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Top ideas for gap years

Gavin Turner, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018

Taking some time between your senior year of high school and freshman year of college can be very productive. Here's five ways to spend a gap year. Foreign Exchange  There are programs set up to help students complete their...

Lobby Club to go to Salem to encourage higher education opportunities

Chrisann Kim

March 7, 2013

The Lobby Club will send 10 students to Salem, Ore. on Thursday, March 7 to participate in Opportunity Day, a rally for Oregon students hosted by the Oregon State treasury. “I'm excited for students to discover first-hand tha...

SAT not a valid source for student knowledge

Kara Elizeh

May 31, 2012

It's a rite of passage for many college bound juniors: taking the four-hour long Scholastic Assessment Test, known simply as the S.A.T. Taking the S.A.T. has become a sort of tradition in the process of applying for colleges,...

James Siderius impressive background and looks toward a promising future

Mary Earp

April 23, 2012

After earning 19 fives on AP tests, researching at Portland State University, and still finding time to hang out with friends, James Siderius, senior, has a wide array of accomplishments for a 17-year-old. Siderius is looking forw...

Tips for future college applicants from a senior who made many mistakes

Ty Clarke

April 18, 2012

For the first two years of high school, I didn't think about college, unless it was in broad generalizations about the future. So when it came time to begin the application process, I had no idea where to start. Being the oldest...

Students earn bragging rights, college credits at CCC Skills Competition

Elise Brown

February 27, 2012

Students hailing from all over Clackamas County went to Clackamas Community College on Thursday, Feb. 23 to compete in their yearly Skills Competition. Twenty-two students from WLHS competed, and five students won or placed in...

College tuition influences school choices

Mary Earp

December 14, 2011

From the housing market to finances in schools, the current economic condition is affecting nearly every area of our lives. It is also changing the way high school students applying for college, as they must make choices based...

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