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Red for Ed – Teachers walk out for school funding

Red for Ed – Teachers walk out for school funding

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

May 10, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Media, Photo Slideshows, Staff, The People, Top Stories

Over 25,000 educators, students and supporters rallied for school funding at the Portland Waterfront this last Wednesday, May 8, 2019. In at least 25 school districts, schools were closed for all or part of the day. "Today's massive turnout from educators and public school supporters sends a simple...

May Day

May Day

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Current Events, May Day, Media, Photo, Photo Slideshows, Seniors, The People, Top Stories

May Day 99

May Day 2019 welcomes first female escort

May Day 2019 welcomes first female escort

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

May 6, 2019


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

May Day 2019 included a female escort for the first time in the 99 years WLHS has had the annual tradition of the Maypole dance. The first female escort, Matilda Frysinger, walked Maypole dancer, Rachel Dumas, to her dancing spot. “My friend, Rachel, didn’t really feel comfortable having a male ...

Science-savvy scholars

Science-savvy scholars

Kaleigh Henderson, Current Events Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under Academics, Current Events, Media, Photo, Photo Slideshows, The People, Top Stories

The Intel Northwest Science Expo was held on Friday, April 12 at Portland State University. There was two divisions which included 500 projects from 75 schools and organizations across the state. The West Linn-Wilsonville School District had 71 high school students competing, and among those, dozens won va...

Climate Strike

Climate Strike

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

March 30, 2019


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

Over 1.5 million students participated in the global climate strike on March 15, 2019, from over 2,000 places. WLHS students showed their support by holding a walkout in the morning and by either marching to the Oregon City City Hall and striking there, or by joining the estimated 2,000 Portland students...

Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Media, Photo, Photo Slideshows, The People, Theatre, Top Stories

The winter production of Measure for Measure presented by the West Linn High School Theatre Arts Department. Full photo slideshow on AnakaliaFOTO....

Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Media, Photo, Photo Slideshows, Poetry, The People, Top Stories

18 students competed in the sixth annual Poetry Out Loud competition at West Linn High School on Feb. 22. Junior, Kaiden Randall, finished in first place.

Equality in coverage

Equality in coverage

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under Academics, Media, Opinions

This story was originally published in the fall 2018 edition of The Amplifier. It’s no question that throughout history, women have faced their share of inequality, and even still do today, in just about every aspect of life. However, after years of inequality within pay, representation, education, a...

A birthday to remember

A birthday to remember

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Media, The People, Top Stories

What started as a half-joking suggestion turned into a whirlwind experience when Caitlin McCabe, senior, learned that she was going to be a contestant on The Price is Right. “I was never even imagining getting on the show,” McCade said. “There were people who’ve been there like 450 times, ...

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