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Conceptual Physics can be Phun

Conceptual Physics can be Phun

Zoe Barnett and Paige Rodriguez

May 17, 2019


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

When conceptual physics is cut, a decision has to be made about where the students who already forecasted for conceptual physics will go. Not having much time for preparation, students who forecast for conceptual physics now will be put in physics, and then later chemistry.   “Science is not a v...

A Quick Look at the  West Linn-Wilsonville School Board Candidates

A Quick Look at the  West Linn-Wilsonville School Board Candidates

Ethan Gill, Assistant arts and culture editor

May 17, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Politics, Top Stories

With the terms of two school board member set to end, a special district election will be held to elect new representatives to the soon to be vacant seats two and four on the West Linn Wilsonville School Board. Incumbent Chelsea King Martin is running for reelection on seat two, but seat four’s in...

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


Filed under Current Events, Media, Photo Slideshows, Staff, The People, Top Stories

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...

May Day

May Day

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Current Events, May Day, Media, Photo, Photo Slideshows, Seniors, The People, Top Stories

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May Day 2019 welcomes first female escort

May Day 2019 welcomes first female escort

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

May 6, 2019


Filed under Current Events, May Day, Media, Photo, Photo Slideshows, Top Stories

May Day 2019 included a female escort for the first time in the 99 years WLHS has had the annual tradition of the Maypole dance. The first female escort, Matilda Frysinger, walked Maypole dancer, Rachel Dumas, to her dancing spot. “My friend, Rachel, didn’t really feel comfortable having a male ...

Everything students need to know about May Day 2019

Everything students need to know about May Day 2019

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under Current Events, May Day, The People, Top Stories

Once a year every spring, WLHS hosts their annual May Day celebration, that dates back nearly 100 years. Students, parents, and other members of the community gather to experience a showcase of student talent including acts of singing, dancing, acting and more. This year, the theme of the event is “Cirq...

It’s gonna be May (day)

It’s gonna be May (day)

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

May 2, 2019


Filed under Current Events, May Day, Seniors, The People, Top Stories

With the arrival of spring comes the annual May Day celebration at West Linn. A tradition that will turn 100 next year, May Day is a performance put on by students as a showcase of student talent. At the center of the celebration is the May Court, a group of 20 seniors selected through an application...

Campaigning for conservation

Campaigning for conservation

Delaney Callaghan, People Editor

April 25, 2019


Filed under The People, Top Stories

At West Linn over the recent years, there have been plenty of examples of students using their voice. In April of 2018, there was a walkout against gun violence, last February there was a walkout in support of the new health curriculum implementation in the school district, and most recently in March, the...

Why teaching only abstinence is counterproductive

Why teaching only abstinence is counterproductive

Iris Brucker, Co-Opinions Editor

April 24, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

Sex education has always been a controversial topic, often criticized for exposing our precious children to the vulgarities of the body or promoting sex. Most sex-education talks about the actual act of sex (almost always heteronormative) and the physical components around it. We understand the anatomy a...

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