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Q & A (positive) about blood drives

Q & A (positive) about blood drives

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

March 5, 2019

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

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...

Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

February 22, 2019

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.

The purpose behind the poems

The purpose behind the poems

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

February 21, 2019

Every winter, sophomores at West Linn partake in Poetry Out Loud, the nationwide competition focused on bringing poetry into high schools. For some sophomores, like Brigitte Chenevert and Ty Park, the competition is a unique opportunity to show off their skills to the school, rather than a nerve-wra...

A birthday to remember

A birthday to remember

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

February 19, 2019

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, ...

No horsing matter

No horsing matter

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

February 12, 2019

In high school, there are many different activities that students participate in, ranging from clubs to sports to volunteer work. For Kristen Epperson, sophomore, how she spends her time after school is in her barn with her horse, Rocky. “I’m riding five days a week for about an hour at a t...

Think ink

Think ink

Megan Riehle, Assistant Photo Editor

February 7, 2019

Students hold walkout over health curriculum

Students hold walkout over health curriculum

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

February 4, 2019

Today at 11:15 am students held a walkout in support of the Comprehensive Human Sexuality Education Plan, which the district was going to vote tonight on whether it will implement. The school district announced that "Tonight's School Board Meeting will be rescheduled to a later date." ...

How West Linn is helping young women around the world

How West Linn is helping young women around the world

Paige Rodriguez, Blogs Editor

February 3, 2019

In West Linn, it’s easy to live in a bubble. In a small town filled with wealth and privilege, it seems simpler to just to forget about the outside world. However, the young women at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints assisted the Portland Chapter in trying to pop that bubble. On Wednesda...

Race to raise: The Amazing Race

Race to raise: The Amazing Race

Ava Dillingham, Yearbook Staff Member

December 13, 2018

Editors note: The following article was written in June of 2018. As part of our effort to provide continuing coverage over the Winter break, we are publishing this as one of a continuing series of classic articles that were not published. 

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