The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The independent student media site of West Linn High School


Ava Neudeck performs “Naughty” from “Matilda” at a dress rehearsal on Oct. 31.

The making of ‘Matilda’

Lillian Gottschling, Copy Editor-in-Chief
November 14, 2022
Anwesha Chowdhury, freshman and Affinity Club member, who helped at the mehndi station, smiles towards the end of Diwali. Diwali is just one holiday that Affinity celebrates. Affinity meets every other Friday in the Forum and they are open to all students, specifically students of color. This is Garg’s first year as an Affinity club member. “I have loved it,” Garg said. “Ive met so many new people and its great to share experiences. [To] just talk and get to know other people and hear about how their experience has been at the school as people of color. I think its a good bonding experience that I wouldnt get in another space.”

Affinity for the community

Joseph Murphy, Photography Editor
November 10, 2022
Center stage. Sofia Gomez, junior, plays Miss Honey in the musical Matilda. This is her second musical, as she appeared in last falls Pirates of Penzance.

Stepping into the limelight

Joseph Murphy, Photography Editor
October 28, 2022
During halftime of the football game, Sky Gomes, senior and ASB president, crowns Ajani White, senior, for Homecoming royalty. Out of six seniors, three were elected to be royal. Among elected were White, Angie Nelson, and Drew Ness. “I was in shock,” White said. “I really did not expect it. I feel great. I feel like its a great group and I feel honored to be a part of it.”

A prideful Homecoming

Joseph Murphy, Photography Editor
October 4, 2022
Students heading to their buses after school, released at 3.

Five minutes less

Preston Weller, Staff Reporter
September 29, 2022
Students filling their trays at the fruit cart in the cafeteria. These carts are available everyday during lunch.

‘We don’t want you to go hungry’

Edie Himmer, Staff Reporter
September 27, 2022
Posing for the snapshot, Jake Larsen, Rachel Han, Liam Sandie, Elsa Sandie, and Christopher Buttson show off their different washed denim jeans, paired with trending sneakers. “I think that a lot of different like textural things are gonna come in,” Sofia Gomez said. “Because I feel like a lot of people just wear jeans and a simple top.”

Fashion forward

Molly Lundstrom, Staff Reporter
September 23, 2022
There are flags mounted on the walls of each classroom, allowing students to recite the pledge if they choose to.

To say or to sit?

Rachel Han, Staff Reporter
September 19, 2022
Spending a game on the bench will become a more common occurrence for student athletes under the districts new policy


Audrey Lippert, Print Editor-in-Chief
September 16, 2022
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