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Bringing publicity to English Language Development

Bringing publicity to English Language Development

Skylar Moore, Current Events Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Academics, The People

The word “English” fits for both of Alex Close’s job titles. Whether it’s teaching English as a subject, or the position of the English Language Development (ELD) coordinator, it’s safe to say that Close is heavily involved with language and the study of it. Close is going on his third...

After high school

After high school

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Academics, Arts and Culture, Media, The People, Video, Video

Student staff profile interview.   Broadcast journalism class staff member, sophomore Ryan Snyder, talks about his hopes for after high school. Ryan joined broadcast journalism class to learn how to make film. Here he shares how he discovered what he wanted to pursue. https://youtu.be/S__HNisL6O0

Honoring those who serve

Honoring those who serve

Kaiden Randall, Editor

September 13, 2018


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

Editors note: The author of this story participated in this event 

A Transformational Experience

A Transformational Experience

Skylar Moore, Current Events Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Current Events, The People

As humans, the desire to try something new is living somewhere in all of us. Whether it’s that new club you’ve been wanting to check out, or that new trick you’ve been aching to learn in soccer, our wild imagination compels us to try out new and unfamiliar activities. Meet Nic Hsiao, junior, one of the ma...

From animator’s eyes

From animator’s eyes

Philip Chan, Copy Editor

June 4, 2018


Filed under Graduating Class, Great Graduates, Great Graduates, Seniors, The People, Top Stories

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 connoisseur can identify its name. Brown’s greatest talent is creating exceptional stop-motion fi...

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...

Saving the Bees

Saving the Bees

Emily Martin, Green & Gold Yearbook Editor in Chief

April 25, 2018


Filed under Academics, Photo, Photo Slideshows, Staff, The People

Lifting the roof off of the hive, the Crest Beekeeping class lets the bees calm down before pulling out one of the sleeves to find the Queen. In search for the Queen bee, Swensen holds the hive cap as teacher Geoff Bingham and a Crest instructor inform the class on what the function of the Q...

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, Gun Control, Gun Violence, Media, Photo, 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...

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