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May Day takes to the skies

May Day takes to the skies

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2018


Filed under Current Events, May Day, The People, Top Stories

For 20 seniors, April 27 was the time to shine. After nearly six weeks of preparation, the 98th May Day was upon them as they danced in the moonlight for friends, family and faculty in the annual spring tradition. The night went without any hiccups, a testament to all the time and effort put in by ...

Will the walkout work out?

Kellen Flynn, WLHSnow Staff

May 1, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Gun Control, The People

On April 20, students across America out of their schools to protest gun violence. At West Linn High School, around 200 people walked out, and some drove to the state capitol to demand stricter gun laws. Eliana Portillo, senior, and Abby Minch, junior, are part of the group that had planned the wal...

Students participate in nation wide walkout, protest at state capitol

Students participate in nation wide walkout, protest at state capitol

Andrea Secchi

April 24, 2018


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

  On the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre, students participated in a nation wide walkout to protest gun violence. Over sixty students traveled to Salem to talk to Oregon representatives on how they plan to fight for better gun control....

Quiz Bowl team takes home national trophy

Quiz Bowl team takes home national trophy

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2018


Filed under Current Events, The People, Top Stories

In a crowded room full of their competitors, the Quiz Bowl team faced off in their fourth round for the title of National Journalism Convention Quiz Bowl Champion. “It was quite nerve wracking,” Philip Chan, junior and team member, said, “Because we really wanted to win.” The competitio...

Journalist wins scholarship, trip to Washington D.C.

Journalist wins scholarship, trip to Washington D.C.

Philip Chan, Copy Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under The People

The revelation took Wally Milner by surprise. Milner, junior, had finished soccer practice and now sat at the dining room table with his dad. As Milner prepared to do his homework, he absentmindedly checked his email. Then, he saw the letter. “We both kind of freaked out,” Milner said. “I never reall...

What high schoolers are actually wearing

Katherine Stallard, Arts and Culture Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under The People, Video

Inspired by a popular YouTube phenomena started by creator Lexie Lombard, "What High Schoolers are Wearing" videos are popping up all over the platform. Usually created by students of the schools, these videos explore what high schoolers wear in real life, opposed to only what the media presents. This featu...

Making an impact

Making an impact

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2018


Filed under Current Events, The People, Top Stories

After a few kickstarting attempts which left the club in limbo, the Ecology Club has finally found its rhythm. With around 20 members that meet on a weekly basis, they have been actively involved in the community all year with ivy pulls and trash cleanups and hope to have their efforts carry over for ye...

Bringing it home

Bringing it home

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Current Events, The People, Top Stories

  Recently, 23 artists were recognized with 47 Northwest Scholastic Art Awards. Out of those 23, eight won Gold Key awards, the highest award given out, and their pieces will advance to compete at a national level. The option to enter a piece of art wasn’t a requirement, yet many seized the...

A Bollywood Experience

A Bollywood Experience

Aleks Brooks, WLHSnow Staff

January 9, 2018


Filed under Current Events, The People

The Model United Nations Bollywood movie night is coming up but who really knows what's going on? The Junior in charge of Bollywood movie night Carissa Russell gave me more information about Bollywood movie night and Model UN. Q: What does Model United Nations do? A:Model UN is a club who adopt...

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...

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