The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The residential sector accounts for roughly 15% of natural gas consumption. As Gov. Tina Kotek has called for 36,000 new houses to be built each year, it’s vital for Oregon to move towards more sustainable energy sources in the face of climate change.

Sourcing sustainable housing

Kaelyn Jones, Student Life Editor
March 16, 2023
The Lions Unified Basketball team played against the Wilsonville Wildcats on Monday, Feb. 13. Dr. Ryan Jordan has been the assistant coach of the team since fall. “I am really proud of the unified athletes because they go out there and they just play really hard,” Jordan (pictured far left) said.

Impact of inclusion

Eden Pepos, Features Editor
February 24, 2023
Measure 114 aims to reduce gun violence rates in Oregon by banning the sale of large-capacity magazines and installing mandatory background checks before firearm purchases.

Firearm regulations cause controversy

Kaelyn Jones, Lifestyle Editor
December 7, 2022
The 2021-2022 Science Fair has begun. Students Sienna Reiner, sophomore; Emily Newton, sophomore; and Dylan Englund, sophomore; are working on their research for their project.

For the sake of the students

Mallory Cooper, Lifestyle Editor
December 2, 2021
The Breakdown - September 2017

The Breakdown – September 2017

Keaton Straub, Editor-In-Chief
September 29, 2017
The varsity baseball players geared up to face Lakeridge High School on Monday evening, April 17, at home. This is the fourteenth game of their season. West Linn ended the game with a win (7-3) defeating Lakeridge. In between plays, many of the players basked in the sunlight and cooled off.

Boys Baseball defeats Lakeridge

Ashley Nord, Journalism Staff
June 6, 2017
During Teacher Appreciation Week, Teale Iacolucci, has a special smile on her face while teaching her Advanced Algebra class. Her students applauded her as she walked in the classroom that morning to show their appreciation for her. When she realized she wanted to become a teacher she knew she had to teach here. “I did my student teaching here,” Iacolucci said. “Both my grandpa and mom graduated from here. I love being a teacher; I couldn’t imagine doing anything else.”

Teacher Appreciation Week

Mikayla Simon, Journalism Staff
June 2, 2017
What makes life worthwhile? Beloved Ulinwa, senior, presents his take on the question as part of the Honors Humanities project. According to Devon Berny, senior, the class “got that question by everyone voting on it. It could have been any question that you have in the world basically or anything you wonder.” Each project represents the answer to the class’s question with free interpretation to how they  portray their answer.

What Makes Life Worthwhile?

Eleanor Terner, Journalism Staff
May 31, 2017
leaving with a bang is exactly what Kaden Goff, 10  did. West Linn won a close meet against Tualatin with the score of 34-31.  This meet closed the regular season.

Ending the season with a Lion victory

Tayler Lundquist, Tayler Lundquist
February 10, 2017
Ebola health-care workers wear hazmat suits to protect themselves from the disease. There is currently no evidence of Ebola in Oregon.

Ebola in Oregon: what’s the risk?

Emily Topping, Assistant Editor in Chief
November 4, 2014
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