After high school

After high school

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

September 17, 2018

Student staff profile interview. Broadcast journalism class staff member, sophomore Ryan Snyder, talks about his hopes for after high school. Ryan joined broadcast journalism class to learn how to make film. Here he shares how he discovered what he wanted to pursue.

Honoring those who serve

The firefighters of station 55 raise an American flag 	over Hidden springs road.

Kaiden Randall, Editor

September 13, 2018

Editors note: The author of this story participated in this event 

A Transformational Experience

A Transformational Experience

Skylar Moore, Current Events Editor

September 11, 2018

As humans, the desire to try something new is living somewhere in all of us. Whether it’s that new club you’ve been wanting to check out, or that new trick you’ve been aching to learn in soccer, our wild imagination compels us to try out new and unfamiliar activities. Meet Nic Hsiao, junior, one of the ma...

We have had #enough

“The most offensive, obscene part of the string of shootings has been the lack of reaction. Not just from the government, which  is seemingly incapable of passing any gun control legislation, but from a populace that seems willing to sit back and accept it,” Wallace Milner, junior said. “I think you have an obligation when you see something like mass murder to stand up and demand change. I think that’s your obligation as a human being.”

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

June 16, 2018

From animator’s eyes

Brice Brown

Philip Chan, Copy Editor

June 4, 2018

Always sporting a paint-stained blue coat and headphones around the neck, senior Brice Brown exudes an offbeat sense of creativity. Here’s Brown’s party trick: Pick any Crayola crayon, and the color connoisseur can identify its name. Brown’s greatest talent is creating exceptional stop-motion fi...

May Day takes to the skies

Moments after being crowned queen and king, seniors Brady McDevitt and Matthew Lewis take a moment to appreciate their longtime friendship before continuing with May Day festivities.

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2018

For 20 seniors, April 27 was the time to shine. After nearly six weeks of preparation, the 98th May Day was upon them as they danced in the moonlight for friends, family and faculty in the annual spring tradition. The night went without any hiccups, a testament to all the time and effort put in by ...

Will the walkout work out?

Kellen Flynn, WLHSnow Staff

May 1, 2018

On April 20, students across America out of their schools to protest gun violence. At West Linn High School, around 200 people walked out, and some drove to the state capitol to demand stricter gun laws. Eliana Portillo, senior, and Abby Minch, junior, are part of the group that had planned the wal...

Saving the Bees

Checking the three bee boxes at Crest Farms, senior Andrea Swenson and juniors Sarah Martin and Tahnna Shaaban wait to inspect the hive. Crest Farms in Wilsonville offers a Beekeeping class for students to learn about bees and allowing them to work directly with nature.

Emily Martin, Green & Gold Yearbook Editor in Chief

April 25, 2018

Lifting the roof off of the hive, the Crest Beekeeping class lets the bees calm down before pulling out one of the sleeves to find the Queen. In search for the Queen bee, Swensen holds the hive cap as teacher Geoff Bingham and a Crest instructor inform the class on what the function of the Q...

Students participate in nation wide walkout, protest at state capitol

Students participate in nation wide walkout, protest at state capitol

Andrea Secchi

April 24, 2018

  On the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre, students participated in a nation wide walkout to protest gun violence. Over sixty students traveled to Salem to talk to Oregon representatives on how they plan to fight for better gun control....

Quiz Bowl team takes home national trophy

Celebrating their win, the Quiz Bowl team bounces back in the final round against their opponent Torrey Pines High School, the team that beat them in the national competition last year.

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2018

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

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...

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