Measure for Measure

Mistress Overdone and Pompey (Sydney Steinberg and Grant Halverson), surely mocking another character.

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

March 7, 2019

The winter production of Measure for Measure presented by the West Linn High School Theatre Arts Department. Full photo slideshow on AnakaliaFOTO....

Q & A (positive) about blood drives

Nick Olson donates blood during a Red Cross drive in 2018.

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

Students walked out of school on Feb. 4 in support of changes to health curriculum.

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

Kai Brown in the first round of poems.

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

For his performance of Kevin Young's

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

Caitlin McCabe, senior, with

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

Kristen Epperson, sophomore, with her horse Rocky.

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

“The hand represents one of my biggest faults which is holding onto the things I need to let go so that’s why it’s holding a dandelion.”

Megan Riehle, Assistant Photo Editor

February 7, 2019

Students hold walkout over health curriculum

Karly Durbin wipes away Gigi Schwietzer's tears after she shared a poem on why the new health curriculum plan should be adopted.

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

The Church of Latter-day Saints' beehive group and advisors remove plastic wrapping from bars of soap to be sent to young women in foreign countries.

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...

The Breakdown – January 2019

The Breakdown - January 2019

Rory Cheevers, Nolan Lampson, and Cameron Massey

January 16, 2019

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