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Hidden Figures is a fantastic movie, with lots of hidden qualities.

Hidden Figures is a fantastic movie, with lots of hidden qualities.

Alex Bischel, WLHSnow Staff

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

“Hidden Figures” is a dramatic yet realistic movie where colored people have to deal with segregation and persevere to gain respect. The movie did a great job of making me feel sympathy for the colored people of the story, and how they were treated by everyone else. As the colored women continue t...

Ghost busted: Why was Snapchat blocked?

Ghost busted: Why was Snapchat blocked?

Philip Chan, Copy Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

School Wi-Fi blocked the social media app Snapchat two weeks ago, though the ban has since been lifted. The school receives Wi-Fi and other network services from the Clackamas Education Service District. This includes high-speed connectivity, cloud services and internet filtering that the West Linn...

Is the iPhone 8 really just an iPhone 7s?

Is the iPhone 8 really just an iPhone 7s?

Ji Hyun An, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

Apple is back at it again with the new iPhones. What? iPhones? Plural? Yes, the multinational technology company released the highly anticipated iPhone 8 and 8 Plus and the iPhone X on its 10 anniversary, Oct. 12.  Preceding the release of the smartphones, rumours saying the next iPhone would ha...

Court is in session for freshman mock trial

Court is in session for freshman mock trial

Matilda Milner, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

This Monday, Matt Kellogg, social studies teacher, hosts the first freshman mock trial meeting in his room at lunch. He reports that whether or not there will be some form of tryout will be contingent on how many students decide to show up. Last year, the mock trial team placed first in state, seventh...

Karaoke Fridays make their monthly debut

Karaoke Fridays make their monthly debut

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Starting out as a fun lunch activity, Karaoke Fridays has made itself a tradition. On the first Friday of every month, students and staff alike gather around the senior couches to hear those who signed up sing their hearts out. “I like it when people go all out,” Ben Carr, senior, said. “Today Ms...

Five Netflix movies you should watch

Five Netflix movies you should watch

Wally Milner, Coverage Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture, Movie Night, Top Stories

It’s somewhat ironic that, in an age where access to entertainment is more widespread than ever, it seems impossible to decide what to watch. Netflix has thousands of movies, but scrolling through them to find the right one can often seem more trouble than it’s worth. To help you along in your searc...

“Dunkirk”: A visual masterpiece

“Dunkirk”: A visual masterpiece

Matilda Milner, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

I walked in to see “Dunkirk” feeling optimistic, excited to see a film that my friends had raved about. I walked out of “Dunkirk” feeling as though I, myself, had suffered the horrors of war. It captured emotion excellently. “Dunkirk” takes place toward the end of WWII in Dunkirk, Fra...

The Breakdown – September 2017

The Breakdown – September 2017

Keaton Straub, Editor-In-Chief

September 29, 2017


Filed under THE BREAKDOWN, Top Stories

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Powder up against cancer

Powder up against cancer

Brooke McKelvey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Early release days are usually spent out at lunch or at home relaxing. This year, however, many students chose to spend their Wednesday afternoon out on the football field either supporting or participating in the annual powder-puff football tournament. “This year has definitely been the most su...

The sword of the executive

The sword of the executive

Wally Milner, Coverage Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Opinions, Politics, Top Stories

Leading up to this weekend, two stories seemed set to dominate the American news cycle: Rising tensions with North Korea and the catastrophic damage dealt to Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria. These are two stories of incredible importance, one crisis dealing with a threat verging on existential as threa...

Voter registration day

Voter registration day

Wally Milner, Coverage Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Today is voter registration day for students. A stand outside of the F-Lab is the site where 17 year olds and 18 year olds can sign up to participate in upcoming elections. “We’re working with the Bus Project, a local, nonprofit lobbying group,” Skylar Kool, one of the student organizers, said. T...

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