Freshman Success Team: what is it?

Freshman Success Team: what is it?

Kelsey Murphy, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2019

In these halls, there are 90 students that are part of a group called the Freshman Success Team. Now for the real question: what is it? The Freshman Success Team is a group of 90 students, all taught by the same three teachers: Jenifer Howe, Conor Greaney, and Amanda Dowd. The general idea is to h...

Goodbye Wray, hello Kloth

Wray hands off the torch to Clothe by passing him her favorite books.

Ethan Gill, Opinions Editor

September 29, 2019

After completing her student teaching under Andy West, and over seven years of teaching here, Jessica Wray, English teacher, is leaving for Franklin High School in Southeast Portland. “I have a connection that works at Franklin, he reached out to me and said, are you at all interested in teaching P...

Climbing the ranks

Trevor Menne in his office at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year.

Emma Coke and Madelyn Tabor

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, who has worked at this school since 2006. But what they may not realize is that he was once a student h...

Getting to know you: Paul Hanson

Hanson didn't start out at West Linn. He used to teach at the Royal Wolverhampton School in England.

Ethan Gill, Opinions Editor

September 14, 2019

Paul Hanson, assistant principal to senior students, didn’t always plan to be a teacher. “Probably from high school through most of college I was planning on going into the health professions and health sciences,” Hanson said. “So kind of started as like thinking of doing things like pre-...

The Breakdown – May Senior Edition

May 28, 2019


The Breakdown – April

The Breakdown - April

Nolan Lampson, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2019

The Breakdown – March

The Breakdown - March

Nolan Lampson, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2019

Red for Ed – Teachers walk out for school funding

Red for Ed - Teachers walk out for school funding

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

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 of the day. "Today's massive turnout from educators and public school supporters sends a simple...

CTE programs benefit from unexpected grant

Vice Principal Anya Hershberger

Kaleigh Henderson, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018

Editor’s note: Glenn Krake is the adviser to the Amplifier/WLHSnow.com It sounds like something out of a bad dream. Your classmates have been working on an essay for a statewide essay contest for the entire year, and you only find out one month before the deadline. You race to put it together, c...

Zoe Barnett

Zoe Barnett

September 6, 2018

The need for a second home was eating at Zoe Barnett, Sophomore so much that she would take on anything that would make her feel at home. This attitude can cause her to sink into too much at one time. “I feel like it’s just never enough,” Barnett says. “That there’s nothing for me to prove my writ...

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...

Hit The Spot – Chipotle

Rory Cheevers, WLHSnow Staff

April 2, 2018

On this edition of "Hit The Spot" Rory Cheevers heads to Chipotle to review its' succulent burritos.

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