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Honoring those who serve

Honoring those who serve

Kaiden Randall, Editor

September 13, 2018


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

Editors note: The author of this story participated in this event 

Administration announces new evacuation policy

Administration announces new evacuation policy

Matilda Milner, Copy Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Fire Day, Top Stories

School safety has been a hot topic in recent years. Changes to school entrances and exit policy occurred over the summer, with a new lock system and front entry way added. Another change has recently been instituted to keep staff and students safe, a new procedure for evacuating students during emer...

Auditions for the fall musical

Auditions for the fall musical

Andrea Secchi, Photo Editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Current Events, Media, Photo, Photo Slideshows, Theatre, Top Stories

Out of the thirty-eight student actors who auditioned, only eleven will be cast.

New entryway constructed to improve safety

New entryway constructed to improve safety

Philip Chan, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Visitors will now be required to enter the school through a new doorway installed over the summer. To the right of main entrance, the new entryway aims to increase student safety, according to Andrew Kilstrom, district director of communications. “Staff noted that, with the orientation of the previous school...

District names new principal

District names new principal

Philip Chan, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 14, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Gregory Neuman will assume the position of principal for the next school year, replacing Kevin Mills. In an email sent out to families on Monday, the district announced Neuman had accepted the job. “[Neuman] has a passion for equity and furthering work in the area of restorative justice, an...

Protesters occupy Portland ICE facility

Protesters occupy Portland ICE facility

Matilda Milner and Wally Milner

July 17, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Media, Photo, Photo Slideshows, Politics, Top Stories

This story may contain language some readers find offensive. Discretion is advised. 

Principal Kevin Mills leaves West Linn High School

Principal Kevin Mills leaves West Linn High School

Wally Milner and Matilda Milner

July 3, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

In an email sent to staff and families, West Linn Principal Kevin Mills announced that he will not be returning to his position for the 2018-19 school year. Mills, who was promoted from Vice Principal upon the departure of Lou Bailey, took over the position in July of 2015. According to district com...

Clearance protocol for high school concussions

Clearance protocol for high school concussions

Ben Lee, Staff Reporter

June 14, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Top Stories

What happens after student athletes get hit? “They'll come off, we'll do a complete concussion assessment and evaluation at that time,” Becca Feuerherd, school athletic trainer, said. “If it's deemed that they do have a concussion, we will communicate that to coaches. We will talk to their parents, se...

Mass shootings define our generation

Mass shootings define our generation

Wally Milner, Coverage Editor

June 8, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Gun Control, Gun Violence, Opinions, Politics, Top Stories

There has been yet another school shooting. This time in Santa Fe, Texas. It all feels so familiar. The scene. The victims. The parade of news reports. The vigils and the names take on the dull hue of an endless procession.   So familiar is it, indeed, that it has become almost a part of the sch...

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