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A look inside STEM education

A look inside STEM education

Delaney Callaghan, Current Events Editor

November 14, 2019

Every early-release day, the robotics team, known as To Be Determined or TBD, hosts a STEM camp where elementary and middle schoolers have a chance to have a hands-on experience with STEM activities. Beth Landsem, junior, is one of the organizers of these events.  “For these, we have around five different ...

Our broken school system

Our broken school system

Matthew Udell, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

It's only a quarter of the way through the school year, and students are already feeling burned out and losing valuable necessities for life. They lose sleep, and time that is essential for pursuing goals and interests, which will be vital for their future. And although the school system is supposed t...

“No ill will”

“No ill will”

Matilda Milner, Co-Editor in Chief

November 8, 2019

Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) club’s Oct. 30 Instagram post began conversations about the appropriateness of a vendor present at home football games. The comment section of the post served as grounds for students to debate the morals of Chick-fil-A as an organization, the implications of the compa...

10 things to know about Friday’s demonstrations

10 things to know about Friday’s demonstrations

Skylar Moore, Co-Editor in Chief

November 8, 2019

1. After a Chick-fil-A truck showed up at the first home football game, the controversial business’s presence at a school event disturbed some students.  2. Members of the Gender Sexuality Alliance club approached teachers, expressing their concern over a contract that was signed by a par...

Neuman addresses civil discourse

Matilda Milner, Co-Editor in Chief

November 7, 2019

In a statement on the Nov. 5 Live Roar, principal Gregory Neuman solidified administration stance on demonstrations planned for Friday, Nov. 8. 

The Odditorium celebrates its 13th Halloween

The Odditorium celebrates its 13th Halloween

Audrey Lippert, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

   

GSA creates safe space

GSA creates safe space

Morgan Johnson, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2019

“I get called slurs, like in the hallways,” Susie Walters, senior and President of the Gender-Sexuality Alliance, said. The impact of bullying on queer youth is to not be taken lightly. According to the Trevor Project, “LGB youth seriously contemplate suicide at almost three times the rate of heterosexual youth.” Suicide is already th...

Girls soccer kicks off season with 7-0 win

Girls soccer kicks off season with 7-0 win

Audrey Lippert, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2019

7-0 and 0-2 are the scores of the first two games of the season for the West Linn Lions girls soccer team. The Lions beat the McMinnville Grizzlies by a score of 7-0 to kick off the season  at home, and lost to the Mountainside Mavericks at Mountainside a few weeks ago.  The team is comin...

School dances evolving for “century of pride”

School dances evolving for “century of pride”

Karina Rower, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

School dances are considered a quintessential high school experience, and are conforming to new trends as the years go on. This year, the Associated Student Body (ASB), is taking old traditions and revamping them to motivate the student body to show their school spirit. An example of these changes is ...

The Breakdown – September 2019

Nolan Lampson, Broadcast co-Editor-in-Chief

October 7, 2019

The wlhsNOW Broadcast team brings you the first Breakdown of the 2019-2020 school year. The September 2019 Breakdown

The new addition to the counseling team

The new addition to the counseling team

Emma Coke, Social Media Editor

October 4, 2019

This year, our school has a new addition to the counseling team. Austin Wilson is the new college and careers administrator.  Wilson had never really intended on becoming a college and careers administrator. "I have always enjoyed helping people," Wilson said. "becoming a college and career administrator was j...

The vaping ban is a necessity

The vaping ban is a necessity

Logan Winder, Co-Opinions Editor

October 3, 2019

On Sept. 11, the Trump administration announced that a ban on E-cigarettes was in the works. This announcement was met with many different reactions, some positive and some negative. Though the ban may be disputed, the fact that people are dying cannot. On Aug. 29, the first person died from a mys...

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