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Principal Neuman addresses student body

Principal Neuman addresses student body

Caden Kesselring, Breakdown staff

March 13, 2020

Principal Neuman addressed the student body with regard to COVID-19 ahead of the extended spring break.

OSAA no way

OSAA no way

Orion Forest, Sports Editor

March 13, 2020

At first the boys and girls basketball tournaments were going to continue, but without fans or parents attending the games.  The game was canceled hours before tip-off, ending the season for basketball players across the state. As time goes on, more and more professional sports leagues are canceling an...

Breaking Down the Coronavirus

Breaking Down the Coronavirus

Mason Self, Breakdown Staff

March 12, 2020

Breakdown anchor Mason Self provides a quick update on local and national news about the COVID-19 outbreak, announced as a pandemic by the World Health Organization on Mar. 11. 

COVID-19 update: district looks to Oregon Health Authority for informed decisions

COVID-19 update: district looks to Oregon Health Authority for informed decisions

Megan Riehle, Arts and Culture Editor

March 12, 2020

As rumors and speculations about the COVID-19 virus flow through the school, administration is trying to get an idea of how the district and the state as a whole is going to handle this pandemic in relation to school closures and event cancellations. Principal Gregory Neuman is awaiting a conference...

Sanitation supplies update

Sanitation supplies update

Remy Gottschling, Coverage Editor

March 12, 2020

The Covid-19 has officially spread to Oregon and along with it the worries about the amount of cleaning supplies available to the public. But “West Linn High School is stocked up” on supplies according to principal Gregory Neuman.  More specifically, the district has provided “plenty Kleenex a...

Finding the change: new resources for stopping sexual harassment

Finding the change: new resources for stopping sexual harassment

Karina Rower, Co-Arts and Culture editor

March 9, 2020

In today’s world, it is important to reflect on the way people can come together to solve problems. The Feminist Club has become a club that supports and advocates for the benefit of the student body. In May of 2019, the conversation surrounding sexual harassment resurfaced after a variety of messages wer...

Referees and refugees

Referees and refugees

Kaleigh Henderson, Podcast Editor

March 4, 2020

On Feb. 5, the Model UN Club held a co-ed soccer tournament to raise money to support Venezuelan refugees. "We have six teams in the soccer tournament," Summer Tan, sophomore, said. "They each gave us $8 per player, and we're using that money to split the cost between supporting the Model UN tea...

A decade in hip-hop

A decade in hip-hop

Hayden Fish, Arts and Culture Editor

February 26, 2020

As 2020 marches on and the previous decade fades away, it is important to recognize the stellar works of art to come to the genre of rap and hip hop over the last 10 years. These albums have had a profound impact on the musical landscape or achieved a legendary critical or commercial status. J...

SchoolTubers

SchoolTubers

Kaleigh Henderson, Podcast Manager

February 26, 2020

There are 31 million different channels on YouTube, as of Jan. 31, 2020. In such a giant ocean of video and sound, it can be hard to grow your own presence on the global video-sharing website. But among those 31 million, that hasn't been a problem for these two channels, run by students and facult...

A safe place

A safe place

Zoe Barnett, Co-Opinion Editor

February 20, 2020

One in five teenagers suffer from a mental illness, and according to Teen Mental Health. That's 20% of our population. Teenagers experience a wide variety of mental disorders, ranging from ADHD, to anxiety, to depression and other mental disorders.  Inside the walls of classrooms, there is littl...

Unified as one

Unified as one

Orion Forest, Sports Editor

February 19, 2020

‘Rise of Skywalker’: Not with a bang but with a whimper

‘Rise of Skywalker’: Not with a bang but with a whimper

Ethan Gill, Co-Opinions Editor

February 19, 2020

  It’s never easy being the third film in a Star Wars trilogy. “Return of the Jedi” was forced to follow up the landmark piece of genre fiction that was “Empire Strikes Back,” and “Revenge of the Sith” was stuck following up two disappointing blockbusters that had little love fro...

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