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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...

Lindsey Spadoni

Lindsey Spadoni

Bryce Cumpston, WLHSnow Staff

November 29, 2017


Filed under The People

Q: How long have you been teaching for? A: “This is my second year teaching full time. I’ve been working in education for about eight years. Last year I taught in Hawaii at Kauai High School, so this is my second year.”   Q: Do you like West Linn so far? A: “I love West Linn...

Kenny Ewbank

Kenny Ewbank

Katherine Stallard, WLHSnow Staff

November 28, 2017


Filed under The People

Kenny Ewbank is one of the newest editions to our math department, and recently moved from San Jose, Calif. As a graduate of Georgetown University for his undergraduate, and Stanford University for his graduate, he is a well skilled math teacher, ready to teach the next generations of students. &nb...

Raul Millan

Nicole Maly, WLHSnow Staff

November 28, 2017


Filed under The People

With every start of a new school year, West Linn High School seems to always have the honor of gaining a few new teachers to the teaching staff. I got to sit down with newest Spanish teacher, Raul Millan, and talk about where he grew up and some of his passions. Millan talks about his love for growin...

Anna Crandall

Anna Crandall

Aaronette Vonleh, WLHSnow Staff

November 15, 2017


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Q:How has the school year been so far? A: Amazing! It’s been really good, I love my students, I love the other teachers and it’s a very supportive welcoming environment.   Q: What was the hardest part about transitioning to a new school? A: Even as a grown up it’s hard to make f...

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