The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The independent student media site of West Linn High School


Are our tears writing our essays? Students are taught to appeal to the emotions of our admission officers, but perhaps it has gone too far.

Demarginalizing the college admissions essay

Karina Rower, Web Editor-in-Chief
September 14, 2022

*Names have been changed to protect students’ identities* “You know, you’re lucky you have something to write about in your essays,” Alex said. “I just don’t have anything to be discriminated...

Mariam Hassan, senior, is crowned 2022 May Queen by former ASB president Averi Fels.

Amplifier continuation: Trailblazer

Audrey Lippert, Print Editor-in-Chief
May 23, 2022

CDL vs. Hybrid Learning

Kylie Zeman, Youtube Manager
March 30, 2021

Covid College Admissions

Caden Kesselring, Broadcast Editor In Chief
October 8, 2020

An open letter to the class of 2020

An open letter to the class of 2020

Remy Gottschling, Coverage Editor
May 30, 2020

To fellow members of the class of 2020, Graduating is a big deal. No matter what our graduation looks like, when it takes place or who is there, it is a major accomplishment that everyone who walks...

The Breakdown – May Senior Edition

May 28, 2019

Senior Sunrise

Senior Sunrise

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor
September 29, 2018

Seniors arrive at school hours before first bell to watch the sunrise.

Are you sure? I mean hes kind of short! Maid of honour, Kylie Fretwell jokes as she hugs bride Kennedi Byram.

Till summer do us part

Andrea Secchi, Social Media
June 8, 2018

Brice Brown

From animator’s eyes

Philip Chan, Copy Editor
June 4, 2018

Always sporting a paint-stained blue coat and headphones around the neck, senior Brice Brown exudes an offbeat sense of creativity. Here’s Brown’s party trick: Pick any Crayola crayon, and the color...

West Linn prepares for game against Grant High School. Final score was 2-1.

Season ends in overtime loss

Samuel Misa, WLHSnow Staff
December 1, 2017

    With a score of 2-3, the Varsity Soccer team ended their final game for the season with a loss. The game winning shot for the opposing Lake Oswego was made during the second half of overtime,...

After running one last play as a team, all of the Lions’ offensive starters walked off the field together for the last time. West Linn’s offensive unit put up historic numbers all season en route to the Lions’ first state championship in school history.

An athlete’s senior season

Connor Maloney, Sports Editor
June 12, 2017

Right as us seniors were getting ready to enter high school for the first time as freshman, everyone around our incoming class who had been through the whole high school experience before would always...

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