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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

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Everything students need to know about May Day 2019

Everything students need to know about May Day 2019

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

May 3, 2019


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

Once a year every spring, WLHS hosts their annual May Day celebration, that dates back nearly 100 years. Students, parents, and other members of the community gather to experience a showcase of student talent including acts of singing, dancing, acting and more. This year, the theme of the event is “Cirq...

It’s gonna be May (day)

It’s gonna be May (day)

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

May 2, 2019


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

With the arrival of spring comes the annual May Day celebration at West Linn. A tradition that will turn 100 next year, May Day is a performance put on by students as a showcase of student talent. At the center of the celebration is the May Court, a group of 20 seniors selected through an application...

Campaigning for conservation

Campaigning for conservation

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

April 25, 2019


Filed under The People, Top Stories

At West Linn over the recent years, there have been plenty of examples of students using their voice. In April of 2018, there was a walkout against gun violence, last February there was a walkout in support of the new health curriculum implementation in the school district, and most recently in March, the...

How the Government Shutdown Affects Local Families

Logan Christensen, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Opinions, The People

January 25 marked the end of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, which started on December 22nd and lasted 35 days. The government shutdown directly affected 800,000 government employees, from multiple different government agencies. This shutdown occurred because of controversy surround...

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....

Q & A (positive) about blood drives

Q & A (positive) about blood drives

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under The People

Every year around February, the WLHS Red Cross Club hosts an all-day blood drive in the school gym. However, this drive isn’t the average event that takes up the gym for the day and is packed up by the next day; it’s an event with a purpose. Red Cross Club member Jill Schroeder, sophomore, says that...

New health curriculum unanimously passed by WLWV school board

New health curriculum unanimously passed by WLWV school board

Remy Gottschling, Arts and Culture Editor

March 2, 2019


Filed under Current Events, The People

On Feb. 25, the West Linn-Wilsonville school board unanimously voted to accept the changes to the statewide health curriculum proposed in 2015. The vote, which had been postponed thanks to snow, included an open forum open to all parents and students who wanted to voice their concerns and beliefs ab...

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