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Lady Gaga gives a patriotic and powerful performance at Super Bowl 51

Zoe Craig, Editor In Chief
February 6, 2017
Filed under The People

In the midst of drones, and dancers Lady Gaga made her way to the stage for the Superbowl 51 halftime show. The world of Gaga’s performances is known to shock the audience. This performance though didn’t just shock, it made a stand.     Although rumors spread early last week that...

One note at a time

One note at a time

Jake Nielson, Web Editor
January 6, 2017
Filed under The People

Since 1924, the Portland Youth Philharmonic has gathered ensembles of excelling student musicians to play major orchestral works. This organization serves the purpose of enriching the lives of its members by exposing them to major orchestral works through rigorous rehearsals. This year, WLHS holds the large...

Mr. & Mrs. West Linn aims to entertain for a good cause

Zoe Craig
December 6, 2016
Filed under The People

This Saturday, 9 seniors will participate in the annual Mr. and Mrs. West Linn High School. The mock-pageant raises money for the non-profit organization Oregon Impact. The organization centers around safe driving. ASB puts on this annual event and for the second year they chose to support Oregon Impact.    ...

English teacher reflects

English teacher reflects

Griffin Haag, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under The People

Warm fall air blows over the top of English teacher Bret Freyer’s shining yellow 1976 Triumph TR6 as he drives along the winding roads of the countryside.  “Sometimes I take her out for drives,” Freyer said, “The warm evenings at the end of summer and the beginning of school are the best times to...

Giving the gift of sight

Giving the gift of sight

Brooke McKelvey, People Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under The People

After a long day at school, teenagers are ready to get home, sit on the couch and rest. However, for Hannah Burk, sophomore, there is someone else she has to take care of before she can zone out for the day. Burk comes home to a puppy waiting for her attention. For the past four and a half years, Bur...

Under the lights

Under the lights

Riley Badnin, Staff Writer
November 8, 2016
Filed under The People

As the bright lights of the gymnasium shone onto the stage, Averi Fels felt a spring of energy as she made people smile and laugh in her ragged Robinson Crusoe costume. After her start with Missoula Children’s Theater in Kindergarten, Fels has continued with her passion for theater. “Once I got m...

The sky’s the limit

The sky’s the limit

Ji Hyun An
October 17, 2016
Filed under The People, Top Stories

In the past, ASB has planned proms, dances and spirit weeks but this year, ASB intends to plan events that will focus on celebrating diversity and impacting the whole community. “I feel like ASB’s been just a group of glorified event planners,” Tristan Waits, senior and president of ASB, said. &...

Chamber Orchestra welcomes sophomores as they prepare for unique challenges

Nalini Oliver
October 17, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, The People

While many students associate a fresh school year with new schedules, a slew of textbooks and an already mounting workload from AP classes, a handful of sophomores put that aside for their first day as a member of West Linn High School’s Chamber Orchestra- a selective ensemble now open to grades sop...

Freshman on Varsity

October 14, 2016
Filed under Athletics, The People, Video, Volleyball

Featuring West Linn Varsity Volleyball player, Freshman Claire Matthiessen.

Bryce Cumpston, Drummer

October 12, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, The People, Video

Featuring student musician Bryce Cumpston.

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