monroe “Mo” West, an unidentified conservative student has been unrelentingly harassing liberal students via twitter. “This account is nothing more than a troll trying to get rises out of people,” Zebe Loun, senior, said. “Whoever it is running this account knows t...

The Breakdown PODCAST – March 2017

The Breakdown PODCAST – March 2017

Parker Edwards, Harry Winsper, Helene Brehl, Sarah Heiden, Cassidy Juster, and Andre Best

March 17, 2017


Filed under Current Events, THE BREAKDOWN

Episode 1 of "The Breakdown - Podcast" a news podcast covering West Linn High School. Produced by WLHSnow students in the Broadcast Journalism class. This episode is hosted by Parker Edwards, Produced by Harry Winsper.

Read more »

Mock Trial goes to state

Mock Trial goes to state

Nalini Oliver, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor

March 17, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

It's not hard to see that West Linn’s duel mock trial teams are a dedicated group of sophomores, juniors and seniors. And after their success at districts, they’re more confident than ever for the state competition on Saturday. “We’re sweeping ballots,” Hallie Thayer, junior said. “A...

Out-of-state student brings out-of-state club

Out-of-state student brings out-of-state club

Aidan Whittemore, Copy Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under Current Events, The People, Top Stories

As one of only a few students who knows what Academic Decathlon (AcaDeca) is, and being the only one courageous to take on the task of starting one, Galtsev has declared himself dictator of the club. “We didn’t really have an election for me,” Galtsev said, “so I guess I’m the dictator....

Best in the (North) West

Best in the (North) West

Grace Nickas, Current Events Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

The Symphonic Choir is headed to Bellevue, Wash. for the National Association for Music Education Northwest Division Conference. “We're going to head up to University of Puget Sound early Friday morning for a clinic and then tour around Seattle and Bellevue before we perform on Saturday,” Kat...

The independent student media site of West Linn High School
Current Events