Climbing the ranks

Trevor Menne in his office at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year.
How Trevor Menne rose from high school student to assistant principal.
September 16, 2019

Most students may not think much of their administration, but it doesn’t take much to learn about a friendly face in the halls. Most people know Trevor Menne as one of the three assistant principals,...

West Linn football kicks off a century of pride

Players break through the  West Linn banner to start the game.
West Linn played Central Catholic on Friday, Sept. 6, for the first home game of the season.
September 11, 2019


The Breakdown – May Senior Edition

May 28, 2019


Don’t panic

Don't panic
May 28, 2019

There is a high-stress level during finals, and a recent study reported that up to 31% of students primary source of stress is because of finals. While everyone responds to stress differently, panic attacks...

Red for Ed – Teachers walk out for school funding

Red for Ed - Teachers walk out for school funding
May 10, 2019

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...

May Day

May Day
May 7, 2019

May Day 99

Everything students need to know about May Day 2019

May 3, 2019

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...

It’s gonna be May (day)

It's gonna be May (day)
Talking to the 2019 May Court about the 99th May Day performance
May 2, 2019

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...

Campaigning for conservation

In one of the many ways she advocates for conservation, Athena Abrahamsen, sophomore, participated in the March for Science last April. Photo curtesy of Athena Abrahamsen
How one student at WLHS is making her voice heard
April 25, 2019

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...

How the Government Shutdown Affects Local Families

April 23, 2019

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,...

Science-savvy scholars

The plastic pollution problem is as good as solved, after Katarina Pejcinovic, junior, invented a safer plastic. Her project, titled Development of an Economically Viable, Safe, and Versatile Bioplastic, won 2nd place in the Chemistry category as well as the Oregon State University General Scholarship, a $5,000 one-time scholarship for students enrolled at Oregon State University.
April 23, 2019

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...

Crepes for a cause

After carefully creating their crepes, Emily Newbore, freshman, and Aubrey Cutler, freshman, show off their creations.
International Club hosts Crepe Day to raise money for Rafiki Village Project
April 22, 2019

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