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What high schoolers are actually wearing

Katherine Stallard, Arts and Culture Editor

March 6, 2018

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

At one of their Saturday ivy pulls, the Ecology Club works in their section of Mary S. Young to clear out invasive species.

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2018

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

On her way to a career in photojournalism, Kendra Frankle, senior, won a Gold Key for her piece above titled All Comes Down. Frankle is one of 23 artists to have their art pieces recognized at the Northwest Scholastic Art Awards.

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2018

  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

Model UN's informational poster, updating the school about what they do.

Aleks Brooks, WLHSnow Staff

January 9, 2018

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

The poster frequently found in classroom windows promotes creating a free space for students to be themselves,

Emily Ebsen and Matilda Milner

December 8, 2017

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

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

Grading papers before class, Mr. Ewbank in his B106 classroom, prepares for his day of teaching. As a geometry, trigonometry and advanced algebra teacher, he’s always in early to help his students and create his lesson plans.

Katherine Stallard, WLHSnow Staff

November 28, 2017

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

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

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...

The next step

The next step

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2017

On the other side of the camera

Performing pre-game setup, Andrew Callaghan, senior, tests the microphone. “I am a commentator and halftime reporter,” Callaghan said. “I’m trying to redesign the social media of our school. I’m live-tweeting the game.” Despite his duties, however, his clothing is the main thing for which he is known. “Everybody has their own little identities...Emily is the Team Mom. Dominic is the business guy...I am known as the Rick Astley guy.”

Evan McKinley, Guest Writer

November 7, 2017

“This is technically my first day,” Aylish Clayton, junior, said. “They kind of just threw me into it. I said I wanted to operate the camera, so they had me up at the football game last month.” Aylish’s head-first jump is no oddity with WLHSnow Live; nearly all of the broadcaster’s train...

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