Middle schoolers compete in the Broadcom Competition

Belle Cogan

March 19, 2013

The WLWV District will be sending 19 middle school students to compete in the first round of the Broadcom Masters Competition. “This is a very high-level science fair and kids are working on things that might change the wor...

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,...

Band and choir students take home accolades for musical skills

Elise Brown

May 16, 2012

Throughout the year, members of the WLHS band and choir have been working to produce quality music. Over the weekends of May 5, at the Northwest Jazz Band Festival and the State Choir Championships, and May 12, at the State Orchestra...

Ingrid Michaelson comes to Portland; new songs itching for a great performance

Claire Baumgardner

April 11, 2012

Maybe it's her sweet, unassuming smile, or perhaps it's the heartbreaking, yet reassuring, chord that her songs strike with her listeners. Whatever it is, in the past five years, Ingrid Michaelson, indie/pop musician, has risen...

School board decides how to make up for snow day

Elise Brown

April 11, 2012

When snowfall canceled the school day on March 17, one important question loomed for the administration: how would that lost time be made up? The school board answered this question on Monday, April 9, deciding that April 25,...

West Linn track team and head coach put in extra work for new season

Marija Jozic

March 23, 2012

Running along West A street in the frigid fall, a few brave souls travel together as an act of defiance to mother nature. It turns out not even the harshest of conditions can keep members of this year's track & field team...

“Super Tuesday” results in victories, uncertainties for Romney and Santorum

Elise Brown

March 7, 2012

Ten states held Republican Presidential caucuses or primaries on March 6 in the electoral tradition of “Super Tuesday.” Mitt Romney, former governor of Massachusetts, won four states decisively, while Rick Santorum, former...

Sasquatch! Music Festival provides groovy tunes, an exquisite location and a last powwow for seniors

Mary Earp

March 2, 2012

With headliners Jack White, Bon Iver and Beck, this year’s 11th annual Sasquatch! Music Festival lineup has led to an incredibly high demand for tickets. Other bands include The Shins, Tenacious D, Beirut and many more that...

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