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Creating a safe space

Creating a safe space

Emily Ebsen and Matilda Milner

December 8, 2017


Filed under Current Events, The People

Twenty percent of American high school students have been bullied, according to the U.S. Department  of Health and Human Services. The same statistic says that 71 percent of young people have seen bullying happen within their school. The state of Oregon is no exception. Bully Police USA estimates t...

Lindsey Spadoni

Lindsey Spadoni

Bryce Cumpston, WLHSnow Staff

November 29, 2017


Filed under The People

Q: How long have you been teaching for? A: “This is my second year teaching full time. I’ve been working in education for about eight years. Last year I taught in Hawaii at Kauai High School, so this is my second year.”   Q: Do you like West Linn so far? A: “I love West Linn...

Kenny Ewbank

Kenny Ewbank

Katherine Stallard, WLHSnow Staff

November 28, 2017


Filed under The People

Kenny Ewbank is one of the newest editions to our math department, and recently moved from San Jose, Calif. As a graduate of Georgetown University for his undergraduate, and Stanford University for his graduate, he is a well skilled math teacher, ready to teach the next generations of students. &nb...

Raul Millan

Nicole Maly, WLHSnow Staff

November 28, 2017


Filed under The People

With every start of a new school year, West Linn High School seems to always have the honor of gaining a few new teachers to the teaching staff. I got to sit down with newest Spanish teacher, Raul Millan, and talk about where he grew up and some of his passions. Millan talks about his love for growin...

Anna Crandall

Anna Crandall

Aaronette Vonleh, WLHSnow Staff

November 15, 2017


Filed under The People

Q:How has the school year been so far? A: Amazing! It’s been really good, I love my students, I love the other teachers and it’s a very supportive welcoming environment.   Q: What was the hardest part about transitioning to a new school? A: Even as a grown up it’s hard to make f...

The next step

The next step

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, The People, Top Stories

On the other side of the camera

On the other side of the camera

Evan McKinley, Guest Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under The People

“This is technically my first day,” Aylish Clayton, junior, said. “They kind of just threw me into it. I said I wanted to operate the camera, so they had me up at the football game last month.” Aylish’s head-first jump is no oddity with WLHSnow Live; nearly all of the broadcaster’s train...

Ms. Eseppi

Ms. Eseppi

Emily Ebsen, WLHSnow Staff

November 3, 2017


Filed under The People

Q: What are your hobbies? A: “I am a big tap dancer, I have been tap dancing ever since I was in fourth grade. I am part of  a performance group, we perform at nursing homes and occasionally we put on our own performances. I also really like skiing in the winter and I’ve recently started p...

Molly Hurtado, math teacher Q & A

Haven Lee, WLHSnow Staff

November 2, 2017


Filed under The People

Q: Where were you born? A: “I was born in Hollywood, Fla. in 1967, a long time ago. I lived in Orlando until I was about seven or 8 and then we moved out west to Oregon from there.”   Q: So you’ve lived in Oregon ever since then? A: “Ever since then, yes.”   Q: How did you...

James Coombs

James Coombs

Amirhossein Salem, WLHSnow Staff

November 1, 2017


Filed under The People

Q: How was your summer and did you go to anywhere? A: My summer was great. It was very busy because I was getting ready for my new job.   Q: Did you have fun during summer with your family? A: Yes, my wife and I took our dog around the mountains to do a little hiking, and it was gr...

Ms. Patterson Q&A

Ms. Patterson Q&A

Alexander Bischel, WLHSnow Staff

October 27, 2017


Filed under The People

“I started choir in my junior year and continued with it through college until I got my vocal major, then I just got hooked.” Aubrey Patterson, new choir teacher said, “When I get to work with students who are as passionate about this as I am, it makes my day.” Patterson is a choir-loving person who loves...

Aubrey Patterson

Aubrey Patterson

Aleksander Brooks, WLHSnow Staff

October 10, 2017


Filed under The People, Uncategorized

Q: Why did you get into music and teaching? A: It's the only thing that makes me feel something every day, and it's the only career I can imagine where I would be passionate about one part of my day every day. Q: How did you get into music? A: I grew up as a pianist, and I got recruited when I was in high sch...

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