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Climbing the ranks

Climbing the ranks

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

Getting to know you: Paul Hanson

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-...

Zoe Barnett

Zoe Barnett

September 12, 2019

The need for a second home was eating at Zoe Barnett, junior, 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...

The Breakdown – May Senior Edition

May 28, 2019

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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...

Kara Steinberg

Kara Steinberg

April 17, 2019

Flipping through the creamy paper of the West Linn Tidings, Kara Steinberg, freshman, skimmed over her name. Immediately, her eyes ran back to the page, shocked as her very own name stared back at her. As a fourth grader, Steinberg knew that this was not going to be the last time her name would appear...

Sarah Horn

Sarah Horn

April 17, 2019

The clock on her bedside table seemed impossible, how could it possibly be 3 a.m., wondered Sarah Horn, sophomore. “I guess I had gotten carried away, but that happens a lot,” Horn said. Horn’s been writing original music for years now. With over 90 original songs, you might call her a m...

Melanie Hall

Melanie Hall

April 17, 2019

Sitting anxiously, the young sophomore shifted in the chair, watching the clock tick. It was time for forecasting, and she was still trying to make up her mind about some classes. She could hear herself breathing shakily. Finally, after what seemed like eons, the door to the counselor's office opene...

Logan Christensen

Logan Christensen

April 17, 2019

Logan Christensen, sophomore, has been interested in writing, media, reporting and news since the 2016 presidential election. “The 2016 election was my first real experience with politics and the first time I started paying attention to the news,” Christensen said. ”I was intrigued by the ...

Violet Crabtree

Violet Crabtree

April 17, 2019

Whether it be jotting down ideas between bites of cereal in the morning, or doodling setting designs in the lulls of class, Violet Crabtree, freshman, is always working on the next story she wants to tell. “Storytelling has always been a passion of mine,” Crabtree said. “I’ve written short stor...

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